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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Nasser's Blessed Movement by Joel Gordon
    Nasser's Blessed Movement (English, Paperback) Joel Gordon

    This essential book explores the early years of military rule following the Free Officers' coup of 1952. Enriched by interviews with actors in and observers of the events, Nasser's Blessed Movement shows how the officers' belief in a quick reformation by force was transformed into a vital, long-term process that changed the face of Egypt....

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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 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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  • Ancient Egypt by Dominique Navarro
    Ancient Egypt (English, Paperback) Dominique Navarro

    Become an ancient Egyptian coloring artist!

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  • Tutankhamun by Dominique Navarro
    Tutankhamun (English, Paperback) Dominique Navarro

    Embark on a colorful journey to reveal the hidden treasures of the famous ancient Egyptian pharaoh, Tutankhamun! Explore the extraordinary decorations of his elaborate tomb, spectacular funerary mask, ornate throne, dazzling jewelry, and more as you color the intricate artwork, revealing insights into the young king's life....

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  • A Morocco Anthology by Martin Rose
    A Morocco Anthology (English, Hardback) Martin Rose

    One of the most diverse and fascinating countries in the world seen through the eyes of early writers and travelers.

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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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  • 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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  • Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt by Salima Ikram
    Death and Burial in Ancient Egypt (English, Paperback) Salima Ikram

    Death, burial, and the afterlife were as important to the ancient Egyptians as how they lived. This well-illustrated book explores all aspects of death in ancient Egypt, including beliefs of the afterlife, mummification, the protection of the body, tombs and their construction and decoration, funerary goods, and the funeral itself. It also addresses the relationship between the living and the...

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  • A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt by Sherif Baha El Din
    A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt (English, Hardback) Sherif Baha El Din

    Provides information on all Egypt's principal species, with detailed material on their taxonomy, identification, natural history, and ecology. This guide is a useful tool for experts and amateurs alike. It includes maps, and over 100 color illustrations.

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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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  • The Cotton Plantation Remembered by Mona Abaza
    The Cotton Plantation Remembered (English, Hardback) Mona Abaza

    Cotton made the fortune of the Fuda family, Egyptian landed gentry with peasant origins, during the second part of the nineteenth century. This story, narrated and photographed by a family member who has researched and documented various aspects of her own history, goes well beyond the family photo album to become an attempt to convey how cotton, as the main catalyst and creator of wealth,...

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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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  • House of the Wolf by Ezzat El Kamhawi
    House of the Wolf (English, Paperback) Ezzat El Kamhawi

    A sweeping saga of generations of a rural Egyptian family and the history of the wider Egypt that affects their lives. Winner of the 2012 Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature

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  • On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel by Andrew Humphreys
    On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel (English, Hardback) Andrew Humphreys

    Since Antony and Cleopatra honeymooned on the Nile on a gilded barge, visitors to Egypt have taken to the river as the best way to experience the country's wonders. This book tells the story of the people, the places, and the boats, from pioneering Nile travelers to famed later passengers, and more.

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  • Aristocrats and Archaeologists by Toby Wilkinson
    Aristocrats and Archaeologists (English, Hardback) Toby Wilkinson

    An unusually vivid first-hand account of early twentieth-century travel in Egypt

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