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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Did Muhammad Exist?
    Did Muhammad Exist? (English, Paperback) Robert Spencer

    Everything you thought you knew about Islam is about to change This stunning book uncovers provocative evidence that forces us to ask: Did Muhammad, Islam’s founding prophet, even exist? It is a question that few have thought?or dared?to ask. But the widely accepted story of Islam’s origins begins to crumble on close examination. In Did Muhammad Exist?...

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  • The Crossing
    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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  • 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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  • Sasanian Persia
    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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  • Confessions of a British Spy
    Confessions of a British Spy (English, Paperback) Hempher

    Hempher, only one of the thousands of male and female agents employed and sent forth to all countries by this ministry, entrapped a person named Muhammad of Najd in Basra, misled him for several years, and caused him to establish the sect called Wahh

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  • Democracy in Iran
    Democracy in Iran (English, Hardback) Professor of Sociology Misagh Parsa

    In Misagh Parsa’s view, the outlook for democracy in Iran is stark. Gradual reforms will not be sufficient for real change: the government must fundamentally rethink its commitment to the role of religion in politics and civic life. For Iran to democratize, the options are narrowing to a single path: another revolution.

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  • Ancient Syria
    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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