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  • Syria
    Syria (Paperback) John McHugo

    An enlightening and authoritative history, explaining both the creation and unravelling of the current Syrian regime and the roots of the broader Middle East conflict. A rare and accessible guide to a complex nation. Fully updated edition with 5 maps.

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  • Inglorious Empire
    Inglorious Empire (English, Hardback) Shashi Tharoor

    Inglorious Empire tells the real story of the British in India - from the arrival of the East India Company to the end of the Raj - revealing how Britain's rise was built upon its plunder of India.

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  • The Great Siege
    The Great Siege (English, Paperback) Ernle Bradford

    Suleiman the Magnificent, the most powerful ruler in the world, was determined to conquer Europe. Only one thing stood in his way: a dot of an island in the Mediterranean called Malta, occupied by the Knights of St. John, the cream of the warriors of the Holy Roman Empire. A clash of civilizations the likes of which had not been seen since Persia invaded Greece was shaping up. Determined to...

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  • The Art of War
    The Art of War (Paperback) Sun Tzu $8.92
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  • Killing the Rising Sun
    Killing the Rising Sun (English, CD-Audio) Bill O'Reilly

    The powerful and riveting new book in the multimillion-selling Killing series by Bill O’Reilly and Martin DugardAutumn 1944. World War II is nearly over in Europe but is escalating in the Pacific, where American soldiers face an opponent who will go to any length to avoid defeat. The Japanese army follows the samurai code of Bushido, stipulating that surrender is a form of dishonor. Killing the...

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  • A Line in the Sand
    A Line in the Sand (English, Paperback) James Barr

    The untold story of how British-French rivalry drew the battle-lines of the modern Middle East

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  • Cuneiform
    Cuneiform (Paperback) Irving L. Finkel, Jonathan Taylor

    Cuneiform script on tablets of clay is, as far as we know, the oldest form of writing in the world. This book brings the world in which the cuneiform was written to life for the non-expert reader, revealing how ancient inscriptions can lead to a new way of thinking about the past.

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  • The Masnavi, Book Three
    The Masnavi, Book Three (English, Paperback) Jalal al-Din Rumi

    Rumi is the greatest mystic poet to have written in Persian, and the Masnavi, written in six books, is his masterpiece. It conveys a message of divine love in entertaining stories and homilies. The focus of Book Three is on epistemology; this is the first ever verse translation, and the first translation of any kind for over 80 years.

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  • The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction
    The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Martin Bunton

    The conflict between Palestine and Israel is one of the most highly publicized and bitter struggles in history. In this accessible and stimulating Very Short Introduction, Martin Bunton clearly explains the history of the problem, reducing it to its very essence - a modern territorial contest between two nations and one geographical territory.

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  • Hagakure
    Hagakure (English, Paperback) Yamamoto Tsunetomo

    The seminal treatise on the code of the samurai--now available as a Shambhala Pocket Classic.Hagakure is a treatise on the samurai code written by Yamamoto Tsunetomo, an eighteenth-century samurai. It's a guide, organized as a loose collection of thoughts, on how samurai should conduct themselves. This philosophy--bushido, or "the way of the samurai"--is, according to Tsunetomo,...

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  • Koh-I-Noor
    Koh-I-Noor (Paperback) William Dalrymple, Anita Anand

    The first comprehensive and authoritative history of the Koh-i Noor, arguably the most celebrated and mythologised jewel in the world. On 29 March 1849, the ten-year-old Maharajah of the Punjab was ushered into the magnificent Mirrored Hall at the centre of the great Fort in Lahore. There, in a public ceremony, the frightened but dignified child handed over to the British East India Company in a...

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  • State of Terror
    State of Terror (Hardback) Thomas Suarez

    The story of how 40 years of violence and terror were used by Zionists to achieve the transformation of Palestine into a Jewish state.

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  • China's War with Japan, 1937-1945
    China's War with Japan, 1937-1945 (Paperback) Rana Mitter

    Different countries give different opening dates for the period of the Second World War, but perhaps the most compelling is 1937, when the 'Marco Polo Bridge Incident' plunged China and Japan into a conflict of extraordinary duration and ferocity. This book focuses on this incident.

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  • Hold Everything Dear
    Hold Everything Dear (Paperback) John Berger

    A powerful meditation on political resistance from one of the most original and influential thinkers of our times

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  • The Indus
    The Indus (English, Hardback) Andrew Robinson

    'The Indus' is a fascinating look at the vital legacy of the Indus within modern India and an accessible introduction to this tantalizing 'lost' civilization.

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  • Revolutionary Iran
    Revolutionary Iran (Paperback) Michael Axworthy

    For several years the Islamic Republic has resisted widespread condemnation, sanctions, and sustained attacks by Iraq in an eight-year war. This title tells the definitive history of the Iran-Iraq war, and revolutionary Iran, essential for understanding the country today.

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  • The Sumerian Controversy
    The Sumerian Controversy (English, Paperback) Dr Heather Lynn

    There are new excavations under way in ancient Mesopotamia (modern day Iraq). Join writer, researcher, and archaeologist, Dr. Heather Lynn, as she investigates who is behind the latest Sumerian discovery near the ancient city of Ur. What is its connection to big oil, bankers, and elite families? Among many of the new artifacts, one stands out that has been quickly shipped off for analysis. It...

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  • A Biblical History of Israel
    A Biblical History of Israel (English, Paperback) Iain W. Provan, V. Philips Long

    For over a decade, A Biblical History of Israel has gathered praise and criticism for its unapologetic approach to reconstructing the historical landscape of ancient Israel through a biblical lens. In this much-anticipated second edition, the authors reassert that the Old Testament should be taken seriously as a historical document alongside other literary and archaeological sources.Significantly...

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  • Against Our Better Judgment
    Against Our Better Judgment (English, Paperback) Alison Weir

    "Prodigiously documented... Alison Weir must be highly commended for throwing such a brilliantly hard light on the relationship between the United States and Israel. I hope this marvelous book gets all the attention it deserves." – Ambassador Andrew Killgore Soon after WWII, US statesman Dean Acheson warned that creating Israel on land already inhabited by Palestinians would “imperil”...

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  • The Yezidis
    The Yezidis (English, Paperback) Birgul Acikyildiz

    Richly illustrated, with accompanying maps, photographs and illustrations, this pioneering book will have strong appeal to all those with an interest in the culture of the Kurds, as well as the wider region.

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