The Essential Middle East by Dilip Hiro
A Comprehensive Guide

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Completely revised, updated, and expanded to reflect the massive change in the Middle East since the first edition was published in 1996, The Middle East at Your Fingertips is a must-have reference for anyone interested in understanding more about the Middle East. Expert author Dilip Hiro brings one of the most tumultuous regions of the world to our fingertips with this easy-to-read authoritative book. This dictionary of the Middle East includes: Arab-Israeli Wars, Biographies, Christianity and Christian Sects, Civil Wars, Country Profiles, Ethnic Groups, Government, Gulf Wars, Historical Places, History, Hostages, International Agreements and Treaties, Islam and Islamic Sects, Judaism and Jewish Sects, Languages, Literary Personalities, Military and Military Leaders, Nonconventional and Nuclear Weapons, Oil and Gas, Peace Process, Politics, Regional Conflicts, Religion, Terrorism, Tourist Destinations, United Nations, and more.

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DILIP HIRO is an author, playwright, and journalist who has written 14 books about the Middle East and contributed to several others.
Published August 1, 2003 by Carroll & Graf. 641 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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While he weighed in last year with War Without End: The Rise of Islamist Terrorism and the Global Response, in 1996 Hiro published this huge encyclopedic dictionary, here "revised, updated, and expanded," covering everything from aal ("Arab families or clans of distinction") and "Abbas, Mahmud" ...

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