Shifting sands : the unraveling of the old order in the Middle East / edited by Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson.
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- 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.
Published in association with the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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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.
"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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