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American and Ottoman Civil Wars and the Question of Sovereignty in the Middle East

With Ussama Makdisi
Thursday, October 1, 2015

4:00pm

Gelman Library
7th Floor
International Brotherhood of Teamsters Labor History Research Center

The George Washington University Department of History presents Ussama Makdisi, Professor of History and the Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies at Rice University. Dr. Makdisi is the author of Faith Misplaced: the Broken Promise of U.S.-Arab Relations,1820-2001 (2010), Artillery of Heaven: American Missionaries and the Failed Conversion of the Middle East (2007), and The Culture of Sectarianism: Community, History, and Violence in Nineteenth-Century Ottoman Lebanon (2000). He has published widely on Ottoman and Arab history as well as on U.S.-Arab relations and U.S. missionary work in the Middle East..

 

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GW History Department