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State and Revolution in Egypt: the Paradox of Change and Politics, Abdel Monem Said Aly
1 Abdel Monem Said Aly State and Revolution in Egypt: the Paradox of Change and Politics
[Waltham, MA] Brandeis University 2012 0984471448 / 9780984471447 Softcover New with no dust jacket; Still in shrink wrap. 
Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Essay 2 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Russian Roulette:   Afghanistan Through Russian Eyes, Bocharov, Gennady; Kojevnikov, Alyona (translator)
2 Bocharov, Gennady; Kojevnikov, Alyona (translator) Russian Roulette: Afghanistan Through Russian Eyes
NY Harpercollins 1990 0060391103 / 9780060391102 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index. Author photo on rear jacket panel. The Soviet journalist relates stories about the Afghanistan war from his eight years reporting from there. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 187 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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The New Iraq:  Rebuilding the Country for its People, the Middle East, and the World, Braude, Joseph
3 Braude, Joseph The New Iraq: Rebuilding the Country for its People, the Middle East, and the World
NY Basic Books 2003 0465007880 / 9780465007882 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index, notes. The author is of Iraqi Jewish descent and analyzes the history and culture of modern Iraq. ; 211 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Li Kulli Fir'awn Musa:  The Myth of Moses and Pharoah in the Iranian Revolution in Comparative Perspective, Chehabi, H. E.
4 Chehabi, H. E. Li Kulli Fir'awn Musa: The Myth of Moses and Pharoah in the Iranian Revolution in Comparative Perspective
Waltham, MA Brandeis University 2010 9780984471413 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Crown Center for Middle East Studies, Crown Paper 4, November 2010. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 42 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Islamic History As Global History, Easton, Richard M.
5 Easton, Richard M. Islamic History As Global History
Washington, D.C. American Historical Association 1990 0872290468 / 9780872290464 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers rubbed. 
Foreword by Michael Adas. ; Essays on Global and Comparative History; 51 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Fringe of the Moslem World:  Being the Tale of a Random Journey by Land from Cairo to Constantinople, with Enough of Present Conditions to Suggest the Growing Antagonistic Attitude of the Followers of Mohammed Toward Those Who Profess Christianity, Franck, Harry Alverson
6 Franck, Harry Alverson The Fringe of the Moslem World: Being the Tale of a Random Journey by Land from Cairo to Constantinople, with Enough of Present Conditions to Suggest the Growing Antagonistic Attitude of the Followers of Mohammed Toward Those Who Profess Christianity
NY The Century Co. 1928 First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, some foxing to first and last several pages of text, shaken. 
Green decorative cloth binding. Map endpapers, photos. The author toured through Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Palestine, and Egypt. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 426 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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The River Jordan:  Being an Illustrated Account of Earth's Most Storied River, Glueck, Nelson
7 Glueck, Nelson The River Jordan: Being an Illustrated Account of Earth's Most Storied River
Philadelphia The Jewish Publication Society of America 1946 Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered and sunned. Gift inscription on front flyleaf. 
xvi, 268 pp. Many photos. Map endpapers. Brown cloth binding with titles stamped in gilt on front boards and spine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Peasantry of Palestine:  The Life, Manners and Customs of the Village, Grant, Rev. Elihu
8 Grant, Rev. Elihu The Peasantry of Palestine: The Life, Manners and Customs of the Village
Boston The Pilgrim Press 1907 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Boards worn, head of spine crushed. 
Gray-green boards with gilt stamped lettering on front boards and spine. Photo of villagers walking down a road on front board inset. Top edges gilt. General index and index of Scripture passages. Many black and white photographs. The author spent three years in Ramallah and reports on all aspects of Palestinian life, from geography to midwifery to cooking. ; 255 pages 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Bitter Harvest:  Palestine 1914-1917, Hadawi, Sami
9 Hadawi, Sami Bitter Harvest: Palestine 1914-1917
NY The New World Press 1967 Third Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket tattered. 
Foreword by Dr. John H. Davis. Index, references. ; 355 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Motoring with Mohammed: Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea, Hansen, Eric
10 Hansen, Eric Motoring with Mohammed: Journeys to Yemen and the Red Sea
Boston Houghton Mifflin 1991 0395483476 / 9780395483473 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Bibliography. Author photo on rear jacket flap. Jacket lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 240 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Three Deserts, Jarvis, C. S.
