The Resource American Arabists in the Cold War Middle East, 1946-75 : from orientalism to professionalism, Teresa Fava Thomas, (electronic resource)

American Arabists in the Cold War Middle East, 1946-75 : from orientalism to professionalism, Teresa Fava Thomas, (electronic resource)

Label
American Arabists in the Cold War Middle East, 1946-75 : from orientalism to professionalism
Title
American Arabists in the Cold War Middle East, 1946-75
Title remainder
from orientalism to professionalism
Statement of responsibility
Teresa Fava Thomas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines US State Department's Middle East area experts during the Cold War, known as Arabists or Middle East hands, showing how their backgrounds and education differed crucially from that of their predecessors. This study focuses on these individuals' transformative role in US foreign relations from the Eisenhower through the Ford administrations
Member of
Cataloging source
IDEBK
Dewey number
327.7305609/045
Index
index present
LC call number
DS63.2.U5
LC item number
T53 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Anthem Middle East studies
Label
American Arabists in the Cold War Middle East, 1946-75 : from orientalism to professionalism, Teresa Fava Thomas, (electronic resource)
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-240) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Matter; Half Title; Series; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapters; Introduction: America's Middle East Area Experts ; Chapter One: The Orientalists Fade Away; Chapter Two: The Middle East Hands Emerge; Chapter Three: Landfall: Language Training in Beirut, 1946; Chapter Four: Filling the Cold War Linguist Gap: The Middle East Area Program in Beirut; Chapter Five: "The Departure of Kings, Old Men, and Christians": The Eisenhower Years; Chapter Six: Quiet Diplomacy in Action: The Kennedy and Johnson Years
  • Chapter Seven: Kissinger's Arabesque: The Nixon and Ford YearsEpilogue: Beirut Axioms; Lessons Learned by the Middle East Hands ; Back Matter; Appendix: Brief Biographies ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Control code
ocn958455027
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 256 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781783085101
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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  • 22573/ctt1fmd441
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.b35169217
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)958455027
  • jstor178308510X

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