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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 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 (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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    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 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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    The Crossing (English, Paperback) Samar Yazbek

    The author was forced into exile by Assad's regime. When the uprising in Syria turned to bloodshed, she was determined to take action and secretly returned several times. From the first peaceful protests for democracy to the arrival of ISIS, this is her powerful and courageous testament to what she found inside the borders of her homeland.

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    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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    Aleppo (English, Hardback) Philip Mansel

    Invaluable to all those interested in the magnificent history of this now-ruined city.

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    Ancient Syria (English, Hardback) Trevor Bryce

    The three-thousand year story of ancient Syria, from Bronze Age to Imperial Rome: the essential back-story to one of the world's most trouble-prone and volatile regions

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    Saudi Arabia and Iran (English, Paperback) Simon Mabon

    Understanding the great power struggle currently affecting the whole of the Middle East.

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    Sasanian Persia (English, Paperback) Touraj Daryaee

    The Sasanians were the last of the ancient Persian dynasties, and the largest empire to espouse Zoroastrianism, before the encounter with the Arabs swept away the pre-Islamic institutions. In this clear and comprehensive book, Touraj Daryaee provides an unrivalled account of Sasanian Persia.

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    The Lost Hegemon (Paperback) F William Engdahl $27.68
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