Tag: Modern

The Venture of Islam, Volume 3: The Gunpowder Empires and Modern Times

Product Description The Venture of Islam has been honored as a magisterial work of the mind since its publication in early 1975. In this three-volume study, illustrated with charts and maps, Hodgson traces and interprets the historical development of Islamic civilization from before the birth of Muhammad to the middle of the twentieth century. This […]

The Lessons Of Modern War: Volume I: The Arab-israeli Conflicts, 1973-1989

Product DescriptionPart of a three-volume study of the military events and lessons of major international conflicts. The series covers a range of topics from combatants and terrain to chemical, biological and nuclear weapons. This volume covers the Arab-Israeli conflicts that have plagued the region since 1973. The Lessons Of Modern War: Volume I: The Arab-israeli […]

Women and Gender in Islam: Historical Roots of a Modern Debate

ISBN13: 9780300055832 Condition: NEW Notes: Brand New from Publisher. No Remainder Mark. Product DescriptionThis book presents an historical overview of women and gender in Islam. It is written from a feminist perspective, using the analytic tools of contemporary gender studies. The results of its investigations cast new light on the issues covered. Women and Gender […]

The New Gulf – How Modern Arabia is Changing the World for Good

Product DescriptionA new Gulf is rising one that will be radically different to the one we know. This book is about the economic, social and political transformation sweeping the 6 Gulf states of the GCC… Now the fastest growing part of the world economy. This absorbing new publication provides a concise but complete description of […]

Abu Dhabi – Ancient and Modern by Design

Dhabi Means Deer The second largest city, and capitol of the United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi sits upon an island that is T-shaped, jutting out into the Persian Gulf from the west coast side.  The city of Abu Dhabi covers a huge area, some twenty six thousand square miles, and has a population estimated […]

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