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Zacarias, My Brother
The Making of a Terrorist
Written by Abd Samad Moussaoui
Contribution by Florence Bouquillat


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

Zacarias Moussaoui was arrested in the United States in August 2001. He is currently in a federal prison in Virginia, charged with "conspiring with Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda to murder thousands of innocent people in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania." Moussaoui , who trained to be a pilot in Oklahoma... Read more >
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Desert Queen
Desert Queen
Written by Janet Wallach
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ISBN: 9780307744364
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Desert Queen

Written by Janet Wallach


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On Sale: November 30, 2010
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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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Father Land
Father Land
Text by Vahe Oshagan, Photographed by Ara Oshagan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875483
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Father Land

Text by Vahe Oshagan
Photographed by Ara Oshagan


Format: Hardcover, 156 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2010
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When is a city born? When does it mature? When does it acquire an identity? There is just one answer to all three questions: when it looks death in the eye.

This is a land of myths and traditions, where people do not die but, rather, are transformed into legends... Read more >
The Process
The Process
Written by Uri Savir
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ISBN: 9780307767028
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The Process
1,100 Days that Changed the Middle East
Written by Uri Savir


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2010
Price: $12.99

"Meet your Enemy Number One," a nervous Norwegian diplomat said to Uri Savir, the young director-general of Israel's Foreign Ministry, as he introduced him to Abu Ala, one of Yasser Arafat's top aides. They were in Oslo, and this was the first official encounter between Israel and the PLO. The atmosphere... Read more >
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The Last Great Revolution
The Last Great Revolution
Written by Robin Wright
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ISBN: 9780307766076
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The Last Great Revolution
Turmoil and Transformation in Iran
Written by Robin Wright


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $9.99

Robin Wright has reported from over 120 countries for many leading news organizations, but her perceptive coverage of Iran has garnered her the most respect and praise among her colleagues. In The Last Great Revolution, Wright meticulously describes the ongoing transformation of society, politics and religion that ranges from the empowerment... Read more >
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After the Prophet
After the Prophet
Written by Lesley Hazleton
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ISBN: 9780385523943
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After the Prophet
The Epic Story of the Shia-Sunni Split in Islam
Written by Lesley Hazleton


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $16.00

In this gripping narrative history, Lesley Hazleton tells the tragic story at the heart of the ongoing rivalry between the Sunni and Shia branches of Islam, a rift that dominates the news now more than ever.
 
Even as Muhammad lay dying, the battle over who would take control of the new Islamic...

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The Balfour Declaration
The Balfour Declaration
Written by Jonathan Schneer
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ISBN: 9780679603627
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The Balfour Declaration
The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Written by Jonathan Schneer


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $13.99

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... Read more >
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Resurrecting Empire
Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East
Written by Rashid Khalidi


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On Sale: July 1, 2010
Price: $17.00

Begun as the United States moved its armed forces into Iraq, Rashid Khalidi's powerful and thoughtful new book examines the record of Western involvement in the region and analyzes the likely outcome of our most recent Middle East incursions. Drawing on his encyclopedic knowledge of the political and cultural history of... Read more >
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The Sultan's Shadow
The Sultan's Shadow
Written by Christiane Bird
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ISBN: 9780679603764
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The Sultan's Shadow
One Family's Rule at the Crossroads of East and West
Written by Christiane Bird


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 29, 2010
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A story virtually unknown in the West, about two of the Middle East’s most remarkable figures—Oman’s Sultan Said and his rebellious daughter Princess Salme—comes to life in this narrative. From their capital on the sultry African island of Zanzibar, Sultan Said and his descendants were shadowed and all but shattered by... Read more >
Mezzaterra
Mezzaterra
Written by Ahdaf Soueif
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ISBN: 9780307488206
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Mezzaterra
Fragments from the Common Ground
Written by Ahdaf Soueif


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 7, 2010
Price: $13.99

From the bestselling author of the Booker Prize finalist The Map of Love–an incisive collection of essays on Arab identity, art, and politics that seeks to locate the mezzaterra, or common ground, in an increasingly globalized world.
The twenty-five years’ worth of criticism and commentary collected here have earned Ahdaf Soueif a... Read more >
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The Fortifications of Ancient Israel and Judah 1200-586 BC
The Fortifications of Ancient Israel and Judah 1200-586 BC
Written by Samuel Rocca, Illustrated by Adam Hook
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ISBN: 9781846035081
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The Fortifications of Ancient Israel and Judah 1200-586 BC

Written by Samuel Rocca
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: February 16, 2010
Price: $18.95

This book provides a detailed study of the fortifications of the founders of Ancient Israel from the time of their first settlement in the Middle East, through the periods of the united and divided kingdoms, until the sack of Jersualem in 586 BC. It begins in the period of Israelite settlement... Read more >
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The Strong Horse
The Strong Horse
Written by Lee Smith
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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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Sowing Crisis
Sowing Crisis
Written by Rashid Khalidi
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ISBN: 9780807003114
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Sowing Crisis
The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: January 1, 2010
Price: $20.00

Acclaimed historian and political commentator Rashid Khalidi presents the compelling case that U.S. and Soviet intervention in the Middle East not only exacerbated civil wars and provoked the breakdown of fragile democracies, but continues to this day to shape global conflict in the region. Examining the strategic interplay of cold war... Read more >
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The Six Day War 1967: Jordan and Syria
The Six Day War 1967: Jordan and Syria
Written by Simon Dunstan, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
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ISBN: 9781846033643
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The Six Day War 1967: Jordan and Syria

Written by Simon Dunstan
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2009
Price: $21.95

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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Lion of Jordan
Lion of Jordan
Written by Avi Shlaim
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ISBN: 9781400078288
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Lion of Jordan
The Life of King Hussein in War and Peace
Written by Avi Shlaim


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: October 6, 2009
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The first major account of the life of an extraordinary soldier and statesman, King Hussein of Jordan.

