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17 v. 24 cm.
SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving)
v. 24 cm.
Hoover Library
vi, 150 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
  • Preface -- Becoming Roman Staying Nabataean: Identity and Acculturation in the Roman Near East -- A New Nabataean Inscription from the Hudybat al-Madl'ani Site -- Foreign Loanwords in Old Syriac and Hatran Aramaic Inscriptions -- The Prime Factors of the Civil War between al-Amin and al-Ma'mun: 'Soft Power' and 'Second Authority' -- Vainglorious Poetry (Shi'r al-Fakhr wa'l-Hamasa) of the Umayyad Rulers of al-Andalus: A Textual Thematic Examination -- 'Abd al-Rahman al-Jabarti, Historian and 'Alim -- The Arabic Educational Books Printed in Malta in the 19th Century: Who Read Them and Where? -- Aleppo: The First Ground for Arab-European Cultural Encounters in the Early Modern Period -- Farah Effendi Antun and the Staging of a 'New Egypt'.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199665228 20160609
A collection of essays, originating from papers given at the British Society for Middle Eastern Studies conference held at the University of Manchester in 2009. The collection spans a wide spectrum of Middle Eastern history (both ancient and modern), culture, religion, literature and language.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780199665228 20160609
Green Library
152 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
253 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
  • Measuring living standards in the Middle East, Rodney Wilson-- environmental change and environmental problems in the Middle East, Clive Agnew-- water diplomacy in the Middle East, Mostafa Dolatyar-- contemporary Islamic influences in sub-Saharan Africa - an alternative development agenda, Heather Deegan-- environmental policy in Morocco - institutional problems and the role of non-governmental organizations, Eva Weidnitzer-- the dilemma between environmental protection and economic development - Tunisia as a case study, Bechir Chorou-- water resource planning in Egypt, Martin Hvidt-- urban development and the environment in Saudi Arabia, B.P. Birch-- on the geography of development in Turkey, Brian W. Beeley-- third party involvement in Jerusalem's future - an international law perspective, Agneta Johansson-- Norwegian foreign policy towards the Middle East, Nils A. Butenschon-- Israel's nuclear imperative - strategic self restraint, Meir Stieglitz-- chemical and biological weapons in Iraq - security and environmental implications, Andrew Rathmell-- the political economy of Iraqi-Kuwaiti relations, Gerd Nonnemann-- the impact of the Gulf War on the desert eco-system in Kuwait, Dhari al-Ajmi and Raafat Misak-- gender, citizenship, and nationalism in Kuwait, Mary Ann Tetreault and Haya Al-Mughni-- the political economy of Iraq's agriculture, Kamil Mahdi-- post-war reconstruction in south-west Iran - new settlements or new identities, Ali Madanipour.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781898565031 20160527
Banner headlines testify to the increased awareness of environmental problems in the Middle East and to the urgency of solving them. Whether the concern is with the dumping of toxic waste in Arab countries, or with the need for Islamic solutions to prevent ecological disaster - Middle Eastern newspapers are raising awareness of environmental issues and of the potential ill effects they can have throughout the region. Written by some of the leading scholars in their own particular fields, the 18 essays in this book bring together subjects as diverse as the Oslo agreement, nuclear weapons in Israel, and Islamic development agendas in sub-Saharan Africa. The book reflects the range of influences that impact on the Middle Eastern environment, rendering a specialized and topical area of thought to a broad reading public.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781898565031 20160527
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Green Library, SAL1&2 (on-campus shelving), SAL3 (off-campus storage)
454 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)


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