8 Essential Books About the Middle East

Explore the region’s past and present.

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Buy A Concise History of the Arabs at Amazon

A Concise History of the Arabs

By John McHugo

Buy Arab Spring Then and Now at Amazon

Arab Spring Then and Now

By Robert Fisk, Patrick Cockburn, Kim Sengupta and The Independent

Buy Ancient Egypt: Anatomy of a Civilization at Amazon

Ancient Egypt: Anatomy of a Civilization

By Barry J. Kemp

Buy Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization at Amazon

Babylon: Mesopotamia and the Birth of Civilization

By Paul Kriwaczek

Buy Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn at Amazon

Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn

Buy The Great Arab Conquests at Amazon

The Great Arab Conquests

By Hugh Kennedy

Buy Islam Explained at Amazon

Islam Explained

By Ahmad Rashid Salim

Buy The End of Modern History in the Middle East at Amazon

The End of Modern History in the Middle East

By Bernard Lewis