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Author Nisan, Mordechai.

Title Minorities in the Middle East : a history of struggle and self-expression / Mordechai Nisan
Edition Second edition
Published Jefferson, N.C. ; fLondon : McFarland & Co, [2002]
©2002

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Description ix, 341 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: The Middle Eastern Mosaic -- Pt. I. Muslim Minorities -- 2. Kurds: A Legacy of Struggle and Suffering -- 3. Berbers: Between Rebellion and Submission -- 4. Baluch: From Obscurity to Geostrategic Importance -- Pt. II. Heterodox Muslim Minorities -- 5. Druzes: Freedom Without Independence -- 6. 'Alawites: To Power and the Unknown -- Pt. III. Christian Minorities -- 7. Copts: From Majority People to Minority Religion -- 8. Armenians: Talent, Tragedy, and Territorial Loss -- 9. Assyrians: An Ancient People, a Perennial Struggle -- 10. Maronites: Sophistication and Missed Opportunities -- 11. Sudanese Christians: Tribulations and War in Black Africa -- Pt. IV. Jews, Israel, and Other Middle Eastern Minorities -- 12. Jews: Zionist Achievement, Lingering Question -- 13. Jews, Israel, and the Minorities -- 14. Conclusions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-338) and index
Subject Ethnology -- Middle East.
Minorities -- Middle East -- History.
Middle East -- History.
LC no. 02008470
ISBN 0786413751 paperback
9780786413751 softcover alkaline paper