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Arab world today.

Morroe Berger

Arab world today.

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published- Doubleday,1962.

The Physical Object
Pagination480p.,22cm
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21741271M


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Polk does a very good job in this book of including a large number of interesting details without losing sight of the big picture. The writing style is so interesting that the pages seemed much shorter. The book further contains many useful maps and tables.

"The Arab World Today" is of relevance for more than just the Arab by: 3. This is a broad overview of the arab world from pre-islamic times up to what may be considered the modern era. Polk spends rather less time than I would like on pre-islamic and early islamic history, and rather too much time on the post-wwII arab world, but it is a textbook and the records from the 20th century are considerably easier to examine than records for antiquity, so I will cut him /5.

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