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Over the centuries, the Middle East has confounded the dreams of conquerors and peacemakers alike. In this classic work, Peter Mansfield follows the historic struggle of the region over the last two hundred years. This new edition updates recent developments in the Middle East, including the turbulent events in Afghanistan, the troubled relationship between the U.S. and Iraq, the continuing Arab-Israeli conflict, and the rise of Islamic Jihad.

Incisive and illuminating, A History of the Middle East is essential reading for anyone wishing to understand what is perhaps the most crucial and volatile nerve center of the modern world.

About the Author

Peter Mansfield (1928–1996) corresponded regularly for the Financial Times, Economist, and London Sunday Times on Middle Eastern affairs. The author and editor of numerous works, he is best known for his comprehensive study The Arabs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140125382
Author:
Mansfield, Peter
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
Pelham, Nicolas
Location:
London
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
History
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
General History
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
100-987
Publication Date:
19920601
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.76x5.06x.70 in. .50 lbs.

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