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  1. Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals  in the British Museum

    Late Neolithic and Early Chalcolithic Glyphs and Stamp Seals in the British Museum [Paperback]

    Simon Denham (Author)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9780861592081
    Published by : British Museum Press
    Series: British Museum Research Publication
    Volume: 208
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Stamp seals were used in a similar way to modern signet rings: a negative object used to impress a design into another material, often clay. They are common from around 7000 BC and have remained in use in parts of the world continuously until the ... .... Learn More
  2. The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

    The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia: An Analysis of a Complex System with Catalogue [Hardback]

    Michael Bonine (Author); Jere Bacharach (Editor)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9780897223379
    Published by : American Numismatic Society
    Series: Numismatic Studies
    The Imperial Bank of Persia, established in 1889, was the first bank to issue banknotes and attempt to establish a modern banking system in Iran. Its banknotes are, in fact, some of the most beautiful and largest notes ever issued for any nat... .... Learn More
  3. Foreigners and Their Food

    Foreigners and Their Food [Paperback]

    David M. Freidenreich (Author)

    £24.95

    ISBN: 9780520286276
    Published by : University of California Press
    Foreigners and Their Food explores how Jews, Christians, and Muslims conceptualize us" and them" through rules about the preparation of food by adherents of other religions and the act of eating with such outsiders. Davi... .... Learn More
  4. The Armies of Ancient Persia

    The Armies of Ancient Persia [Hardback]

    Kaveh Farrokh (Author)

    £19.99

    ISBN: 9781848848450
    Published by : Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Throughout most of the classical period, Persia was one of the great superpowers, placing a limit on the expansion of Western powers. It was the most formidable rival to the Roman empire for centuries, until Persia, by then under ... .... Learn More
  5. Half Past Ten in the Afternoon

    Half Past Ten in the Afternoon [Hardback]

    James Budd (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780957676336
    Published by : Arabian Publishing Ltd
    Much of this book is a record of the time the author spent between 1965 and 1970 as an English teacher in Aneiza – a provincial town in central Saudi Arabia. In an entertaining series of anecdotes, he describes the daily lif... .... Learn More
  6. Popular Muslim Reactions to the Franks in the Levant 1097-1291

    Popular Muslim Reactions to the Franks in the Levant 1097-1291 [Hardback]

    Alex Mallett (Author)

    £65.00

    ISBN: 9781409456124
    Published by : Ashgate
    The issue of Muslim reactions to the Franks has been an important part of studies of both the Crusades and Islamic History, but rarely the main focus. This book examines the reactions of the Muslims of the Levant to the arrival an... .... Learn More
  7. Yes, The Arabs Can Too

    Yes, The Arabs Can Too [Hardback]

    Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber (Author); Michael Worton (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9780957106093
    Published by : Arabian Publishing Ltd
    Much has been written about the role and presence of the Arabs in the world at the beginning of this millennium, and their ability to meet the challenges overwhelming our planet, bristling as it is with science, technology and lat... .... Learn More
  8. Living to Some Purpose

    Living to Some Purpose [Hardback]

    Adnan Pachachi (Author); Peter Sluglett (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780957106031
    Published by : Arabian Publishing Ltd
    OFTEN DESCRIBED as Iraq’s elder statesman, Dr Adnan Pachachi has enjoyed one of the longest and most distinguished political careers of modern times, both domestically and on the world stage.

    In a life spanning ni... .... Learn More
  9. Israel, Jordan, and Palestine

    Israel, Jordan, and Palestine [Paperback]

    Asher Susser (Author)

    £34.00

    ISBN: 9781611680393
    Published by : Brandeis University Press
    Since 1921, the Zionist movement, the Hashemites, and Palestinian nationalists have been vying for regional control. In this book, Asher Susser analyzes the evolution of the one- and two-state options and explores why a two-state ... .... Learn More
  10. Seen in the Yemen

    Seen in the Yemen [Hardback]

    Hugh Leach (Author)

    £45.00

    ISBN: 9780955889455
    Published by : Arabian Publishing Ltd
    Yemen is justly famed as one of the world's most dramatically beautiful countries. Seen in the Yemen brings the people, architecture and landscapes of this ancient culture alive to the reader through the medium of the author's remarkable black-and... .... Learn More

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