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Title:
Minorities in the Middle East : a history of struggle and self-expression
Author:
Nisan, Mordechai.
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Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
ix, 341 pages : map ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction: the Middle Eastern mosaic -- Kurds: a legacy of struggle and suffering -- Berbers: between rebellion and submission -- Baluch: from obscurity to geostrategic importance -- Druzes: freedom without independence -- ʻAlawites: to power and the unknown -- Copts: from majority people to minority religion -- Armenians: talent, tragedy, and territorial loss -- Assyrians: an ancient people, a perennial struggle -- Maronites: sophistication and missed opportunities -- Sudanese Christians: tribulations and war in Black Africa -- Jews: Zionist achievement, lingering question -- Jews, Israel, and the minorities.

The Middle Eastern mosaic -- States and nations -- Minorities in the Middle East -- The debate about minorities -- Principles and means of conict resolution -- Muslim minorities -- Kurds -- Berbers -- Baluch -- Heterodox Muslim minorities -- -- Druzes -- ʻAlawites -- Christian minorities -- Copts -- Armenians -- Assyrians -- Maronites -- Sudanese Christians -- Jews, Israel, and other Middle Eastern minorities -- Zionist achievement -- Judaism -- Toward Jewish independence -- Jews, Israel, and the minorities -- Elusiveness of political rule.
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ISBN:
9780786413751
Format :
Book

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