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Unformatted text preview: of power 4 unifying factors of the Middle East-Its day-They got oil; Persian Gulf basin has most of it-They are all Muslim, Arab Empire (based on Islamic religion and a political organization), Ottoman Empire continued this tradition. Why do Muslims drink coffee? Because they cannot drink alcohol. Most Muslims are not in the Middle East. Lebanon is the greatest melting pot of world religions in the Middle East-...
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This note was uploaded on 08/15/2011 for the course GEOG 1014 taught by Professor Jdboyer during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.
- Fall '08