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Middle Eastern history

The current turmoil in the Middle East is on all of our minds. For a selection of titles that presaged the current revolutionary enviroment see our Revolution in the Middle East

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The Battle for Home: The Memoir of a...
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Marwa al-Sabouni; Roger Scruton
 
Drawing on the author's personal experience of living and working as an architect in Syria, this book offers an eyewitness perspective on the country's bitter conflict through the lens of...
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The Hunting Season: The Execution of...
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James Harkin
 
Based on his groundbreaking reporting for Vanity Fair, journalist James Harkin's harrowing investigation into the abduction, captivity, and execution of American journalist James Foley and the fate of more than...
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Lawrence of Arabia's War: The Arabs,...
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Neil Faulkner
 
A wealth of new research and thinking on Lawrence, the Arab Revolt, and World War One in the Middle East, providing essential background to today's violent conflicts
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A Line in the Sand: Britain, France...
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James Barr
 
The untold story of how British-French rivalry drew the battle-lines of the modern Middle East
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Jerusalem: The Biography
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Simon Sebag Montefiore
The epic story of Jerusalem told through the lives of the men and women who created, ruled and inhabited it.
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In the Shadow of the Sword: The ...
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Tom Holland
 
From the bestselling author of Rubicon and Persian Fire comes this thrilling panoramic account of the rise of Islam
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City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death and ...
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Ramita Navai
 
Winner of the DEBUT POLITICAL BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2015 A searing, energetic portrait of life in modern Tehran - 'deeply researched yet as exciting as a novel'...
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Under the Black Flag: At the Frontier...
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Sami Moubayed
 
The inside account of ISIS, including first-hand accounts and interviews.
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Arc of the Gurkha: From Nepal to the...
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Alex Schlacher
 
A stunning and powerful book of photographs that reveal the human face of the legendary Gurkha Brigade
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A History of the Arab Peoples
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Albert Hourani; Malise Ruthven; ...
 
Featuring the history of the Arab peoples from the seventh century, when the new religion of Islam began to spread from the Arabian peninsula westwards, this book offers an insight...
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Mecca: The Sacred City
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Ziauddin Sardar
 
Mecca is the heart of Islam. It is the birthplace of Muhammad, the direction towards which Muslims turn when they pray and the site of pilgrimage which annually draws...
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The Crossing: My Journey to the...
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Samar Yazbek; Nashwa Gowanlock; Ruth...
 
From the first innocent demonstrations for democracy, through the beginnings of the Free Syrian Army, to the arrival of ISIS, this book offers remarkable snapshots of soldiers, children, ordinary men...
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Unspeakable Love: Gay and Lesbian ...
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Brian Whitaker
 
Amid all the talk of reform in the Middle East, homosexuality is one issue that almost everyone in the region would prefer to ignore. Deeply informed and engagingly written, Unspeakable...
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Cursed Victory: A History of Israel...
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Ahron Bregman
 
Drawing on countless interviews, letters and top secret memos, this book traces the evolution of the military occupation over four decades. It provides vivid portraits of the key players in...
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Losing Small Wars: British Military...
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Frank Ledwidge
 
Examines the British involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan, asking how and why it went so wrong. This title looks at the failures of strategic thinking and culture that led to...
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Israel: A History
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Anita Shapira
 
A timely and definitive narrative history of Israel in the context of the modern Jewish experience and the Middle East. Ideal for anyone seeking to understand the roots of the...
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