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The British Government's Confidential Print documents cover a broad sweep of history from c. 1839 to 1969, taking in the countries of the Arabian peninsula, the Levant, Iraq, Turkey and many of the former Ottoman lands in Europe, Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt and Sudan.
Use this source to find primary sources and full text books from the 1460-1850 period with focuses on economics interpreted in the widest sense, including political science, history, sociology, and special collections on banking, finance, transportation and manufacturing.
Search over 2.5 million documents on thousands of topics from the world’s leading policy experts, nonpartisan think tanks, IGOs and NGOs. Featured topics include Black Lives Matter, COVID-19, Climate Change, Gender Equity.
Accessible through the Wiley Digital Archives platform. Search geographical research going back 200 years, including Maps, Atlases, Charts & Plans; Expedition Reports; Fieldnotes, Correspondence & Diaries; Grey Literature; Photographs, Artwork and Illustrations; Journal Manuscripts; Photographs; Proceedings, Lectures, and Ephemera.
Argues that the Age of Empire was driven by coal, and the Middle East--as an idea--was made by coal. Focusing on the flow of British carbon energy to the Middle East, On Barak excavates the historic nexus between coal and empire to reveal the political and military motives behind what is conventionally seen as a technological innovation. He recounts the carbon-intensive entanglements of Western and non-Western powers and reveals unfamiliar resources--such as Islamic risk-aversion and Gandhian vegetarianism--for a climate justice that relies on more diverse and ethical solutions worldwide.
this volume combines thematic and country-based, multi-disciplinary analysis in order to reconsider half a century of scholarship and to critically examine the defining processes and structures of historical developments from Morocco to Iran and from Turkey to Yemen over the past two centuries. Chapter 1 is Environmental History.
Provides an overview of the principal economic problems, policies and performances relating to the countries in the Middle East and North Africa region. Topics include Growth and development in comparative perspectives; Labour force and human development; Natural resources, resource curse and trade; Poverty, inequality and social policy; Institutions and transition to democracy; corruption, conflict and refugees.
Middle East and North Africa: Climate, Culture, and Conflicts - too hot to handle? The volume offers an account of ideas, historical case studies and current debates on climate change and its consequences from perspectives of eco-theology, archeology, history, geography, political science and technology.
In the early sixteenth century, a series of military campaigns between the Mediterranean Sea and Persian Gulf brought the entirety of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers under Ottoman control. This book offers a history of this rare political unification of the longest rivers in West Asia and its impact on the Ottoman state, provincial society, and the environment.
This collection from the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries contains over four thousand color slides and black and white photographs of medieval Spain taken by the late Eugene Casselman (1912-1996) during his thirty years of travel throughout the Iberian peninsula.
Created by UNESCO and the Library of Congress, the World Digital Library provides free online access to world cultural treasures. Includes manuscripts, maps, rare books, musical scores, recordings, films, prints, photographs, and architectural drawings from a variety of countries.
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