A History of the Middle East


Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd


Language: English | Number of Pages: 448 | Format: Paperback

Isbn-10: 0141011238 | Isbn-13: 9780141011233 | Publish date:  | Edition 2Rev Ed

Nicholas Pelham

Also available as: Hardcover , Audio CD , Audio Cassette , Others , eBook

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Book 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. This title contains 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 center of the world.