Atlas of The Middle East
The Middle East has been a region of conflict and instability for many years, leading to a heightened global interest in gaining a better understanding of its driving forces. To provide a comprehensive and balanced picture of this complex region, the National Geographic Atlas of the Middle East offers an in-depth look at the diverse issues that have led to violence, religious fervor, and costly wars.
The Atlas contains newly researched and updated maps that provide visual explanations of the major challenges facing the Middle East today. From boundary and territorial disputes to the unequal distribution of natural resources and the pressure of a rapidly growing population, the Atlas covers a wide range of issues in stunning detail. Thematic maps exploring religion, ethnic and linguistic groups, oil and water resources, agriculture, industry, trade, international corporations, and military forces provide additional insight into the region’s complex landscape.
The rich history of the Middle East is also explored through maps that examine the rise and fall of empires, civilizations, major conflicts, holy sites, and other significant events that have shaped the region. Organized geographically, politically, thematically, and chronologically, the National Geographic Atlas of the Middle East is an accessible and comprehensive reference to this turbulent area that remains prominent in headlines, hearts, and minds. Whether you are a student of history, politics, or geography, or simply interested in gaining a better understanding of the Middle East, this Atlas is an essential resource.
Format: Paperback, 96 Pages
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