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Arab Women Writers' Problems and Prospects
Arab critics, particularly those situated in the Arab world, are viewed with suspicion, especially when they are men writing about women. If they don't write about Arab women writers, they are chasti...
Chasing a Mirage: The Tragic Illusion of an Islamic State
According to Tarek Fatah, "Morality is doing what is right, regardless what we are told; Religious dogma is doing what we are told, no matter what is right." Fatah argues that since Islam's advent, th...
A History of the Jews - Ancient and Modern
Starting from a political interpretation of the period when judges, kings and prophets held sway over Israel and Judah, Ilan Halevi traces the evolution of the Jewish identity through its numerous sta...
The House of Wisdom: How the Arabs Transformed Western Civilization
Arab scholars were exploring and extending the great works of the Persian, Hindu, and Greek civilizations. There were striking advances in the sciences and mathematics, but more fundamentally, the Ara...
I am not that Woman in a burqa : A Palestinian novelist remembers the liberated, educated women of her life, and how their freedom has been, and is being, curtailed.
Palestinian novelist Sahar Khalifeh discusses growing up as a girl and woman in Arab culture, and how Arab women are represented in Western culture.
Islamic Peril: Media And Global Violence
Karim, Karim H.
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Near East Cultural and Educational Foundation of Canada
NECEF is an academically oriented volunteer organization whose extensive international network of individuals and NGO's with expertise about and concern for the Arab World includes a Canadian speakers...
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Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science
A history of the role of the empire of Islam in the cultivation of knowledge, specifically the Arabic contributions to science.