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- Saqi 2013; US$ 10.19
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... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 16.03
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$ 41.99
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...
- 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...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 92.99
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...
- 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...
- Westview Press 2013; US$ 29.99
Combining elements of comparative politics with a country-by-country analysis, author David S. Sorenson provides a complete and accessible introduction to the modern Middle East. With an emphasis on the politics of the region, the text also dedicates chapters specifically to the history, religions, and economies of countries in the Persian (Arabian)... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2008; US$ 21.45
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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 7.99
The ancient Near East is known as the "cradle of civilization"--and for good reason. Mesopotamia, Syria, and Anatolia were home to an extraordinarily rich and successful culture. Indeed, it was a time and place of earth-shaking changes for humankind: the beginnings of writing and law, kingship and bureaucracy, diplomacy and state-sponsored... more...