Waleed F. Mahdi
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Arab American Journeys in Film: A Conversation with Waleed F. Mahdi

Mahdi explores the roots of negative film portrayals of Arabs, Muslims and Arab Americans.
Salma Hage
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Sweet Memories of a Middle Eastern Childhood: A Conversation with Salma Hage

Acclaimed cookbook author Salma Hage grew up in the mountains of the Kadisha Valley in Northern Lebanon.
Matthew Teller
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Culture, People and Land: A Conversation with Matthew Teller

International travel in 2020 went from a luxury enjoyed by some to an impossibility endured by all. British travel writer and journalist Matthew Teller witnessed his livelihood become grounded more abruptly than most.
Diana Darke
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On the Origins of Gothic Architecture: A Conversation with Diana Darke

With its rose windows and soaring, pointed arches, Gothic architecture is a crowning achievement of medieval Western Christendom but not, writes Oxford-educated Arabist Diana Darke, an independently developed one.
Allysa B. Peyton
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Why Collectors Matter: A Conversation with Arts of South Asia’s Coeditors

In Arts of South Asia: Cultures of Collecting, coeditors Allysa B. Peyton and Katherine Ann Paul draw us into the personal, institutional and political dynamics surrounding objects that have journeyed from South Asia—India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan—to museums abroad and, in one case, undergone repatriation.
Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories from Ancient Times to Present Day
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Amazing Women of the Middle East: 25 Stories from Ancient Times to Present Day

Writer, translator and storyteller Wafa’ Tarnowska’s...
Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire
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Ancient Ivory: Masterpieces of the Assyrian Empire

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Ibn Tulun: His Lost city and Great Mosque
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Ibn Tulun: His Lost city and Great Mosque

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

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Table Tales: The Global Nomad Cuisine of Abu Dhabi

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Two Thousand and One Syrian Nights

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Rameses III, King of Egypt: His Life and Afterlife

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

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