Cities of the Middle East and North Africa

A Historical Encyclopedia

  • Engels
  • 9781576079195
  • november 2006
  • Hardcover
  • 439 pagina's
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The first work to offer 5,000 years of authoritative historical coverage of ancient and modern cities in the Middle East and North Africa-from their founding to the present-highlighting each city's cultural, social, political, and economic significance. * Coverage of 100 ancient and modern cities in the Middle East and North Africa * 19 academic contributors from this region as well as from Europe and the United States * Annotated timeline locating cities within their historical and imperial contexts * 44 illustrations including the Venetian fortifications of Nicosia, the ziggurat in Ur, and the Silk Market in Cairo * 8 maps including an overview map of all the cities listed in the book and sub-regional maps to clarify their location

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For academic libraries that support programs on the Islamic world and especially on the Middle East and Africa, this will be a welcome addition to their reference collections. - Reference & User Services Quarterly Cities of the Middle East and North Africa: A Historical Encyclopedia is a top pick for the high school to college-level collection where courses in Middle Eastern or North Africa ar given. - Midwest Book Review Cities of the Middle East and North Africa is a truly unique and fascinating resource for historical, socioeconomic, and cultural information on the major cities of the North African and Arab worlds. . . . [this work] is best suited for large public, college, and research libraries. It is highly recommended for these collections. - Reference & User Services Quarterly Recommended. All levels. - Choice This volume will be a good addition to any academic or large public library so patrons can learn more about the history and current issues affecting the MENA region. - Booklist

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Engels
Bindwijze
Hardcover
Verschijningsdatum
november 2006
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439 pagina's
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13 - 22 jaar
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9781576079195

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illustrated edition
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A Historical Encyclopedia

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