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The Resource U.S.-Middle East historical encounters : a critical survey, edited by Abbas Amanat and Magnus T. Bernhardsson, (electronic resource)

U.S.-Middle East historical encounters : a critical survey, edited by Abbas Amanat and Magnus T. Bernhardsson, (electronic resource)

Label
U.S.-Middle East historical encounters : a critical survey
Title
U.S.-Middle East historical encounters
Title remainder
a critical survey
Statement of responsibility
edited by Abbas Amanat and Magnus T. Bernhardsson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
At a time when relations between the United States and the Middle East seem to be based on mutual misunderstandings, intolerance, violence, and distrust, this cutting-edge collection of essays reveals that the history of this relationship is richer and more complex than recent events suggest
Dewey number
303.48/273056
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Amanat, Abbas
  • Bernhardsson, Magnus Thorkell
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  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Middle East
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • United States
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Naher Osten
  • USA
Label
U.S.-Middle East historical encounters : a critical survey, edited by Abbas Amanat and Magnus T. Bernhardsson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction. From "disinterested benevolence" to "benevolent hegemony" : the development of the U.S./Middle Eastern relationship / Magnus T. Bernhardsson -- On the formal study of Near Eastern languages in America, 1770-1930 / Benjamin R. Foster -- American Palestine : Herman Melville, Mark Twain, and the Holy Land in the nineteenth-century American Imagination / Hilton Obenzinger -- "Drying up the Euphrates" : Muslims, Millennialism, and Early American missionary enterprise / Timothy Marr -- Missionaries, Peasants, and the protection problem : negotiating Coptic reform in nineteenth-century Egypt / Paul D. Sedra -- "Is this not the ugliest of treacheries?!" diplomacy, culture, and the origins of Anti-Americanism in Egypt / Erez Manela -- U.S./Iranian relations, 1911-1951 / Mansour Bonakdarian -- Khomeini's great satan : demonizing the American other in the Islamic Revolution in Iran / Abbas Amanat -- "Besotted with the bright lights of imperialism"? Arab subjectivity constructed against New York's many faces / Michelle Hartman -- Christian Zionism and its impact on U.S. foreign policy / Lawrence Davidson -- A cultural history of the war without end / Melani McAlister
Control code
ocn747427328
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (242 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813039978
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747427328
Label
U.S.-Middle East historical encounters : a critical survey, edited by Abbas Amanat and Magnus T. Bernhardsson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction. From "disinterested benevolence" to "benevolent hegemony" : the development of the U.S./Middle Eastern relationship / Magnus T. Bernhardsson -- On the formal study of Near Eastern languages in America, 1770-1930 / Benjamin R. Foster -- American Palestine : Herman Melville, Mark Twain, and the Holy Land in the nineteenth-century American Imagination / Hilton Obenzinger -- "Drying up the Euphrates" : Muslims, Millennialism, and Early American missionary enterprise / Timothy Marr -- Missionaries, Peasants, and the protection problem : negotiating Coptic reform in nineteenth-century Egypt / Paul D. Sedra -- "Is this not the ugliest of treacheries?!" diplomacy, culture, and the origins of Anti-Americanism in Egypt / Erez Manela -- U.S./Iranian relations, 1911-1951 / Mansour Bonakdarian -- Khomeini's great satan : demonizing the American other in the Islamic Revolution in Iran / Abbas Amanat -- "Besotted with the bright lights of imperialism"? Arab subjectivity constructed against New York's many faces / Michelle Hartman -- Christian Zionism and its impact on U.S. foreign policy / Lawrence Davidson -- A cultural history of the war without end / Melani McAlister
Control code
ocn747427328
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (242 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813039978
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)747427328

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