Middle East Conflict Reference Library

Middle East Conflict Reference Library

eBook - 2006
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Baker & Taylor
Presents political, demographic, and economic facts about the Middle Eastern countries; describes the religious roots of conflict; introduces historical developments from the Ottoman Empire to the present day; profiles twenty-six prominent figures; and includes primary sources focused primarily on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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Suitable for advanced high school students and beginning undergraduates, this reference comprises three volumes plus a booklet containing the comprehensive index. The almanac volume presents basic political, demographic, and economic facts about the Middle Eastern countries and provides a narrative describing the religious roots of conflict and historical developments from the Ottoman Empire to the present day. A volume of biographies profiles 26 figures prominent in Middle Eastern history, the bulk of whom are relevant to the post-World War II era. Finally a volume of primary sources presents relevant documents, with the selection focused primarily on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The documents include the Israeli declaration of statehood, United Nations Resolution 242, excerpts from the proceedings of the Oslo Accords, excerpts of speeches by Theodor Herzl and Gamal Abel Nasser, and a few personal narratives. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : UXL, c2006
ISBN: 9781414406084
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Alternative Title: Middle East conflict

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