The Middle East for Dummies

The Middle East for Dummies

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ISBN10: 0764554832 ISBN13: 9780764554834 Contributors: David, Craig S.; Davis Publisher: For Dummies Published: Jan 1 2003 Pages: 384 Weight: 1.32lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 7.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English

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Demystifies the area's culture, politics, and religions

Explore Middle Eastern history from ancient to modern times

Looking to better understand the Middle East? This plain-English guide explains the importance of the region, especially in light of recent events. You'll meet its people and their leaders, discover the differences and similarities between Arab and Western mindsets, and examine the wars and conflicts - including the Israeli-Palestinian turmoil - that led up to the current political situation.

The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* Get in, get out information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun

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