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The March Up: Taking Baghdad with the United States Marines

by Bing West

BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Bing West's No True Glory and The Strongest Tribe.

With unprecedented access and previously unreported detail, here is a first hand account of the 22-day march to Baghdad...


I Is for Infidel: From Holy War to Holy Terror in Afghanistan

by Kathy Gannon

A gripping, intimately-observed history of Afghanistan from 1986 to the present—by the longest-serving Western journalist in the region—overturns our conventional and simplistic understandings.


Historical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Cinema

by Terri Ginsberg

The Historical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Cinema covers the production and exhibition of cinema in the Middle East and in other communities whose heritage is from the region and whose films commonly reflect...


Lords of the Land: The War Over Israel's Settlements in the Occupied Territories, 1967-2007

by Idith Zertal & Akiva Eldar

The 1967 Arab-Israeli War was a devastating triumph for Israel, which immediately began to establish settlements in the newly conquered territories. Those settlements, and the movement that made them possible,...


Israel and Europe: An Appraisal in History

by Howard M. Sachar

"A remarkable feat--clear, compelling and accessible--. Critical background for any appreciation of the Jewish state."--The New York Times Book Review

With his characteristic grace and lucidity, Howard M. Sachar,...


The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa: Sixth Edition

by David E. Long

The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa continues to provide comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of the region's critical contemporary events and issues. Invited specialists contribute...


Middle East Patterns: Places, Peoples, and Politics

by Colbert C. Held

Now in its fifth edition, Middle East Patterns continues to be the most comprehensive and authoritative geographical study of the region. New coauthor John Thomas Cummings joins Colbert C. Held in updating this...


Umm Kulthum: Artistic Agency and the Shaping of an Arab Legend, 1967-2007

by Laura Lohman

How an extraordinary woman shaped her career and legacy through war


Social Psychology of Consumer Behavior

by Michaela Wanke

This volume provides coverage of the latest social-psychological research into consumer behavior, including cognitive and affective processes, media influences, and self-regulation.


The United States and Cuba

by Marifeli Pérez-Stable

This book systematically covers the background of U.S.-Cuban relations after the Cold War and tensions into the twenty-first century. The authors explore the future of this strained relationship under Obama's...


Literacies, Power, and the Schooled Body

by Kerryn Dixon

This book examines how children's bodies are trained in time and space to produce schooled, literate individuals. Moving from theory to practice, examples of real classroom events show how teachers' practices...


Civil Society and Democratization in the Arab World

by Francesco Cavatorta & Vincent Durac

This book examines civil society in the Arab world and how authoritarian constraints impact on democratization. It includes case studies from across the region and analyses the divisions between Islamist organizations...


Politics in Morocco

by Anouar Boukhars

Democratization and the process of political reform is a critical issue in the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. This book looks at the situation in Morocco and examines the role of the monarchy and...


Surviving the Holocaust: A Life Course Perspective

by Ronald J Berger

Surviving the Holocaust is a compelling sociological account of two brothers who survived the Holocaust in Nazi-occupied Poland.? One brother, the author's father, endured several concentration camps, including...


Democracy in Turkey

by Ali Resul Usul

This book examines the impact of European political conditionality on the process of democratization in Turkey over a twenty year period. Employing theoretical and conceptual approaches to the issue of EU conditionality,...


Secularism and Religion in Jewish-Israeli Politics

by Yaacov Yadgar

Offering a fresh approach to the study of contemporary Jewish identity, the author explores the implications of this identity from the perspective of traditionism, covering issues of religion, tradition, modernity...


Nationalisms and Politics in Turkey

by Marlies Casier & Joost Jongerden

This book examines some of the most pressing issues facing the Turkish political establishment, focusing in particular on the issues of nationalism, the Kurds and political Islam.


Prominent Women from Central Arabia

by Dalal Mukhlid Al-Harbi

Women's contributions to Arabic and Islamic society, be they cultural, religious, medical or military, have been recorded by Muslim historians throughout the ages. No biographical dictionary of any worth was...


Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes

by Roshdi Rashed

This book follows the development of classical mathematics and the relation between work done in the Arab and Islamic worlds and that undertaken by the likes of Descartes and Fermat.

'Early modern,' mathematics...


Outright Assassination: The Trial and Execution of Antun Sa'adeh, 1949

by Adel Beshara

No other political trial in Lebanon and, indeed, the Arab World has been more controversial than the trial and execution of Antun Sa'adeh just before sunrise on July 8, 1949. The case is inescapably a tragedy....