9781906838454

Best of Enemies : A History of US and Middle East Relations, Part One: 1783-1953

  • ISBN 13:

    9781906838454

  • ISBN 10:

    1906838453

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 05/15/2012
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

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Summary

Filiu and David B. draw striking parallels between ancient and contemporary political history in this look at the USMiddle East conflict. The reader is transported to the pirate-choked Mediterranean sea, where Christians and Muslims continue the crusades, only this time on water. As the centuries pass, the traditional victims of the Muslim piratesthe British, French, and Spanishall become empire-building powers whose sights lie beyond the Mediterranean.

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