Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories from Ancient Times to Present Day

Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories from Ancient Times to Present Day

Writer, translator and storyteller Wafa’ Tarnowska’s...
Nefertiti, Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt: Her Life and Afterlife

Nefertiti, Queen and Pharaoh of Egypt: Her Life and Afterlife

The unearthing of Nefertiti's 3,000-year-old bust in 1912 has...
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 Holy Cities of Arabia

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The Lost Manuscript of Frédéric Cailliaud: Arts and Crafts of the Ancient Egyptians, Nubians, and Ethiopians

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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

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A History of the Worlds in Sixteen Shipwrecks

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An Alexandria Anthology: Travel Writing through the Centuries

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Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood—A History in Thirteen Centuries

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Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies of Nature and the Fortunes of Migrants

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Equator Crossings: Travelogue Extraordinary

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Living in Romantic Baghdad: An American Memoir of Teaching and Travel in Iraq, 1924-1947

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