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Iraq, An Illustrated History and Guide

IRQ15
Gilles Munier
Interlink Publishing Group
2004
240
1566565138
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This concise guide, chock full of color photographs, covers the history, culture, religion and tumultuous current events of Iraq.
$20.00

Ancient Iraq

IRQ01
Georges Roux
Penguin Putnam
1993
546
014012523X
PAPER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A thorough introduction to the ancient peoples of modern Iraq.
$19.00

A Reed Shaken by the Winds

MDE72
Gavin Maxwell
Sickle Moon
2004
224
0907871933
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Mawell's luminous account of travels with Wilfred Thesiger among among Iraq's reed-dwelling Marsh Arabs in the 1950s.
$34.95

Understanding Iraq

IRQ14
William Polk
HarperCollins
2006
221
0060764694
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brisk, well-informed analysis of the present situation in Iraq in the context of Iraqi history from Babylonian and Assyrian antecedents, Mongol invasion, British rule, to U.S. policy.
$14.99

Iraq Map

MDE69
Gizi Map
2008
1
9632042999
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A nicely detailed map of Iraq and surrounding areas with tinted relief and landscape features.
$14.95

Baghdad Map

IRQ03
Gizi Map
1
963206285X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed street map of Baghdad.
$14.95

Bradt Iraq

MDE70
Karen Dabrowska
Bradt Publications
2015
384
1841624888
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This second, post-Saddam edition of the British guide to Iraq focuses on the culture, land and recent history of this ancient land.
$29.99

National Geographic Atlas of the Middle East

MDE71
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic
2008
128
1426202210
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
These maps graphically illustrate the history, politics, people and resources of the Middle East. With 40 photographs and 80 maps, including a two-page spread on each of the 16 nations.
$21.95

A Fist in the Hornet's Nest: On the Ground in Baghdad Before, During, and After the War

IRQ12
Richard Engel
Hyperion
2004
256
1401301150
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
A gripping memoir and vivid account of the preparation, siege and aftershocks of the American invasion of Baghdad.
$30.99

A History of the Arab Peoples

MDE11
Albert Hourani
Belknap Press
2010
624
0674058194
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Called a landmark, masterpiece and essential to understanding the Middle East, Hourani's chronicle of the political, spiritual, religious and cultural traditions of the Arab peoples is brought up to date with an afterword by noted Islamic scholar Malise Ruthven.
$22.50

A Peace to End All Peace

ARB13
David Fromkin
Henry Holt
2009
688
0805088091
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Indispensable to understanding current tensions, alliances and the colonial legacy of the region, Fromkin's vivid tale of the fall of the Ottoman Empire and the making of the modern Middle East is out in a 20th anniversary edition.
$24.00

Baghdad, City of Peace, City of Blood

IRQ32
Justin Marozzi
Da Capo Press
2014
470
0306823985
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Sub-subtitled "A History in Thirteen Centuries" Justin Marozzi’s work is the first history on Baghdad in 80 years. The author, a Councillor of the Royal Geographic Society, recounts the ups and downs of the ancient city, how it was once the greatest capital on Earth and how, quite recently, it descended into bloodshed.
$32.00

Crusade, The Untold Story of the Persian Gulf War

ARB46
Rick Atkinson
Houghton Mifflin Company
1994
520
0395710839
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An extensive account of the 42-day Persian Gulf War and how it single-handedly transformed modern warfare.
$17.95

Dreams and Shadows, The Future of the Middle East

MDE150
Robin B. Wright
Penguin Putnam
2009
480
0143114891
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Wright reports on the ideas, movements and obstacles to change in this incisive portrait. With chapters on the Palestinians, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Iraq and Morocco.
$18.00

Iraq, A History

IRQ33
John F. Robertson
Oneworld Publications
2016
400
178074949X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, scholarly account of Iraq’s history that explores the empires of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, the ascent of Islam and the rise of the Renaissance-era Middle East.
$24.99

Islam and the West

ARB12
Bernard Lewis
Oxford University Press
1994
217
0195090616
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
In this illuminating collection of essays, one of the great authorities on the Middle East explores the common ground shared by Islam and the West.
$19.99

Islam, A Short History

ISL15
Karen Armstrong
Modern Library
2002
230
081296618X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Armstrong brings authority and experience to this vivid, clear-headed survey of the history and impact of Islam, from the birth of Mohammad to present-day challenges.
$17.00

Islam, The Straight Path

MDE22
John L. Esposito
Oxford University Press
2010
304
0195396006
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A well-written survey of the faith, practice and beliefs of Islam. Its balanced tone and content are intended for an undergraduate audience, yet it also functions as an excellent overview for the general reader.
$59.95

Kurdistan, In the Shadow of History

IRN57
Susan Meiselas
University of Chicago Press
2008
0226519287
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Through narrative and photographs, award-winning photographer Meiselas presents a cultural and historical portrait of the Kurdish homeland.
$49.00

Life in the Ancient Near East, 3100-332 B.C.

