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  • Tracking Deceptionby William A. Cook

    Dandelion 2011; US$ 9.99

    A Compelling Indictment of the Bush-Sponsored New World Order of Endless Wars against Arabs/Moslems. ‘By rights this book's cover should show Bill Cook, triumphant on the flight deck of Truth, with a big sign behind him saying Mission Accomplished. He nails Bush's lethal Middle East rampages fair and square.’ --Alexander Cockburn, co-editor CounterPunch,... more...

  • Post-Orientalismby Hamid Dabashi; Hamid Dabashi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Post-Orientalism is a sustained record of Hamid Dabashi's reflections over many years on the question of authority and power. Who gets to represent whom and by what authority? Dabashi's work picks up where Edward Said's Orientalism left off. Said traced the origin of the power of representation and the normative agency that it entails to the colonial... more...

  • Theology of Discontentby Hamid Dabashi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Scores of books and articles have been published, addressing one or another aspect of the Islamic Revolution in Iran. Missing from this body of scholarship, however, has been a comprehensive analysis of the intellectual and ideological cornerstones of one of the most dramatic revolutions in our time. In this remarkable volume, Hamid Dabashi brings... more...

  • The Banality of Denialby Julian Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The Banality of Denial examines the attitudes of the State of Israel and its leading institutions toward the Armenian Genocide. Israel's view of this issue has special significance and deserves an attentive study, as it is a country composed of a people who were victims of the Holocaust. The Banality of Denial seeks both to examine the passive,... more...

  • The Mystery of Contemporary Iranby Mahnaz Shirali

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 100.00

    The mystery of how an Islamic dictatorship came to power remains more than thirty years after the Islamic Republic's inception in Iran. The precise nature of a regime that calls itself both a republic and Islamic but is neither is little understood. The ayatollahs' unpopularity may have reached unprecedented heights, but their power seems more secure.... more...

  • Empires and Anarchiesby Michael Quentin Morton

    Reaktion Books 2017; US$ 40.00

    Oil lies at the heart of the modern history of the Middle East. For decades, the world’s largest oil reserves have enriched the region’s nations. But oil wealth has not brought with it universal prosperity. It has, though, transformed the Middle Eastern people and societies—enriching empires and engendering anarchies. Empires and Anarchies is an... more...

  • The United States, the Soviet Union and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-67by Joseph Heller

    Manchester University Press 2016; US$ 115.00

    This book presents a comprehensive history of the modern Middle East and Arab-Israeli conflict through the Cold War, focusing on relations between the region and the two superpowers. more...

  • The Great War and the Remaking of Palestineby Salim Tamari

    University of California Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    This rich history of Palestine in the last decade of the Ottoman Empire reveals the nation emerging as a cultural entity engaged in a vibrant intellectual, political, and social exchange of ideas and initiatives. Employing nuanced ethnography, rare autobiographies, and unpublished maps and photos, The Great War and the Remaking of Palestine discerns... more...

  • The Alawis of Syriaby Michael Kerr; Craig Larkin

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    A wide-ranging exploration of the cultural and historical hinterland of Syria's powerful Shia minority. more...

  • October Earthquakeby Yehoshafat Harkabi

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    October Earthquake presents a chronological account of the days surrounding the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) War, along with the significant military and political events of each day of the conflict. Zeev Schiff's comments on Israel's exaggerated self-confidence, the hopelessness of Israeli leadership, the intelligence failure, the concept of the... more...