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Unthinkable: Iran, the Bomb, and American Strategy
Unthinkable: Iran, the Bomb, and American Strategy
by Kenneth Pollack
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The world’s foremost expert on Middle Eastern relations explains Iran’s current nuclear potential and what America can do about it: “Engrossing…If Congress gets a vote on going to war with Iran, let’s hope that this book is... (read more)

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Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East
by Scott Anderson
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A thrilling and revelatory narrative of one of the most epic and consequential periods in 20th century history — the Arab Revolt, and the secret game to control the Middle East. The Arab Revolt against the Turks in World War One was, in the words... (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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Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village
Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village
by Elizabeth Wa Fernea
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A delightful, well-written, and vastly informative ethnographic study, this is an account of Fernea's two-year stay in a tiny rural village in Iraq, where she assumed the dress and sheltered life of a harem woman.... (read more)

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After the Sheikhs: The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies
After the Sheikhs: The Coming Collapse of the Gulf Monarchies
by Christopher Davidson
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The Gulf monarchies (Saudi Arabia and its five smaller neighbours: the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, and Bahrain) have long been governed by highly autocratic and seemingly anachronistic regimes. Yet despite bloody conflicts on their... (read more)

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The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
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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Once Upon a Country: A Palestinian Life
Once Upon a Country: A Palestinian Life
by Sari Nusseibeh
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A New York Times Book Review Editors Choice A teacher, a scholar, a philosopher, and an eyewitness to history, Sari Nusseibeh is one of our most urgent and articulate authorities on the conflict in the Middle East. From his time teaching side by side... (read more)

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom
Seven Pillars of Wisdom
by T E Lawrence
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The World Literature series reproduces the greatest books the world over with only the highest production standards. History, philosophy, psychology, political theory, fiction, and ancient texts are now accessible to everyone at an extremely affordable... (read more)

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Travels with a Tangerine: From Morocco to Turkey in the Footsteps of Islam's Greatest Traveler
Travels with a Tangerine: From Morocco to Turkey in the Footsteps of Islam's Greatest Traveler
by Tim Mackintosh Smith
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In 1325, the great Arab traveler Ibn Battutah set out from his native Tangier in North Africa on pilgrimage to Mecca. By the time he returned nearly thirty years later, he had seen most of the known world, covering three times the distance allegedly... (read more)

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Princess Sultana's Daughters
Princess Sultana's Daughters
by Jean Sasson
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Reader's of Princess Sultana's true story, Princess, were gripped by her powerful indictment of women's lives behind the veil within the royal family of Saudi Arabia. Now, the princess and Jean Sasson turn the spotlight on Sultana's two teenage daughters,... (read more)

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Not Even My Name
Not Even My Name
by Thea Halo
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Not Even My Name is a rare eyewitness account of the horrors of a little-known, often denied genocide, in which hundreds of thousands of Armenian and Pontic Greek minorities in Turkey were killed during and after World War I. As told by Sano Halo to her... (read more)

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A Hundred and One Days
A Hundred and One Days
by Asne Seierstad
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Insightful account of the Iraq war, a city under seige and a fascinating portrait of the life of a foreign correspondent. Seierstad is the bestselling author of "The Bookseller Of Kabul".... (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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Princess Sultana's Circle
Princess Sultana's Circle
by Jean Sasson
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With Princess Sultana's Circle, the extraordinary story of Princess Sultana continues. The forced marriage of Sultana's niece to a cruel and depraved older man, and Sultana's discovery of the harem of sex slaves kept by a royal cousin, makes this brave... (read more)

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The Israel-Palestine Conflict: One Hundred Years of War
The Israel-Palestine Conflict: One Hundred Years of War
by James L Gelvin
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The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians has lasted over a century. James L. Gelvin's account of that conflict, from the first glimmerings of national consciousness among Jews and Ottoman Palestinians to the present, offers a compelling, accessible... (read more)

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Camelia: Save Yourself by Telling the Truth-A Memoir of Iran
Camelia: Save Yourself by Telling the Truth-A Memoir of Iran
by Camel Entekhabifard
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Camelia Entekhabifard was six years old in 1979 when the shah of Iran was overthrown by revolutionary supporters of the Ayatollah Khomeini. By the age of sixteen, Camelia was a nationally celebrated poet, and at eighteen she was one of the youngest... (read more)

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A shimmering evocation, by turns intimate and panoramic, of one of the world's great cities, by its foremost writer. Orhan Pamuk was born in Istanbul and still lives in the family apartment building where his mother first held him in her arms. His... (read more)

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Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East
Six Days of War: June 1967 and the Making of the Modern Middle East
by Michael B Oren
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Though it lasted for only six tense days in June, the 1967 Arab-Israeli war never really ended. Every crisis that has ripped through this region in the ensuing decades, from the Yom Kippur War of 1973 to the ongoing intifada, is a direct consequence of... (read more)

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Righteous Victims
Righteous Victims
by Benny Morris
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“The most sophisticated and nuanced account of the Zionist-Arab conflict.”-The New York Times Book Review “A very rich account.... Defies sweeping generalizations about the conflict and facile attribution of moral responsibility to any... (read more)

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The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response
The Burning Tigris: The Armenian Genocide and America's Response
by Peter Balakian
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [441]-453) and index.... (read more)

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