A Companion to the History of the Middle East

A Companion to the History of the Middle East

Editor(s): Youssef M. Choueiri

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9781405106818

Online ISBN: 9780470996423

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996423

About this Book

A Companion to the History of the Middle East offers a fresh account of the multifaceted and multi-layered history of this region.

  • A fresh account of the multifaceted and multi-layered history of the Middle East
  • Comprises 26 newly-commissioned essays by leading international scholars
  • Primarily focused on the modern and contemporary periods
  • Covers religious, social, cultural, economic, political and military history
  • Treats the region as four differentiated political units - Iran, Turkey, Israel and the Arab world
  • Includes a section on current issues, such as oil, urban growth, the role of women, and democratic human rights

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Formative Period of Islam

  2. Part II: Cultural Traditions and Social Structure

  3. Part III: Imperial Structures and Dynastic Rule

  4. Part IV: A New Middle Eastern System

  5. Part V: The Middle East and the New World Order

  6. Part VI: Independence and Nation Building

  7. Part VII: Modern Issues and Contemporary Challenges

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