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The The Vegetarian A Novel - Kang H.

Yeong-hye and her husband are ordinary people. He is an office worker with moderate ambitions and mild manners; she is an uninspired but dutiful wife. The acceptable flatline of their marriage is interrupted when Yeong-hye, seeking a more 'plant-like' existence, decides to become a vegetarian, prompted by grotesque recurring nightmares. In South Korea, where vegetarianism is almost unheard-of and societal mores are strictly obeyed, Yeong-hye's decision is a shocking act of subversion. Her passi...

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The Politics Book

This is an innovative and accessible guide to government, law, and power. Learning about the vast concept of politics can be daunting, but The Politics Book makes it easier than ever by giving you all the big ideas, simply explained. Step-by-step summaries, graphics, and quotations help even the complete novice understand this fascinating subject. More than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the history of politics are helpfully broken down so that abstract topics, such as theoretical foundations and...

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The Middle East in the Media

Several long-lasting conflicts shape the Middle East and dominate its representation in local, regional and international media. Since the 1990s, the Arab media landscape has undergone a rapid transfo

Inside the Middle East - Melamed Avi

Kniha: Inside the Middle East; Autor: Melamed Avi; Acclaimed Israeli intelligence analyst Avi Melamed has spent more than thirty years interpreting Middle East affairs, and with Inside the Middle East, he provides a gripping and uniquely enlightening guide to making sense of the events ...

Communist Parties in the Middle East

The book has been designed to offer a unique, updated and comprehensive study of Communist parties in the Middle East, based on a theoretical framework of analysis, substantial empirical research and

A History of the Middle East

The definitive history of the Middle East, now updated in its fifth edition 'The best overall survey of the politics, regional rivalries and economics of the contemporary Arab world' Washington Post Over the centuries the Middle East has confounded the dreams of conquerors and peacemakers alike. This now-classic book follows the historic struggles of the region over the last two hundred years, from Napoleon's assault on Egypt, through the slow decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire, to the pa...

A History of the Middle East

The definitive history of the Middle East, now updated in its fifth edition The best overall survey of the politics, regional rivalries and economics of the contemporary Arab world Washington Post Over the centuries the Middle East has confounded the dreams of conquerors and peacemakers alike. This now-classic book follows the historic struggles of the region over the last two hundred years, from Napoleons assault on Egypt, through the slow decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire, to the painf...

Nazism, The Holocaust, and the Middle East

How was Nazism received in the Middle East? By focusing on Arab and Turkish reactions to Nazi anti-Semitism and persecution of the Jews in Germany and Europe, this collection offers a fresh perspectiv

Women and Media in the Middle East

Is today's changing media landscape in the Middle East empowering women? This is the first book to address the dynamics of media ecology and women's advancement in the contemporary Middle East.

Birds of the Middle East - Richard Porter

This is a completely revised second edition of the bestselling field guide to the birds of the Middle East, covering Turkey, Cyprus, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq, Iran, the Arabian peninsula and Socotra. For the first time, the text and maps appear opposite the plates, and as a consequence there are fewer species per plate than before. The text and maps have been fully revised and many new artworks have been painted by the three illustrators. There are more than 100 new species in this ...

Instability in the Middle East - Karel Černý

Blízkovýchodní nestabilita se vnějškově manifestuje různými způsoby: krizí vládnoucích režimů, vzestupem politického islámu, terorismu, revolucí, občanských válek či rostoucí migrací a zhroucením řady států. Kniha nabízí výklad kořenů této nestability s pomocí teoreticky původní a empiricky podložené historicko-sociologické srovnávací analýzy. Zatímco ve výkladech vývoje post-koloniálního Blízkého východu dosud dominovaly dvě protichůdné teze – jde o region zaostalý, neměnný a rigidní, nebo nao...

A History of the Middle East - Peter Mansfield

Over the centuries the Middle East has confounded the dreams of conquerors and peacemakers alike. This now-classic book follows the historic struggles of the region over the last two hundred years, from Napoleon's assault on Egypt, through the slow decline and fall of the Ottoman Empire, to the painful emergence of modern nations. It is now fully updated with extensive new material examining recent developments including the aftermaths of the 'Arab Spring', the continuing Arab-Israeli conflict ...

Gender in the Middle East and North Africa

The role of gender in the Middle East and North Africa is widely discussed - but often little understood. Seeking to close that gap, the authors of this comprehensive study explore a wide range of iss

Art of the Middle East - Saeb Eigner, Zaha Hadid

The definitive guide to modern and contemporary art of the Middle East and Arab world since 1945. Includes more than 500 colour illustrations, a guide to Arabic script and biographies of the 200-plus featured artists. Art of the Middle East - Saeb Eigner, Zaha Hadid od authora Saeb Eigner, Zaha Hadid a nakladatelství za skvělé ceny na e-shopu Martinus.cz

Instability in the Middle East - Černý Karel [E-kniha]

Kniha: Instability in the Middle East; Autor: Černý Karel; Blízkovýchodní nestabilita se vnějškově manifestuje různými způsoby: krizí vládnoucích režimů, vzestupem politického islámu, terorismu, revolucí, občanských válek či rostoucí migrací a zhroucením řady států. Kniha nabízí výklad kořenů této ...

The Man Who Created the Middle East - Christopher Simon Sykes

At the age of only 36, Sir Mark Sykes was signatory to the Sykes-Picot agreement, one of the most reviled treaties of modern times. A century later, Christopher Sykes’ lively biography of his grandfather reassesses his life and work, and the political instability and violence in the Middle East attributed to it. The Sykes-Picot agreement was a secret pact drawn up in May 1916 between the French and the British, to divide the collapsing Ottoman Empire in the event of an allied victory in the Fir...

Women\'s Rights in the Middle East and North Africa

The 2010 edition provides a five-year retrospective review of improvements or setbacks made to women\'s rights in the MENA region. This unique survey, which combines quantitative ratings with a qualit

Understanding the Contemporary Middle East - Schwedler, Jillian

More than six years after the previous edition of this book was published, the Middle East is substantially changed. This thoroughly revised and updated edition explores both the impact of recent even

The Political Economy and Islam of the Middle East - Alvi, Hayat

This book analyzes the political economy of the MENA region with a focus on pre-revolutionary political and economic conditions, the 2011 revolution itself, and post-revolutionary political processes

The Poisoned Well : Empire and its Legacy in the Middle East - Roger Hardy

Almost fifty years after Britain and France left the Middle East, the toxic legacies of their rule continue to fester. To make sense of today's conflicts and crises, we need to grasp how Western imperialism shaped the region and its destiny in the half-century between 1917 and 1967. Roger Hardy unearths an imperial history stretching from North Africa to southern Arabia that sowed the seeds of future conflict and poisoned relations between the Middle East and the West. Drawing on a rich cast of...

Wargames Terrain and Buildings: North Africa and the Middle East - Harwood, Tony

North Africa and the Middle East are a popular setting for miniature wargames, from Ancient times to the modern era.

Kemalist Turkey and the Middle East - Bein, Amit (Clemson University, South Carolina)

This book offers a multifaceted perspective of Turkey\'s international relations during the interwar period. It is for scholars, students and researchers of Middle Eastern history and politics, intern

Threats and Alliances in the Middle East - Darwich, May (University of Birmingham)

Examining Saudi and Syrian policies during three pivotal wars, the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988), the 2006 Lebanon War, and the 2009 Gaza War, May Darwich analyses the forces that shape threat perceptions