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Concise History of the Middle East 5TH Editionby Arthur Goldschmidt
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Book News Annotation:
First published in 1979, this college-level introductory text ranges chronologically from the beginnings of Islam to the present. Extensive revisions reflect new scholarship and the most recent events in the Middle East including the aftermath of the Gulf War and issues surrounding the "Palestinian Question."
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 417-438) and index.
About the Author
Arthur Goldschmidt Jr., is Professor Emeritus of Middle East History at Pennsylvania State University. He is (with Lawrence Davidson) the author of A Concise History of the Middle East, Eighth Edition, and is the author as well of Modern Egypt: Foundation of a Nation-State, Second Edition. He is the recipient of the Amoco Foundation Award for Outstanding Teaching and the 2000 Middle East Studies Association Mentoring Award.
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