This unique primary source reader provides first-hand accounts of the events described in Middle Eastern history survey texts. The text is organized into ten chapters featuring chapter introductions and headnotes. The primary source documents cover the late 18th century through the beginning of the 21st, exploring political, social, economic, and cultural history and infusing the volume with the voices of real people.
Akram Khater teaches history at North Carolina State University and received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1993. He specializes in the history of the Middle East. He received the NCSU Outstanding Teacher Award for 1998-1999 and the NCSU Outstanding Junior Faculty Award for 1999-2000. He is currently developing an undergraduate and masters program on teaching high school world history.