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  • The Crisis of Islamby Bernard Lewis

    Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 16.00

    In his first book since What Went Wrong? Bernard Lewis examines the historical roots of the resentments that dominate the Islamic world today and that are increasingly being expressed in acts of terrorism. He looks at the theological origins of political Islam and takes us through the rise of militant Islam in Iran, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia, examining... more...

  • From Babel to Dragomansby Bernard Lewis

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 19.99

    The author brings together four decades of his essays, articles, and other writings on the Middle East. more...

  • What Went Wrong?by Bernard Lewis

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 16.99

    Why did the most advanced civilization in the world lose its power and fall under the domination of others? This book examines how Middle Easterners responded to Western challenges in war, technology, religion and other areas between the 18th and 20th centuries. more...

  • Islam and the Westby Bernard Lewis

    Oxford University Press, USA 1994; US$ 13.99

    Hailed in The New York Times Book Review as "the doyen of Middle Eastern studies," Bernard Lewis has been for half a century one of the West's foremost scholars of Islamic history and culture, the author of over two dozen books, most notably The Arabs in History, The Emergence of Modern Turkey, The Political Language of Islam, and The... more...

  • The Shaping of the Modern Middle Eastby Bernard Lewis

    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...

  • The Middle Eastby Bernard Lewis

    Scribner 2009; US$ 18.00

    In a sweeping and vivid survey, renowned historian Bernard Lewis charts the history of the Middle East over the last 2,000 years, from the birth of Christianity through the modern era, focusing on the successive transformations that have shaped it. Elegantly sritten, scholarly yet accessible, The Middle East is the most comprehensive single volume... more...

  • Faith and Powerby Bernard Lewis

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 18.99

    Bernard Lewis is recognized around the globe as one of the leading authorities on Islam. Hailed as "the world's foremost Islamic scholar" (Wall Street Journal ), as "a towering figure among experts on the culture and religion of the Muslim world" (Baltimore Sun ), and as "the doyen of Middle Eastern studies" (New York... more...

  • Cultures in Conflictby Bernard Lewis

    Oxford University Press, USA 1995; US$ 9.99

    Hailed as "the doyen of Middle Eastern studies" in The New York Times Book Review, Bernard Lewis stands at the height of his field. "To read Mr. Lewis," wrote Fouad Ajami in The Wall Street Journal, "is to be taken through a treacherous terrain by the coolest and most reassuring of guides. You are in the hands of the Islamic... more...

  • Islam in Historyby Bernard Lewis

    Open Court 2011; US$ 24.95

    From secular-minded autocrats like Saddam Hussein to religious fundamentalists like Osama bin Laden, powerful voices in the Islamic world have been united by a fierce hatred of the West. If we want to know why they think the way they do, we have to understand the history of Islam and its continuous interactions with the West. This masterly collection... more...

  • The Assassinsby Bernard Lewis

    Orion 2011; US$ 20.33

    The history of an extremist Islamic sect in the 11th-12th centuries whose terrorist methods gave the English language a new word: assassin. more...