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From Eden to Exile Unravelling Mysteries of the Bible

From Eden to Exile Unravelling Mysteries of the Bible

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Author: Eric H. Cline Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 256 Eric H. Cline uses the tools of his trade to examine some of the most puzzling mysteries from the Hebrew...
Persepolis I & II

Persepolis I & II

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Author: Marjane Satrapi Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 Now in one volume, both parts of Persepolis, Marjane Satrapi's brilliant memoir-in-comic-strips about growing up in Iran during and...
The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars, and Caliphs

The Ottomans: Khans, Caesars, and Caliphs

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Author: Marc David Baer Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 560 This major new history of the Ottoman dynasty reveals a diverse empire that straddled East and West. The Ottoman Empire...
Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's campaign for Peace

Blood and Sand: Suez, Hungary, and Eisenhower's campaign for Peace

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Author: Alex Von Tunzelmann Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 560 A lively, revelatory popular history that tells the story of both the Suez Crisis and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956--a...
Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel

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Author: Matti Friedman Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 272 "Wondrous . . . Compelling . . . Piercing." --The New York Times Book Review Award-winning writer Matti Friedman's tale of...
Operation Thunderbolt Flight 139 and the Raid on Entebbe Airport

Operation Thunderbolt Flight 139 and the Raid on Entebbe Airport

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Author: Saul David Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 The definitive account of one of the greatest Special Forces missions ever, the Raid of Entebbe, by acclaimed military...
Long Shot My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

Long Shot My Life As a Sniper in the Fight Against ISIS

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Author: Azad Cudi Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 272 As Syria imploded in civil war in 2011, Kurdish volunteers in the north rose up to free their homeland...
India in the Persianate Age: 1000-1765

India in the Persianate Age: 1000-1765

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Author: Richard M. Eaton Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 512 A magisterial history of the Indian subcontinent The Indian subcontinent might seem a self-contained world. Protected by vast...
MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed Bin Salman

MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed Bin Salman

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Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 384 A Financial Times Book Best Book of the Year 2020 A Foreign Affairs Best Book of the Year 2020...
Age of Transition: Byzantine Culture in the Islamic World

Age of Transition: Byzantine Culture in the Islamic World

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Author: Helen C. Evans Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 160 In 2012 the Metropolitan Museum of Art presented Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition, a groundbreaking exhibition that...
In A Time Of Monsters: Travels Through a Middle East in Revolt

In A Time Of Monsters: Travels Through a Middle East in Revolt

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Author: Emma Sky Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 320 Returning to the UK in September 2010 after serving in Iraq as the political adviser to the top American...
Grand Improvisation: America Confronts the British Superpower, 1945-1957

Grand Improvisation: America Confronts the British Superpower, 1945-1957

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Author: Derek Leebaert (Georgetown University Washington DC) Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 624 A new understanding of the post World War II era, showing what occurred when the British Empire...
Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

Life Undercover: Coming of Age in the CIA

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Author: Amaryllis Fox Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 240 INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Fast and thrilling . . . Life Undercover reads as if a John le Carre character...
In Days to Come: A New Hope for Israel

In Days to Come: A New Hope for Israel

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Author: Avraham Burg Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 Born in 1955, Avraham Burg witnessed firsthand many of the most dramatic and critical junctions in Israeli history. Here he chronicles...
Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World

Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World

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Author: H.R. McMaster Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 496 From Lt. General H.R. McMaster, former National Security Advisor during Trump's administration, a bold assessment of the most critical foreign policy...
God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of all Crusaders, Scourge of Saladin

God's Wolf: The Life of the Most Notorious of all Crusaders, Scourge of Saladin

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Author: Jeffrey Lee Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 336 In a 2010 terrorist plot, Al-Qaeda hid a bomb in a FedEx shipment addressed to a man who had been dead...
The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East

The Field of Blood: The Battle for Aleppo and the Remaking of the Medieval Middle East

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Author: Nicholas Morton Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 288 In 1119, the people of the Near East came together in an epic clash of horses, swords, sand, and blood that...
Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization

Islamic Empires: Fifteen Cities that Define a Civilization

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Author: Justin Marozzi Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 464 An epic history of Islam and the Middle East through the cities which best epitomized it Islamic civilization was...
Shah of Shahs

Shah of Shahs

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Author: Ryszard Kapuscinski Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 176 Shah of Shahs depicts the final years of the Shah in Iran, and is a compelling meditation on the...
Reading Lolita in Tehran

Reading Lolita in Tehran

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Author: Azar Nafisi Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 368 'That room, for all of us, became a place of transgression. What a wonderland it was!' Every Thursday morning...
God's Armies: Crusade and Jihad: Origins, History, Aftermath

God's Armies: Crusade and Jihad: Origins, History, Aftermath

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Author: Malcolm Lambert Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 Crusade and jihad are often reckoned to have represented two sides of the same coin: each resonated on the...
Sunnis and Shi'A: A Political History

Sunnis and Shi'A: A Political History

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Author: Laurence Louer Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 224 A compelling history of the ancient schism that continues to divide the Islamic world When Mohammed died in 632...
MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed Bin Salman

MBS: The Rise to Power of Mohammed Bin Salman

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Author: Ben Hubbard Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 400 A Financial Times Book Best Book of the Year 2020 A Foreign Affairs Best Book of the Year 2020...
Cursed Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied Territories

