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MEN OF ZEAL: A CANDID INSIDE STORY OF THE IRAN-CONTRA HEARINGS

By: Cohen, William S.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000042501

ISBN: 0670822523

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


This illuminating account of the Iran-contra affair by the two senators fro m Maine is based on testimony taken during the hearings, the findings of th e Tower Commission and the authors' observations and reactions as members o f the Select Committee. The testimony of Richard Secord, Robert MacFarlane, Oliver North, John Poindexter, Albert Hakim, Elliott Abrams, George Shultz , Fawn Hall and others is placed firmly in context by the authors, who are outspoken in their co... View more info

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THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILISATION : THE CONQUEST OF THE MIDDLE EAST

By: Fisk, Robert

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Gardners Books: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000041062

ISBN: 1841150088

Condition: Very Good


A sweeping and dramatic history of the last half century of conflict in the Middle East from an award-winning journalist who has covered the region fo r over thirty years, The Great War for Civilisation unflinchingly chronicle s the tragedy of the region from the Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revo lution; from the American hostage crisis in Beirut to the Iran-Iraq War; fr om the 1991 Gulf War to the American invasion of Iraq in 2003. A book of se aring drama as well ... View more info

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FROM BEIRUT TO JERUSALEM

By: Friedman, Thomas L.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Anchor: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000027587

ISBN: 0385413726

Condition: Very Good


A read book, but no markings throughout, spine unblemished, NOT an ex-libra ry edition: Winner of the 1989 National Book Award for nonfiction, this extraordinary bestseller is still the most incisive, thought-provoking book ever written about the Middle East. Thomas L. Friedman, twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, and now the Foreign Affairs columnist on the op-ed page of the New York Times, drew on his ten years in the Middle East to write a ... View more info

THE FIRST 4000 YEARS : THE RATNER COLLECTION OF JUDAEAN ANTIQUITIES : AN EX HIBITION HELD AT THE PARK SYNAGOGUE, CLEVELAND HEIGHT

By: Kozloff, Arielle P.

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: B. W. Ratner: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000007896

Condition: Very Good


Bibliography: p. 114. View more info

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CITY OF ORANGES: AN INTIMATE HISTORY OF ARABS AND JEWS IN JAFFA

By: LeBor, Adam

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000034719

ISBN: 0747586020

Condition: Fair


Jaffa - famed for its orange groves - was for centuries a city of traders, merchants, teachers and administrators, home to Muslims, Christians and Jew s alike. That is, until the founding of the state of Israel, which was simu ltaneously a moment of jubilation for the Jews and a disaster - the Naqba - for the 100,000 Arabs who fled Jaffa in 1948. Through the stories of six f amilies - three Arab and three Jewish - Adam LeBor delicately illuminates t he complexity of mode... View more info

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SPIRIT OF THE PHOENIX: BEIRUT AND THE STORY OF LEBANON

By: Llewellyn, Tim

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: I.B.Tauris: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000025240

ISBN: 1845117352

Condition: Near Fine/Very Good


A tight clean hardcover, no markings throughout: What is Lebanon all about? Why has this tiny, fertile Mediterranean country become a byword for violence and chaos in the minds of much of the world? In "Spirit of the Phoenix" veteran broadcast journalist Tim Llewellyn wanders the streets of Beirut - the city he once lived in during the civil war - in search of answers to these questions. On every wall there is a poster, in every cafe a dish, on every building a f... View more info

LEBANON: DEATH OF A NATION

By: MacKey, Sandra

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: Congdon & Weed: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000000923

ISBN: 0865532044

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


This is an excellent primer on Lebanon and its internal politics for both t he general reader and the specialist. In an almost clinical fashion, journa list Mackey strips away the complex nuances of Lebanese politics and looks at each social and ethnic component individually. She covers the historical background and development of Lebanon from antiquity to current day. She a nalyzes the agony of the contemporary civil war and provides insight into t he intertwining of fa... View more info