- Author : James L. Gelvin
- Release Date : 28 November 2021
- Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
- Genre : History
- Pages : 384 pages
- ISBN 13 : 0199766053
Download or read book entitled The Modern Middle East by author: James L. Gelvin which was release on 28 November 2021 and published by Oxford University Press, USA with total page 384 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Newly revised and updated for the second decade of the twenty-first century, the third edition of The Modern Middle East: A History explores how the forces associated with global modernity have shaped the social, economic, cultural, and political life in the region over the course of the past 500 years. Beginning with the first glimmerings of the current international state and economic systems in the sixteenth century, this book examines the impact of imperial and imperialist legacies, the great nineteenth-century transformation, cultural continuities and upheavals, international diplomacy, economic booms and busts, the emergence of authoritarian regimes, and the current challenges to those regimes on everyday life in an area of vital concern to us all. Engagingly written, drawing from the author's own research and other studies, and stocked with maps and photographs, original documents, and an abundance of supplementary materials, The Modern Middle East: A History, Third Edition, will provide both novices and specialists with fresh insights into the events that have shaped history and the debates about them that have absorbed historians.