Dreams and shadows : the future of the Middle East (Book, 2008) [Beloit College]
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Dreams and shadows : the future of the Middle East

Dreams and shadows : the future of the Middle East

Author: Robin B Wright
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
With a solid, thirty-five-year background in Middle East reporting, Ms. Wright offers an extraordinary tour of this volatile and restless region--the ideas and movements driving change across the region, the obstacles facing the transformation of the Middle East, and the players and events in Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Morocco, Turkey, the Gulf states, and the Palestinian territories--that translate into a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin B Wright
ISBN: 9781594201110 1594201110 9780143114895 0143114891
OCLC Number: 150377958
Awards: Commended for Helen Bernstein Book Award 2009
Winner of New York Times Notable Book.
Description: 464 pages : map ; 25 cm
Contents: The Middle East : the prospects --
The Palestinians : the conundrum --
Egypt : the turning points --
Egypt : the players --
Lebanon : the dreamers --
Lebanon : the shadows --
Syria : the outlaws --
Iran : the revolutionaries --
Iran : the reactionaries --
Morocco : the compromises --
Iraq and the United States : the furies.
Responsibility: Robin Wright.

Abstract:

With a solid, thirty-five-year background in Middle East reporting, Ms. Wright offers an extraordinary tour of this volatile and restless region--the ideas and movements driving change across the region, the obstacles facing the transformation of the Middle East, and the players and events in Iraq, Iran, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, Morocco, Turkey, the Gulf states, and the Palestinian territories--that translate into a coherent vision of what lies ahead.
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