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The Generalship of Muhammad: Battles and Campaigns of the Prophet of Allah

His campaigns, military thought, and insurgent strategy

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Fertile Bonds: Bedouin Class, Kinship, and Gender in the Bekaa Valley

Expands our understanding of peoples far removed from consolidated government control and provides a broad analytical lens through which to examine demographic divides across the globe

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An Incurable Past: Nasser's Egypt Then and Now

Examining history not as it was recorded, but as it is remembered, An Incurable Past contextualizes the classist and deeply disappointing post-Nasserist period that has inspired today’s Egyptian revolutionaries.

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Modern Arab Art: Formation of Arab Aesthetics

Provides a historical and theoretical overview of the subject from the 1940s through today. Shabout recognizes the important distinction between Arabic art and Islamic art. With 32 color plates and 40 b&w photos.

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We Are Imazighen: The Development of Algerian Berber Identity in Twentieth-Century Literature and Culture

By tracing the cultural production of the Kabyle people--their songs, oral traditions, and literature--from the early 1930s to the end of the twentieth century, Fazia Aïtel shows how they have defined their own culture over time, both within Algeria and in its diaspora.

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The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Fully explicates the complexity of Tunisian society and culture and reveals how abolition was able to occur in an environment hostile to such change

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A Documentary History of Modern Iraq

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Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in the Middle East

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Algerians without Borders: The Making of a Global Frontier Society

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War and State Building in the Middle East