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Middle Eastern

  • 'Anticipating' the 2011 Arab Uprisingsby Rita Sakr

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.66

    This Pivot volume explores an exciting range of powerful novels and memoirs from Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria that reveal political geographies of injustice and popular discontent thus 'anticipating' or imaginatively envisioning as well as participating in some of the major current upheavals in their particular national contexts. more...

  • ?ad?th As Scriptureby A. Musa

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2008; US$ 21.19

    This work explores the earliest extant discussions on the authority of the Hadith in Islam and compares them with contemporary debates. These lively and often polemical debates are mostly popular discussions in which Muslims from different backgrounds and cultures participate - making this topic relevant to Muslims in their daily lives, as well as... more...

  • The Aesthetic of Revolution in the Film and Literature of Naguib Mahfouz (1952–1967)by Nathaniel Greenberg

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.50

    This book examines the impact of revolution on one of the great literary minds of the twentieth century: Naguib Mahfouz. Concentrating on the years following the 1952 Free-Officers’ Coup that brought an end to British colonialism in Egypt, this book analyzes Mahfouz’s turn to screenplay writing, and examines the significance of that transition.... more...

  • After the American Centuryby Brian T. Edwards

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    When Henry Luce announced in 1941 that we were living in an American century,” he believed the international popularity of American culture made a world favorable to U.S. interests. For decades, his claim seemed to hold. Now, in the digital twenty-first century, the American century” has been superseded, as American movies, music, video games, and... more...

  • America in An Arab Mirrorby Mouna El Kahla; K. Abdel-Malek

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 37.07

    This distinguished anthology presents for the first time in English travel essays by Arabic writers who have visited America in the second half of the century. The view of America which emerges from these accounts is at once fascinating and illuminating, but never monolithic. The writers hail from a variety of viewpoints, regions, and backgrounds,... more...

  • America in an Arab Mirrorby Kamal Abdel-Malek

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 39.00

    This distinguished anthology presents for the first time in English travel essays by Arabic writers who have visited America in the second half of the century. The view of America which emerges from these accounts is at once fascinating and illuminating, but never monolithic. The writers hail from a variety of viewpoints, regions, and backgrounds,... more...

  • Ancient Persia in Western Historyby Sasan Samiei

    I.B.Tauris 2014; US$ 14.95

    The Achaemenid Empire, founded by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century, was at its height the largest empire the world had yet seen, stretching across Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. Because this first Persian Empire fought a series of wars against the Ancient Greek city-states, it has often been cast in opposition to the Hellenistic cultures... more...

  • Arab Islamic Voices, Agencies, and Abilitiesby Saloua Ali Ben Zahra

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 85.50

    This book explores portrayals of the disabled in Arab/Muslim post-colonial North African and Middle Eastern societies in genres ranging from classical Arabic scripture to secular popular culture. Arab/Muslim characters in Arab, Islamic, Islamist, Francophone, and global societies are explored. more...

  • Arab Representations of the Occidentby Rasheed El-Enany

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This is one of the first books in English to explore Arab responses to Western culture and values in modern Arab literature. Through in-depth research El-Enany examines the attitudes as expressed mainly through works of fiction written by Arab authors during the twentieth, and, to a lesser extent, nineteenth century. It constitutes an original addition... more...

  • Arabian Nightsby Richard Burton

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 2.80

    Probably one of the original 'story within a story' books, Arabian nights is a selection of stories told by a young girl on her wedding night to a prince who has sworn to kill any girl who marries him. Her clever stories serve as 'cliff-hangers' and keep him from murdering her night after night. This collection is where classic fairy tales such as... more...