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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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  • The Invention of the Jewish People
    The Invention of the Jewish People (English, Paperback) Shlomo Sand

    Shows that the Israeli national myth has its origins in the 19th century, rather than in biblical times when Jewish historians, like scholars in many other cultures, reconstituted an imagined people in order to model a future nation. This book demonstrates the construction of a nationalist myth and the collective mystification that this requires.

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

    The Fall of Heaven recreates in stunning detail the dramatic and final days of one of the world's most legendary ruling families, the unseating of which helped set the stage for the current state of the Middle East.

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  • Destroying a Nation
    Destroying a Nation (English, Paperback) Nikolaos Van Dam

    Ground-breaking account of Syria's descent into chaos

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  • Revolution in Rojava
    Revolution in Rojava (English, Paperback) Michael Knapp, Anja Flach

    The first full-length book of the unique and extraordinary political situation in Rojava, Syria

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  • The Crusades Through Arab Eyes
    The Crusades Through Arab Eyes (Multiple languages, Paperback) Amin Maalouf

    Sifts through the works of a score of contemporary Arab chroniclers of the Crusades, eyewitnesses and often participants in the events. This book retells their stories in their own style, giving us a vivid portrait of a society rent by internal conflicts, and shaken by a traumatic encounter with an alien culture.

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  • The Great War for Civilisation
    The Great War for Civilisation (English, Paperback) Robert Fisk

    Robert Fisk's bestselling eyewitness account of the events that have shaped the Middle East is alive with vivid reporting and incisive historical analysis.

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  • A Peace to End All Peace, 20th Anniversary Edition
    A Peace to End All Peace, 20th Anniversary Edition (English, Paperback) David Fromkin

    Featuring a new afterword offering an updated assessment of the region, a twentieth anniversary edition of the acclaimed study of the Middle East traces the influence of the Allies on Middle East politics during and after World War I and the legacy of the era on the shifting political unities and divisions of today. Reprint. 40,000 first printing.

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  • British Military Operations in Aden and Radfan
    British Military Operations in Aden and Radfan (English, Hardback) Nick van der Bijl

    Aden was a key British base East of Suez for over 100 years. The story of the British occupation and withdrawal has not been told in detail until now.

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  • The Crossing
    The Crossing (English, Paperback) Samar Yazbek

    'ONE OF THE FIRST POLITICAL CLASSICS OF THE 21st CENTURY'- Observer'EXTRAORDINARILY POWERFUL, POIGNANT AND AFFECTING. I WAS GREATLY MOVED' Michael PalinFOREWORD BY CHRISTINA LAMBJournalist Samar Yazbek was forced into exile by Assad's regime.

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  • After The Prophet
    After The Prophet (English, Paperback) Lesley Hazleton

    A narrative history of the origins of the Shia and Sunni conflict describes how a seventh-century struggle between the supporters of the late Muhammad's surviving family members erupted in a massacre at Karbala that would become a central component of Shia Islam.

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  • Iran: Empire of the Mind
    Iran: Empire of the Mind (Paperback) Michael Axworthy

    Iran often appears in the media as a hostile and difficult country. From the time of the prophet Zoroaster, to the powerful ancient Persian Empires, to the revolution of 1979, the hostage crisis and president Mahmud Ahmadinejad - a controversial figure within as well as outside the country - this guide traces an account of Iran's past.

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  • Babylon
    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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  • Wars of the Anunnaki
    Wars of the Anunnaki (English, Paperback) Chris H. Hardy

    Examines the Anunnaki gods' evolving relationships with humanity, their power struggles, and the details of their nuclear war on Earth

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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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  • Palestine
    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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  • Saudi Arabia and Iran
    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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  • The Iran-Iraq War
    The Iran-Iraq War (English, Hardback) Pierre Razoux

    Originally published: La Guerre Iran-Irak, 1980-1988: Premiere guerre du Golfe. Perrin, un department d'Edi8, 2013.

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  • The Arabs
    The Arabs (English, Paperback) Eugene Rogan

    Charting the evolution of Arab identity from Ottomanism to Arabism to Islamism, this work covers themes including the conflict between national independence and foreign domination, the Arab-Israeli struggle and the peace process, the political and economic power of oil and the conflict between secular and Islamic values.

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  • The Great Seljuk Empire
    The Great Seljuk Empire (English, Paperback) A. C. S. Peacock

    Provides a history and a thematic analysis of the empire's institutions and aspects of life in the Seljuk world This book examines the political, administrative, military, economic and social organisation of the Great Seljuk Empire using a wide variety of historical and literary sources. It features images, maps, charts and family trees.

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