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Opportunities for Media and Information Literacy in the Middle East and North Africa

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Gothenburg, Sweden: NORDICOM, 2016. 368 pp. $29.00, ISBN: 9789187957338

Armies and Insurgencies in the Arab Spring

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Albrecht, H. and Croissant, C. (2016). Armies and Insurgencies in the Arab Spring. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 320pp. $65.00, ISBN-13: 978-0812248548

The Thousand and One Borders of Iran: Travel and Identity

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Adelkhah, F. (2016). The Thousand and One Borders of Iran: Travel and identity. London and New York: Routledge. pp.321, $145.00. ISBN: 9781138919716

Risible Rhymes

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Al-Sanhuri, M. M. and Davies, H. (Translator). (2016). Risible Rhymes. New York, NY: New York University Press. 128 pp. $30.00, ISBN: 9781479877928

Iran: What Everyone needs to Know ®

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Axworthy, M. (2017). Iran: What Everyone needs to Know ®. London and New York: Oxford University Press. 224 pp. $16.95, ISBN: 978-0190232962

Conversations on Fethullah Gülen and the Hizmet Movement: Dreaming for a Better World

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Barnes, P. and Baum, G. (eds.). (2016). Conversations on Fethullah Gülen and the Hizmet Movement: Dreaming for a Better World. New York, NY: Lexington Books. ISBN: 9781498522717. $75.00

True Arab Love: “Mine is a true Arab love that clings and does not let go”

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Boullata, I. J. (2016). True Arab Love: “Mine is a true Arab love that clings and does not let go.” Westmount, QC: Linda Leith Publishing. 92 pp. $12.95, ISBN: 9781988130071

Beyond the Bosphorus: British Drivers on the Middle East Routes

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Bowers, D. (2015). Beyond the Bosphorus: British Drivers on the Middle East Routes. UK: Old Pond Publishing. 246 pp. $38.36, ISBN: 9781910456026

Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics

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Brown, N. J. (2016). Arguing Islam after the Revival of Arab Politics. London and New York: Oxford University Press. 296pp., $29.95, ISBN-13: 978-0190619428

slamic History and Law: From the 4th to the 11th Century and Beyond. (1st ed.)

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Bsoul, L. A. (2016). Islamic History and Law: From the 4th to the 11th Century and Beyond. (1st ed.).UK: Palgrave Macmillan. 214 pp. $99.00, ISBN: 9781137580900.

Vulnerability in Resistance

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Butler, J., Gambetti, Z. and Sabsay, L. (Eds.) (2016). Vulnerability in Resistance. Durham and London: Duke University Press. 352pp, $26.95(paperback) 94.95 (hardcover). ISBN: 9780822362906.

Cesari, J. (2016) (ed.)

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Cesari, J. (2016) (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of European Islam. London and New York: Oxford University Press.896 pp. $55.00 (paperback), ISBN: 9780198779322.

Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa

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Chandra, L. S. (ed.) (2016). Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 336 pp. $35.00, ISBN: 9780190628567.

Party-Society Relations in the Republic of Cyprus: Political and societal strategies

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Charalambous, G. and Christophorou, C. (Eds.). (2016). Party-Society Relations in the Republic of Cyprus: Political and societal strategies. London and New York. ISBN-13: 9781138936324. $ 145.00

Fifty years The Battle of Algiers: Past as Prologue

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Daulatzai, S. (2016). Fifty years The Battle of Algiers: Past as Prologue. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota. 104pp. $7.95, ISBN: 9781517902384

London Youth, Religion, and Politics:Engagement and Activism from Brixton to Brick Lane.

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DeHanas, D. N. (6016). London Youth, Religion, and Politics:Engagement and Activism from Brixton to Brick Lane. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 264 pp. $90.00 (hardcover), ISBN: 9780198743675

Gramsci on Tahrir: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Egypt

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De Smet, B. (2016). Gramsci on Tahrir: Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Egypt. London, UK: Pluto Press. 264p. $115.00 9hardcover) $16.56 (paperback). ISBN-13: 978-0745335575

Committed to Disillusion: Activist Writers in Egypt from the 1950s to the 1980s

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DiMeo, D. (2016). Committed to Disillusion: Activist Writers in Egypt from the 1950s to the 1980s. Cairo, Egypt: The American University in Cairo Press. 272 pp. $49.50, ISBN: 9789774167614.

Unholyland: The Trilogy

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Dun A. A. (2016). Unholyland: The Trilogy. Northampton, MA: Interlink Books. 502p. $20.00, ISBN-13: 978-1566560627

Turkey as a Mediator: Stories of Success and Failure

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Eralp, D. U. (Ed). (2016). Turkey as a Mediator: Stories of Success and Failure. Lanham, Boulder, New York and London: Lexington Books. pp140. $80.00, ISBN: 9780739193631.

