A History of the Arab Peoples

A History of the Arab Peoples

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A History of the Arab Peoples covers not only political history, but also culture, society, economy and thought, in a work of profound and lasting importance. A distillation of the late Albert Hourani's lifetime of scholarship, it was a best-seller on first publication in 1991. This edition, updated by Malise Ruthven, includes such recent events as the on-going crisis in Iraq, the civil war in Algeria and the aftermath of September 11th.
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 2002, c1991.
Edition: New ed.
ISBN: 9780571215911
Branch Call Number: 909. 0974927 HOU 2002
Characteristics: xviii, 566 p. : maps ; 22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ruthven, Malise


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Dec 17, 2012

A glaring omission: The Crusades and their impact on the Middle East of the time.

KEVIN DOWD Jan 04, 2012

Master Work.. extensive details...

I skipped some parts that were just too dense. but very interesting info where I had the intention to find out what happened.

Oct 20, 2008

not really

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