The Arabs: A History

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Basic Books, Oct 6, 2009 - Social Science - 592 pages
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A magisterial and definitive account of five centuries of Arab history

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From Ottoman domination, colonial exploitation and middle eastern power, land and money struggles to hope for the future, I felt mostly sad and confused. Not much is clear in my head and I will take ... Read full review

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This is two books. The first is a well-researched, comprehensive and highly enlightening historical survey of the history and development of the Arabs as a people, both ethnically and historically ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Eugene Rogan is a faculty fellow and university lecturer in the Modern History of the Middle East at St Antony’s College, Oxford, where he serves as director of the Middle East Centre. His previous book, Frontiers of the State in the Late Ottoman Empire, was judged by the Middle East Studies Association of North America to be the best work on the Middle East in 2000 and awarded the Albert Hourani Prize. He lives in Oxford, England.

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