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Lemon Tree : an Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East (06 Edition)
Lemon Tree : an Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East (06 Edition)
by Sandy Tolan
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In 1967, Bashir Al-Khayri, a Palestinian twenty-five-year-old, journeyed to Israel, with the goal of seeing the beloved old stone house, with the lemon tree behind it, that he and his family had fled nineteen years earlier. To his surprise, when he found... (read more)

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Orientalism
Orientalism
by Edward W Said
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The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs.... (read more)

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My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel
by Ari Shavit
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WINNER OF THE NATAN BOOK AWARD An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today. Not since Thomas L. Friedman’s groundbreaking From Beirut... (read more)

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A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East
A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East
by David Fromkin
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In a famous line toward the end of David Lean's magnificent Lawrence of Arabia, Prince Faisal tells Lawrence, "Young men make wars, and the virtues of war are the virtues of young men, courage and hope for the future. Then, old men make... (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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Culture and Imperialism
Culture and Imperialism
by Edward W Said
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In Culture and Imperialism, Edward Said's immense erudition and interpretive audacity are brought to bear on a variety of literatures, reanimating the terms of his title and discovering, in the process, how some of the most revered cultural productions... (read more)

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Jerusalem :one city, three faiths
Jerusalem :one city, three faiths
by Karen Armstrong
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With 8 pages of color photographs and 82 illustrations in text.... (read more)

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Guerrilla Leader: T. E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt
Guerrilla Leader: T. E. Lawrence and the Arab Revolt
by James J Schneider
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Reclaiming T. E. Lawrence from hype and legend, James J. Schneider offers a startling reexamination of this leader’s critical role in shaping the modern Middle East. Just how did this obscure British junior intelligence officer, unschooled in the... (read more)

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Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present
Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present
by Michael Oren
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This best-selling history is the first fully comprehensive history of America's involvement in the Middle East from George Washington to George W. Bush. As Niall Ferguson writes, "If you think America's entanglement in the Middle East began with... (read more)

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Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey From Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution
Daughter of Persia: A Woman's Journey From Her Father's Harem Through the Islamic Revolution
by Sattareh F Farmaian
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An intimate and honest chronicle of the everyday life of Iranian women over the past century “A lesson about the value of personal freedom and what happens to a nation when its people are denied the right to direct their own destiny. This is a book... (read more)

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Dangerous Knowledge: Orientalism and Its Discontents
Dangerous Knowledge: Orientalism and Its Discontents
by Robert Irwin
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An alternate history of the disparaged intellectual tradition of Orientalism explores how western scholars of Islamic culture came to be vilified as agents of European imperialism, in an account that profiles the intellectual and eccentric figures who... (read more)

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Iran : People Interrupted (08 Edition)
Iran : People Interrupted (08 Edition)
by Hamid Dabashi
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Praised by leading academics in the field as "extraordinary," "a brilliant analysis," "fresh, provocative and iconoclastic," Iran: A People Interrupted has distinguished itself as a major work that has single-handedly effected a revolution in the field... (read more)

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After Khomeini: Iran Under His Successors
After Khomeini: Iran Under His Successors
by Said Amir Arjomand
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For many Americans, Iran is our most dangerous enemy--part of George W. Bush's "axis of evil" even before the appearance of Ahmadinejad. But what is the reality? How did Ahmadinejad rise to power, and how much power does he really have? What are the... (read more)

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Convert (11 Edition)
Convert (11 Edition)
by Deborah Baker
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*A 2011 National Book Award Finalist* A spellbinding story of renunciation, conversion, and radicalism from Pulitzer Prize-finalist biographer Deborah Baker What drives a woman raised in a postwar New York City suburb to convert to Islam, abandon... (read more)

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Let the Swords Encircle Me: Iran: A Journey Behind the Headlines
Let the Swords Encircle Me: Iran: A Journey Behind the Headlines
by Scott Peterson
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NO OTHER COUNTRY SO DOMINATES THE HEADLINES: Iran is portrayed as a nuclear threat, a terrorist nation, a charter member of the Axis of Evil bent on the destruction of Israel. But behind those headlinesand#8212;and the fierce rhetoric of Iranand#8217;s... (read more)

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House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties
House of Bush, House of Saud: The Secret Relationship Between the World's Two Most Powerful Dynasties
by Craig Unger
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Newsbreaking and controversial -- an award-winning investigative journalist uncovers the thirty-year relationship between the Bush family and the House of Saud and explains its impact on American foreign policy, business, and national security. House of... (read more)

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph
Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph
by T E Lawrence
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Ataturk : the Biography of the Founder of Modern Turkey (99 Edition)
Ataturk : the Biography of the Founder of Modern Turkey (99 Edition)
by Andrew Mango
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [623]-633) and index.... (read more)

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The Iran Threat: President Ahmadinejad and the Coming Nuclear Crisis
The Iran Threat: President Ahmadinejad and the Coming Nuclear Crisis
by Alireza Jafarzadeh
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From the controversial expert who brought Iran's nuclear program to the attention of the world in 2002 comes a searing expose of the inner workings and plans of Iran's mullahs. With access to dissident groups inside Iran, Jafarzadeh traces President... (read more)

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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, Azar Nafisi, a bold and inspired teacher, secretly gathered seven of her most committed female students to read forbidden Western classics. Some came from conservative and religious... (read more)

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