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The Resource American orientalism : the United States and the Middle East since 1945, Douglas Little

American orientalism : the United States and the Middle East since 1945, Douglas Little

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American orientalism : the United States and the Middle East since 1945
Title
American orientalism
Title remainder
the United States and the Middle East since 1945
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Little
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Little explores the stormy American relationship with the Middle East from World War II through the war in Iraq, focusing particularly on the complex and often inconsistent attitudes and interests that helped put the United States on a collision course with radical Islam early in the new millennium. After documenting the persistence of "orientalist" stereotypes in American popular culture, Little examines oil, Israel, and other aspects of U.S. policy. For this updated third edition, Little covers events through 2007, including a new chapter on the Bush Doctrine, demonstrating that in
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Little, Douglas
Dewey number
327.73056
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS63.2.U5
LC item number
L58 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Middle East
  • Orientalism
  • Nationalism
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Nationalism
  • Orientalism
  • International relations
  • Middle East
  • United States
Label
American orientalism : the United States and the Middle East since 1945, Douglas Little
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-419) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gideon's band in the Holy Land : we're not in Kansas anymore -- Orientalism, American style : the Middle East in the mind of America -- Opening the door : business, diplomacy, and America's stake in Middle East oil -- The making of a special relationship : America and Israel -- A tale of four doctrines : U.S. national security, the Soviet threat, and the Middle East -- Sympathy for the devil? : America, Nasser, and Arab revolutionary nationalism -- Modernizing the Middle East : from reform to revolution in Iraq, Libya, and Iran -- Kicking the Vietnam syndrome : waging limited war from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf -- Opportunities lost and found : the United States and the Arab-Israeli peace process -- Not your father's Persian Gulf War: The Bush doctrine, Iraq and radical Islam
Control code
233578036
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 441 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807877616
Lccn
2008278036
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt61h68
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)233578036
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
American orientalism : the United States and the Middle East since 1945, Douglas Little
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-419) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Gideon's band in the Holy Land : we're not in Kansas anymore -- Orientalism, American style : the Middle East in the mind of America -- Opening the door : business, diplomacy, and America's stake in Middle East oil -- The making of a special relationship : America and Israel -- A tale of four doctrines : U.S. national security, the Soviet threat, and the Middle East -- Sympathy for the devil? : America, Nasser, and Arab revolutionary nationalism -- Modernizing the Middle East : from reform to revolution in Iraq, Libya, and Iran -- Kicking the Vietnam syndrome : waging limited war from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf -- Opportunities lost and found : the United States and the Arab-Israeli peace process -- Not your father's Persian Gulf War: The Bush doctrine, Iraq and radical Islam
Control code
233578036
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 441 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807877616
Lccn
2008278036
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt61h68
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)233578036
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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