Cursed Victory: A History of Israel and the Occupied Territories

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Author: Ahron Bregman Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 416 Cursed Victory tells the story of Israel's troubled presence in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights and...
A History of the Crusades II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East 1100-1187

A History of the Crusades II: The Kingdom of Jerusalem and the Frankish East 1100-1187

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Author: Steven Runciman Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 448 Runciman's great Crusades trilogy reissued in Penguin Modern Classics 'The whole tale is one of faith and folly, courage...
Running the War in Iraq

Running the War in Iraq

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NB: This is a secondhand book in very good condition. See our FAQs for more information. Please note that the jacket image is indicative only. Author: Jim Molan Format: Paperback...
Nine Quarters of Jerusalem: A New Biography of the Old City

Nine Quarters of Jerusalem: A New Biography of the Old City

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Author: Matthew Teller Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 In Jerusalem, what you see and what is true are two different things. The Old City has never had 'four quarters'...
Forced to Flee: Refugee Children Drawing on their Experiences

Forced to Flee: Refugee Children Drawing on their Experiences

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Author: UNHCR Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 80 Refugee children explain in their own words and pictures their thoughts, feelings and experiences about having to flee from their home countries....
The Monk of Mokha

The Monk of Mokha

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Author: Dave Eggers Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 352 From San Francisco to Yemen, the gripping true story of a young American immigrant and his quest to resurrect...
The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria

The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria

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Author: Janine di Giovanni Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 224 Winner of the Hay Festival Award for Prose Winner of the 2016 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award Shortlisted...
The Lion House: The Coming of a King

The Lion House: The Coming of a King

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Author: Christopher de Bellaigue Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 304 "Christopher de Bellaigue has a magic talent for writing history. It is as if we are there as the era...
The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East

The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East

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Benghazi!: A New History of the Fiasco that Pushed America and its World to the Brink

Benghazi!: A New History of the Fiasco that Pushed America and its World to the Brink

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Author: Ethan Chorin Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 432 Ten years after an attack on the US diplomatic mission in Benghazi killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans, cries...
Break Point: SAS: Who Dares Wins Host's Incredible True Story

Break Point: SAS: Who Dares Wins Host's Incredible True Story

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Author: Ollie Ollerton Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 304 Ollie Ollerton co-hosts SAS: Who Dares Wins alongside Ant Middleton, Jason Fox and Mark Billingham. This is his incredible...
Bethlehem: Biography of a Town

Bethlehem: Biography of a Town

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Lives Between The Lines: A Journey in Search of the Lost Levant

Lives Between The Lines: A Journey in Search of the Lost Levant

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Author: Michael Vatikiotis Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 304 In Lives Between the Lines, Michael Vatikiotis traces the journey of his Greek and Italian forebears from Tuscany, Crete, Hydra and...
Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel's Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny

Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel's Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny

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Author: David Makovsky Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 384 At a time when the identity of Israel is more uncertain than at any moment since its modern founding, Be Strong...
The Commanders

The Commanders

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The Responsible Globalist: What Citizens of the World Can Learn from Nationalism

The Responsible Globalist: What Citizens of the World Can Learn from Nationalism

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Author: Hassan Damluji Format: Paperback / softback Number of Pages: 208 An incisive, optimistic manifesto for a more inclusive globalism Today, globalism has a bad reputation. 'Citizens of the world'...
Plan of Attack: The Road to War

Plan of Attack: The Road to War

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A Rebel's Journey: Mostafa Sho'aiyan and Revolutionary Theory in Iran

A Rebel's Journey: Mostafa Sho'aiyan and Revolutionary Theory in Iran

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Author: Peyman Vahabzadeh Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 352 Following the 1953 coup that toppled the democratically elected government of Mossadeq and restored the rule of the Shah in Iran,...
The Copper Scroll Decoded: One Man's Search for the Fabulous Treasure of Ancient Egypt

The Copper Scroll Decoded: One Man's Search for the Fabulous Treasure of Ancient Egypt

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The Joshua Generation: Israeli Occupation and the Bible

The Joshua Generation: Israeli Occupation and the Bible

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Author: Rachel Havrelock Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 264 How a controversial biblical tale of conquest and genocide became a founding story of modern Israel No biblical text has been...
The Excellence of the Arabs

The Excellence of the Arabs

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Author: Ibn Qutaybah Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 400 The Excellence of the Arabs is a spirited defense of Arab identity-its merits, values, and origins-at a time of political unrest...
American Sheikhs: Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America's Influence in the Middle East

American Sheikhs: Two Families, Four Generations, and the Story of America's Influence in the Middle East

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The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq

The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq

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Author: George Packer Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 512 The Assassins' Gate is the main entrance to the Green Zone, the fortified enclave of Saddam's former palaces that now houses...
The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq

The Assassins' Gate: America in Iraq

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Author: George Packer Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 512 The Assassins' Gate is the main entrance to the Green Zone, the fortified enclave of Saddam's former palaces that now houses...
God's Shadow: The Ottoman Sultan Who Shaped the Modern World

God's Shadow: The Ottoman Sultan Who Shaped the Modern World

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Author: Alan Mikhail Format: Hardback Number of Pages: 496 Long neglected in world history, the Ottoman Empire was a hub of flourishing intellectual fervor, geopolitical power, and enlightened pluralistic rule....