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Minorities in the Middle East : a history of struggle and self-expression

Author: Mordechai Nisan
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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A study of all the indigenous peoples of the Middle East. Pressed to persist in a threatening environment, these minorities (including Kurds, Berbers, Baluchi, Druzes, 'Alawites, Armenians,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nisan, Mordechai.
Minorities in the Middle East.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2002
(OCoLC)608614064
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mordechai Nisan
ISBN: 0786413751 9780786413751
OCLC Number: 49902149
Description: ix, 341 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: the Middle Eastern mosaic --
Kurds: a legacy of struggle and suffering --
Berbers: between rebellion and submission --
Baluch: from obscurity to geostrategic importance --
Druzes: freedom without independence --
ʻAlawites: to power and the unknown --
Copts: from majority people to minority religion --
Armenians: talent, tragedy, and territorial loss --
Assyrians: an ancient people, a perennial struggle --
Maronites: sophistication and missed opportunities --
Sudanese Christians: tribulations and war in Black Africa --
Jews: Zionist achievement, lingering question --
Jews, Israel, and the minorities. The Middle Eastern mosaic --
States and nations --
Minorities in the Middle East --
The debate about minorities --
Principles and means of conict resolution --
Muslim minorities --
Kurds --
Berbers --
Baluch --
Heterodox Muslim minorities --
Druzes --
ʻAlawites --
Christian minorities --
Copts --
Armenians --
Assyrians --
Maronites --
Sudanese Christians --
Jews, Israel, and other Middle Eastern minorities --
Zionist achievement --
Judaism --
Toward Jewish independence --
Jews, Israel, and the minorities --
Elusiveness of political rule.
Responsibility: Mordechai Nisan.

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