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A History of Middle East Economies in the Twentieth Century

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$52.00 • £41.95 • €47.00

ISBN 9780674398313

Publication Date: 03/31/1999


332 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 maps, 57 tables

North America only

  • Acknowledgments
  • Note on Transliteration
  • List of Tables
  • List of Acronyms
  • General Introduction
  • Part I: 1918–1945
    • Introduction to Part I
    • 1. Turkey
    • 2. Egypt
    • 3. The Economies of the British and French Mandates
    • 4. The States of the Arabian Peninsula
  • Part II: 1946–1990
    • Introduction to Part II
    • 5. Turkey
    • 6. Egypt
    • 7. Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq
    • 8. The Economies of Israel, Jordan, and the West Bank/Gaza
    • 9. The States of the Arabian Peninsula
  • Epilogue and Conclusion: The 1990s and Beyond
  • Tables
  • Statistical Appendix
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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