A World Elegy: Perspectives on Global Affairs

$275.00

Donald K. Sharpes
Professor in the Emeritus College at Arizona State University, Tempe, USA; Senior Visiting Fellow, Cambridge University, UK

Series: Countries and Cultures of the World
BISAC: POL000000

This book compiles essays on major countries throughout the world, including Lebanon, Pakistan, China, Indonesia, Turkey, Israel, Iran, India, Thailand, Malaysia, Cyprus, Malta, Borneo, Syria and two chapters on terrorist threats, including ISIS. It is a comprehensive review of selected countries based on personal and professional experiences in these countries for the past 45 years, extensive research and readings, and includes a discussion throughout concerning climate change. It is topical and timely for college students, professionals and experts. It will satisfy the needs of area specialists and military, global, and international studies’ instructors. (Imprint: Nova)

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Introduction

Chapter 1. The Mess in the Middle East

Chapter 2. ISIS and Militant Affiliates

Chapter 3. Letter from Lebanon

Chapter 4. Crows Over Islamabad, Pakistan

Chapter 5. Turmoil in Turkey: Erdogan as Sultan

Chapter 6. China, Overshadowing the Globe

Chapter 7. Letter from Indonesia

Chapter 8. Israel and Palestinians

Chapter 9. Iran and the Revolution

Chapter 10. India, Life and Spirit

Chapter 11. Buddhism in Thai Life

Chapter 12. Malaysia, Islamic Democracy

Chapter 13. Cyprus, The Magical Island

Chapter 14. Postcard from Valetta

Chapter 15. Borneo

Chapter 16. A Syrian Elegy

Epilogue

Endnotes

References

Index

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