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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 15.95
In works such as Culture and Imperialism, Said has compelled us to question our culture's most privileged myths. Now with this impassioned and incisive book, our foremost Palestinian-American intellectual challenges the official version of the Middle East "peace process." "He challenges and stimulates our thinking in every area."-- Washington Post... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 21.00
Ever since the appearance of his groundbreaking The Question of Palestine, Edward Said has been America's most outspoken advocate for Palestinian self-determination. As these collected essays amply prove, he is also our most intelligent and bracingly heretical writer on affairs involving not only Palestinians but also the Arab and Muslim worlds and... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 23.78
The face of Terror has changed dramatically. Today major terrorist attacks are marked by their meticulous preparation and deadly execution?as the Mumbai attacks of 26/11 have clearly established. The most important planning centre for these operations is the tribal region located on the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan. Following the U.S. action... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 65.99
Oman today is a rapidly modernizing and peaceful country on the fringes of a region in turmoil. It does, however, have a long history of internal strife. In the twentieth century, this strife took the form of two internal conflicts. The Northern Oman or al-Jabal al-Akhdar War of the 1950s was a struggle between the forces of the old tribally based... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.95
In July 2000, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat refused to negotiate a peace offer made by Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak at Camp David. At the end of September the Palestinians then launched their second intifada , an outbreak of terrorism in the heart of Israel?s cities that continues to this day. The unprecedented violence drove Barak from office... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Examines the crucial role of the Hashemites in Arab nationalism throughout the 20th century, from the 1916 Arab Revolt through the creation of Arab states after World War I, the attempts at Arab unity, and the establishment of two kingdoms, to the current Palestinian debate. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
Middle Eastern politics of the 1990s have been characterized by a drive towards peace. Whether this is successful or not will depend on the negotiating process. These articles discuss the challenges, and provide some practical advice on how risks of failure could be avoided. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This book represents the first scholarly examination of the origins of the 1956 Sinai campaign between Egypt and Israel. Utilising a wide range of primary sources, the study analyses the reasons for the breakdown of the Armistice Agreement between Egypt and Israel and the failure of efforts to mediate a peace accord. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This study examines the attitude of Egyptian intellectuals towards Islamic fundamentalism in Egypt. They believe that to establish an Islamic state would mean a return to the Middle Ages and that Western values do not necessarily contradict Islam. How far can they influence Egypt's future? more...