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  • Village Ethnoarchaeologyby Carol Kramer

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Village Ethnoarchaeology: Rural Iran in Archaeological Perspective discusses selected tangible features of the subject area, noting the differences in households and associated material culture. The book comments among settlement variability, the complexities in relationships among population density, settlement age, area, and function. The text also... more...

  • Saudi Arabiaby Sherifa Zuhur

    ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 110.00

    In this comprehensive introduction to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, author Sherifa Zuhur reveals the fascinating people, culture, politics, and economic development of the largest Arab country of the Middle East. The book provides a detailed summary of Arabian history from the earliest settlements on the Arabian peninsula to the present day, with... more...

  • Forgotten Landby Lisa Cooper

    Urim Publications 2015; US$ 7.99

    Based on recorded conversations Lisa Cooper’s father had with his mother, Pearl, about her early life in Ukraine, A Forgotten Land is the story of one Jewish family in the Russian Empire in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, set within the wider context of pogroms, World War I, the Russian Revolution, and civil war. The book weaves personal tragedy... more...

  • European Muslim Antisemitismby Günther Jikeli

    Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 1.99

    Antisemitism from Muslims has become a serious issue in Western Europe, although not often acknowledged as such. Looking for insights into the views and rationales of young Muslims toward Jews, Günther Jikeli and his colleagues interviewed 117 ordinary Muslim men in London (chiefly of South Asian background), Paris (chiefly North African), and Berlin... more...

  • Rise of Islam, Theby Vesta Sarkhosh Curtis; Sarah Stewart

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 90.00

    The latest volume in the successful series 'The Idea of Iran' addresses the astonishing impact made by Islam during and after the Arab conquest of Iran in the middle of the seventh century. As the Sasanian dynasty crumbled before the invaders' triumphant onslaught, its state religion of Zoroastrianism was unceremoniously dismantled to make way for... more...

  • The Arab of the Desert (RLE Saudi Arabia)by H.R.P. Dickson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 75.00

    H.R.P. Dickson had the good fortune to spend many years among the Badawin, living and travelling with them as one of them in their own tents. In this book, first published in 1949, the author uses his great experience and knowledge to reveal all aspects of the lives of the nomadic desert Arabs, from social systems to marriage and children, from faith... more...

  • State, Society and Economy in Saudi Arabia (RLE Saudi Arabia)by Tim Niblock

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.50

    Saudi Arabia is one of the most important countries in the modern world. Not only does it possess some 25 per cent of the world’s proven oil reserves, it also plays a crucial role in the wider Gulf region where over 50 per cent of proven reserves are located. Developments in Saudi Arabia will inevitably affect the economic well-being of the Western... more...

  • Dancing with the Enemyby Paul Glaser

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 18.99

    When Paul Glaser discovered his Aunt Rosie’s remarkable wartime diaries, photographs and letters he was shocked: he had been raised as a Catholic, and had no knowledge of his Jewish heritage. But the story he was to uncover and reconstruct was one far larger and more dramatic than he could have ever imagined. Rosie Glaser was a magnetic force – hopeful,... more...

  • Mikropolitiken des Friedensby Inken Schmidt-Voges

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    Frühneuzeitliche Menschen bedienten sich im Rahmen des gerichtlichen Austrags ihrer häuslichen Konflikte einer spezifischen Friedensrhetorik. Die vorliegende Analyse der kommunikativen Praktiken der Akteure vor Gericht zwischen 1760 und 1810 stellt die Bedeutung von Friedenskonzepten für die Konfliktregulierung auf der politischen Mikroebene... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Zionismby Rafael Medoff; Chaim I. Waxman

    Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 101.00

    Although 60 years have now passed since the establishment of Israel, many of the political and religious factions that made up the Zionist movement in the pre-state era remain active. The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Zionism_through its chronology, maps, introductory essay, bibliography, and over two hundred cross-referenced dictionary... more...