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- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Studying archaeological evidence from sites covering over 200 kilometres of the banks of the Euphrates River, Lisa Cooper's excellent monograph explores the growth and development of human settlement in the Euphrates River Valley of Northern Syria during the Early and Middle Bronze Ages from circa 2700 to 1550 BC. Cooper focuses on the nature and... more...
- Hesperus Press Ltd. 2015; US$ 5.82
“And the desert has you – you and your splendid courage my queen of the desert – and my heart with you? Major Charles Doughty-Wylie Gertrude Bell CBE is rightly known as ‘The Queen of the Desert? and a new Hollywood film based on her life, featuring Nicole Kidman, James Franco, Damian Lewis and Robert Pattinson is due for release in 2015. A woman... more...
- New Press, The 2015; US$ 26.95
The collapse of Syria into civil war over the past two years has spawned a regional crisis whose reverberations grow louder with each passing month. In this timely account, John McHugo seeks to contextualize the headlines, providing broad historical perspective and a richly layered analysis of a country few in the United States know or understand.... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
One of the most striking recent developments in the modern Middle East has been the transformation of Syria under Hafez al-Assad from a weak, vulnerable and internally divided state to a leading regional power. While this is increasingly acknowledged by observers of the Middle Eastern scene , the scholarly discussion of the origins, the scope, the... more...
- 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 29.94
<p> A?mad Ibn ?awqs Ta?l?q – Einblicke in soziale Realitäten und Weltsichten</p> Biographische Informationen Dr. Torsten Wollina arbeitet seit 2014 am Orient Institut Beirut. Reihe Mamluk Studies - Band 008 more...
- RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95
Aid flowing into Syria is intended to determine the outcome of the conflict between rebel factions and Damascus. Instead, it could perpetuate the civil war and ignite larger regional hostilities that could reshape the political geography of the Middle East. This report examines the main factors likely to contribute to or impede the spread of violence... more...
- 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...