Egypt, from Alexander the Great to the Arab Conquest: A Study in the Diffusion and Decay of Hellenism

Product DescriptionThis is primarily a study in the diffusion and decay of Hellenism in its Egyptian environment; the interaction of Hellenic and Egyptian characteristics, and the gradual weakening and decay of the Hellenic element. Egypt, from Alexander the Great to the Arab Conquest: A Study in the Diffusion and Decay of Hellenism

Gatekeepers of the Arab Past: Historians and History Writing in Twentieth-Century Egypt

ISBN13: 9780520257337 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionThis groundbreaking study illuminates the Egyptian experience of modernity by critically analyzing the foremost medium through which it was articulated: history. The first comprehensive analysis of a Middle Eastern intellectual tradition, Gatekeepers of the Past examines a system of knowledge that replaced…

The 50 Years War: Israel and the Arabs

Amazon.comThe conflict in the Middle East between Israel and its neighbors is given comprehensive treatment in this two-video set produced by PBS. Using archival footage and extensive interviews with participants, the production begins by explaining conditions in Palestine at the end of World War II and the crisis created by the exodus of European Jews who…

42 Million date palms planted in UAE to change the color of the desert landscape

Al Ain, 3 March 2010 Under the towering leadership of H.H. The President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahayan, there have been continued efforts to increase UAE dates productivity in order to make better use of the date palm industry and to produce an agricultural leap that has changed the face of the UAE desert.…