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A Quest in the Middle East

Gertrude Bell and the Making of Modern Iraq
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In subsidiary themes, Honigman presents his own case to demonstrate the problems with Middle East Studies in the United States and expresses concern about the injustices meted out to minorities in the Middle East, especially the Imazighen (Berbers) and the Kurds.

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A remarkable woman in male-dominated Edwardian society, she shunned. The legacy of Gertrude Bell's work in the Middle East is still being played out in current conflicts in Iraq.

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After years of discord, peace in the Middle East now seems close at hand. But the hope of a settlement stands on much shakier ground than the participants suspect, says scientist Daniel Hillel.

What they don't see, and what most observers overlook, is that the severely wounded environment of the region threatens to undercut any long-lasting accord.5/5(2).

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