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Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts
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Cross-Cultural Encounters and Conflicts

Charles Issawi

Abstract

Among the forces shaping today's international landscape, those of cultural differences and conflicts are perhaps the most prominent. This collection of chapters has been written in the belief that a study of past encounters and conflicts between the world's major cultures can shed light on their nature and importance. Ranging in scope from the great ancient civilizations to Shelley's passion for the Middle East, from the economics of the Ottoman empire to the pre-eminence of English as an international language, this collection reflects the many interests of its author, with an emphasis on th ... More

Keywords: cultural difference, conflict, ancient civilizations, Shelley, Middle East, Ottoman empire, English language

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780195118131
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118131.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Charles Issawi, author
Princeton University

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