Turning Points in Middle Eastern History

Turning Points in Middle Eastern History

Streaming Video - 2016
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The Middle East is a critically important area of our world. And, with its current prominence in international affairs, media images of the Middle East reach us on a daily basis. Much media coverage, however, is incomplete at best, failing to take account of either the complexities or the historical background of this pivotal region. For most of us, the real story of the Middle East remains untold. What made this crucial geopolitical area what it is today? In coming to terms with the present and future of the Middle East, an understanding of its history is not only highly valuable but essential. Now, the 36 lectures of Turning Points in Middle Eastern History unfurl a breathtaking panorama of history, exploring a 1,300-year window from the rise of the warrior prophet Muhammad to the fall of the Ottoman Empire after World War I. Each lecture focuses on a specific moment that changed the direction of events or the narrative of history. You'll witness the Battle of Karbala, where...
Publisher: [S.I.] : The Great Courses, 2016.
ISBN: 9781682767917
Branch Call Number: eVIDEO OVERDRI
Additional Contributors: Gearon, Eamonn
Overdrive Inc

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