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Freud And The Non-European

by Edward Said, Christopher Bollas & Jacqueline Rose

Banned by the Freud institute in Vienna, this controversial lecture eventually became Edward Said’s final book. Freud and the Non-European builds on Said’s abiding interest in the psychoanalyst’s work...


The Idea Of Israel: A History Of Power And Knowledge

by Ilan Pappé

Since its foundation in 1948, Israel has drawn on Zionism, the movement behind its creation, to provide a sense of self and political direction. In this groundbreaking new work, Ilan Pappe looks at the continued...


In the Belly of the Green Bird: The Triumph of the Martyrs in Iraq

by Nir Rosen

Nir Rosen has been hailed by The New York Review of Books as the reporter who managed to get inside Fallujah "at a time when it was a death trap for Western reporters," and as one of the few Western reporters...


The Ghosts of Martyrs Square: An Eyewitness Account of Lebanon's Life Struggle

by Michael Young

NOT SINCE THOMAS FRIEDMAN’SFROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM IN 1989 HAS A JOURNALIST OFFERED SUCH A POIGNANT AND PASSIONATE PORTRAIT OF LEBANON—A UNIQUELY PLURALIST ARAB COUNTRY STRUGGLING TO DEFEND ITS VIABILITY...


Derailing Democracy in Afghanistan: Elections in an Unstable Political Landscape

by Noah Coburn & Anna Larson

This volume shows how Afghani elections since 2004 have threatened to derail the country’s fledgling democracy. Examining presidential, parliamentary, and provincial council elections and conducting interviews...


Under Siege: P.L.O. Decisionmaking During the 1982 War

by Rashid Khalidi

A fascinating and often terrifying firsthand account of the 1982 war in Lebanon, Under Siege vividly reveals the complex negotiations and military maneuvers which ended with the evacuation of the P.L.O. from...


Three Empires on the Nile: The Victorian Jihad, 1869-1899

by Dominic Green

A secular regime is toppled by Western intervention, but an Islamic backlash turns the liberators into occupiers. Caught between interventionists at home and fundamentalists abroad, a prime minister flounders...


Saved by Her Enemy: An Iraqi Woman's Journey from the Heart of War to the Heartland of America

by Don Teague & Rafraf Barrak

For her entire life, Rafraf, a devout Muslim, had been told that Americans were the enemy. Her understanding of the world, of her place in it, and of the United States had been steeped in the culture of Iraq...


The Root of Wild Madder: Chasing the History, Mystery, and Lore of the Persian Carpet

by Brian Murphy

Wisdom of a Turkmen proverb.

The Root of Wild Madder opens with an invitation that flows from the same ancient inspiration. "A carpet is poetry itself," an Iranian carpet merchant declares to author Brian Murphy....


Islands and Military Orders, c.1291-c.1798

by Emanuel Buttigieg & Simon Phillips

At the heart of this volume is a concern with exploring levels of interaction between two particular objects of study, islands on the one hand, and military orders on the other. 1291 was a significant year for...


Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam

by Patricia Crone

This work is a well-researched refutation of the commonly held belief that, at the inception of Islam, Mecca was a trading center thriving on the export of spices to the Mediterranean. This digital edition was...


Cairo: Memoir of a City Transformed

by Ahdaf Soueif

From the best-selling author of The Map of Love, here is a bracing firsthand account of the Egyptian revolution—told with the narrative instincts of a novelist, the gritty insights of an activist, and the...


Children of Armenia: A Forgotten Genocide and the Century-long Struggle for Justice

by Michael Bobelian

The first book to chronicle the aftermath of the twentieth century’s first genocide, this groundbreaking work recounts the Armenians’ struggle for justice in the face of fifty years of silence and denial....


Middle East Patterns: Places, People, and Politics

by Colbert C. Held & John Thomas Cummings

Continues to be the most comprehensive and authoritative geographical study of the Middle East.


On That Day, Everybody Ate: One Woman's Story of Hope and Possibility in Haiti

by Paul Farmer

Following her husband s untimely death, Margaret Trost visited Haiti to heal her broken heart through service. Struggling to make sense of the extreme poverty and touched by the warmth and resilience of those...


The Wisdom of Sustainability: Buddhist Economics for the 21st Century

by Sulak Sivaraksa

The Wisdom of Sustainability continues E. F. Schumacher s groundbreaking work on Buddhist economics in Small Is Beautiful: Economics as if People Mattered. Emphasizing small-scale, indigenous, sustainable alternatives...


The Palestinian Right of Return Under International Law

by Boyle Francis A.

The just resolution of the Palestinian right of return is at the very heart of the Middle East peace process. Nonetheless, the Obama administration intends to impose a comprehensive peace settlement upon the...


Palestine, Palestinians and International Law

by Boyle Francis A.

A leading US expert applies the norms and standards of international law to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, addressing Palestinian statehood, the negotiation and failure of the Oslo Accords, the status of...


Zionism: The Real Enemy of the Jews, Volume 3: Conflict Without End?

by Hart Alan

Conflict Without End, Volume III of Hart's multi-volume work, ZIONISM, THE REAL ENEMY OF THE JEWS takes the story from the 1967 war and the creation of Greater Israel to the present and the question: Will President...


Zionism: The Real Enemy of the Jews, Volume 2: David Becomes Goliath

by Hart Alan

David Becomes Goliath, Volume II of Hart's multi-volume work, ZIONISM, THE REAL ENEMY OF THE JEWS, reveals in well-documented detail starting from 1948 how the assertion that Israel has lived in constant danger...