British-Egyptian Relations

Edited by Noel Brehony and Ayman El-Desouky

October 2007 | £16.99 | $21.95 | 336pp

This account of the first major forum to review relations between Britain and Egypt, held in London in 2006, demonstrates how political, economic and cultural interaction between the countries has developed since the Suez invasion of 1956. In […]

Black Britain

Paul Gilroy

September 2007 | £19.99 | $35.00 | 320pp

Black people have inhabited the British Isles for centuries. Eminent professor Paul Gilroy, renowned for his work exploring the social and cultural dimensions of British blackness and black Britishness, has assembled a living visual history of their social […]

The History of Bosnia

Marko Attila Hoare

August 2007 | £35.00 | $45.00 | 514pp

Bosnia-Hercegovina dominated news coverage in the 1990s, yet the country remains the most misunderstood in Europe, frequently stereotyped as a land of perennial ethnic violence or occasionally admired as a former haven of multinational coexistence. In this first […]

The Origins of the Druze People and Religion

Philip K. Hitti

July 2007 | £9.99 | $12.95 | 128pp

The Druze, who can be traced back to eleventh-century Levant, have long intrigued scholars of the Middle East. Their obscure origins and blending of beliefs from Ismaili Shi‘ism, animism, Greek philosophy, Jewish and Christian mysticism, Iranian Gnosticism and […]

My Cousin, My Husband

Germaine Tillion

July 2007 | £14.99 | $21.95 | 208pp

In this classic work, legendary French anthropologist Germaine Tillion argues that the phenomenon of men killing their daughters, sisters and wives over matters of sexual honour is not an aberration specific to Islam. Rather, it is part of […]

Oman’s Insurgencies

J. E. Peterson

June 2007 | £55.00 | $85.00 | 530pp

Oman today is a rapidly modernizing and peaceful country on the fringes of a region in turmoil. It does, however, have a long history of internal strife. In the twentieth century, this strife took the form of two […]

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