RARE monograph on a highly controversial post-WW2 period in Arab history by Patrick Abram Seale (1930-2014), a Belfast-born British journalist and author who specialised in the Middle East. As a correspondent for The Observer, he interviewed many Middle Eastern leaders and personalities, and was considered a major authority on Middle Eastern affairs. Contains a frontispiece, 20 plates and 2 maps. 220x145mm. XVI+344 pages [+6]. Brown cloth Hardcover with gilt spine. Cover corners rubbed. Cover and spine slightly faded. Spine edges slightly bumped/wrinkled. Pages yellowing. [SUMMARY]: This extremely rare book is in good condition.