The Middle East features regularly on our television screens; it shapes our lives and foreign policy and tragic events that happen there dominate our news channels, leading to a simplistic and stereotyped view of the land and the people that live there. This is a sad and dangerous travesty.
Having originally moved to the Middle East to teach, Chris Naylor and his wife set up a pioneering branch of the environmental agency, A Rocha, in Lebanon. Over the years they found their prejudices and assumptions utterly overthrown.
In Postcards from the Middle East, Chris Naylor examines the richness, culture, humanity, and challenges of the Arab world. Engaging and often funny, he explores themes of cross-cultural communication and environmental vision.