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The Arab world / William R. Polk.


4th ed.. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1980.
ISBN 0674043170, 0674043162

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Subjects Arab countries -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Arab countries -- History.
Arab countries.
Aussenpolitik.
Diplomatic relations.
Naher Osten.
USA.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Arab countries.
United States.
Series American foreign policy library.
Description xxix, 456 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Previous editions published under title: The United States and the Arab world.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 419-439) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Introduction. The people on the land -- part 2. Four legacies from the Arab past. The ancient Arabs: the code of honor -- Islam: the regulation of society -- Conquests and the Caliphate: glorious yesterdays -- The alien empires: Arab exclusion from rule -- part 3. The impact of the west. First encounters: point counterpoint -- The high cost of modernization: coming of the west -- The First World War: midwife of nationalism -- part 4. Development of the Arab states. The mandates: Iraq, Syria, Leganon, and Transjordan -- Arabia and Egypt: isolation of humiliation -- Libya and the Sudan: undisguised imperialism -- Palestine: the promised land -- part 4. The independent Arab states. Formal independence: a short flight on fledgling wings -- Coups, conflicts, and conferences -- The third round: the Six-Day War of June 1967 -- The Palestine Arab Diaspora -- The fourth round: the October 1973 war -- part 6. The matrix of the new Arab. The economy of the Arab world -- Social change and the new men -- The Arabs and the world: a quest for identity and dignity -- part 7. The United States and the Arab world. A decade of discovery -- American policies of the 1960's -- Foreign policy of the Nixon administration -- The Carter administration -- Appendixes : A. Text of the Camp David Accords -- B. Text of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Arab countries
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6379521
(OCoLC)ocm06379521
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