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In this unprecedented study, Hamid Dabashi provides a critical examination of the role that immigrant "comprador intellectuals" play in facilitating the...

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Iran, The Green Movement and the USA

The Fox and the Paradox

Iran, The Green Movement and the USA presents the dilemma that the West faces in dealing with the Islamic Republic of Iran and their nuclear armament, and how...

Hamid Dabashi Hamid Dabashi

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The New Arab Journalist

Mission and Identity in a Time of Turmoil

The Arab media is in the midst of a revolution that will inform questions of war and peace in the Middle East, political and societal reform, and relations...

Lawrence Pintak

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Popular Resistance in Palestine

A History of Hope and Empowerment

The Western media paint Palestinian resistance against Israeli occupation as exclusively violent: armed resistance, suicide bombings, and rocket attacks. In...

Mazin B. Qumsiyeh

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Islam's Quantum Question

Reconciling Muslim Tradition and Modern Science

In secular Europe, the veracity of modern science is almost always taken for granted. Whether they think of the evolutionary proofs of Darwin or of spectacular...

Nidhal Guessoum

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Out of the Frame

The Struggle for Academic Freedom in Israel

Even before he wrote his bestselling book The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine, historian Ilan Pappe was a controversial figure in Israel. In Out of the Frame, he...

Ilan Pappé

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My Life in the PLO

The Inside Story of the Palestinian Struggle

This is the inside story of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), from its beginnings in 1964 to the signing of the Oslo agreement in 1993. For over...

By Shafiq Al-hout, Jean Said Makdisi, Martin Asser, Hader Al-Hout and Laila Othman

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Europe's Alliance with Israel

Aiding the Occupation

In carefully crafted official statements, the European Union presents itself as an honest broker in the Middle East. In reality, however, the EU’s 27...

David Cronin

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Beyond Islam

A New Understanding of the Middle East

In this magisterial work, Sami Zubaida draws on a distinguished career’s worth of experience trying to understand the region to address the fundamental...

Sami Zubaida

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Understanding the Qur'an

Themes and Style

The tenets of Islam cannot be grasped without a proper understanding of the Qur'an. In this important new introduction, Muhammad Haleem examines its recurrent...

"...The tenets of Islam cannot be grasped without a proper understanding of the Qur'an. In this important new introduction, Muhammad Haleem examines its recurrent.... The tenets of Islam cannot be grasped without a proper understanding of the Qur'an. In this important new introduction, Muhammad Haleem examines its recurrent themes -- life and eternity, marriage and divorce, peace and war, water and nourishment -- and for the first time sets these in the context of the Qur'an's linguistic style. Pro..."

Muhammad Abdel Haleem

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Blogistan

The Internet and Politics in Iran

The protests unleashed by Iran’s disputed presidential election in June 2009 brought the Islamic Republic’s vigorous cyber culture to the world’s attention....

By A. Sreberny and G. Khiabany

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Israeli Cinema

East/West and the Politics of Representation

When the Hebrew edition of this groundbreaking book came out, it provoked a stormy public debate. This is a new edition of Israeli Cinema with a substantial...

Ella Shohat Ella Shohat

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Hidden Histories

Palestine And The Eastern Mediterranean

For thousands of years, Palestine and the East Mediterranean have been subject to constant colonial interference which has denied the indigenous population an...

Basem L. Ra'ad

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The Middle East

The Politics of the Sacred and Secular

This book provides an essential historical and theoretical context to the meaning of politics in the Middle East. Shahrough Akhavi shows that the way people...

"...This book provides an essential historical and theoretical context to the meaning of politics in the Middle East. Shahrough Akhavi shows that the way people.... This book provides an essential historical and theoretical context to the meaning of politics in the Middle East. Shahrough Akhavi shows that the way people think about politics in the Middle East has developed in response to historical experience. Islam has obviously played a pivotal role and the book does much to disentangle myth and ..."

Shahrough Akhavi

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Contemporary Islamism is a complex notion, encompassing a constellation of social, political, religious and ideological ideas that have evolved over the past...