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  1. New - The Secret Anglo-French War in the Middle East

    Shedding new light on the clandestine Franco-Zionist collaboration against Britain in the Middle East and the role of the British secret services in the 1948 Arab-Jewish war in Palestine, this book, which presents close to 400 secret Syrian and British documents obtained by the French intelligence, is essential reading for scholars with an interest in the political history of the region, inter-Arab and international relations, and intelligence studies. Find out more.

  2. New Title – Sectarianism in Iraq

    Sectarianism in Iraq: The Making of State and Nation Since 1920

    This book links sectarianism in Iraq to the failure of the modern nation-state to resolve tensions between sectarian identities and concepts of unified statehood and uniform citizenry.

    Take a look inside the first 30 pages for free online!

    Read our interview with the author Khalil Osman about this book here.

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  3. New Title - The Kurdish Liberation Movement in Iraq

    Investigating the transformation of the Kurdish liberation movement in Iraq this book explores its development from an armed guerilla movement, engaged in a war for liberation with the government in Baghdad, into the government of a de facto Kurdish state known as the Kurdistan Regional Government.

    Take a look inside the first 30 pages for free online!

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  4. New Title | Justice and Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

    In this book, the late Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov argues that the failure of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process so far has been mainly the result of the inability of both sides to reach an agreed formula for linking justice to peace. 

    "This book represents a lifetime of wisdom in dealing with the most basic issues of the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. It is a fitting tribute to a career devoted to finding ways out of the impasse and remarkable in its ability to encompass the narratives of both parties. It should be required reading not only in courses on the conflict itself, but in any course concerned with issues of justice and peace in seemingly intractable confrontations." - Alan Dowty

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  5. New Title - Israeli Peacemaking since 1967

    "This book should be read by politicians, diplomats, and the public as providing invaluable lessons in peace making and conflict resolution in the Middle East." - Daniel Kurtzer, Princeton University and Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel and Egypt 

    Examining the Israeli-Arab conflict as an "intractable conflict," Israeli Peacemaking since 1967 seeks to determine just which factors, or combination of factors, impacted on Israel's position in past peace-making efforts, possibly accounting for breakthroughs or failures to reach agreement.  

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  6. New Title: Political Islam, World Politics and Europe

    Political Islam, World Politics and Europe | From Jihadist to Institutional Islamism, 2nd Edition
    Bassam Tibi

    The new and updated edition of Political Islam, World Politics and Europe focusses on the shift within political Islam, in light of 9/11 and the events of the Arab Spring, from a jihadist struggle, to institutional Islamism.

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  7. New Title: Regional Security Dialogue in the Middle East

    At this time of considerable political turmoil in the Middle East, there is a pressing need to explore alternative frameworks for regional security. The book discusses the Helsinki Process as one potentially relevant historical model to learn from.

    Providing a gamut of views on regional threat perception and suggesting ways forward for regional peace, this book is essential reading for students and scholars with an interest in Politics, the Middle East and Conflict Studies.

    To find out more and order your copy visit here.

  8. New title: Strategic Relations Between the US and Turkey 1979-2000

    Taking the period from the end of the 1970s to the end of the 1990s, this book critically examines the evolution of the strategic relationship between the US and Turkey during this period, with a particular focus on the Middle Eastern context.

    Essential reading for students and scholars of U.S. and Turkish foreign policy.

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  9. Publishing This Week: Leadership and Authority in Central Asia

    This book explores the unfolding of world history in a remote corner of Central Asia: the region of Badakhshan. The history of this region has commonly been explored through the lens of the major superpowers who competed over its territory in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including Britain, Russia, and China.

    Leadership and Authority in Central Asia identifies traditional forms of religious authority within the network of religious functionaries at a range of levels and discusses the functions of Ismaili political leaders as they have evolved through time.

    To find out more and pre-order your copy visit here.

  10. Publishing This Week: Ibn al-Haytham, New Astronomy and Spherical Geometry

    This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the medieval Arab world. The fourth volume of A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics is complemented by three preceding volumes which focused on infinitesimal determinations and other chapters of classical mathematics.

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