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Jerusalem City of the Book
ISBN: HB: 9780300222852, Yale University Press, June 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 colour illus., 23 black&white illus.
In this enchanting book, Merav Mack and Benjamin Balint explore Jerusalem's libraries to tell the story of this city as a place where some of the world's most enduring ideas were put into words. The writers of Jerusalem, although renowned the world o...
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£20,00
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Matilda Empress, Queen, Warrior
ISBN: HB: 9780300227253, Yale University Press, March 2019
296 pp., 23.5x15.6 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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Arabs A 3,000-Year History of Peoples, Tribes and Empires
ISBN: PB: 9780300180282, Yale University Press, March 2019
656 pp., 23.5x15.6 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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Crusader Armies 1099-1187
ISBN: HB: 9780300218145, Yale University Press, July 2018
424 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 colour illus., 21 maps
During the Crusades, the Western and Muslim armies developed various highly sophisticated strategies of both attack and defense, which evolved during the course of the battles. In this ambitious new work, Steve Tibble draws on a wide range of Muslim...
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Persian Gulf Command A History of the Second World War in Iran and Iraq
ISBN: HB: 9780300221961, Yale University Press, May 2018
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 map, 24 black&white illus.
This dynamic history is the first to construct a total picture of the experience and impact of World War II in Iran and Iraq. Contending that these two countries were more important to the Allied forces' war operations than has ever been acknowledged...
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£25,00
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Other Middle East An Anthology of Modern Levantine Literature
ISBN: HB: 9780300204445, Yale University Press, March 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
This unique literary collection offers a window on the contemporary Levant, a region comprising most of Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Palestine, Israel, Cyprus, parts of southern Turkey and northwestern Iraq, and the Sinai Peninsula. Originally written in...
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£45,00
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Germany and the Ottoman Railways Art, Empire, and Infrastructure
ISBN: HB: 9780300225648, Yale University Press, November 2017
204 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 77 colour illus., 66 black&white illus.
With lines extending from Bosnia to Baghdad to Medina, the Ottoman Railway Network (1868-1919) was the pride of the empire and its ultimate emblem of modernization – yet it was largely designed and bankrolled by German corporations. This exemplifies...
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£55,00
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Words are Weapons Inside ISIS's Rhetoric of Terror
ISBN: HB: 9780300223224, Yale University Press, October 2017
256 pp., 21x14 cm
ISIS wages war not only on the battlefield but also online and in the media. Through a close examination of the words and images ISIS uses, with particular attention to the "digital caliphate" on the web, Philippe-Joseph Salazar theorizes an aestheti...
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Black Banners of Isis The Roots of the New Caliphate
ISBN: HB: 9780300228359, Yale University Press, September 2017
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
With tremendous speed, the Islamic State has moved from the margins to the center of life in the Middle East. Despite recent setbacks, its ability to conquer and retain huge swaths of territory has demonstrated its skillful tactical maneuvering, ambi...
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Great Partition The Making of India and Pakistan (New Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300230321, Yale University Press, July 2017
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white illus.
This new edition of Yasmin Khan's reappraisal of the tumultuous India-Pakistan Partition features an introduction reflecting on the latest research and on ways in which commemoration of the Partition has changed, and considers the Partition in light...
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£12,99
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