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The Resource Imagining the Middle East : the building of an American foreign policy, 1918-1967, Matthew F. Jacobs, (electronic resource)

Imagining the Middle East : the building of an American foreign policy, 1918-1967, Matthew F. Jacobs, (electronic resource)

Label
Imagining the Middle East : the building of an American foreign policy, 1918-1967
Title
Imagining the Middle East
Title remainder
the building of an American foreign policy, 1918-1967
Statement of responsibility
Matthew F. Jacobs
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Jacobs examines the ways in which an informal network of academic, business, government, and media specialists interpreted and shared their perceptions of the Middle East from the end of World War I through the late 1960s. During that period, Jacobs argues, members of this network imagined the Middle East as a region defined by certain common characteristics--religion, mass politics, underdevelopment, and an escalating Arab-Israeli-Palestinian conflict--and as a place that might be transformed through U.S. involvement. Thus, the ways in which specialists and policymakers imagined the Middle Ea
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacobs, Matthew F.,
Dewey number
  • 327.7305609/041
  • 327.7305609041
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Islam and politics
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
  • United States
Label
Imagining the Middle East : the building of an American foreign policy, 1918-1967, Matthew F. Jacobs, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-306) and index
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Task ... Falls to the Area Specialists: National Interests, Knowledge Production, and the Emergence of an Informal Network; 2. The All-Pervading Influence of the Muslim Faith: The Perils and Promise of Political Islam; 3. A New Amalgam of Interests, Religion, Propaganda, and Mobs: Interpretations of Secular Mass Politics; 4. What Modernization Requires of the Arabs ... Is Their De-Arabization: Imagining a Transformed Middle East
  • 5. A Profound and Growing Disturbance ... Which May Last for Decades: The Arab-Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the Limits of the NetworkEpilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn754582758
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 318 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469602783
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)754582758
Label
Imagining the Middle East : the building of an American foreign policy, 1918-1967, Matthew F. Jacobs, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-306) and index
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Task ... Falls to the Area Specialists: National Interests, Knowledge Production, and the Emergence of an Informal Network; 2. The All-Pervading Influence of the Muslim Faith: The Perils and Promise of Political Islam; 3. A New Amalgam of Interests, Religion, Propaganda, and Mobs: Interpretations of Secular Mass Politics; 4. What Modernization Requires of the Arabs ... Is Their De-Arabization: Imagining a Transformed Middle East
  • 5. A Profound and Growing Disturbance ... Which May Last for Decades: The Arab-Israeli-Palestinian Conflict and the Limits of the NetworkEpilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn754582758
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 318 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781469602783
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)754582758

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