The Sultan’s Sex Potions

Naṣīr al-Dīn al-Ṭūsī

A Critical Edition, Translated and Introduced by Daniel L. Newman

January 2014 | £17.99 | 280pp

Arabic erotic literature has a long and rich history, which goes back as far as the ninth century. Far from being the pursuit of prurient pornographers, eroticism and sexuality received considerable attention from scholars. The Sultan’s Sex Potions […]

Contemporary Iranian Art

Hamid Keshmirshekan

December 2013 | £45.00 | $69.95 | 352pp

Complex, innovative and thought-provoking, Iranian art in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries offers fresh insight into a culture and society that have been much misunderstood in the West and elsewhere. In this new, comprehensive study, Hamid Keshmirshekan considers […]

Madam Atatürk

İpek Çalışlar

October 2013 | £16.99 | 336pp

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is hailed as one of the most charismatic political leaders of the twentieth century, but little is known today about his one and only wife, Latife Hanım. A multilingual intellectual educated at the Sorbonne, Latife’s […]

Keep Your Eye on the Wall

Edited by Olivia Snaije and Mitchell Albert

September 2013 | £45.00 | 176

In art and literature, walls are frequently used as powerful symbols of division. For the people of Palestine, however, the wall that cuts deeply into their land and society is all too real, snaking through over 700 kilometres […]

The Art and Life of Chaouki Chamoun

Edited by Brian Prescott Decie

September 2013 | £35 | 320pp

Chaouki Chamoun is one of the Middle East’s most renowned artists. Born in Sariine Tahta, the Bekaa Valley of Lebanon in 1942, he studied architectural drawing at night school, then joined the Lebanese University where he won art […]

Marxism, Orientalism, Cosmopolitanism

Gilbert Achcar

August 2013 | £9.99 | 176

In this collection of essays, Gilbert Achcar examines the controversial relationship of Marxism to religion, to Orientalism and its critique by Edward Said, and to the concept of cosmopolitanism.  A compelling range of issues is discussed within these […]

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