Introduction to the Middle East

Middle East Patterns: Places, People, and Politics

Colbert C. Held, John Thomas Cummings

Sixth Edition • December 24, 2013 • 728 pages

Print: $60.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $39.99 USD/$51.99 CAD

Now in its sixth edition, this classic text continues to be the most comprehensive and authoritative geographical study of the region.

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An Introduction to the Modern Middle East: History, Religion, Political Economy, Politics

David S. Sorenson

Second Edition • December 3, 2013 • 560 pages

Print: $47.00 USD/$53.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$43.99 CAD

Student Economy Edition available. Combining elements of comparative politics with a country-by-country analysis, author David S. Sorenson provides a complete and accessible introduction to the modern Middle East. With an emphasis on the politics of the region, the text also dedicates chapters specifically to the history, religions, and economies of…

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The Contemporary Middle East: A Westview Reader

Karl Yambert

Third Edition • November 27, 2012 • 448 pages

Print: $49.00 USD/$63.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

The Contemporary Middle East provides an accessible introduction to the region’s most pressing concerns and enduring conflicts. It includes provocative contributions by an impressive array of leading scholars, journalists, and policy advisors. Contributors include notable academic authors Arthur Goldschmidt Jr., the late William L. Cleveland, Shibley Telhami, David W. Lesch,…

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Interpreting the Middle East: Essential Themes

Edited by David S. Sorenson

First Edition • March 1, 2010 • 456 pages

Print: $55.00 USD/$53.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$39.99 CAD

Contemporary approaches to comparative studies of the Middle East increasingly recognize how globalization and regional mass communication have blurred differences across countries. Populations travel across national borders and compare narratives about political change, economic futures, and the role of the outside world in shaping their lives. Organized by five principal…

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