Struggle And Survival In The Modern Middle East
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📒Struggle And Survival In The Modern Middle East ✍ Edmund Burke
✏Struggle and Survival in the Modern Middle East Book Summary : Until the 1993 first edition of this book, one thing had been missing in Middle Eastern history—depiction of the lives of ordinary Middle Eastern men and women, peasants, villagers, pastoralists, and urbanites. Now updated and revised, the second edition has added six new portraits of individuals set in the contemporary period. It features twenty-four brief biographies drawn from throughout the Middle East—from Morocco to Afghanistan—in which the reader is provided with vantage points from which to understand modern Middle Eastern history "from the bottom up." Spanning the past 160-plus years and reflecting important transformations, these stories challenge elite-centered accounts of what has occurred in the Middle East and illuminate the previously hidden corners of a largely unrecorded world.
📒I Nadia Wife Of A Terrorist ✍ Nadia
✏I Nadia Wife of a Terrorist Book Summary : A young woman tells the story of her marriage to a man who became a brutal Islamic extremist after he joined the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) in rural Algeria in the early 1990s.
📒The Modern Middle East ✍ Ilan Pappé
✏The Modern Middle East Book Summary : The Gulf states. Two introductory chapters on political and economic history set the broader context. The main text focuses on the experience of everyday people from Ottoman and colonial times through the present. Rural and urban history, popular culture, music, literature, theatre and other media, women, and the many faces of Islam are the chapter topics. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).
📒Popular Politics In The Making Of The Modern Middle East ✍ John Chalcraft
✏Popular Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East Book Summary : A ground-breaking account of popular protest in the Middle East and North Africa from the eighteenth century to the present. A work of unprecedented range and depth, this book will be welcomed by undergraduates and graduates studying protest in the region and beyond.
📒An Introduction To The Modern Middle East Student Economy Edition ✍ David Sorenson
✏An Introduction to the Modern Middle East Student Economy Edition Book Summary : An overview of the history, religion, political economy, and politics of the Middle East, with individual chapters devoted to each of the countries in the Persian (Arabian) Gulf, Eastern Mediterranean, and North Africa.
📒Emergence Of Minorities In The Middle East ✍ Benjamin Thomas White
✏Emergence of Minorities in the Middle East Book Summary : This book uses a study of Syria under the French mandate to show what historical developments led people to start describing themselves and others as 'minorities'.
📒The Middle East And Islamic World Reader ✍ Marvin E. Gettleman
✏The Middle East and Islamic World Reader Book Summary : “The many facets of Middle Eastern history and politics are admirably represented in this far-ranging anthology” (Publishers Weekly). In this insightful anthology, historians Marvin E. Gettleman and Stuart Schaar have assembled a broad selection of documents and contemporary scholarship to give a view of the history of the peoples from the core Islamic lands, from the Golden Age of Islam to today. With carefully framed essays beginning each chapter and brief introductory notes accompanying over seventy readings, the anthology reveals the multifaceted societies and political systems of the Islamic world. Selections range from theological texts illuminating the differences between Shiite and Sunni Muslims, to diplomatic exchanges and state papers, to memoirs and literary works, to manifestos of Islamic radicals. This newly revised and expanded edition covers the dramatic changes in the region since 2005, and the popular uprisings that swept from Tunisia in January 2011 through Egypt, Libya, and beyond. The Middle East and Islamic World Reader is a fascinating historical survey of complex societies that—now more than ever—are crucial for us to understand. “Ambitious . . . A timely work, it focuses mainly on sociopolitical texts dating from the rise of Islam to the debates concerning U.S. foreign policy in the post-9/11 world.” —Choice
📒Justice Interrupted ✍ Elizabeth F. Thompson
✏Justice Interrupted Book Summary : The Arab Spring uprising of 2011 is portrayed as a dawn of democracy in the region. But the revolutionaries were—and saw themselves as—heirs to a centuries-long struggle for just government and the rule of law. In Justice Interrupted we see the complex lineage of political idealism, reform, and violence that informs today’s Middle East.
📒Modern Afghanistan ✍ Amin Saikal
✏Modern Afghanistan Book Summary : Afghanistan's history is a sad one. This book provides an understanding of this troubled country that grounds Afghanistan's problems in rivalries stemming from a series of dynastic alliances within the successive royal families, from the end of the eighteenth century to the pro-Communist coup of 1978.
📒Struggle And Survival In Palestine Israel ✍ Mark LeVine
✏Struggle and Survival in Palestine Israel Book Summary : "This wonderful volume illuminates the human dimensions of the complex and often painful history of modern Palestine/Israel by vividly relating the life stories of a variety of individuals and exploring how their experiences have been profoundly shaped by the recurrent struggles over this land. It highlights the importance of human agency in shaping history, but also the impact of historical events and processes on individuals' life choices. This book is not only a valuable resource for teaching but is also of great value to anyone interested in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and in the perspectives and destinies of those who have lived in its shadows."--Zachary Lockman, New York University. "This book is a welcome and essential addition to the extensive literature on the conflict in Israel/Palestine that tends to overlook the individual and their personal experiences. It is through these personal stories that one best appreciates the complex realities of this land. Each of the powerful narratives chosen by the contributors to this valuable volume is like a microcosmos that teaches us about the diverse realities in Israel and Palestine as a whole. This is a refreshing and original contribution to a field of inquiry that is craving for such a novel approach."--Ilan Pappé, author of The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty