Modern Middle East by Albert Hourani
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Modern Middle East
By Albert Hourani

The Modern Middle East

2nd Revised edition

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Modern Middle East by Albert Hourani

Book Description

This textbook assembles key writings on the modern history of the Middle East by some of the most distinguished specialists in the field. The book aims to meet the needs of a wide range of students. After a general introduction by Albert Hourani, the essays are arranged in four sections: reforming elites and changing relations with Europe 1789-1918; transformation in society and economy 1789-1918; imperialism and nationalism in the interwar period; and the Middle East since World War II. This revised edition contains a range of additional material on the history of the region since the 1990s.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781860649639
ISBN-10: 1860649637
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 51mm)
Pages: 712
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 12-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Featuring the history of the Arab peoples from the seventh century, when the new religion of Islam began to spread from the Arabian peninsula westwards, this book offers an insight into a perpetually troubled region. It also includes events such as 9/11, the US invasion of Iraq and the fall of the Mubarak and Ben Ali regimes in Egypt and Tunisia.

Come with Me from Lebanon by Albert Hourani Come with Me from Lebanon, Hardback (November 1994)

A story of an American woman's life in Lebanon and the events that lead to her husband's assassination. Through her entries from her diaries and excerpts from his letters, Kerr examines her husband's ideals and goals to promote reconciliation in among the factions in Lebanese society.

Islam in European Thought by Albert Hourani Islam in European Thought, Paperback (July 1992)

A collection of essays focusing on the relation between European and Islamic thought and culture from the late-eighteenth century to the twentieth century.

Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age 1798-1939 by Albert Hourani Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age 1798-1939, Paperback (June 1983)

This book is a most comprehensive study of the modernizing trend of political and social thought in the Arab Middle East.

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Author Biography - Albert Hourani

Albert Hourani (1915-1993) was Emeritus Fellow of St Antony's College, Oxford and Reader in the Modern History of the Middle East at the University of Oxford. His books include 'A History of the Arab Peoples'. Philip S. Khoury is Professor of History and Kenan Sahin Dean of the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His books include Urban Notables and Arab Nationalism (1983) and Syria and the French Mandate (1987), and Tribes and State Formation in the Middle East (1990). Mary C. Wilson is Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is author of King Abdullah, Britain and the Making of Jordan (1987).

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