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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 Way to the Spring: Life and Death...
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Ben Ehrenreich
 
This is a book about Palestine today. It is neither apologetic nor romanticized, but a powerful and brilliantly realized scream of a book, scorching and tender, from a...
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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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The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great...
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Eugene Rogan
 
For some four centuries the Ottoman Empire had been one of the most powerful states in Europe as well as ruler of the Middle East. By 1914 it had been...
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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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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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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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The Golden Hill
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Francis Spufford
 
New York, a small town on the tip of Manhattan island, 1746. One rainy evening in November, a handsome young stranger fresh off the boat pitches up at a counting-house...
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Black Flags: The Rise of Isis
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Joby Warrick
 
Traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread to become the world's greatest threat. This title shows how the zeal...
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Under the Black Flag: An Exclusive...
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Sami Moubayed
 
The inside account of ISIS, including first-hand accounts and interviews.
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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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The Girl Who Beat ISIS: Farida's Story
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Farida Khalaf; Andrea C. Hoffmann
 
In August 2014, Farida, like any ordinary teenage girl, was enjoying the summer holidays. But Farida lived in the mountains of northern Iraq. Her village was an ISIS target. ISIS...
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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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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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Xerxes: A Persian Life
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Richard Stoneman
 
The first full-scale account of a Persian king vilified by history
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The Second Arab Awakening: And the...
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Marwan Muasher
 
A knowledgeable insider provides the first clear view of what has happened in the Arab world and why This important book is not about immediate events or policies or...
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The 51 Day War: Resistance and Ruin ...
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Max Blumenthal
 
Journalist and bestselling author Max Blumenthal reports on Israel's 2014 Operation Protective Edge that razed Gaza.
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