Books by Publisher: SAQI BOOKS

    Exit Gaddafi: The Hidden History of the Libyan Revolution

    By Ethan Chorin

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    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.

    Superman is an Arab

    By Joumana Haddad

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    In this explosive sequel to I Killed Scheherazade, Joumana Haddad examines the patriarchal system that continues to dominate in the Arab world and beyond.

    Lebanon Adrift: From Battleground to Playground

    By Samir Khalaf

    Paperback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    An invaluable investigation into contemporary Lebanese culture and society by the foremost scholar on Lebanese politics and society.

    The Calligrapher\'s Garden

    By Hassan Massoudy

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.46

    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.

    Sexuality in Islam

    By Abdelwahab Bouhdiba

    Paperback Save £4.34 = £12.65

    Drawing on both Arabic and Western sources, the author describes the place of sexuality in the traditional Islamic world view.

    The Meaning of Mecca: The Politics of Pilgrimage in Early Islam

    By M. E. McMillan

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    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...

    Self-Criticism After the Defeat

    By Sadik J. Al-Azm

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    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.

    Shi\'ism and the Democratisation Process in Iran: An Evaluation of Wilayat Al-Faqih

    By Ibrahim Moussawi

    Hardback Save £11.54 = £23.46

    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.

    The Arabs and the Holocaust: The Arab-Israeli War of Narratives

    By Gilbert Achcar

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    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.

    From the Mouth of the Whale

    By Sjon

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    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...

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