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'Omar Khayya´m

The Persian Text with Paraphrase, and the First and Fourth Editions of Fitzgerald's Translation

by E.H. Rodwell

<p>This book, first published in 1931, shows in a simple, sound and lucid manner how the genius of two poets (Omar Khayyam and FitzGerald) brought together by the genius of an Orientalist (Professor Cowell) culminated in a very strange, very ...

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A Concise History of Modern Korea

From the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present

by Michael J. Seth

<p>Now in a fully revised and updated edition, this comprehensive and balanced history of modern Korea explores the social, economic, and political issues it has faced since being catapulted into the wider world at the end of the nineteenth ...

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A Creole Lexicon: Architecture, Landscape, People

by Edwards, Jay

<P>Throughout Louisiana's colonial and postcolonial periods, there evolved a highly specialized vocabulary for describing the region's buildings, people, and cultural landscapes. This creolized language -- a unique combination of localisms and ...

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A Giant Tree has Fallen

by Adem, Seifudein

This book memorialising the life and work of Ali Al?amin Mazrui comprises more than 130 tributes written by people ranging from heads of state to journalists. Presented here are those tributes for which copyright permissions were received from ...

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A Grammar of the Margi Language

by Carl Hoffmann

<p>Originally published in 1963, this was, and still is, the only Grammar to be published of the Margi language which is spoken by the people of the Adamawa and Bornu areas of Nigeria. Definitions and explanations ahve been given in as ...

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A History of Persian Navigation

by Hadi Hasan

<p>This book, first published in 1928, is based on Chinese, Persian and Arabic sources, and provides the first scholarly account of the history of Persian maritime exploration.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781351669023

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A History of the Arab State of Zanzibar

by Norman R. Bennett

<p>During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the fertile islands of Zanzibar and Pemba became of central importance to East Africa’s growing contact with the international economy as the ruling dynasty encouraged trade in cloves,

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A New Look at Kuwait

by Zahra Freeth

<p>This book, first published in 1972, describes a Kuwait normally hidden to the eyes of visitors. The author draws upon a vast experience of the country, from both before and after the discovery of oil, and analyses the changes to the physical ...

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A Persian Sufi Poem

Vocabulary and Terminology: Concordance, frequency word-list, statistical survey, Arabic loan-words and Sufi-religious terminology in ?ari¯q-ut-ta?qi¯q (A.H. 744)

by Bo Utas

<p>This book, first published in 1978, treats methods of describing the total and special vocabularies of a given text and demonstrates a procedure of description of the vocabulary of the Sufi Mathnavi poem ?ari¯q-ut-ta?qi¯q, composed in the ...

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A Political Economy of Arab Education

Policies and Comparative Perspectives

by Mohamed Alaa Abdel-Moneim

<p>The failure of reform policies in areas of critical importance to Arab populations such as health and education played a central role in igniting the Arab Awakening, yet this policy perspective has been largely absent from recent studies of ...

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A Regional Geography of the United States and Canada

Toward a Sustainable Future

by Lisa Benton-Short, John Rennie Short & Chris Mayda

<p>Now in a thoroughly revised and updated edition, this text offers a comprehensive examination of North America’s physical and human geography, weaving in the key themes of environment and sustainability throughout. The authors explore the ...

ISBN: 9781442277199

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A Short History of the Middle East

From the Rise of Islam to Modern Times

by George E. Kirk

<p>This book, first published in 1948, grew out of a series of lectures delivered since the War at the Middle East Centre for Arab Studies to British students who required a solid grounding in Middle East history and politics to assist in ...

ISBN: 9781315409122

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A Study of the Kanuri Language

Grammar and Vocabulary

by Johannes Lukas

<p>Originally published in 1937, this book is a practical manual of Kanuri which will be of use to both the layman and the linguist. This analysis makes it clear that kanuri is a tone-language and the author urges the reader to observe the ...

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A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language

Grammar and Vocabulary

by J. P. Crazzolara

<p>In the mid 20th century the people known as the Logbara were a diverse collection of groups fleeing from different parts and having different socail and political affiliations - essentially refugees in search of a new home. At the time that ...

ISBN: 9781351606035

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A Worldly Affair

New York, the United Nations, and the Story Behind Their Unlikely Bond

by Pamela Hanlon

<p>For more than seven decades, New York City and the United Nations have shared the island of Manhattan, living and working together in a bond that has been likened to a long marriage—both tempestuous and supportive, quarrelsome and committed. ...

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Abu’l-Barakat al-Baghdadi’s Metaphysical Philosophy

The Kitab al-Mu‘tabar

by Moshe M Pavlov

<p>Abu’l-Barakat is a renowned philosopher of the Arabic-Jewish milieu who composed in his <em>magnum opus</em> the <em>Kitab al-Mu‘tabar,</em> a comprehensive metaphysics which challenged the accepted notions of the traditional metaphysical ...

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Abu’l-Barakat al-Baghdadi’s Scientific Philosophy

The Kitab al-Mu‘tabar

by Moshe M. Pavlov

<p>Abu’l-Barakat is often considered one of the most comprehensive philosophers of the Arabic-Jewish milieu in the medieval age. His extensive and unique philosophical theories, especially his theories in the particular sciences, were seen as a ...

ISBN: 9781317265528

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Acadian Odyssey

by Winzerling, Oscar W.

First published in 1955, Oscar Winzerling's <EM>Acadian Odyssey</EM> has remained unsurpassed as a study of the exodus of 1755.</P> <P>Following their eviction from Nova Scotia by the English, many hundreds of Acadians spent years in various ...

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Acadian Odyssey

Race and Americanization

by Oscar W. Winzerling

<p>First published in 1955, Oscar Winzerling's Acadian Odyssey has remained unsurpassed as a study of the exodus of 1755.</p> <p>Following their eviction from Nova Scotia by the English, many hundreds of Acadians spent years in various seaport ...

ISBN: 9780807159293

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Accumulation and Power: Economic History of the United States

Economic History of the United States

by Richard B. DuBoff

<p>Koreas location at the very center of Northeast Asia also gives it a pivotal role in the economic integration of the region and the dynamic development of its more powerful neighbors. This book offers an appraisal of Korea as the key to the ...

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