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Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age, 1798-1939
Preface to the 1983 reissue Notes on transliteration and references 1. The Islamic state 2. The Ottoman empire 3. First views of Europe 4. The first generation: Tahtawi, Khayr Al-Din and Bustani 5.Expand
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The Iranians: Persia, Islam, and the Soul of a Nation
In "The Iranians," eminent Middle East expert Sandra Mackey brings us invaluable understanding of a complex, contradictory, and sometimes volatile people. Beginning with the ancient Persian empiresExpand
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Decade of Decisions: American Policy toward the Arab - Israeli Conflict
Method and apparatus for preparing multi-component plastic materials wherein at least one of the components is compounded with admixed solid materials or is highly viscous, the various components areExpand
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The Arab world : society, culture, and state
This wide-ranging examination of Arab society and culture offers a unique opportunity to know the Arab world from an Arab point of view. Halim Barakat, an expatriate Syrian who is both scholar andExpand
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Islam and Democracy
Religious resurgence and democratization have been two of the most significant developments of the last quarter of the twentieth century. Frequently they work together; other times they are at odds.Expand
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Camp David: Peacemaking and Politics
Examines America's policies toward the Middle East from 1977 to 1979 and discusses the negotiation of the peace treaty between Israel and Egypt.
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Peace Process: American Diplomacy and the Arab-Israeli Conflict since 1967
Each of the past six U.S. presidents has become deeply involved in the diplomacy surrounding the Arab-Israeli conflict. The same has certainly been true for President Bill Clinton. In this book,Expand
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Islam and the West
Hailed in The New York Times Book Review as "the doyen of Middle Eastern studies," Bernard Lewis has been for half a century one of the West's foremost scholars of Islamic history and culture, theExpand
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Dawn over Suez: The Rise of American Power in the Middle East, 1952-1957
No event in post World War II diplomacy has been more written about than the Suez crisis of 1956-and for good reason: it signaled the fall of British power and influence in the Middle East. But mostExpand
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Palestinians: The Making of a People
The conflict between Israelis and Palestines cannot be resolved unless there is some agreement about its origins. This book traces the history of the Palestinians from the Ottoman Empire to theExpand
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