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Library of Congress Near East Collections

Levon Avdoyan

Library of Congress Near East Collections

An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress African and Middle Eastern Collections Illustrated Guides)

by Levon Avdoyan

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Published by Library the Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Africa, North,
  • Library of Congress,
  • Library of Congress.,
  • Library resources,
  • Middle East,
  • Near East Section,
  • Reference

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLibrary of Congress Near East Section (Corporate Author)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11553521M
    ISBN 100844410438
    ISBN 109780844410432

    From the top of the ornate dome, the female form of Human Understanding lifts the veil of ignorance to encourage scholars below in their pursuit of truth. William Miller[ edit ] If Norman was apparently attempting to change British policy, it was perhaps William Miller —journalist and expert on the Near East, who did the most in that direction. The living Near East is primarily what the agencies each define as a matter of practice; often guided by their political leadership. The fall of the Ottoman Empire ultimately enmeshed all the others as well.

    All official Middle Eastern affairs are referred to this bureau. By its end in three empires were gone, a fourth was about to fall to revolution, and two more, the British and French, were forced to yield in revolutions started under the aegis of their own ideologies. It has pleased western historians to write of a decline of the Ottoman Empire as though a stable and uncontested polity of that name once existed. This presentation focuses on the various documents from maps to newspapers to cultural artifact that help to describe the region of North America that stretched from as far east as Alabama into what is now the state of Montana. Ottoman Porte, gateway to trade with the Levant.

    Toward the end of the letter he said: To support the "sick man" in the Near East is an arduous and costly affair; let England, France and America too, beware how they create a "sick giant" in the Far East, for they may rest assured that, if Turkey is [a] European necessity, China is a world necessity. Background[ edit ] Inhabitants of the Near East, late 19th century The geographical terms Near East and Far East referring to areas of the globe in or contiguous to the former British Empire and the neighboring colonies of the Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish and Germans, fit together as a pair based on the opposites of far and near, suggesting that they were innovated together. As for the natives of the Balkans, they were "a semi-civilized people". It regards its target countries as the Middle East but adopts the convention of calling them the Near East to be in conformance with the practices of the State Department. Before them the Greeks had the habit, which appears in Linear Bthe oldest known script of Europe, referring to the near province and the far province of the kingdom of Pylos.


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It proved to be less acceptable to a colonial point of view that saw the entire region as one. The Turks to them were foreigners with a completely different set of customs, way of life, and language. Back to text Acknowledgements I would like to thank my colleagues in the Researcher and Reference Services formery the Humanities and Social Sciences Division who cheered me on through the long months I concentrated on this guide and who also worked extra hours on the reference desk so I had time for research and writing.

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