MDE56
Daniel C. Snell
Yale University Press
1997
288
0300076665
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
From the dawn of the written word to conquest by Alexander the Great, the history of the ancient Middle East is traced in this readable, thoroughly researched overview of economic, social and cultural development in the world of the Bible.
$28.00

Marching Toward Hell, America and Islam after Iraq

ISL81
Michael Scheuer
Free Press
2008
364
074329971X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
CIA veteran Scheuer argues that the ongoing instability in Iraq is beneficial for al Qaeda and recommends shifting American ideological, military and political views to get back on track.
$24.99

Mesopotamia, Assyrians, Sumerians, Babylonians

MDE118
Enrico Ascalone
University of California Press
2007
368
0520252667
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A clear, highly illustrated introduction to the history, culture and archaeological finds of the ancient Mesopotamians.
$34.95

Overthrow, America's Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

USA148
Stephen Kinzer
Henry Holt and Company
2007
384
0805082409
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
In this compelling review of American adventures overseas, Kinzer crisply outlines the events, politics and personalities of 14 cases in which America has brought down foreign governments over the last 110 years.
$19.99

Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East

MDE87
Rashid Khalidi
Beacon Press
2005
240
0807002356
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A readable brief history of Arab foreign relations. Khalidi, a critic of the current turn-of-events, is professor of Arab studies at Columbia University.
$20.00

Squandered Victory, The American Occupation And the Bungled Effort to Bring Democracy to Iraq

IRQ22
Larry Diamond
Henry Holt
2006
395
0805080082
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Diamond's provocative first-hand account of how the American effort to establish democracy in Iraq was hampered not only by insurgents and terrorists but also by a long chain of miscalculations, missed opportunities and acts of ideological blindness.
$26.99

The Arab World, Forty Years of Change

ARB33
Elizabeth Warnock and Robert Fernea, Thomas Hartwell (Photographer)
Doubleday
1997
432
0385485204
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An award-winning look at life in the Middle East, updated in the 1990s. The authors revisit towns and cities, paying close attention to how changes such as the Gulf War and Arab-Israeli peace negotiations have impacted daily life.
$17.95

The Foreigner's Gift, The Americans, the Arabs, and the Iraqis in Iraq

IRQ21
Fouad Ajami
Free Press
2007
379
0743236688
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Ajami delves beneath the familiar picture of Iraq -- a land where sectarianism clashes with fundamentalism, modernity with tradition, democracy with nationalism -- to get at the underlying truths of real Iraqis' lives and desires in this masterful portrait of the country.
$16.00

The Heirs of Mohammad, Islam's First Century and the Origins of the Sunni-shia Split

ISL65
Barnaby Rogerson
Overlook Press
2008
432
1585678961
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
Rogerson transports the reader back to the 7th-century in this gripping tale of the intrigue, politics and personalities surrounding the division of Islam into Shia and Sunni factions.
$27.95

The Middle East, A Brief History of the Last 2000 Years

MDE26
Bernard Lewis
Touchstone
1997
433
0684832801
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A sweeping history of the Middle East of the last 2,000 years. Princeton historian Lewis concentrates on the social, cultural and economic changes that have taken place, and concludes with a note of pessimism about the future.
$19.00

When Baghdad Ruled the Muslim World

MDE85
Hugh Kennedy
Da Capo Press
2006
326
0306814803
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Kennedy evokes the culture, politics and key figures of the Abbasid court in rich detail in this portrait of Baghdad at zenith of its power in the 8th and 9th centuries.
$19.95

Yemen, The Unknown Arabia

ARB153
Tim Mackintosh-Smith
Penguin Putnam
2014
336
1468308823
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Award-winning author Mackintosh-Smith, who has lived in Yemen for over 30 years, reveals the small Arab country in history and myth.
$18.95

