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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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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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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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The Middle East
The Middle East
by Bernard Lewis
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In a sweeping and vivid survey, renowned historian Bernard Lewis charts the history of the Middle East over the last 2,000 years, from the birth of Christianity through the modern era, focusing on the successive transformations that have shaped it... (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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Communal Experience of the Kibbutz
Communal Experience of the Kibbutz
by Joseph R Blasi
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Joseph Blasidocuments and describes the workings of an existing kibbutz society to provide a model for Utopian thinking and clear up confusion con-cerning Utopian values. He details the history and development of Kibbutz Vatik (a pseudonym), providing a... (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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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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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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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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Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices
Son of Hamas: A Gripping Account of Terror, Betrayal, Political Intrigue, and Unthinkable Choices
by Mosab Hassan Yousef
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The oldest son of Sheikh Hassan Yousef, a founding member of Hamas, reveals new information about the world's most dangerous terrorist organization, unveils the truth about his own role in the organization, and explains his dangerous decision to make his... (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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The Modern Middle East: A Political History Since the First World War
The Modern Middle East: A Political History Since the First World War
by Mehran Kamrava
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Since it was first published in 2006, this concise overview of the making of the contemporary Middle East has become essential reading for students and general readers who want to gain a better understanding of this diverse region. Writing for a wide... (read more)

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The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq
The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq
by George Packer
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Named one of the Best Books of 2005 by The New York Times, The Washington Post Book World, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, The Los Angeles Times Book Review, The New York Times Book Review, USA Today, Time,... (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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Islam and Democracy in the Middle East (Journal of Democracy Book)
Islam and Democracy in the Middle East (Journal of Democracy Book)
by Larry Diamond
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Islam and Democracy in the Middle East provides a comprehensive assessment of the origins and staying power of Middle East autocracies, as well as a sober account of the struggles of state reformers and opposition forces to promote civil liberties... (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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