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The modern Middle East

Author: Ilan Pappé
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To allay any fears of bias, Pappe (political science, U. of Haifa, Israel) states in his preface his belief that Israel would benefit from being more a part of the Middle East, a view that he says nearly lost him his teaching position in 2002. Designed as an undergraduate textbook, the text uses a comparative approach, which effectively conveys the continuity of experience shared among Arabs throughout the broad
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Pappé
ISBN: 0415214084 9780415214087 0415214092 9780415214094
OCLC Number: 58647932
Description: xiii, 344 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: whose 'modern times'? --
Political history --
Economic history --
The rural history of the Middle East in the twentieth century --
Urban history --
Popular culture: music, dance and poetry --
The history of the written word --
Theatre, cinema, radio and television --
Histories of Middle Eastern women --
The many faces of Islam in the twenty-first century: three final aspects.
Responsibility: Ilan Pappé.
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A comprehensive view of the region and its recent history in a post 9/11 world, this textbook on the modern Middle East examines its urban, rural, cultural and women's histories over its political  Read more...

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'An important survey of the vital and much-neglected cultural and social history of the region.' - John Chalcraft, Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK'In his Read more...

 
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