Re: Middle East People and Cultures

Michael Ashkenazi (mashkena@ACS.UCALGARY.CA)
Tue, 21 Nov 1995 16:29:38 -0700

I would support the choice of the Bates and Rassam and of the Eickelman
book (actually, I found when teaching the Middle East that they are BOTH
needed, to compensate for one another's weaknesses) but I would NOT use
the Coon book. Not only is it outdated, but I think it is unsound in
many ways.