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American Orientalism: The United States and the Middle East Since 1945
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Univ of North Carolina Pr
Publication date February 1, 2004
Pages 424
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780807855393
ISBN-10 0807855391
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.50 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.40 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $20.95
Other format details university press
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Douglas Little exposes the persistence of "orientalist" stereotypes in American popular culture and examines United States policy toward the Middle East from many angles. Chapters focus on America's increasing dependence on petroleum; U.S.-Israeli relations; the rise of revolutionary nationalist movements in Egypt, Iran, Iraq, and Libya; the futility of U.S. military and covert intervention; and the unsuccessful attempt to broker a "peace-for-land" settlement between the Israelis and the Palestinians. A new epilogue addresses the recent U.S. war in Iraq. Little offers valuable historical context for anyone seeking a better understanding of the complicated relationship between the U.S. and the Middle East.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780807827376
 
from Univ of North Carolina Pr (October 1, 2002)
9780807827376 | details & prices | 448 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.62 lbs | List price $34.95
About: The history professor reconstructs America's modern relationship with the Middle East, beginning with the end of World War II and the creation of the State of Israel.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780807855393 Book cover for 9780807858981
 
3 edition from Univ of North Carolina Pr (June 2, 2008)
9780807858981 | details & prices | 441 pages | 6.00 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $37.95
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from Univ of North Carolina Pr (February 1, 2004)
9780807855393 | details & prices | 424 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $20.95
About: Douglas Little exposes the persistence of "orientalist" stereotypes in American popular culture and examines United States policy toward the Middle East from many angles.

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