The Arabs : a history /

Rogan, Eugene,

The Arabs : a history / [print] Eugene Rogan. - revised and updated. - New York, New York : Basic Books, [(c)2017. - v, 572 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : photographs, maps ; 23 cm

From Cairo to Istanbul The Arab challenge to Ottoman rule The Egyptian empire of Muhammad 'Ali The perils of reform The first wave of colonialism: North Africa Divide and rule: World War I and the postwar settlement The British empire in the Middle East The French empire in the Middle East The Palestine disaster and its consequences The rise of Arab nationalism The decline of Arab nationalism The age of oil The power of Islam After the Cold War The Arabs in the twenty-first century.

"Starting with the Ottoman conquests in the sixteenth century, Rogan follows the story of the Arabs through the era of European imperialism and the Superpower rivalries of the Cold War, to the present age of unipolar American power."

Eugene Rogan is a professor of modern Middle Eastern history at the University of Oxford and the director of the Middle East Centre at St. Antony's College, Oxford. The author of numerous books, including the international bestseller The Fall of the Ottomans, Rogan is the recipient of the Albert Hourani Prize. He lives in Oxford, England.

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Arab nationalism.
Petroleum industry and trade--Arab countries.
Islam and politics--Arab countries.

Arab countries--History--1517-1918.
Arab countries--History--20th century.
Palestine--History--Partition, 1947.
Middle East--Palestine.

Saudi Arabia History Iran History North Africa History


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