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Author Lewis, Bernard, 1916-2018

Title Notes on a century : reflections of a Middle East historian / Bernard Lewis ; with Buntzie Ellis Churchill.

Publication Info. New York : Viking, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  956 LEW    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  956.0072 LEWIS    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  956 L58N    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  B-LEWIS, B.    Check Shelf
Description xi, 388 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 358-372) and index.
Contents Early days -- The war years -- In the Ottoman archives -- Cultural diplomacy -- Why study history? -- Episodes in an academic life -- Crossing the Atlantic -- The neighborhood -- The clash of civilizations -- Orientalism and the cult of right thinking -- Judgment in Paris -- Writing and rewriting history -- Politics and the Iraq War -- In sum -- Appendix I. The dirge -- Appendix II. Honors and publications.
Summary Presents the life and career of the Middle East specialist, from his professional relationships with world leaders to his accomplishments in world politics, and offers the author's analysis of the political transformation of the region.
Subject Lewis, Bernard, 1916-2018
Middle East specialists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Middle East -- Historiography.
Middle East -- History -- 20th century.
Middle East -- History -- 21st century.
Added Author Churchill, Buntzie Ellis, 1939-
ISBN 9780670023530: $28.95
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