The Middle East, a history.

2d ed. [rev. and enl.].. New York, Knopf [1968] .

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Subjects Middle East -- History -- 20th century.
Middle East -- History.
Middle East.
Description xiv, 749, xxx pages maps 24 cm
Copyright Date [1968]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Geographic prologue -- Pre-Islamic politics and society in the Middle East -- PART I. The rise and spread of Islam. Muhammad: his life and leadership -- The establishment of the Muslim state -- Islam -- The spread and organization of the Muslim empire under the Umayyads -- The flowering of the Muslim world under the Abbasids -- Muslim theology and law -- Muslim culture -- The end of medieval Islam -- PART II. The Ottoman empire. The Byzantine empire -- Early Turkish states of Asia Minor -- Ottoman origins and early institutions -- The winning of the Ottoman empire -- Building the Ottoman empire -- Institutions of the Ottoman empire -- The Ottoman empire as a world power -- A century of stagnation and decay -- The decline and retreat of the Ottoman empire -- PART III. European imperialism in the modern Middle East. The era of the French revolution and Napoleon -- Mahmud II : nationalism and reform -- Muhammad Ali and the development of modern Egypt -- European ambitions and diplomacy in the Middle East -- From Tanzimat to the constitution -- Abdul Hamid II and despotism -- The young Turks -- Arab nationalism -- PART IV. The contemporary Middle East. Impact of World War I upon the Middle East -- The Middle East at the Paris Peace Conference -- The Turkish Republic under Atatürk -- The fertile crescent under the mandate system -- Palestine and Transjordan -- Egypt and the Sudan -- Shah Reza's Iran -- World War II and the Middle East -- Turkey becomes a democracy -- Iran : nationalism versus imperialism -- Oil and Arabia -- The Arab crescent and the Arab League -- The partition of Palestine: Israel and Hashimite Jordan -- The advent of the Egyptian Republic -- World interest in the Middle East.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Middle East
Network Numbers (OCoLC)443546
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Fisher, Sydney Nettleton, 1906-1987.
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