Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East, Volume 1

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Reeva S. Simon, Philip Mattar, Richard W. Bulliet
Macmillan Reference USA, 1996 - Africa, North - 2182 pages
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Encompasses the interaction of political, historical, social, economic, and cultural movements as well as relevant persons (living and dead), places, and events. Spans the geographical area from Afghanistan to Morocco. Covers topics in politics, economics, religion, hsitory, literature, the arts, and more.

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Encyclopedia of the modern Middle East and North Africa

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This second edition of a work that originally appeared in 1996 contains nearly 600 new entries, 1000 updates, a new glossary, and a list of maps. Veteran users will be familiar with the encyclopedia's ... Read full review

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REEVA SPECTOR SIMON is Professor of History at Yeshiva University. She previously served as Associate Director of the Middle East Institute at Columbia University and is the author of Iraq between the Two World Wars.

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