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History -Middle East

1177 B.C. : Year Civilization Collapsed: Revised and Updated

From acclaimed archaeologist and bestselling author Eric Cline, a breathtaking account of how the collapse of an ancient civilised world ushered in the first Dark Ages In 1177 B.C., marauding gr..

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Allenby: Making the Modern Middle East

Edmund Allenby, Viscount Allenby of Megiddo and Felixstowe, as he became later, was the principal British military figure in the Middle East from 1917 to 1919. He fulfilled a similar proconsular role ..

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Belonging: The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE SELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 BY THE DAILY TELEGRAPH, MAIL ON SUNDAY AND OBSERVER Belonging is a magnificent cultural history abundantly al..

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Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017

Ever since the Ottoman Empire was defeated and British colonial rule began in 1917, Jews and Arabs have struggled for control of the Holy Land. Israel's independence in 1948 in the wake of the Holocau..

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God's Shadow: The Ottoman Sultan Who Shaped the Modern World

The Ottoman Empire was a hub of flourishing intellectual fervor, geopolitical power, and enlightened pluralistic rule. At the helm of its ascent was the omnipotent Sultan Selim I (1470-1520), who, wit..

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Going Home: A Walk Through Fifty Years of Occupation

In Going Home, Orwell Prize winning author Raja Shehadeh travels Ramallah and records the changing face of the city. Walking along the streets he grew up in, he tells the stories of the people, the re..

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History of the Middle East: 5th Edition, A

Over the centuries the Middle East has confounded the dreams of conquerors and peacemakers alike. This now-classic book, fully updated to 2009, follows the historic struggles of the region over the la..

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Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization

Islamic civilization was once the envy of the world. From a succession of glittering, cosmopolitan capitals, Islamic empires lorded it over the Middle East, North Africa, Central Asia and swathes of t..

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Once Upon a Time in Iraq

In war, there is no easy victory. When troops invaded Iraq in 2003 to topple Saddam Hussein's regime, most people expected an easy victory. Instead, the gamble we took was a grave mistake, and it..

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One Day in August: Ian Fleming, Enigma, and the Deadly Raid on Dieppe

In less than six hours in August 1942, nearly 1,000 British, Canadian and American commandos died in the French port of Dieppe in an operation that for decades seemed to have no real purpose. Was it a..

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Palestine: A Four Thousand Year History

This rich and magisterial work traces Palestine's millennia-old heritage, uncovering cultures and societies of astounding depth and complexity that stretch back to the very beginnings of recorded hist..

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Plowshares into Swords: From Zionism to Israel

In this authoritative text, Arno J. Mayer traces the thinkers, leaders and shifting geopolitical contexts that shaped the founding and onward development of the Israeli state. He recovers for posterit..

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Queens of Jerusalem: The Women Who Dared to Rule

In 1187 Saladin's armies besieged the holy city of Jerusalem. He had previously annihilated Jerusalem's army at the battle of Hattin, and behind the city's high walls a last-ditch defence was being le..

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State at Any Cost: The Life of David Ben-Gurion, A

A biography of Israel's most iconic and controversial statesman. 'Tom Segev's meticulously researched and most elegantly written new biography of David Ben-Gurion is a must for anybody interes..

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Story of the Jews: Finding the Words (1000 BCE - 1492)

It is a story like no other: an epic of endurance against destruction, of creativity in oppression, joy amidst grief, the affirmation of life against the odds. It spans the millennia and the continent..

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Syria's Secret Library: The true story of how a besieged Syrian town found hope

'Hugely inspiring . . . A unique tribute to the power of books and the unquenchable human spirit' MICHAEL PALIN 'An inspiring read - humanity at its best' DAVID NOTT, author of War Doctor ..

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Vision or Mirage: Saudi Arabia at the Crossroads

'Clear-eyed and illuminating' Henry Kissinger 'A rich, superbly researched, balanced history of the modern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia' General David Petraeus 'Destined to be the best sing..

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Voices of a Massacre: Untold Stories of Life and Death in Iran, 1988

In July 1988, the Islamic Republic of Iran agreed to bring an end to the brutal eight-year war with Iraq. Over the next two months, under the orders of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khomeini, political pri..

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What the West is Getting Wrong about the Middle East: Why Islam is Not the Problem

The West's actions in the Middle East are based on a fundamental misunderstanding: political Islam is repeatedly assumed to be the main cause of conflict and unrest in the region. The idea that we can..

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World Beneath the Sands, A

What could be more exciting, more exotic or more intrepid than digging in the sands of Egypt in the hope of discovering golden treasures from the age of the pharaohs? Our fascination with ancien..

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