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Burqalicious: The Dubai Diaries

by Becky Wicks Skyhorse (July 15, 2012)

As a sassy young woman used to drinking, partying, blogging, and shopping her way through dreary London, the call of a glamorous, tax-free career in sunny Dubai just couldn't go unanswered. Over the course of...


Shadow of the Silk Road

by Colin Thubron HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Shadow of the Silk Road records a journey along the greatest land route on earth. Out of the heart of China into the mountains of Central Asia, across northern Afghanistan and the plains of Iran and into Kurdish...


Insight Guides: Jordan

by Insight Guides Insight (March 15, 2013)

Insight Guide Jordan is a comprehensive full-colour travel guide to the culture, history, people and sights in this peaceful and prosperous Middle Eastern country. Our inspirational Best Of section selects Jordan's...


Istanbul Select

by Insight Guides Insight (November 05, 2012)

Seductively packaged pocket guides compiled by local experts who know Istanbul inside out. These brand new guides are designed for informed, experienced travellers and those on a repeat visit but looking for...


Stranger to History

by Aatish Taseer Graywolf Press (November 12, 2012)

"Indispensable reading for anyone who wants a wider understanding of the Islamic world, of its history and its politics." --Financial Times

Aatish Taseer's fractured upbringing left him with many questions about...


Moon Israel & the West Bank

by Genevieve Belmaker Moon Travel (November 25, 2019)

Ancient stories meet modern cities in this deeply significant region where the past is always present. Take the trip of a lifetime with Moon Israel & the West Bank. Inside you'll find:

  • Flexible itineraries including...


Don't Be Afraid of the Bullets

by Laura Kasinof Arcade (March 01, 2016)

Laura Kasinof studied Arabic in college and moved to Yemen a few years laterafter a friend at a late-night party in Washington, DC, recommended the country as a good place to work as a freelance journalist....


In Search of King Solomon's Mines

by Tahir Shah Arcade (December 17, 2014)

King Solomon, the Bible's wisest king, possessed extraordinary wealth. The grand temple he built in Jerusalem was covered in gold from the porch to the inner sanctum, where the Ark of the Covenant was kept....


Moon Jerusalem

by Genevieve Belmaker Moon Travel (April 24, 2017)

Moon Travel Guides: Your World, Your Way

In the timeless city of Jerusalem, the past feels ever-present. Thousands of years of epic history are visible on every stone of this thriving capital. Immerse yourself...


Moon Israel & the West Bank

by Genevieve Belmaker Moon Travel (December 05, 2016)

This full-color guide to Jerusalem includes vibrant photos and helpful planning maps.

Calls to prayer echo out over valleys and rooftops. The wailing siren for Shabbat and the ringing of church bells are omnipresent....


Ottoman Odyssey

by Alev Scott Pegasus Books (May 07, 2019)

An exploration of the contemporary influence of the Ottoman Empire on the wider world, as the author uncovers the new Ottoman legacy across Europe and the Middle East.

Alev Scott’s odyssey began when she looked...


Walking to Jerusalem

by Justin Butcher Pegasus Books (September 03, 2019)

On the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, which was also the fiftieth anniversary of the since the Six-day War and the tenth anniversary of the Blockade of Gaza, Justin Butcher--along with ten other companions...


The Rough Guide to Oman

by APA Publications Limited & Rough Guides Rough Guides (October 01, 2018)

Discover this beguiling destination with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to watch turtles lay their eggs at Ras Al Jinz,shop for bargains at the labyrinthine Muttrah...


Berlitz Pocket Guide Dubai

by Berlitz/Berlitz Publishing Berlitz Travel (September 01, 2018)

Berlitz Pocket Guides: iconic style, a bestselling brand, this is the quintessential pocket-sized travel guide to Dubai and now comes with a bi-lingual dictionary -Newly updated edition of Berlitz Dubai now...


Insight Guides Pocket Dubai

by Insight Guides Insight Guides (September 01, 2018)

Ideal itineraries and top travel tips in a pocket-sized package. -Brand new edition of Insight Guides Pocket Dubai -Innovative extra = incredible value, and unique in the market. -High production values - fresh...


Cairo's Street Stories

by Lesley Lababidi The American University in Cairo Press (May 01, 2008)

In 1872, Ismail Pasha, the khedive of Egypt, was the first to adopt the European custom of positioning heroic statues on public display as a symbolic message of the continuing authority of the ruling Muhammad...


Traveling Through Egypt

by Deborah Manley & Sahar Abdel-Hakim The American University in Cairo Press (February 01, 2008)

"Egypt is one of the two wings of the world, and the excellences of which it can boast are countless. Its metropolis is the dome of Islam, its river the most splendid of rivers." al-Muqaddasi, c. 1000 To travelers,...


