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The Ottoman Empire 1326-1699

Written by Stephen Turnbull


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $17.95

The Ottoman Empire and its conflicts provide one of the longest continuous narratives in military history. Its rulers were never overthrown by a foreign power and no usurper succeeded in taking the throne. At its height under the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent, the Empire became the most powerful state in... Read more >
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Desert Queen
Desert Queen
Written by Janet Wallach, Read by Jean Gilpin
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ISBN: 9780449806753
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Desert Queen
The Extraordinary Life of Gertrude Bell: Adventurer, Adviser to Kings, Ally of Lawrence of Arabia
Written by Janet Wallach
Read by Jean Gilpin


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On Sale: September 4, 2012
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Turning her back on her privileged life in Victorian England, Gertrude Bell (1868-1926), fired by her innate curiosity, journeyed the world and became fascinated with all things Arab. Traveling the length and breadth of the Arab region, armed with a love for its language and its people, she not only produced... Read more >
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The Israeli Army in the Middle East Wars 1948-73

Written by John Laffin
Illustrated by Mike Chappell


Format: eBook, 48 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $13.95

Israel assumes in advance that defeat in war means an end to the Jewish nation, and it wages war accordingly. This fact influences the Israeli approach to its army and to the strategy, tactics, training and conduct of war. Surrounded by hostile nations, Israel has fought six victorious wars between 1948... Read more >
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Strangers in the House
Coming of Age in Occupied Palestine
Written by Raja Shehadeh


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $16.99

This "is not a political book," Anthony Lewis writes in his foreword. "Yet in a hundred different ways it is political... Shehadeh shatters the stereotype many Americans have of Palestinians. Hath not a Palestinian senses, affections, passions?" This revealing memoir of a father-son relationship, the first o its kind by a... Read more >
The Great Islamic Conquests AD 632-750

Written by David Nicolle


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

Few, if any, centuries in world history have had such a profound and long-lasting impact as the first hundred years of Islamic history. In this book, David Nicolle, a former member of the BBC's Arabic service, examines the extensive Islamic conquests between 632 and 750 AD. These years saw the religion... Read more >
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Mirage III vs MiG-21
Six Day War 1967
Written by Shlomo Aloni
Illustrated by Jim Laurier


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: June 19, 2012
Price: $15.95

Although the opposing forces of the Six Day War were both flying comparable third-generation Mach 2 jet fighters, the pilots were trained to different standards, and were expected to utilize different tactics. Using the latest research, first-hand accounts, and specially commissioned artwork, Shlomo Aloni tells the dramatic story of the dogfights... 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: 9780385531368
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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: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $12.99

The acclaimed author of Rubicon and other superb works of popular history now produces a thrillingly panoramic (and incredibly timely) account of the rise of Islam.
 
No less significant than the collapse of the Roman Republic or the Persian invasion of Greece, the evolution of the Arab empire is one... Read more >
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Hamas
Hamas
Written by Paola Caridi, Translated by Andrea Teti
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ISBN: 9781609803827
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Hamas
From Resistance to Government
Written by Paola Caridi
Translated by Andrea Teti


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: March 27, 2012
Price: $24.95

When the radical Islamist group Hamas was elected to lead Palestine in 2006, the Western world was shocked. How had the majority of Palestinians come to support an extremist organization and how would the group’s new political power affect the larger Israel/Palestine conflict?

Italian journalist and historian Paola Caridi offers a... Read more >
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Hamas
From Resistance to Government
Written by Paola Caridi
Translated by Andrea Teti


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $24.95

When the radical Islamist group Hamas was elected to lead Palestine in 2006, the Western world was shocked. How had the majority of Palestinians come to support an extremist organization and how would the group’s new political power affect the larger Israel/Palestine conflict?

Italian journalist and historian Paola Caridi offers a clear-eyed... Read more >
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1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization
1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization
Edited by Salim T. S. Al-Hassani
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426209345
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1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization

Edited by Salim T. S. Al-Hassani


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 28, 2012
Price: $28.00

1001 Inventions: The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Civilization takes readers on a journey through years of forgotten Islamic history to discover one thousand fascinating scientific and technological inventions still being used throughout the world today. Take a look at all of the discoveries that led to the great technological advances of our... Read more >
American Sheikhs
Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America's Influence in the Middle East
Written by Brian VanDeMark


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 31, 2012
Price: $12.99

In 1866, American missionaries founded a small college in Beirut, Lebanon, called the Syrian Protestant College. Later renamed the American University of Beirut (AUB), what was a humble missionary school grew to become the most influential institution of higher education in the Middle East. Originally created by Rev. Daniel Bliss with...

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American Sheikhs
American Sheikhs
Written by Brian VanDeMark
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616144760
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American Sheikhs
Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America's Influence in the Middle East
Written by Brian VanDeMark


Format: Hardcover, 252 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $25.00

In 1866, American missionaries founded a small college in Beirut, Lebanon, called the Syrian Protestant College. Later renamed the American University of Beirut (AUB), what was a humble missionary school grew to become the most influential institution of higher education in the Middle East. Originally created by Rev. Daniel Bliss with...

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The Balfour Declaration
The Balfour Declaration
Written by Jonathan Schneer
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ISBN: 9780812976038
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The Balfour Declaration
The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Written by Jonathan Schneer


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: January 3, 2012
Price: $17.00

Winner of the National Jewish Book Award

Issued in London in 1917, the Balfour Declaration was one of the key documents of the twentieth century. It committed Britain to supporting the establishment in Palestine of “a National Home for the Jewish people,” and its reverberations continue to be felt to this day...

