Middle East

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By: Satnam Mendoza Forrest

Early Iranians believed evil had to have a source outside of God, which led to the concept of an entity as powerful and utterly evil as God is potent and good. These two forces, good and evil, which have always vied for superiority, needed helpers...

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By: Matthew J. Kirby

Fix the past. Save the future. Europe is in the grip of the Dark Ages, but there is a light in the dark: Baghdad. The great city has become a center of learning, populated by scholars, merchants, and explorers from all across the known world. But...

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By: King Abdullah II of Jordan

A newsbreaking memoir that tackles head-on the toughest challenge in the world today. When a dying King Hussein shocked the world by picking his son rather than his brother, the longtime crown prince, to be the next king of Jordan, no one was mo...

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By: Lucille Recht Penner

A newly updated leveled reader including the latest scientific information on dinosaurs, for children who recognize familiar words and sound out new words with help.   With revised illustrations reflecting our new understanding of dinosaurs,...

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This is the first English translation of the main contemporary accounts of the Crusade and death of the German Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa (ruled 1152-90). The principal text here, the History of the Expedition of the Emperor Frederick, was wri...

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By: Karl Yambert

An anthology of incisive essays on contemporary political situations in the Middle East, with emphases on Israel and Palestine, Iraq and Iran, Islamist non-state actors, and the Arab Spring in Egypt and Syria.

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By: Michael Stephen Neutzling

The Apochryphal history of the Maccabees seems too fantastic to be anything more than a glorified account of Judas, the "Hammer", son of the Israeli priest Mattathias, and the struggle of his family against the Seleucid Greek Empire. Much of 1 and...

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By: R. Neil Hewison

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By: Avi Raz

Israel’s victory in the June 1967 Six Day War provided a unique opportunity for resolving the decades-old Arab-Zionist conflict. Having seized the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, the Sinai Peninsula, and the Golan Heights, Israel for the first ti...

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By: Asher Susser

An astute assessment of the relationship between Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinians, with scenarios for the future of Palestinian statehood