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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...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2010; US$ 89.90
The process of post-tsunami recovery and reconstruction in Aceh will take considerable time and is not easy. This book is an attempt at providing helpful background information on Acehnese history, politics and culture, which would benefit expatriate aid workers as well as foreign and domestic scholars in their dealings with the people of Aceh. It... more...
- Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 32.90
The tsunami that hit Aceh on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia, on 26 December 2004 was a natural disaster of historic proportions. This book examines some issues faced by the people in the province of Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam after the tsunami. The focus is not only on the areas affected by the natural disaster, but also the areas torn by internal... more...
- NYU Press 1988; US$ 22.95
Detailing the events of the Progressive Era and World War I (1901-20), America in the Age of the Titans is the only interdisciplinary history covering this period currently available. The book contains the results of research into primary sources an drecent scholarship with an emphases on leading personalities and anecdotes about them. Sean... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 34.00
Barack Obama has faced many challenges in reversing U.S. policy on the Middle East. This book highlights points of resistance to Obama's efforts regarding U.S. foreign policy and what lessons may be learned from this experience for the remainder of his presidency and his potential second term in office. more...
- Basic Books 2013; US$ 29.99
The Central Intelligence Agency?s reputation in the Middle East today has been marred by waterboarding and drone strikes, yet in its earliest years the agency was actually the region?s staunchest western ally. In America's Great Game , celebrated intelligence historian Hugh Wilford reveals how three colorful CIA operativesKermit and Archie Roosevelt,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 57.00
For sixty years, U.S. government officials have conducted public diplomacy programs to try to reach Arab public opinion?to inform, educate, and understand Arab attitudes. American public affairs officers have met serious challenges in the past, but Arab public criticism of the United States has reached unprecedented levels since September 11, 2001.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1963; US$ 75.00
Scholars concerned with the diplomatic history of the United States have largely neglected the subject of American relations with the Middle East during the four decades before World War I. With this study, Professor DeNovo fills the gap by describing an 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...