Jeremy Bowen

The Making of the Modern Middle East

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Sat 1 Oct
16:30 UK
£12.50

Jeremy Bowen, the BBC’s Middle East Editor, has been covering the region since 1989 and is uniquely placed to explain its complex past and its troubled present. With his deep understanding of the political, cultural and religious differences between countries as diverse as Erdogan’s Turkey, Assad’s Syria and Netanyahu’s Israel and his long experience of covering events in the region, Bowen offers readers a gripping and invaluable guide to the modern Middle East, how it came to be and what its future might hold.

About the author

Jeremy Bowen has reported from war zones around the world for more than 30 years. He has come under fire on more than one occasion. Most recently he has been reporting on the Russian assault on Ukraine.

Copies of Jeremy Bowen's book The Making of the Modern Middle East are available here.

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