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Sleeping with Custer and the 7th Cavalry: An Embedded Reporter in Iraq
By Brand: Southern Illinois University Press
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ean: 9780809326723, isbn: 0809326728,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
An essential document of the first American war of the new centuryUnder a full opalescent moon in the spring of 2003, CNN correspondent Walter C. Rodgers and three colleagues climbed into an unarmored Humvee loaded with satellite transmission equipment and fell into column formation with the MIAI Abrams battle tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles of Apache Troop, Third Squadron, of the storied 7th Cavalry and crossed the Line of Departure between Kuwait and Iraq. Sleeping with Custer and the 7th

Jurji Zaidan and the Foundations of Arab Nationalism (Modern Intellectual and Political History of the Middle East)
By Syracuse University Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780815633587, isbn: 0815633580,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Jurji Zaidan was one of the leading thinkers of the Arab renaissance. Through his historical novels, his widely read journal, al-Hilal, which is still published today, and his scholarly works, he forged a new cultural Arab identity. In this book, Philipp shows how Zaidan popularized the idea of society that was based on science and reason, and invoked its accessibility to all who aspired to progress and modernity. In the first section, Philipp traces the arc of Zaidan’s career, placing his

Undercover Muslim: A Journey into Yemen
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ean: 9781847920843, isbn: 1847920845,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 226 reviews
In December 2009 the US government launched an air strike against the tiny Yemeni village of al-Majalah where al-Qaeda militants were believed to be in hiding. A second attack a week later targeted the prominent religious leader Anwar Awlaki. He escaped unharmed but many villagers were killed. These two strikes were intended to set back al-Qaeda's operations in Yemen but, within 24 hours, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab - a 23-year-old Nigerian man and one of Awlaki's followers - boarded a plane to

Leila Khaled: Icon of Palestinian Liberation (Revolutionary Lives)
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ean: 9780745329512, isbn: 0745329519,

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Dubbed 'the poster girl of Palestinian militancy', Leila Khaled's image flashed across the world after she hijacked a passenger jet in 1969. The picture of a young, determined looking woman with a checkered scarf, clutching an AK-47, was as era-defining as that of Che Guevara.In this intimate profile, based on interviews with Khaled and those who know her, Sarah Irving gives us the life-story behind the image. Key moments of Khaled's turbulent life are explored, including the dramatic events of

The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 146 reviews
The First Well is an engaging autobiographical account of Jabra’s boyhood in Bethlehem, where he was born in 1920, and later in Jerusalem, where he moved as a teenager with his parents.Through the eyes and heart of a sensitive, highly imaginative boy, Jabra describes the first sources of his artistic sensibility—the houses, fields, and orchards of his childhood and the Christian, Muslim, and Jewish cultures of Bethlehem and Jerusalem. The First Well is the story of his intellectual and

Bunanameh (Persian Edition)
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9780979057366, isbn: 0979057361,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 108 reviews
I went back to Tehran after 25 years to spend the summer with my father, Hanibal Alkhas. I started a diary, originally for my son Behrang, and then just kept adding to it daily. This is the story of a half-breed returning to a country he half grew up in..

Mrs. Tsenhor: A Female Entrepreneur in Ancient Egypt
By The American University in Cairo Press
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mpn: 4 line drawings, ean: 9789774166341, isbn: 9774166345,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 138 reviews
Tsenhor was born about 550 bce in the city of Thebes (Karnak). She died some sixty years later, having lived through the reigns of Amasis II, Psamtik III, Cambyses II, Darius I and perhaps even Psamtik IV. By carefully retracing the events of her life as they are recorded in papyri now kept in museums in London, Paris, Turin, and Vienna, the author creates the image of a proud and independent businesswoman who made her own decisions in life. If Tsenhor were alive today she would be wearing

Journal Asiatique, Ou Recueil de Mémoires, d'Extraits Et de Notices Relatifs À l'Histoire, À La Philosophie, Aux Langues Et À La Littérature Des ... Vol. 12 (Classic Reprint) (French Edition)
By Forgotten Books
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ean: 9781390797251, isbn: 1390797252,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Excerpt from Journal Asiatique, ou Recueil de Mémoires, d'Extraits Et de Notices Relatifs à l'Histoire, à la Philosophie, aux Langues Et à la Littérature des Peuples Orientaux, 1888, Vol. 12 La parole est donnée àm. Rubens Duval, qui lit, au nom de la Commission des censeurs, un rapport sur l'état des finances de la Société. Des remercie ments sont votés à MM. Les Censeurs et à la Com mission des fonds. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and