Islamic Law and Human Rights: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

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El Fegiery, M. (2016). Islamic Law and Human Rights: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 340 pp. $90.95, ISBN: 9781443894791

Extraordinary rendition: American writers on Palestine

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Freeman, R. (ed.) (2016). Extraordinary rendition: American writers on Palestine. Northampton, MA: Interlink publishing, Olive Branch Press. 452p. $25.00, (paperback). ISBN-13: 9781566560603.

The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

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Gasiorowski, M. and Yom, S. L. (eds.) (2016). The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa. Boulder, CO: Westview Press. 578 pp. $52.00, ISBN: 9780813349947

Contemporary Urban Landscapes of the Middle East

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Gharipour, M. (Ed.) (2016). Contemporary Urban Landscapes of the Middle East. London and New York: Routledge. 316pp. $160.00, ISBN: 9781138849594

Nasser’s Blessed Movement: Egypt’s Free Officers and the July Revolution

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Gordon, J. (2016). Nasser’s Blessed Movement: Egypt’s Free Officers and the July Revolution. Cairo and New York: The American University in Cairo Press. 320pp. $24.95, ISBN: 9789774167782

The New Chronology of the Bronze Age Settlement of Tepe Hissar, Iran

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Gürsan-Salzmann, A. (2016). The New Chronology of the Bronze Age Settlement of Tepe Hissar, Iran. Philadelphia, PA: University of Pennsylvania press. 408p. $69.95 hardcover, ISBN: 9781934536834

Kirman and the Qajar Empire: Local dimensions of modernity in Iran, 1794-1914

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Gustafson, J. M. (2016). Kirman and the Qajar Empire: Local dimensions of modernity in Iran, 1794-1914. London and New York: Routledge. ISBN: 9781138914568. $145.00

War against the people: Israel, the Palestine and global pacification

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Halper, J. (2015). War against the people: Israel, the Palestine and global pacification. Chicago, IL: Pluto. ISBN: 9780745334301. $25.00

Freedom without Permission: Bodies and Space in the Arab Revolutions

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Hasso, F. S and Salime, Z. (eds.) (2016). Freedom without Permission: Bodies and Space in the Arab Revolutions. Durham and London: Duke University Press. 304pp. $89.95 (hardcover) $24.95 (paperback), ISBN: 9780822362418

A Revolution Undone: Egypt's Road Beyond Revolt

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Hellyer, H. A. (2017). A Revolution Undone: Egypt's Road Beyond Revolt (1st Edition). Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. 320 pp. $29.95, ISBN: 9780190659738

Iraqi Migrants in Syria: The Crisis before the Storm

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Hofman, S. (2016). Iraqi Migrants in Syria: The Crisis before the Storm. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press. 264 pp. $29.95, ISBN: 9780815634713

North African Societies after the Arab Spring: Between Democracy and Islamic Awakening

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Houssi, L., Melcangi, A., Torelli, S. and Cricco, M. (eds.) (2016). North African Societies after the Arab Spring: Between Democracy and Islamic Awakening. UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing 255p. $89.00, ISBN: 9781443890151

The History of Turkey. (2nd edition)

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Howard, D. A. (2016). The History of Turkey. (2nd edition). California and Colorado: Greenwood. 283 pp. $63.00, ISBN: 9781440834660

The Weight of Paradise

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Humaydan, I. (Translated by Hartman, M) (2016). The Weight of Paradise. Northampton, MA: Interlink Books. 244 pp. $15.00, ISBN-13: 978-1566560559.

Having and Belonging: Homes and Museums in Israel

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Jaffe-Schagen, J. (2016). Having and Belonging: Homes and Museums in Israel. New York and Oxford: Berghahn Books. 252 pp. $95.00, ISBN: 978-1-78533-134-3

The Shell: Memoirs of a Hidden Observer

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Khalifa, M. (2016). The Shell: Memoirs of a Hidden Observer. Northampton, MA: Interlink Books. 260pp. $15.00, ISBN: 9781566560221

Moments of Silence: Authenticity in the Cultural Expressions of the Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988

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Khakpour, A., Vatanabadi S, and Khorrami, M. M. (Eds.) (2016). Moments of Silence: Authenticity in the Cultural Expressions of the Iran-Iraq War, 1980-1988. New York, NY: New York University Press. 304 pp. $30.00, ISBN-13: 978-1479805099

The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World

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Kraidy, M. M. (2016). The Naked Blogger of Cairo: Creative Insurgency in the Arab World. Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England: Harvard University Press. 304p. $39.95, ISBN: 9780674737082

