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Edward Said Reader (00 Edition)
Edward Said Reader (00 Edition)
by Edward Said
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Edward Said, the renowned literary and cultural critic and passionately engaged intellectual, is one of our era's most formidable, provocative, and important thinkers.  For more than three decades his books, which include Culture and... (read more)

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America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East
America's Great Game: The CIA's Secret Arabists and the Shaping of the Modern Middle East
by Hugh Wilford
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From the 9/11 attacks to waterboarding to drone strikes, relations between the United States and the Middle East seem caught in a downward spiral. And all too often, the Central Intelligence Agency has made the situation worse. But this crisis was not a... (read more)

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Istanbul: Memories and the City
Istanbul: Memories and the City
by Orhan Pamuk
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Weaving history with observations of people, places, and art, Pamuk shows Istanbul's transformation from the seat of faded imperial glory to the capital of a modern nation at the dizzying crossroads of East and West.... (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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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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Behind the Veil of Vice
Behind the Veil of Vice
by John Bradley
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The Middle East has long been something of a mystery to Westerners, and in particular, the sexual mores of the region continue to fascinate. Arabs are often described as being in a state of Islam-induced sexual anxiety and young Muslims frustrations are... (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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Assassins of the Turquoise Palace
Assassins of the Turquoise Palace
by Roya Hakakian
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On the evening of September 17, 1992, eight leading members of the Iranian and Kurdish opposition had gathered at a little-known restaurant in Berlin when two darkly-clad men burst through the entrance. Within moments, the roar of a machine gun filled... (read more)

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Muqtada: Muqtada Al-Sadr, the Shia Revival, and the Struggle for Iraq
Muqtada: Muqtada Al-Sadr, the Shia Revival, and the Struggle for Iraq
by Patrick Cockburn
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Time magazine listed him as one of its "100 People Who Shape Our World." Newsweek featured him on its cover under the headline "How Al-Sadr May Control U.S. Fate in Iraq." Paul Bremer denounced him as a "Bolshevik Islamist" and ordered that he be... (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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A Path Out of the Desert: A Grand Strategy for America in the Middle East
A Path Out of the Desert: A Grand Strategy for America in the Middle East
by Kenneth Pollack
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The greatest danger to Americas peace and prosperity, notes leading Middle East policy analyst Kenneth M. Pollack, lies in the political repression, economic stagnation, and cultural conflict running rampant in Arab and Muslim nations. Pollack asserts... (read more)

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The Two Faces of Islam: Saudi Fundamentalism and Its Role in Terrorism
The Two Faces of Islam: Saudi Fundamentalism and Its Role in Terrorism
by Stephen Schwartz
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An expose on America's profound ignorance on Islam.... (read more)

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Faith Misplaced: The Broken Promise of U.S.-Arab Relations: 1820-2001
Faith Misplaced: The Broken Promise of U.S.-Arab Relations: 1820-2001
by Ussama Makdisi
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In this riveting account of U.S.-Arab relations, award-winning author Ussama Makdisi explores why Arabs once had a favorable view of America and why they no longer do. Firmly rejecting the spurious notion of a civilizational clash between Islam and the... (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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The Shared Well: A Concise Guide to Relations Between Islam and the West
The Shared Well: A Concise Guide to Relations Between Islam and the West
by Robert Van De Weyer
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An attempt to establish harmony among religions and cultures after September 11... (read more)

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The Myths of Zionism
The Myths of Zionism
by John Rose
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This is a controversial book. It is a critical account of the historical, political and cultural roots of Zionism. John Rose shows how this powerful political force is based in mythology; ancient, medieval and modern. Many of these stories, as with other... (read more)

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