Persian Painting, The Arts of the Book and Portraiture

IRN130
Bayani, Manijeh, Adel T. Adamova
Thames & Hudson
2016
552
0500970688
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Showcasing hundreds of rare examples of 14th- and 15th-century Persian art, this coffee table book reproduces the work of various Persian scribes and illustrators -- many pieces for the first time. Includes over 450 color illustrations.
$50.00

The Desert and the Sown

MDE59
Gertrude Bell, Rosemary O'Brien (Introduction)
Dover Publications
2008
368
0486468763
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A fierce explorer and archaeologist, lyrical writer and cunning politician, Gertrude Bell (1868-1926) spent much of her life traveling throughout present-day Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan & Israel. The title of this classic account is taken from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam.
$12.95

Baghdad Sketches

MDE75
Freya Stark
Northwestern University Press
1996
177
0810160234
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An account of a four-year sojourn in Iraq and Iran, the first of Dame Freya Stark's many travel books.
$17.00

Baghdad Sketches, Journeys Through Iraq

IRQ34
Freya Stark
St. Martins
2011
184
1848856555
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In this insightful, historical introduction to Iraq, the great Freya Stark recaps two journeys to the Middle Eastern country -- in 1927, then in 1940. Controversially, "the poet of travel" immersed herself in the lives of ordinary people, visiting Baghdad, Kurdistan, Tikrit, Kuwait and many places in between.
$17.00

Baghdad Without a Map and other Misadventures in Arabia

ARB07
Tony Horwitz
Plume
1992
285
0452267455
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The madcap tale of a modern journey through 14 countries of the Arab world by an unusually entertaining reporter. Horowitz captures the social and economic realities of the region with razor-sharp wit.
$16.00

Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations

ARB82
Georgina Howell
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2008
481
0374531358
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The tale of intoxicating, intrepid Major Miss Bell, who made her home in Baghdad. She created modern Iraq with T. E. Lawrence and Churchill.
$16.00

In Search of Islamic Feminism, One Woman's Global Journey

ISL28
Elizabeth Warnock and Robert Fernea
Bantam Doubleday
1998
448
0385488580
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A professor heads to the Middle East in order to ask if feminism is possible under Islam.
$15.95

The Prince of the Marshes, And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq

IRQ16
Rory Stewart
Harvest Books
2006
432
0156032791
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A Farsi-speaking, absurdly well-traveled and adventurous British diplomat, Rory Stewart writes with understated wit of his 11-month stint as governor of the Maysan province in Iraq's rural south (he saw the province through to the transfer of sovereignty on June 28, 2004). This is the land of the Marsh Arabs, devastated during Saddam Hussein's regime, brought to the attention of the world by Wilfred Thesiger.
$16.99

The Weight of a Mustard Seed, The Intimate Story of an Iraqi General and His Family During Thirty Years of Tyranny

IRQ27
Wendell Steavenson
HarperCollins
2010
288
0061721883
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Steavenson presents not only a gripping account of General Kamel Sachet's rise and fall as part of Saddam Hussein's regime, but also a vivid and compassionate portrayal of the Iraqi people.
$14.99

Where God Was Born, A Daring Adventure Through the Bible's Greatest Stories

MDE91
Bruce Feiler
HarperCollins Publishers
2007
416
0060574895
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
This third of Feiler's books on the Bible and the Middle East, takes him to Israel, Iraq and Iran. He interweaves his own spiritual quest with interviews and an account of travels with archaeologist Avner Goren.
$14.95

Gilgamesh, A New Rendering in English Verse

IRQ02
David Ferry (Translator)
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
1993
92
0374523835
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A lyrical translation of the ancient Mesopotamian epic.
$13.00

Land of Marvels

IRQ25
Barry Unsworth
Bantam Doubleday
2009
304
0393335526
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Unsworth has written a powerful, relevant thriller in which one archaeologist, excavating an Assyrian palace, must navigate the scramble for influence and oil in 1914 Mesopotamia.
$19.95

The Arabian Nights

ARB10
Husain Haddawy
W. W. Norton & Company
2008
518
0393331660
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Translator Husain Haddawy grew up hearing his grandmother's friends re-tell these tales on winter nights in Baghdad. A wonderful introduction to Islamic Andalucia, the tales, translated from the oldest remaining Arabic version, bring to life the culture and society of the Islamic world at its height.
$17.95

