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History -Middle East

Accursed Tower: The Crusaders' Last Battle for the Holy Land

The city of Acre, powerfully fortified and richly provisioned, was the last crusader stronghold. When it fell in 1291, two hundred years of Christian crusading in the Holy Land came to a bloody end. W..

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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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Burning Forest: India's War Against the Maoists

The Burning Forest is an empathetic, moving account of what drives indigenous peasants to support armed struggle despite severe state repression, including lives lost, homes and communities destroyed...

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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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More Noble Than War: The Story of Football in Israel and Palestine

By turns tragic and uplifting, MORE NOBLE THAN WAR is the history of Israel and Palestine through the lens of the world's most popular sport, football. Football has never been apolitical. 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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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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