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Manzikert 1071
The breaking of Byzantium
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Christa Hook


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $15.95

On 26 August 1071 a large Byzantine army under Emperor Romanus IV met the Saljuq Turk forces of Sultan Alp Arslan near the town of Manzikert to the far east of the Byzantine Empire. The battle ended in a decisive defeat for the Byzantine forces, with the wings of the army... Read more >
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Written by T E Lawrence
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ISBN: 9780804170826
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Seven Pillars of Wisdom
A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition)
Written by T E Lawrence


Format: eBook, 784 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $11.99

In his classic book, T.E. Lawrence—forever known as Lawrence of Arabia—recounts his role in the origin of the modern Arab world. At first a shy Oxford scholar and archaeologist with a facility for languages, he joined and went on to lead the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Turks while the rest... Read more >
Lawrence in Arabia
Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385532921
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $28.95

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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National Book Critics Circle Finalist -- American Library Association Notable Book

A thrilling and revelatory narrative of one of the most epic and consequential periods in 20th century...

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Lawrence in Arabia
Lawrence in Arabia
Written by Scott Anderson
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ISBN: 9780385532938
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Lawrence in Arabia
War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Written by Scott Anderson


Format: eBook, 592 pages
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $13.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
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National Book Critics Circle Finalist -- American Library Association Notable Book

A thrilling and revelatory narrative of one of the most epic and consequential periods in 20th century...

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On Saudi Arabia
On Saudi Arabia
Written by Karen Elliott House
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ISBN: 9780307473288
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On Saudi Arabia
Its People, Past, Religion, Fault Lines--and Future
Written by Karen Elliott House


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 4, 2013
Price: $16.95

With over thirty years of experience writing about Saudi Arabia, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and former publisher of The Wall Street Journal Karen Elliott House has an unprecedented knowledge of life inside this shrouded kingdom. Through anecdotes, observation, analysis, and extensive interviews, she navigates the maze in which Saudi citizens find themselves trapped...

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The Dispensable Nation
The Dispensable Nation
Written by Vali Nasr, Read by Stephen Hoye
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ISBN: 9780385360449
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The Dispensable Nation
American Foreign Policy in Retreat
Written by Vali Nasr
Read by Stephen Hoye


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $20.00

In a brilliant and revealing book destined to drive debate about the future of American power, Vali Nasr questions America’s dangerous choice to engage less and matter less in the world.

Vali Nasr, author of the groundbreaking The Shia Revival, worked closely with Hillary Clinton at the State Department on Afghan... Read more >
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The Dispensable Nation
The Dispensable Nation
Written by Vali Nasr
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ISBN: 9780385536486
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The Dispensable Nation
American Foreign Policy in Retreat
Written by Vali Nasr


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $11.99

In a brilliant and revealing book destined to drive debate about the future of American power, Vali Nasr questions America’s dangerous choice to engage less and matter less in the world.

Vali Nasr, author of the groundbreaking The Shia Revival, worked closely with Hillary Clinton at the State Department on Afghan... Read more >
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Return of a King
Return of a King
Written by William Dalrymple
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ISBN: 9780307958297
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Return of a King
The Battle for Afghanistan, 1839-42
Written by William Dalrymple


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $13.99

From William Dalrymple—award-winning historian, journalist and travel writer—a masterly retelling of what was perhaps the West’s greatest imperial disaster in the East, and an important parable of neocolonial ambition, folly and hubris that has striking relevance to our own time.

With access to newly discovered primary sources from archives in Afghanistan...

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The Six Day War 1967: Jordan and Syria

Written by Simon Dunstan
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Osprey's examination of Jordan and Syria's involvement in the Six Day War (1967). Following the lightning destruction of the Egyptian forces at the outbreak of the Six Day War, Israel turned to the forces of Jordan and Syria, with whom Egypt had signed a mutual-defence pact, and who had now entered... Read more >
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Being Arab
Being Arab
Written by Samir Kassir, Translated by Will Hobson, Introduction by Robert Fisk
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781844672806
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Being Arab

Written by Samir Kassir
Translated by Will Hobson
Introduction by Robert Fisk


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $12.95

Before his assassination in 2005, Samir Kassir was one of Lebanon’s foremost public intellectuals. In Being Arab, a thought-provoking assessment of Arab identity, he calls on the people of the Middle East to reject both Western double standards and Islamism in order to take the future into their own hands. Passionately... Read more >
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Brokers of Deceit
Brokers of Deceit
Written by Rashid Khalidi
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780807044759
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Brokers of Deceit
How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $25.95


Winner of the 2014 Lionel Trilling Book Award

An examination of the failure of the United States as a broker in the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, through three key historical moments

 
For more than seven decades the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian people has raged on with no end in sight, and for... Read more >
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Brokers of Deceit
How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $25.95


Winner of the 2014 Lionel Trilling Book Award

An examination of the failure of the United States as a broker in the Palestinian-Israeli peace process, through three key historical moments

 
For more than seven decades the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian people has raged on with no end in sight, and for... Read more >
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Sex and the Citadel
Sex and the Citadel
Written by Shereen El Feki
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377395
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Sex and the Citadel
Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World
Written by Shereen El Feki


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $28.95

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

If you really want to know a people, start by looking inside their bedrooms.
 
