Berkshire Academic Press

Berkshire Academic Press is an independent company based in the UK publishing in all academic fields but specializing in monographs and edited volumes in the subject areas of Middle Eastern Studies, Mediterranean Studies and Islamic Studies


  • Giving Voices to the Voiceless

    Giving Voices to the Voiceless

    Gender-Based Violence in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

    By Jamileh Abu-Duhou

    Gender-based violence affects women throughout their lives and occurs in different abusive forms, including physical, psychological, sexual, and economic abuse. Gender-based violence has a diverse impact on women and may result in homicides, suicides, and many adverse health problems. It occurs...

    Cloth - 9781907784040 - $ 74.95

  • Global Arctic

    Global Arctic

    Sovereignty and the Future of the North

    By Scott Nicholas Romaniuk

    As the Arctic undergoes drastic change, it has become a hotly contested region attracting unprecedented international attention. Rising temperatures, accessibility to vital resources, questions of sovereignty and jurisdiction, and the need to secure national interests in a global era has...

    Cloth - 9781907784095 - $ 59.95

  • Hushed Voices

    Hushed Voices

    Unacknowledged Atrocities of the 20th Century

    Edited by: Heribert Adam

    Unlike widely reported genocides - such as those in Nazi Germany, Rwanda, and Cambodia - some atrocities remain unacknowledged, denied, and excluded from history textbooks. Yet, the buried past is important. Not only because perpetrators of gross human rights violations should...

    Cloth - 9781907784002 - $ 60.00

  • Hushed Voices

    Hushed Voices

    Unacknowledged Atrocities of the 20th Century

    Edited by: Heribert Adam

    Unlike widely reported genocides - such as those in Nazi Germany, Rwanda, and Cambodia - some atrocities remain unacknowledged, denied, and excluded from history textbooks. Yet, the buried past is important. Not only because perpetrators of gross human rights violations should...

    Paper - 9781907784033 - $ 25.00

  • In the Shadows of the Master

    In the Shadows of the Master

    Al-Mutanabbi's Legacy and the Quest for the Center in Fatimid and Andalusian Poetry

    By Majd Yaser Al-Mallah

    In the Shadows of the Master offers original translations and analysis - and provides anecdotal and historical context - for five important odes written by four of the Arab world's most influential poets in...

    Cloth - 9781907784071 - $ 69.95

  • Pearls From Arabia

    Pearls From Arabia

    Edited by: Mohammed Mahfoodh Al Ardhi

    Pearls from Arabia is a collection of beautiful words spoken by the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) around 15 centuries ago. The reflective and inspirational words will direct the reader to the simple, peaceful, and honorable aspects of life, which all humans need, but which are...

    Paper - 9781907784026 - $ 19.95

  • The Curtain Maker of Beirut

    The Curtain Maker of Beirut

    Conversations with the Lebanese

    By Teresa Thornhill

    It is March, 2006. At a sit-in for the "Disappeared" in downtown Beirut, an old woman describes the abduction of her teenage son by the Syrians in 1978. She is still waiting to learn his fate. For such a woman - and there are...

    Cloth - 9781907784019 - $ 45.00

  • The Curtain Maker of Beirut

    The Curtain Maker of Beirut

    Conversations with the Lebanese

    By Teresa Thornhill

    It is March, 2006. At a sit-in for the "Disappeared" in downtown Beirut, an old woman describes the abduction of her teenage son by the Syrians in 1978. She is still waiting to learn his fate. For such a woman - and there are...

    Paper - 9781907784064 - $ 19.95

  • The Donkey Lady

    The Donkey Lady

    and Other Tales from the Arabian Gulf

    Edited by: Patty Paine, Jesse Ulmer, Michael Hersrud

    From mischievous goats to magical fish, this book offers readers a diverse and delightful collection of illustrated folk tales from the Middle East that will appeal to children. The book represents the culmination of...

    Cloth - 9781907784125 - $ 34.50