The Middle East For Dummies

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Author(s): Craig S. Davis
Series: For Dummies
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Mar 10, 2011
Product Number: EB00057172
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118053935
Publisher: For Dummies
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Description

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 * Explanations in plain English * "Get in, get out" information * Icons and other navigational aids * Tear-out cheat sheet * Top ten lists * A dash of humor and fun

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