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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 30.95
In Frontier Fictions , Firoozeh Kashani-Sabet looks at the efforts of Iranians to defend, if not expand, their borders in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and explores how their conceptions of national geography influenced cultural and political change. The "frontier fictions," or the ways in which the Iranians viewed their often fluctuating... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 10.19
In Babylon , Paul Kriwaczek tells the story of ancient Mesopotamia from the earliest settlements around 5400 BC, to the eclipse of Babylon by the Persians in the sixth century BC. He chronicles the rise and fall of dynastic power during this period; he examines its numerous material, social and cultural innovations and inventions: The wheel, civil,... more...
- Eland Publishing 2014; US$ 14.57
From time immemorial Afghanistan has both been a fortress of faith and a mountainous crossroads. Through its high valleys merchants traded Chinese porcelains, bundles of indigo cloth, sacks of lapis lazuli, golden jewellery, emeralds and fine carvings from both east and west. Ancient scrolls and beliefs entered the land in satchels of Buddhist pilgrims... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The Naqab Bedouin and Colonialism brings together new scholarship to challenge perceived paradigms, often dominated by orientalist, modernist or developmentalist assumptions on the Naqab Bedouin. The past decade has witnessed a change in both the wider knowledge production on, and political profile of, the Naqab Bedouin. This book addresses this... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 174.37
This publication is based on the study of the ceramics unearthed in that area of Tell Mozan, ancient Urke?, which hosted the royal palace of the city, excavated since 1990 by the team of the International Institute of Mesopotamian Area Studies (IIMAS). The material was retrieved in area AK, the service wing of the palace, and has been assigned by the... more...
- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 59.59
Im Jahr 1912 fand Max Freiherr von Oppenheim auf der Zitadelle der neuassyrischen Provinzhauptstadt Guzana (modern Tall ?alaf) die Überreste des Archivs des Statthalters Mannu-ki-A??ur (max. 808?764). Eine erste Bearbeitung der Texte von Ernst F. Weidner erschien 1940 im sechsten Beiheft des Archivs für Orientforschung. Die vorliegende Neubearbeitung... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.95
Completing his acclaimed trilogy on the history of Israel, Leslie Stein brings readers right up to contemporary events in Israel Since the Six-Day War. Stein vividly chronicles Israel's wars and military engagements, but he also incorporates fascinating assessments of many other issues, including Israel’s economic development, the nature of the... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2012; US$ 4.99
the Pyrenees stand as a genteel testament to the devotion and determination of these rallying Christians. During the 12th century they had worked their way south into the wide-open landscape of the Rio Ebro basin in Aragón's central region. In 1118, under King Alfonso I, they overtook the Moors of Zaragoza, the largest city in the basin. As... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 34.95
While there is a vast amount of literature available on Iraqi operations, until now little has been written about the counterinsurgency and stabilization operations in Afghanistan. With this book, a Canadian military historian, who has observed field operations in Afghanistan since 2003, offers a clear view of what is happening in that country. It... more...