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  • Cuneiform by Irving Finkel
    Cuneiform (Paperback) Irving Finkel

    An accessible look at the world's oldest writing system, covering it's origins, historical development and demise. With new colour photos.

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  • Fate of a Nation by Battlefront Miniatures
    Fate of a Nation (English, Hardback) Battlefront Miniatures

    A large-scale Arab-Israeli Wars game from Battlefront Miniatures, creators of Flames of War.

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  • A Line in the Sand by James Barr
    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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  • Gaza by Norman Finkelstein
    Gaza (English, Hardback) Norman Finkelstein

    The Gaza Strip is among the most densely populated places in the world. More than two-thirds of its inhabitants are refugees, and more than half are under eighteen years of age. Since 2004, Israel has launched eight devastating "operations" against Gaza's largely defenseless population. Thousands have perished, and tens of thousands have been left homeless. In the meantime, Israel has subjected...

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  • Mig-23 Flogger in the Middle East by Tom Cooper
    Mig-23 Flogger in the Middle East (English, Paperback) Tom Cooper

    This is a detailed history of the operational service of this Soviet-manufactured interceptor and its fighter-bomber variants in service with Algerian, Egyptian, Iraqi, Libyan, and Syrian air forces, since 1974.

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  • A Short History of the Phoenicians by Mark Woolmer
    A Short History of the Phoenicians (English, Paperback) Mark Woolmer

    Tells the story of the Phoenicians. This title guides the reader through the archaeological, religious and linguistic evidence for this mysterious ancient people. It discusses the many sides to the Phoenicians, who in antiquity were both admired and, especially by their rivals the Romans, despised.

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  • Babylon by Paul Kriwaczek
    Babylon (Paperback) Paul Kriwaczek

    In the sixth millennium BC, settlers on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers created the world's first cities. In doing so, they wrote the opening chapter of the history of human civilization as we know it. Paul Kriwaczek tells their extraordinary story.

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  • Enclosure by Gary Fields
    Enclosure (English, Paperback) Gary Fields

    Today Israel's Separation Wall swallows land, separating Palestinian farmers from their fields, and Israeli settlements grow in the Occupied Territories. Revealing the Israel-Palestine landscape primarily as one of enclosure, this title sheds light on Israel's actions.

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  • Ten Myths About Israel by Ilan Pappe
    Ten Myths About Israel (English, Paperback) Ilan Pappe

    What are the myths - and reality - behind the state of Israel

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  • Behind the Lawrence Legend by Philip Walker
    Behind the Lawrence Legend (English, Hardback) Philip Walker

    'Lawrence of Arabia' became world-famous during the Arab Revolt of 1916-18. However, his achievements would have been impossible without the efforts of an unsung band of fellow officers and spies. Their compelling and forgotten stories provide a few perspective on Lawrence and the renowned WWI campaign.

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  • The Cypress Tree by Kamin Mohammadi
    The Cypress Tree (Paperback) Kamin Mohammadi

    The story of three generations of Iranian women - Kamin, her mother and her grandmother - which portrays the history of twentieth century Iran

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  • Hold Everything Dear by John Berger
    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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  • Palestine by Joe Sacco
    Palestine (Paperback) Joe Sacco

    In late l991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, travelling and taking notes. He captures the heart of the Palestinian experience in image after unforgettable image, with great insight and remarkable humour.

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  • The Battle for Syria by Christopher Phillips
    The Battle for Syria (English, Paperback) Christopher Phillips

    An unprecedented analysis of the crucial but underexplored roles the United States and other nations have played in shaping Syria's ongoing civil war...

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  • The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191 by John D. Hosler
    The Siege of Acre, 1189-1191 (English, Hardback) John D. Hosler

    The first comprehensive history of the most decisive military campaign of the Third Crusade and one of the longest wartime sieges of the Middle Ages

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  • The Fall of Heaven by Andrew Scott Cooper
    The Fall of Heaven (English, Paperback) Andrew Scott Cooper

    A gripping account of the rise and fall of Iran's glamorous Pahlavi dynasty, written with the cooperation of the late Shah's widow, Empress Farah

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  • Losing Small Wars by Frank Ledwidge
    Losing Small Wars (English, Paperback) Frank Ledwidge

    This new edition of Frank Ledwidge's eye-opening analysis of British involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan unpicks the causes and enormous costs of military failure. Updated throughout, and with fresh chapters assessing and enumerating the overall military performance since 2011-including Libya, ISIS, and the Chilcot findings-Ledwidge shows how lessons continue to go unlearned.

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  • In Search of Israel by Michael Brenner
    In Search of Israel (English, Hardback) Michael Brenner

    "This edition is a substantially revised translation of Israel: Traum und Wirklichkeit des Jeudischen Staates by Micahel Brenner, A Verlag C.H. Beck oHG, Munchen 2016"--Title page verso.

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  • Pity the Nation by Robert Fisk
    Pity the Nation (English, Paperback) Robert Fisk

    Account of war in the late-20th century both as historical document and as an eyewitness testament to human savagery. Written by one of Britain's foremost journalists, this book combines political analysis and war reporting: it is an epic account of the Lebanon conflict

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  • Contending Visions of the Middle East by Zachary Lockman
    Contending Visions of the Middle East (English, Paperback) Zachary Lockman

    This second edition considers how the 'global war on terror' has changed the way the West views the Islamic world.

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