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  • Fractured Destinies by Rabai Al-Madhoun
    Fractured Destinies (English, Paperback) Rabai Al-Madhoun

    Palestinian-Armenian Ivana eloped with a British doctor in the 1940s, in the midst of the Nakba, and emigrated to England. Over half a century later, her daughter Julie has been tasked with her dying wish: to take her ashes back to their old home in Acre.

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  • Afterglow of Empire by Aidan Dodson
    Afterglow of Empire (English, Hardback) Aidan Dodson

    During the half-millennium from the eleventh through the sixth centuries BC, the power and the glory of the imperial pharaohs of the New Kingdom crumbled in the face of internal crises and external pressures, ultimately reversed by invaders from Nubia and consolidated by natives of the Nile Delta following a series of Assyrian invasions....

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  • Zar by Hager El Hadidi
    Zar (English, Hardback) Hager El Hadidi

    Zar is both a possessing spirit and a set of reconciliation rites between the spirits and their human hosts: living in a parallel yet invisible world, the capricious spirits manifest their anger by causing ailments for their hosts, which require ritual reconciliation, a private sacrificial rite practiced routinely by the afflicted devotees. Originally spread from Ethiopia to the Red Sea and the...

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  • Lughatuna Al-Fusha: Book Four by Arabic Samia Louis
    Lughatuna Al-Fusha: Book Four (Multiple languages, Paperback) Arabic Samia Louis

    Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) is the literary language of today's books, media, and formal communication throughout the Arab World, the region's principal shared language of written and official discourse. The third book in this new series for the classroom is designed for adult learners of the language at the intermediate stage....

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  • Cities, Citadels, and Sights of the Near East: Francis Bedford's Nineteenth-Century Photographs of Egypt, the Levant, and Constantinople by Sophie Gordon
    Cities, Citadels, and Sights of the Near East: Francis Bedford's Nineteenth-Century Photographs of Egypt, the Levant, and Constantinople (English, Paperback) Sophie Gordon

    In 1862, the Prince of Wales embarked on a grand tour of the Middle East, accompanying the royal party was Francis Bedford, an accomplished practitioner of the still young art of photography.

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  • Farewell Shiraz by Cyrus Kadivar
    Farewell Shiraz (English, Hardback) Cyrus Kadivar

    A poignant memoir of pre-1979 Iran and the human drama behind the fall of the last shah

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  • No Knives in the Kitchens of This City by Khaled Khalifa
    No Knives in the Kitchens of This City (English, Paperback) Khaled Khalifa

    Winner of the Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature: an eloquent portrayal of life under dictatorship by an acclaimed Syrian writer

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  • Neslishah by Murat Bardakci
    Neslishah (English, Hardback) Murat Bardakci

    A Life of Palaces and Exile from Istanbul to Cairo

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  • Media Arabic by Alaa Elgibali
    Media Arabic (Multiple languages, Paperback) Alaa Elgibali, Nevenka Korica

    In light of the rapidly growing number of people studying Arabic-in academia, governments, NGOs, and business-Media Arabicis a unique and timely learning tool for anyone looking to access news information from this important global region firsthand.Media Arabic introduces the language of the newspapers, magazines, and internet news sites to intermediate and advanced level students of Modern...

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  • The Unexpected Love Objects of Dunya Noor by Rana Haddad
    The Unexpected Love Objects of Dunya Noor (English, Paperback) Rana Haddad

    Aspiring photographer Dunya Noor discovers early on that her curious spirit, rebellious nature, and very curly hair are a recipe for disaster in 1980s Syria.

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  • Letters from an Englishwoman in Egypt by Sophia Poole
    Letters from an Englishwoman in Egypt (English, Paperback) Sophia Poole

    Early nineteenth-century insights into Cairo life from the sister of famed Orientalist Edward Lane

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  • Gaza Weddings by Ibrahim Nasrallah
    Gaza Weddings (English, Paperback) Ibrahim Nasrallah

    From the author of Time of White Horses and The Lanterns of the King of Galilee

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  • Cigarette Number Seven by Nariman Youssef
    Cigarette Number Seven (English, Paperback) Nariman Youssef

    A young woman's story of family, love, and loss in modern Cairo

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  • Tales of Yusuf Tadrus by Adel Esmat
    Tales of Yusuf Tadrus (English, Paperback) Adel Esmat

    Tales of Yusuf Tadrus is set in the Egyptian Delta town of Tanta, and tells the story of a young Coptic artist from a humble background.

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  • The Arabian Horse of Egypt by Cynthia Culbertson
    The Arabian Horse of Egypt (English, Paperback) Cynthia Culbertson

    Prized for their stamina and their acclimation to the harsh conditions of the Arabian deserts, the ancestors of the horses that are now recognized as the Egyptian Arabian purebred horse entered Egypt centuries ago, establishing the valuable bloodlines of the breed there. The breeding programs in Egypt therefore became the root source for the finest Arabian horses, attracting passionate enthusiasts...

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  • Yusif Sayigh by Rosemary Sayigh
    Yusif Sayigh (English, Hardback) Rosemary Sayigh

    An acclaimed economist and lifelong Palestinian nationalist Yusif Sayigh (1916-2004) came of age at a time of immense political change in the Middle East. Born in al-Bassa, near Acre in northern Palestine, he was witness to the events that led to the loss of Palestine and his memoir therefore constitutes a vivid social history of the region, as well as a revealing firsthand account of the...

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  • Anubis by Ibrahim Al-Koni
    Anubis (English, Paperback) Ibrahim Al-Koni

    The tale of one man's quest and survival in the Sahara Desert, set in the framework of Tuareg mythology

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  • Diary of a Jewish Muslim by Kamal Ruhayyim
    Diary of a Jewish Muslim (English, Paperback) Kamal Ruhayyim

    Offering an intimate yet panoramic view of the easy coexistence of Muslims, Jews, and Christians in an old neighborhood of Cairo.

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  • Ancient Nubia by Marjorie Fisher
    Ancient Nubia (English, Hardback) Marjorie Fisher

    Gloriously illustrated and impressive in scope, this book represents a comprehensive overview of ancient Nubia.

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  • Rama and the Dragon by Edwar Al-Kharrat
    Rama and the Dragon (English, Paperback) Edwar Al-Kharrat

    A new paperback edition of the winner of the 1999 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

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