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New Frontiers in the Social History of the Middle East (Cairo Papers in Social Science) (Cairo Papers in Social Science) by Enid Hill

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Published by American University in Cairo Press .
Written in English


  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • History & Theory - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9191284M
ISBN 109774246284
ISBN 109789774246289

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New frontiers in the social history of the Middle East. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Enid Hill. Enid Hill, "New Frontiers in the Social History of the Middle East: Cairo Papers Vol. 23, No. 2" English | | ISBN: | PDF | pages: | mb.   Built around a framework of political history, while also carefully integrating social, cultural, and economic developments, this expertly crafted account provides readers with the most comprehensive, balanced and penetrating analysis of the modern Middle by: Judith E. Tucker is a Professor of History at Georgetown University. She is the author of "Women in Nineteenth Century Egypt "()and the editor of "Arab Women: Old Boundaries, New Frontiers .

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