The History and Government of Southwest Asia and North Africa
Southwest Asia and North Africa make up the multicultural, rich region we know as the Middle East. One of the most linguistically diverse regions of the world, with more than 60 languages spoken, the Middle East is home to many different cultures, traditions, and governments. This book explores the historical events, movements, and people who have shaped the region of Southwest Asia and North Africa. How have governments changed in this region? What does it mean to be a citizen of this region? Readers will delight in finding the answers through the compelling narrative, fact-filled sidebars, vivid photographs, and authentic primary sources.