The Modern Middle East: A Sourcebook for History

Hardcover | April 21, 2006

EditorCamron Michael Amin, Benjamin C. Fortna, Elizabeth B. Frierson

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The Modern Middle East is a collection of translated sources covering the period from 1700 to the present. Sources include official and private archives, the periodical press, memoirs, western journalists' and travellers' accounts, literature, and official reports (including statistical data).Each document has been prefaced, translated and annotated by a specialist in the particular history and culture from which it was drawn. Enough information is provided so that every student can appreciate the value of a document and begin a further exploration either of its specific historicalcontext or its relationship to broader themes in modern Middle Eastern history, whilst scholars will find it of value for its use in teaching and discussion. Themes covered include the expansion of state power, changing gender roles, religious revival, nationalist mobilization, increasingparticipation in a wider global culture and economy, and the redefinition of traditions and identities.

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The Modern Middle East is a collection of translated sources covering the period from 1700 to the present. Sources include official and private archives, the periodical press, memoirs, western journalists' and travellers' accounts, literature, and official reports (including statistical data).Each document has been prefaced, translated...

Benjamin Fortna has studied at Yale University, Columbia University, and the University of Chicago. In 1996 and 1997 he was visiting lecturer in Islamic History at the Washington University in St Louis. He is currently Senior Lecturer in the Modern History of the Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Camro...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:704 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.76 inPublished:April 21, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199262098

ISBN - 13:9780199262090

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Table of Contents

1. State and Society2. Press, Media and Society3. Gender and Society4. Religion and Society5. Modern Identities6. Views of the World7. Redefining Tradition8. Economic ChangeIndex