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Civilization Before Greece and Rome

by Saggs, H. W.

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Published
1991
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First Pbk.Ed..
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9780300050318
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New Haven, Ct: Yale University Press, 1991 322p. plates illus.bibliography.index. First Pbk.Ed... Softcover. New.
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The Cities That Built the Bible

by Cargill, Robert

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2016
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New
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1st US Edition
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9780062366740
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New York: HarperOne, 2016 "A magnificent tour through fourteen cities: the Phoenician cities of Tyre, Sidon, and Byblos; Ugarit; Nineveh; Babylon; Megiddo; Athens; Alexandria; Jerusalem; Qumran; Bethlehem; Nazareth; and Rome. The author includes photos of artifacts, dig sites, ruins, and relics, taking readers on a far-reaching journey from the Grotto of the Nativity to the battlegrounds of Megiddo, from the… Read more
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A Modern History of the Kurds

by McDowall, David

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Published
1997
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Near Fine
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9781860641855
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London: I.B.Tauris, 1997 "This first comprehensive history of the Kurds from the nineteenth century to the present day. Interplay of old and new aspects of the struggle, the importance of local rivalries within Kurdish society, the enduring authority of certain forms of leadership, and failure of modern states to respond to the challenge of Kurdish nationalism" 480p. maps.index. Soft Cover.… Read more
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Saint Paul in Anatolia and Cyprus

by Cimok, Fatih

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2001
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Near Fine
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Reprint
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9789757199052
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Istanbul: Turizm Yayinlari Ltd., 2001 A journey in the footsteps of St. Paul with maps and photographs of sites, excavations of Roman and Byzantine ruins and descriptions of what his journey would have been like. Also contains a short life of St. Thecla and a historical commentary on St. Paul's letters to the churches he founded. 119p. illus, ,aps Name… Read more
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Weathered by Miracles: A History of Palestine from Bonaparte and Muhammad Ali to Ben-Gurion and the Mufti

by Idinopulos, Thomas A.; Indinopulos, Thomas A.

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Published
1999
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Very Good
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9781566632690
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Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 1999 In this narrative history from Bonaparte and Muhammad Ali to Ben-Gurion and the Mufti, Mr. Idinopulos describes the extraordinary transformation of modern Palestine. Elegant, readable...refreshingly unmarred by the partisanship that has so marked much writing about the subject. 283p..israenotes, index, maps.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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The Gulf Within: Canadian Arabs, Racism and the Gulf War

by Kasmeri, Zuhair

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Published
1991
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Fine
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1st Canadian Edition
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9781550283457
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Toronto: James Lorimer & Company, 1991 When the Canadian government went to war against Iraq in 1991, many Canadians of Arab or Muslim background became the targets of hostility, harassment, and racism. This book recounts and analyzes their experiences during the Gulf War.Journalist Zuhair Kashmeri interviewed over seventy Arabs and Muslims across Canada before finally focusing on the experiences of… Read more
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Account of Palmyra and Zenobia : With Travels and Adventures in Bashan and the Desert:

by Wright, William

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Published
1987
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Near Fine
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9781850771555
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London: Darf Publishers Ltd, 1987 ''This work, first published in 1895, and here republished in facsimile, tells of the author's travels on horseback throughout the region of the Middle East centering on the oasis of Palmyral. Though largely a narrative of the author's travels, the true value of the work lies in the wealth of detailed information on the archaeological… Read more
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City of Stone: The Hidden History of Jerusalem

by Benvenisti, Meron

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Published
1996
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9780520205215
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Berkely: University of California Press, 1996 Jerusalem is more than a holy city built of stone. Domain of Muslims, Jews, and Christians, Jerusalem is a perpetual contest, and its shrines, housing projects, and bulldozers compete in a scramble for possession. Now one of Jerusalem's most respected authorities presents a history of the city that does not fall prey to any… Read more
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Pella [Pella of the Decapolis]

by Khouri, Rami G.

