Books by Publisher: SAQI BOOKS

    Gypsies: An Illustrated History

    By Jean-Pierre Liegeois

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    The Gypsies have always been subject to myths about their origins, customs and social organization, in large part because of widespread ignorance. In this book, Jean-Pierre Liegeois redresses this shortcoming.

    Diary of a Country Prosecutor

    By Tawfik Al-Hakim

    Paperback Save £0.74 = £7.25

    Who shot Kamar al-Dawla Alwan? Was it a crime of passion? What was the role of the beautiful peasant girl Rim? Is the mysterious Sheikh Asfur as crazy as he seems? Partly autobiographical, this Egyptian comedy of errors takes the form of the journal of a young public prosecutor posted...

    100 Myths About the Middle East

    By Fred Halliday

    Paperback £7.85

    In this book Halliday debunks one hundred of the most commonly misconstrued 'facts' concerning the Middle East - in the political, cultural, social and historical spheres.

    Creating Spaces of Freedom: Culture in Defiance

    Paperback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    For centuries, people in the creative arts, when faced with severe threats to their cultural free expression, have sought alternative strategies and platforms. This work reveals some of the alternative spaces where banned art seeks refuge, while continuing to communicate its inspiring message.

    The Crusades Through Arab Eyes

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Sifts through the works of a score of contemporary Arab chroniclers of the Crusades, eyewitnesses and often participants in the events. This book retells their stories in their own style, giving us a vivid portrait of a society rent by internal conflicts, and shaken by a traumatic encounter with an...

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