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The Middle East In Global Perspective
The Middle East In Global Perspective
Edited by Judith Kipper and Harold H. Saunders
Westview Press, 1991, 359 pp.

Most of these essays were first drafted over five years ago. Some have stood the test of time better than others, but this overpriced volume would have found a wider niche had it surfaced earlier. A number of authors intelligently challenge the utility of the traditional state-centered way of looking at the issues involved in the Arab-Israeli conflict.