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

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

Julie Taboulie’s Lebanese Kitchen: Authentic Recipes for Fresh and Flavorful Mediterranean Home Cooking

Julie Ann Sageer earned her nickname “Julie Taboulie” from...

The Aleppo Cookbook: Celebrating the Legendary Cuisine of Syria

Considering the recent fate of Aleppo, it is easy to be distracted from...

Aleppo: The Rise and Fall of Syria's Great Merchant City

In this timely publication, as Syria’s second city suffers from...

Out of the Desert: My Journey from Nomadic Bedouin to the Heart of Global Oil

“If I, a poverty-stricken Bedouin kid born in a desert, can make...

Ibn Tulun: His Lost city and Great Mosque

This elegant, richly illustrated volume covers the history, architecture...

Embassy to the Eastern Courts: America's Secret Pivot Toward Asia 1832–37

After the American Revolution, the maritime trade of the US was...

The Book of Spice: From Anise to Zedoary

It is hard to reach for a spice that has not been touched by Arab-Muslim...

The Hunt in Arabic Poetry: From Heroic to Lyric to Metapoetic


The Mapmaker's Daughter: The Confessions of Nurbanu Sultan 1525–1583


The Moor's Last Stand: How Seven Centuries of Muslim Rule in Spain Came to an End


The Scent of Jasmine: Coming of Age in Jerusalem and Damascus


Protecting Pharaoh's Treasures: My Life in Egyptology


Africa Solo: My World Record Race from Cairo to Cape Town


Art, Trade and Culture in the Islamic World and Beyond: From the Fatimids to the Mughals


Deeper Than Indigo: Tracing Thomas Machell, Forgotten Explorer


How I Became a Mummy; Lost in a Pyramid & Other Classic Mummy Stories


Signs of Our Times: From Calligraphy to Calligraffiti


The Race for Paradise: An Islamic History of the Crusades

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