The Multiple Identities of the Middle East

  title={The Multiple Identities of the Middle East},
  author={B. Lewis},
  • B. Lewis
  • Published 1998
  • Geography
  • Most of the modern states of the Middle East are of recent origin, yet the region is the birthplace of three religions and many civilizations. Bernard Lewis, one of the world's most respected historians of the Middle East, discusses the countries and frontiers; their religions and communities; language and loyalties to place, and Middle Eastern perceptions of outsiders. He also considers the effect of alien ideas and influences including liberalism, nationalism, fascism, socialism and democracy… CONTINUE READING
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