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Middle East

  • Yemenby Tim Mackintosh-Smith

    Overlook 2014; US$ 15.99

    Arguably the most fascinating and least understood country in the Arab world, Yemen has a way of attracting comment that ranges from the superficial to the wildly fantastic. A country long regarded by classical geographers as a fabulous land where flying serpents guarded sacred incense groves, while medieval Arab visitors told tales of disappearing... more...

  • Niebuhr in Egyptby Roger H. Guichard Jr.

    Lutterworth Press 2014; US$ 48.00

    When Roger H. Guichard Jr. discovered a French translation of the works of Carsten Niebuhr, sole survivor of the 1761-1767 Royal Danish Expedition to the Yemen, he was astounded. 'They were not just another dry account of one man’s travels, but represented the record of a serious intellectual enterprise involving Enlightenment science, sacred... more...

  • Honeymoon in Purdahby Alison Wearing

    Picador 2014; US$ 19.99

    The beautifully written travel memoir of a Western woman's journey in Iran In the tradition of Nothing to Declare , Honeymoon in Purdah is a book of sketches gathered over the course of one woman's journey in Iran. Through her, we meet the ordinary and extraordinary people of Iran--men and women whose lives extend beyond Western news stories... more...

  • Travels and Adventuresby Pero Tafur; Malcolm Letts

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    'A document of unique interest it is a picture of Europe at a most critical moment of its history, when the Continent was overwhelmed by misery, disease and unrest. A cool observer, without prejudice or excitement Tafur noted the symptoms of decay.' Sunday Times. This edition, translated and edited by Malcolm Letts, was the first complete translation... more...

  • Persian Picturesby Gertrude Bell

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 17.95

    'Her remarkable intellectual abilities and masculine demeanour make Persian Pictures, her first publication on an Eastern subject , all the more interesting.' - Geoffrey Nash When Gertrude Bell's uncle was appointed Minister in Tehran in 1891, she declared that the great ambition of her life was to visit Persia. Several months later, she did. And... more...

  • Commentaries of Ruy Freyre de Andradaby C. R. Boxer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 230.00

    First published in 1930. ' The Broadway Travellers consolidates its already high reputation by issuing this volume...' Spectator This is the first translation of the Commentarios since original publication in 1647. Copies of the original are very rare yet the work covers an historically significant period, describing the operations leading up... more...

  • From Souk to Soukby Robin Ratchford

    Troubador Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 7.99

    Robin Ratchford reflects on a series of unforgettable experiences across the Middle East. This innovative account of his colourful and atmospheric journeys shows us why this region has always caught the imagination of those who visit. more...

  • Pocket Rough Guide Dubaiby Rough Guides

    Rough Guides 2014; US$ 12.99

    The Pocket Rough Guide to Dubai is your essential guide to this exciting city, with information on all the key sights in an easy-to-use format. Whether you have an afternoon or a few days at your disposal, Rough Guides' carefully curated itineraries help you plan your trip, and the "Best of" Dubai section picks out the highlights you won't... more...

  • Making Soapies in Kabulby Trudi-Ann Tierney

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 22.72

    The hugely funny and nail-bitingly dramatic account of how a talented Australian TV executive found herself working on Afghanistan's best-loved soap. more...

  • The Nileby Toby Wilkinson

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 23.99

    Egypt is the most populous country in the world's most unstable region. It is the key to Middle East peace, the voice of the Arab world and the crossroads between Europe and Africa. Its historical and strategic importance is unparalleled. In short, Egypt matters. And the key to Egypt its colourful past, chaotic present and uncertain future is... more...