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A Brief History of the Middle East

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For over a millennium, the Islamic empires were ahead of the West in learning, technology, and medicine, and were militarily far more powerful. It took another three hundred years for the West to catch up and overtake the Middle East. In this fully updated and revised edition, historian Christopher Catherwood brings the account up to the present day and places in context the continuing friction between Israel and Palestine, the aftermath of the Iraq conflict, and the rising threat of Iran.

About the Author

Christopher Catherwood is a historian and terrorism specialist who appears regularly on CNN and the BBC. He is also the author of several books including Churchill's Folly and Merchants of Fear. He lives in Cambridge, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762441020
Author:
Catherwood, Christopher
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Subject:
Middle East
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
World History-Middle East
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20110431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
420
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.25 in

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History and Social Science » Middle East » General History
History and Social Science » World History » Middle East

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