11 Jarvis, C. S. Three Deserts
NY E. P. Dutton 1937 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, tear at head of spine repaired with tape. Illustrated by Frank Lee 
Brown pictorial cloth. Index. The Irish author was a career soldier in the Royal Army, who, after serving in and surviving World War I, then spent many years in the Frontiers Administrations Department in Egypt, Libya, Sudan, and the Sinai Peninsula. Includes a chapter on what he thought of Lawrence of Arabia (A LOT, though he only met him very briefly). Map endpapers. ; Ex-Library; 313 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Tyre through the Ages, Jidejian, Nina
12 Jidejian, Nina Tyre through the Ages
Beirut Dar El-Mashreq Publishers 1969 071892097X / 9780718920975 Hardcover Very Good in Fair dust jacket; Jacket heavily tattered, delaminated and torn. 
Foreword by Emir Maurice Chehab. Tan cloth binding. Index, bibliography, many photos and illustrations. A look at the centuries of history of this ancient city based on recent archaeological excavations, from its days as a Phoenician metropolis, through its destruction in the 13th century. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 264 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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The Ayatollah Begs to Differ:  The Paradox of Modern Iran, Majd, Hooman
13 Majd, Hooman The Ayatollah Begs to Differ: The Paradox of Modern Iran
NY Doubleday 2008 0385523343 / 9780385523349 First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Bookstore sticker on rear boards. 
Index, notes, photos. ; 272 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Israel 48, Marco, Jindrich
14 Marco, Jindrich Israel 48
Jentzsch 1991 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed. 
Text in Czech, English and German. The author took the photos in this book during the summer of 1948 in the new nation of Israel while working as a photojournalist for the American and Czech press. Many of these photos are published in this book for the first time. ; Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 50 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The American Colony Guide-Book to Jerusalem and Environs, Including Bethlehem, Hebron, Jericho, the Dead Sea and the Galilee Excursion, Matson, Olaf G.
15 Matson, Olaf G. The American Colony Guide-Book to Jerusalem and Environs, Including Bethlehem, Hebron, Jericho, the Dead Sea and the Galilee Excursion
Jerusalem Vester and Company 1925 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Red cloth binding with gilt design and lettering stamped on front boards. Marbled edges. Index, several pages of ads at rear. Color folding map of Palestine at front, rear pocket with folding color map of Jerusalem and 4-page color handout describing Vester and Company's American Colony Stores. Folding plans of the Church of the Nativity and Church of the Holy Sepulchre. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 271 pages 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Jumping through Fires:   The Gripping Story of One Man's Escape from Revolution to Redemption, Nasser, David
16 Nasser, David Jumping through Fires: The Gripping Story of One Man's Escape from Revolution to Redemption
Grand Rapids, MI Baker Books 2009 0801013356 / 9780801013355 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
The author relates his memoir from his boyhood in Iran, to his escape during the 1979 Revolution, to living in the American South and converting to Christianity. ; 170 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Waging Peace: Israel and the Arabs At the End of the Century, Rabinovich, Itamar
17 Rabinovich, Itamar Waging Peace: Israel and the Arabs At the End of the Century
NY Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1999 0374105766 / 9780374105761 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Owner name embossed on title page. 
Index, notes. A plan for Middle East policy by the Israeli Ambassador to the US during 1993-96 and head of the Israeli delegation at peace talks with Syria in 1992-95.; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 227 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Crisis:  The Inside Story of the Suez Conspiracy, Robertson, Terence
18 Robertson, Terence Crisis: The Inside Story of the Suez Conspiracy
London Hutchinson 1965 First Edition Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings, hinges cracked. 
"The definitive book on Suez". ; Ex-Library; 349 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Fighting Words:  How Arabs and American Journalists Can Break through to Better Coverage, Schnellinger, Lisa; Kahtib, Mohannad
19 Schnellinger, Lisa; Kahtib, Mohannad Fighting Words: How Arabs and American Journalists Can Break through to Better Coverage
International Center for Journalists 2006 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Covers lightly scuffed, else a clean, tight copy. 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 131 pages 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Caliph's House:  A Year in Casablanca, Shah, Tahir
20 Shah, Tahir The Caliph's House: A Year in Casablanca
NY Bantam Books 2006 0553803999 / 9780553803990 Third Printing Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket; Moisture rippling on page bottoms, corners rounded, jacket shelfworn. 
The Anglo-Afghan travel writer moved his small family to a dilapidated, sprawling mansion in Casablanca, Morocco and has fixed it up and lives there now ten years later. Very interesting East-West look at Moroccan culture, superstitions, jinns, etc. ; 349 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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