The Year That Shaped the Modern Middle East
Westview Press, 9780813339160, 200pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2001
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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).