The Middle East

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Publisher Description

In a sweeping and vivid survey, renowned historian Bernard Lewis charts the history of the Middle East over the last 2,000 years, from the birth of Christianity through the modern era, focusing on the successive transformations that have shaped it.

Drawing on material from a multitude of sources, including the work of archaeologists and scholars, Lewis chronologically traces the political, economical, social, and cultural development of the Middle East, from Hellenization in antiquity to the impact of westernization on Islamic culture. Meticulously researched, this enlightening narrative explores the patterns of history that have repeated themselves in the Middle East.

From the ancient conflicts to the current geographical and religious disputes between the Arabs and the Israelis, Lewis examines the ability of this region to unite and solve its problems and asks if, in the future, these unresolved conflicts will ultimately lead to the ethnic and cultural factionalism that tore apart the former Yugoslavia.

Elegantly written, scholarly yet accessible, The Middle East is the most comprehensive single volume history of the region ever written from the world’s foremost authority on the Middle East.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
2009
December 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
448
Pages
PUBLISHER
Scribner
SELLER
SIMON AND SCHUSTER DIGITAL SALES INC
SIZE
14.4
MB

Customer Reviews

M.M.MD M ,

The most elegant writings

This book is very fascinating and intriguing writing about history.i
I recommend it to everyone that love history ,especially about Iran and Persia.

Elsaksitunes ,

Boring

I was very excited to read about the history of the Middle East instead I’ve wasted 15 minuets of my life reading about clothes. I think at this point I’m too bored to carry on reading.

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