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  • American Spartanby Ann Scott Tyson

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 19.99

    Lawrence of Arabia meets Sebastian Junger?s War in this unique, poignantly dramatic true story of heroism and heartbreak in Afghanistan, written by a veteran war correspondent?one of the most remarkable stories of love and war ever told. Army Special Forces Major Jim Gant changed the face of America?s war effort in Afghanistan. A decorated Green... more...

  • American Engineer in Afghanistanby Marjorie Jewett Bell

    University of Minnesota Press 1948; US$ 72.00

    An American Engineer in Afghanistan was first published in 1948. The legend of Afghanistan as "The Forbidden Country" grew chiefly from a warning of the British Indian Government which once guarded the Afghan frontier north of the Khyber Pass -- "It is absolutely forbidden to cross this border into Afghanistan." A glance at the... more...

  • 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...

  • Searching for Excellence in Islamic Studies: A South East Asia Perspectiveby Glenn Hardaker; Raja-Jamilah Raja-Yusof; Fadila Grine

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 199.00

    Searching for excellence in Islamic Studies, within the unique perspective of South East Asia, provides a rather unique insight into a number of methods and techniques particularly relative to Malaysia. The special issue provides a distinctive opportunity for the exploration of an Islamic Studies discipline looking beyond curricula by investigating... more...

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

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 51.02

    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...

  • Der blinde Spiegelby Klaus Naumann

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 26.85

    Nicht jeder Blick in den Spiegel ist schmeichelhaft. Der Spiegel, der Deutschland durch den Afghanistaneinsatz entgegengehalten wird, wirft ein problembeladenes Bild zurück. Die blinden Flecken auf diesem Spiegel verdecken Realitäten und verwischen Konturen. Afghanistan ist ein Musterbeispiel deutscher Sicherheits- und Verteidigungspolitik. Denn wie... more...

  • Conflict in Afghanistanby Frank A. Clements

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 85.00

    This work is a comprehensive A-Z study of the history of conflict in Afghanistan from 1747 to the 21st century. It considers the origins and root causes of conflict in Afghanistan, the country's cultural and ethnic structure, and the important subjects of geography and climate. 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...

  • Opium Nationby Fariba Nawa

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99

    Afghan-American journalist Fariba Nawa delivers a revealing and deeply personal explorationof Afghanistan and the drug trade which rules the country, from corruptofficials to warlords and child brides and beyond. KhaledHosseini, author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns calls Opium Nation ?an insightful andinformative look at the... more...