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Author Lewis, Bernard, 1916-

Title Notes on a century : reflections of a Middle East historian / Bernard Lewis ; with Buntzie Ellis Churchill.

Imprint New York : Viking, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 LEWIS,B    Available
Description ix, 388 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Early days -- The war years -- In the Ottoman archives -- Cultural diplomacy -- Why study history? -- Episodes in an academic life -- Crossing the Atlantic -- The neighborhood -- The clash of civilizations -- Orientalism and the cult of right thinking -- Judgment in Paris -- Writing and rewriting history -- Politics and the Iraq War -- In sum.
Summary Presents the life and career of the Middle East specialist, from his professional relationships with world leaders to his accomplishments in world politics, and offers the author's analysis of the political transformation of the region.
Subject Lewis, Bernard, 1916-
Middle East specialists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Middle East -- Historiography.
Middle East -- History -- 20th century.
Middle East -- History -- 21st century.
Added Author Churchill, Buntzie Ellis, 1939-
ISBN 9780670023530

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