The Middle East and North Africa 2024

 
Edition number: 70
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ISBN13:9781032492742
ISBN10:10324927411
Binding:Hardback
No. of pages:1306 pages
Size:280x210 mm
Weight:5690 g
Language:English
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Short description:

Now in its seventieth edition, this title continues to provide the most up-to-date geo-political and economic information for this important world area. It provides topical contributions from acknowledged experts on regional affairs, comprehensive data on all major organizations active in the region and accurately and impartially records the latest political and economic developments.

Long description:

Now in its seventieth edition, this title continues to provide the most up-to-date geopolitical and economic information for this important world area.


Key Features:


- covers the Middle East and North Africa from Algeria to Yemen


- includes topical contributions from acknowledged experts on regional affairs


- accurately and impartially records the latest political and economic developments


- provides comprehensive data on all major organizations active in the countries of the region.


General Survey


- introductory essays cover a wide range of topics relating to the region as a whole.


Country Surveys


Individual chapters on each country incorporating:


- essays on the physical and social geography, recent history and economy


- an extensive statistical survey of economic and social indicators, which include area and population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, trade, transport, tourism, communications media and education


- a full directory with names, addresses and contact details covering the constitution, government, legislature, political organizations, election commissions, diplomatic representation, judiciary, religious groups, the media, finance, trade and industry (including petroleum and natural gas), tourism, defence and education


- a country-specific bibliography, providing suggestions for further research.


Regional Information


- includes all major international organizations active in the Middle East and North Africa; research institutes specializing in the region; and select bibliographies of books and periodicals.

Table of Contents:

PART ONE


General Survey


Saudi Arabia and Iran: Islam, Security and Foreign Policy in the Middle East


 


SIMON MABON


 


 


 


China?s Growing Presence in the Middle East: From Economic Partnerships to Diplomatic Engagement?


 


JULIA GUROL


 


 


US Middle East Policy


 


ROBERT E. LOONEY


 


 


Political Islam


 


BARBARA ZOLLNER


 


 


The Kurdish Question in the Middle East


 


CENGIZ GUNES (revised for this edition by Liam Anderson)


 


 


 


 


The Religions of the Middle East and North Africa


 


R. B. SERJEANT


 


Instituting a Sustainable Energy Transition in the Gulf: A Review of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar


 


JUSTIN DARGIN


 


 


 


 


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PART TWO Country Surveys


 


 


Sections on geography, history and economy, as well as statistical surveys, directories and bibliographies for each country


 


 


ALGERIA


 


History GIANNI DEL PANTA


 


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


 


 


BAHRAIN


 


History MARC JONES (revised by KRISTIAN COATES ULRICHSEN)


 


Economy MARTIN HVIDT


 


 


CYPRUS


 


History ANDREAS STERGIOU


 


Economy Revised by ANDREAS STERGIOU


 


 


?Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus?


 


History


 


Economy


 


 


EGYPT


 


History VAUGHN SHANNON


 


Economy CHAHIR ZAKI


 


 


IRAN


 


History EDWARD WASTNIDGE


 


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


 


 


IRAQ


 


History LIAM ANDERSON


 


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


 


 


ISRAEL


 


History VAUGHN SHANNON


 


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


 


Occupied Territories


 


East Jerusalem


 


The Golan Heights


 


 


JORDAN


 


History COURTNEY FREER


 


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY (Based on an original essay by ONN WINCKLER)


 


 


KUWAIT


 


History Revised by CLAIRE BEAUGRAND


 


Economy MÁTÉ SZALAI


 


 


LEBANON


 


History NATÁLIA CALFAT (revised by editorial staff)


 


Economy ALI NOUREDDEEN


 


 


LIBYA


 


History RONALD BRUCE ST JOHN (Based on an original essay by RICHARD I. LAWLESS)


 


Economy AMIR MAGDY KAMEL


 


 


MOROCCO


 


History NEIL PARTRICK (Based on an original essay by RICHARD I. LAWLESS)


 


Economy NEIL PARTRICK (Based on an original essay by ALAN J. DAY)


 


 


OMAN


 


History Revised by MARC VALERI


 


Economy FRANCIS OWTRAM


 


 


PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES


 


Recent History Updated by NIGEL PARSONS (Revised for this edition by VAUGHN SHANNON)


 


Economy HABIB HINN, RAJA KHALIDI and ISLAM RABEE


 


 


QATAR


 


History DAVID ROBERTS


 


Economy FRANCIS OWTRAM


 


 


SAUDI ARABIA


 


History BRANDON FRIEDMAN


 


Economy NEIL PARTRICK (Based on an original essay by MOIN SIDDIQI)


 


 


SPANISH NORTH AFRICA


 


Ceuta


 


Melilla


 


 


SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC


 


History EYAL ZISSER


 


Economy OMAR S. DAHI and MOHAMMAD AL-ASADI


 


 


TUNISIA


 


History NEIL PARTRICK (Based on an original essay by RICHARD I. LAWLESS)


 


Economy NEIL PARTRICK (Based on an original essay by the editorial staff)


 


 


TÜRKIYE


 


History GARETH JENKINS


 


Economy GARETH JENKINS


 


 


UNITED ARAB EMIRATES


 


History KRISTIAN COATES ULRICHSEN


 


Economy ROBERT E. LOONEY


 


 


YEMEN


 


History VINCENT DURAC


 


Economy CHARLES SCHMITZ


 


 


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PART THREE Regional Information


 


REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


 


MAJOR COMMODITIES OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA


 


DOCUMENTS ON PALESTINE


 


CALENDARS


 


RESEARCH INSTITUTES


 


SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY (BOOKS)


 


SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY(PERIODICALS)