The State of the Middle East : An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution
By: Smith, Dan.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Earthscan Atlas: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (149 p.).ISBN: 9781134039227.Subject(s): Middle East -- Foreign relations | Middle East -- Maps | Middle East -- Politics and government | Naher Osten | Politik | Politischer Konflikt | Politisches SystemGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The State of the Middle East : An Atlas of Conflict and ResolutionDDC classification: 338.9/005 | 338.9005 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface to this edition; Introduction; Glossary; Part One THE SHAPING OF THE MIDDLE EAST; The Ottoman Empire; European Colonialism; The New Middle East after World War I; Decolonization; Arab Nationalism; The Formation of the State of Israel; Oil; The US Presence; Part Two ARENAS OF CONFLICT; Arab-Israeli Warfare; Israel and Palestine; Lebanon; Syria; Libya; Egypt; Algeria; Iran; The Iran-Iraq War; Iraq; The Kurds; The Gulf Wars; Saudi Arabia; Danger and Opportunity; Part Three THE STATE OF THE NATIONS; Ethnicity and Language; Religion
Life Expectancy and HealthPopulation and Urbanization; Water and Sanitation; Education and Literacy; Government and Economy; Military Spending; Energy and Transportation; Water Resources; Labour and Migration; Refugees; Gender Equality; Human Rights; Sources; Index
From the author of the bestselling The State of the World Atlas, here is an essential tool for understanding the Middle East and its pivotal role in global politics. As Western powers attempt to redraw the map of the region, Dan Smith uses his forensic skills to unravel the history of this arena of confrontation and instability, from the Ottoman Empire to the present day. With customarily acute analysis, he highlights key issues and maps their global implications to explain why the Middle East has become, and will remain, the focal point for foreign policy. The atlas covers a wide range of top
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