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  • The History of the Seljuq Turksby Edmund Bosworth

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Nishapuri flourished in the 12th century and wrote a succinct history in Persian of the Saljuq Turks, a tribal group from Central Asia who in the 11th century established a vast empire, enduring for some century and a half and bringing about lasting changes to the ethnic composition and the patterns of land utilisation in the northern tier of the Middle... more...

  • Persia and its People (RLE Iran A)by Ella C Sykes

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 170.00

    This volume gives a popular description of Iran and was the result of the author?s extensive travelling in the country and close knowledge of its people and customs over a period of 3 years at the turn of the nineteenth century. more...

  • Alva's Boyby Alan Collins

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    "Alan Collins' memoir successfully straddles both history and literature. It is a memoir that has wry appeal to the seasoned Jewish historical reader and the novice alike with its keen observations and its pacey narrative, detailing the life of a young Jewish boy growing up in Bondi in the 30s and 40s. Collins, who died in March 2008 aged... more...

  • The Shifting Romance with Israelby Ray Gannon

    Destiny Image, Inc. 2012; US$ 16.99

    Linking Pentecostals and Jews.   An intellectual discussion about the fraternal twin movements: Zionism and American Pentecostalism.   Everyone interested in Israel and its relationships with religious groups in the United States will be enthralled with this thoroughly researched and thoughtfully presented examination of two world-changing... more...

  • Qatarby Allen J Fromherz

    Georgetown University Press 2012; US$ 29.95

    What role does Qatar play in the Middle East and how does it differ from the other Gulf states? How has the ruling Al-Thani family shaped Qatar from a traditional tribal society and British protectorate to a modern state? How has Qatar become an economic superpower with one of the highest per capita incomes in the world? What are the social, political,... more...

  • Oil and Politics in the Gulfby Jill Crystal

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 36.00

    This book asks why in recent years the social and economic upheavals in Kuwait and Qatar have been accompanied by a remarkable political continuity. more...

  • El olivo y la espadaby Pere Joan i Tous; Heike Nottebaum

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 238.00

    What development did anti-Semitism take in Spain when, after the Banishment Edict (1492), the country was no longer a locus of co-existence for different ethnic groups? This was the topic central to the colloquium in Konstanz (May 2000), the results of which are presented here. The colloquium united anthropologists, historians and literary scholars.... more...

  • Being Jewish in the New Germanyby Jeffrey Peck

    Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 23.95

    Germany today boasts the fastest growing population of Jews in Europe. The streets of Berlin abound with signs of a revival of Jewish culture, ranging from bagel shops to the sight of worshipers leaving synagogue on Saturday. With the new energy infused by Jewish immigration from Russia and changes in immigration and naturalization laws in general,... more...

  • Sephardi Family Life in the Early Modern Diasporaby Julia R. Lieberman; Tirsah Levie Bernfeld; Hannah Davidson; Cristina Galasso; David Graizbord

    Brandeis University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    Groundbreaking essays on Sephardic Jewish families in the Ottoman Empire and Western Sephardic communities more...

  • Land and Desire in Early Zionismby Boaz Neumann

    Brandeis University Press 2011; US$ 32.99

    A provocative look at the centrality of desire for "the Land" among early settlers in pre-state Israel more...