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Unformatted text preview: i. Said believes we classify groups of people in this region (belly-dancers, terrorists) in a racist way. ii. Therefore, it is hard for us to recognize Islamic culture as it actually exists. iii. Many have a very non-humanistic, racist, clouded view of people in this region. iv. As a result, actions taken against this group of people are justified. j. Maghreb : African sub-region dominated by the Atlas Mountains, which isolate this sub-region from the rest of the region. k. Levant : Cultural area in the Mediterranean by Israel. l. Arabia Peninsula : Massive plateau region, where a lot of gas/oil is stored. m. Fertile Crescent : Place where writing and the wheel were developed. Near the Tigris and Euphrates. Considered the cradle of civilization. n. Climate : Very sharp division between Mediterranean and desert climates....
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- Spring '08