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- University of California Press 2005; US$ 31.95
Epic Encounters examines how popular culture has shaped the ways Americans define their "interests" in the Middle East. In this innovative book?now brought up-to-date to include 9/11 and the Iraq war?Melani McAlister argues that U.S. foreign policy, while grounded in material and military realities, is also developed in a cultural context. American... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 38.53
Wie erleben die Betroffenen den Nahostkonflikt? In insgesamt 18 Gesprächen mit je fünf Israelis und Palästinensern geht Anas Nashef dieser Frage unter psychologischer Perspektive nach. Er gibt denjenigen eine Stimme, die in der rational-politischen Friedensdiskussion bisher nicht zu Wort gekommen sind, und belegt, dass die Bemühungen der Politik um... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 22.15
Spätestens seit der islamischen Expansion sind die arabische Welt und Europa enge Nachbarn. Dennoch werden die Geschichte Europas und des Christentums und die Geschichte der Araber und des Islam oft getrennt voneinander wahrgenommen. Dass diese Sehweise zu kurz ist, beweist Alfred Schlicht in diesem Geschichtsbuch, das von der islamischen Eroberung... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2010; US$ 23.99
Published with a new afterword from the author?the classic, bestselling account of how the modern Middle East was created The Middle East has long been a region of rival religions, ideologies, nationalisms, and ambitions. All of these conflicts?including the hostilities between Arabs and Israelis, and the violent challenges posed by Iraq?s competing... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2009; US$ 24.95
My Friend the Fanatic is a portrait of the world's most populous Muslim country, Indonesia, and the fourth most populous nation in the World. A nation once synonymous with tolerance that now finds itself in the midst of a profound shift toward radical Islam. The portrait is painted through the travels of a pair of unlikely protagonists. Sadanand... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95
This clear, and authoritative text surveys the history of the region from the collapse of the Ottoman Empire to the present day. It contains a general regional introduction, followed by a series of country-by-country analyses, and a section which places the Near East in the international context. Professor Yapp' s new edition covers recent dramatic... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.75
CultureShock! Jakarta is the definitive guide to living and working in the capital of the largest archipelago in the world. This book imparts to readers essential tips for survival in this hot and bustling city. All you need to know about renting an apartment, getting a driver's licence, using public transport and other nitty-gritty details of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 80.95
John Fisher explores the acquisitive thinking which, from the autumn of 1914, drove the Mesopotamian Expedition, and examines the political issues, international and imperial, delegated to a War Cabinet committee under Lord Curzon. The motives of Curzon and others in attempting to obtain a privileged political position in the Hejaz are studied in the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00
The war on terror did not start after 9/11, rather its origins must be traced back much further to the Reagan administration and the 1980s. Utilizing recently declassified archival resources, Toaldo offers an in-depth analysis of how ideas and threat perceptions were shaped both by traditional US policy in the Middle East during the Cold War and by... more...