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Scents and Flavors: A Syrian Cookbook

by Charles Perry New York University Press
Pub Date:
05/2017
ISBN:
9781479856282
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

Collecting 635 meticulous recipes, Scents and Flavors invites us to savor an inventive cuisine that elevates simple ingredients...

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Hundred and One Nights

by Bruce Fudge New York University Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9781479873234
Format:
Pb+ 272 pages

A luminous translation of Arabic tales of enchantment and wonderTranslated into English for the very first time, A Hundred...

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Islam Translated: Literature, Conversion, and the Arabic Cosmopolis of South and Southeast Asia

by Ronit Ricci University of Chicago Press
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9780226380537
Format:
Pb+ 335 pages

The spread of Islam eastward into South and Southeast Asia was one of the most significant cultural shifts in world history. As...

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Epistle of Forgiveness: Volumes One and Two

by Abu l-Ala al-Maarri Library of Arabic Literature
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9781479834945
Format:
Pbk 584 pages

Known as “one of the most complex and unusual texts in Arabic literature” (Banipal Magazine), The Epistle of Forgiveness...

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Consorts of the Caliphs: Women and the Court of Baghdad

by Shawkat M. Toorawa, Marina Warner, The Editors of the Library of Arabic Literature, Julia Bray and Ibn Ibn al-Sa'i New York University Press
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9781479866793
Format:
Pb+ 176 pages

Accounts of remarkable women at the world's most powerful court  Consorts of the Caliphs is a seventh/thirteenth-century...

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Principles of Sufism

by Aishah al-Bauniyyah Library of Arabic Literature
Pub Date:
03/2016
ISBN:
9781479829248
Format:
Pb+ 210 pages

'A'ishah al-Ba'uniyyah of Damascus was one of the great women scholars in Islamic history. Born into a prominent family of pious...

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Leg Over Leg: Volumes One and Two

by Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq New York University Press
Pub Date:
10/2015
ISBN:
9781479800728
Format:
Pbk 528 pages

Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of “the Fariyaq,” alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a...

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Leg Over Leg: Volume One

by Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq New York University Press
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780814729373
Format:
Hbk 416 pages

Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of ‘the Fariyaq,’ alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq,...

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Mission to the Volga

by Ahmad Ibn Fadlan New York University Press
Pub Date:
04/2017
ISBN:
9781479899890
Format:
Pbk 108 pages

Earliest surviving instance of sustained first-person travel narrative in Arabic. A pioneering text of peerless historical...

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Essays of the Sadat Era: The Non-fiction Writing of Naguib Mahfouz: Volume II

by Naguib Mahfouz Gingko Library
Pub Date:
09/2017
ISBN:
9781909942806
Format:
Hbk 148 pages

When Naguib Mahfouz quit his job as a civil servant in 1971, a Nobel Prize in literature was still off on the horizon, as was...

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Life of Ibn Hanbal

by Ibn al-Jawzi Library of Arabic Literature
Pub Date:
10/2016
ISBN:
9781479805303
Format:
Pbk 480 pages

The Life of Ibn Hanbal is a translation of the biography of Ibn Hanbal by the Baghdad preacher, scholar, and storyteller...

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Leg Over Leg: Volume Two

by Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq New York University Press
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780814769843
Format:
Hbk 464 pages

Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of ‘the Fariyaq,’ alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq,...

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Epistle of Forgiveness: Volume One: A Vision of Heaven and Hell

by Abu l-Ala al-Maarri New York University Press
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780814763780
Format:
Hbk 464 pages

One of the most unusual books in classical Arabic literature, The Epistle of Forgiveness is the lengthy reply by the...

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Virtues of the Imam Ahmad ibn Hanbal: Volume One

by Ibn al-Jawzi New York University Press
Pub Date:
08/2013
ISBN:
9780814771662
Format:
Hbk 592 pages

Ahmad ibn Hanbal (d. 241 H/855 AD), renowned for his profound knowledge of hadith—the reports of the Prophet’s sayings...

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Charand-o Parand: Revolutionary Satire from Iran, 1907-1909

by Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda Yale University Press
Pub Date:
05/2016
ISBN:
9780300197990
Format:
Hbk 352 pages

A classic of Modern Persian literature, Charand-o Parand (Stuff and Nonsense) is a work familiar to every literate Iranian. Originally...

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