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The Case for Israel

by Alan Dershowitz

The Case for Israel is an ardent defense of Israel's rights, supported by indisputable evidence.

  • Presents a passionate look at what Israel's accusers and detractors are saying about this war-torn country.
  • Dershowitz...


On the State of Egypt: What Caused the Revolution

by Alaa Aswany

On 25 January 2011, bestselling Egyptian novelist Alaa Al Aswany joined a million protestors in Tahrir Square calling for President Hosni Mubarak's departure. This was the moment he and other pro-democracy activists...


The Shah

by Abbas Milani

Though his monarchy was toppled in 1979 and he died in 1980, the life of Mohammad-Reza Shah Pahlevi, the last Shah of Iran, continues to resonate today. Here, internationally respected author Abbas Milani gives...


A Line in the Sand: The Anglo-French Struggle for the Middle East, 1914-1948

by James Barr

“A provocative history . . . helps us to understand why the Arab spring is so important and valuable.”—David Ignatius, National Interest In the twentieth century, while fighting a common enemy in Europe,...


Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi

by Neal Bascomb

The first complete narrative of the pursuit and capture of Adolf Eichmann, based on groundbreaking new information and interviews and featuring rare, neverpublished Mossad surveillance photographs When the Allies...


Crescent and Iron Cross

by E. F. Benson

E. F. Benson is well known for his 'Lucia and Mapp' series but here we see a different side to his work. 'Iron Cross and Crescent' is a scholarly and well researched history of the relationship between Turkey...


The Making of Salafism: Islamic Reform in the Twentieth Century

by Henri Lauzière

Some Islamic scholars hold that Salafism is an innovative and rationalist effort at Islamic reform that emerged in the late nineteenth century but disappeared in the mid twentieth. Others argue Salafism is an...


Inside the Kingdom: My Life in Saudi Arabia

by Carmen Bin Ladin

Osama bin Laden's former sister-in-law provides a penetrating, unusually inti- mate look into Saudi soci-ety and the bin Laden family's role within it, as well as the treatment of Saudi women. On September 11th,...


Turkey and the Rescue of European Jews

by I. Izzet Bahar

This book exposes Turkish policies concerning European Jews during the Hitler era, focusing on three events: 1. The recruitment of German Jewish scholars by the Turkish government after Hitler came to power,...


On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable

by Alaa Al Aswany & Humphrey Davies

“Alaa Al Aswany is among the best writers in the Middle East today, a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz, his great predecessor.” –Jay Parini, The Guardian (UK)

 

From one of Egypt’s most...


The Last Crusades : (Abdullah of Arabia)

by Abdullah Bin Juttie

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The Last Crusades chronicles the dysfunctional relations between the West and Islam that led up to 9/11. It provides an in-depth historical preview of how Palestine was overtaken by Zionists with...


The Mantle of the Prophet

by Roy Mottahedeh

Drawn from the first-hand accounts of eyewitnesses, Roy Mottahedeh's gripping account of Islam and Politics in revolutionary Iran is widely regarded as one of the best records of that turbulent time ever written....


Righteous Victims: A History of the Zionist-Arab Conflict, 1881-1998

by Benny Morris

Righteous Victims, by the noted historian Benny Morris, is a comprehensive and

objective history of the long battle between Arabs and Jews for possession of a land they both call home. It appears at a most timely...


Jews in an Arab Land: Libya, 1835-1970

by Renzo De Felice, Judith Roumani & Rafello Fellah

Internationally renowned scholar Renzo De Felice's pioneering study of the Jews of Libya is, in many ways, a microcosm of the major sources of conflict in the modern Middle East. This is the first English translation...


CHEEGHA - The Call from Waziristan, the last outpost

by Ghulam Daur Qadir Khan

"A true story of happiness and Romance, of curse and betrayal, from the remotest corner of the world, Waziristan."


The Struggle for Peace: Israelis and Palestinians

by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea & Mary Evelyn Hocking

The determination of ordinary people to end regional and global conflicts is powerful despite the forces opposing them. The Struggle for Peace explores how average citizens on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian...


Competitive Archaeology in Jordan: Narrating Identity from the Ottomans to the Hashemites

by Elena Corbett

An examination of archaeology in Jordan and Palestine, Competitive Archaeology in Jordan explores how antiquities have been used to build narratives and national identities. Tracing Jordanian history, and the...


Foodways and Daily Life in Medieval Anatolia: A New Social History

by Nicolas Trépanier

Byzantine rule over Anatolia ended in the eleventh century, leaving the population and its Turkish rulers to build social and economic institutions throughout the region. The emerging Anatolian society comprised...


Children of Afghanistan: The Path to Peace

by Jennifer Heath & Ashraf Zahedi

The first comprehensive look at youth living in a country attempting to rebuild itself after three decades of civil conflict, Children of Afghanistan relies on the research and fieldwork of twenty-one experts...


Embracing the Infidel

by Behzad Yaghmaian

An eye-opening personal account of an epic human drama, Embracing the Infidel takes us on an astounding journey along a modern-day underground railroad that stretches from Istanbul to Paris.  In this groundbreaking...