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- Westview Press 2013; US$ 29.99
Combining elements of comparative politics with a country-by-country analysis, author David S. Sorenson provides a complete and accessible introduction to the modern Middle East. With an emphasis on the politics of the region, the text also dedicates chapters specifically to the history, religions, and economies of countries in the Persian (Arabian)... more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 29.99
The Central Intelligence Agency?s reputation in the Middle East today has been marred by waterboarding and drone strikes, yet in its earliest years the agency was actually the region?s staunchest western ally. In America's Great Game , celebrated intelligence historian Hugh Wilford reveals how three colorful CIA operatives—Kermit and Archie Roosevelt,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00
The only full-length study of the Brunei Sultanate from the earliest times to the present. First published in 1994 and a sell-out success, RoutledgeCurzon is pleased to present this new edition, updated to the present. Saunders skilfully elucidates historiographical controversies over important events, persons and developments in Brunei's past which... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 7.98
Hauptbeschreibung Nur wenige Intellektuelle in Deutschland haben nach dem 11. September 2001 so besonnen und eindringlich wie Navid Kermani dafür plädiert, den Terror zu bekämpfen, ohne sich mit diesem gemein zu machen. Die Einwürfe und Analysen des Schriftstellers und promovierten Orientalisten, zumeist im Feuilleton der "Süddeutschen Zeitung" erschienen,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Strategically placed on the global chess board, as well as controlling vast oil resources, the Middle East was one of the main theatres of Cold War. In the 1950s the Soviet Union had taken advantage of Arab Nationalists? disillusion with British and French Imperialism, along with the emerging Arab-Israeli conflict, to establish relations with Egypt,... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2013; US$ 11.99
The minutes, hours, and days after JFK was shot on November 22, 1963, provided no ready answers. For millions of Americans transfixed by the incomparable breaking news, television?for the first time?emerged as a way to keep informed. This book tells the story of four journalists who were at the epicenter; covering the assassination and its aftermath... more...
- Rough Guides 2013; US$ 24.99
Make the most of the cultural and natural richness of Bali and Lombok with this comprehensive and up-to-date guide. The full-colour introduction shows off the islands' highlights, from dramatic cliff-top temples to sparkling white-sand beaches. Whatever kind of traveller you are, from beachcomber to eco-tourist, on a budget or money's-no-object, you'll... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95
The Middle East, a few decades ago, was seen to be an autonomous subsystem of the global international political system. More recently, the region has been subordinated to the hegemony of a singular superpower, the US, bolstered by an alliance with Israel and a network of Arab client states. The subordination of the contemporary Middle East has... more...