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Shawkat M. Toorawa

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Arabic Belles Lettres

Arabic Belles Lettres brings together ten studies that shed light on important questions in the study of Arabic language, literature, literary history, and writerly culture.

Paperback    £38.00
9781948488105 | Published: 2019
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Flame Tree Lane

“Lenpas Flanbwayan is an ode to Mauritius, a memoir of local people and places, and a parable in defense of our fragile planet. Virahsawmy achieves all of this in a language that is as poetic as it is prophetic, and his intervention contributes to global debates about politics, history, geography and identity"from the Foreword by Françoise Lionnet

Paperback    £9.99
9780953991648 | Published: 2016
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A Maiden of Mauritius

Born in Scotland and a former leader-writer on The Morning Star, Judge John Gorrie devoted his life to the service of the British empire and to the ideal that English law must treat all men fairly, whatever their race, religion, class, or creed.  Those beliefs are reflected in this previously unpublished novel.

Paperback    £12.50
9780953991686 | Published: 2016
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Social Life under the Abbasids

This book remains an invaluable resource for the study of the material culture of Abbasid life in the ninth and tenth centuries. Material is arranged thematically - costume, food, housing, hunting, indoor and outdoor games, and festivities and festivals.

Paperback    £37.00
9781937040680 | Published: 2019
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