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Early Mubarak Years 1982-1989 The Non-Fiction Writing of Naguib Mahfouz, Volume III
ISBN: HB: 9781909942110, University of Chicago Press, Gingko Library, July 2020
280 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In these essays Naguib Mahfouz comments on Egyptian politics, the role of Parliament, and the institutional changes that took place in Egypt after Honsi Mubarak became President in 1981. 
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Battle for Syria International Rivalry in the New Middle East
ISBN: PB: 9780300249910, Yale University Press, April 2020
384 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Updated with two new chapters, this book exposes the profound influence of the United States, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Qatar in Syria's bloody conflict and explores the implications of the perceived decline of American power in the Mid...
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Matilda Empress, Queen, Warrior
ISBN: PB: 9780300251470, ISBN: HB: 9780300227253, Yale University Press, February 2020
296 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Matilda was a daughter, wife, and mother. But she was also empress, heir to the English crown – the first woman ever to hold the position – and an able military general. This new biography explores Matilda's achievements as military and political le...
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Partitioning Palestine British Policymaking at the End of Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780226665788, University of Chicago Press, January 2020
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 14 halftones
"Partitioning Palestine" is the first history of the ideological and political forces that led to the idea of partition – that is, a division of territory and sovereignty – in British mandate Palestine in the first half of the twentieth century. Inve...
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End of Middle East History and Other Conjectures
ISBN: PB: 9780674241336, Harvard University Press, January 2020
130 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"The End of Middle East History and Other Conjectures" is an unapologetic collection of imaginative essays from thought-provoking Middle East scholar Richard W. Bulliet. Not your ordinary think pieces, this volume collects for the first time Bulliet'...
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Arabs A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires
ISBN: PB: 9780300251630, Yale University Press, December 2019
656 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 26 colour illus., 4 maps
This kaleidoscopic book covers almost 3,000 years of Arab history and shines a light on the footloose Arab peoples and tribes who conquered lands and disseminated their language and culture over vast distances. Tracing this process to the origins of...
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Catch-67 The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War
ISBN: PB: 9780300248418, ISBN: HB: 9780300236743, Yale University Press, December 2019
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Since the Six-Day War, Israelis have been entrenched in a national debate over whether to keep the land they conquered or to return some, if not all, of the territories to Palestinians. In a balanced and insightful analysis, Micah Goodman deftly shed...
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Muslim Brotherhood and the West A History of Enmity and Engagement
ISBN: PB: 9780674241664, ISBN: HB: 9780674970700, Harvard University Press, December 2019
672 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
"The Muslim Brotherhood and the West" is the first comprehensive history of the relationship between the world's largest Islamist movement and the Western powers that have dominated the Middle East for the past century: Britain and the United States....
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Understanding Libya Since Gaddafi
ISBN: PB: 9781849048880, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Why has Libya fallen apart since 2011? The world has largely given up trying to understand how the revolution that toppled Muammar Gaddafi has left the country a failed state and a major security headache for Europe. Gaddafi's...
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Iran A Modern History
ISBN: PB: 9780300248937, ISBN: HB: 9780300112542, Yale University Press, October 2019
1008 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 56 colour illus., 163 black&white illus.
This history of modern Iran is not a survey in the conventional sense but an ambitious exploration of the story of a nation. It offers a revealing look at how events, people, and institutions are shaped by currents that sometimes reach back hundreds...
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