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Middle East Almanac
  • Authored by: John C. Fredriksen
  • From the Series: Almanacs of American Wars
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816080941
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-8094-6
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $95.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 02/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 956
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 736

Summary

The Middle East has been one of the most troubled regions in modern history. Terrorism and wars plague not only its nations, but the international community as well. In response, the United States military—as well as other United Nation members—have become deeply involved in the affairs of the Middle East over the past 30 years. 

The new Middle East Almanac contains a detailed, day-by-day chronology of events in the region as well as an A-to-Z biographical dictionary of the key figures involved in the conflicts. A comprehensive listing of vital statistics is included in the appendix along with maps, illustrations, and an extensive bibliography for further research.

Coverage includes:

  • John P. Abizaid
  • Nuri al-Maliki
  • Abdul Rashid Dostum
  • Tommy Franks
  • Robert M. Gates
  • Saddam Hussein
  • Hamid Karzai
  • Ruhollah Khomeini
  • Stanley A. McChrystal
  • Michael G. Mullen
  • David H. Petraeus
  • Colin L. Powell
  • Donald H. Rumsfeld
  • H. Norman Schwarzkopf
  • Mohammad Zahir Shah.

Specifications

Black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Maps. Index. Appendix. Bibliography. Chronology.

About the Author(s)

John C. Fredriksen holds a Ph.D. in American history from Providence College. A freelance writer and researcher, he is the author of American Military Leaders and Facts On File's award-winning Revolutionary War Almanac. He resides in Rhode Island.

Reviews and Awards

"...an important resource to help put the Middle East conflict into perspective, useful for research and reports as it is very thorough...Recommended."


Library Media Connection

"...useful for collections supporting general and undergraduate research on military and security studies. Recommended."


Choice

"...useful...Recommended..."


Library Journal

"...a worthy addition...attractive, well designed, readable, and it includes useful pictures...a good acquisition."


American Reference Books Annual

"...useful in large public and academic libraries."


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