The Marsh Arabs

IRQ19
Wilfred Thesiger
Penguin
2007
256
0141442085
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Thesiger's masterful account of the distinctive customs, traditions and way of life of the Ma'dan, a once isolated, ancient people of the watery marsh and reeds of Southern Iraq.
$17.00

Birds of the Middle East

MDE17
Richard Porter, Simon Aspinall
Princeton University Press
2010
384
0691148449
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
An outstanding guide to 700 species of the birds in the region from the Arabian peninsula to Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Israel, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkey and Cyprus. Second edition.
$39.95

For Kids

Ancient Iraq, Archaeology Unlocks the Secrets of Iraq's Past

IRQ26
Beth Gruber
2007
64
0792253825
HARD COVER
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Join scientists as they study the Citadel in northern Iraq; explore the ancient city of Nineveh; and see how ancient treasures help scientists reassemble Iraq's Mesepotamian past.
$17.95

Living in Ancient Mesopotamia

IRQ28
Norman Bancroft Hunt
Chelsea House Publishers
2008
96
0816063370
HARD COVER
History
11/30/2008
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
This illustrated guide for grades 9-12 examines all aspects of daily life in ancient Mesopotamia including farming, trade, family life, education and entertainment.
$48.75

Iraq

IRQ31
Paul Mason
Heinemann
2011
48
143295234X
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
One in the illustrated and informative Countries Around the World series, geared for ages 8-11.
$9.95

More Books

Arabian Sands

ARB15
Wilfred Thesiger
Penguin
2007
400
0141442077
PAPER
Exploration
0
1
0
0
The last of the great British traveler-explorers, Thesiger (1910-2003) journeyed among the nomadic camel-breeding peoples of Southern Arabia in the late 1940s, falling in love with the desert and ways of life of the Bedouin. This eloquent book is his tribute to them.
$17.00

Fishwatcher's Field Guide Red Sea

DIV13
J Greenberg
Seahawk Press
1982
LB-1109
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This double-sided plastic card shows 64 of the most commonly encountered reef fish of the Red Sea in full-color illustrations, convenient for the boat or beach.
$7.50

Motoring with Mohammed, Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea

ARB11
Eric Hansen
Vintage Books
1992
240
067973855X
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
1
0
0
Shipwrecked en route from the Maldives, rescued with his buddies by Eritrean goat smugglers, and an accidental tourist in Sana'a, Hansen's misadventures make a terrific story. Even better, he provides a rich portrait of a little-known region.
$16.00

One Thousand Roads to Mecca, Ten Centuries of Writing about the Pilgrimage to Mecca

ARB02
Michael Wolfe
Grove Press
1999
620
0802135994
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An American convert to Islam, Wolfe combed the large volume of literature of the Hadj to compile this diverse and fascinating anthology of writings over the centuries.
$20.00

The Hadj, An American's Journey to Mecca

ARB01
Michael Wolfe
Grove Press
1998
352
0802135862
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Wolfe's mesmerizing account of his journey from Morocco to Mecca.
$16.00

Saudi Arabia, Guarding the Desert Kingdom

ARB04
Anthony Cordesman
Perseus
1997
240
0813332427
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Saudi Arabia and its national security since the Gulf War.
$56.00

Behind the Veil in Arabia, Women in Oman

ARB05
Unni Wikan
University of Chicago Press
1991
314
0226896838
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An insightful and remarkable look at the role of women in Oman based on Wikan's fieldwork as well as her personal experiences and impressions of the place.
$31.00

Nine Parts of Desire, The Hidden World of Islamic Women

ARB06
Geraldine Brooks
Doubleday
1996
256
0385475772
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A highly readable overview of the role of women in Islamic society, drawn from the author's many interviews with women throughout the Arab World.
$15.95

Sandstorms, Days and Nights in Arabia

ARB08
Peter Theroux
W. W. Norton & Company
1991
281
0393307972
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
As a journalist in Saudi Arabia, Peter Theroux (Paul's brother) learned the language and immersed himself in the realities of day-to-day life. This book is a memoir of his experiences, both a revealing collection of anecdotes and a humorous portrait of a place.
$21.00

Northeast Africa

ARB14
Reise & Verkehrsverlag
Reise & Verkehrsverlag
1
0841605483
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of northeast Africa, including the Red Sea and entire Arabian Peninsula.
$11.95