Singing in the Lifeboat
By Mosaique Press
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ean: 9781906852429, isbn: 1906852421,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Chasing an alcoholic father around the UK - and attending nine different schools in the process - may not have been the best start to life for Ian Bain. But it certainly gave him a taste for adventure. By 23, the young Scot had sailed around the world a couple of times, risked jail as a big-time booze smuggler in India and worked as the Buenos Aires correspondent of The Economist. Then, after a decade as a journalist in London with some of Britain's biggest newspapers, life really got

Leg over Leg: Volumes One and Two (Library of Arabic Literature)
By NYU Press
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781479800728, isbn: 1479800724,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 290 reviews
Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of “the Fariyaq,” alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often hilarious adventures of the Fariyaq, as he moves from his native Lebanon to Egypt, Malta, Tunis, England, and France, provide the author with grist for wide-ranging discussions of the intellectual and social issues of his time, including the ignorance and corruption

This Is Not a Border: Reportage & Reflection from the Palestine Festival of Literature
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ean: 9781632868848, isbn: 1632868849,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
Writers from Alice Walker to Michael Ondaatje to Claire Messud share their thoughts on one of the most vital gatherings of writers and readers in the world.The Palestine Festival of Literature was established in 2008 by authors Ahdaf Soueif, Brigid Keenan, Victoria Brittain and Omar Robert Hamilton. Bringing writers to Palestine from all corners of the globe, it aimed to break the cultural siege imposed by the Israeli military occupation, to strengthen artistic links with the rest of the world,

Un Reino Lejano / Inside The Kingdom: My Life in Saudi Arabia (Spanish Edition)
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ean: 9788484603672, isbn: 8484603679,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 153 reviews
A former sister-in-law of Osama bin Ladin describes her experiences of marrying into and divorcing from the bin Ladin family, her witness to the clan's complex and secretive ways, and her sorrow over the September 11 attacks.Used Book in Good Condition.

Between Two Empires: Ahmet Agaoglu and the New Turkey
By I.B.Tauris
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
World-shaking revolutions in Russia in 1905 and 1917, in Ottoman Turkey in 1908, World War I, the defeat of the Central Powers and triumph of the Entente, the Turkish War of Independence and the establishment of the new Turkish nation state under Atatürk, and the establishment of Azerbaijan: These events form the backdrop to Ahmet Agaoglu’s life, which spanned the momentous period from 1869-1939. This intellectual biography of this major player is a striking entry point through which these

An Egyptian Childhood (Modern Arabic Writing)
By Amer Univ in Cairo Pr
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 208 reviews
The author recounts his experiences growing up in a small village in Upper Egypt, coming to terms with his blindness, and qualifying for study at al-Azhar University in Cairo.

Les Empereurs du Nil
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ean: 9789042908437, isbn: 9042908432,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 241 reviews
This large and attractively presented volume explores the traditions and changes in the government, culture, society and religion of Graeco-Roman Egypt. The first part of the book presents the interaction of Rome with Egypt, the country's economy and trade, the government and army and the everyday life of Roman Egyptians. The second part examines Egypt's religion during this period of transition which combined old beliefs with new foreign cults and saw the emergence of Christianity. Half of the

Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life (Stanford Studies in Jewish History and Culture)
By Stanford University Press
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ean: 9780804785273, isbn: 0804785279,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 59 reviews
Based on previously unexploited primary sources, this is the first comprehensive biography of Yosef Haim Brenner, one of the pioneers of Modern Hebrew literature. Born in 1881 to a poor Jewish family in Russia, Brenner published his first story, ''A Loaf of Bread,'' in 1900. After being drafted into the Russian army, he deserted to England and later immigrated to Palestine where he became an eminent writer, critic and cultural icon of the Jewish and Zionist cultural milieu. His life was

Diaries of Asadollah Alam, Vol VI (1355-1356/1976/1977) [Persian language] (English and Arabic Edition)
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ean: 9781588140418, isbn: 1588140415,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 162 reviews
Volume Six covers the period from Spring of 1976 to September of 1977 when Alam is close to death. Among issues covered in this volume are the celebrations for the fiftieth anniversary of the Pahlavi dynasty; Iran s relations with the United States; Iran s image in the United States; the campaign and election of Jimmy Carter; the beginnings of what would become the revolution and the Shah s illness.In 1966 ex-prime minister Assadollah Alam was appointed Minister of Court. He was to hold this

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