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Defining Documents in World History:
The Middle East (141 B.C.E.-2017 C.E.)
The Middle East is the site of the first great civilizations in history. Today, it remains one of the most significant regions of the world for a variety of political, economic, and religious reasons. This new 2-volume set spans the history of the region and includes a variety of documents from several eras including:
- Book of the Cave of Treasures (ca. 500-600)
- Qur'an (ca. 610 632)
- Declaration of the Establishment of the State of Isreal (1948)
- Osama bin Laden: Declaration of Jihad Against Americans (1996)
- Benjamin Netanyaju: Address to AIPAC (2016)
The Document chapters include the primary source document, often reproduced in its entirety, the Summary Overview, Defining Moment, Author Biography, Document Analysis, and Essential Themes.