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  • Syria under Bashar al-Asadby Volker Perthes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Syria entered a new phase with the death of its long-serving leader, Hafiz al-Asad, and the accession of his son Bashar in 2000.  While the new president has disappointed much of the hopes for political opening which he himself has created, Syria is clearly undergoing a process of change. The author analyses the factors of economic and political change... more...

  • Comparative Studies on the Pottery of Sector AK of the Royal Building in Tell Mozan/Urke? (Syria)by Alice Bianchi

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 174.37

    This publication is based on the study of the ceramics unearthed in that area of Tell Mozan, ancient Urke?, which hosted the royal palace of the city, excavated since 1990 by the team of the International Institute of Mesopotamian Area Studies (IIMAS). The material was retrieved in area AK, the service wing of the palace, and has been assigned by the... more...

  • Das Archiv des assyrischen Statthalters Mannu-ki-A??ur von Guzana /Tell Halafby Aron A. Dornauer

    Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 59.59

    Im Jahr 1912 fand Max Freiherr von Oppenheim auf der Zitadelle der neuassyrischen Provinzhauptstadt Guzana (modern Tall ?alaf) die Überreste des Archivs des Statthalters Mannu-ki-A??ur (max. 808?764). Eine erste Bearbeitung der Texte von Ernst F. Weidner erschien 1940 im sechsten Beiheft des Archivs für Orientforschung. Die vorliegende Neubearbeitung... more...

  • The Desert and the Sownby Gertrude Bell; Rosemary O'Brien

    Cooper Square Press 2001; US$ 18.99

    Desert explorer Bell's account of her 1905 trip across the Syrian Desert from Jericho to Antioch contains evocative descriptions and numerous photographs of the Middle East during its time under Ottoman rule. more...

  • Koinon Syriasby Marco Vitale

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    In verschiedenen Quellengattungen aus dem Untersuchungszeitraum (1. Jh. v. Chr. bis 3. Jh. n. Chr.) beziehen sich verschiedene Gebietsnamen auf das antike Syrien: Syria, Phoinikia, Kommagene, Iudaea, Dekapolis, Koile Syria. Einige davon erscheinen in Inschriften römischer Gouverneure zur Umschreibung ihrer Amtsbereiche, etwa in der Form »Statthalter... more...

  • Syria Under Assadby Moshe Maoz; Avner Yaniv

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    One of the most striking developments in the modern Middle East was the transformation of Syria under Hafez al-Assad from a weak, vulnerable and internally divided state to a leading regional power. Based on a carefully selected collection of original articles, this volume focuses on the elements of Syria?s power, on Syria?s relations with each of... more...

  • The Consequences of Syriaby Lee Smith

    Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    In The Consequences of Syria , Lee Smith analyzes the current U.S. administration?s stance on Syria, questioning whether it will build the foundations of a new Middle East or usher in an era of instability that will affect the entire world. The author contends that the many apparent shifts in the administration?s Syria policy were part of a messaging... more...

  • Zwanzig Jahre Alltagby Torsten Wollina

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 36.84

    <p> A?mad Ibn ?awqs Ta?l?q &ndash; Einblicke in soziale Realit&auml;ten und Weltsichten</p>   Biographische Informationen Dr. Torsten Wollina arbeitet seit 2014 am Orient Institut Beirut.   Reihe Mamluk Studies - Band 008 more...

  • CultureShock! Syriaby Coleman South

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 14.39

    "The CultureShock!" series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style."CultureShock!" authors, all of whom have experienced the... more...

  • Syria's Peasantry, the Descendants of Its Lesser Rural Notables, and Their Politicsby Hanna Batatu

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 99.95

    In this book, the distinguished scholar Hanna Batatu presents a comprehensive analysis of the recent social, economic, and political evolution of Syria's peasantry, the segment of society from which the current holders of political power stem. Batatu focuses mainly on the twentieth century and, in particular, on the Ba`th movement, the structures... more...