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Self-Determination in the Middle East

Auteur : Yosef Gotlieb
Éditeur : Praeger Date & Lieu : 1982, New York
Préface : Pages : 180
Traduction : ISBN : 0-03-062408-8
Langue : AnglaisFormat : 160x240 mm
Code FIKP : Liv. Eng. Got. Sel. N°131Thème : Général

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Self-Determination in the Middle East

Self-Determination in the Middle East

Yosef Gotlieb


The great expanse of territory extending from the westernmost reaches of northern Africa to lands east of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, from Asia Minor to the deepest Sudan, encompasses those countries presently under Arab rule, that is, the "Arab world." These stretches of land straddle the African and Asian continents and vary from desert wilderness to snow-covered mountains.

Ethnically, the "Arab world" is a highly heterogeneous region. Multitudes of Kurds populate the Middle East's northern tier along with Arabs, Azerbaijanis, Baluch, Persians, Turcomans, and other Turks. Arabs and Jews, Armenians and Assyrians, Druze and self-described "Phoenecians" inhabit Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan. While the Arabian Peninsula is correctly described as a "sea of Arab-dom," Dhofaris, Persians, and other …

Yosef Gotlieb
is a writer, lecturer, and editor specializing in Middle East and Third World affairs.
The author's work has appeared in such periodicals as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, USA Today, and In These Times. His chapter, "Sectarianism and the Iraqi State," appears in Michael Curtis's (ed.) Religion and Politics in the Middle East (Boulder, Colo.: Westview Press, 1981).

Mr. Gotlieb has served as a consultant to public policy organizations, and he directed the World Jewish Congress' Project for the Study of Middle Eastern Nationalities. He is currently the executive editor of Israel Horizons magazine.
Yosef Gotlieb received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Clark University.



Yosef Gotlieb

Self-Determination in the Middle East


Praeger Publishers
Self-Determination in the Middle East
Yosef Gotlieb

Praeger Special Studies
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Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data

Gotlieb, Yosef
Self-determination in the Middle East.

Bibliography: p.
Includes index.
1. Minorities—Near East. 2. Near East—Politics
and government. 3. Near East—Ethnic relations. I. Title.
JQ1758.A38M53 1982 / 323.1'56 / 82-13239
ISBN 0-03-062408-8

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