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Countries of the Middle East (World in Conflict-the Middle East)

by Clifton, Gunderson & Co.

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Published by ABDO & Daughters .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion - Islam,
  • Middle East,
  • Juvenile Religion,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 People & Places,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • People & Places - Middle East,
  • History - Middle East,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9438446M
    ISBN 101591974194
    ISBN 109781591974192
    OCLC/WorldCa51804676

    Marcus, Abraham, The Middle East on the Eve of Modernity: Aleppo in the Eighteenth Century, New York, Columbia University Press, Moore, John Norton (ed.), The Arab-Israeli Conflict, Volume IV: The Difficult Search for Peace (I I), Part . Sunni Muslims account for the majority of the Muslim population of all other Middle Eastern countries, except Oman, which is mainly Ibadi Muslim. The Middle East was also the birthplace of Judaism, Christianity, and Zoroastrianism. Before Israel’s creation in , Yemen, Egypt, and Iraq all had large Jewish communities.

    "The Middle East" is a term traditionally applied by western Europeans to the countries of SW Asia and NE Africa lying W of Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. Thus defined it includes Cyprus, the Asian part of Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, the West Bank and Gaza, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, the countries of the Arabian peninsula (Saudi Arabia, Yemen. Soraya Altorki’s edited volume advances our understanding of a number of issues setting at the core of the Anthropology of the Middle East. Given the vast size of the region and the diversity of topics presented by the scholars, this volume is neither an exhaustive country profile nor solely an account of where ethnographic research stands nowadays with respect to each topic.

    This is the most up-to-date book your students can find on the past, present, and future of the countries of the Middle East. A statistical profile at the start of each country's chapter gives students detailed, current information in an easy-to-use at-a-glance format. The Middle East has a limited supply of water. The countries of the region are making increased demands upon that supply. The increased demands arise from a number of goals the countries have set for themselves. The most important are maintenance or expansion of irrigation agriculture, a rising standard of living and service to an increasing population, especially in the .


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Countries of the Middle East (World in Conflict-the Middle East) by Clifton, Gunderson & Co. Download PDF EPUB FB2

There are recommendations for books on individual countries, Turkey, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Israel, and Iraq and on Jerusalem and Palestine. A number of our interviews deal with books on the role of Islam in the middle east.

Malise Ruthven looks at Islamism. Others look at Islamic militancy, the essence of Islam and Islam and modernity. Countries of the Middle East (World in Conflict-The Middle East) Library Binding – September 1, by Cory Gideon Gunderson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Cory Gideon Gunderson Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Cory Gideon Gunderson. 19 rows    Demographics of the Middle East. References [ edit ] ^ Calculated. Get this from a library. Countries of the Middle East. [Cory Gideon Gunderson] -- Introduces.

Middle East, the lands around the southern and eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea, encompassing at least the Arabian Peninsula and, by some definitions, Iran, North Africa, and sometimes beyond. Learn more about the history of the classification of the region in this article. General.

Geographically, the Middle East can be thought of as Western Asia with the addition of Egypt (which is the non-Maghreb region of Northern Africa) and with the exclusion of the Middle East was the first to experience a Neolithic Revolution (c. the 10th millennium BC), as well as the first to enter the Bronze Age (c.

– BC) and Iron Age. Bernard Louis' book on the Middle East is a concise book that clearly and elegantly presents and explains the most major and most influential events that took place throughout its history.

It's a very good introduction on the historic facts of this geographical area not only from a military point of view but also from the economic, social and Reviews: Discover the best Middle East History in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers.

The most conservative definition limits the Middle East to the countries bound by Egypt to the West, the Arab Peninsula to the South, and at most Iran to the East. A more expansive view of the Middle East, or the Greater Middle East, would stretch the region to Mauritania in West Africa and all the countries of North Africa that are members of.

The oil countries of the Middle East (A First book) Hardcover – January 1, by Emil Lengyel (Author) › Visit Amazon's Emil Lengyel Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Author: Emil Lengyel.

Many of today's countries of the Middle East were formed from the partitioning of the Ottoman Empire. Economically, the Middle East is known for its vast oil reserves. It is also known as the home of three major world religions: Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. Because of its economic, religious, and geographical location, the Middle East has.

Books shelved as middle-east-fiction: A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini, Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhaw.

I asked Sumaiyya to share with us her top recommended books from the Middle East. The following is her top 15 book choices written by authors from the Middle East region. I loved this list and found so many great book recommendations I can’t wait to get a.

Ancient Middle East, history of the region from prehistoric times to the rise of civilizations in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and other areas. The high antiquity of civilization in the Middle East is largely due to the existence of convenient land bridges and.

This book is divided into six parts. Part I contains the purpose and outline of the study, while Part II discusses the economic aspects of the major categories of taxes used in most developing countries.

The fiscal history and categorical breakdown of the tax profiles of 16 Middle Eastern countries are reviewed in Part III. books based on 10 votes: The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert Fisk, A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ot.

The ethnic groups in the Middle East refers to the peoples that reside in Western Asia and Egypt in North Africa, a transcontinental region commonly known as the Middle region has historically been a crossroad of different cultures. Since the s, the changes in political and economic factors (especially the enormous oil wealth in the region and conflicts) have.

Defining the Middle East The region we are covering spans from Morocco to Afghanistan, and is unified by many cultural and linguistic ties, as well as many shared worldviews that are reflected in the religions of the region, as list of countries we include in our definition can be found in the chart on page 6, and a detailed definition can be found in chapter 3 (“Defining the the.

The countries within this region share several common factors, including ethnic groups, geographic features, religious beliefs, and political history. The Middle East also encompasses Egypt, a North African country, due to its demographics, proximity, and shared history.

This article highlights the countries that are part of the Middle East. Best Books for Understanding Middle Eastern Culture A Small Country about to Vanish by.

Victoria Avilan (Goodreads Author) A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and The Creation of the Modern Middle East by.

David Fromkin. avg rating — 6, ratings. The Middle East has probably been debating Western modernity longer than anywhere else, as many try to become modern without becoming Western. Since the sixteenth century, when British ships and trading companies sailed in, the region has become all too aware of Western superiority on the battlefield and in the marketplace.

Middle Easterners have busily. An excellent guide to the current geopolitical status of middle eastern countries, easily understood by non-experts (like me!) but very thorough in its treatment. Read more. Helpful.

Comment Report abuse. Richard. out of 5 stars An incredibly informative book that gives a fantastic history of the Middle s: 4.Our favourite Middle East countries. With a mix of contemporary sky-rises, luxurious shopping malls, scorching desert dunes and rich culture, the Middle East is full of wonder and charm.

Enjoying relaxed cocktails on the beach, shopping till you drop, indulging in All-Inclusive resort stays – it truly is a stylish traveller’s paradise.