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American Diplomatic Relations With the Middle East, 1784-1975: A Survey
American Diplomatic Relations With the Middle East, 1784-1975: A Survey
By Thomas A. Bryson
Scarecrow Press, 1977, 439 pp

From Stephen Decatur and the Barbary pirates to Henry Kissinger and Sinai Accord II, this survey of American policy and diplomacy offers a plenitude of facts and a useful bibliography but cannot be given high marks for organization, precision of expression, or the quality of the prose.