A History of The Middle East.

Mansfield, Peter.

Book ID: 7972

ISBN:      0670815152


8vo. [5], 373 pp., 4 double page maps, cloth in clipped d/w, biblio, index, copy clean & in very good condition, Viking, London, first edition, 1991.


In this profound book Peter Mansfield, acclaimed author of “The Arabs,” follows the historic struggles of the region over the last two hundred years, from Napolean’s assault on Egypt, through the slow decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire, to the painful emergence of modern nations, the Palestinian question and the growth of Islamic fundamentalism.

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