The Middle East

The Middle East

A Political Dictionary

Book - 1992
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Covering the 22 countries forming the great arc from Morocco through Turkey. In some 250 entries Ziring (political science, Western Michigan U.) treats recent history and current events, as well as the terms, characteristics, movements, and institutions that describe the Middle East in the last half of the 20th c. under seven topics: political geography and geopolitics, ethnicity and political culture, Islam, conflict, Israelis and Palestinians, diplomacy, political parties and movements. The `significance' section in each entry is a particularly useful commentary. The detailed index runs to 28 pages. A fine reference at a modest price. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1992.
ISBN: 9780874366129
Branch Call Number: 956.003 Z81
Characteristics: x, 401 p. ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ziring, Lawrence 1928-


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