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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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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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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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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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America's Kingdom
America's Kingdom
Written by Robert Vitalis
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ISBN: 9781844673131
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America's Kingdom
Mythmaking on the Saudi Oil Frontier
Written by Robert Vitalis


Format: Trade Paperback, 354 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2009
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Now newly updated, America’s Kingdom debunks the many myths that now surround the United States’s special relationship with Saudi Arabia, also known as “the deal”: oil for security. Exploding the long-established myth that the Arabian American Oil Company, Aramco, made miracles happen in the desert, Robert Vitalis shows how oil led... Read more >
Sowing Crisis
The Cold War and American Dominance in the Middle East
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 1, 2009
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 Much Too Promised Land
The Much Too Promised Land
Written by Aaron David Miller
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ISBN: 9780553384147
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The Much Too Promised Land
America's Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace
Written by Aaron David Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2008
Price: $17.00


For nearly twenty years, Aaron David Miller has played a central role in U.S. efforts to broker Arab-Israeli peace as an advisor to presidents, secretaries of state, and national security advisors. Without partisanship or finger-pointing, Miller records what went right, what went wrong, and how we got where we are today... Read more >
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Soldiers of God
Soldiers of God
Written by Robert D. Kaplan
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ISBN: 9780307546982
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Soldiers of God
With Islamic Warriors in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Written by Robert D. Kaplan


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 24, 2008
Price: $13.99

First time in paperback, with a new Introduction and final chapter

World affairs expert and intrepid travel journalist Robert D. Kaplan braved the dangers of war-ravaged Afghanistan in the 1980s, living among the mujahidin—the “soldiers of god”—whose unwavering devotion to Islam fueled their mission to oust the formidable Soviet invaders. In... Read more >
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I Saw Ramallah
I Saw Ramallah
Written by Mourid Barghouti, Introduction by Edward W. Said
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ISBN: 9780307486141
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I Saw Ramallah

Written by Mourid Barghouti
Introduction by Edward W. Said


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $11.99

Winner of the prestigious Naguib Mahfouz Medal, this fierce and moving work is an unparalleled rendering of the human aspects of the Palestinian predicament.

Barred from his homeland after 1967’s Six-Day War, the poet Mourid Barghouti spent thirty years in exile—shuttling among the world’s cities, yet secure in none of them; separated... Read more >
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The Siege of Mecca
The Siege of Mecca
Written by Yaroslav Trofimov
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ISBN: 9780307277732
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The Siege of Mecca
The 1979 Uprising at Islam's Holiest Shrine
Written by Yaroslav Trofimov


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $14.95

In The Siege of Mecca, acclaimed journalist Yaroslav Trofimov pulls back the curtain on a thrilling, pivotal, and overlooked episode of modern history, examining its repercussions on the Middle East and the world.On November 20, 1979, worldwide attention was focused on Tehran, where the Iranian hostage crisis was entering its third... Read more >
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The Siege of Mecca
The Siege of Mecca
Written by Yaroslav Trofimov
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ISBN: 9780307472908
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The Siege of Mecca
The 1979 Uprising at Islam's Holiest Shrine
Written by Yaroslav Trofimov


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 9, 2008
Price: $11.99

In The Siege of Mecca, acclaimed journalist Yaroslav Trofimov pulls back the curtain on a thrilling, pivotal, and overlooked episode of modern history, examining its repercussions on the Middle East and the world.On November 20, 1979, worldwide attention was focused on Tehran, where the Iranian hostage crisis was entering its third... Read more >
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Victory For Us Is to See You Suffer
Victory For Us Is to See You Suffer
Written by Philip Winslow
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ISBN: 9780807069073
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Victory For Us Is to See You Suffer
In the West Bank with the Palestinians and the Israelis
Written by Philip Winslow


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: September 1, 2008
Price: $16.00

During the second Palestinian intifada, Philip C. Winslow worked in the West Bank with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), driving up to 600 miles a week in the occupied territory. He returned to the region in 2006. In this book, Winslow captures the daily struggles, desperation, and anger... Read more >
Lost History
Lost History
Written by Michael H. Morgan
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426202803
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Lost History
The Enduring Legacy of Muslim Scientists, Thinkers, and Artists
Written by Michael H. Morgan


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2008
Price: $15.95

In an era when the relationship between Islam and the West seems mainly defined by mistrust and misunderstanding, it is important to remember that for centuries Muslim civilization was the envy of the world. Lost History fills a significant void and is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the major... Read more >
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Saracen Strongholds AD 630-1050
Saracen Strongholds AD 630-1050
Written by David Nicolle, Illustrated by Adam Hook
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ISBN: 9781846031151
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Saracen Strongholds AD 630-1050
The Middle East and Central Asia
Written by David Nicolle
Illustrated by Adam Hook


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2008
Price: $18.95

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 Much Too Promised Land
The Much Too Promised Land
Written by Aaron David Miller
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ISBN: 9780553904741
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The Much Too Promised Land
America's Elusive Search for Arab-Israeli Peace
Written by Aaron David Miller


Format: eBook, 250 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2008
Price: $13.99

