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American sheikhs : two families, four generations, and the story of America's influence in the Middle East

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Prometheus Books, Amherst, N.Y., p.252 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LG351 .A72 V36 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9585710

Keywords:

1823-1916, 1888-1972, American University of Beirut--History, American University of Beirut--Influence, Bayard, Bliss, Daniel, Dodge, Middle East--Civilization--American influences

Abstract:

Contents: Prologue: sailing to Beirut -- Daniel Bliss and American mission -- America encounters the Middle East -- Tradition versus modernity in the Middle East -- Howard Bliss and American nationalism -- America confronts great power politics in the Middle East -- Bayard Dodge and American idealism -- America in the postwar Middle East -- David Dodge and American frustration -- America in the contemporary Middle East.

Publication Language:

eng