Turkey, the US and Iraq

William Hale

April 2007 | £14.99 | $29.95 | 175pp

The American-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003 has affected Turkey’s foreign policy in unpredictable ways. On the one hand stood Turkey’s vital alliance with the US, stretching back to the early days of the cold war; on […]

The 33-Day War

Gilbert Achcar

Michel Warschawski

April 2007 | £12.99 | 136pp

This is a timely, incisive and richly informed assessment of the recent Israel-Lebanon conflict written by noted experts from both countries: Lebanese Gilbert Achcar and Israeli Michel Warschawski. The authors describe the popular basis of Hezbollah in Lebanon […]

Islam and Capitalism

Maxime Rodinson

April 2007 | £14.99 | $24.95 | 344pp

Islam and Capitalism is a learned, engaged rebuttal of the cultural reductionism of Max Weber and others who have tried to explain the politics and society of the Middle East by reference to some unchanging entity called ‘Islam,’ […]

Oil and Democracy in Iraq

Edited by Robert Springborg

February 2007 | £14.99 | $29.95 | 128pp

This is the first major study of the alternatives confronting Iraq as it seeks to rebuild its vital oil industry while simultaneously constructing a new political system. A key challenge facing the country is to allocate the revenues […]

Power, Politics and the Hidden History of Arabian Oil

Aileen Keating

November 2006 | £35.00 | 592pp

In 1918, New Zealand mining engineer Frank Holmes spoke of ‘an immense Arabian oilfield running from Kuwait down the mainland coast.’ No one believed him. When Holmes struck oil in 1932, Britain and America scrambled to rectify their […]

Imams and Emirs

Fuad I. Khuri

March 2006 | £14.99 | $25.95 | 272pp

In this classic, comprehensive study of Islamic sects in the contemporary Arab world, Khuri focuses on the Sunni, Shi‘a, Alawis, Druze, Ibadis, Zaidis, Yazidis and the Maronites (who, although Christian, are included because they share certain distinguishing features). […]

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