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The Resource The Arab world, William R. Polk

The Arab world, William R. Polk

Label
The Arab world
Title
The Arab world
Statement of responsibility
William R. Polk
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1929-2020
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Polk, William R.
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1929-2020
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Polk, William R.
Series statement
The American foreign policy library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arab countries
  • United States
  • Arab countries
Label
The Arab world, William R. Polk
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previous editions published under title: The United States and the Arab world
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introduction. The people on the land -- pt. 2. Four legacies from the Arab past. The ancient Arabs: the code of honor -- Islam: the regulation of society -- Conquests and the Caliphate: glorious yesterdays -- The alien empires: Arab exclusion from rule -- pt. 3. The impact of the west. First encounters: point counterpoint -- The high cost of modernization: coming of the west -- The First World War: midwife of nationalism -- pt. 4. Development of the Arab states. The mandates: Iraq, Syria, Leganon, and Transjordan -- Arabia and Egypt: isolation of humiliation -- Libya and the Sudan: undisguised imperialism -- Palestine: the promised land -- pt. 4. The independent Arab states. Formal independence: a short flight on fledgling wings -- Coups, conflicts, and conferences -- The third round: the Six-Day War of June 1967 -- The Palestine Arab Diaspora -- The fourth round: the October 1973 war -- pt. 6. The matrix of the new Arab. The economy of the Arab world -- Social change and the new men -- The Arabs and the world: a quest for identity and dignity -- pt. 7. The United States and the Arab world. A decade of discovery -- American policies of the 1960's -- Foreign policy of the Nixon administration -- The Carter administration -- Appendixes : A. Text of the Camp David Accords -- B. Text of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty
Control code
6379521
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xxix, 456 pages
Isbn
9780674043169
Lccn
80016995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(WaOLN)112450
Label
The Arab world, William R. Polk
Publication
Note
  • Previous editions published under title: The United States and the Arab world
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. Introduction. The people on the land -- pt. 2. Four legacies from the Arab past. The ancient Arabs: the code of honor -- Islam: the regulation of society -- Conquests and the Caliphate: glorious yesterdays -- The alien empires: Arab exclusion from rule -- pt. 3. The impact of the west. First encounters: point counterpoint -- The high cost of modernization: coming of the west -- The First World War: midwife of nationalism -- pt. 4. Development of the Arab states. The mandates: Iraq, Syria, Leganon, and Transjordan -- Arabia and Egypt: isolation of humiliation -- Libya and the Sudan: undisguised imperialism -- Palestine: the promised land -- pt. 4. The independent Arab states. Formal independence: a short flight on fledgling wings -- Coups, conflicts, and conferences -- The third round: the Six-Day War of June 1967 -- The Palestine Arab Diaspora -- The fourth round: the October 1973 war -- pt. 6. The matrix of the new Arab. The economy of the Arab world -- Social change and the new men -- The Arabs and the world: a quest for identity and dignity -- pt. 7. The United States and the Arab world. A decade of discovery -- American policies of the 1960's -- Foreign policy of the Nixon administration -- The Carter administration -- Appendixes : A. Text of the Camp David Accords -- B. Text of the Egyptian-Israeli Peace Treaty
Control code
6379521
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xxix, 456 pages
Isbn
9780674043169
Lccn
80016995
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(WaOLN)112450

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