The Middle East: Its History and Culture

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Edited by Jason Tatlock 

University Press of Maryland
softcover
pp. 337

This book covers the span of Middle Eastern history from 1000 BC to the modern day, as well as issues such as freedom of the press, women in society, sectarian violence, democracy, and Islamic aesthetics. The history portion has individual chapters on: (1) the geography and climate; (2) the ancient Near East, (3) the rise and expansion of Islam; (4) the Persians and the Turks; (5) the Crusaders, Ayyubids, Mongols, and Mamluks; (6) the Ottoman empire; (7) British and French Imperialism; (8) the Iranian Revolution; and (9) the Arab spring and the contemporary Middle East.

ISBN: 9781934309421
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