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Mamluk 'Askari 1250-1517

(Available November 18, 2014)
Mamluk 'Askari 1250-1517
Written by David Nicolle, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781782009283
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Mamluk 'Askari 1250-1517

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $18.95

New archaeological material and research underpin this extensive, detailed and beautifully illustrated account of the famous Mamluk Askars.The Mamluk army is credited with finally defeating and expelling the Crusaders from the Middle East, with defeating and halting the Mongol invasion of the Islamic Middle East, and with facing down - though... Read more >
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Mamluk 'Askari 1250-1517

Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 18, 2014
Price: $14.95

New archaeological material and research underpin this extensive, detailed and beautifully illustrated account of the famous Mamluk Askars.The Mamluk army is credited with finally defeating and expelling the Crusaders from the Middle East, with defeating and halting the Mongol invasion of the Islamic Middle East, and with facing down - though... Read more >
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Cairo
Cairo
Written by Ahdaf Soueif
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345803511
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Cairo
Memoir of a City Transformed
Written by Ahdaf Soueif


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $15.95

When throngs of Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square to demand the fall of Hosni Mubarak’s regime, Ahdaf Soueif—author, journalist, lifelong progressive—was among them. Now, in this deeply personal work, Soueif summons her storytelling talents to trace her city’s—and nation’s—ongoing transformation.
         She writes of the youth who led...

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The Nile
The Nile
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385351553
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The Nile
A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present
Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $27.95

A hypnotic journey in the company of one of the world's most acclaimed Egyptologists over the fabled river telling how the Nile continually brought life to an ancient civilization now dead and how it sustained its successors, now in tumult.

Renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson leads us through space as much as time... Read more >
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The Nile
The Nile
Written by Toby Wilkinson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385351560
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The Nile
A Journey Downriver Through Egypt's Past and Present
Written by Toby Wilkinson


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2014
Price: $13.99

A hypnotic journey in the company of one of the world's most acclaimed Egyptologists over the fabled river telling how the Nile continually brought life to an ancient civilization now dead and how it sustained its successors, now in tumult.

Renowned Egyptologist Toby Wilkinson leads us through space as much as time... Read more >
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Cairo
Cairo
Written by Ahdaf Soueif
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908100
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Cairo
Memoir of a City Transformed
Written by Ahdaf Soueif


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $24.95

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 long perspective of a native Cairene.
 
Since January 25, 2011, when thousands of Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square...

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Cairo
Cairo
Written by Ahdaf Soueif
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908117
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Cairo
Memoir of a City Transformed
Written by Ahdaf Soueif


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $11.99

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 long perspective of a native Cairene.
 
Since January 25, 2011, when thousands of Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square...

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Soldiers, Spies And Statesmen
Soldiers, Spies And Statesmen
Written by Hazem Kandil
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681428
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Soldiers, Spies And Statesmen
Egypt's Road To Revolt
Written by Hazem Kandil


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: January 7, 2014
Price: $19.95

One of the most momentous events in the Arab uprisings that swept across the Middle East in 2011 was the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak. As dramatic and sudden as this seemed, it was only one further episode in an ongoing power struggle between the three components of Egypt’s authoritarian regime... Read more >
New Kingdom Egypt

Written by Mark Healy
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: May 21, 2013
Price: $14.95

Osprey's examination of the New Kingdom of Egypt (16th - 11th Century BC) and it's people. Builders of the Pyramids and most ancient of all the powers of the biblical world, the Egyptians remain one of history's most fascinating and enigmatic peoples. During the New Kingdom era, Egypt reached the peak... Read more >
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Soldiers, Spies and Statesmen
Egypt's Road to Revolt
Written by Hazem Kandil


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $19.95

Revolutions are difficult to understand, let alone predict. Egypt’s revolt last year was no exception. The military’s abandonment of Mubarak confused many observers, who had always assumed that the leader and the generals stood or fell together. But as the violence of the transitional period discredited the armed forces, academics fell... Read more >
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Soldiers, Spies and Statesmen
Soldiers, Spies and Statesmen
Written by Hazem Kandil
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781844679614
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Soldiers, Spies and Statesmen
Egypt's Road to Revolt
Written by Hazem Kandil


Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $26.95

Revolutions are difficult to understand and almost impossible to predict. Egypt’s 2011 revolt was no exception. The military’s abandonment of Mubarak—a turning point for the revolt—confounded many observers, who assumed that the leader and the generals stood or fell together. The officers, it was thought, ruled from behind the scenes and... Read more >
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French Soldier in Egypt 1798-1801
The Army of the Orient
Written by Terry Crowdy
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $14.95

This book concentrates on the dramatic experiences of Napoleon's Army of the Orient in Egypt and the Holy Land. The fighting of the Mamelukes and Turks are covered in depth, detailing desert combat, siege warfare, cavalry skirmishes and the suppression of uprisings. It examines the French treatment of prisoners as well... Read more >
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The Six Day War 1967: Sinai

