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  • Sayyid Qutb: An Intellectual Biography

    Syracuse University Press
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    Giedre SabaseviciutePaperback, 300 pages9780815637288   No Arab historical figure is more demonized than the Egyptian literati-turned-Islamist Sayy...

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  • A Physician on the Nile

    Library of Arabic Literature
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    Abd al-Latif al-BaghdadiTim Mackintosh-Smith (translation)Paperback, 288 pagesEnglish-only edition9781479820078 A Description of Egypt and Journal ...

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  • Consorts of the Caliphs: Women and the Court of Baghdad PB

    Library of Arabic Literature
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    Ibn al-Sa'iPaperback, 176 pagesEnglish-only edition9781479866793   Accounts of remarkable women at the world's most powerful court   Consorts of th...

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  • The Sword of Ambition: Bureaucratic Rivalry in Medieval Egypt

    Library of Arabic Literature
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    ʿUthmān ibn Ibrāhīm al-NābulusīLuke Yarbrough (translation)Paperback, 224 pagesEnglish-only edition9781479824786   Patronage, power, and competitio...

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  • The Excellence of the Arabs

    Library of Arabic Literature
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    Ibn QutaybahSarah Bowen Savant, Peter Webb (translation)Paperback, 224 pagesEnglish-only edition9781479899265   A spirited defense of Arab identity...

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  • Aleppo: The Rise and Fall of Syria's Great Merchant City

    I.B. Tauris
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    Philip Mansel Paperback, 288 pages 9781784538477   A poignant testament to the city shattered by Syria's civil war. Aleppo lies in ruins, a casualt...

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  • The Fall of Reza Shah

    I.B. Tauris
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    Shaul BakhashPaperback, 184 pages9780755638093   Reza Shah's authoritarian and modernising reign transformed Iran, but his rule and Iran's independ...

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  • Archive Wars: The Politics of History in Saudi Arabia

    Stanford University Press
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    Rosie BsheerPaperback, 416 pages9781503612570   The production of history is premised on the selective erasure of certain pasts and the artefacts t...

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  • Patriot of Persia : Muhammad Mossadegh and a Very British Coup

    Vintage
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    Christopher de BellaiguePaperback, 336 pages9780099540489   On 19 August 1953 the British and American intelligence agencies launched a desperate c...

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  • Secularism in the Arab World

    Edinburgh University Press
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    Aziz al-AzmehDavid Bond (translation)Paperback, 592 pages9781474447478 Contexts, Ideas and Consequences   This book is a translation of Aziz al-Azm...

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  • Cairo 1921: Ten Days that Made the Middle East

    Yale University Press
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    C. Brad FaughtHardback, 264 pages9780300256741   The first comprehensive history of the 1921 Cairo Conference which reveals its enduring impact on ...

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  • Iran: A Modern History PB

    Yale University Press
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    Abbas Amanat Paperback, 1008 pages 9780300248937   A masterfully researched history of Iran from 1501 to 2009   This history of modern Iran is not ...

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  • Egypt: A Short History

    Princeton University Press
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    Robert L. TignorPaperback9780691153070

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  • Iran: A Very Short Introduction

    Oxford University Press
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    Ali Ansari Paperback 9780199669349

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  • The Book of Charlatans

    Library of Arabic Literature
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    Jamal al-Din Abd al-Rahim al-Jawbari Humphrey Davies (translation) Paperback, 320 pages English-only edition 9781479813247   Uncovering the profess...

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  • These Bodies of Water: Notes on the British Empire, the Middle East and Where We Meet

    Tinder Press
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    Sabrina MahfouzPaperback, 320 pages9781472282491   Are you not made of Suez silt? How do we know you won't shore our boats by making yourself bigge...

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  • The Emergence of Modern Shi'ism

    Oneworld
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    Zackery M. Heern Paperback 9781780744964   Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran

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  • How the West Stole Democracy from the Arabs

    Grove Press
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    Elizabeth F. Thompson Paperback, 496 pages 9781611854640   The Syrian Congress of 1920 and the Destruction of its Liberal-Islamic Alliance   When E...

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  • The Book Collectors of Daraya

    Pan Macmillan
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    Delphine Minoui Paperback, 208 pages 9781529012330   A Band of Syrian Rebels, Their Underground Library, and the Stories that Carried Them Through ...

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  • The Nature of Tyranny and the Devastating Results of Oppression

    Hurst
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    Abdul Rahman Al-Kawakibi Amer Chaikhouni (translation) Hardback, 152 pages 9781787385481   A pathbreaking analysis of tyranny by one of the 19th ce...

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  • Rivals in the Gulf

    Routledge
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    David H. Warren Hardback, 136 pages 9780367280628   Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Abdullah Bin Bayyah, and the Qatar-UAE Contest Over the Arab Spring and the ...

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  • War-Torn: The Unmaking of Syria, 2011–2021

    Hurst
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    Leïla Vignal Hardback, 328 pages 9781787384767   To see Syria’s future in the Middle East, we must analyse its destruction: not just the physical r...

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  • Faisal I of Iraq

    Yale University Press
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    Ali A. Allawi Hardback, 672 pages 9780300127324   The first major biography of the founder of modern Iraq, a charismatic champion of Arab independe...

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    Poisoned Well: Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East PB

    Hurst
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    Roger Hardy Paperback, 288 pages 9781849049542    Hardy examines the unfortunate legacies of intervention that continue to fester almost fifty year...

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