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- Oxford University Press, USA 1994; US$ 17.00
1. Sketches for a Historical Portrait. 2. The Impact of the West. 3. The Quest for Freedom. 4. Patriotism and Nationalism. 5. The Revolt of Islam. 6. The Middle East in International Affairs. Notes. Bibliographical Note more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 12.83
Saudi Arabia is a country defined by paradox: it sits atop some of the richest oil deposits in the world, and yet the country's roiling disaffection produced sixteen of the nineteen 9/11 hijackers. It is a modern state, driven by contemporary technology, and yet its powerful religious establishment would have its customs and practices rolled back... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 44.00
The US consumes a quarter of the world?s oil, two thirds of which must be imported - a proportion which is growing every year. The quest for this precious natural resource can be seen as the defining principle of American diplomacy, an imperative which has shaped and redefined the practice of politics, especially in the wake of 9/11. In Energy and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Over the last sixty years, Washington has been a major player in the politics of the Middle East. From Iran in the 1950s, to the Gulf War of 1991, to the devastation of contemporary Iraq, US policy has had a profound impact on the domestic affairs of the region. Anti-Americanism is a pervasive feature of modern Middle East public opinion. But far... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Lucette Lagnado's father, Leon, is a successful Egyptian businessman and boulevardier who, dressed in his signature white sharkskin suit, makes deals and trades at Shepherd's Hotel and at the dark bar of the Nile Hilton. After the fall of King Farouk and the rise of the Nasser dictatorship, Leon loses everything and his family is forced to flee, abandoning... more...
- Beacon Press 2009; US$ 17.00
Acclaimed historian and political commentator Rashid Khalidi presents the compelling case that U.S. and Soviet intervention in the Middle East not only exacerbated civil wars and provoked the breakdown of fragile democracies, but continues to this day to shape global conflict in the region. Examining the strategic interplay of cold war superpowers,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 26.99
The world has always been fascinated with ancient Egypt. When the Romans conquered Egypt, it was really Egypt that conquered the Romans. Cleopatra captivated both Caesar and Marc Antony and soon Roman ladies were worshipping Isis and wearing vials of Nile water around their necks. What is it about ancient Egypt that breeds such obsession and imitation?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
The Struggle for Jerusalem?s Holy Places investigates the role of architecture and urban identity in relation to the political economy of the city and its wider state context seen through the lens of the holy places. Reflecting the broad disciplinary backgrounds of the authors, this book provides perspectives from architecture, urbanism, and politics,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
A fundamental aspect of the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis is the territorial dispute which began long before the State of Israel was established. Analysing the land tenure system in Palestine under the administration of the British Mandate, this book questions whether, and to what extent, the land tenure system in Palestine facilitated... more...