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  • Arabian Nights in 16 volumes Volume VII Volume 7

    Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes: Volume VII, Volume 7
    A. V. Williams Jackson, Romesh C. Dutt

    Originating in Persian, Indian, and Arabic sources as far back as the ninth century AD, this collection of bawdy tales-which Burton was the first to bring to English readers in uncensored form-has exerted incalculable influence on modern …

  • Scents and Flavors

    Scents and Flavors

    Scents and Flavors quickly became a bestseller during this golden age of cookbooks, and remains today a delectable read for epicures and cultural historians alike.

  • Remembering Cosmopolitan Egypt

    Remembering Cosmopolitan Egypt
    Deborah Starr

    Through detailed analysis of these texts, which include contemporary novels written in Arabic and Hebrew as well as Egyptian films, the implications of the close relationship between colonialism and cosmopolitanism are explored.

  • Kurgan

    Kurgan
    H Saban Boztas

    Full of thrilling settings and exciting characters, this is a book that asks what makes life truly worthwhile: status and fame, or faith and love?

  • Women s Writing of Ancient Mesopotamia

    Women’s Writing of Ancient Mesopotamia
    Charles Halton

    This anthology translates and discusses texts authored by women of ancient Mesopotamia.

  • Accounts of China and India

    Accounts of China and India
    Abu Zayd al-Sirafi

    In its ports, we find a priceless cargo of information.Here are the first foreign descriptions of tea and porcelain, a panorama of unusual social practices, cannibal islands, and Indian holy men-a marvelous, mundane world, contained in the …

  • Arab Women s Lives Retold

    Arab Women’s Lives Retold
    Nawar Al-Hassan Golley

    Even as the collection dismantles standard notions of Arab female subservience, the works presented here go well beyond the confines of those traditional boundaries.

  • A Second Treasury of Kahlil Gibran

    A Second Treasury of Kahlil Gibran
    Kahlil Gibran

    Works on joy and sorrow, life and love, by Kahlil Gibran, one of the most celebrated modern philosophers In this magnificent volume, Gibran’s writings have been translated from their native Arabic to English by Anthony Rizcallah Ferris.

  • Arabian Nights in 16 volumes Volume IX Volume 9

    Arabian Nights, in 16 volumes: Volume IX, Volume 9

    Originating in Persian, Indian, and Arabic sources as far back as the ninth century AD, this collection of bawdy tales-which Burton was the first to bring to English readers in uncensored form-has exerted incalculable influence on modern …

  • Aux portes de Tanger

    Aux portes de Tanger
    Mois Benarroch

    À la mort de leur père, la famille Benzimra découvre au travers de son testament l'existence d'un fils illégitime, le fruit de sa relation avec une femme musulmane au Maroc.

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