The Middle East: A History

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/6/2010
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Praised for its straightforward and accessible style, this text provides a general introduction to the chief elements in Middle Eastern history, allowing readers to proceed into more specialized topics and themes with a solid understanding of the most current scholarship in the field

Table of Contents

List of Maps
List of Charts and Genealogies
Preface to the Seventh Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Geographic Prologue
Pre-Islamic Politics and Society in the Middle East
Muhammad: His Life and Leadership
The Establishment of the Muslim State
The Spread and Organization of the Muslim Empire Under the Umayyads
The Flowering of the Muslim World Under the Early Abbasids
Muslim Theology and Law
Muslim Civilization in the Middle East
Social Patterns
The Early Medieval Middle East
The Late Medieval Middle East
The Byzantine Empire
Ottoman Origins and Early History
The Winning of the Ottoman Empire
Expansion of the Ottoman Empire
Institutions of the Ottoman Empire
The Ottoman Empire as a World Power
The Flowering and Collapse of Safavid Iran
The Transformation of the Ottoman Empire
The Retreat of the Ottoman Empire Begins
The Era of the French Revolution and Napoleon
Mahmud II: Greek Nationalism and Ottoman Reform
Mehmet Ali, Ismail, and the Development of Egypt
Ottoman Tanzimat and European Ambitions
Abdulhamid II and Autocratic Reform
The Young Turks and Nationalism
British Occupation of Egypt and the Sudan
Qajar Iran and Reform
Iran's Constitutional Revolution
Impact of World War I upon the Middle East
The Turkish Republic Under Ataturk
Iran Between the Two World Wars
Egypt, the Sudan, and Libya
Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq Under the Mandate System
Palestine and Transjordan
World War II and the Middle East
Turkey from 1945 to 1980
Turkey Becomes More Democratic
Iran: Oil, Nationalism, Royal Dictatorship, and Social Change
The Islamic Republic of Iran
Central Asia, the Caucasus, and Wars in Afghanistan
The Partition of Palestine: Israel and Hashimite Jordan
Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinians After 1973
The Egyptian Republic and Independent Sudan
Egypt, Sudan, and Libya Since 1970
Independent Lebanon and Syria
Iraq After World War II
Smaller Arabian States
Saudi Arabia, Oil, and O.P.E.C
Trends Since 1945
List of Websites
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