1 August 1996
Show More The Middle East: 2000 Years of History from the Birth of Christianity to the Present Day by Bernard Lewis.
Weidenfeld, 433 pp., £20, September 1995, 0 297 81345 5Show More
“... throughout The Middle East there are other (welcome) inclusions and omissions that reflect the work done by scholars in recent decades: Richard Bulliet on the economic importance of the camel, Andrew Watson on the role of the Arabs as introducers of new crops, Oleg Grabar on the Dome of the Rock, and so on. It is, however, a tribute to both the scope and depth of Lewis’s research in the past half ...”