The Magnificent Conman of Cairo: A Novel

The Magnificent Conman of Cairo: A Novel

In this underrated piece of Arab literature, we follow the lives of...
Parwana: Recipes and Stories From an Afghan Kitchen

Parwana: Recipes and Stories From an Afghan Kitchen

Afghani-born restaurateur Durkhanai Ayubi honors her parents, Zelmai and...
The Merchant of Syria: A History of Survival

The Merchant of Syria: A History of Survival

The Merchant of Syria tells the inspiring story of Abu Chaker (1921...
Architecture of the Islamic West: North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula, 700–1800

Architecture of the Islamic West: North Africa and the Iberian Peninsula, 700–1800

Books about the arts of al-Andalus and the Maghrib typically focus on a...
AUB and Ras Beirut in 150 Years of Photographs

AUB and Ras Beirut in 150 Years of Photographs

This coffee-table volume of photography focusing on the American...
The Tentmakers of Cairo: Egypt’s Medieval and Modern Appliqué Craft

The Tentmakers of Cairo: Egypt’s Medieval and Modern Appliqué Craft

This book is a model of how to make the fruit of specialized academic...
Mr Five Per Cent: The Many Lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the World’s Richest Man

Mr Five Per Cent: The Many Lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the World’s Richest Man

When Armenian Turkish businessman Calouste Gulbenkian died in 1955, Life...
Legacy in Stone: Syria Before War

Legacy in Stone: Syria Before War

Today, many only know Syria as a geopolitical disaster and humanitarian...
The Land Beyond: A Thousand Miles on Foot Through the Heart of the Middle East

The Land Beyond: A Thousand Miles on Foot Through the Heart of the Middle East

At one point in this personal account of a long-distance trek across the...
Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

British archeologist Austen Henry Layard discovered the first pieces of...

Travellers in Ottoman Lands: The Botanical Legacy

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A Taste for Home: The Modern Middle Class in Ottoman Beirut

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Buying Time: Debt and Mobility in the Western Indian Ocean

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Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan

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Medieval Empires and the Culture of Competition: Literary Duels at Islamic and Christian Courts

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Mr Five Per Cent: The Many Lives of Calouste Gulbenkian, the World’s Richest Man

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Orientalist Lives: Western Artists in the Middle East, 1830–1920

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Printed in Beirut

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The Mercantile Effect: Art and Exchange in the Islamicate World during the 17th and 18th Centuries

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The Tentmakers of Cairo: Egypt’s Medieval and Modern Appliqué Craft

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The United States through Arab Eyes: An Anthology of Writings (1876–1914)

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Gardens of Renaissance Europe and the Islamic Empires: Encounters and Confluences

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