Discover Free Books That You'll Love!
Receive unbeatable eBook deals in your favorite fiction or non-fiction genres. Our daily emails are packed with new and bestselling authors you will love!

 

Amazon Kindle  Kobo  Nook  Google  Audible  Apple iBooks
Book cover of 100 Myths about the Middle East

100 Myths about the Middle East

by Fred Halliday

Publisher: University of California Press
Pages: 269
Paperback
ISBN: 9780520247215






Available to Buy

Overview of 100 Myths about the Middle East

"Much has been written in recent years about the Middle East. At the same time, no other region has been as misunderstood, nor framed in so many cliches and mistakenly-held beliefs." In this much-needed expose, Fred Halliday selects one hundred of the most commonly misconstrued 'facts' - in the political, cultural, social and historical spheres - and illuminates each case without compromising its underlying complexities. The Israel-Palestine crisis, the Iran-Iraq war, the US-led Gulf incursions, the Afghan-Soviet conflict and other significant milestones in modern Middle Eastern history come under scrutiny here, with conclusions that will surprise and enlighten many for going so persuasively against the grain.

Synopsis of 100 Myths about the Middle East

Much ink has been spilled in recent years about the Middle East. At the same time, no other region has been as misunderstood, nor framed in so many clichés and mistakenly held beliefs. In this much-needed and enlightening book, Fred Halliday debunks one hundred of the most commonly misconstrued "facts" concerning the Middle East—in the political, cultural, social, and historical spheres. In a straightforward and simple way that illuminates the issues without compromising their underlying complexities he gets to the core of each matter. The Israel-Palestine crisis, the Iran-Iraq war, the U.S.-led Gulf invasions, the Afghan-Soviet conflict, and other significant milestones in modern Middle East history come under scrutiny here, with conclusions that will surprise and enlighten many for going so persuasively against the grain of commonly held (mis)perceptions.

Copub: Saqi Books

About the Author, Fred Halliday

Fred Halliday is Professor of
International Relations at the London School of Economics and author of numerous books, including The World at 2000, World Politics, and Two Hours That Shook the World. He is a speaker of Arabic and Persian and six of his books have been translated into Arabic.

Reviews of 100 Myths about the Middle East

There are no reviews yet. Perhaps you can add one!

Available to Buy

Follow Us