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Middle East Patterns: Places, Peoples, and Politics
Now in its fourth edition, Middle East Patterns continues to be the only comprehensive, authoritative geographical study of the region. Colbert Held, a U.S. geographer who experienced firsthand and studied every country during his years of service in the region, has revised and updated his classic work while retaining the basic, well-received framework of past editions. He ...more
Paperback, 672 pages
Published July 29th 2005 by Westview Press
(first published 1989)
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This was an amazing compilation of many of the various countries of the Middle East. The book covered economic, political and geographical information which gave a much richer picture of the region as a whole than I have found in other books on the subject.