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Iran at War
1500-1988
Written by Kaveh Farrokh


Format: eBook, 488 pages
On Sale: December 20, 2011
Price: $12.95

Iran’s complex, violent military history encompasses two world wars, foreign intervention, anti-government revolts, border disputes, a revolution, a war against Iraq that lasted over eight years, and its desperate quest to become a nuclear power.
 
Following his award-winning book, Shadows in the Desert, which explored the military history of ancient Persia...

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A Death in Jerusalem
A Death in Jerusalem
Written by Kati Marton
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800503
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A Death in Jerusalem
The Assassination by Jewish Extremists of the First Arab/Israeli
Written by Kati Marton


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 23, 2011
Price: $13.99

On the evening of September 17, 1948, a car carrying Count Folke Bernadotte, the first United Nations–appointed mediator in the Middle East, traveled up a narrow Jerusalem street. As the car shifted gears for the climb toward the New City, an Israeli Army jeep nosed into the road, forcing Bernadotte’s car... Read more >
Guerrilla Leader
Guerrilla Leader
Written by James Schneider
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553807646
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Guerrilla Leader
T. E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt
Written by James Schneider


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $28.00

Reclaiming T. E. Lawrence from hype and legend, James J. Schneider offers a startling reexamination of this leader’s critical role in shaping the modern Middle East. Just how did this obscure British junior intelligence officer, unschooled in the art of war, become “Lawrence of Arabia” and inspire a loosely affiliated cluster... Read more >
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Guerrilla Leader
Guerrilla Leader
Written by James Schneider
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ISBN: 9780345530202
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Guerrilla Leader
T. E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt
Written by James Schneider


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2011
Price: $14.99

Reclaiming T. E. Lawrence from hype and legend, James J. Schneider offers a startling reexamination of this leader’s critical role in shaping the modern Middle East. Just how did this obscure British junior intelligence officer, unschooled in the art of war, become “Lawrence of Arabia” and inspire a loosely affiliated cluster... Read more >
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Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore
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ISBN: 9780307594488
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Jerusalem
The Biography
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore


Format: eBook, 688 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $15.99

Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today’s clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the Israel-Palestine... Read more >
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Jerusalem
Jerusalem
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore, Read by John Lee
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ISBN: 9780307878663
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Jerusalem
The Biography
Written by Simon Sebag Montefiore
Read by John Lee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $32.50

Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgement Day and the battlefield of today’s clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack Obama, from the birth of Judaism, Christianity and Islam to the Israel-Palestine... Read more >
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Warriors of God
Warriors of God
Written by Nicholas Blanford
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400068364
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Warriors of God
Inside Hezbollah's Thirty-Year Struggle Against Israel
Written by Nicholas Blanford


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $30.00

Hezbollah is the most powerful Islamist group operating in the Middle East today, and no other Western journalist has penetrated as deeply inside this secretive organization as Nicholas Blanford. Now Blanford has written the first comprehensive inside account of Hezbollah and its enduring struggle against Israel. Based on more than a... Read more >
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Warriors of God
Warriors of God
Written by Nicholas Blanford
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ISBN: 9780679605164
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Warriors of God
Inside Hezbollah's Thirty-Year Struggle Against Israel
Written by Nicholas Blanford


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $15.99

Hezbollah is the most powerful Islamist group operating in the Middle East today, and no other Western journalist has penetrated as deeply inside this secretive organization as Nicholas Blanford. Now Blanford has written the first comprehensive inside account of Hezbollah and its enduring struggle against Israel. Based on more than a... Read more >
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Warriors of God
Warriors of God
Written by Nicholas Blanford, Read by Rob Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780307967602
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Warriors of God
Inside Hezbollah's Thirty-Year Struggle Against Israel
Written by Nicholas Blanford
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $24.00

Hezbollah is the most powerful Islamist group operating in the Middle East today, and no other Western journalist has penetrated as deeply inside this secretive organization as Nicholas Blanford. Now Blanford has written the first comprehensive inside account of Hezbollah and its enduring struggle against Israel. Based on more than a... Read more >
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Ghost on the Throne
Ghost on the Throne
Written by James Romm
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307701503
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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: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 11, 2011
Price: $12.99

Alexander the Great, perhaps the most commanding leader in history, united his empire and his army by the titanic force of his will. His death at the age of thirty-two spelled the end of that unity.

The story of Alexander’s conquest of the Persian empire is known to many readers, but the... Read more >
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The Oil Kings
The Oil Kings
Written by Andrew Scott Cooper, Read by Rob Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780307967176
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The Oil Kings
How the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia Changed the Balance of Power in the Middle East
Written by Andrew Scott Cooper
Read by Rob Shapiro


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: August 9, 2011
Price: $25.00

struggling with a recession . . . European nations at risk of defaulting on their loans . . . A possible global financial crisis. It happened before, in the 1970s.

Oil Kings
is the story of how oil came to dominate U.S. domestic and international affairs. As Richard Nixon fought off... Read more >
In an Antique Land
In an Antique Land
Written by Amitav Ghosh
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307792266
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In an Antique Land
History in the Guise of a Traveler's Tale
Written by Amitav Ghosh


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: July 20, 2011
Price: $13.99

Once upon a time an Indian writer named Amitav Ghosh set out an Indian slave, name unknown, who some seven hundred years before had traveled to the Middle East. The journey took him to a small village in Egypt, where medieval customs coexist with twentieth-century desires and discontents. But even as... Read more >
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