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The Maghrib in Question: Essays in History and Historiography

by Michel Le Gall & Kenneth Perkins

A wealth of historical writing dealing with the Maghrib (Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, and Libya) has been published during the roughly forty years since European colonial control ended in the region. This book...


So Far from Allah, So Close to Mexico: Middle Eastern Immigrants in Modern Mexico

by Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp

Middle Eastern immigration to Mexico is one of the intriguing, untold stories in the history of both regions. In So Far from Allah, So Close to Mexico, Theresa Alfaro-Velcamp presents the fascinating findings...


Nationalist Voices in Jordan: The Street and the State

by Betty S. Anderson

According to conventional wisdom, the national identity of the Jordanian state was defined by the ruling Hashemite family, which has governed the country since the 1920s. But this view overlooks the significant...


The Concubine, the Princess, and the Teacher: Voices from the Ottoman Harem

by Douglas Scott Brookes

In the Western imagination, the Middle Eastern harem was a place of sex, debauchery, slavery, miscegenation, power, riches, and sheer abandon. But for the women and children who actually inhabited this realm...


Reading Palestine: Printing and Literacy, 1900-1948

by Ami Ayalon

Prior to the twentieth century, Arab society in Palestine was predominantly illiterate, with most social and political activities conducted through oral communication. There were no printing presses, no book...


Exiled in the Homeland: Zionism and the Return to Mandate Palestine

by Donna Robinson Divine

Offering a new perspective on Zionism, Exiled in the Homeland draws on memoirs, newspaper accounts, and archival material to examine closely the lives of the men and women who immigrated to Palestine in the...


Day of Honey: A Memoir of Food, Love, and War

by Annia Ciezadlo

A luminous portrait of life in the Middle East, Day of Honey weaves history, cuisine, and firsthand reporting into a fearless, intimate exploration of everyday survival.

In the fall of 2003, Annia Ciezadlo spent...


The Longest War: The Enduring Conflict between America and Al-Qaeda

by Peter Bergen

TEN YEARS HAVE PASSED since the shocking attacks on the World Trade Center, and after seven years of conflict, the last U.S. combat troops left Iraq—only to move into Afghanistan, where the ten-year-old fight...


The Scorpion's Tail

by Zahid Hussain

The war in Afghanistan has raged on longer than any war in U.S. history, and far from suppressing the insurgency being waged by radical Islamic militants, it has led to stronger alli­ances among al Qaeda, the...


Modern Palestinian Literature and Culture

by Ami Elad-Bouskila

Studies of Palestinian society, economy, and politics are appearing with increasing frequency, but works in English about Palestinian literature, particularly that written in Israel, are still scarce. This book...


The 1956 War: Collusion and Rivalry in the Middle East

by David Tal

Recently declassified documents and new scholarship have prompted this reassessment of the collusion between Israel, France and England which drove the 1956 War. International aspects, Israeli involvement, the...


Contested Land, Contested Memory: Israel's Jews and Arabs and the Ghosts of Catastrophe

by Jo Roberts

The Holocaust and the Nakba ("Catastrophe," Palestinian Israelis' name for the War of Independence) both marked Israel's founding, and these two world-changing events continue to form the generations who have...


No Easy Task: Fighting in Afghanistan

by Bernd Horn & Emily Spencer

Afghanistan has long been considered the graveyard of empires. Those who have ventured into Afghanistan with notions of controlling its people have soon discovered that fighting in that rugged, hostile land...


Israel: The Dynamics of Change and Continuity

by David Levi-Faur, Gabriel Sheffer & David Vogel

These essays examine changes in Israel's political, social and economic institutions, and describe how Israeli culture and institutions are resisting convergence. They are in four categories: political institutions...


Turkey: Identity, Democracy, Politics

by Sylvia Kedourie

This volume aims to shed light on Turkish political issues. The discussions range over national and international politics, democracy and freedom of the press, voting patterns, official control of indigenous...


Let the Swords Encircle Me: Iran--A Journey Behind the Headlines

by Scott Peterson

NO OTHER COUNTRY SO DOMINATES THE HEADLINES: Iran is portrayed as a nuclear threat, a terrorist nation, a charter member of the Axis of Evil bent on the destruction of Israel. But behind those headlines—and...


The Book of the Kings of Egypt - Vol. I: Dynasties I - XIX: Vol. I: Dynasties I - XIX

by E. A. Wallis Budge

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum's department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects,...


The Book of Kings of Egypt - Vol II: Dynasties XX - XXX: Vol II: Dynasties XX - XXX

by E. A. Wallis Budge

Sir E. A. Wallis Budge (1857-1934) was Keeper of the British Museum's department of oriental antiquities from 1894 until his retirement in 1924. Carrying out many missions to Egypt in search of ancient objects,...


The Bomb in the Basement

by Michael Karpin

THE BOMB IN THE BASEMENT tells the fascinating story of how Israel became the Middle East's only nuclear power and -- unlike Iraq and Iran -- succeeded in keeping its atomic program secret.

Veteran Israeli...


Khomeini's Ghost

by Con Coughlin

From the bestselling author of Saddam comes the definitive biography of Ayatollah Khomeini's Islamic revolution and how his fundamentalist legacy has forever influenced the course of Iran's relationship with...