Siwa

by Margaret M. Vale The American University in Cairo Press (January 01, 2015)

Siwa is a remote oasis deep in the heart of the Egyptian desert near the border with Libya. Until an asphalt road was built to the Mediterranean coast in the 1980s, its only links to the outside world were by...


Women Travelers in Egypt

by Deborah Manley The American University in Cairo Press (September 01, 2013)

Until late in the nineteenth century, few guide books acknowledged the presence of women as travelers - although women had been traveling around the world for centuries. Women's accounts of their journeys, distinct...


Memories In Translation

by Denys Johnson-Davies & Naguib Mahfouz The American University in Cairo Press (February 01, 2006)

Nobody has done more for modern Arabic literature in translation than Denys Johnson-Davies, described by the late Edward Said as "the leading Arabic English translator of our time." With more than twenty-five...


American Travelers on the Nile

by Andrew Oliver The American University in Cairo Press (January 01, 2015)

The Treaty of Ghent signed in 1814, ending the War of 1812, allowed Americans once again to travel abroad. Medical students went to Paris, artists to Rome, academics to Göttingen, and tourists to all European...


The Fayoum

by R. Neil Hewison The American University in Cairo Press (November 01, 2008)

The Fayoum, a large and exceptionally fertile depression in Egypt's Western Desert, some 90 kilometers southwest of Cairo, is a region both rich in history and outstanding in natural beauty. Its historical legacy...


Aristocrats and Archaeologists

by Toby Wilkinson & Julian Platt The American University in Cairo Press (November 15, 2017)

A collection of letters in a small painted box passed down through three generations of a London family is the starting point for a vivid account of a three-month journey up and down the Nile in a bygone age....


Islamic Monuments in Cairo

by Caroline Williams The American University in Cairo Press (October 01, 2008)

Cairo's Islamic monuments are part of an uninterrupted tradition that spans over a thousand years of building activity. No other Islamic city can equal Cairo's spectacular heritage, nor trace its historical...


Fear and Faith in Paradise: Exploring Conflict and Religion in the Middle East

by Phil Karber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 18, 2012)

From life along the Tigris River in the 1970s to the ongoing Arab Spring uprisings, Phil Karber has witnessed decades of change throughout the Middle East. Fear and Faith in Paradise draws on his wealth of experience...


Berlitz Pocket Guide Oman

by Berlitz Publishing Berlitz Travel (February 01, 2018)

Inside Oman PocketGuide:

Where To Go details all the key sights inthe city, while handy maps on the cover flaps help you find your way around,and are cross-referenced to the text.

Top 10 Attractions gives a run-down...


Insight Guides Jordan

by Insight Guides Insight Guides (February 01, 2018)

Insight Guides: all you need to inspire every step of your journey.

An in-depth book, now with free app and eBook.

Jordan combines the best qualities of the region - legendary hospitality, breathtaking landscapes...


Insight Guides Pocket Oman

by Insight Guides Insight Guides (February 01, 2018)

Insight Pocket Guides: ideal itineraries and top travel tips in a pocket-sized package.

? Compact, concise, and packed with essential information about Where to Go and What to Do, this is an ideal on-the-move...


The Rough Guide to Jerusalem

by Rough Guides Rough Guides (October 01, 2009)

The Rough Guide to Jerusalem is the ultimate travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best attractions the holy city has to offer. Find practical advice on what to see and do in Jerusalem...


Pakistan

by Askari Raza Malik Apollo Communications (June 30, 2017)

Technically this book is my memoirs. In essence, it is a record of my perceptions of those consequential events that shaped the history of Pakistan.

  

A greater part of this history I have seen, lived with...


Fodor's Israel

by Fodor's Travel Guides Fodor's Travel (July 07, 2015)

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. 

Israel packs in riches from cherished religious sites to stunning archaeological treasures...


Fodor's Israel

by Fodor's Travel Guides Fodor's Travel (October 29, 2013)

Fodor's correspondents highlight the best of Israel, including Jerusalem's holy sites, Tel Aviv's cafés and shops, and the Galilee's nature reserves and ancient ruins. Our local experts vet every recommendation...


Fodor's Turkey

by Fodor's Travel Guides Fodor's Travel (May 27, 2014)

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. 

Spanning two continents and centuries of history, Turkey is where East meets West and where...


Fodor's Essential Israel

by Fodor's Travel Guides Fodor's Travel (June 20, 2017)

Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering trusted advice for all tastes and budgets for more than 80 years. 

