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The Resource Shifting sands : the unraveling of the old order in the Middle East, edited by Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson

Shifting sands : the unraveling of the old order in the Middle East, edited by Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson

Label
Shifting sands : the unraveling of the old order in the Middle East
Title
Shifting sands
Title remainder
the unraveling of the old order in the Middle East
Statement of responsibility
edited by Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson
Title variation
Unraveling of the old order in the Middle East
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Fifteen regional experts provide essays that give perspectives on life in the Middle East, focusing on how aspects of its past informs its present, and predicting its future"--Provided by publisher
Summary
Fifteen regional experts provide essays that give perspectives on life in the Middle East, focusing on how aspects of its past informs its present, and predicting its future
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10518511
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
956.04
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS62.8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the unraveling of the old order in the Middle East
Label
Shifting sands : the unraveling of the old order in the Middle East, edited by Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Published in association with the Edinburgh International Book Festival
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Penny Johnson - The significance of a screwdriver -- [1] Lines in the sand : the Great War and the remaking of the Middle East -- Avi Shlaim - The post-Ottoman syndrome -- James Barr - The divisive line : the birth and long life of the Sykes/Picot Agreement -- Salim Tamari - Why did you rename your son? : diaries of the Great War from the Ottoman front -- [2] In the present tense : the unravelling of the old order -- Khaled Fahmy - Opening politics' black box : reflections on the past, present and future of the Egyptian revolution -- Tamim al-Barghouti - Cracked cauldrons : the failure of states and the rise of new narratives in the Middle East -- Justin Marozzi - A long view from Baghdad -- Ramita Navai - Iran : coming in from the cold? -- Alev Scott - Civic courage : the clue to Turkey's future? -- [3] Living and writing in the Middle East : fiction, imagination and history -- Mai al-Nakib - Living and writing in Kuwait : what fiction can do -- Selma Dabbagh - Writing the Middle East, writing Gaza -- Marilyn Booth - Fiction's histories : writers and readers in the Middle East -- [4] Syria in crisis -- Dawn Chatty - What you don't read about the Syrian humanitarian crisis -- Robin Yassin-Kassab - Syria seen and represented -- Malu Halasa - Defying the killers : the emergence of street culture in Syria -- [5] Afterword -- Raja Shehadeh - Palestine and hope
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781566560566
Lccn
2016010561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Shifting sands : the unraveling of the old order in the Middle East, edited by Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Published in association with the Edinburgh International Book Festival
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Penny Johnson - The significance of a screwdriver -- [1] Lines in the sand : the Great War and the remaking of the Middle East -- Avi Shlaim - The post-Ottoman syndrome -- James Barr - The divisive line : the birth and long life of the Sykes/Picot Agreement -- Salim Tamari - Why did you rename your son? : diaries of the Great War from the Ottoman front -- [2] In the present tense : the unravelling of the old order -- Khaled Fahmy - Opening politics' black box : reflections on the past, present and future of the Egyptian revolution -- Tamim al-Barghouti - Cracked cauldrons : the failure of states and the rise of new narratives in the Middle East -- Justin Marozzi - A long view from Baghdad -- Ramita Navai - Iran : coming in from the cold? -- Alev Scott - Civic courage : the clue to Turkey's future? -- [3] Living and writing in the Middle East : fiction, imagination and history -- Mai al-Nakib - Living and writing in Kuwait : what fiction can do -- Selma Dabbagh - Writing the Middle East, writing Gaza -- Marilyn Booth - Fiction's histories : writers and readers in the Middle East -- [4] Syria in crisis -- Dawn Chatty - What you don't read about the Syrian humanitarian crisis -- Robin Yassin-Kassab - Syria seen and represented -- Malu Halasa - Defying the killers : the emergence of street culture in Syria -- [5] Afterword -- Raja Shehadeh - Palestine and hope
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
261 pages
Isbn
9781566560566
Lccn
2016010561
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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