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Ex Oriente Lux et Veritas


The essays in this book place Salisbury in the context of 19th-century Orientalism, with emphasis on the interconnected growth of Assyriology in Northern Europe and America. Salisbury is a founding figure in the development of ancient Near Eastern, Arabic, and Sanskrit studies, and in the rise of the American liberal arts university. 3 col and 4 b&w illus.





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9780692824276 | Published: 2017
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From Ta'izz To Tyneside


This book is the first in-depth study of early Arab immigrants to Britain, and provides a unique insight into their everyday lives.





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9780859894609 | Published: 1995
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From the Gulf to Central Asia


The demise of the Soviet Union, and the emergence of independent republics, have had profound implications for the regions on its periphery such as the Caucasus and Central Asia. This book explores the complex ways in which these republics have found both independence and a new regional identity in their relations with the neighbouring Middle East.





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9780859894517 | Published: 1995
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Global Interests In The Arab Gulf


This book sets out to examine why the world regards the Gulf as important. Chapters either treat the way in which individual countries view their vital interest in the Gulf, or deal with specific themes such as the question of militarization and the international arms-trade.





Hardback    £75.00
9780859893787 | Published: 1992
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Hadith, Piety, and Law


This volume brings together sixteen of Melchert’s articles, including those considered his most important as well as ones that are difficult to access. Originally published between 1997 and 2014, they are arranged chronologically under three rubrics - hadith, piety and law. The material is presented in a new format and updated where appropriate.





Paperback    £41.00
9781937040499 | Published: 2015
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Higher Education In The Gulf


This book will be useful to those in the West and in the Middle East with an interest in the contemporary state of the higher educational system in the region and in education in general. It concentrates on the Gulf, but the problems of control, development, curriculum and purpose in higher education are found throughout the Middle East.




Hardback    £75.00
9780859895156 | Published: 1998
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Imperial Power and Maritime Trade


This new paperback is a Revised Edition with new preface. Using sources composed by late medieval Meccan scholars alongside the more well-known Mamluk material, this study presents the history of late medieval Mecca and the Sharifs who ruled the city by examining their relations with local and global forces: their alliances with local groups in the Hijaz, their relations with the imperial centre of Mamluk Cairo, and their reliance on the maritime trade of the Indian Ocean.





Paperback    £33.00
9780991573202 | Published: 2016
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Islam

An introduction to Islam that has its focus on the practices and beliefs of ordinary people and on the issues that Western readers encounter in news reports.




Paperback    £15.50
9781944394790 | Published: 2019
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Ismaili and Fatimid Studies in Honor of Paul E. Walker


A collection of essays on Ismaili and Fatimid studies in honour of Paul E. Walker, former Director of the American Research Center in Egypt.





Hardback    £49.00
9780970819963 | Published: 2010
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Jordan in the Late Middle Ages


This book explores the transformation of the Mamluk state from the perspective of the Jordanian frontier, considering the actions of local people in molding both the state and their own societies in the post-plague era.





Hardback    £57.00
9780970819970 | Published: 2011
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