Re: Middle East People and Cultures

Ruby Rohrlich (rohrlich@GWIS2.CIRC.GWU.EDU)
Tue, 21 Nov 1995 21:41:56 -0500

I quite agree with you, especially about the Coon book. It's racist.
Ruby Rohrlich

On Tue, 21 Nov 1995, Michael Ashkenazi wrote:

> 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 Not only is it outdated, but I think it is unsound in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.