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Understanding and teaching the modern Middle East

Author: Omnia S El Shakry
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2020] ©2020
Series: Harvey Goldberg series for understanding and teaching history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Understanding and Teaching the Modern Middle East moves away from the Orientalist frameworks that have dominated the West's understanding of the region, offering a range of fresh interpretations and approaches for teachers. The volume brings together experts on the rich intellectual, cultural, social, and political history of the Middle East, providing necessary historical context to familiarize teachers with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2020004270
(OCoLC)1145898443
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Omnia S El Shakry
ISBN: 9780299327637 0299327639
OCLC Number: 1199890788
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 364 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: Introduction: The Middle East in the world / Omnia El Shakry --
Part One: The Middle East in the classroom. Why can't you find the Middle East on a map? / Michael Gasper --
Controversy in the classroom: lessons from the modern Middle East / Omnia El Shakry --
Part Two: Understanding and teaching historical content. The legacy of Islam in the modern Middle East / Ovamir Anjum --
Colonialism, empire, and nationalist movements / Sara Pursley --
Decolonization and the reconfiguration of the global order / Muriam Haleh Davis --
The history of Israel/Palestine / Sherene Seikaly --
Understanding sectarianism as a global problem / Ussama Makdisi --
The Iranian revolution: from monarchy to the Islamic Republic / Naghmeh Sohrabi and Arielle Gordon --
Part Three: Understanding and teaching the contemporary Middle East. U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East / Nathan Citino --
America, oil, and war in the Middle East / Toby Craig Jones --
Teaching the global war on terror / Darryl Li --
Arab uprisings in the modern Middle East / Asef Bayat --
Refugees in and from the Middle East: teaching about displacement in the context of the international refugee regime / Rochelle Davis --
Part Four: Methods and sources. Literature as a source for teaching modern Middle East history / Elliott Colla --
Cinema as a source for teaching modern Middle East history / Kamran Rastegar --
Gender and sexuality: sources and methods / Hanan Hammad --
Nuancing the narrative: teaching the Jewish modern Middle East / Alma Rachel Heckman --
The Armenian genocide and the politics of knowledge / Christine Philliou --
Using primary source documents to teach nationalization and imperialism in the modern Middle East / Kit Wainer --
Keeping current: contemporary engagement when teaching modern Middle East history / Ziad Abu-Rish.
Series Title: Harvey Goldberg series for understanding and teaching history.
Responsibility: edited by Omnia El Shakry.

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