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The Resource Power, faith, and fantasy : America in the Middle East, 1776 to the present, Michael B. Oren

Power, faith, and fantasy : America in the Middle East, 1776 to the present, Michael B. Oren

Label
Power, faith, and fantasy : America in the Middle East, 1776 to the present
Title
Power, faith, and fantasy
Title remainder
America in the Middle East, 1776 to the present
Statement of responsibility
Michael B. Oren
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing on thousands of government documents and personal letters, featuring original maps and over sixty photographs, this book reconstructs the diverse and remarkable ways in which Americans have interacted with this alluring yet often hostile land stretching from Morocco to Iran, from the Persian Gulf to the Bosporus.--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oren, Michael B.
Dewey number
327.73056
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DS63.2.U5
LC item number
O54 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Buitenlandse betrekkingen
  • Midden-Oosten
  • Verenigde Staten
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Middle East
  • United States
  • Buitenlandse betrekkingen
  • Verenigde Staten
  • Midden-Oosten
  • Außenpolitik
  • Naher Osten
  • Nordafrika
  • USA
  • Außenpolitik
  • USA
  • Naher Osten
  • Förenta staterna
  • Mellanöstern
  • Förenta staterna
  • Mellanöstern
Label
Power, faith, and fantasy : America in the Middle East, 1776 to the present, Michael B. Oren
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip074/2006036571.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Color maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 685-733) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chronology -- Prologue: A passage to glory -- Introduction: Recovering a pivotal past -- pt. 1: Early America encounters the Middle East. A mortal and mortifying threat ; The hostile and ethereal Orient ; A crucible of American identity ; Illuminating and emancipating the world -- pt. 2: The Middle East and antebellum America. Confluence and conflict ; Manifest Middle Eastern destiny ; Under American eyes -- pt. 3: The Civil War and Reconstruction. Fission ; Rebs and Yanks on the Nile ; The trumpet that never calls retreat ; American onslaught ; Resurgence -- pt. 4: The age of imperialism. Empires at dawn ; Imperial piety ; Imperial myths ; A region renamed and reordered -- pt. 5: America, the Middle East, and the Great War. Spectators of catastrophe ; Action or nonaction? ; An American movement is born ; Arise, o Arabs, and awake! ; The first Middle East peace process ; Fantasies revived -- pt. 6: Oil, war, and ascendancy. From Bibles to drill bits ; An insoluble conflict evolves ; A torch for the Middle East ; The Middle East and the man from Missouri -- pt. 7: In search of Pax Americana. Harmony and hegemony ; The thirty years' war -- Epilogue: A profound and visceral gratitude
Control code
ocm74965235
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 778 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780393058260
Lccn
2006036571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o74965235
  • (OCoLC)74965235
Label
Power, faith, and fantasy : America in the Middle East, 1776 to the present, Michael B. Oren
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip074/2006036571.html
Publication
Note
Color maps on lining papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 685-733) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Chronology -- Prologue: A passage to glory -- Introduction: Recovering a pivotal past -- pt. 1: Early America encounters the Middle East. A mortal and mortifying threat ; The hostile and ethereal Orient ; A crucible of American identity ; Illuminating and emancipating the world -- pt. 2: The Middle East and antebellum America. Confluence and conflict ; Manifest Middle Eastern destiny ; Under American eyes -- pt. 3: The Civil War and Reconstruction. Fission ; Rebs and Yanks on the Nile ; The trumpet that never calls retreat ; American onslaught ; Resurgence -- pt. 4: The age of imperialism. Empires at dawn ; Imperial piety ; Imperial myths ; A region renamed and reordered -- pt. 5: America, the Middle East, and the Great War. Spectators of catastrophe ; Action or nonaction? ; An American movement is born ; Arise, o Arabs, and awake! ; The first Middle East peace process ; Fantasies revived -- pt. 6: Oil, war, and ascendancy. From Bibles to drill bits ; An insoluble conflict evolves ; A torch for the Middle East ; The Middle East and the man from Missouri -- pt. 7: In search of Pax Americana. Harmony and hegemony ; The thirty years' war -- Epilogue: A profound and visceral gratitude
Control code
ocm74965235
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 778 pages, [32] pages of plates
Isbn
9780393058260
Lccn
2006036571
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o74965235
  • (OCoLC)74965235

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