Middle Eastern Studies

  • A Divided Paradise

    A Divided Paradise

    An Irishman in the Holy Land

    By David Lynch

    This account is a product of Irish freelance journalist David Lynch's experiences in the Holy Land. While focusing on the contemporary life of ordinary Palestinians and Israelis, the book also delves into the contested history of the region, providing accessible background to...

    Paper - 9781848400139 - $ 22.00

  • A History of the Middle East

    A History of the Middle East

    From Antiquity to the Present Day

    By Georges Corm

    Contributions by: Hala Khawam

    Georges Corm's work on the contemporary Middle East, and the relationship between Europe and the Middle East, is essential reading. This concise account of the history of the Middle East from before Islam to the present day is...

    Paper - 9781859642207 - $ 34.95

  • And Freedom Became a Public-Square

    And Freedom Became a Public-Square

    Political, Sociological and Religious Overviews on the Arab Christians and the Arabic Spring

    By Najib George Awad

    From an Arab Christian perspective, this book introduces some of the substantial components and the pivotal ramifications of the latest revolutions in the Arab World, known as "the Arabic Spring." It offers a fresh,...

    Paper - 9783643902665 - $ 44.95

  • Arab Spring

    Arab Spring

    Reflections on Political Changes in the Arab World and its Future

    Edited by: Anwar Alam

    This book, which contains 19 scholarly papers grouped into five thematic parts, broadly deals with social-political forces, ideas, discourses, and events that have shaped the emergence of the Arab Spring, while delineating its broad meanings and...

    Cloth - 9788177083958 - $ 87.50

  • Cartoons and Extremism

    Cartoons and Extremism

    Israel and the Jews in Arab and Western Media

    By Joel Kotek

    Contributions by: Moshe Kantor

    The outrage sparked by the Danish cartoon affair - the publication of images of the Prophet Muhammad in the European press - was a sharp reminder of the potency of the cartoon in the modern...

    Paper - 9780853037521 - $ 17.95

  • Challenging Retrenchment

    Challenging Retrenchment

    The United States, Great Britain and the Middle East, 1950-1980

    Edited by: Tore T. Petersen

    This collection of essays examines the British and American experience in the Middle East from 1950 to 1980. The book compares British and American foreign policy in the Far East and the Persian Gulf, explaining that...

    Paper - 9788251925884 - $ 54.00

  • Close Encounters with Twenty Israeli Writers

    Close Encounters with Twenty Israeli Writers

    By Eilat Negev

    This collection of biographies is the first of its kind, as Israeli literature is almost devoid of author biographies. They are arranged chronologically and cover a hundred years of Israeli literature; the change of style and subject matter hints at the demographical and historical transformations that have...

    Cloth - 9780853034858 - $ 67.95

  • Close Encounters with Twenty Israeli Writers

    Close Encounters with Twenty Israeli Writers

    By Eilat Negev

    This collection of biographies is the first of its kind, as Israeli literature is almost devoid of author biographies. They are arranged chronologically and cover a hundred years of Israeli literature; the change of style and subject matter hints at the demographical and historical transformations that have...

    Paper - 9780853034865 - $ 32.95

  • Commercial Arbitration in the Arab Middle East

    Commercial Arbitration in the Arab Middle East

    Shari'a, Syria, Lebanon, and Egypt (Second Edition)

    This second edition has been completely revised and updated to offer a fully modern account of domestic commercial arbitration practice in the Middle East. The first part of the book dealing with Shari`a continues to draw on the major sources of Shari`a, with illustrations...

    Cloth - 9781841134444 - $ 344.00

  • Contemporary West Asia

    Contemporary West Asia

    Politics and Development

    Edited by: Anwar Alam

    War, conflict, and terrorism define the face of contemporary West Asia (Middle East). However, there are far more important issues and challenges that are currently troubling the governments of West Asian nations. These include: political, economic, and social challenges * Islamic militancy * growing...

    Cloth - 9788177082470 - $ 49.75