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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Strategically placed on the global chess board, as well as controlling vast oil resources, the Middle East was one of the main theatres of Cold War. In the 1950s the Soviet Union had taken advantage of Arab Nationalists? disillusion with British and French Imperialism, along with the emerging Arab-Israeli conflict, to establish relations with Egypt,... 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95
The Ancient Near East reveals three millennia of history (c. 3500?500 bc) in a single work. Liverani draws upon over 25 years? worth of experience and this personal odyssey has enabled him to retrace the history of the peoples of the Ancient Near East. The history of the Sumerians, Hittites, Assyrians, Babylonians and more is meticulously detailed... 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 15.95
As members of a tiny ethnic minority in Indonesia—the world's largest Islamic nation—Chinese-Indonesian women face hurdles of race and gender that others would find insurmountable. In Breaking Barriers , author Aimee Dawis profiles nine highly accomplished women who have overcome these obstacles and thrived. In this book you'll meet: an Olympic... 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...