The modern Middle East / Ilan Pappe.
By: Pappe, Ilan.Material type: BookPublisher: Oxon ; New York : Routledge, c.2010Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xv, 366 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415543729; 041554372X.Subject(s): | Middle East -- Politics and government -- 20th century | Middle East -- Politics and government -- 21st century | Middle East -- Economic conditions -- 20th century | Middle East -- Economic conditions -- 21st century | Business, Political Scienc October2018DDC classification: 956.04
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 335-349) and index.
Introduction: whose 'modern times'? -- Political history --
Economic history -- The rural history of the Middle East in the twentieth century -- Urban history -- Popular culture: music, dance and poetry -- The history of the written word -- Theatre, cinema, radio and television -- Histories of Middle Eastern women -- The many faces of Islam in the twenty-first century: three final aspects.
To allay any fears of bias, Pappe (political science, U. of Haifa, Israel) states in his preface his belief that Israel would benefit from being more a part of the Middle East, a view that he says nearly lost him his teaching position in 2002. Designed as an undergraduate textbook, the text uses a comparative approach, which effectively conveys the continuity of experience shared among Arabs throughout the broad