Designing Peace: Cyprus and Institutional Innovations in Divided Societies

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Loizides, N. (2016). Designing Peace: Cyprus and Institutional Innovations in Divided Societies. Philadelephia: University of Pennsylvania Press. pp. 258. $75.00, ISBN: 9780812247756

The New Arab Wars: Uprisings and Anarchy in the Middle East

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Lynch, M. (2016). The New Arab Wars: Uprisings and Anarchy in the Middle East. New York: PublicAffairs. 304p. $26.99, ISBN-13: 978-1610396097

The Gulf and Latin America: Exploring New Avenues of Exchange

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Marines, A. G. (2016) (ed.). The Gulf and Latin America: Exploring New Avenues of Exchange. Jeddah, Geneva and Cambridge: Gulf Research Center Cambridge. 212 pp. $15.00, ISBN: 978-1-909864-14-6 (PDF copy available).

Statecraft in the Middle East: Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and Security.

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Mansour, I. (2016). Statecraft in the Middle East: Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and Security. London and New York: I.B. Tauris. 320 pp. $99.00, ISBN-13: 978-1784535803

Theories of the Stranger : Debates on Cosmopolitanism, Identity and Cross-Cultural Encounters

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Marota, V. (2017). Theories of the Stranger : Debates on Cosmopolitanism, Identity and Cross-Cultural Encounters. London and New York: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. 140 pp. $149.95, ISBN: 9781472417190.

Gifts for the Gods: Ancient Egyptian Animal Mummies and the British

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McKnight, L. M. and Atherton-Woolham, S. (Eds.) (2016). Gifts for the Gods: Ancient Egyptian Animal Mummies and the British. UK: Liverpool University Press. 140p. $34.95, ISBN-13: 978-1781382554

Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on stage

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Meftahi, I. (2016). Gender and Dance in Modern Iran: Biopolitics on stage. London and New York: Routledge. pp200. $145.00, ISBN: 9781138804043

Creating Consent in Ba'thist Syria

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Meininghaus, E. (2016). Creating Consent in Ba'thist Syria. London and New York: I.B. Tauris. 256p. $110.00, ISBN: 9781784531157

Representations of Islam in the News: A cross-cultural analysis

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Mertens, S. and de Smaele, H. (2016). Representations of Islam in the News: A cross-cultural analysis. Lanham, Boulder, New York and London: Lexington Books. 296p. $95.00, ISBN-13: 978-1498509879

Inside the Islamic Republic: Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran

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Monshipouri, M. 2016). Inside the Islamic Republic: Social Change in Post-Khomeini Iran. London and New York: Oxford University Press. 368 pp. $34.95, ISBN-13: 978-0190264840

Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism

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Mueller, J. and Stewart, M. G. (2016). Chasing Ghosts: The Policing of Terrorism. London and New York: Oxford university Press. 408 pp. $29.95, ISBN: 9780190237318

A Spectre Is Haunting Arabia: How the Germans Brought Their Communism to Yemen

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Müller, M. M. (2016). A Spectre Is Haunting Arabia: How the Germans Brought Their Communism to Yemen. Germany: Transcript, pp.440, $40. ISBN: 9783837632255

Crescent over Another Horizon: Islam in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino USA

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Narbona, M. L and Pinto, P. G. (EDs.) (2016). Crescent over Another Horizon: Islam in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino USA. Austin, TX: Texas University Press. 356 pp. $60.00 (paperback), ISBN: 978-1477312186

Political Conflict and Exclusion in Jerusalem: the provision of education and social services

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Nuseibeh, R. A. (2016). Political Conflict and Exclusion in Jerusalem: the provision of education and social services. London and New York: Routledge. pp.153, $145.00. ISBN: 9781138848733

Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World

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Osman, T. (2016). Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. 328 pp. $35.00, ISBN: 9780300197723

Negotiating Palestinian Womanhood: Encounters between Palestinian Women and American Missionaries, 1880s–1940s

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Othman, E. H. (2016). Negotiating Palestinian Womanhood: Encounters between Palestinian Women and American Missionaries, 1880s–1940s. Lanham, Boulder, New York and London: Lexington Books. 242 pp, $90.00, ISBN: 9781498509237

Hizb UT-Tahrir: The Untold History of the Liberation Party

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Pankhurst, R. (2016). Hizb UT-Tahrir: The Untold History of the Liberation Party. London: Hurst and Company. 240 pp. $21.37, ISBN: 9781849044035

Democracy in Iran: Why It Failed and How It Might Succeed

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Parsa, M. (2016): Democracy in Iran: Why It Failed and How It Might Succeed. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press. 416 pp. $45.00, ISBN: 9780674545045.

