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The Hidden Hand: Middle East Fears of Conspiracy

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Publisher Comments:

As the first full-length study of conspiracy theories in the Middle East, The Hidden Hand reveals how such theories play a powerful role in the political life of the region. Placing conspiracy theories in their historical context, Daniel Pipes shows how the idea of the conspiracy has come to suffuse life in the Middle East, from the most private family conversations to the highest and most public levels of politics. Pipes then looks at conspiracies and their strength as a partial explanation for much of the regions problems, including its record of political extremism, its culture of violence, and its lack of modernization. Concluding with speculations about the future of conspiracy theories, Pipes provides a key to understanding the often complicated political culture of the Middle East.

Synopsis:

A noted Middle East specialist looks at conspiracy theories and the way they control life and politics in the region.

About the Author

Daniel Pipes is Editor of The Middle East Quarterly and Senior Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of nine books and the editor of one.

Table of Contents

Introduction * Changing the Course of History * Case Studies * In A League Of Their Own * "Greater Israel" * Irans Islamic Revolution * Iran versus Iraq versus the World * The Conspirator * Zionists and Imperialists * Why Only Zionists and Imperialists? * Who Controls Whom? * The Conspirators Nature * The Conspirators Methods * The Paranoid Style * The Conspiracy Theorist: Manipulative or Sincere? * The Conspiracy Theory * Appearances Deceive * Why So Many Conspiracy Theories? * The Trauma of Modern Islam * The Impact of Western Thought * Actual Conspiracies * Political Structures * Conclusion * Hope for the Future?

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312176884
Author:
Pipes, Daniel
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan Trade
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
Subject:
World/Middle Eastern
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
19980531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
420
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.934 in

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