Publisher description for The modern Middle East : a sourcebook for history / edited by Camron Michael Amin, Benjamin C. Fortna, and Elizabeth Frierson.


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The Modern Middle East is a collection of translated sources covering the period from 1700 to the present. Sources include official and private archives, the periodical press, memoirs, western journalists' and travellers' accounts, literature, and official reports (including statistical data).
Each document has been prefaced, translated and annotated by a specialist in the particular history and culture from which it was drawn. Enough information is provided so that every student can appreciate the value of a document and begin a further exploration either of its specific historical
context or its relationship to broader themes in modern Middle Eastern history, whilst scholars will find it of value for its use in teaching and discussion.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Middle East -- History -- 1517-