The Modern Middle East, Second Edition offers an updated complete history of Middle Eastern societies from the early modern period of the sixteenth century through the present day, situating the region in its historical and global contexts. With its use of a variety of maps, photos, primary documents, and inserts it seeks to show how Middle Eastern history is connected and parallel to much od the history of the rest of the worldBeginning with the first glimmerings of the current international state and economic systems in the sixteenth century, this book examines the impact of imperial and imperialist legacies, the great nineteenth-century transformation, cultural ...
|Title||:||The Modern Middle East|
|Author||:||James L. Gelvin|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2008|