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  • Might over Right: How the Zionists Took over Palestine - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    Middle East Extensively documented relying mostly on Zionist British and Israeli sources and sweeping in scope the book makes a crucial contribution to the growing effort to challenge the simplistic and reductive accounts in media and scholarship in the West one of the principal causes of the perpetuation of the conflict Might over Right goes beyond the Israeli new historians accounts that focus on specific aspects of the Zionist Palestinian

    Original URL path: http://www.garnetpublishing.co.uk/index.php/2015/11/04/might-over-right-how-the-zionists-took-over-palestine/ (2016-02-16)
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  • I am Cyrus: The Story of the Real Prince of Persia - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    vision extraordinarily ahead of its time of a society where religious tolerance could and should prevail inspired the foundation of his fabulous empire yet he was ruthless in his conquests as Ancient Lydia and the fabled city of Babylon the richest city in the world fell to him The book features an emotional love story as well as riveting battle scenes and is written with an energy and passion that infuse every page I am Cyrus brings history alive as few other novels do and is full of action passion comedy tragedy and inspiration and its theme that true co operation between people is only won through tolerance is profoundly relevant to our own times I am Cyrus is a story that has been close to Alexander Jovy s heart for many years he recalls his father telling him about ancient Persia and the mysteries it holds As Alex says I was fascinated even then how such an early civilization could have achieved so much and be so unknown to our modern world Alex has spent many years researching the story of Cyrus the Great I am Cyrus is at heart a story of historical fact though it uses imaginative

    Original URL path: http://www.garnetpublishing.co.uk/index.php/2015/11/04/i-am-cyrus-the-story-of-the-real-prince-of-persia/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Hammaming in the Sham: A Journey through the Turkish Baths of Damascus, Aleppo and Beyond - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    Originally part of an ancient Roman tradition hammams were absorbed by Islam to such an extent that many became almost annexes to nearby mosques For centuries hammams were an integral part of community life with some 50 hammams surviving in Damascus until the 1950s Since then however with the onslaught of modernization programmes and home bathrooms many have been demolished fewer than 20 Damascene working hammams survive today In Hammaming in the Sham Richard Boggs travels the length and breadth of modern Syria documenting the traditions of bathing in Damascus Aleppo and elsewhere and his encounters with Syrians as they bathe In his portrayal of life in the hammams he reveals how these ancient institutions cater for both body and soul and through his conversations with the bathers within he provides insights into the grass roots of contemporary Syrian society Approximately 100 colour photographs accompany the text portraying the traditional neighbourhoods of Damascus and Aleppo and the almost religious feel of the hammams The author s intimate portraits of the baths employees and bathers show a unique side of Syria rarely exposed to the outside world Hardback 216mm x 286mm 192 pages 50 00 ISBN 9781859642283 Paperback 203mm x 273mm

    Original URL path: http://www.garnetpublishing.co.uk/index.php/2015/11/04/hammaming-in-the-sham-a-journey-through-the-turkish-baths-of-damascus-aleppo-and-beyond/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Black Chalk - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    until he loses track of what really happened that day After eight evasive years on the road he comes back to Oxford meets Leona and plunges into a world of candour and desire But Nate s defences are deteriorating and Leona shares too much of his past An unsettling tale of passion and guilt Black Chalk is an edgy journey into twenty first century morality Paperback 210mm x 133mm 320

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  • Becoming Plural: A Tale of Two Sudans - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    like during this critical time in its history Richard Boggs lived and worked among the Sudanese people for many years first coming to Sudan as a volunteer in 1986 He has lived in both Juba and Khartoum and shared the reality of life in Sudan with the people around him This has enabled him to provide an intimate portrait of the characteristics and values of the Sudanese people He conveys

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  • Sins & Innocents - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    a photographer who carries news to the villages in the form of the portraits he takes These dark inherited memories combined with his own melancholy nature and chronic insomnia weigh on Brani Tawo who often seeks contemplative solace in graveyards Over time however drawn by Feruzeh s quiet radiance he begins to reach a freer place within himself Feruzeh also harbours grim family secrets and when she suddenly returns to

    Original URL path: http://www.garnetpublishing.co.uk/index.php/2015/11/03/sins-innocents/ (2016-02-16)
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  • Years of Resistance: The Mandate of Emile Lahood, the Former President of Lebanon - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    was subsequently elected as President of Lebanon Lahood s popularity political neutrality and strong ties with Syria and the United States made him well suited for the Lebanese presidency an office traditionally occupied by a Christian Lahood actively stifled opposition to the Syrian military presence in Lebanon He also oversaw Israel s withdrawal from southern Lebanon in 2000 At the conclusion of Lahood s extended term in 2007 the National Assembly could not agree on a successor and he was replaced by an acting president Fouad Siniora Years of Resistance is a testimony of Lahood s mandate during his nine years in office The material for the book is mostly taken from the weekly meetings that the author Karim Pakradouni and Lahood had during his time in office The reader is placed at the heart of Lebanese politics as Pakradouni reveals the conflicts reform attempts liberation and political assassinations that shaped Lahood s reign This book brings to light new details of important documents and events and describes several key Lebanese and Arab figures in a way that leads to better comprehension of the interminable crisis and wars which took place in Lebanon and in the Middle East This book

    Original URL path: http://www.garnetpublishing.co.uk/index.php/2015/11/03/years-of-resistance-the-mandate-of-emile-lahood-the-former-president-of-lebanon/ (2016-02-16)
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  • The Country of the Moors: A Journey from Tripoli in Barbary to the City of Kairwan - Garnet Publishing Garnet Publishing
    of Tripoli the plague the Gulf of Syrte Tunis Sfax and the island of Djerba There is also a chapter on Tripoli s Jewish quarter and its inhabitants Of particular interest however is Rae s daring visit to the holy city of Kairouan Kairwan Rae was one of the earliest non Muslims to visit and offers a stirring account of his reception and a detailed description of the city and

    Original URL path: http://www.garnetpublishing.co.uk/index.php/2015/10/20/the-country-of-the-moors-a-journey-from-tripoli-in-barbary-to-the-city-of-kairwan-folios-archive-library/ (2016-02-16)
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