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Understanding the contemporary Middle East

Understanding the contemporary Middle East

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Published by Boulder, Colo. in Lynne Rienner .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle East,
  • Africa, North

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJillian Schwedler and Deborah J. Gerner, eds.
    SeriesUnderstanding : introductions to the states and regions of the contemporary world
    ContributionsSchwedler, Jillian., Gerner, Deborah J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS44 .U473 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16523372M
    ISBN 109781588265654
    LC Control Number2008006857

    The third edition of Understanding the Contemporary Middle East includes two entirely new chapters, one on religion and politics and one on the economies of the Middle East, as well as a greatly expanded discussion of the invasion of Iraq. In addition, all of the chapters have been fully updated. 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. Peter Adamson chooses his best books on Philosophy in the Islamic World. Others choose books that deal with conflicts in the Middle East.

    Understanding the Contemporary Middle East, 3rd Edition / Edition 3 available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist. ISBN X ISBN Pub. Date: 07/01/ Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc. Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard® Price: $   So I suppose we have to say that "any fit reader" of the Middle East must read Edward Said. One of his best books, by the way, is about music, although orientalism will always be on the set-book .

    Lynne Rienner Publishers, celebrating 35 years of independent publishing, is known for its cutting-edge, high quality scholarly and academic books and journals in politics, social sciences, and the humanities. In the wake of 11 September , there has been much talk about the inevitable clash between "East" and "West." This book presents an alternative approach to understanding the genealogy of contemporary events. By taking students and the general reader on a guided tour of the past five hundredyears of Middle Eastern history, this book examines how the very forces associated with .


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The introductory chapter of Understanding the Contemporary Middle East examines the text's main highlights and surveys each essay's general focus as it relates to various sub-fields in the social sciences and humanities.

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Books published in The Contemporary Middle East series address the major political, economic and social debates facing the region today. Each title comprises a survey of the available literature against the background of the author's own critical interpretation which is designed to challenge and encourage independent analysis.

The third edition of "Understanding the Contemporary Middle East" includes two entirely new chapters, one on religion and politics and one on the economies of the Middle East, as well as a greatly expanded discussion of the invasion of Iraq.

In addition, all /5(43). List of Illustrations ix Preface xi 1 Introduction Jillian Schwedler 1 What Is the Middle East.

3 The Arab Uprisings 4 Organization of the Book 6 2 The Middle East: A Geographic Preface Ian R. Manners, Barbara McKean Parmenter, and Ryan King 9 Boundaries 13 Aridity and Water 19 Cityscapes 27 Conclusion 34 3 The Historical Context Arthur Goldschmidt Jr.

41 The Ancient Middle East   Understanding the Contemporary Middle East is an edited collection of essays that succeeds where so many others have failed. Rather than being merely a random sampling of contemporary articles on the Middle East, each essay is linked together into a coordinated whole/5(2).

1 review This study treats the crucial issues facing this complex region at the beginning of the 21st century. Designed as a core text for Introduction to the Middle East and Middle East Politics courses, it can also be used effectively as a supplemental reader in a wide variety of discipline-oriented curriculums/5.

2 - The Middle East - a Geographic Preface 3 - This textbook was assigned for a "Demystifying The Modern Middle East" course at Stanford University, and we've been reading chapters per week, though not in the order in which they're written in the book/5. The book also provides the building blocks and database to understand the contemporary Middle East, offers a unique insight into the Arab world, and is “a GPS to help you navigate the dramatically changing Middle East.”/5(74).

Understanding the contemporary Middle East. [Jillian Schwedler;] -- "This new edition, thoroughly revised and updated, explores both the impact of recent events in shaping the Middle East and the continuities with established patterns of political, economic, and.

Buy Understanding the Contemporary Middle East 4 by Schwedler, Jillian, Schwedler, Jillian (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(9). Understanding the contemporary Middle East. [Jillian Schwedler;] -- The fourth edition of Understanding the Contemporary Middle East has been fully revised and updated throughout to reflect the still-unfolding impact of the Arab Spring, the changing international.

The fourth edition of Understanding the Contemporary Middle East has been fully revised and updated throughout to reflect the still-unfolding impact of the Arab Spring, the changing international environment, the impasse in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and much more.

The book also includes an entirely new chapter on the role of women in the Middle East. Understanding the contemporary Middle East. [Deborah J Gerner;] -- An interdisciplinary discussion of the Middle East at the end of the twentieth century, in which fifteen scholars describe the area's geography, history, politics, international relations.

During the past decade in the Middle East, widespread war and violence, the collapse of numerous regimes, and the emergence of ISIS have caused profound geopolitical shifts.

This book addresses these changes and how they may shape the future of this tumultuous region. First, Graham E. Fuller focuses on Shari’a law and its appropriate role, if any, in the politics and governance of the Muslim. The Contemporary Middle East Series provides the first systematic attempt at studying the key actors of the dynamic, complex and strategically important MENA region, employing an innovative common format which in each case study provides an easily-digestible analysis of the origins of the state, its contemporary politics, economics and international relations.

Get this from a library! Understanding the contemporary Middle East. [Deborah J Gerner; Jillian Schwedler;] -- This multidisciplinary text aims to introduce students to the Middle East as a whole, rather than focusing on specific topics.

The issues it addresses include history, politics, women, international.(source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The third edition of "Understanding the Contemporary Middle East" includes two entirely new chapters, one on religion and politics and one on the economies of the Middle East, as well as a greatly expanded discussion of the invasion of Iraq.Contents List of Illustrations xi Preface xv 1 Introduction Jillian Schwedler 1 Organization of the Book 4 2 The Middle East: A Geographic Preface Ian R.

Manners and Barbara McKean Parmenter 9 Boundaries 12 Aridity and Water 18 Cityscapes 25 Conclusion 31 3 The Historical Context Arthur Goldschmidt Jr. 37 The Ancient Middle East 37 The Islamic Middle East as an Autonomous System