My Egypt Archive
ISBN: HB: 9780300260991, Yale University Press, February 2023
180 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm
A prominent historian provides an engaging on-the-ground account of the everyday authoritarianism that produced the Arab Spring in Egypt. An unmatched contemporary history of authoritarian politics and an unflinching examination of the politics of h...
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Jerusalem Falls Seven Centuries of War and Peace
ISBN: HB: 9780300255140, Yale University Press, October 2022
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 24 black&white illus., 7 maps
The first full account of the medieval struggle for Jerusalem, from the seventh to the thirteenth century. The history of Jerusalem is one of conflict, faith, and empire. Few cities have been attacked as often and as savagely. This was no less true...
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Cairo 1921 Ten Days that Made the Middle East
ISBN: HB: 9780300256741, Yale University Press, July 2022
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
Called by Winston Churchill in 1921, the Cairo Conference set out to redraw the map of the Middle East in the wake of the First World War and the collapse of the Ottoman Empire. The summit established the states of Iraq and Jordan as part of the Sher...
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Bhutto Dynasty The Struggle for Power in Pakistan
ISBN: PB: 9780300264739, Yale University Press, March 2022
352 pp., 19.7x12.7 cm, 32 black&white illus.
A major new investigation into the Bhutto family, examining their influence in Pakistan from the colonial era to the present day. The Bhutto family has long been one of the most ambitious and powerful in Pakistan. But politics has cost the Bhuttos d...
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Last Shah America, Iran, and the Fall of the Pahlavi Dynasty
ISBN: PB: 9780300264654, Yale University Press, March 2022
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Offering a new view of one of America's most important, infamously strained, and widely misunderstood relationships of the postwar era, this book tells the history of America and Iran from the time the last shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, was placed on...
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Turkey Under Erdogan How a Country Turned from Democracy and the West
ISBN: HB: 9780300247886, Yale University Press, February 2022
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
An incisive account of Erdogan's Turkey – showing how its troubling transformation may be short-lived. Since coming to power in 2002 Recep Tayyip Erdogan has overseen a radical transformation of Turkey. Once a pillar of the Western alliance, the cou...
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Prophet's Heir The Life of Ali Ibn Abi Talib
ISBN: HB: 9780300229455, Yale University Press, January 2021
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 16 black&white illus.
Ali ibn Abi Talib is arguably the single most important spiritual and intellectual authority in Islam after prophet Mohammad. Through his teachings and leadership as fourth caliph, Ali nourished Islam. But Muslims are divided on whether he was suppos...
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Accursed Tower The Crusaders' Last Battle for the Holy Land
ISBN: PB: 9780300254808, Yale University Press, August 2020
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 illus.
The city of Acre, powerfully fortified and richly provisioned, was the last crusader stronghold. When it fell in 1291, two hundred years of Christian crusading in the Holy Land came to a bloody end. With his customary narrative brilliance and immedia...
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Battle for Syria International Rivalry in the New Middle East
ISBN: PB: 9780300249910, Yale University Press, August 2020
384 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Updated with two new chapters, this book exposes the profound influence of the United States, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Qatar in Syria's bloody conflict and explores the implications of the perceived decline of American power in the Mid...
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Crusader Strategy Defending the Holy Land
ISBN: HB: 9780300253115, Yale University Press, August 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Medieval states, and particularly crusader societies, often have been considered brutish and culturally isolated. It seems unlikely that they could develop "strategy" in any meaningful sense. However, the crusaders were actually highly organized in t...
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