Throughout his long reign (1953—1999), Hussein remained a dominant figure in Middle Eastern politics and a consistent proponent of peace with Israel. For over forty years he walked a tightrope between Palestinians and Arab radicals... Read more >
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44 Days
44 Days
Written by David Burnett, Contribution by Christiane Amanpour and John Kifner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781426205132
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44 Days
Iran and the Remaking of the World
Written by David Burnett
Contribution by Christiane Amanpour and John Kifner


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
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At a time when most Westerners fled the carnage in Iran, David Burnett was one of the few to stay and document the breathtakingly sudden fall of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in December 1978, and the chaotic political maneuvering that would culminate in the triumph of the Ayatollahs and the birth... Read more >
The Saint and the Sultan
The Saint and the Sultan
Written by Paul Moses
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ISBN: 9780307589514
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The Saint and the Sultan
The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi's Mission of Peace
Written by Paul Moses


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
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An intriguing examination of the extraordinary–and little known meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik Al-Kamil that has strong resonance in today's divided world.

For many of us, St. Francis of Assisi is known as a poor monk and a lover of animals. However, these images are sadly... Read more >
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The Saint and the Sultan
The Saint and the Sultan
Written by Paul Moses
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ISBN: 9780385523707
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The Saint and the Sultan
The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi's Mission of Peace
Written by Paul Moses


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
On Sale: September 29, 2009
Price: $26.00

An intriguing examination of the extraordinary–and little known meeting between St. Francis of Assisi and Islamic leader Sultan Malik Al-Kamil that has strong resonance in today's divided world.

For many of us, St. Francis of Assisi is known as a poor monk and a lover of animals. However, these images are sadly... Read more >
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The Dream Palace of the Arabs
The Dream Palace of the Arabs
Written by Fouad Ajami
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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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The Others
The Others
Written by Seba Al-Herz
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ISBN: 9781583228715
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The Others

Written by Seba Al-Herz


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $17.95

A best-selling book when it appeared in Arabic, The Others is a literary tour de force, offering a window into one of the most repressive societies in the world. Seba al-Herz tells the story of a nameless teenager at a girls' school in the heavily Shi'ite Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia... Read more >
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Parting the Desert
Parting the Desert
Written by Zachary Karabell
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ISBN: 9780307566072
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Parting the Desert
The Creation of the Suez Canal
Written by Zachary Karabell


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 26, 2009
Price: $13.99

Award-winning historian Zachary Karabell tells the epic story of the greatest engineering feat of the nineteenth century--the building of the Suez Canal-- and shows how it changed the world.

The dream was a waterway that would unite the East and the West, and the ambitious, energetic French diplomat and entrepreneur Ferdinand de... Read more >
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A Path Out of the Desert
A Path Out of the Desert
Written by Kenneth Pollack
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ISBN: 9780812976427
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A Path Out of the Desert
A Grand Strategy for America in the Middle East
Written by Kenneth Pollack


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
On Sale: August 25, 2009
Price: $18.00

The greatest danger to America’s peace and prosperity, notes leading Middle East policy analyst Kenneth M. Pollack, lies in the political repression, economic stagnation, and cultural conflict running rampant in Arab and Muslim nations. Pollack asserts that we must continue to make the Middle East a priority in our policy, but... Read more >
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The Boy from the Tower of the Moon
The Boy from the Tower of the Moon
Written by Anwar Accawi
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ISBN: 9780807070123
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The Boy from the Tower of the Moon

Written by Anwar Accawi


Format: Trade Paperback, 190 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2009
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It is the story of Anwar Accawi's spiritual development in a subsistence farming village and his community's dramatic encounters with the modern world and Western culture. In his fond and beautifully crafted reminiscences of his family, the rituals of life in their complete and insulated ecosystem, and the characters who populate... Read more >
City of Widows
City of Widows
Written by Haifa Zangana
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ISBN: 9781583228609
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City of Widows
An Iraqi Woman's Account of War and Resistance
Written by Haifa Zangana


Format: Trade Paperback, 190 pages
On Sale: June 2, 2009
Price: $12.95

In City of Widows, Haifa Zangana tells the story of her country, from the early twentieth century through the US-UK invasion and the current occupation. She brings to light a sense of Iraq as a society mainly of secularists who have been denied, through years of sanctions, war, and occupation, a... Read more >
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Peace Be Upon You
Peace Be Upon You
Written by Zachary Karabell
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ISBN: 9780307541147
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Peace Be Upon You
Fourteen Centuries of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Conflict and Cooperation
Written by Zachary Karabell


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

In a narrative that is at once thoughtful and passionate, hopeful but without illusions, award-winning historian Zachary Karabell reveals the history of peaceful coexistence among Muslims, Christians, and Jews over the course of fourteen centuries until the present-day.

The harsh reality of religious conflict is daily news, and the rising tensions between... Read more >
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