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  • Forbidden Lessons in a Kabul Guesthouseby Damien Lewis; Suraya Sadeed

    Hyperion 2011; US$ 24.99

    Includes a Reading Group Guide and Author Q&A     “ For years, Suraya Sadeed has worked tirelessly to help the people of her war-scarred homeland. This terrific memoir is the story of her struggles, her sacrifices, and her hopes. It is the moving life story of a remarkable woman who has overcome personal... more...

  • Did Desert Shield lead to Desert Hate? A Case Study of Anti-Americanism in Saudi Arabiaby Michael Schmid

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 41.84

    Hauptbeschreibung This book is a critical analysis of potential Arab/Islamic anti-Americanism in Saudi Arabia. The significance of the Gulf War of 1990/1991 and the resulting stationing of US troops inside the Saudi kingdom for the Arab/Islamic anti-Americanism will be analyzed. Hereby, this project seeks to investigate whether the reactions to the... more...

  • Rescuing Afghanistanby William Maley

    University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 19.95

    Moving far beyond clumsy stereotypes of Afghan affairs, William Maley shows that only a long-term commitment from the wider world ? of a type that is rarely if ever found ? offers a reasonable prospect of rescuing Afghanistan from the dangers it continues to face. more...

  • L' Occident imaginaireby Nassib Samir El-Husseini

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1998; US$ 29.25

    Quelle est la représentation que le monde arabe se fait de l'Occident? En retraçant les principaux événements historiques ayant eu un impact décisif sur cette perception, en identifiant le moment historique où l'on a pris conscience de l'existence de l'Occident et en relatant les phénomènes d'idéalisation... more...

  • Strike and Destroyby Stjepan G. Mestrovic

    Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 23.95

    In a "spontaneous-combustion theory" of war crimes, Jeremy Morlock and 11 other soldiers were charged with having murdered 3 Afghans, as if they just spontaneously did monstrous things. But in an extraordinary court-martial the Defense showed that in fact the atrocities originated in a failure of leadership and a dysfunctional brigade climate.... more...

  • Die arabische Revolutionby Frank Nordhausen; Thomas Schmid

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 9.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Die arabische Welt wird seit dem Frühjahr 2011 von Aufständen erschüttert. Von Marokko bis zum Persischen Golf gehen die Menschen gegen korrupte Regime auf die Straße und fordern den Sturz der Diktatoren. In Tunesien, Ägypten und Libyen erzwingen sie den Rücktritt der Machthaber. In Syrien geht das Regime gewaltsam gegen Demonstranten... more...

  • Nation-Building in Afghanistanby Martina Meienberg

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 49.99

    Im Dezember 2001 wurde auf dem deutschen Petersberg ein ehrgeiziges Ziel gefasst: Afghanistan sollte befriedet, neu aufgebaut und demokratisiert werden. Doch zwischen dem Sturz der Taliban Ende 2001 und dem angekündigten Strategiewechsel des amerikanischen Präsidenten Obama im Dezember 2009 liegen rund acht erfolglose Jahre Krieg und Wiederaufbau am... more...

  • 711 n. Chr. - Muslime in Europa!by Kay Peter Jankrift

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2012; US$ 22.88

    711 n. Chr.: Die Straße von Gibraltar wird für einfallende muslimische Truppen zum Eingangstor nach Spanien. Nachdem die Westgoten von Tariq bin Ziyad geschlagen werden, ist die islamische Eroberung der Iberischen Halbinsel nicht mehr aufzuhalten. Manchmal verändern wenige Minuten, eine einzige Entscheidung, ein kurzer Impuls oder ein perfekter Plan... more...

  • A Concise History of the Arabsby John McHugo

    Saqi 2013; US$ 12.99

    The key to understanding the Arab world ? today and in the future ? lies in unlocking its past. John McHugo unfolds centuries of political, social and intellectual development, from the Roman Empire right up to the present day. Taking the reader beyond the headlines, McHugo presents a series of turning points in Arab history: the mission of the Prophet... more...

  • Substance and Attributeby Christian Kanzian; Muhammad Legenhausen

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 0.00

    The aim of this volume is to investigate the topic of Substance and Attribute. The way leading to this aim is a dialogue between Islamic and Western Philosophy. Our project is motivated by the observation that the historical roots of Islamic and of Western Philosophy are very similar. Thus some of the articles in this volume are dedicated... more...