Hugh Wilford: America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East

  • Karel Černý

Abstract

Hugh Wilford: America’s Great Game: The CIA’s Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East. 1. vydání. New York: Basic Books, 2013, 342 stran, ISBN 978-0-465-01965-6.

Author Biography

Karel Černý

Born in 1980, he is a sociologist, and he works at the Department of Historical Sociology of the Faculty of Humanities at Charles University in Prague. He deals with theories of social change and the contemporary Middle East in his research. Thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship (2013) he completed a research stay at UCLA, where he focused on the integration of Muslims in America. He published a book titled The World of Political Islam (2012). He is the principal beneficiary of the GA CR grant which is given to researchers dealing with the structural causes of the Arab revolutions and the current political instability in the region.

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