The Contemporary Middle East Historic Documents, 1st Edition

  • John Felton
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  • ISBN-10: 1604267135
  • ISBN-13: 9781604267136
  • DDC: 956
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 760 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released January 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Overview

Modeled after CQ Press's popular documentary histories, this primary-source rich volume offers researchers an invaluable look into the key events that have shaped this dynamic region since World War I. Organized into thematic chapters, and loaded with both full-text and excerpted primary source documents, The Contemporary Middle East is designed to be an accessible support for courses in Middle Eastern history, international affairs, and comparative politics. Researchers in high school and undergraduate libraries will want this resource handy.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
About the Author.
Preface.
Introduction.
1: Foundations of the Contemporary Middle East.
2: Overview.
3: Toward Arab Independence: Document in Context.
4: Post–World War I Division: Document in Context.
5: Arab-Jewish Dialogue: Document in Context.
6: General Syrian Congress and the King-Crane Commission: Document in Context.
7: A Jewish National Home: Document in Context.
8: Mandate for Palestine: Document in Context.
9: Arabs and Israelis.
10: Overview.
11: The Peel Commission: Document in Context.
12: The Arab League: Document in Context.
13: The Partition of Palestine: Document in Context.
14: Founding of the State of Israel: Document in Context.
15: War and Refugees: Document in Context.
16: Status of Jerusalem: Document in Context.
17: The Suez Crisis: Document in Context.
18: The Eisenhower Doctrine: Document in Context.
19: June 1967 Arab-Israeli War: Document in Context.
20: The Johnson Plan: Document in Context.
21: Arab League Khartoum Summit: Document in Context.
22: UN Security Council Resolution 242: Document in Context.
23: The October 1973 War: Document in Context.
24: Zionism as Racism: Document in Context.
25: Camp David Peace Process: Document in Context.
26: The Reagan Plan: Document in Context.
27: The Arab League Fez Summit: Document in Context.
28: The Madrid Conference: Document in Context.
29: Jordanian-Israeli Peace: Document in Context.
30: The Arab League Beirut Summit: Document in Context.
31: Israel and the Palestinians.
32: Overview.
33: The Palestinian National Movement: Document in Context.
34: Israel and the Question of Palestinian Statehood: Document in Context.
35: Israeli Settlement of the Occupied Territories: Document in Context.
36: Arab Recognition of the PLO: Document in Context.
37: The First Intifada: Document in Context.
38: Jordan Relinquishes the West Bank: Document in Context.
39: The Founding of Hamas: Document in Context.
40: Oslo Accords: Document in Context.
41: Hebron Protocol: Document in Context.
42: Wye River Memorandum: Document in Context.
43: Camp David and the Al-Aqsa Intifada: Document in Context.
44: The Mitchell Report: Document in Context.
45: The Road Map: Document in Context.
46: Abbas Succeeds Arafat: Document in Context.
47: Israeli Disengagement: Document in Context.
48: The Hamas Government: Document in Context.
49: Lebanon and Syria.
50: Overview.
51: Lebanese Civil War: Document in Context.
52: Israeli Invasion of Lebanon: Document in Context.
53: U.S. Involvement in Lebanon: Document in Context.
54: The Taif Accord: Document in Context.
55: Israeli Withdrawal from Lebanon: Document in Context.
56: Syrian Withdrawal from Lebanon: Document in Context.
57: The Hizballah-Israeli War: Document in Context.
58: Iran.
59: Overview.
60: The Iranian Revolution: Document in Context.
61: Iranian Hostage Crisis: Document in Context.
62: U.S.-Iranian Relations: Document in Context.
63: Iranian Nuclear Ambitions: Document in Context.
64: Iraq and the Gulf Wars.
65: Overview.
66: Saddam Hussein Takes Power: Document in Context.
67: Iran and Iraq: Prelude to War: Document in Context.
68: Iran-Iraq War and Diplomacy: Document in Context.
69: Conclusion of the Iran-Iraq War: Document in Context.
70: Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait: Document in Context.
71: Persian Gulf War: Document in Context.
72: Persian Gulf War's Aftermath: Document in Context.
73: UN Weapons Inspections: Document in Context.
74: Iraq War Prelude: Document in Context.
75: The Iraq War: Document in Context.
76: Postwar Iraq: Document in Context.
77: The Missing WMD: Document in Context.
78: Iraq's New Government: Document in Context.
79: U.S. Policy in Iraq: Document in Context.
80: Afghanistan.
81: Overview.
82: Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan: Document in Context.
83: Soviet Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Document in Context.
84: Rise of the Taliban: Document in Context.
85: U.S. Invasion of Afghanistan: Document in Context.
86: The Karzai Government: Document in Context.
87: Turkey.
88: Overview.
89: Turkey Emerges from World War I: Document in Context.
90: Modern Turkey's Founding Principles: Document in Context.
91: Military Intervention in Politics: Document in Context.
92: Rise of the Justice and Development Party: Document in Context.
Chronology of the Middle East, 1914–2007.
Bibliography.
Credits.
Index.