1979 (Paperback)

The Year That Shaped the Modern Middle East

By David W. Lesch

Westview Press, 9780813339160, 200pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2001

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Description

repercussions of the events of 1979 down to the present day.


About the Author

David W. Lesch is professor of history at Trinity University, San Antonio. His publications include Syria and the United States: Eisenhower's Cold War in the Middle East (Westview, 1992), 1979: The Year That Shaped the Modern Middle East (Westview, 2001), and The Lion of Damascus: Bashar al-Asad and Modern Syria (Yale, 2005).