Middle East Conflict: Biographies, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 141448609X
  • ISBN-13: 9781414486093
  • DDC: 920
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 10th Grade
  • Shipping Weight: 2.90 lbs ( 1.32 kgs)
  • 480 Pages | Print | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2006
  • © 2012 | Published



This title provides a comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events, and documents that are key to understanding the complex relationships of the countries and cultures of the Middle East. We have fully updated each of the three components (Almanac, Biography, and Primary Sources), as well as expanding the coverage of the set, including such topics as the flowering of the "Arab Spring."

Biographies focus on key figures, such as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Golda Meir, and Hosni Mubarak.

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  • Additional new biographies have been added, and all the biographies have been updated as needed.

Table of Contents

Mahmoud Abbas (Palestine).
Abu Nidal (Palestine).
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (Iran).
Yasser Arafat (Palestine).
Hanan Ashrawi (Palestine).
Hafez Assad (Syria).
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (Turkey).
Menachem Begin(Israel).
David Ben-Gurion (Israel).
Osama bin Laden (Saudi Arabia).
Mahmoud Darwish (Palestine).
Mohammed ElBaradei (Egypt).
Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Turkey).
Faisal ibn Abd al Aziz ibn Saud (Saudi Arabia).
Pierre Gemayel (Lebanon).
Theodor Herzl (Hungary).
Amin al-Husayni (Palestine).
Hussein I (Jordan).
Saddam Hussein (Iraq).
Meir Kahane (Israel).
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (Iran).
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (Iran).
Tzipporah Livni (Israel).
Golda Meir (Israel).
Hosni Mubarak (Egypt).
Hasan Nasrallah (Lebanon).
Gamal Abdel Nasser (Egypt).
Benjamin Netanyahu (Israel).
Mohammed Reza Pahlavi (Iran).
Shimon Peres (Israel).
Mu’ammar al-Qaddafi (Libya).
Yitzhak Rabin (Israel).
Anwar Sadat (Egypt).
Herbert Louis Samuel (Great Britain).
Ariel Sharon (Israel).