ERIC Number: ED079195
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Near East and North Africa: A Question Syllabus. Center for Area and Country Studies.
Howard, Harry N.
This study syllabus on the Near East and North Africa is divided into twelve units. Designed to familiarize government personnel assigned to the area with the region and people, each unit consists of a statement of the main objectives to be studied, questions for consideration, and a list of suggested readings from books and periodicals. Units are: "Historical Backgrounds in the Middle East,""The Geopolitical Significance of the Middle East," The Impact of the West on the Middle East,""Nationalism in the Middle East," The Ideological Revolution in the Middle East,""Types of Middle Eastern Societies,""The Northern Tier of the Middle East,""Israel as a Nation State,""The Middle East in Conflict,""American Interest and Policy in the Middle East,""The Arabian Peninsula," and,"North Africa." SO 005 925, SO 005 913-919 are related documents. (OPH)
Descriptors: African History, Arabs, Area Studies, Citations (References), Curriculum Guides, Developing Nations, Economic Change, Economic Progress, Foreign Culture, Geography, Human Geography, International Relations, Islamic Culture, Jews, Middle Eastern History, Middle Eastern Studies, Non Western Civilization, Periodicals, Politics
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Authoring Institution: Foreign Service (Dept. of State), Washington, DC. Foreign Service Inst.