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1 Religious Minorities in Iran (Cambridge Middle East Studies) Eliz Sanasarian
New York NY Cambridge University Press 2006 0521029740 / 9780521029742 1st Edition Soft cover Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
228 pp. w/9 b&w photos. Explores the political and ideological relationship between religious (and sometimes ethnic) minorities and the Iranian government since the founding of the Islamic Republic. Groups discussed include Armenians, Assyrians, Bahai, Chaldeans, Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians. Book Condition : Fine no text marks; minimal wear. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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2 Islam and Modernity: Transformation of an Intellectual Tradition (Publications of the Center for Middle Eastern Studies) Fazlur Rahman
Chicago IL University of Chicago Press 1984 0226702847 / 9780226702841 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"Presents a positively ambitious blueprint for the transformation of the intellectual tradition of Islam: theology, ethics, philosophy, and jurisprudence." Book Condition : Very Good; no text marks; minimal shelf wear; toning around edges of rear cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 The Encounter With the Divine in Mesopotamia and Israel (Jordon Lectures in Comparative Religion : No 12) H. W. F. Saggs
London, England Athlone Press 1978 048517412X / 9780485174120 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. Shows the similarities between ancient Israelite and Mesopotamian religion. Chapters include : The Divine in Creation, The Divine in History, The Divine in Relation to Good and Evil, Communication with the Divine, and Universalism. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; minimal shelf wear; very light toning; price clipped; pencil note on rear flap. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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4 Christianity Among the Arabs in Pre-Islamic Times (Arab Background Series) J. Spencer Trimingham
London, England and New York NY Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd 1978 0582780810 / 9780582780811 1st Edition Hardcover Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
342 pp. w/ 13 maps. Study of Arab history during the first 6 centuries C.E. within the context of Syriac Christianity. Examines why a distinct Arab Christian church failed to arise and why Christianity didn't take hold among the nomadic populations. Book Condition : Good; from a history professor's estate; some underlining and margin notes (c. 10% of pages); owners name on front free end paper and notes inside rear cover. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 320.00 USD
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5 Outcaste: Jewish Life in Southern Iran (Library of Anthropology) Laurence D. Loeb
New York NY Routledge 1977 0677045301 / 9780677045306 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Plus Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
328 pp. w/ 97 b&w photos and 2 maps. Ethnographic study of the Persian-Jewish diaspora, specifically traditional Jewish life in the city of Shiraz. Book Condition :Very Good; some scattered margin notes (5% of pages or less); light bumping to spine ends and cover corners; a few small marks to text block. Dust jacket Condition : Good+; shelf wear to edges; light creasing. 
Price: 32.50 USD
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6 Flora of Syria, Palestine and Sinai Post, George E.
Beirut American Press 1896 1st Edition Hardcover Good No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Undated, 1896(?) Presumed 1st Edition unrevised. Good, Ex-Seminary library. Discusses vegetation of the Middle East, organized by series then class of fauna. Fold out color map of region and many b&w illustrations throughout. Analytical key for quickly finding items. Book Condition: Good, Ex-Seminary Library; no text marks; light age toning; bumping to spine ends, slight fading to spine; scuffing to covers; catalog labels to bottom spine and top right rear cover; rubber stamp and bookplate inside front cover; 1899 gift inscription on front free end paper; slip and pocket removed tearing paper inside rear cover. No Dust Jacket as issued. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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7 Children of Bethany: The Story of a Palestinian Family Said K. Aburish
Bloomington IN Indiana University Press 1989 0253306760 / 9780253306760 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st Edition. Family history, used as a microcosm of the social changes that took place in Palestine starting with the end of Turkish rule in 1917 though the 1970's. Book Condition : Very Good; a few scattered pencil underlines; binding tight. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; mild rubbing; light shelf wear to edges. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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8 A Guide to Zionism Sampter, Jessie E. (editor)
New York NY Zionist Organization of America 1920 Hardcover Good Minus No Dust Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
History of the Zionist movement and Palestine, written in the aftermath of World War I. 10 b& w illustrations. Book Condition : Good-; no text marks; 2 1/4" cut/tear to rear board; binding relaxed; some staining to covers; spotting to top text block. No Dust Jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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9 Graeco-Roman Egypt (Shire Egyptology) Simon P. Ellis
Buckinghamshire, England Shire Publications 2008 0747801584 / 9780747801580 Soft cover Near Fine Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
"This book portrays Egyptian society in Greek and Roman times (332 BC to AD 395), ...It covers settlements from the great cosmopolitan, if unruly, city of Alexandria, to small villages, while considering social problems such as burglary and technological advances like the development of glassworking." Book Condition : Near Fine; no interior marks; very light rubbing/discoloration around spine; slight wear to cover corners. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 From the Holy Mountain: A Journey Among the Christians of the Middle East William Dalrymple
New York NY Henry Holt and Co. 1998 0805058737 / 9780805058734 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
1st American Edition. Modern recreation by the author of the travels of 6th century Christian monks across the Byzantine Empire. Many of the churches and monasteries survive, though many are surrounded by hostile populations in Turkey, Beirut, Egypt, and the West Bank. Book Condition : Near Fine; no text marks; light bumping to spine ends. Dust Jacket Condition : Very Good; light shelf wear to edges; price unclipped. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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