Middle East Patterns: Places, People, and Politics

Editor/Author Held, Colbert C. and Cummings, John Thomas
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Westview Press

Single-User Purchase Price: $39.99
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ISBN: 978-0-81-334877-3
Category: Social Sciences - Political science
Image Count: 235
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Continues to be the most comprehensive and authoritative geographical study of the Middle East

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Table of Contents

  • List of Maps, Illustrations, and Tables
  • Preface and Acknowledgments to the Sixth Edition
  • A Note on Transliteration
  • PART ONE PHYSICAL AND CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY
  • 1 Tricontinental Junction: An Introduction
  • 2 The Face of the Earth
  • 3 Patterns of Time: Historical-Geographical Foundations
  • 4 Patterns of Peoples, Cultures, and Settlements: A Demographic Overview
  • 5 The Desert and the Sown: Land Use
  • 6 Riches Beneath the Earth
  • 7 Manufacturing and Transportation
  • 8 The Earth and the State: Geopolitics
  • 9 The Earth and the State: Conflicts on the Ground
  • PART TWO REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
  • 10 Syria: Middle East Heartland
  • 11 Lebanon and Cyprus: A Mountain and an Island
  • 12 Jordan: The Land Beyond and Between
  • 13 Israel and Palestine: One Land, Two Polities
  • 14 Iraq: Modern Mesopotamia
  • 15 Saudi Arabia: Development in the Desert
  • 16 Three City States Along the Gulf
  • 17 The Horn of Arabia
  • 18 Yemen: Arabia Felix
  • 19 Egypt: A River and a People
  • 20 Turkey: Bridgeland in Anatolia
  • 21 Iran: Complex Republic on the Plateau
  • Glossary
  • Geological Time Chart
  • Partial Bibliography