Politics and change in the Middle East: sources of conflict and accommodation
Pearson Prentice Hall, Jan 18, 2008 - History - 362 pages
This long-time best-seller uses a thematic, rather than country-by-country, approach to the region in an analysis that is at once comprehensive and, at the same time, does not underestimate the intelligence of the college audience. The authors wrote this book because there were no introductory texts taking a holistic perspective on the region. This book employs a multidisciplinary approach (political science, economics, history, anthropology) to explain the current political dynamics of the region. It avoids a country-by-country approach in favor of a thematic approach that integrates regional experiences into a whole. Major themes include political development, economic development, international relations, Islam - mainstream and jihadist, colonialism and post-colonialism; and recent political changes, with particular emphasis on the U.S. intervention in Iraq and the rising interest in democracy regionally.
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Review: Politics and Change in the Middle East (10th Edition)User Review - Chabely Valera suarez - Goodreads
Great book, although not 5 star. Explains every history detail possible an flows naturally with muslim concepts. Recommended for people interested in how the countries were evolved. Read full review
Review: Politics and Change in the Middle East (10th Edition)User Review - Byron Haast - Goodreads
Dense...because, well.. it is a text book. But for those wanting an overall and insightful analysis of the various splits and historical origins (and proud history in general) of much of the political ... Read full review