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The Bookseller Of Kabul
The Bookseller Of Kabul
Paperback      ISBN: 0316159417
Capturing the harsh realities of life in modern-day Afghanistan and plight of Afghan women, the Norwegian journalist provides a portrait of a committed Muslim man, a bookseller, and his family living in post-Taliban Kabul, Afghanistan. Reader's Guide included. Reprint. 25,000 first printing.
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Reading Lolita in Tehran
A Memoir in Books
Paperback      ISBN: 081297106x
Describes growing up in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the group of young women who came together at her home in secret every Thursday to read and discuss great books of Western literature, explaining the influence of Lolita, The Great Gatsby, Pride and Prejudice, and other works on their lives and goals. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
From Beirut to Jerusalem: Updated With a New Chapter
From Beirut to Jerusalem
Updated With a New Chapter
Paperback      ISBN: 0385413726
A winner of the National Book Award, the seminal study of the Middle East conflict by a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist has been updated with the addition of a new chapter that traces the situation up to 1995. Original.
From Babel to Dragomans: Interpreting the Middle East
From Babel to Dragomans
Interpreting the Middle East
Hardcover      ISBN: 0195173368
The best-selling author of What Went Wrong brings together four decades of his essays, articles, and other writings on the Middle East, presenting more than fifty pieces that cover such topics as "The Enemies of God," "Can Islam be Secularized?," "What Saddam Wrought," and "Deconstructing Osama and His Evil Appeal." 100,000 first printing.
The Zealous Intruders: The Western Rediscovery of Palestine
The Zealous Intruders
The Western Rediscovery of Palestine
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060672714
Describes the interactions between Western explorers, scholars, artists, consuls, tourists, antiquarians, archaeologists, and missionaries and Palestine
A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East
A Peace to End All Peace
The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East
Paperback      ISBN: 0805068848
Traces Great Britain's influence on Middle East politics since World War I, and describes Britain's changing interests in the region.
Bible and Sword: England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour
Bible and Sword
England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour
Paperback      ISBN: 0345314271
With the lucidity and vividness that characterize all her work, two-time Pulitzer Prize winning historian, Barbara Tuchman, explores the complex relationship of Britain to Palestine that led to the founding of the modern Jewish state--and to many of the problems that plague the Middle East today. "Barbara Tuchman is a wise and witty writer, a shrewd observer with a lively command of high drama." PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
Holy War: The Crusades and Their Impact on Today's World
Holy War
The Crusades and Their Impact on Today's World
Paperback      ISBN: 0385721404
Covers the history of the Crusades, from Pope Urban II's call to holy war through its violent conflicts, while explaining their direct influence on the modern world's ongoing Middle East turbulence among Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.
The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia
The Great Game
The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia
Paperback      ISBN: 1568360223
Describes the nineteenth-century struggle between Britain and Russia for control of Central Asia
Blood Brothers
Blood Brothers
Paperback      ISBN: 0800793218
A Christian Palestinian from Galilee recounts his witness to the mid-twentieth-century events that led to the deaths of tens of thousands of people, the incarceration of nearly one million people in refugee camps, and the breakdown of Arab-Israeli relations, during which he made a choice to promote peace. Original.