Books Reviewed by Howard Eissenstat

Worldmaking in the Long Great War: How Local and Colonial Struggles Shaped the Modern Middle East

- June 24, 2022

It is widely believed that the political problems of the Middle East date back to the era of World War I, when European colonial powers unilaterally imposed artificial borders on the post-Ottoman world in postwar agreements. This book offers a new account of how the Great War unmade and then rema... Read More

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