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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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Culture and Imperialism
Culture and Imperialism
by Edward W Said
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The Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads and Modernity
The Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads and Modernity
by Tariq Ali
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The inviolability of the American mainland, breached on 9/11/2001 for the first time since 1812, led to extravagant proclamations by the pundits. It was a sudden menace confronting the twenty-first century, an event of unprecedented dimensions, a new... (read more)

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From Beirut to Jerusalem: Updated with a New Chapter
From Beirut to Jerusalem: Updated with a New Chapter
by Thomas L Friedman
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Winner of the 1989 National Book Award for nonfiction, this extraordinary bestseller is still the most incisive, thought-provoking book ever written about the Middle East. Thomas L. Friedman, twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting,... (read more)

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Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America's Enemies
Unintended Consequences: How War in Iraq Strengthened America's Enemies
by Peter W Galbraith
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Called by New York Times columnist David Brooks the "smartest and most devastating" critic of President George W. Bush's Iraq policies, Peter Galbraith was the earliest expert to describe Iraq's breakup into religious and ethnic entities, a reality now... (read more)

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Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East
Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East
by Rashid Khalidi
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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... (read more)

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Revenge: A Story of Hope
Revenge: A Story of Hope
by Laura Blumenfeld
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Laura Blumenfeld's father was shot in Jerusalem in 1986 by a member of a rebel faction of the PLO responsible for attacks on several tourists. Her father survived, but Blumenfeld's desire for revenge haunted her. This is her story -- and a fascinating... (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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Telepopulism: Media and Politics in Israel
Telepopulism: Media and Politics in Israel
by Yoram Peri
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Two revolutions occurred in Israel in the last decade of the twentieth century. The first was in the field of communications and the second was in politics. Telepopulism describes the political and cultural processes that took place in Israel during the... (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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Jerusalem 1913: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Jerusalem 1913: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict
by Amy Dockser Marcus
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A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter examines the true history of the discord between Israel and Palestine with surprising results Though the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict have traditionally been traced to the British Mandate (1920-1948) that ended... (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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Israel in the World: Changing Lives Through Innovation
Israel in the World: Changing Lives Through Innovation
by Helen Davis
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This colorful volume takes an in-depth look at a remarkable achievement: how one small and very young country has successfully become one of the world's technological leaders. From agriculture to medicine, Israel stands right at the forefront 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 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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Iranian-born scholar Vali Nasr has become one of America's leading commentators on current events in the Middle East, admired and welcomed by both media and government for his "concise and coherent" analysis (, front-page profile). In this "remarkable... (read more)

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The Wind in My Hair
The Wind in My Hair
by Salwa Salem
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The Wind in My Hair is the memoir of Salwa Salem, who was just eight years old when she and many other Palestinians were uprooted by the Zionists in al-Nakba. After the family fled, she spent the rest of her life in exile: in Damascus, Kuwait, Vienna... (read more)

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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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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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Inside Lebanon: Journey to a Shattered Land with Noam and Carol Chomsky
Inside Lebanon: Journey to a Shattered Land with Noam and Carol Chomsky
by Noam Chomsky
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This prescient and timely book documents Noam Chomsky's visit to Lebanon, in May 2006, to lecture on U.S. imperialism and the imminent crises facing the Middle East—two months before Israel orchestrated major military campaigns against Lebanon... (read more)

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