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A History of the Middle East

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By: Peter Mansfield

Language: English

Quality: Good

Genre: History, Politics

ISBN: 9780141011233

SKU: BE500022809679

Pages: 430

Description: A brilliant overview of the history and politics of the Middle East over the last two centuries, from Napoleon's assault on Egypt, through the slow decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire, to the painful emergence of modern nations, the Palestinian question and the growth of Islamic fundamentalism. With two new chapters on recent developments in the Middle East. This book will be essential reading for anyone wanting to understand what is perhaps the most crucial and volatile nerve centre of the world.