As political change sweeps the streets and squares, the parliaments and presidential palaces of the Arab world, Shereen El Feki has been looking at an upheaval a little closer to home—in the...

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Sex and the Citadel
Sex and the Citadel
Written by Shereen El Feki
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ISBN: 9780307907431
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Sex and the Citadel
Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World
Written by Shereen El Feki


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $13.99

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

If you really want to know a people, start by looking inside their bedrooms.
 
As political change sweeps the streets and squares, the parliaments and presidential palaces of the Arab world, Shereen El Feki has been looking at an upheaval a little closer to home—in the...

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When the Birds Stopped Singing
Life in Ramallah Under Siege
Written by Raja Shehadeh


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $13.99

The Israeli army invaded Ramallah in March 2002. A tank stood at the end of Raja Shehadeh's road; Israeli soldiers patrolled from the roof toops. Four soldiers took over his brother's apartment and then used him as a human shield as they went through the building, while his wife tried to... Read more >
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Israeli F-15 Eagle Units in Combat

Written by Shlomo Aloni
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $15.95

Diplomacy, politics and national trauma has dominated the frontline career of the Israeli F-15 to date. In the wake of the losses suffered in the October 1973 Yom Kippur War, the Israeli government opted for technology in an effort to reassure a traumatised population that they would never suffer a surprise... Read more >
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The Forts of Judaea 168 BC-AD 73
From the Maccabees to the Fall of Masada
Written by Samuel Rocco
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2013
Price: $13.95

This book analyzes the fortifications of Hasmonaean and Herodian Judaea from the middle of the second century BC, when the Maccabees rebelled against their Seleucids overlords and established an independent state, until the end of the Jewish-Roman War in AD 73. Read more >
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In the Shadow of the Sword
In the Shadow of the Sword
Written by Tom Holland
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ISBN: 9780307473653
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In the Shadow of the Sword
The Birth of Islam and the Rise of the Global Arab Empire
Written by Tom Holland


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: February 12, 2013
Price: $17.00

A thrillingly panoramic and incredibly timely account of the rise of Islam, from the acclaimed author of Rubicon and Persian Fire.
 
The evolution of the Arab empire is one of the supreme narratives of ancient history, a story dazzlingly rich in drama, character, and achievement. In this exciting and sweeping history—the...

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Israeli Mirage III and Nesher Aces

Written by Shlomo Aloni
Illustrated by Mark Styling


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $15.95

Israeli delta fighters pilots have been credited with almost 300 kills between 1966 and 1974, and dozens of them became aces. The Israeli aerial kill exchange rate and overall air-to-air performance was phenomenal. Although the Israeli pilots were flying Mach 2 fighters, they lacked any modern radar equipment and their MiG-21... Read more >
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Sassanian Elite Cavalry AD 224-642

Written by Kaveh Farrokh
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2012
Price: $14.95

The Sassanians ruled the last great imperial Empire of Persia before the Arab conquests of the 7th century. Rome’s only equal in the classical world, the Sassanian Empire had an enormous impact on the development of architecture, mythology, arts, music, military tactics and technology. Within the Sassanian military, the cavalry was... Read more >
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Iranian F-4 Phantom II Units in Combat

Written by Farzad Bishop
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Different versions of the jet have provided the backbone of the frontline strength of the Iranian air force since the 1970s, and whole generations of Iranian pilots and ground personnel have been trained to fly and maintain them. Indeed, the type bore the brunt of active combat operations during the long... Read more >
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Iranian F-14 Tomcat Units in Combat

Written by Tom Cooper
Illustrated by Chris Davey


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

So formidable an opponent did the Iraqi airforce consider the F-14 that during the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988), they ordered their pilots not to engage F-14s and the presence of one in an area was usually enough to empty it of Iraqi aircraft. Officially losses where tiny; only one F-14 was lost... Read more >
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Saracen Strongholds AD 630-1050
The Middle East and Central Asia
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $13.95

The Islamic world developed its own highly sophisticated, effective and varied style of fortification. It drew upon pre-existing Romano-Byzantine, Iranian, Central Asian and Indian traditions of military architecture, plus influences from China, to produce something new and distinctive. In turn, Islamic concepts of military architecture influenced fortifications throughout the Byzantine Empire... Read more >
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The Yom Kippur War 1973 (2)
The Sinai
Written by Simon Dunstan
Illustrated by Kevin Lyles


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $15.95

Osprey's second title in the study of the Yom Kippur War (1973). Israel’s victory in the 1967 ‘Six Day War’ sowed the seeds of the 1973 Yom Kippur War. At 1400hrs on 6 October 1973 the Egyptian army launched an assault crossing of the Suez Canal. The carefully co-ordinated attack achieved... Read more >
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Ghost on the Throne
Ghost on the Throne
Written by James Romm
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ISBN: 9780307456601
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Ghost on the Throne
The Death of Alexander the Great and the Bloody Fight for His Empire
Written by James Romm


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: November 13, 2012
Price: $17.00

When Alexander the Great died at the age of thirty-two, his empire stretched from the Adriatic Sea in the west all the way to modern-day India in the east. In an unusual compromise, his two heirs—a mentally damaged half brother, Philip III, and an infant son, Alexander IV, born after his...

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