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The Arab UprisingsWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Arab Uprisings: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James Gelvin

Published in Print: 
23 July 2015
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569108
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190222741.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190222741
Beginning in December 2010 popular revolt swept through the Middle East, shocking the world and ushering in a period of unprecedented unrest. Protestors took to the streets to demand ... More
IranWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Iran: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Michael Axworthy

Published in Print: 
26 January 2017
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569146
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190232955.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190232955
Since the beginning of recorded history, Iran/Persia has been one of the most important world civilizations. Iran remains a distinct civilization today despite its status as a major ... More
The Israeli-Palestinian ConflictWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Dov Waxman

Published in Print: 
08 August 2019
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569351
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190625320.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190625320
No conflict in the world has lasted as long, generated as many news headlines, or incited as much controversy as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Yet, despite, or perhaps because of, the ... More
Modern EgyptWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Modern Egypt: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Bruce K. Rutherford and Jeannie Sowers

Published in Print: 
13 December 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569412
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190641146.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190641146
With almost every news broadcast, we are reminded of the continuing instability of the Middle East, where state collapse, civil wars, and terrorism have combined to produce a region in ... More
The New Middle EastWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

The New Middle East: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

James L. Gelvin

Published in Print: 
11 January 2018
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569450
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780190653996.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780190653996
Since Muhammad Bouazizi set himself on fire in Tunisia on December 17, 2010, galvanizing the Arab uprisings that continue today, the entire Middle East landscape has changed in ways that ... More
TurkeyWhat Everyone Needs to Know®

Turkey: What Everyone Needs to Know®  

Andrew Finkel

Published in Print: 
07 June 2012
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
eISBN: 
9780197569979
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199733057.001.0001
Format: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199733057
Turkey occupies a strategic position in today's world: culturally, historically, and geographically, it is the link between Islam and Western democracy, between Europe and the Middle East. ... More

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