A History of the Modern Middle East

Editor/Author Cleveland, William L. and Bunton, Martin
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Westview Press

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ISBN: 978-0-81-334833-9
Category: History - World history
Image Count: 42
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

This definitive history of the modern Middle East includes significant new material covering major transformative developments over the past four years.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface to the Fifth Edition
  • Acknowledgments
  • A Note About Place Names and Transliteration
  • PART ONE THE DEVELOPMENT OF ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION TO THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
  • Preface
  • 1 The Rise and Expansion of Islam
  • 2 The Development of Islamic Civilization to the Fifteenth Century
  • 3 The Ottoman and Safavid Empires: A New Imperial Synthesis
  • PART TWO THE BEGINNINGS OF THE ERA OF TRANSFORMATION
  • Preface
  • 4 Forging a New Synthesis: The Pattern of Reforms, 1789–1849
  • 5 The Ottoman Empire and Egypt During the Era of the Tanzimat
  • 6 Egypt and Iran in the Late Nineteenth Century
  • 7 The Response of Islamic Society
  • 8 The Era of the Young Turks and the Iranian Constitutionalists
  • 9 World War I and the End of the Ottoman Order
  • PART THREE THE STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE: THE INTERWAR ERA TO THE END OF WORLD WAR II
  • Preface
  • 10 Authoritarian Reform in Turkey and Iran
  • 11 The Arab Struggle for Independence: Egypt, Iraq, and Transjordan from the Interwar Era to 1945
  • 12 The Arab Struggle for Independence: Syria, Lebanon, and Saudi Arabia from the Interwar Era to 1945
  • 13 The Palestine Mandate and the Birth of the State of Israel
  • PART FOUR THE INDEPENDENT MIDDLE EAST FROM THE END OF WORLD WAR II TO THE 1970s
  • Preface
  • 14 Democracy and Authoritarianism: Turkey and Iran
  • 15 The Middle East in the Age of Nasser: The Egyptian Base
  • 16 The Middle East in the Age of Nasser: The Radicalization of Arab Politics
  • 17 Israel and the Palestinians from 1948 to the 1970s
  • PART FIVE THE RESURGENCE OF ISLAM: THE MIDDLE EAST FROM THE 1970s TO THE 1991 GULF WAR
  • Preface
  • 18 The Iranian Revolution and the Revival of Islam
  • 19 Changing Patterns of War and Peace: Egypt and Lebanon in the 1970s and 1980s
  • 20 The Arabian Peninsula in the Petroleum Era
  • 21 The Consolidation of Authoritarian Rule in Syria and Iraq: The Regimes of Hafiz al-Asad and Saddam Husayn
  • PART SIX CHALLENGES TO THE EXISTING ORDER: THE MIDDLE EAST IN THE 1990s AND 2000s
  • Preface
  • 22 The Palestinian Intifada and the 1991 Gulf War
  • 23 A Peace so Near, a Peace so Far: Palestinian-Israeli Relations Since the 1991 Gulf War
  • 24 Patterns of Continuity and Change in Turkey, Iran, and Lebanon
  • 25 America's Troubled Moment in the Middle East
  • 26 The 2011 Arab Uprisings
  • Glossary
  • Select Bibliography