Middle East Conflict Reference Library Cumulative Index, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 141448612X
  • ISBN-13: 9781414486123
  • DDC: 956
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 10th Grade
  • Shipping Weight: 1.25 lbs ( .57 kgs)
  • 80 Pages | Print | Paperback
  • 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 expanded the coverage of the set to include topics such as the flowering of the "Arab Spring."

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Features and Benefits

  • This new edition has additional new Primary Sources, biographies, and historical coverage of the Arab Spring. All entries from the first edition have been updated.

What's New

  • This index covers all three volumes of the set.

Table of Contents

1. The Ancient Middle East: From the First Civilizations to the Crusades.
2. The Ottoman Empire: 1299 to 1923.
3. Forging New Nations from the Ottoman Empire: 1918 to 1950.
4. Other Rising Middle East Nations in the Twentieth Century.
5. Palestine and Zionist Settlement: Nineteenth Century to 1948.
6. The Arab-Israeli Conflict: 1948 to 1973.
7. Israeli-Palestinian Relations: 1973 to 2011.
8. The Palestinian Authority: 2004 to 2011.
9. Syria and Lebanon: 1936 to 1990.
10. The Rise of Hezbollah in Lebanon: 1990 to 2011.
11. The Iran-Iraq War: 1980 to 1988.
12. The Gulf Wars: 1991 to 2011.
13. Terrorism Based in the Middle East.
14. Conflicts Within: Repressive Governments of the Middle East in the Early Twenty-First Century.
15. The Arab Spring: 2011.
16. Western Views of the Middle East.

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).

1. Vying for Power: Dividing Palestine.
The Peel Commission Report. The Biltmore Program. The Alexandria Protocol.
2. Forming a State: The Birth of Israel and the Arab Response.
Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Israel. Statement Issued on the Occasion of the Entry of the Arab Armies in Palestine.
3. Conflict in the Middle East after the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.
United Nations Resolution 242. The Palestinian National Charter.
4. The Road to Peace.
Speeches to the Knesset. The Oslo Accords. Israel’s Revised Disengagement Plan. The Goldstone Report. Reconsidering Goldstone.
5. Competing Visions of the Middle East.
The Jewish State. Speech to the Officer’s Club. Jihad Against Jews and Crusaders. The Contribution of Islam to a Global Ethic. Obama’s Cairo Speech.
6. Personal Accounts of the Middle East Conflict.
Resistance. They Must Go. Letters from Tel Mond Prison. Daughter of the Olive Trees. Den of Lions. Barefoot in Baghdad.
7. Artists’ Perspectives on the Middle East.
Palestine. The Poetry of Mahmoud Darwish. Persepolis.
8. The Arab Spring.
The Damascus Declaration. Taking to the Street. Out of the Shadow of Fear.