Northeast Africa and Arabia Map

AFR33
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2012
1
2067128361
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A folded map of the Northeast region of the continent at a scale of 1:4,000,000.
$12.95

Qatar Map

ARB19
MapLink
MapLink
2
0865351073
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A shaded relief map of Qatar.
$21.95

Dubai/Oman Map

ARB20
Kunth Verlag
Kunth Verlag
2012
2
3899447492
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A sturdy, laminated map of UAE and Oman on a 1:1,500,000 scale. Includes a very large inset map of Dubai and a smaller one of Abu Dhabi. Sheet size: 20'' x 57''.
$12.95

The Hittites and Their Contemporaries in Asia Minor

TKY46
J. G. MacQueen
Thames & Hudson
1996
176
0500278873
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A solid introduction to the Hittites, an ancient people of modern-day Turkey.
$24.95

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

ARB29
David E. Long
University Press of Florida
2010
176
0813035112
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive look at modern Saudi Arabia and the complex issues facing the nation. Drawing from extensive research and Long's personal experiences as a Foreign Service officer, this book surveys the land, politics, religion and people of the region.
$21.95

Al-Qur'an: A Contemporary Translation

ISL02
Ali Jamale Ahmed
Princeton University Press
2001
571
0691074992
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A handsome bilingual edition of the Holy Book of Islam as elegantly translated by the Pakistani novelist, critic and diplomat Ahmed Ali.
$22.95

The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power

ARB36
Daniel Yergin
Touchstone
2008
908
1439110123
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Master storyteller Yergin conjures a large and fascinating cast of tycoons, sheiks and politicians in this monumental and thoroughly researched history examining the story of petroleum and the West's dependence on the oil-rich Middle East.
$22.00

Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Mecca

ARB37
Richard Francis Burton
Dover Publications
1993
436
0486212173
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A fascinating account of adventures in religious capitals Madinah and Mecca.
$17.95

Saudi Arabia Map

ARB39
Gizi Map
2008
2
9638746521
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This full-color map presents the Arabian Peninsula and surrounding areas at a convenient scale of 1:3,000,000. Depicts all of neighboring Yemen, the UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman.
$14.95

Multiple Identities of the Middle East

MDE29
Bernard Lewis
Schocken Books
2001
176
0805211187
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Lewis illuminates the clash of old and new in the Middle East in this collection of essays on the many layers of language, history and religion in the region.
$14.00

Lonely Planet Middle East

MDE30
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
672
1742208002
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to the North African and Mediterranean countries of the Middle East.
$29.99

Everyday Life in the Muslim Middle East

MDE34
Donna Lee Bowen (Editor), Evelyn A. Early (Editor)
Indiana University Press
2014
488
0253014662
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A diverse anthology of short articles and essays covering the experiences of ordinary people across the Middle East.
$30.00

Beyond the Veil, Male-Female Dynamics in Modern Muslim Society

MDE35
Fatima Mernissi
Indiana University Press
1987
200
0253204232
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An examination of sexuality and gender issues in the modern Muslim world.
$18.00

Orientalism

ISL07
Edward W. Said
Random House
2003
432
039474067X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An influential account of Western attitudes and Muslim stereotypes by the great Middle East scholar. First published in 1978.
$17.00

Covering Islam: How the Media and the Experts Determine How We See the Rest of the World

ISL08
Edward W. Said
Vintage Books
1997
186
0679758909
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An insightful, perceptive account of how the media has created an Islamic identity, by the influential scholar and thinker Edward Said.
$16.00

Oman, United Arab Emirates Map

ARB48
Gizi Map
2015
1
9638703075
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Oman and the UAE at a scale of 1:1,250,000, featuring shaded relief and elevation tinting.
$14.95

The Road to Ubar, Finding the Atlantis of the Sands

ARB49
Nicholas Clapp
Mariner Books
1999
342
0395957869
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
A fascinating day-by-day account of Clapp's search in the 1980s for the ruins of Ubar, an ancient Arabian trading center on the frankincense route in Oman's Empty Quarter.
$19.95

The Southern Gates of Arabia, a Journey in the Hadhramaut

MDE52
Freya Stark
Modern Library
2001
270
0375757546
PAPER
Exploration
0
0
0
0
An account of Stark's quest to find the ancient city of Shabwa, the heretofore unexplored oasis on Yemen's frankincense route. Witty, rapturous and full of incident.
$17.00

