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I loved reading this book! Each chapter presents the story of a person who greatly impacted the history of the Middle East going back to the
19th Century. Read more
This is a hard book to read but accurate and full of facts. For serious readersPublished 7 months ago by Elizabeth Nall
The writing is laughable. They make it overly confusing to the point of silliness. They also seem to write as if they are thrilled by British Imperialism.Published 8 months ago by Barry OConnell
What I liked most about Meyer's book is the chapter layout. While the books shifts from personality to personality, it may be one of the best outlines of the British involvement... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Frank Johnson
This book is in-depth enough to offer an easy to follow guide on how the western powers used the difficulties already in place and then did their worst to form many of the... Read morePublished 14 months ago by May Sinclair Mason Clare
Rather repetitive. So much detail that at times confuse the reader even when deeply absorbed in the subject.Published 16 months ago by Colin froman
Sometimes a bit verbose-but the book covers quite a few cast of characters. I believe I'm more informed and interested in topic and various individuals this book reviews. Read morePublished 21 months ago by 6152806b
I was looking for a book that gave me some real insights into the making of the modern Middle East with all its political and religious problems. Read morePublished on May 16, 2010 by Gail Schoettler
The book was certainly interesting and thought provoking.......but somewhat uneven. It focused on key players, yet somewhat neglected to tie the stories together... Read morePublished on April 23, 2010 by Avid Reader