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Author Anderson, Betty S. (Betty Signe), 1965- author.

Title A history of the modern Middle East : rulers, rebels, and rogues / Betty S. Anderson.

Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  956 A545H    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Faxon Branch - Non Fiction  956 ANDERSON    Check Shelf
Description xx, 520 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-500) and index.
Contents Prologue : Islam and the Prophet's successors -- Birth of empires : the Ottoman and Safavid Empires through the 18th century -- Reform and rebellion : the Ottoman Empire, Egypt, and Qajar Iran in the 19th century -- Social transformations : workers and nationalists in Egypt, Mount Lebanon, and the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century -- The Great War : Qajar Iran and the Ottoman Empire from revolution to World War I -- State formation and colonial control : Turkey, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Transjordan, and Saudi Arabia in the 1920s and 1930s -- Rebels and rogues : Egypt, Iraq, Transjordan, Palestine, and Israel -- Military coups : politics and violence : Iran, Turkey, and the Arab states, 1952-1980 -- Cold war battles : the Suez Crisis, Arab-Israeli conflicts, and the Lebanese civil war -- Rulers for life : state construction, consolidation, and collapse -- Upheaval : Islamism, invasion, and rebellion from the 1990s into the 21st century -- Epilogue : revolution, reaction, and civil war.
Subject Middle East -- History -- 1517- -- Textbooks.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- Textbooks.
Politics and government. (OCoLC)fst01919741
Middle East. (OCoLC)fst01241586
Chronological Term Since 1517
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Textbooks. (OCoLC)fst01423863
ISBN 9780804783248 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
0804783241 (paperback) (alkaline paper)
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