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A United Nations Peace Force

By Frye, William R.

New York: Oceana Publications, 1957. xii, 227 pp. Prepared under the auspices of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Includes index.The UN created a United Nations Emergency Force to secure and supervise the cease-fire during the 1956 Suez Canal crisis. Based on this experience and the Soviet invasion of Hungary in November of 1956, Frye argued the case for a standing UN peace-keeping force. Cream and blue printed paper wrappers yellowed with some foxing, else very good. Printed on good quality paper, which is still flexible. . Pictorial Card Wrappers. GVG.


Children in the Muslim Middle East
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Children in the Muslim Middle East

By Fernea, Elizabeth Warnock, ed.

Austin, TX: University of Texas., 1995. xvi, 477, [1] pp. 41 works by Middle Eastern and western scholars about children, in many genres- scholarly articles , poetry, speeches, proverbs, interviews, short stories, folk tales, and lullabies. 4 chapter titles in table of contents are highlighted, else fine.. Soft Cover. Near Fine.


The Middle East: A Physical, Social and Regional Geography

By Fisher, W. B.

London: Methuen & Co, 1950. 514 pages. Includes 93 text maps, 2 folding maps, Appendices, Bibliography and Index. Browse related titles in our Middle East Catatlog. Owner's name on title page, note in Arabic on rear free endpaper. Pinholes in cloth along spine shoulder.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.


World Without End: The Middle East

By Lengyel, Emil

New York: John Day Co., 1953. 374 pages. Includes Note on the "Great controversy", Other Reading, and Index. Lengyel taught at NYU and organized a Middle Eastern Conference at the School of Education there in 1947. His dedication reads, "To my son Peter whose generation may yet find the solution." See additional books in our Middle East Catalog. Cloth on covers foxed, inscription in Arabic on ffep.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/GVG.


Desert Enterprise: The Middle East Oil Industry and Its Local Environment

By Finnie, David H.

Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1958. 224 pp. Card laid-in with discolored tape reads, " Compliments of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies." Endpapers are printed map. Includes black & white photos, biographical note, notes and index.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.


Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics
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Values and Perceptions of the Islamic and Middle Eastern Publics

By Moaddel, Mansoor (ed)

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. XX, 355, [1] pp. Extensive use of figures and tables, with index. Bibliographic material at end of each chapter. Contributors from many countries participated in the collection and interpretation of data. These monographs examine the mass belief structures in Islamic middle eastern countries, working from values surveys administered from 2000-2005. Compares values separating Europeans and Muslims, particularly in the areas of economics and politics.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.


Images du Maroc Berbère. Photographies de J. Belin.

By DuQuaire, Henri

Paris: Librairie Plon, 1947. Unpaginated. 55 héliogravure photographic plates, with text in French. Bound in cream colored cloth in textured leather pattern. Red Moroccan print on ivory paper pasted on front board. Endpapers are glazed paste paper design in maroon on beige paper. Front flyleaf cut away, and private library stamp on rear flyleaf.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by J. Belin.


Flowers of the Yayla: Yoruk Weaving of the Toros Mountains

By Landreau, Anthony N. and Ralph S. Yohe with Daniel G. Bates and Anita Landreau

Washington D.C: The Textile Museum, 1983. 108, [4] pp. Signed by Anthony Landreau. Illustrated with 11 color plates and black& white photographs. Includes appendices and bibliography. This book, and the exhibit by the Textile Museum, resulted from years of research among vanishing nomadic weavers in the Toros Mountains of Turkey. Contains very useful glossary of carpet motifs. With a letter laid in, from Tony Landreau to Francis Merritt, the founder and first Director of Haystack Mountain School of Arts and Crafts. . Signed. First Edition, Presentation Copy. Soft Cover. Very Good. Exhibition Catalogue.


The Resentful Arab (formerly Entitled The Embittered Arab) the Truth About the Palestine Question

By Nasser, Jamal A.

Jerusalem-Jordan: Jamal A. Nasser, 1964. 160 pp. B&w illustrations. In the preface to this revised edition, Nasser says, " the title has been changed...because it is felt that the word "EMBITTERED" could suggest defeat and one of the main points of the book is to show that the Arab does not accept defeat." The author was a British-educated Barrister from Palestine, whose parents were forced into exile when Israel became a state. A useful book for anyone wanting to understand the harsh complexities of this region.. 2nd Revised and Enlarged Edition. Pictorial Paper Wrappers. Very Good+.


Muslem (sic) Brotherhood Movement in Jordan 1946-1996

By [Gharaybeh, Ibrahim]

Amman, Jordan: Al Urdun Al Jadid Research Center, 1997. 204 pp. Text in ARABIC. Al Urdun Al Jadid Research Center (i.e. the New Jordan Research Center), is one of the most innovative and dynamic research centers in Jordan. The Center is an independent non-governmental organization (NGO), working for sustainable development in Jordan and the Arab World.. Soft Cover. Very Good+.


The United States and the Near East

By Speiser, E. A

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1947. xvi, 263 [1] pp. Sumner Wells, series editor for the American Foreign Policy Library, provided the introduction. Includes 2 maps, appendix and index. Pictorial endpapers are maps of the oil wells and pipelines of the region. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/GVG.


Near Eastern Culture & Society: Symposium on the Meeting of East and West

By Young, T. Cuyler. Ed.

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1951. 250 pages. 24 B&W illustrations and Index. Contributors from U.S., England, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey. Of special interest are exploration of Near Easterners' reactions to concepts of westernization and of modernization. Browse related books in our Middle East Catalog. Arabic inscription on half title page and owner's name and stamp on title page.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.


The Schools of Ba'athism. A Study of Syrian Schoolbooks

By Wurmser, Meyrav

Washington, DC: The Middle East Media Research Institute , 2000. xiv, 122 pp. Appendix, bibliography. "The possibility of a Syrian-Israeli accord raises the question of what changes each society will be required to undertake in order to achieve true reconciliation with its former adversary...The education of children is a way both to assess the degree of change that a society must undertake and also a clear indicator of the prevalent view in society of the adversary, its motivations, and the conflict between both states." VG. Soft Cover. Very Good.