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American sheikhs : two families, four generations, and the story of America's influence in the Middle East / Brian VanDeMark.

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Author/Creator:
VanDeMark, Brian, 1960-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2012
Imprint:
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2012.
Format:
  • Book
  • 252 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-237) and index.
Contents:
  • Prologue: sailing to Beirut
  • Daniel Bliss and American mission
  • America encounters the Middle East
  • Tradition versus modernity in the Middle East
  • Howard Bliss and American nationalism
  • America confronts great power politics in the Middle East
  • Bayard Dodge and American idealism
  • America in the postwar Middle East
  • David Dodge and American frustration
  • America in the contemporary Middle East.
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ISBN:
9781616144760
1616144769
9781616144777
1616144777

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