For nearly twenty years, Aaron David Miller has played a central role in U.S. efforts to broker Arab-Israeli peace. His position as an advisor to presidents, secretaries of state, and national security advisors has given him a unique perspective on a problem that American leaders have wrestled with for more than... Read more >
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Peace Be Upon You
Peace Be Upon You
Written by Zachary Karabell
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ISBN: 9781400079216
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Peace Be Upon You
Fourteen Centuries of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish Conflict and Cooperation
Written by Zachary Karabell


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $16.95

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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Blood & Oil
Blood & Oil
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian
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ISBN: 9780307430717
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Blood & Oil
A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah
Written by Manucher Farmanfarmaian and Roxane Farmanfarmaian


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

PEN/West Award Finalist


"        Told with energy, perception and great charm. . . . For anyone who wants     to . . . gain insight into the great cultural and political richness of Iran, past, present and future, this book is a marvelous introduction."        
--Fred Halliday, Los Angeles Times

Iran was the first country in the... Read more >
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Dreamland
Dreamland
Written by Howard M. Sachar
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ISBN: 9780307425676
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Dreamland
Europeans and Jews in the Aftermath of the Great War
Written by Howard M. Sachar


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

By the end of World War I, in November 1918, Europe’s old authoritarian empires had fallen, and new and seemingly democratic governments were rising from the debris. As successor states found their place on the map, many hoped that a more liberal Europe would emerge. But this post-war idealism all too... Read more >
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The End of the Peace Process
The End of the Peace Process
Written by Edward W. Said
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ISBN: 9780307428523
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The End of the Peace Process
Oslo and After
Written by Edward W. Said


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

     Soon after the Oslo accords were signed in September 1993 by Israel and Palestinian Liberation Organization, Edward Said predicted that they could not lead to real peace.  In these essays, most written for Arab and European newspapers, Said uncovers the political mechanism that advertises reconciliation in the Middle East while keeping...

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From Oslo to Iraq and the Road Map
From Oslo to Iraq and the Road Map
Written by Edward W. Said
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ISBN: 9780307425966
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From Oslo to Iraq and the Road Map
Essays
Written by Edward W. Said


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

In his final book, completed just before his death, Edward W. Said offers impassioned pleas for the beleaguered Palestinian cause from one of its most eloquent spokesmen. These essays, which originally appeared in Cairo’s Al-Ahram Weekly, London’s Al-Hayat, and the London Review of Books, take us from the Oslo Accords through... Read more >
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The Great War for Civilisation
The Great War for Civilisation
Written by Robert Fisk
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ISBN: 9780307428714
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The Great War for Civilisation
The Conquest of the Middle East
Written by Robert Fisk


Format: eBook, 1136 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $17.99

A sweeping and dramatic history of the last half century of conflict in the Middle East from an award-winning journalist who has covered the region for over thirty years, The Great War for Civilisation unflinchingly chronicles the tragedy of the region from the Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revolution; from... Read more >
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In Search of Zarathustra
In Search of Zarathustra
Written by Paul Kriwaczek
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ISBN: 9780307426352
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In Search of Zarathustra
Across Iran and Central Asia to Find the World's First Prophet
Written by Paul Kriwaczek


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Long before the first Hebrew temple, before the birth of Christ or the mission of Muhammad, there lived in Persia a prophet to whom we owe the ideas of a single god, the cosmic struggle between good and evil, and the Apocalypse. His name was Zarathustra, and his teachings eventually held... Read more >
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Islam
Islam
Written by Karen Armstrong
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ISBN: 9780307431318
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Islam
A Short History
Written by Karen Armstrong


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

No religion in the modern world is as feared and misunderstood as Islam. It haunts the popular Western imagination as an extreme faith that promotes authoritarian government, female oppression, civil war, and terrorism. Karen Armstrong's short history offers a vital corrective to this narrow view. The distillation of years of thinking... Read more >
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A Middle East Mosaic
A Middle East Mosaic
Written by Bernard Lewis
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ISBN: 9780307430427
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A Middle East Mosaic
Fragments of Life, Letters and History
Written by Bernard Lewis


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

In times of war and in peace, from the earliest days of the Roman Empire to our own, Westerners have journeyed to the lands of the middle east, bringing back accounts of their adventures and impressions. Yet it was never a one way exchange. From the first Arab embassy to the... Read more >
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Power, Politics, and Culture
Power, Politics, and Culture
Written by Edward W. Said
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ISBN: 9780307427304
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Power, Politics, and Culture

Written by Edward W. Said


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

Edward Said has long been considered one of the world’s most compelling public intellectuals, taking on a remarkable array of topics with his many publications. But no single book has encompassed the vast scope of his stimulating erudition quite like Power, Politics, and Culture, a collection of interviews from the last... Read more >
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Storm from the East
Storm from the East
Written by Milton Viorst
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ISBN: 9780307431851
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Storm from the East
The Struggle Between the Arab World and the Christian West
Written by Milton Viorst


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

America’s engagement with the Arab world stretches back far beyond the Iraq wars. According to Milton Viorst, the current conflict is simply the latest round in a 1,400-year struggle between Christianity and Islam, in which the United States became a participant only in the last century.

Today, the Bush Doctrine aims to... Read more >
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