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The Days: His Autiobiography in Three Parts

The Days

His Autiobiography in Three Parts

For the first time, the three-part autobiography of one of modern Egypt's greatest writers and...

Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Arab Women Writers

A Critical Reference Guide, 1873-1999

Radwa Ashour, Ferial Ghazoul and 1 more...

Arab women's writing in the modern age began with 'A'isha al-Taymuriya, Warda al-Yaziji, Zaynab...

Maryams Maze: A Modern Arabic Novel

A new paperback edition of the story of a young woman lost in a chaotic world

Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment

With its emphasis on the primacy of change, this study arrives at a particularly auspicious moment,...

Yusif Sayigh: Arab Economist and Palestinian Patriot: A Fractured Life Story

Yusif Sayigh

Arab Economist and Palestinian Patriot: A Fractured Life Story

An acclaimed economist and lifelong Palestinian nationalist Yusif Sayigh (1916-2004) came of age at...

Understanding Islamic Fundamentalism: The Theological and Ideological Basis of al-Qa'ida's Political Tactics

Understanding Islamic Fundamentalism

The Theological and Ideological Basis of al-Qa'ida's Political Tactics

Beginning with an examination of early Islamic fundamentalist movements such as Kharjism, Ibadism,...

The Literary Life of Cairo: One Hundred Years in the Heart of the City

The Literary Life of Cairo

One Hundred Years in the Heart of the City

Readings from literary works that re-construct a century of Cairo's changing social life.Unlike The...

Memories In Translation: A Life between the Lines of Arabic Literature

Memories In Translation

A Life between the Lines of Arabic Literature

A personal account from the worlds foremost translator of modern Arabic fiction

Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation

Amarna Sunset

Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation

This new study, drawing on the latest research, tells the story of the decline and fall of the...

Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

Christianity and monasticism have flourished along the Nile Valley in the Aswan region of Upper...