Israel packs in riches from cherished religious sites to stunning archaeological...


Working and Living in Saudi Arabia

by Grace Edwards Grosvenor House Publishing (April 17, 2017)

'Working and Living in Saudi Arabia' provides valuable cultural and practical business information necessary for all professionals working and travelling to Saudi Arabia, including those who may be working and...


Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah (Volume I of II)

by Sir Richard Burton Digireads.com Publishing (February 01, 2012)

Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890) was a preeminent British explorer of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. His famed disguised pilgrimage to Mecca in 1853 made his name known. Burton helped demystify this exotic...


Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah (Volume II of II)

by Sir Richard Burton Digireads.com Publishing (February 01, 2012)

Sir Richard Francis Burton (1821-1890) was a preeminent British explorer of Asia, Africa, and the Americas. His famed disguised pilgrimage to Mecca in 1853 made his name known. Burton helped demystify this exotic...


The Rough Guide to Oman

by Gavin Thomas Rough Guides (October 17, 2013)

Oman is one of the world's most exciting emerging tourist destinations-offering a genuine taste of old Arabia and an oasis of traditional culture amidst the frantically modernizing Gulf states. The country boasts...


Beirut Noir

by Iman Humaydan Akashic Books (November 09, 2015)

"Humaydan writes in her introduction to this haunting anthology that 'all of the stories are somehow framed by the Lebanese civil war, which lasted from approximately 1974 until 1990....' The crimes in this...


Insight Pocket Guide Abu Dhabi

by Insight Guides Insight (March 01, 2017)

From its stunning Corniche to the grandiose and elaborate Emirates Palace Hotel, to off-roading in wadis and along desert plains, Abu Dhabi has much to tempt the visitor. Insight Pocket Guide Abu Dhabi is a...


Pyramids and Mummies: A Guide to Egypt's Pharaohs-Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Travel to the land of the pharaohs and mummies. This wonderful picture book illustrates the many wonders of Ancient Egypt. It also include bits and pieces of the country’s history so that kids would learn...


The Power of the Nile-Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Did you know that aside from being the longest river in the world, the Nile is also very important in the History of Egypt? Read some interesting facts about the Nile in this child-friendly educational resource....


Mummies Secrets of the Pharoahs: Ancient Egypt for Kids | Children's Archaeology Books Edition

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Jump back in time with the help of this highly educational book. Here, your child will be learning with pharaohs and going inside pyramids where mummies lay silent. It's a cool book to have because it widens...


Egypt For Kids: People, Places and Cultures - Children Explore The World Books

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Let’s go to Egypt and see the wonders there. Egypt is not just about pyramids. It’s also about the people, the culture and the food too. This educational book will take you to a journey to the land of the...


Egypt's Pharaohs and Mummies Ancient History for Kids | Children's Ancient History

by Baby Professor Baby Professor (February 15, 2017)

Why should your child take the time to study ancient history when it’s long gone and done? The reason is because ancient history gives your child the reasons why certain events today happen. It gives him/her...


Berlitz Pocket Guide Abu Dhabi

by Berlitz Berlitz Travel (March 01, 2017)

From its stunning Corniche to the grandiose and elaborate Emirates Palace Hotel, to off-roading in wadis and along desert plains, Abu Dhabi has much to tempt the visitor. Berlitz Pocket Guide Abu Dhabi is a...


Instant Arabic: How to Express 1,000 Different Ideas with Just 100 Key Words and Phrases! (Arabic Phrasebook)

by Fethi Mansouri, Dr. & Yousef Alreemawi Tuttle Publishing (November 30, 2013)

It's amazing how 100 key words and phrases provide instant communication!

Do you want to speak simple Vietnamese but are too busy to study it? Are you visiting the Arabic–speaking world for a short time and...


Oriental Rugs a Complete Guide

by Charles Jacobsen Tuttle Publishing (August 21, 2012)

This authoritative reference contains a vast amount of information about Oriental rugs.

Oriental Rugs: A Complete Guide is the first large volume on the subject to be printed in the past forty-five years is meant...


Making Out in Turkish: Turkish Phrasebook

by Ashley Carman Tuttle Publishing (December 31, 2013)

Making Out in Turkish is a fun, accessible and thorough Turkish phrase book and guide to the Turkish language as it's really spoken.

Sana hayranim! Seni tekrar ne zaman gorecegim?-(I adore you! When can I see...


Walking Palestine: 25 Journeys into the West Bank

by Stefan Szepesi Interlink Books (December 31, 2012)

A Passionate and practical guide to exploring the natural beauty of Palestine

With the images of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict so dominant in our minds, walking for leisure is the one activity probably least...