Written by Simon Dunstan
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

In May 1967, Egypt expelled the United Nations peacekeeping forces stationed in the Sinai desert and deployed its army along its border with Israel, its moves coordinated with those of Jordan and Syria. By June, Israel realized that the international community would not act, and launched a pre-emptive strike against the... Read more >
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The Journey to Tahrir
The Journey to Tahrir
Edited by Jeannie Sowers and Chris Toensing
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844678754
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The Journey to Tahrir
Revolution, Protest, and Social Change in Egypt
Edited by Jeannie Sowers and Chris Toensing


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2012
Price: $29.95

The toppling of Hosni Mubarak marked the beginning of a revolutionary restructuring of Egypt’s political and social order. Jeannie Sowers and Chris Toensing bring together updated essays from Middle East Report—the premier journal covering the region—that offer unrivaled analysis of the major social and political trends that underpinned these tumultuous events... Read more >
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On the State of Egypt
On the State of Egypt
Written by Alaa Al Aswany, Translated by Humphrey Davies
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307946997
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On the State of Egypt
What Made the Revolution Inevitable
Written by Alaa Al Aswany
Translated by Humphrey Davies


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 12, 2011
Price: $11.99

“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 acclaimed novelists, here is a vivid chronicle of Egyptian society, with penetrating analysis of all the... Read more >
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On the State of Egypt
On the State of Egypt
Written by Alaa Al Aswany, Translated by Jonathan Wright
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ISBN: 9780307946980
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On the State of Egypt
What Made the Revolution Inevitable
Written by Alaa Al Aswany
Translated by Jonathan Wright


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2011
Price: $15.00

“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 acclaimed novelists, here is a vivid chronicle of Egyptian society, with penetrating analysis of all the... Read more >
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A History of Egypt
A History of Egypt
Written by Jason Thompson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307784001
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A History of Egypt
From Earliest Times to the Present
Written by Jason Thompson


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2011
Price: $12.99

In A History of Egypt, Jason Thompson has written the first one-volume work to encompass all 5,000 years of Egyptian history, highlighting the surprisingly strong connections between the ancient land of the Pharaohs and the modern-day Arab nation. 

No country's past can match Egypt's in antiquity, richness, and variety. However, it... Read more >
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The Strong Horse
The Strong Horse
Written by Lee Smith
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ISBN: 9780767921800
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The Strong Horse
Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations
Written by Lee Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: January 11, 2011
Price: $16.95

In this provocative and timely book, Middle East expert Lee Smith overturns long-held Western myths and assumptions about the Arab world, offering advice for America’s future success in the region.
 
Seeking the motivation behind the September 11 attacks, Smith moved to Cairo, where he discovered that the standard explanation—a clash of...

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The Strong Horse
The Strong Horse
Written by Lee Smith
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385532204
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The Strong Horse
Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations
Written by Lee Smith


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $12.99

In this provocative and timely book, Middle East expert Lee Smith overturns long-held Western myths and assumptions about the Arab world, offering advice for America’s future success in the region.
 
Seeking the motivation behind the September 11 attacks, Smith moved to Cairo, where he discovered that the standard explanation—a clash of...

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A History of Egypt
A History of Egypt
Written by Jason Thompson
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ISBN: 9780307473523
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A History of Egypt
From Earliest Times to the Present
Written by Jason Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2009
Price: $17.00

In A History of Egypt, Jason Thompson has written the first one-volume work to encompass all 5,000 years of Egyptian history, highlighting the surprisingly strong connections between the ancient land of the Pharaohs and the modern-day Arab nation. 

No country's past can match Egypt's in antiquity, richness, and variety. However, it... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
The Six Day War 1967: Sinai
The Six Day War 1967: Sinai
Written by Simon Dunstan, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846033636
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The Six Day War 1967: Sinai

Written by Simon Dunstan
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $21.95

In May 1967, Egypt expelled the United Nations peacekeeping forces stationed in the Sinai desert and deployed its army along its border with Israel, its moves coordinated with those of Jordan and Syria. By June, Israel realized that the international community would not act, and launched a pre-emptive strike against the... Read more >
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The Dream Palace of the Arabs
The Dream Palace of the Arabs
Written by Fouad Ajami
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307484031
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The Dream Palace of the Arabs
A Generation's Odyssey
Written by Fouad Ajami


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2009
Price: $11.99

From Fouad Ajami, an acclaimed author and chronicler of Arab politics, comes a compelling account of how a generation of Arab intellectuals tried to introduce cultural renewals in their homelands through the forces of modernity and secularism. Ultimately, they came to face disappointment, exile, and, on occasion, death. Brilliantly weaving together... Read more >
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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the  Pharaohs : A Souvenir Book
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs : A Souvenir Book
Written by Zahi Hawass
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ISBN: 9780792253112
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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs : A Souvenir Book

Written by Zahi Hawass


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $9.95

It has been almost three decades since the first traveling exhibition of Tutankhamun's treasures drew nearly 10 million viewers and sparked worldwide "Tut-mania." Now, celebrating this priceless collection's new tour of Europe and the United States, National Geographic presents a jewel-like little book featuring more than 30 of its finest pieces.
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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
Written by Zahi Hawass and Zahi Hawass
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792238737
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Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
Official Companion Book to the Exhibition sponsored by National Geographic
Written by Zahi Hawass and Zahi Hawass


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: June 1, 2005
Price: $35.00

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