Interpreting the Middle East: Essential Themes

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David S. Sorenson
Avalon Publishing, Mar 2, 2010 - History - 456 pages
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Noted authorities provide topical perspectives for understanding the contemporary Middle East, organized by the fundamental themes of a regional overview, politics, economic development, gender, religion, and international issues.

 

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Contents

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GLOSSARY
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BIOGRAPHIES OF KEY PEOPLE
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CHRONOLOGY OF SIGNIFICANT MIDDLE EAST EVENTS
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CONTRIBUTORS
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Dr. David S. Sorenson is professor of national security studies at the US Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. Professor Sorenson formerly served on the faculties of Denison University and the University of Colorado at Denver, and was a fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Ohio State University. The author or editor of numerous works on Middle East politics, defense budget politics, and national security affairs, Professor Sorenson has also served as Chair of the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association, and Chair of the International Security and Arms Control Section of the American Political Science Association.

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