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Author: Albert Habib Hourani
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: reader, east, middle, modern
Number of Pages: 708
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 0520082419
ISBN-13: 9780520082410

This valuable collection of essays brings leading Middle Eastern scholars together in one volume and provides an unparalleled view of the modern Middle East. Covering two centuries of change, from 1789 to the present, the selection is carefully designed for students and is the only available text of its kind. It will also appeal to anyone with a general interest in the Middle East.The book is divided into four sections: Reforming Elites and Changing Relations with Europe, 1789-1918; Transformations in Society and Economy, 1789-1918; The Construction of Nationalist Ideologies and Politics up to
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Author: S. Dhammika
Publisher: Buddhist Publication Society
Keywords: middle, buddha, india, guide, pilgrim, land, way
Number of Pages: 246
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 9552401976
ISBN-13: 9789552401978
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: gulf, persian, east, middle, policy
Number of Pages: 168
Published: 1997-09-30
ISBN-10: 0788107356
ISBN-13: 9780788107351

The record of the hearings by the U.S. Congress to discuss U.S. policy toward the Middle East and the Persian Gulf. Includes: policy objectives in the postwar period, the status of efforts to further the search for peace in the Middle East, the status and role of armed forces in the region, arms control issues, proposed arms sales to the Middle East, the situation in northern and southern Iraq, democracy in Kuwait, and much more.
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Author: Martin S. Kramer
Publisher: Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Keywords: policy, papers, washington, institute, east, america, studies, sand, towers, failure, middle, eastern, ivory
Number of Pages: 137
Published: 2001-10-01
ISBN-10: 0944029493
ISBN-13: 9780944029497

On campuses throughout the United States, thousands of professors study and teach the Middle East. They fill the pages of journals, the shelves of libraries, and the minds of students with their paradigms, theories, and predictions. In Middle East crises, the media seek their opinions. Their enterprise is deemed a national resource: the federal government subsidizes over a dozen academic centers devoted to the Middle East. Yet for the past twenty years, Middle Eastern studies in America have been factories of error. The academics, blinded by their own prejudices and enslaved to the fashions
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Authors: Jaana Juvonen, Vi-Nhuan Le, Tessa Kaganoff, Cathe
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: american, middle, school, facing, challenges, wonder, years, focus
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0833033905
ISBN-13: 9780833033901

Young teens undergo multiple physical, social-emotional, and intellectual changes, which have been viewed as setting them apart from both younger and older students. The basic concept of a separate middle school was to better focus on and serve the special needs of children in their early teens. The question is whether middle schools, as currently designed and operated, are performing that function well. Or, as some have alleged, do they unintentionally encourage poor behavior, alienation, disengagement, and low achievement? This monograph is a comprehensive assessment of the American middle s
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Author: Albert Habib Hourani
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: reader, east, middle, modern
Number of Pages: 712
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 0520082400
ISBN-13: 9780520082403

This valuable collection of essays brings leading Middle Eastern scholars together in one volume and provides an unparalleled view of the modern Middle East. Covering two centuries of change, from 1789 to the present, the selection is carefully designed for students and is the only available text of its kind. It will also appeal to anyone with a general interest in the Middle East.The book is divided into four sections: Reforming Elites and Changing Relations with Europe, 1789-1918; Transformations in Society and Economy, 1789-1918; The Construction of Nationalist Ideologies and Politics up to
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Author: F. Stephen Larrabee
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: environment, strategic, changing, east, middle
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 0833039504
ISBN-13: 9780833039507

On June 26-28, 2005, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy and the RAND Center for Middle East Public Policy held their sixth annual conference in Gstaad, Switzerland. The conference was devoted to a dialogue on
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