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Bernard Lewis

Bernard Lewis

Bernard Lewis was a historian of the Middle East.

Europe, Asia, and Africa are the three continents into which, by ancient tradition, the world was divided. A clear and simple description is provided by...

Since 1945, certain Arab countries have been the only places in the world where hard-core, Nazi-style anti-Semitism is publicly and officially endorsed and propagated. In the...

Western travelers, almost unanimously, confirm the impression that the period from the end of the 18th into the second half of the 19th century was...

At the United Nations A Dangerous Place. by Daniel Patrick Moynihan with Suzanne Weaver. Atlantic-Little, Brown. 297 pp. $12.50. For a few months in 1975 and 1976, Daniel Patrick...

Since the war of October 1973, Egypt’s President Sadat has increasingly thrown in his lot with the United States. His westward reorientation of Egyptian policy...
Palestinian

The future of the Arab-Israel conflict will be shaped by the course of events at three levels: first, that of relations between the state of...
Painting: Inspection of the New Arrivals, by Giulio Rosati

In the great medieval French epic of the wars between Christians and Saracens in Spain, the Chanson de Roland, the Christian poet endeavors to give...

The name “Palestine” is first attested in the history of Herodotus, and appears in the works of later Greek and Latin writers. At first it...