Light in the Heavens: Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad

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Qutbuddin, T., Al-Qadi, A. (eds.) (2016). Light in the Heavens: Sayings of the Prophet Muhammad. New York, NY: New York University Press. 192 pp. $30.00, ISBN: 9781479871469

Qatar: Securing the Global Ambitious of a City-State

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Roberts, D. B. (2017). Qatar: Securing the Global Ambitious of a City-State. London: Hurst & Company. 356 pp. $45.00ISBN: 9781849043250.

The Jarring Road to Democratic Inclusion: A comparative Assessment of State-Society Engagements in Israel and Turkey

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Sarfati, Y. and Rubin, A. (eds.) (2016). The Jarring Road to Democratic Inclusion: A comparative Assessment of State-Society Engagements in Israel and Turkey. Lanham, Boulder, New York and London: Lexington Books. 256 pp. $90.00, ISBN: 9781498525077.

Uncivil Rites: Palestine and the Limits of Academic Freedom

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Salaita, S. (2015). Uncivil Rites: Palestine and the Limits of Academic Freedom. Chicago, IL: Haymarket Books. ISBN: 9781608465774. $15.99

No Place for Grief: Martyrs, Prisoners, and Mourning in Contemporary Palestine

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Segal, L. B. (2016). No Place for Grief: Martyrs, Prisoners, and Mourning in Contemporary Palestine. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania. 224p. $49.95, ISBN-13: 978-0812248210

Middle East Studies for the New Millennium: Infrastructures of Knowledge

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Shami, S. and Miller-Idriss, C. (2016). Middle East Studies for the New Millennium: Infrastructures of Knowledge. New York: New York University Press. 512pp. $55.00, ISBN: 9781479827787

The Unraveling of the Old Order in the Middle East

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Shehadeh, R. and Johnson, P. (2016). Shifting Sands: The Unraveling of the Old Order in the Middle East. Northampton, MA: Interlink publishing, Olive Branch Press. 262p. $17.00 (paperback), $45.00 (hardcover). ISBN-13: 9781566560566.

After Tomorrow the Days Disappear: Ghazals and Other Poem

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Sijzi, H. (Translated by Gould, G.) (2016). After Tomorrow the Days Disappear: Ghazals and Other Poem. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press.144p. $17.95, ISBN: 9780810132306

Mapping My Return: A Palestinian Memoir

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Sitta, S. A. (2016). Mapping My Return: A Palestinian Memoir. Cairo and New York: The American University Press. 320p. $45.95, ISBN-13: 978-9774167300.

Jihadism Transformed: Al-Qaeda and Islamic State's Global Battle of Ideas

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Staffell, S. and Awan, A. (Eds.) Jihadism Transformed: Al-Qaeda and Islamic State's Global Battle of Ideas. 256 pp. $45.00, ISBN: 9780190650292

State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel

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Suarez, T. (2016). State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel. Northampton, Massachusetts: Olive Branch Press (Interlink Pub Group). 418 pp. $20.00 (paperback), ISBN-13: 978-1566560689

European Women in Persian Houses: Western Images in Safavid and Qajar Iran

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Tanavoli, P. (2016). European Women in Persian Houses: Western Images in Safavid and Qajar Iran. London and New York: I.B. Tauris. 248p, $95.00, ISBN: 9781784535070

Youth Activism in Egypt: Islamism, Political Protest and Revolution

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Tohamy, A. (2016). Youth Activism in Egypt: Islamism, Political Protest and Revolution. London and New York: I.B. Tauris. 304 pp. $110.00, ISBN: 9781780769219.

Dismantling the Ottoman Empire: Britain, America and the Armenian question

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Uyanik, N. (2016). Dismantling the Ottoman Empire: Britain, America and the Armenian question. London and New York: Routledge. pp.191, $145.00. ISBN: 97811138914025.

The Middle East in the World: An Introduction

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Volk, L. (Ed.). (2015). The Middle East in the World: An Introduction. New York and London: Routledge. 368 pp. $49.95, ISBN: 9780765639769

Counter Jihad: America's Military Experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria

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Williams, B. G. (2016). Counter Jihad: America's Military Experience in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press. 400 pp. $39.95, ISBN-13: 978-0812248678

A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS

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Worth, R. F. (2016). A Rage for Order: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 272p. $26.00, ISBN-13: 978-0374252946

Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings

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Zayani, M. and Mirgani, S. (eds.) (2016). Bullets and Bulletins: Media and Politics in the Wake of the Arab Uprisings. London and New York: Oxford University Press. 248pp. $35.00, ISBN: 9780190491550