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 ï¿½ Explanations in plain English ï¿½ "Get in, get out" information ï¿½ Icons and other navigational aids ï¿½ Tear-out cheat sheet ï¿½ Top ten lists ï¿½ A dash of humor and fun
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 408 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
- Publication Date: 01/01/2003
- Category: Regional studies
- ISBN: 9780764554834