A longtime bestseller, Politics and Change in the Middle East employs a multidisciplinary approach to explain the dynamics in the region.
Through politics, economics, culture, and history, this text offers a rugged analytical framework that familiarizes students with the Middle East and helps them to critically evaluate contemporary developments. Thematically organized, Politics and Change in the Middle East introduces students to the primary actors and issues that define the region and its role in world politics.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Traditional Cultures of the Middle East: The Cradle of Civilization and Politics
Chapter 2. The Foundations of Islam
Chapter 3. The Political Legacy of Islam, 632–1800 C.E.
Chapter 4. Western Imperialism 1800–1914 C.E.
Chapter 5. The Rise of the State System, 1914–1950
Chapter 6. The Drive or Self Determination, 1950–1990
Chapter 7. Turning Points
Chapter 8. The Politics of Religion, Culture, and Social Life
Chapter 9. Political Elites
Chapter 10. Political Leadership in the Contemporary Middle East
Chapter 11. The Economic Setting
Chapter 12. International Relations in the Contemporary Middle East, 1945-1990
Chapter 13. International Relations in the Contemporary Middle East, 1945-1990: The Regional Actors
Chapter 14. The Middle East and the Changing International Order: 1991-2001
Chapter 15. Did 9/11 Change Everything?
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