Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Asia, and Africa: An by Patit P. Mishra, Andrea L. Stanton, Edward Ramsamy, Peter J.

By Patit P. Mishra, Andrea L. Stanton, Edward Ramsamy, Peter J. Seybolt, Carolyn M. Elliott

In our age of globalization and multiculturalism, it hasn't ever been extra very important for american citizens to appreciate and have fun with overseas cultures and the way humans stay, love, and examine in components of the realm strange to so much U.S. scholars and most of the people. The 4 volumes in our cultural sociology reference encyclopedia take a leap forward during this exercise through featuring concise info on these areas more likely to be such a lot "foreign" to U.S. scholars: the center East, Asia, and Africa. The reason is to express what everyday life is like for individuals in those chosen areas. it truly is was hoping entries inside those volumes will reduction readers in efforts to appreciate the significance of cultural sociology, to understand the consequences of cultural forces world wide, and to profit the heritage of nations and cultures inside of those vital areas.

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The capital of Persia is relocated to Tehran by the newly founded Qajar dynasty. 1798. Napoleon Bonaparte of France invades Egypt and ends Mamluk rule. An expedition into Ottomancontrolled Syria is repulsed, however, and following Bonaparte’s departure, an Anglo-Ottoman offensive results in French capitulation and Ottoman control of the Levant and Egypt. 1813. Following Russian victory in the third Russo– Persian War, the Great Game begins between Russia and the United Kingdom—a prolonged conflict, lasting the rest of the century, over control of central Asia.

During World War II, Reza Khan abdicates as shah of Iran because his ties to Germany make the Allies nervous. He is succeeded by his son, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. 1897. The Zionist Organization is founded with the goal of establishing a legal Jewish territory in Palestine. 1906. The Persian Constitutional Revolution grows out of protests over tariffs levied to pay off the country’s significant debts to Russia, and culminates in the adoption of the country’s first constitution. Constitutional monarchy prevails for the remainder of the Qajar dynasty.

Embassy staff are held hostage in Iran for 444 days. 1979. Saddam Hussein overthrows Al-Bakir and becomes president of Iraq, killing his rivals. He remains in power for over 30 years. 1980–1988. Even as Iran’s new government organizes itself, the Iran–Iraq War begins, when Iraq under Saddam Hussein invades Iran in an attempt to capitalize on the chaos. By 1982 Iran regains most of the territory lost in the initial invasion and shifts from the target of the war to the aggressor. Most of Iran’s arsenal is American made and provided, both from the days of the shah and from arms sales conducted by the Reagan administration.

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