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"Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)", "Barth, Frederik"
1 "Barth, Frederik" "Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)"
"Oxford, UK" 2004 1845202783 / 9781845202781 Trade Paperback FINE 
"As new - gift quality! ""describes certain aspects of the society of the Pathans of the Swat valley in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan…the material on which it is based was collected by the author in the period February-November 1954"" Chapters on: General Ecology and Ethnology of Swat; Underlying Frameworks of Organization; Neighborhood, Marriage and Affinity; Relations of Inequality and Authority; Land Tenure and Political Relations within Local Communities; Authority and Following of Chiefs; Authority and Following of Saints; Alliances and Political Blocs; History and Organization of Swat State..."" 143 indexed pages including Bibliography." 
Price: 19.95 USD
 
 
The Osama bin Laden I Know : An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader, "Bergen, Peter L."
2 "Bergen, Peter L." The Osama bin Laden I Know : An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader
Free Press 0743278925 / 9780743278928 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
3 "Butler, Grant C." "Beyond Arabian Sands: The People, Place, and Politics of the Arab World"
NY 1964 Hardbound NEAR FINE- Good+ dj 
"As new except for slight softening of spine ends and small inward curl to top corner of cover. Tan, linen-finish cloth with orange lettering on spine. Dust jacket is intact, unclipped and bright but has light age soil and wear to edges with tiny rips which have been tape repaired on the inside. Map endpapers. Interviews with ""Nasser, Kings Hassan, Hussein and Idris, Prince Feisal and Algeria's Ben Bella."" 223 indexed pages with black and white photo sections." 
Price: 9.95 USD
 
 
4 "Douglas Botting (A. Spark, maps) (Janet Chandler, Sketches)" Island of the Dragon's Blood
New York 1958 Hardbound GOOD+ 
"Ex-library with dust jacket in protective cover. Tight, bright, clean and square except for expected library markings.1956 Oxford University expedition to the island of Socotra to record specimens of the native flora and fauna, make recordings of the native language, and collect archaeological artifacts. Socotra (Soqotra ) is a small island archipelago off the Horn of Africa in the Indian Ocean, currently controlled by Yemen, designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2008." 
Price: 14.95 USD
 
 
Waiting for an Ordinary Day: The Unraveling of Life in Iraq, "Fassihi, Farnaz"
5 "Fassihi, Farnaz" Waiting for an Ordinary Day: The Unraveling of Life in Iraq
PublicAffairs 1586484753 / 9781586484750 Hardcover GOOD 

Price: 13.00 USD
 
 
From Beirut to Jerusalem, "Friedman, Thomas L."
6 "Friedman, Thomas L." From Beirut to Jerusalem
Anchor 0385413726 / 9780385413725 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 6.50 USD
 
 
7 "GEORGE OSTROGORSKY, J. HUSSEY (TRANSLATO" History of the Byzantine State
BLACKWELL PUBLISHERS 0631127828 / 9780631127826 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 7.00 USD
 
 
8 "Goode, Stephen" The Prophet and the Revolutionary: Arab Socialism in the Modern Middle East
NY 1975 0531028402 / 9780531028407 Hardbound VERY GOOD- 
"Book as new except for tilted spine. Dust jacket is present but age soiled with top and bottom edges full of small creases and rips. 131 indexed pages including ""Suggested Reading"" list.""Traces the rise of radical socialism in Egypt, Iraq, Algeria and Syria discussing the historical reasons for its development., its successes and failures, and its effect on the rest of the Ara world."" as seen in 1975. " 
Price: 8.95 USD
 
 
9 "Grousset, Rene (Catherine Alison Phillips, trans.)" The Civilizations of the East: The Near and Middle East (Original title: Les Civilisations de L'Orient)
NY 1931 (1st English language edition) Hardbound VERY GOOD+/No DJ 
"Tight, faint age toning of pages, clean interior, faint soil to bottom exterior page edges, faint tilt. 404 pages (9.25x6.5""), 313 illustrations, ""Erratum"" tipped in on title page. Black cloth with gilt lettering and red blocks on spine. ""a general introduction to the study of the arts in Asia for the cultivated public""" 
Price: 9.95 USD
 
 
10 "Haddad, George" Baalbak: North and South Lebanon
Damascus 1956 (2nd Revised Edition) Paperback VERY GOOD 
"Description, History and Tourist Guide. 3 fold-out maps and 54 illustrations. Sections on Baalbak and the Biqa Plain; Tripoli and the cedars; Sidon, Tyre, Jazzin, Beaufort Castle and Marjayun." 
Price: 24.95 USD
 
