By Colbert C. Held,John Thomas Cummings

Now in its 6th variation, Middle East Patterns remains to be the main finished and authoritative geographical learn of the sector. Colbert C. Held and John Thomas Cummings introduce the center East from a topical point of view after which offer in-depth country-by-country assurance. The 6th version continues the book's well-received framework and specific concentrate on a variety of geographical patterns—ethnographic, financial, and political—while integrating up-to-date comparative fabric on ordinary assets and human and social improvement. New sections on overall healthiness matters, company environments, and the old US presence within the sector extend the book's considerable assurance. Richly illustrated with greater than a hundred twenty five images and 70 maps, this acclaimed publication is still the simplest obtainable source for college students and normal readers who search to appreciate the spatial dynamics of the center East.

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