This multi-volume set of reissued classics brings together a collection of titles that touch on many key aspects of the history of the Middle East. From the early explorers of Arabia to the 1979 revolution in Iran, via histories of places as varied as the UAE and Zanzibar, the analysis of Nazi policies towards the Arab East, and a close reading of the territorial foundations of the Gulf states, the books collected here form a wide-ranging and eclectic study of the history of the region.
Table of Contents
1. Arab History and the Nation-State: A Study in Modern Arab Historiography 1820-1980 Youssef M. Choueiri 2. The Arab Kingdom and its Fall J. Wellhausen 3. The Boundaries of Modern Iran Edited by Keith McLachlan 4. The Establishment of the United Arab Emirates 1950-85 Abdullah Omran Taryam 5. Explorers of Arabia: From the Renaissance to the End of the Victorian Era Zahra Freeth and H.V.F. Winstone 6. The Gulf States and Oman Christine Osborne 7. A History of the Arab State of Zanzibar Norman R. Bennett 8. Iran Richard N. Frye 9. The Middle East in Transition: Studies in Contemporary History Edited by Walter Z. Laqueur 10. Revolution in Iran: The Roots of Turmoil Mehran Kamrava 11. A Short History of the Middle East: From the Rise of Islam to Modern Times George E. Kirk 12. Territorial Foundations of the Gulf States Edited by Richard Schofield 13. The Third Reich and the Arab East Łukasz Hirszowicz
Multivolume collection by leading authors in the field.