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The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad
The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad
by Benson Bobrick
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The Caliph’s Splendor is a revelation: a history of a civilization we barely know that had a profound effect on our own culture. While the West declined following the collapse of the Roman Empire, a new Arab civilization arose to the east, reaching... (read more)

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I Killed Scheherazade: Confessions of an Angry Arab Woman
I Killed Scheherazade: Confessions of an Angry Arab Woman
by Joumana Haddad
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Joumana Haddad is angry. She finds the Wests portrayal of Arab women appalling and the image projected by many Middle Eastern women infuriating. “Being an Arab today means you need to be a hypocrite,” Haddad boldly states. “We constantly... (read more)

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The Arab Uprising: The Unfinished Revolutions of the New Middle East
The Arab Uprising: The Unfinished Revolutions of the New Middle East
by Marc Lynch
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Barely a year after the self-immolation of a young fruit seller in Tunisia, a vast wave of popular protest has convulsed the Middle East, overthrowing long-ruling dictators and transforming the region’s politics almost beyond recognition. But the... (read more)

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Beware of Small States: Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East
Beware of Small States: Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East
by David Hirst
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In this magisterial history of Lebanon, from the end of Ottoman rule to the Hezbollah and Hamas wars of today, acclaimed and fiercely independent Middle East journalist and historian David Hirst charts the interplay between a uniquely complex country and... (read more)

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Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation
Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation
by Adel Iskandar
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"Edward Said was an intellectual with a passion for justice and he allowed nothing to deter him in its pursuit. Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation reflects this."—Archbishop Desmond Tutu "Edward Said was the great public... (read more)

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A Quiet Revolution: The First Palestinian Intifada and Nonviolent Resistance
A Quiet Revolution: The First Palestinian Intifada and Nonviolent Resistance
by Mary King
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Mary Elizabeth King is an expert on Nonviolent Political Strategies and worked alongside Martin Luther King, Jr. as a student. She is a Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at the University for Peace of the UN, and a Distinguished Scholar at the... (read more)

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Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt and Syria (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and Cultures)
Adaptable Autocrats: Regime Power in Egypt and Syria (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies and Cultures)
by Joshua Stacher
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The decades-long resilience of Middle Eastern regimes meant that few anticipated the 2011 Arab Spring. But from the seemingly rapid leadership turnovers in Tunisia and Egypt to the protracted stalemates in Yemen and Syria, there remains a common outcome:... (read more)

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Drinking Arak Off an Ayatollah's Beard: A Journey Through the Inside-Out Worlds of Iran and Afghanistan
Drinking Arak Off an Ayatollah's Beard: A Journey Through the Inside-Out Worlds of Iran and Afghanistan
by Nicholas Jubber
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An engrossing blend of travel writing and history, Drinking Arak off an Ayatollah’s Beard traces one man’s adventure-filled journey through today’s Iran, Afghanistan, and Central Asia, and describes his remarkable attempt to make sense... (read more)

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The New Arab Revolutions That Shook the World
The New Arab Revolutions That Shook the World
by Farhad Khosrokhavar
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Long considered overwhelmingly resilient, Arab authoritarian regimes havebegun to fall in surprising manner. While the future of governance in thesecountries is unclear, the new Arab movements, largely secular and youthful, reveal a vital and ambitious... (read more)

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From Dictatorship to Democracy: An Insider's Account of the Iraqi Opposition to Saddam
From Dictatorship to Democracy: An Insider's Account of the Iraqi Opposition to Saddam
by Hamid Al Bayati
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Today, Hamid al-Bayati serves as Iraqi ambassador to the United Nations. But for many years he lived in exile in London, where he worked with other opponents of Saddam Hussein's regime to make a democratic and pluralistic Iraq a reality. As former... (read more)

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The Harem: Inside the Grand Seraglio of the Turkish Sultans
The Harem: Inside the Grand Seraglio of the Turkish Sultans
by N M Penzer
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For nearly four centuries, the Ottoman sultans dwelt amid the secret splendors of Topkapi Palace. Access to the Grand Seraglio--which served as the empire's administrative, legislative, and judicial center and an academy of fine arts, as well as the... (read more)

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Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World
Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World
by Shereen El Feki
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**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... (read more)

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The Triumph of the Martyrs: A Reporter's Journey Into Occupied Iraq
The Triumph of the Martyrs: A Reporter's Journey Into Occupied Iraq
by Nir Rosen
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“Offers up a rare set of insights highly recommended for any military history collection.”—Midwest Book... (read more)

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The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life
The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life
by Roger Owen
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The monarchical presidential regimes that prevailed in the Arab world for so long looked as though they would last indefinitely--until events in Tunisia and Egypt made clear their time was up. The Rise and Fall of Arab Presidents for Life exposes for the... (read more)

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