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Sassanian Elite Cavalry AD 224-642
Sassanian Elite Cavalry AD 224-642
Written by Kaveh Farrokh, Illustrated by Angus McBride
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781841767130
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Sassanian Elite Cavalry AD 224-642

Written by Kaveh Farrokh
Illustrated by Angus McBride


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: July 13, 2005
Price: $18.95

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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The Arab-Israeli Wars
The Arab-Israeli Wars
Written by Chaim Herzog and Shlomo Gazit
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400079636
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The Arab-Israeli Wars
War and Peace in the Middle East
Written by Chaim Herzog and Shlomo Gazit


Format: Trade Paperback, 558 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2005
Price: $18.95

Now in its third edition, this classic study has been updated for the first time in more than twenty years.

Chaim Herzog, former President of Israel, was involved in every conflict involving Israel and its Arab neighbors from before the 1948 War of Independence. The Arab-Israeli Wars is Herzog’s acclaimed history of... Read more >
DESERT QUEEN
DESERT QUEEN
Written by Janet Wallach
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096190
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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


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: July 12, 2005
Price: $17.00

Turning away from the privileged world of the "eminent Victorians," Gertrude Bell (1868—1926) explored, mapped, and excavated the world of the Arabs. Recruited by British intelligence during World War I, she played a crucial role in obtaining the loyalty of Arab leaders, and her connections and information provided the brains to... Read more >
Infidels
Infidels
Written by Andrew Wheatcroft
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812972399
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Infidels
A History of the Conflict Between Christendom and Islam
Written by Andrew Wheatcroft


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $15.95

Here is the first panoptic history of the long struggle between the Christian West and Islam.

In this dazzlingly written, acutely nuanced account, Andrew Wheatcroft tracks a deep fault line of animosity between civilizations. He begins with a stunning account of the Battle of Lepanto in 1571, then turns to the main... Read more >
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Love & War in Afghanistan
Love & War in Afghanistan
Written by Alex Klaits and Gulchin Gulmamadova-Klaits
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583226759
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Love & War in Afghanistan

Written by Alex Klaits and Gulchin Gulmamadova-Klaits


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 3, 2005
Price: $26.95

Love and War in Afghanistan presents true stories of fourteen ordinary men and women living in Northern Afghanistan. In a quarter-century of uninterrupted war, the people of Afghanistan have endured foreign invasions, ethnic strife, a fundamentalist Islamic totalitarian regime, and the unending crossfire of rival warlord factions. The country remains an... Read more >
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Resurrecting Empire
Resurrecting Empire
Written by Rashid Khalidi
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807002353
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Resurrecting Empire
Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East
Written by Rashid Khalidi


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2005
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 Kemalists
The Kemalists
Written by Kaylan Muammar
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591022824
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The Kemalists
Islamic Revival And The Fate Of Secular Turkey
Written by Kaylan Muammar


Format: Hardcover, 482 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2005
Price: $28.99

A sprawling land with a fascinating, diverse, and ancient heritage, Turkey is literally at the crossroads of East and West. Sitting astride the Bosporus, which bridges Asia and Europe, modern Turkey maintains a precarious balancing act between Western secularism and orthodox Islamic revival. Now as Turkey prepares to enter the European... Read more >
Raid on the Sun
Raid on the Sun
Written by Rodger Claire
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767914253
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Raid on the Sun
Inside Israel's Secret Campaign that Denied Saddam the Bomb
Written by Rodger Claire


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2005
Price: $15.99

The first authorized inside account of one of the most daring—and successful—military operations in recent history

From the earliest days of his dictatorship, Saddam Hussein had vowed to destroy Israel. So when France sold Iraq a top-of-the-line nuclear reactor in 1975, the Israelis were justifiably concerned—especially when they discovered that Iraqi scientists... Read more >
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