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- DescriptionNow combined into a single volume, these three brief history texts provide a concise and eye-opening overview of the history of the Middle East. Each is written by a leading expert (<em>The Arabs</em> by Heinz Halm, </em>The Ottoman Empire</em> by Suraiya Faoqhi, and <em>Iran</em> by Monika Gronke), and all have been hailed as outstanding introductions for the general reader. These texts have been widely translated and adopted at universities in Turkey, Norway, Italy, and Germany, as well as throughout North America.
- Author Biography<strong>Heinz Halm,</strong> author (University of Tubingen) is one of the world's leading scholars on the Middle East and especially on Shiism. His books, which have been translated into numerous languages, include: <em>The Shiites: A Short History</em> (also available from Markus Wiener) and <em>The Empire of the Mahdi: The Rise of the Fatimids.</em> Professor Halm is the editor of Die Welt des Orients, and his shorter studies have appeared in the <em>Encyclopaedia of Islam, Encyclopaedia Iranica,</em> and numerous learned journals.<br><br><strong>Suraiya Faroqhi,</strong> author is Professor of Ottoman Studies at Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, and Bigi University in Istanbul. She has also been a visiting scholar at Harvard University, the University of Minnesota and Dartmouth College. She is author of numerous books, many of which have been translated into several languages including <em>The Ottoman Empire and the Outside World, 1540-to 1774.</em><br><br><strong>Monika Gronke</strong> is a professor at the University of Cologne.
- Author(s)Heinz Halm,Monike Gronke,Suraiya Faroqhi
- PublisherMarkus Wiener Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication13/08/2012
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationPrinceton
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMarkus Wiener Publishing Inc
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight557 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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