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Going beyond a record of his life and art, renowned Chamoun delves into what drives an artist to create. A lavish production featuring 322 colour illustrations of the work of this remarkable artist and teacher.
By John McHugo
An accessible and essential introduction to the history of the Arab world for the general reader, covering fourteen centuries of Arab history, from the rise of Islam to the Arab Spring. Includes an exhaustive suggested further reading list, bibliography, index and nine maps.
In this authoritative and fully updated new edition, Alison Pargeter follows the twists and turns of the Muslim Brotherhood as it battled through the years of oppression under authoritarian regimes to finally become a key and legitimate political actor.
The authoritative reference study on the work of Mohammed Arkoun, The Construction of Belief is essential reading for students and scholars of Islam, Muslim societies and cultures, modernity, religious studies, philosophy and semantics.
The Literary Heritage of the Arabs samples some of the finest literature produced by Arab writers from pre-Islamic times to the Abbasid Dynasty. The selection of poetry and prose spans many genres and styles, from the tragic to the comic, the wistful to the mystical, and the courtly to the...
By Ethan Chorin
The inside story of the decades-long unravelling of the Gaddafi regime, and of the West's role in both empowering his dictatorship and seeding revolution.