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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.
Hassan Massoudy's elegant calligraphy depicts the four seasons of the garden. From the icy palettes of winter and the fading hues of autumn to delicate spring growth and the dazzling sunshine and blooms of summer, he captures in calligraphy what countless poets have wrought with words.
The first study to analyse the leadership of the hajj in the formative period between the 7th and 10th centuries, assessing the pilgrimage from a political perspective. Shedding new light on the understanding of dynastic politics; the succession process and the definition of the poiltical entity that was the early...
The first English translation of this seminal work and milestone in modern Arab intellectual history. Professor al-Azm analyses the reasons for the Arabs' defeat against Israel in the 1967 war, and criticises a culture of concealment, denial and evasion, proposing that Arabs take responsiblity for their own state of affairs.
Important analysis of the Iranian model of governance that will appeal to academics, students and anyone with a close interest in the nature of democracy under theocratic law.
Drawing on previously unseen sources in multiple languages, Achcar offers a unique ideological mapping of the Arab world, and in the process defusing an international propaganda war that has become a major stumbling block in the path of Arab-Western understanding.
In the chilling aftermath of Iceland's Lutheran Reformation in 1635, Jonas Palmason - a poet, naturalist and self-taught healer - has been condemned to exile for heretical conduct. Based on the historical figure Jon Gudmundsson, From the Mouth of the Whale is a magical evocation of an enlightened mind and...