National Minority, Regional Majority: Palestinian Arabs Versus Jews in Israel

ISBN13: 9780815632306 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionThe struggle between Israelis and Palestinians has proven to be one of the most complex and intractable conflicts of our time, persisting for more than a century despite the efforts of leaders in both the Middle East and the West. In National…

Israel and the Arabs

Book DescriptionFor the first time, Israeli and Arab authors collaborate in Israel and the Arabs (TV Books; November 2000), providing an unbiased account of one of the worlds’ most complex and controversial situations from both sides of the firing line. Although the conflict between Jews and Arabs can be traced back over 2,000 years, the…

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

Product DescriptionRediscovered 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…

The Women of the Arabs

Product DescriptionThe book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects: Women; Arabs; Women in Syria; Women in Islam; Fiction / Literary; History / General; History / Middle East / General; History…

Crossing Mandelbaum Gate: Coming of Age Between the Arabs and Israelis, 1956-1978

ISBN13: 9781416544401 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionPULITZER PRIZE WINNER KAI BIRD’S fascinating memoir of his early years spent in Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Lebanon provides an original and illuminating perspective into the Arab-Israeli conflict. Weeks before the Suez War of 1956, four-year-old Kai Bird, son of…

The Cultural Heritage of Arabs, Islam, and the Middle East

Product DescriptionThis book provides first-hand information about who Arabs are, how they interact within Arab society, their mores, customs, habits, cultural obligations, and taboos. Topics covered in the book include: • Arab identity and social character • The concept of honor, dishonor, lost honor, shame, retaliation, and the restoration of honor in Arab society •…

Arabs and Young Turks: Ottomanism, Arabism, and Islamism in the Ottoman Empire, 1908-1918

Product DescriptionArabs and Young Turks provides a detailed study of Arab politics in the late Ottoman Empire as viewed from the imperial capital in Istanbul. In an analytical narrative of the Young Turk period (1908-1918) historian Hasan Kayali discusses Arab concerns on the one hand and the policies of the Ottoman government toward the Arabs…