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The Urban Social History of the Middle East, 1750–1950

Edited by Peter Sluglett

Paper $24.95s    |    978-0-8156-3267-2    |    2011

"Extremely welcome. [This volume] presents a review and critical overview of the field by combining a discussion of relevant historiography in the introduction and a fine collection of essays."—Middle East Journal

"This book is highly recommended for both introductory and advanced readers on the subject. It offers a series of fine syntheses of genuine value and sets a new benchmark for future studies."—Journal of Social History

"Rich resources and a great deal of new information for students of the Arab Middle East....Of particular interest is the explanation of Islam’s deep ties to urban institutions and the interconnectedness of religion and civic ties. There is also an excellent and comprehensive bibliography. Highly recommended."—Choice

  The Urban Social History of
the Middle East

  Peter Sluglett is professor of Middle Eastern history at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City. He is the author of Britain in Iraq: Contriving King and Country and coauthor of Iraq since 1958: From Revolution to Dictatorship.

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6 x 9, 338 pages, notes, glossary, bibliography, index

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