The Oxford History of Islam

Book Description Lavishly illustrated with over 300 pictures, including more than 200 in full color, The Oxford History of Islam offers the most wide-ranging and authoritative account available of the second largest–and fastest growing–religion in the world. John L. Esposito, Editor-in-Chief of the four-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern Islamic World, has gathered together sixteen…

Dubai: Dubai. History of Dubai, Geography of the United Arab Emirates, Politics of the United Arab Emirates, Human rights in Dubai, Demographics of Dubai, Economy of Dubai

Product DescriptionDubai. History of Dubai, Geography of the United Arab Emirates, Politics of the United Arab Emirates, Human rights in Dubai, Demographics of Dubai, Economy of Dubai, Developments in Dubai, Tourism in Dubai, Education in Dubai Radio and television channels of Dubai, Transportation in Dubai, List of tallest buildings in Dubai, Dubai International Airport, List…

Telling Tales : An Oral History of Dubai

Product DescriptionBBC Gulf Correspondent Julia Wheeler was granted the unique privilege to talk to some of Dubai’s founding citizens about how life once was in this mesmerising emirate. This collection of stories provides a rare insight into a city that has undergone one of the most dramatic metamorphoses in modern history. Paul Thuysbaert’s intuitive and…

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…

Dubai: Behind an Urban Spectacle

Product Description Yasser Elsheshtawy explores Dubai’s history from its beginnings as a small fishing village to its place on the world stage today, using historical narratives, travel descriptions, novels and fictional accounts by local writers to bring colour to his history of the city’s urban development. With the help of case studies and surveys this book explores…

History of the Arab-Israeli Conflict , A

Product Description   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…

1948: A History of the First Arab-Israeli War

ISBN13: 9780300151121 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description This history of the foundational war in the Arab-Israeli conflict is groundbreaking, objective, and deeply revisionist. A riveting account of the military engagements, it also focuses on the war’s political dimensions. Benny Morris probes the motives and aims of the protagonists…

A History of the Arab People: Second Edition

Product DescriptionUpon its publication in 1991, Albert Hourani’s masterwork was hailed as the definitive story of Arab civilization, and became both a bestseller and an instant classic. In a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture, Hourani brilliantly illuminated the people and events that have fundamentally shaped the Arab world. Now this…