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

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

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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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  • 27 Articles
    27 Articles (English, Hardback) T. E. Lawrence

    Lawrence of Arabia's classic set of guidelines on military leadership in the Middle East.

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  • Jerusalem
    Jerusalem (English, Paperback) Simon Sebag Montefiore

    The epic story of Jerusalem told through the lives of the men and women who created, ruled and inhabited it.

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  • Saladin
    Saladin (English, Paperback) Geoffrey Hindley

    The extraordinary character and career of Saladin are the keys to understanding the Battle of Hattin, the fall of Jerusalem and the failure of the Third Crusade. He united warring Muslim lands, reconquered the bulk of Crusader states and faced the Richard the Lion Heart, king of England, in one of the most famous confrontations in medieval warfare. Geoffrey Hindley's sympathetic and highly...

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  • The Battle for Syria
    The Battle for Syria (English, Hardback) 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition
    The Ultimate Ambition in the Arts of Erudition (English, Paperback) Shihab Al-Din Al-Nuwayri

    Translation of: Nihaayat al-arab fai funaun al-adab.

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  • A History of Saudi Arabia
    A History of Saudi Arabia (English, Paperback) Madawi Al-Rasheed

    This new edition covers the political, economic and social developments in Saudi Arabia since 9/11 to the present day.

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  • Turkey
    Turkey (Paperback) Norman Stone $14.92
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  • A Land of Aching Hearts
    A Land of Aching Hearts (English, Hardback) Leila Fawaz

    A century after the Great War, the experiences of civilians and soldiers in the Middle East during those years have faded from memory. A Land of Aching Hearts traverses ethnic, class, and national borders to recover the personal stories of those who endured this cataclysmic event, and their profound sense of sacrifices made in vain.

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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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  • The Man Who Created the Middle East
    The Man Who Created the Middle East (English, Paperback) Christopher Sykes

    At the age of only 36, Sir Mark Sykes was signatory to the Sykes-Picot agreement, one of the most reviled treaties of modern times. A century later, Christopher Sykes' lively biography of his grandfather reassesses his life and work, and the political instability and violence in the Middle East attributed to it.

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  • Iran
    Iran (English, Hardback) Abbas Amanat

    A masterfully researched and compelling history of Iran from 1501 to 2009

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  • Lawrence of Arabia's War
    Lawrence of Arabia's War (English, Paperback) Neil Faulkner

    A wealth of new research and thinking on Lawrence, the Arab Revolt, and World War One in the Middle East, providing essential background to today's violent conflicts...

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  • The Commander
    The Commander (English, Paperback) Laila Parsons

    Revered by some as the Arab Garibaldi, maligned by others as an intriguer and opportunist, Fawzi al-Qawuqji manned the ramparts of Arab history for four decades. As a young officer in the Ottoman army, he fought the British in World War I and won an Iron Cross.

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