 
Weathered by Miracles: A History of Palestine from Bonaparte and Muhammad Ali to Ben-Gurion and the Mufti, "Idinopulos, Thomas A."
11 "Idinopulos, Thomas A." Weathered by Miracles: A History of Palestine from Bonaparte and Muhammad Ali to Ben-Gurion and the Mufti
"Ivan R. Dee, Publisher" 1566632692 / 9781566632690 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 8.50 USD
 
 
12 "King, Peter (ed. & intro.)" Curzon's Persia
"London, UK" 1988 0283997427 / 9780283997426 (reprint) Oversize Paperback NEAR FINE 
"Tight, bright, clean with faint curl. Light rubbing to cover edges and faint corner bump to bottom corner. An abridged version of the 2 volume, 1892 book of Curzon's travels on the following route: Ashkabad, Kuchan, Kelat-I-Nadiri, Meshed, Teheran, The Northern Provinces, Teheran, Ishfahan, Shiraz to Bushire.192 pages full of illustrations and with double page detailed map of Persia, Afghanistan & Beluchistan. (dated 1891). 7.5x10"" " 
Price: 17.95 USD
 
 
Ottoman Centuries :The Rise and Fall of the Turkish Empire, "Kinross, Lord"
13 "Kinross, Lord" Ottoman Centuries :The Rise and Fall of the Turkish Empire
Harper Perennial 0688080936 / 9780688080938 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
14 "Labaky, Pere Mansour" les chemins de nulle part sur les ruines du Liban l'Amour chante toujours
"Baadbat, Liban" 1985 2852447266 / 9782852447264 Paperback NEAR FINE 
"As new except for slight rubbing to cover edges. ""raconte l'histoire bouleversante du petit Nassim, qui se trouvait sur les chemins de nulle part, apres la dispaition de tous les siens, et qui retoruve le Chemin de la vie grace a son MI Jad 'au ceur de mere'..."" Pere Labaky is a Maronite priest. 200 pages. Text in French." 
Price: 12.95 USD
 
 
15 "Maccoby, Hyam" Revolution in Judaea: Jesus & The Jewish Resistance
"London, UK" 1973 (1st edition) Trade Paperback GOOD 
"Tight, clean but lightly age tanned pages, lightly soiled cover with rubbing and creasing, faintest tilt to spine. Owner's name on first free page. 320 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography and Quotation Index. ""Jesus was a bold and powerful leader of the Jewish Resistance who staged an uprising in Jerusalem. But his movement failed, and for this he paid with his life...Drawing on...Roman and Jewish history, and on modern Biblical scholarship, the author shows...the human historical Jesus....""" 
Price: 30.95 USD
 
 
16 "Mottahedeh, Roy" The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran
Pantheon 0394748654 / 9780394748658 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 7.50 USD
 
 
17 "Orga, Irfan" Portrait of a Turkish Family
090787181X / 9780907871811 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 4.00 USD
 
 
18 "Pryce-Jones, David" The Closed Circle: An Interpretation of the Arabs
"London, UK" 2002 1842126113 / 9781842126110 (1st paperback Trade Paperback NEAR FINE 
"As new - gift quality! Reprint on 1989 hardbound, with new introduction. ""The author argues (then and now) persuasively that the Arabs are caught in a closed circle from which they have not been able to escape, a circle defined by deeply rooted tribal, religious and cultural traditions."" 464 indexed, annotated pages." 
Price: 29.95 USD
 
 
19 "Psellus, Michael" Fourteen Byzantine Rulers: The Chronographia of Michael Psellus (Penguin Classics)
Penguin Classics 0140441697 / 9780140441697 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 3.50 USD
 
 
Islam: A Concise Introduction, "Robinson, Neal"
20 "Robinson, Neal" Islam: A Concise Introduction
"Washington, DC" 1999 0878402241 / 9780878402243 Trade Paperback NEW 
"Gift quality! 197 indexed pages including Bibliography. ""concise yet panoramic overview of Islam...discusses the problems raised by Western perceptions of Islam and provides a brief account of Islamic history down to the present....explains major topics in Islamic worship to help readers understand it as a living faith. Appendices guide the novice through the structure of Arabic names, transliteration, and the Islamic calendar and festivals""" 
Price: 13.95 USD
 
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Waiting for an Ordinary Day: The Unraveling of Life in Iraq, "Fassihi, Farnaz"
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Weathered by Miracles: A History of Palestine from Bonaparte and Muhammad Ali to Ben-Gurion and the Mufti, "Idinopulos, Thomas A."
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"One Palestine, Complete : Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate", "SEGEV, TOM"
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The Osama bin Laden I Know : An Oral History of al Qaeda's Leader, "Bergen, Peter L."
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From Beirut to Jerusalem, "Friedman, Thomas L."
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Islam: A Concise Introduction, "Robinson, Neal"
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"Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)", "Barth, Frederik"
"Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)"
"Barth, Frederik"

 
 


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