Posts Tagged ‘century’

Byzantium and the Arabs in the Sixth Century, Volume 2, Part 1

Byzantium and the Arabs in the Sixth Century, Volume 2, Part 1

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An Arab’s Journey to Colonial Spanish America: The Travels of Elias Al-Musili in the Seventeenth Century

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Rediscovered in Syria in the late 19th century, this account relates the experiences of Reverend Elias al-Musili, a priest of the Chaldean Church and the first known visitor to the Americas from the Middle East. Supported by Spain and the pope, he offers a unique perspective on the New World.

An Arab’s Journey to Colonial Spanish America: The Travels of Elias Al-Musili in the Seventeenth Century

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Seen and Heard: A Century of Arab Women in Literature and Culture

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How are Arab women seen by others? How do Arab women see themselves? New York University professor Mona Mikhail’s new collection of essays casts a wide net over literature, film, popular culture, and the law in order to investigate the living, often rapidly changing, reality of Arab women and their societies. Whether she examines Egyptian film, contemporary rewritings of the Sherazad story, or women in North African novels, Mikhail sheds valuable light on the role of Arab women within Islam and within the Arab world.

Seen and Heard: A Century of Arab Women in Literature and Culture

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History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict , A

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This concise and comprehensive survey presents balanced, impartial, and well-illustrated coverage of the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict. The authors identify and examine the issues and themes that have characterized and defined the conflict over the past century. The Sixth Edition examines many of the developments that have occurred during the first decade of the 21st century.

History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict , A

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