State, Power and Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East

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Routledge, Jan 11, 2013 - Political Science - 296 pages

Roger Owen has fully revised and updated his authoritative text to take into account the latest developments in the Middle East. This book continues to serve as an excellent introduction for newcomers to the modern history and politics of this fascinating region.

This third edition continues to explore the emergence of individual Middle Eastern states since the fall of the Ottoman Empire at the end of the First World War and the key themes that have characterized the region since then.

 

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Contents

List of illustrations
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PART
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alternative
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PART II
ii
Some important nonstate actors
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America attempts to remake the Middle East
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Notes
31
The military in and out of politics
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Select bibliography
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About the author (2013)

Roger Owen is A.J. Mayer Professor of Middle East History at Harvard University and a former Director of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University.

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