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- Saqi 2013; US$ 9.99
Much has been written in recent years about the Middle East. At the same time, no other region has been as misunderstood, nor framed in so many clichés and mistakenly-held beliefs. In this much-needed exposé Fred Halliday selects one hundred of the most commonly misconstrued 'facts' in the political, cultural, social and historical spheres and illuminates... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 19.99
The Middle East is a complex region where religion, culture and politics are deeply intertwined in a powerful relationship. From the early days of the Arab nationalist experiment to the emergence of Islamic fundamentalism in the early part of this century and beyond, the region's political movements have become a salient feature of its modern history... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 45.99
Webs of Power offers a fresh perspective on women in Southeast Asia. Although the book focuses on one village, it provides vital insights into the gendered processes of post-coloniality. By exploring the contestations and accommodations being made in rural villages by both men and women, Webs of Power reveals the processes at the heart of globalization... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 99.99
The current state of affairs between the United States and the Middle East is probably the most volatile and absorbing relationship the U.S. is involved in today. Prior to 1941, however, the U.S. preferred to limit its involvement with the Middle East to launching ministries of evangelism and social welfare across the region and investing in the pumping,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00
First published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
The Middle East, a few decades ago, was seen to be an autonomous subsystem of the global international political system. More recently, the region has been subordinated to the hegemony of a singular superpower, the US, bolstered by an alliance with Israel and a network of Arab client states. The subordination of the contemporary Middle East has... more...
- Transit Lounge 2013; US$ 12.99
When Mark Heyward first went to Indonesia, to teach at a small school in East Kalimantan, little did he realise how life changing his decision would prove to be. Within three years his Australian life would be behind him and he would be travelling, with fellow adventurers, across remote Indonesian Borneo. The story of that remarkable expedition - a... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 21.76
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...
- Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 6.67
Nur wenige Intellektuelle in Deutschland haben nach dem 11. September 2001 so besonnen und eindringlich wie Navid Kermani dafür plädiert, den Terror zu bekämpfen, ohne sich mit diesem gemein zu machen. Die Einwürfe und Analysen des Schriftstellers und promovierten Orientalisten, zumeist im Feuilleton der "Süddeutschen Zeitung" erschienen,... more...