Who Speaks For Islam?: What a Billion Muslims Really Think

ISBN13: 9781595620170 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description In a post-9/11 world, many Americans conflate the mainstream Muslim majority with the beliefs and actions of an extremist minority. But what do the world’s Muslims think about the West, or about democracy, or about extremism itself? Who Speaks for Islam?…

The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East

ISBN13: 9781596913431 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description In 1967, Bashir Al-Khayri, a Palestinian twenty-five-year-old, journeyed to Israel, with the goal of seeing the beloved old stone house, with the lemon tree behind it, that he and his family had fled nineteen years earlier. To his surprise, when he…

Arab and Jew: Wounded Spirits in a Promised Land

ISBN13: 9780142002292 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionThe Jew, according to the Arab stereotype, is a brutal, violent coward; the Arab, to the prejudiced Jew, is a primitive creature of animal vengeance and cruel desires. In this monumental work, revised and more relevant than ever, David Shipler delves into…

The Future of Islam

ISBN13: 9780195165210 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Amazon.com ReviewJohn L. Esposito is one of America’s leading authorities on Islam. Now, in this brilliant portrait of Islam today– and tomorrow– he draws on a lifetime of thought and research to provide an accurate, richly nuanced, and revelatory account of the fastest…

The Future of Islam

ISBN13: 9780195165210 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Amazon.com ReviewJohn L. Esposito is one of America’s leading authorities on Islam. Now, in this brilliant portrait of Islam today– and tomorrow– he draws on a lifetime of thought and research to provide an accurate, richly nuanced, and revelatory account of the fastest…

The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam

ISBN13: 9780895260130 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionIslam expert Robert Spencer reveals Islam’s ongoing, unshakable quest for global conquest and why the West today faces the same threat as the Crusaders did–and what we can learn from their experience. The Politically Incorrect Guide to Islam

The Strong Horse: Power, Politics, and the Clash of Arab Civilizations

ISBN13: 9780385516112 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionIn a provocative, timely book, a noted journalist and expert on Arab-American affairs overturns long-held Western myths about the Arab world, and offers a doctrine to help the United States correct its assumptions concerning the region. Wanting to know why September 11…

The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In

ISBN13: 9780306817403 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description In this engaging history, world-renowned historian Hugh Kennedy deftly sews together the stories of the people, armies, and events that conquered an area from Spain to China in just over 100 years. The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam…

Time Out Dubai: Abu Dhabi and the UAE

ISBN13: 9781846701559 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product Description Both famous and infamous, Dubai features burgeoning financial districts, waterfront high-rises, and tax-free shopping malls right alongside the serene Gulf coast. But as the city charges into the future, it keeps a watchful eye on its Arabian legacy. Themed hotels and…

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…

Dancing Arabs

ISBN13: 9780802141262 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionThe debut novel by twenty-eight-year-old Arab-Israeli Sayed Kashua has been praised around the world for its honesty, irony, humor, and its uniquely human portrayal of a young man who moves between two societies, becoming a stranger to both. Kashua’s nameless antihero has…

The Marsh Arabs

ISBN13: 9780141442082 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionDuring the years he spent among the Marsh Arabs of southern Iraq—long before they were almost completely wiped out by Saddam Hussein—Wilfred Thesiger came to understand, admire, and share a way of life that had endured for many centuries. Traveling from village…