Power, Faith, and Fantasy
America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present
ISBN10: 0393058263 ISBN13: 9780393058260 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Jan 1 2007 Pages: 778 Weight: 2.60lbs. Height: 9.75" Width: 6.75" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
Covering more than two hundred years of history, a study of American involvement in the Middle East ranges from the battle against the Barbary pirates and early explorers in the region to the conquest of Fallujah, examining the diverse roles of American statesmen, merchants, soldiers, missionaries, explorers, and others in shaping this troubled region.