A Middle East Mosaic: Fragments of Life, Letters and History (Paperback)

Fragments of Life, Letters and History

By Bernard Lewis

Modern Library, 9780375758379, 496pp.

Publication Date: November 13, 2001

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Description

The history of a rich cultural exchange between Islam and the West covers this often tumultuous relationship, from the first Arab embassy to the Vikings to the Taliban on the Internet.


About the Author

Bernard Lewis is the author of The Middle East, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist; The Emergence of Modern Turkey; and The Arabs in History, among other landmark books. Inter-nationally recognized as one of the twentieth century's greatest historians of the Middle East, he is Cleveland E. Dodge Professor Emeritus of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University.


Praise For A Middle East Mosaic: Fragments of Life, Letters and History

"A magnificent collection that lays out the history of the Middle East like no other book before it. The sheer wonder of this book cannot be overstated."
--Denver Rocky Mountain News

"History in the hands of a master historian is an exquisite thing."
--The Charlotte Observer

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