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Search for Destiny [videorecording]: The Middle East

Landmark Films
Format
Video; VHS
Summary
"This comprehensive 5 part series offers an in-depth view of the Middle East in the past century, with a judiciously balanced perspective on its endless conflicts and turmoil. Commencing with the end of Ottoman rule... up to present times"-- Landmark Media, Inc. Web site.
Presents the history of the Middle East region in the twentieth century. The fall of the Ottoman Empire, the French and British domination, the two world wars, the birth of Israel, the Suez Crisis, the years of American and Russian imperialism, and the Arab-Israeli conflicts with reference to the involvement of foreign powers in the area. Outlines the basic issues that still divide the Middle East countries including the Palestine issue, the Gulf War, and the developments in oil production and the mayor role it plays in the world economies.
Director
Matthew Hall
Performers
Narrator, Peter Dickson.
Release Date
2000
Run Time
260 min.
Language
English
Rating
Junior high school through college students
Notes
Videocassette release of a 2000 production.
Variant Title
Middle East
Credits
Flat Earth Films ; executive producer, Barry S. Florin ; writer and producer, Mark Brightman ; editor and director, Matthew Hall ; music, Paul Farrer.
Published
Falls Church, Va. : Landmark Media, Inc. c2001.
Description
5 videocassettes (52 min. each) : sd., b&w with col. sequences ; 1/2 in.
VHS format [NTSC].
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