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Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East

1776 to the Present

by Michael B. Oren

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Published by W. W. Norton .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages672
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7451987M
ISBN 100393058263
ISBN 109780393058260

Power, Faith, and Fantasytells the remarkable story of America’s year relationship with the Middle East. Drawing on a vast range of government documents, personal correspondence, and the memoirs of merchants, missionaries, and travelers, Michael B. Oren narrates the unknown story of how the United States has interacted with this vibrant. Michael Oren's latest book, Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: to the Present, delves into America's relationship with the Middle East since the American Founding. In the process, it systematically and effectively demolishes the myth that U.S. involvement in the Middle East .

'Because there is no other book with such a sweeping view of the subject, the vast cast of the characters Orens presents and the exhaustively researched tales will shape our thinking about America and the Middle East for years. The best history we have, an indispensable guide from point A to Z,'Newsweek. pages, softcover. Norton. Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East 5/5(1).   Power, faith, and fantasy by Michael B. Oren, , W.W. Norton & Co. edition, in English Donate faith, and fantasy America in the Middle East, to the present this book reconstructs the diverse and remarkable ways in which Americans have interacted with this alluring yet often hostile land stretching from Morocco to Iran, from the Pages:

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In this elegant and engaging overview of U.S. involvement in the Middle East from the Barbary Wars through the current quagmire in Iraq, Oren, an Israeli historian, explores the peculiar blend of "power, faith, and fantasy" that has guided U.S. policy. From the beginning, there was faith that "God's American Israel" would redeem the Holy Land from Muslim infidels and that the modern world's.

Power, Faith, and Fantasy is a strong 4, weak 5 star book. Oren does an excellent job going over the history and bringing events together in a natural way, but Oren really centers his efforts on the founding of Israel and the frustrations of American presidents after that founding in balancing the, often contradictory, interests of oil, fighting the Commies, defense of Israel, and still /5.

A history of America’s relations with the Middle East points to our cultural disdain and fascination. “Power, Faith, and Fantasy” is hugely ambitious, drawing on hundreds of original Author: Max Rodenbeck.

Covering over years of history, Power, Faith, and Fantasy is an indispensable work for anyone interested in understanding the roots of America's Middle East involvement today.

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