By Dalia Dassa Kaye,Alireza Nader,Parisa Roshan
By Dalia Dassa Kaye,Alireza Nader,Parisa Roshan
By B. Romaya
By Peter Lock
This is the 1st complete translation of Marino Sanudo Torsello's Secreta fidelium Crucis to be made into English. The paintings itself is a section of crusading propaganda following the autumn of Acre in 1291, written among 1300 and 1321, however it comprises a lot of historic relevance in addition to fascinating observations at the early historical past of Jerusalem and the Crusader country. the interpretation is predicated upon the textual content edited by means of Jacques Bongars in 1611. there's an advent that contextualises the ebook, its writer, his resources and his viewers. The notes offer crucial details to explain inner textual references and allusions, in addition to the function of Biblical references in Sanudo's grand layout. The index is designed to make this specific textual content usable and accessible.
In this, his significant paintings, Sanudo recommended the conquest of Egypt because the skill to regain Jerusalem for the Latins and labored via his issues with substantial element along references to 13th-century Mediterranean historical past, in particular regarding Louis IX of France and Charles of Anjou, king of Naples. Books I and II supply huge specific dialogue of the idea that, plan and prices of his proposed campaign. ebook III presents an overview background of the crusades and the crusader states. it truly is derived from a wide-reading of alternative resources particularly of William of Tyre, and, for occasions after 1184 at the Eracles, the letters of James of Vitry, and Sanudo's personal studies within the east. all through, the paintings encompasses a surprising volume of cartographical, ethnographical, geographical, and nautical details, in addition to quite a few exact insights into ancient occasions and personalities of the overdue thirteenth century, not just in Outremer yet in Western Europe.
By Khalid Ikram
Interviews with former leading Ministers and cupboard Ministers besides formerly unpublished research through the realm financial institution, IMF and USAID supply wonderful and fascinating insights into Egypt's financial improvement coverage in the course of 1952 to 2000. components addressed include:
* the functionality of the Egyptian financial system seeing that 1950s
* the standards that experience facilitated or retarded financial performance
* the Egyptian gurus method of fiscal concerns and policy-making
* the manager questions that policy-makers should care for within the subsequent twenty years.
Set aside via Khalid Ikram’s intimate wisdom of the Egyptian policy-makers this e-book offers a special account of financial improvement and policy-making in Egypt in the course of 1952 to 2000.
By Nick Van Der Bijl
In 1955 the previous led to a sour EOKA terrorist crusade led via Colonel George Grivas. This led to the deaths of over a hundred British servicemen. Nicosia’s ‘Murder Mile’ used to be the scene of many shootings. The Governor box Marshal Harding narrowly escaped assassination in his place of abode.
The subsequent section was once the Turkish Government’s army intervention in 1974 to avoid what they observed because the Greek takeover. In a bloody invasion which observed frequent ‘ethnic detoxification’ and displacement of groups, the Island used to be divided into sectors policed by means of the United international locations. This exists this present day, as do the British Sovereign Base parts at Dhekalia and Atrokiri/Episkopi.
This booklet describes the main stricken years of this pretty island that's so renowned to British servicemen, their households and vacationers.
By Charles Winslow
By Aris Kalpakgian
By Yael Raviv
When humans talk about foodstuff in Israel, their debates ask politically charged questions: Who has the appropriate to falafel? Whose hummus is best? yet Yael Raviv’s Falafel Nation strikes past the easily territorial to expose the position meals performs within the Jewish country. She ponders the facility struggles, ethical dilemmas, and spiritual and ideological affiliations of the various ethnic teams that make up the “Jewish nation” and the way they relate to the gastronomy of the sector. How will we interpret the new upsurge within the Israeli culinary scene—the transition from ideological asceticism to the present deluge of good eating places, gourmand shops, and comparable courses and media?
Focusing at the interval among the 1905 immigration wave and the Six-Day struggle in 1967, Raviv explores foodways from the sphere, manufacturing unit, marketplace, and kitchen to the desk. She contains the position of ladies, ethnic teams, and various generations into the tale of Zionism and gives new assertions from a secular-foodie standpoint at the courting among Jewish faith and Jewish nationalism. A learn of the adjustments in nutrition practices and in attitudes towards meals and cooking, Falafel Nation explains how the switch within the courting among Israelis and their nutrition mirrors the quest for a definition of contemporary Jewish nationalism.
By Jan Hallenberg,Håkan Karlsson
This significant new work contains research of the Iraq battle from numerous diverse educational, in addition to army views. Its emphasis is at the hyperlinks among US international coverage, US method and the U.S. behavior of struggle and it additionally covers Iraqi grand techniques, the implications of the battle for transatlantic kin, and incorporates a bankruptcy at the overseas legislations size. In scrutinzing the conflict and the behaviour of its major events, the editors draw upon diplomacy, political technological know-how, strategic proposal and armed forces concept, plus overseas legislations and media reports. For these wishing to appreciate the Iraq struggle from a truly wide variety of rigorous views, it is a must-read.
By Justin Mccarthy