Summary: The Arabs is widely considered one of the essential books for understanding the Middle East and those who live there. David Lamb, who spent years as a correspondent in Cairo, explores the Arabs' religious, political, and cultural views, noting the differences and key similarities between the many segments of the Arab world. He explains Arab attitudes and actions toward the West, including the growth of terrorism, and situates current events in a larger historical backdr ...show moreop that goes back more than a thousand years. Now thoroughly revised and updated, The Arabs takes the story up to the present. Lamb analyzes the developments that led to the September 11, 2001, attacks and helps the reader to understand how things got to that point. A veteran journalist, Lamb combines his extensive experience in covering international politics with his deeply informed insider's knowledge to provide an intimate portrait of the Arab world today. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: REV 02
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