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Publisher: NY, 1964
"As new except for slight softening of spine ends and small inward curl to top corner of cover. Tan, linen-finish cloth with orange lettering on spine. Dust jacket is intact, unclipped and bright but has light age soil and wear to edges with tiny rips which have been tape repaired on the inside. Map endpapers. Interviews with ""Nasser, Kings Hassan, Hussein and Idris, Prince Feisal and Algeria's Ben Bella."" 223 indexed pages with black and white phot... View more info
Publisher: "Malibu,CA", 1981
"Tight, clean, slight curl and bumped corner. Faded covers with sunned spine. Volume 2 only. 16 essays ""dealing with the relations of the Turks and Greeks from the eleventh century to the outbreak of the Greek Revolution in 1821…"" Indexed and annotated. Paginated by original source of article." View more info
By: "SEGEV, TOM"
"One Palestine, Complete" explores the tumultuous period before the creation of the state of Israel. This was the time of the British Mandate, when Britain's promise to both Jews and Arabs that they would inherit the land, set in motion the conflict that haunts the region to this day. Drawing on untapped archival materials, Tom Segev reconstructs an era (1917 to 1948) of limitless possibilities and tragic missteps. He introduces an array unforgettable characters, tra... View more info
By: "Stewart, Rory"
Publisher: HARVEST BOOKS,
In January 2002 Rory Stewart walked across Afghanistan-surviving by his wits, his knowledge of Persian dialects and Muslim customs, and the kindness of strangers. By day he passed through mountains covered in nine feet of snow, hamlets burned and emptied by the Taliban, and communities thriving amid the remains of medieval civilizations. By night he slept on villagers' floors, shared their meals, and listened to their stories of the recent and ancient past. Along the way... View more info
Publisher: "Oxford, UK", BERG PUBL INC, 2004
"As new - gift quality! ""describes certain aspects of the society of the Pathans of the Swat valley in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan…the material on which it is based was collected by the author in the period February-November 1954"" Chapters on: General Ecology and Ethnology of Swat; Underlying Frameworks of Organization; Neighborhood, Marriage and Affinity; Relations of Inequality and Authority; Land Tenure and Political Relations ... View more info
Publisher: NY, 1964
Edition: (Revised edition)
"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest age soil to exterior, faint curl. Appears unread. Light rubbing to cover corners. ""In the Middle East, perhaps more than anywhere else, politics depends on geography…In the past…fluid natural boundaries…permitted expansion of its native empires and its importance as a crossroads...Today...disproportionate and fabulous wealth in oil and strategic..."" location...are added factors of significance..."&#... View more info
By: "Haddad, George"
Publisher: Damascus, 1956
Edition: (2nd Revised Edition)
"Description, History and Tourist Guide. 3 fold-out maps and 54 illustrations. Sections on Baalbak and the Biqa Plain; Tripoli and the cedars; Sidon, Tyre, Jazzin, Beaufort Castle and Marjayun." View more info
Publisher: "London, UK", 1982
"Tight, slight age tanning of pages, clean, and square. Reading crease on spine, corner creases on covers. ""stirring account of the religious, cultural and political motives which led to the British conquest of the Holy Land in 1917 and to the Balfour Declaration..."". 412 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info
Publisher: "London, UK", 1988
"Tight, bright, clean with faint curl. Light rubbing to cover edges and faint corner bump to bottom corner. An abridged version of the 2 volume, 1892 book of Curzon's travels on the following route: Ashkabad, Kuchan, Kelat-I-Nadiri, Meshed, Teheran, The Northern Provinces, Teheran, Ishfahan, Shiraz to Bushire.192 pages full of illustrations and with double page detailed map of Persia, Afghanistan & Beluchistan. (dated 1891). 7.5x10"" " View more info
By: "Wagner, Donald"
Publisher: "London, UK", 2003
Edition: (2nd revised edition)
"As new - gift quality! ""two simultaneous narratives, the dominant of which is the story of Palestinian Christianity. The narratives are set within the context of Palestine's changing political and religious history. Gradually the secondary narrative overtakes the Christian narrative, particularly during the last 12 years with the rise of nationalism, Zionism, the triumph of Israel, and the dramatic decline of Palestinian Christianity in the Holy Land...... View more info
Winner of the 1989 National Book Award for nonfiction, this extraordinary bestseller is still the most incisive, thought-provoking book ever written about the Middle East. Thomas L. Friedman, twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, and now the Foreign Affairs columnist on the op-ed page of the "New York Times," drew on his ten years in the Middle East to write a book that "The Wall Street Journal" called "a sparkling intellectual guidebook... an e... View more info