Shifting sands : the unraveling of the old order in the Middle East / edited by Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Mooresville Public Library - Mooresville||956.04 SHI (Text)||37323005255529||NONFIC||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781566560566 (pbk)
- ISBN: 156656056X (pbk)
- Physical Description: 261 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm
- Publisher: Northampton, MA : Olive Branch Press, an imprint of Interlink Publishing Group, Inc., 2016.
|General Note:|| Published in association with the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Penny Johnson -- The significance of a screwdriver --  Lines in the sand : the Great War and the remaking of the Middle East -- Avi Shlaim -- The post-Ottoman syndrome -- James Barr -- The divisive line : the birth and long life of the Sykes/Picot Agreement -- Salim Tamari -- Why did you rename your son? : diaries of the Great War from the Ottoman front --  In the present tense : the unravelling of the old order -- Khaled Fahmy -- Opening politics' black box : reflections on the past, present and future of the Egyptian revolution -- Tamim al-Barghouti -- Cracked cauldrons : the failure of states and the rise of new narratives in the Middle East -- Justin Marozzi -- A long view from Baghdad -- Ramita Navai -- Iran : coming in from the cold? -- Alev Scott -- Civic courage : the clue to Turkey's future? --  Living and writing in the Middle East : fiction, imagination and history -- Mai al-Nakib -- Living and writing in Kuwait : what fiction can do -- Selma Dabbagh -- Writing the Middle East, writing Gaza -- Marilyn Booth -- Fiction's histories : writers and readers in the Middle East --  Syria in crisis -- Dawn Chatty -- What you don't read about the Syrian humanitarian crisis -- Robin Yassin-Kassab -- Syria seen and represented -- Malu Halasa -- Defying the killers : the emergence of street culture in Syria --  Afterword -- Raja Shehadeh -- Palestine and hope.
|Summary, etc.:|| "Fifteen regional experts provide essays that give perspectives on life in the Middle East, focusing on how aspects of its past informs its present, and predicting its future"--Provided by publisher.
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