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1990
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Amman, Jordan: Al Kutba / University of Sydney, 1990 Samll publication outlining the results of the archaeological reseach by the University of Sydney at Pella of the Decapolis in Jordan.32p. ilus. maps. Reprint.. Original Wraps. As New. Brochure.
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The Olive Route : A Personal Journey Through the Heart of the Mediterranean

by Drinkwater, Carol

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2006
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Fine
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1st UK Ed..
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9780297847892
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London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2006 "Starting out from her Provencal olive farm to distant Mediterranean shores . on a quest for the olive's ancient secrets . tracking , amongst others, the Cretans, Phoenicians Greeks and Romans, as well as encountering its modern-day inhabitants [she] returns to her home bringing with her many inspirational tales of this tree of eternity" 328p.… Read more
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Qatar

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2015
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First Thus.
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London: Apollo Art Travel, 2015 A supplement to Apollo magazine publicising art in Qatar. Sponsored by Qatar Airways. 26p. illus.. First Thus.. Original Wraps. As New.
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Arabian Peninsula

by Hazzard, Harry W.

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1959
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Garden City NY: American Geographical Society / Nelson Doubleday, 1959 The American Geographical Society "Around the World" series described countries in a a standard format for American schools. Each booklet was issued with coloured stickers to illustrate the text. 64p. Stickers have already been inserted in appropriate spaces.. Original Wraps. Near Fine.
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Syria : A Living History

by Aga Khan Museum

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2016
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1st Can Ed.
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9781926473079
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Toronto: Aga Khan Museum, 2016 Catalogue of an exhibition at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, October 15 th 2016 - February 16th 2017.. 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. New.
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Ugarit

by Haydar, Jamal Hassan

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2009
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Lattakia, Syria: Almersat Publishing House, 2009 A short but well described and illustrated local guide to the site at Ras Shamra in Syria where the extinct city of Ugarit, the oldest human settlement on the Syrian coast was excavated. 63p. Ilus [col] bibliography.. First Edition.. Softcover. As New.
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The Middle East: 2000 Years of History from the Rise of Christianity to the Present Day (History of Civilization)

by Lewis, Bernard

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2000
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9781842120170
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London: Phoenix / Orion, 2000 The birthplace of three religions and many civilizations, the Middle East was for centuries a major centre of knowledge and ideas, of techniques and commodities and, at times, of military and political power. As well as describing the forces which shaped the history of the Middle East, Bernard Lewis looks at the pervasive impact, in… Read more
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From the Holy Mountain : A Journey in the Shadow of Byzantium.

by Dalrymple, William

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1997
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9780006547747
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London: Flamingo, 1997 In 587 AD, two monks set off on an extraordinary journey that would take them in an arc across the entire Byzantine world, from the shores of the Bosphorus to the sand dunes of Egypt. On the way John Moschos and his pupil Sophronius the Sophist stayed in caves, monasteries, and remote hermitages, collecting the wisdom of… Read more
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Egypt and the Holy Land in Historic Photographs: Seventy-Seven Views by Francis Frith

by Frith, Francis

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Published
1985
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Fair > Good
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9780486240480
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New York: Dover Publications, 1985 Edited by Jon Manchip White. The original Francis Frith photographs were published by William Mackenzie, London 1862. This eduition includes a selection of 77 of these historic photographs. This copy is damaged (some pages chewed at upper right corner) but this does not affect the images themselves.. Reissue.. Softcover. Fair > Good.
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Exploring the Past [IN HEBREW]

by Israel Museum

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Published
1972
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First Thus.
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Jerusalem: Israel Museum, 1972 Introduction to the archaeology of the Middle East in Hebrew. 94p. illus. some foldouts. [Not found in WorldCat] Clean and tight, but cover slightly scuffed. First Thus.. Softcover. Very Good.
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Turkey : Key to the East

by Tobin, Chester M.

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Published
1944
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1st US Edition.
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New York: G.P.Putnam & Sons, 1944 Book about Turkey by an American author [ Coach for the Turkish Track and Field team at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris) Something of a PR effort describing developments in Turkey after World War I, the modernization of Turkey under Ataturk, and neutral stance during World War II In general not very informative… Read more
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The Hills of Adonis : A Quest in Lebanon.

by Thubron,Colin

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Published
1968
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Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1968 Fascinating account of travels in the mountains of Lebanon in the days before the devastation of the Civil War. 179p. Illus. Bibliography.Index. News clipped review from newspaper pased to ffep, else near fine. 1st US Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good, Slight Chips.
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