Category

History > Middle East

The whole world knows the face of the young man with the bright black eyes. He is in the process of becoming an icon, a symbol, similar to the famous photo of Che Guevara. The face is that of Raif Bad... read more

Raif Badawi: The Voice of Freedom: My Husband, Our Story
$33.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

In 2011, an elite group of US Navy SEALS stormed an enclosure in the Pakistani city of Abbottabad and killed Osama bin Laden, the man the United States had begun chasing before the devastating attacks of 9/11. The news ... read more

The Killing of Osama Bin Laden
$28.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 5

Sunday Times Top Ten Best-seller. The final destruction of the Ottoman Empire - one of the great epics of the First World War, from best-selling historian Eugene Rogan. For some four centur... read more

The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East, 1914-1920
$30.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

A fascinating account of the rise of radical, ideologically driven terrorism around the world and how the world can begin to address it. When you keep repeating that the worst is about to happen, it finally does. The threat of terro... read more

Jihad Academy
$28.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2016 SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2015 Emma Sky was working for the British Council during the invasion of Iraq, when the ad went around calling for... read more

The Unravelling: High Hopes and Missed Opportunities in Iraq
$23.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

'I am most grateful for two things: that I was born in North Korea, and that I escaped from North Korea.' Yeonmi Park was not dreaming of freedom when she escaped from North Korea. She didn't even k... read more

In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom
$25.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 3

Jerusalem is the universal city, the capital of two peoples, the shrine of three faiths; it is the prize of empires, the site of Judgment Day and the battlefield of today's clash of civilizations. From King David to Barack O... read more

Jerusalem: The Biography
$23.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 2

THE DEFINITIVE BOOK ON ISISJay Sekulow, one of America's most influential attorneys, closely examines the rise of the terrorist groups ISIS and Hamas, explains their objectives and capabilities and how, if left undefeated, their existe... read more

Rise of Isis
$17.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

For troops in the desert, Cairo meant fleshpots or brass hats. For well-connected officers, it meant polo at the Gezira Club and drinks at Shepheard's. For the irregular warriors, Cairo was a city to throw legendary parties b... read more

Cairo in the War: 1939-45
$23.00 (AUD) inc GST
save $7.00 (AUD) (23.3%) $30.00 (AUD)
Available Stock: 1

In a thrilling dramatic narrative, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter Joby Warrick traces how the strain of militant Islam behind ISIS first arose in a remote Jordanian prison and spread to become the world's greatest threat.... read more

Black Flags: The Rise of Isis
$35.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

This handy guide to Egyptian mythology explores how the ancient Nile-dwellers explained the world around them. It delves into the origins of life, the creation and evolution of the world, and the reig... read more

Egyptian Myths: A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends
$27.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

From the award-winning co-author of 'I Am Malala', this book asks just how the might of NATO, with 48 countries and 140,000 troops on the ground, failed to defeat a group of religious students an... read more

Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan to a More Dangerous World
$25.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Now fully updated to cover the Arab Spring, Eugene Rogan has written an authoritative new history of the Arabs in the modern world. Starting with the Ottoman conquests in the sixteenth century, this landmark book follows the stor... read more

The Arabs: A History
$30.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Written by one of Israel's most notable scholars, this volume provides a breathtaking history of Israel from the origins of the Zionist movement in the late 19th century to the present day. Anita Shapira's gripping narrative explor... read more

Israel: A History
$35.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Written by one of Israel's most notable scholars, this volume provides a breathtaking history of Israel from the origins of the Zionist movement in the late 19th century to the present day. Anita Shapira's gripping narrative explor... read more

Israel: A History
$30.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Middle East

Series:Beginner's Guides

As the Western-Iranian impasse continues to dominate international affairs, politicians and the media confidently proclaim Iran the greatest threat to the Western World. But this villainous mask obscures a far more complex ide... read more

Iran: A Beginner's Guide
$22.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

The extraordinary true story of a secret forty-year friendship between two women who should have been bitter enemies. One: the beautiful Raymonda Tawil, the mother-in-law of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. The other: Ruth D... read more

Improbable Friendship
$35.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Middle East

Awards:Winner of Paddy Power Political Book Awards: Debut Political Book of the Year 2015.

Lying in Tehran is about survival. Welcome to Tehran, a city where survival depends on a network of subterfuge. Here is a place where mullahs visit prostitutes, drug kingpins run crystal meth kit... read more

City of Lies: Love, Sex, Death and the Search for Truth in Tehran
$20.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Middle East

Awards:Shortlisted for Ondaatje Prize 2015.

Over thirteen centuries, Baghdad has enjoyed both cultural and commercial pre-eminence, boasting artistic and intellectual sophistication and an economy once the envy of the world. It was here, in the time of the Cal... read more

Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood
$25.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1

Category:

 Middle East

Awards:Shortlisted for Samuel Johnson Prize 2013.

From William Dalrymple--award-winning historian, journalist and travel writer--a masterly retelling of what was perhaps the West's greatest imperial disaster in the East, and an important parable of neocolonia... read more

Return of a King: The Battle for Afghanistan
$20.00 (AUD) inc GST
Available Stock: 1
1 - 20 of 66 ← Previous 1 3 4