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American Arabists in the Cold War Middle East, 1946-75: From Orientalism to Professionalism

Teresa Fava Thomas
Format
Book
Published
London, UK : Anthem Press, 2016.
Language
English
Series
Anthem Middle East Studies
ISBN
9781783085088, 1783085088, 9781783085095, 1783085096
Contents
  • Introduction: America's Middle East area experts
  • The orientalists fade away
  • The Middle East hands emerge
  • Landfall: language training at Beirut, 1946
  • Filling the Cold War linguist gap: the Middle East Area Program in Beirut
  • "The departure of kings, old men, and Christians": the Eisenhower years
  • Quiet diplomacy in action: the Kennedy and Johnson years
  • Kissinger's Arabesque: the Nixon and Ford years
  • Epilogue: Beirut axioms: lessons learned by the Middle East hands.
Description
viii, 256 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-240) and index.
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