The Arabian Diaries, 1913-1914

ARB52
Gertrude Bell, Rosemary O'Brien (Editor)
Syracuse University Press
2000
224
0815606729
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The diaries of the extremely literate, extremely adventurous Gertrude Bell, from her days in Arabia.
$29.95

Arab World Map

ARB53
Geoprojects
Geocart
1983
2
086351054X
MAP
Reference
0
1
0
0
A full color shaded relief map of the North Africa and Southwest Asia at a scale of 1:10,000,000 with general information about each of the countries on the reverse.
$21.95

Say It in Arabic (Egyptian)

ARB54
Farouk El-Baz
Dover Publications
1968
185
0486220265
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A guide to common words and phrases in the widely spoken Cairo dialect.
$4.95

Price of Honor, Muslim Women Lift the Veil of Silence on the Islamic World

ISL19
Jan Goodwin
Plume
2003
363
0452283779
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A heart-breaking account based on interviews with women from all walks of life in 10 countries in the Middle East, Arabia and Central Asia.
$17.00

Unholy War, Terror in the Name of Islam

ISL22
John Esposito
Oxford University Press
2002
0195154355
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A chronicle of the rise of extremist groups and anti-American feeling in Muslim society.
$74.00

The Road to Mecca

ISL23
Muhammad Asad
Independent Publishers Group
2001
372
1887752374
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
The extraordinary account of how Leopold Weiss, born in Lvov in 1900, became a Muslim. A journalist, Asad writes of his travels, transformation and attachment to Islam and the Arab world.
$17.95

Cradle & Crucible, History and Faith in the Middle East

MDE67
David Fromkin, Zahi Hawass, Sandra MacKey, Milton Viorst
National Geographic
2002
288
0792269152
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An illustrated portrait of the history and religion of the Middle East, with contributions by leading scholars.
$16.00

The Art and Architecture of Islam 1250-1800

ISL27
Sheila Blair, Jonathan Bloom
Yale University Press
1996
368
0300064659
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A survey of the monuments and art produced by Muslims from the 13th to 19th centuries.
$45.00

Islamic Art and Architecture, 650-1250

ISL26
Richard Ettinghausen, Oleg Grabar (Contributor)
Yale University Press
2003
360
0300088698
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
An illustrated survey of the great monuments and art produced by Muslim peoples during medieval times, including the Dome of the Rock, as well as many small artifacts.
$46.50

What Went Wrong? The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

ISL44
Bernard Lewis
HarperCollins
2002
192
0060516054
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An examination of the changes that have taken place in the history of Middle Eastern civilization by the prolific scholar Bernard Lewis.
$39.95

Workers and Peasants in the Modern Middle East

MDE77
Joel Beinin
Cambridge University Press
2001
226
0521629039
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A study of the working class in the Middle East, beginning with the period of the Ottoman Empire.
$40.99

Iran Map with Iraq, Kuwait and Dubai

IRN33
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2013
1
3707903362
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This regional map of Iran shows neighboring Iraq, Kuwait and Dubai.
$14.95

Geography of Religion: Where God Lives, Where Pilgrims Walk

REL05
Susan T. Hitchcock, John Esposito, Desmond Tutu (Introduction), Mpho Tutu (Introduction)
National Geographic
2006
416
0792259106
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A handsomely phoographed tour of the five major world religions and the places that each one holds most sacred.
$24.00

The Arabs, A Short History

ARB63
Philip K. Hitti
Gateway Books
2006
273
0895267063
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An overview by the influential historian of the Arab world.
$16.99

A History of the Middle East

MDE84
Peter Mansfield, Nicolas Pelham
Penguin Putnam
2013
567
0143121901
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An incisive, illuminating guide to understanding this crucial and volatile nerve center of the modern world. It follows Middle Eastern history from the invasion of Napoleon to 2012.
$20.00

No god but God

ISL50
Reza Aslan
Random House
2011
310
0812982444
PAPER
Religion
0
0
0
0
A scholar of religion, Aslan looks back to Muhammad in Mecca and the original vision of Islam in this engaging report on the meaning and message of Islam in the 21st century.
$18.00

Pimsleur Quick & Simple Arabic (Eastern)

ARB69
Pimsleur Language Method
Simon and Schuster Inc.
2005
0743529421
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
An audio CD with eight 30-minute lessons in basic Eastern Arabic, covering elementary vocabulary and phrases used in travel and everyday situations.
$19.95