The Multiple Identities of the Middle East : 2000 Years of History from the Rise of Christianity to the Present Day, Paperback Book

The Multiple Identities of the Middle East : 2000 Years of History from the Rise of Christianity to the Present Day Paperback

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Most of the modern states of the Middle East are of recent origin, yet the region is the birthplace of three religions and many civilizations.

Bernard Lewis, one of the world's most respected historians of the Middle East, discusses the countries and frontiers; their religions and communities; language and loyalties to place, and Middle Eastern perceptions of outsiders.

He also considers the effect of alien ideas and influences including liberalism, nationalism, fascism, socialism and democracy.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages, maps
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Middle Eastern history
  • ISBN: 9780753808740

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