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Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books
by Azar Nafisi
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Every Thursday morning for two years in the Islamic Republic of Iran, a bold and inspired teacher named Azar Nafisi secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. As Islamic morality squads staged... (read more)

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Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women
by Geraldine Brooks
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The Arabs in History
The Arabs in History
by Bernard Lewis
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Now brought completely up to date, this classic study by one of the world's premier historians of the Middle East considers the achievement of the Arab peoples and their place in world history, from pre-Islamic times to the present-day. In a concise and... (read more)

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Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone (Vintage)
Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone (Vintage)
by Raji Chandrasekaran
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Not to be lost amid the many books on Iraq, Rajiv Chandrasekaran, former Baghdad bureau chief for the Washington Post, gives us a fascinating look at what life inside the Green Zone was like in the first year of post-Saddam Iraq. Here Chandrasekaranââ... (read more)

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Bible and Sword: England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour
Bible and Sword: England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour
by Barbara W Tuchman
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Barbara W. Tuchman (1912–1989) achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August—a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include Bible and Sword, The... (read more)

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Evil Cradling
Evil Cradling
by Brian Keenan
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Brian Keenan's release from captivity was the first ray of hope for those hostages held in the Middle East. He describes the plight of his fellow hostages with first-hand knowledge. The language he uses reflects his past efforts as a poet in describing... (read more)

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The Road to Democracy in Iran (Boston Review Books)
The Road to Democracy in Iran (Boston Review Books)
by Akbar Ganji
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Akbar Ganji, called by some Iran's most famous dissident, was a commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. But, troubled by the regime's repressive nature, he became an investigative journalist in the 1990s, writing for Iran's pro-democracy... (read more)

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What Went Wrong?: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response
What Went Wrong?: Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response
by Bernard Lewis
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For many centuries, the world of Islam was in the forefront of human achievement--the foremost military and economic power in the world, the leader in the arts and sciences of civilization. Christian Europe, a remote land beyond its northwestern frontier,... (read more)

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The Blood of Abraham: Insights Into the Middle East
The Blood of Abraham: Insights Into the Middle East
by Jimmy Carter
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In a new edition of this national bestseller, Carter demystifies the history of each of the nations that comprise the Middle East, the reasons for their different goals, and the nature of their prime concerns--and provides an enlightened and reconciling... (read more)

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This Heated Place: Encounters in the Promised Land
This Heated Place: Encounters in the Promised Land
by Deborah Campbell
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This Heated Place takes readers into twenty-first century Israel and the occupied territories. Deborah Campbell, a Canadian student at Tel Aviv University during the Gulf War, returns to the region after a ten-year absence, seeking insights into one of... (read more)

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The Secret History of the Iraq War
The Secret History of the Iraq War
by Yossef Bodansky
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In the months leading up to March 2003, fresh from its swift and heady victory in Afghanistan, the Bush administration mobilized the United States armed forces to overthrow the government of Iraq. Eight months after the president declared an end to major... (read more)

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The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror
The Crisis of Islam: Holy War and Unholy Terror
by Bernard Lewis
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In his first book since What Went Wrong? Bernard Lewis examines the historical roots of the resentments that dominate the Islamic world today and that are increasingly being expressed in acts of terrorism. He looks at the theological origins of political... (read more)

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The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future
The Shia Revival: How Conflicts Within Islam Will Shape the Future
by Vali Nasr
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Israel/Palestine: How to End the 1948 War (Seven Stories' Open Media)
Israel/Palestine: How to End the 1948 War (Seven Stories' Open Media)
by Tanya Reinhart
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In Israel/Palestine, Reinhart traces the development of the Security Barrier and Israels new doctrine of "disengagement," launched in response to a looming Palestinian-majority population. Examining the official record of recent diplomacy, including... (read more)

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Banking on Baghdad
Banking on Baghdad
by Edwin Black
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In Banking on Baghdad, New York Times and international bestselling author Edwin Black chronicles the dramatic and tragic history of a land long the center of world commerce and conflict. Tracing the involvement of Western governments and militaries, as... (read more)

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Politicide: Ariel Sharon's War Against the Palestinians
Politicide: Ariel Sharon's War Against the Palestinians
by Baruch Kimmerling
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Ariel Sharon was one of the most experienced, shrewd and frightening leaders of the new millennium. Despite being found both directly and indirectly responsible for acts considered war crimes under international law, he became Prime Minister of Israel, a... (read more)

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The Iranians
The Iranians
by Sandra Mackey
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The Iranians explores Iran in the context of its old and complex culture, for throughout its history Iran has struggled with two warring identities-one evolving from the values, social organization, and arts of ancient Persia, the other from Islam. By... (read more)

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Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics
Contemporary Iran: Economy, Society, Politics
by Ali Gheissari
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Iran is a key player in some of the most crucial issues of our time. But because of its relative diplomatic isolation and the partisan nature of conflicting accounts voiced by different interest groups both inside and outside the country, there is a... (read more)

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Iraq since 1958 : from revolution to dictatorship.
Iraq since 1958 : from revolution to dictatorship.
by Mar Farouk Sluglett
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Iraq Since 1958 is the definitive political history of modern Iraq from the fall of the Hashemite monarchy until today. As the world prepares for war, it provides a critical analysis of those issues that have dominated Iraqi affairs over the last half... (read more)

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Shattered Dreams: The Failure of the Peace Process in the Middle East, 1995-2002
Shattered Dreams: The Failure of the Peace Process in the Middle East, 1995-2002
by Charles Enderlin
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For the Clinton administration, it was a goal of historic magnitude: resolving the long, bitter conflict in the Middle East. After years of searching for ways to end the bloodshed, at last there came a moment when it seemed peace was near...And yet... (read more)

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