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Heather Sharkey. A History of Muslims, Christians, and Jews in the Middle East. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 394 pp. $31.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-18687-2.
Reviewed by Jessica Marglin (University of Southern California) Published on H-Judaic (August, 2018) Commissioned by Katja Vehlow (University of South Carolina)