History of the Arab Peoples, A

Publisher: Faber and Faber Place of Publication: London Date of Publication: 1991 Language: English ISBN: 978-0571226641 Number of Copies: 1 Author: Hourani, Albert 2nd Author: Ruthven, Malise

A History of the Arab Peoples covers not only political history, but also culture, society, economy and thought, in a work of profound and lasting importance. A magnificent display of the late Albert Hourani’s lifetime of scholarship, it was a best-seller on first publication in 1991. This new edition, updated by Malise Ruthven, includes such recent events as the on-going crisis in Iraq, the civil war in Algeria and the aftermath of September 11th.