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  • Iranian Folk Narrativeby Juliet Radhayrapetian

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    For centuries Iran hosted numerous travellers and visitors of diverse nationalities and backgrounds. Many of these travellers left behind documents in which they recorded their observations during their residence in Iran, and these embody a vast range of firsthand information about the land and its people at different periods of time. This book, first... more...

  • The Winning of the Sudanby Pierre Crabitès

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    First published in 1934, The Winning of the Sudan details the British conquest of the country following the fall of Khartoum and the death of General Gordon. The campaign culminated in the Battle of Omdurman and the Anglo-Egyptian domination of Sudan that lasted until 1956. more...

  • Kingdoms of the Sudanby R.S. O'Fahey; J.L. Spaulding

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    This book, first published in 1974, is a study of the two states which dominated the northern and western regions of Sudan from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century: the Funj kingdom of Sinn?r and the Keira sultanate of D?r F?r. Until now the history of these two states has been neglected in comparison with that of the western states of the Sudanic... more...

  • Sudanby Tony Barnett; Abbas Abdelkarim

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    By the mid-1980s, Sudan?s economy, society and political framework were on the point of disintegration. Civil war was exacerbating the effects of an already major famine. An unpopular government was resorting to ever more extreme measures in order to remain in power. The imposition of a particularly oppressive and hash interpretation of sharia law... more...

  • The Sudanby John Obert Voll; Sarah Potts Voll

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00

    Little known in the United States and Western Europe, the Sudan is nevertheless a country of major importance in international affairs. This analytic introduction to the modern Sudan, first published in 1985, provides a summary of the basic dynamics of the country?s political, social, cultural, and economic life, as well as a general framework for... more...

  • Arab Periodicals and Serialsby Mohammad M. Aman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 140.00

    This bibliography, first published in 1979, is a guide to serials and periodicals in Arabic, English, French and other European languages published in the Arab countries or in the Western hemisphere. Arab serials and periodicals are considered primary sources of information on subject matters related to the Arab world. Lack of comprehensive bibliographies... more...

  • Arda? Wira?z Na?magby Fereydun Vahman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    Arda? Wira?z Na?mag or the Book of the Righteous Wira?z is an outstanding example of Iranian apocalyptic literature. It is in the Middle Persian (Pahlavi) language and was written probably during the later period of the Sasanian dynasty (AD 226-650). The Zoroastrian priests chose a man called Wira?z, the most righteous among them, to go to the spiritual... more...

  • Gordonby Pierre Crabitès

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    The critics of Charles George Gordon accused him of vacillation and of instability of character. His supporters refused to admit that he was inconstant; they took the position that it was the Gladstone Cabinet which manifested a spirit of indecision that was fraught with terrible consequences. General Gordon was a prolific letter-writer, and he also... more...

  • The Arabic Linguistic Traditionby Georges Bohas; Jean-Patrick Guillaume; Djamel Eddine Kouloughli

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00

    The importance and richness of the Arabic linguistic tradition, largely neglected by Western literature, is amply demonstrated by this book, first published in 1990. Written by three experts in the field, it provides us with a comprehensive survey of the historical constitution and theoretical structure of the Arabic linguistic tradition from its... more...

  • Speaking Americanby Josh Katz

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016; US$ 22.87

    Did you know that your answers to just a handful of questions can predict the zip code of where you grew up? In 2013 Josh Katz accumulated and visually mapped over 350,000 unique survey responses to questions about word choice and pronunciation throughout America. His dialect quiz quickly became the most viewed webpage in the history of the New York... more...