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Book review – Islam in America

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Islam in America By Jonathan Curiel Published by I B Tauris ISBN 978184855991 Price £12.99 paperback   Islam is a hidden ingredient in the melting pot of America. Though there are between two and eight million Muslims in the USA, Islam has … Continue reading

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Book review – Churchill and the Islamic World: Orientalism, Empire and Diplomacy in the Middle East

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Churchill and the Islamic World Orientalism,Empire and Diplomacy in the Middle East by Warren Dockter published by I B Tauris ISBN 9781780768182 Price £25.00 hardback   Winston Churchill began his career as a junior officer and war correspondent in the North … Continue reading

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Book review – Bitter Almonds

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Bitter Almonds by Lilas Taha published by Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation ISBN 9789927118005 Price £16.99 hardback Omar is an orphaned Palestinian born into chaos and driven by forces beyond his control to find his place in the world. He has only … Continue reading

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Book review – Zionism in Damascus

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Zionism in Damascus Ideology and Activity in the Jewish Community (Library of Middle East History) by Yaron Harel published by I.B.Tauris ISBN 9781780766706 price £68.00 hardback The beginning of the 20th century was a period that saw far-reaching change in the … Continue reading

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