American sheikhs : two families, four generations, and the story of America's influence in the Middle East
Source:Prometheus Books, Amherst, N.Y., p.252 (2012)
Call Number:Cubb LG351 .A72 V36 2012
Keywords:1823-1916, 1888-1972, American University of Beirut--History, American University of Beirut--Influence, Bayard, Bliss, Daniel, Dodge, Middle East--Civilization--American influences
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.