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The Great War and the Making of the Modern Middle East

Event- Feb., 25. 6pm Jones Hall of Meadows Museum

Presented by Sabri Ates.

When most people think of the World War I, they generally think of trench warfare on the Western Front in France. However, it has been estimated that the per capita losses in the Ottoman and Empire and Persia were among the highest of all nations affected by the war. No other part of the world grapples with the legacy of the World War I as severely as the Middle East. The very name “the Middle East,” the political map and the state system of the region are all parts of that legacy. READ MORE

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