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View Inside Selected Chapters of “An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs”!

"Highly recommended." -- W. J. Breitbach, California State University (CHOICE, June 2010)

Routledge Middle East Studies are pleased to announce that we are opening selected chapters of An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs to view for free online until the end of May 2014! Simply click on the title below and click the ‘view inside’ button to read!

The authors are delighted to introduce the second edition of the Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs, which has been completely updated with many new maps. The volume addresses gaps in the literature with regard to the geography and geopolitics of the region. There is a detailed summary of the geography with an accent on key facets. This is allied to a synopsis of each state, in which all the facts relevant to politics are provided. The major political events of the past few years are then described within the overall geopolitical setting. The text is illustrated by almost 100 maps, the majority specifically produced for the volume.

An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs

This revised and updated version of An Atlas of Middle Eastern Affairs provides accessible, concisely written entries on the most important current issues in the Middle East, combining maps with their geopolitical background. Offering a clear context for analysis of key concerns, it includes background topics, the position of the Middle East in the world and profiles of the constituent countries.

Features include:

  • Clearly and thematically organized sections covering the continuing importance of the Middle East, the background, fundamental concerns, the states and the crucial issues related to the area.
  • Original maps integrated into the text, placing international issues and conflicts in their geographical contexts.
  • Case studies and detailed analysis of each country, complete with relevant statistics and key facts.
  • Coverage of fundamental considerations, such as:
    • water shortage
    • the petroleum industry
    • conflicts and boundary issues
  • A comprehensive further reading section, enabling students to cover the topic in more depth.

Updated to include recent developments such as the "Arab Spring," this book is a valuable introduction to undergraduate students of political science and Middle East studies and is designed as a primary teaching aid for courses related to the Middle East in the areas of politics, history, geography, economics and military studies. This book is also an outstanding reference source for libraries and anyone interested in these fields.

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