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A short history of the Middle East : from the rise of Islam to modern times / by George E. Kirk.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Kirk, George E. (George Eden), 1911-1993 author.
Edition:
Sixth revised edition
Publication:
New York : Frederick A. Praeger 1960.
Series:
Praeger university series; U-501.
Praeger university series ; U-501
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Format/Description:
Book
342 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Subjects:
Middle East -- History
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York (City).
Contents:
A.D. 600: the Middle East in disintegration
The rise and decline of the Muslim civilization (610-1517)
The Ottoman and Persian empires and the growth of European enterprise (1517-1770)
The growth of Western imperialism (1770-1914)
The growth of nationalism (1800-1917)
The clash of political interests (1918-39)
The second World War and after (1939-50)
Present-day economic and social conditions / Arthur Mills
Russia and the Middle East
The Middle East in revolution.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center copy gifted by Dr. Mark B. Adams in 2018.
Kislak Center copy is third printing, 1963.
Penn Provenance:
Adams, Mark B., (former owner) (autograph) (Adams copy)
Penn Chronology:
1960
Contributor:
Frederick A. Praeger, Inc., publisher.
Mark B. Adams Emergence of Modern Science Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
1495970
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