Category: - ISLAM IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Sort

Showing 1-6 of 6

FREYA STARK Passionate Nomad

By: Geniesse Jane Fletcher

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012536

ISBN: 070113710x

Condition: Excellent


Freya Stark has been described as audacious, charismatic, exasperating, extravagant and remarkable. Whatever the description Freya lived life to the full. She was an explorer, writer, photographer and unofficial diplomat. She travelled throughout the Middle East exploring Yemen, Syria, Persia, Arabia, Turkey and was described by T.E. LAWRENCE AS A GALLANT CREATURE, A REMARKABLE PERSON. During the Second World War she worked for the Foreign Office in Baghdad and Cairo... View more info

Image for 34 DAYS  Israel, Hezbollah, and the War in Lebanon

34 DAYS Israel, Hezbollah, and the War in Lebanon

By: Harel Amos and Issacharoff Avi

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan, Uk: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012518

ISBN: 0230604005

Condition: Good to Very Good


This book is a reconstruction by the authors of the progression of the war and investigates the diplomatic battles that took place in Paris, Washington and New York which would eventually end the war. Inscription in book and tear to a page. View more info

Image for BEWARE OF SMALL STATES  Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East

BEWARE OF SMALL STATES Lebanon, Battleground of the Middle East

By: Hirst David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Faber - London: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012503

ISBN: 057123741X

Condition: Very Good


Very well researched and presented book by David Hirst a veteran Middle East journalist and author. Hirst charts the interplay between a uniquely complex country and its neighbouring states through all the historical experiences of the modern Middle East, the transition from Ottoman Turkish rule to European colonial domionation, the loss of Palestine to the settler-state of Israel and the wars and ceaseless violence that followed. The history of Lebanon is also a histo... View more info

Image for PASSION FOR ISLAM   Shaping the Modern Middle East:  The Egyptian Experience

PASSION FOR ISLAM Shaping the Modern Middle East: The Egyptian Experience

By: Murphy Caryle

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Scribner, New York: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012190

ISBN: 0743235789

Condition: Excellent


Written by a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, this authoritative and enthralling primer on the modern face of Islam provides one of the most comprehensive acountings for the roots of religious terrorism and Middle Eastern strife. The author has personal experiences and observations of Egyptian encounters during her five years as the Washington Post's Cairo bureau chief and provides a wide ranging, well researched work on the Middle East and Islam. Name in front and ... View more info

Image for THE ORIGINS OF THE ARAB-ISRAELI WARS

THE ORIGINS OF THE ARAB-ISRAELI WARS

By: Ovendale Ritchie

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Longman, London: 1985

Seller ID: 2016067

ISBN: 0582492572

Condition: Good


Book in good condition, tight binding. First four pages have a little bit of nibbling top right hand corner. Small name and date on one page, else good. Well researched and presented account of the history leading to this conflict. View more info

PAKISTAN At the Crosscurrent of History

By: Ziring Lawrence

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Oneworld Publications UK: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Ex Library

Seller ID: 2017029

ISBN: 1851683275

Condition: Very Good


Very well researched and presented by the author a political scientist and long time observer of the Pakistan scene. Ex Library with two stamps, book in very gtood condition, appears unread. View more info