Mention the news company, Al Jazeera, and it’s likely the response will not be without a strong opinion of the Qatar-based news network.
“. . . an impressive and unprecedented compendium of research . . . a veritable slog.”
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly, and the Making of the Modern Middle East sets the framework for a revisiting of the T. E.
“The result is a timely, thought provoking, and highly readable study.”
Reading the latest crop of books about Israel, a reviewer has the sense of reading half a book at a time.
“. . . we as historians are in debt to the life and work of Dr. Lewis.”
As an historian, this reviewer found reading Notes on a Century an unexpected pleasure.
“King Abdullah closes the book with his hope of success and his fear of failure in the process. The title, Our Last Best Chance is not accidentally chosen.
“This work contributes to the current military-political literature with its clarity of vision, its minimization of the slant of right leaning biases, and is exemplary presentation of how s
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“. . . a brief but well-written exposition on a historical figure who was both maligned and misunderstood when it comes to written Jewish and Russian history.”
Andrew Feinstein’s The Shadow World is aptly named because it describes in intimate detail the world of arms suppliers and other miscreants who interface with the arms trade throughout the
“Despite its strife riven past, Jerusalem is a vibrant, beautiful city, and the extensive history covered in Jerusalem: The Biography helps to bring its past alive.”
Picture a league full of pro players, several from the United States and the rest from Canada, the Dominican Republic, Colombia, New Zealand, Japan, Australia, and the Ukraine—all playing on a base