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Goldschmidt, Arthur 1938-

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Works: 37 works in 311 publications in 3 languages and 12,859 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Dictionaries  Bibliography  Biography‡vDictionaries  Biography 
Roles: Author, Performer, Conductor, Editor, Contributor, Other
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Most widely held works about Arthur Goldschmidt
 
Most widely held works by Arthur Goldschmidt
A concise history of the Middle East by Arthur Goldschmidt( Book )

129 editions published between 1979 and 2018 in English and Chinese and held by 5,953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The eighth edition of Arthur Goldschmidt's widely acclaimed text has been extensively revised to reflect the latest scholarship and the most recent events in the Middle East. As an introduction to the history of this turbulent region from the beginnings of Islam to the present day, the book is distinguished by its clear style, broad scope, and balanced treatment. Written for undergraduate college students, the text assumes no prior knowledge of Middle Eastern history. It focuses on the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West, the modernization efforts of Middle Eastern governments, the struggle of various peoples for political independence, the course of the Arab-Israeli conflict, the reassertion of Islamic values and power, the aftermath of the Gulf War, and issues surrounding the Palestinian Question. The eighth edition brings new discussion to the post-9/11 political developments and surveys terrorism in the Middle East, the Iraq War, and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict."--Jacket
Modern Egypt : the formation of a nation-state by Arthur Goldschmidt( )

28 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and held by 2,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is centered on Egypt's relatively early development as a nation and as a state and is written in language readily understandable to students or adult readers without prior background in Egyptian history, society, and culture
Historical dictionary of Egypt by Arthur Goldschmidt( )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covering the past 250 years and concentrating on Egypt's eight decades of independence, this reference contains entries on significant people, places, and institutions, plus a chronology and an introductory overview. This third edition is updated to reflect events over the past decade. Goldschmidt is professor emeritus of Middle East History at the Pennsylvania State University. Johnston is associate dean of libraries and learning technologies at the American University in Cairo, Egypt. Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A brief history of Egypt by Arthur Goldschmidt( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a comprehensive history of Egypt's political, social, economic, and cultural developments over the last six thousand years
Biographical dictionary of modern Egypt by Arthur Goldschmidt( )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,072 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Scholars and writers often encounter problems when conducting research on Asian and African countries because of the scarcity or inaccessibility of information about the lives of significant historical figures. Responding to that lacunae in the coverage of Egypt, this desk reference provides biodata, biographical sketches, and source material for approximately four hundred men and women who have played a major role in Egypt's national life."--BOOK JACKET
Re-envisioning Egypt 1919-1952( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title presents new and often dismissed aspects of the constitutional monarchy era in Egyptian history. It demonstrates that many of the domestic and regional sociopolitical and cultural changes credited to the 1952 revolutionaries actually began in the decades before the July coup
A concise history of the Middle East by Arthur Goldschmidt( )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is an an introduction to the history of the turbulent region of Middle East from the beginnings of Islam to the present day. It focuses on the evolution of Islamic institutions and culture, the influence of the West, the modernization efforts of Middle Eastern governments, the struggle of various peoples for political independence, the course of the Arab-Israeli conflict, the reassertion of Islamic values and power, the issues surrounding the Palestinian Question, and the roles of Iraq and Iran in the post-9/11 Middle East
The memoirs and diaries of Muhammad Farid, an Egyptian nationalist leader (1868-1919) by Muḥammad Farīd( Book )

5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel by Louise Chipley Slavicek( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Officially established by a 1948 United Nations mandate, which divided the area known as Palestine into Jewish and Arab states, the nation of Israel has remained steadfastly resilient in its short but tumultuous history. UN partition greatly reduced the land held by the Palestinian Arabs and set in motion a series of conflicts between Israel and its border countries of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, and Egypt. Although Israel signed peace agreements with Egypt and Jordan in 1979 and 1994, respectively, its relationship with neighboring Lebanon and Syria continues to be strained due to those countries' ties with the Islamic political party Hezbollah. -- Publisher description
Jordan by Hal Marcovitz( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tiny country roughly the size of Indiana, Jordan has enjoyed a stable government throughout its 80-year history and has been a significant force in a tumultuous part of the world. Led by Hussein ibn Tallal for more than 40 years, the country built a strong economy, expanded personal freedoms, and assumed a key role in Middle Eastern affairs. Jordan is home to the ancient city of Petra, an archaeological site that remained unknown until 1812. Referred to in the Bible as Sela, Petra's structures were created by carving into the solid, rose-colored rocks. In 1985, it was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and in 2007, it was named one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. -- Publisher description
Eighteenth century flute concertos by Jean-Pierre Rampal( Recording )

5 editions published in 1978 and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die rechtliche Natur des Bodmerei-Vertrages by Arthur Goldschmidt( Book )

8 editions published in 1895 in German and English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Piano concerto in F major (1770) by Joseph Haydn( Recording )

5 editions published in 1966 and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical dictionary of Egypt by Arthur Goldschmidt( Book )

7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jian ming zhong dong li shi by Arthur Goldschmidt( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The contemporary Middle East : a Westview reader by Karl Yambert( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an accessible introduction to the regions' most pressing concerns and enduring conflicts. This volume includes provocative contributions by an impressive array of leading scholars, journalists, and policy advisors, as well as major addresses by President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu -- from cover
Gewerkvereine und Kartelle : ein Vergleich auf historischer Grundlage by Arthur Goldschmidt( Book )

5 editions published in 1907 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concise history of the Middle East( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestinian National Authority by Adam Woog( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Egyptian Nationalist Party by Arthur Goldschmidt( )

4 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A brief history of Egypt
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Modern Egypt : the formation of a nation-stateHistorical dictionary of EgyptA brief history of EgyptBiographical dictionary of modern EgyptRe-envisioning Egypt 1919-1952A concise history of the Middle EastJordanHistorical dictionary of EgyptThe contemporary Middle East : a Westview reader
Alternative Names
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Goldschmidt, Arthur Edward 1938-

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Jūldshmīt, Ārthar Idwārd 1938-

جولد شميت، آرثر إدوارد، 1938-

جولد شميدت، آرثر، 1938-

شميت، آرثر إدوارد جولد، 1938-

شميدت، آرثر جولد، 1938-

Languages
English (263)

German (12)

Chinese (7)