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Avicenna
Lenn E. Goodman
In this updated edition of his classic work, Lenn E. Goodman provides a concise introduction to the life and thought of Abu Ali al-Husain ibn Abdallah ibn Sina, known as Avicenna, who was born in the year 980 C.E. near Bokhara in what is now...



Landscapes of the Jihad
Militancy, Morality, Modernity
Faisal Devji
Devji focuses on the ethical content of the jihadist worldview, as opposed to its purported political intent. Al-Qaeda views their cause as a response to the oppressive conditions of modernity rather than an Islamist attempt to build states.



Revolt on the Tigris
The Al-Sadr Uprising and the Governing of Iraq
Mark Etherington
A former paratrooper in the British Army with extensive experience of conflict and post-conflict management in the countries of former Yugoslavia, Mark Etherington had just completed an M.Phil. in international relations at Cambridge University in...



The Political Writings
"Selected Aphorisms" and Other Texts
Alfarabi
This volume presents four of Alfarabi's most important texts, making his political thought available to classicists, medievalists, and scholars of religion and Byzantine and Middle Eastern studies.



Algeria, 1830–2000
A Short History
Benjamin Stora
A particularly vicious and bloody civil war has racked Algeria for a decade. Amnesty International notes that since 1992, in a population of 28 million, 80,000 people have been reported killed, and the actual total is almost certainly higher.



Our Hearts Invented a Place
Can Kibbutzim Survive in Today's Israel?
Jo-Ann Mort, Gary Brenner
"We thought we were living in a society of the future, showing how people can live together in a way that the human being is not a product of society where you have to put somebody down so that you are up. . . . Suddenly we [find] that people want to...



Stalled Democracy
Capital, Labor, and the Paradox of State-Sponsored Development
Eva Bellin
This ambitious book examines the dynamics of democratization in Tunisia and other late-developing countries where the process has stalled.



Algeria in Others' Languages
For decades the superimposition of languages in Algeria has had growing cultural and political consequences. The relations between identity and language, already complicated before independence, became all the more entangled after 1962 when the new...



Identity and Foreign Policy in the Middle East
Shibley Telhami and Michael Barnett, together with experts on Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, and Syria, explore how the formation and transformation of national and state identities affect the foreign policy behavior of Middle Eastern states.



Libya since Independence
Oil and State-building
Dirk Vandewalle
Vandewalle supplies a detailed analysis of Libya's political and economic development since the country's independence in 1951.



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