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Packed with new and sensitive information, Brothers in Arms is a timely and comprehensive study on the changing nature of the jihadi movement.
The Muslim Brotherhood is one of the longest surviving and perhaps the most controversial of all Islamist movements to have emerged out of the Middle East. This book focuses on the evolution of the movement and assesses the aims and strategies it has employed both in the Middle East and...
By Karim Haidar
A collection of soups, salads, meats and deserts. It includes over a hundred inventive recipes: lentil soup with tomatoes, calamari and coriander salad, five-spice lamb and rice, fried halloumi cheese with quince jam, pumpkin kibbeh, pears in arak, and rose ice cream, to name but a few.
By Orhan Kemal
In Bursa prison, mid-winter 1940, two prisoners meet, both writers, both serving long sentences for allegedly inciting Turkish soldiers to mutiny. One is Turkey's most famous poet, Nazim Hikmet. The other is a young, aspiring poet, Orhan Kemal. This work reminisces on the time Kemal shared with the great poet...
Offers introductions to the two plays "God Resigns" and "Isis", which develop key themes of Nawal El Saadawi's work: that religions are inimical to women and the poor; that the oppression of women is reprehensible and not solely characteristic of the Middle East or the Third World; and that free...
Examines Gibran's letters, his publisher's archives and documents, revealing the extent of his influence and the extraordinary message of peace and hope in his work. This work retraces Gibran's life, from humble beginnings in Lebanon to his artistic training in Paris and meteoric rise to fame in the US, his...
By Ramsay Wood
The tales of "Kalila and Dimna", also known as "The Panchatantra", "Kalila wa Dimna" and "The Fables of Bidpai" originated in India almost two thousand years ago. In his retelling of this world classic, Ramsay Wood deftly knits several oral storytelling traditions into a captivating style.
Treats joint costs and the problem of 'transfer prices' from one division of an international petroleum organisation to another as an essential element in determining the revenues to be assigned to each.
Focusing on the concept of belonging, this collection of essays explores how contemporary art produced outside the bounds of dominant cultural circuits responds to the challenge posed by globalisation. They reveal how artists from traditional societies find in their cultural heritage the basis of a pluralistic creative expression.
By Paul Gilroy
People of African and Caribbean descent have inhabited Great Britain for centuries. Professor Paul Gilroy has assembled a living visual history of their social life in the modern British Isles. Published in association with Getty Images,this volume faeture 321 b&w photographs, commentary by Paul Gilroy and a preface from Professor...