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Bernard Lewis was born in London, England on May 31, 1916. He graduated with honors in history from the School of Oriental Studies at the University of London in 1936 with special reference to the Middle East. In 1938, he was named an assistant lecturer at the University of London, where he vis mere received a Ph.D. the next year. In 1940, he was drafted into the British armed forces and assigned to the Army tank corps. He was soon transferred to intelligence. He taught at the University of London for 25 years. In 1974, he accepted joint appointments at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey and Princeton University. He also taught at Cornell from 1984 to 1990. He became an American citizen in 1982. He was a scholar of Middle Eastern history and a prolific writer. His books included The Emergence of Modern Turkey, What Went Wrong?: The Clash between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East, and From Babel to Dragomans: Interpreting the Middle East. Because he was considered an expert on interactions between the Christian and Islamic worlds, his view helped shape American foreign policy under President George W. Bush. He died on May 19, 2018 at the age of 101. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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Værker af Bernard Lewis

The Arabs in History (1960) 528 eksemplarer
The Muslim Discovery of Europe (1982) 379 eksemplarer
Islam and the West (1993) 249 eksemplarer
The Jews of Islam (1984) 243 eksemplarer
The Emergence of Modern Turkey (1960) 156 eksemplarer
The Political Language of Islam (1900) 121 eksemplarer
Istanbul and the Civilization of the Ottoman Empire (1963) — Forfatter — 113 eksemplarer
Race and Slavery in the Middle East: An Historical Enquiry (1993) — Forfatter — 111 eksemplarer
Islam: The Religion and the People (2008) 71 eksemplarer
The Middle East and the West (1964) 60 eksemplarer
Muslims in Europe (1994) 26 eksemplarer
Race and color in Islam (1971) 18 eksemplarer
Islam (1976) 15 eksemplarer
Historians of the Middle East (1962) 8 eksemplarer
Le retour de l'islam (1985) 3 eksemplarer
A CRISE DO ISLÃO (2006) 1 eksemplar
Babilden Dragomanlara (2008) 1 eksemplar
Iraq. La guerra continua (2005) 1 eksemplar

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What Happened to the Ancient Library of Alexandria? (2008) — Bidragyder — 20 eksemplarer

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9,972
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