While the struggle for peace in the Middle East remains one of the greatest challenges facing the world today, here is a fascinating and meticulously researched history of the region. In this masterful work, Mansfield explores two centuries of history in the volatile Middle East, creating a revealing political and social portrait.
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Peter Mansfield (1928–1996) corresponded regularly for the Financial Times, Economist, and London Sunday Times on Middle Eastern affairs. The author and editor of numerous works, he is best known for his comprehensive study The Arabs.Review:
A brilliantly deft and well-informed guide ... Peter Mansfield compresses the whole tumultuous development of this vast region into 350 coherent, dispassionate and remarkably inclusive pages The Times Educational Supplement
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Book Description Penguin Books, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Revised. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX014016989X