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A history of the modern Middle East [electronic resource] / William L. Cleveland, late of Simon Fraser University, Martin Bunton, University of Victoria
E-books | Westview Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group | 2013 | Fifth edition.
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Fifth edition.
1 online resource (xix, 580 pages) : illustrations, maps ;
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Part 1: The development of Islamic civilization to the eighteenth century. The rise and expansion of Islam ; The development of Islamic civilization to the fifteenth century ; The Ottoman and Safavid empires : a new imperial synthesis -- Part 2: The beginnings of the era of transformation. Forging a new synthesis : the pattern of reforms, 1789-1849 ; The Ottoman empire and Egypt during the era of the Tanzimat ; Egypt and Iran in the late nineteenth century ; The response of Islamic society ; The era of the Young Turks and the Iranian constitutionalists ; World War I and the end of the Ottoman order -- Part 3: The struggle for independence : the interwar era to the end of World War II. Authoritarian reform in Turkey and Iran ; The Arab struggle for independence : Egypt, Iraq, and Transjordan from the interwar era to 1945 ; The Arab struggle for independence : Syria, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia from the interwar era to 1945 ; The Palestine mandate and the birth of the state of Israel -- Part 4: The independent Middle East from the end of World War II to the 1970s. Democracy and authoritarianism : Turkey and Iran ; The Middle East in the age of Nasser : the Egyptian base ; The Middle East in the age of Nasser : the radicalization of Arab politics ; Israel and the Palestinians from 1948 to the 1970s -- Part 5: The resurgence of Islam : the Middle East from the 1970s to the 1991 Gulf War. The Iranian Revolution and the revival of Islam ; Changing patterns of war and peace : Egypt and Lebanon in the 1970s and 1980s ; The Arabian Peninsula in the petroleum era ; The consolidation of authoritarian rule in Syria and Iraq : the regimes of Hafiz al-Asad and Saddam Husayn -- Part 6: Challenges to the existing order : the Middle East in the 1990s and 2000s. The Palestinian Intifada and the 1991 Gulf War ; A peace so near, a peace so far : Palestinian-Israeli relations since the 1991 Gulf War -- Patterns of continuity and change in Turkey, Iran, and Lebanon ; America's troubled moment in the Middle East ; The 2011 Arab uprisings -- Glossary.
Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Bunton, Martin P.
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