A Concise History of Sunnis and Shi‘is

John McHugo

September 2017 | £20.00 | 352pp

The 1400-year-old schism between Sunnis and Shi‘is has rarely been as toxic as it is today, feeding wars and communal strife in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Pakistan, Afghanistan and many other countries, with tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran […]

The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty

Ilan Pappe

March 2017 | £12.99 | 402pp

The Husayni family of Jerusalem dominated Palestinian history for 250 years, from the Ottoman times through to the end of the British Mandate. At the height of the family’s political influence, positions in Jerusalem could only be obtained […]

The Commander

Laila Parsons

February 2017 | £20.00 | 320

Revered by some as the Arab Garibaldi, maligned by others as an intriguer and opportunist, Fawzi al-Qawuqji manned the ramparts of Arab history for four decades. As a young officer in the Ottoman Army, he fought the British […]

A Concise History of the Arabs, Second Edition

John McHugo

September 2016 | £10.99 | 384pp

The key to understanding the Arab world today is unlocking its past. In this authoritative account, John McHugo takes the reader through the political, social and intellectual history of the Arabs from the Roman Empire right up to […]

Enemy on the Euphrates

Ian Rutledge

June 2015 | £10.99 | 512pp

In 1920 an Arab revolt came perilously close to inflicting a shattering defeat upon the British Empire’s forces occupying Iraq after the Great War. A huge peasant army besieged British garrisons and bombarded them with captured artillery. British […]

Syria

John McHugo

March 2015 | £10.99 | 304pp

Syria’s descent into chaos since 2011 has claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, while more than nine million people have fled their homes. In this timely account, John McHugo charts the history of Syria from the First World […]

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