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General World History

Worlds of History Volume Two: A Comparative Reader: Since 1400 | Kevin Reilly

African Peoples


Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race From 4500 B.C. To 2000 A.D. | Chancellor Williams


The Rise and Fall of the Solomonic Dynasty | Gizachew Tiruneh

Arab Peoples

A History of the Arab Peoples | Albert Hourani
A Country Called Amreeka: Arab Roots, American Stories | Alia Malek
Arab Women: Between Defiance and Restraint |Suha Sabbagh (Editor)


India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy | Ramachandra Guha

Israel & Palestine

The Palestinian People: A History | Baruch Kimmerling, Joel Migdal
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East | Sandy Tolan
Speaking the Truth: Zionism, Israel, and Occupation | Michael Prior (Editor)
The Palestine Nakba: Decolonising History, Narrating the Subaltern, Reclaiming Memory | Nur Masalha
The Bible and Zionism: Invented Traditions, Archaeology and Post-Colonialism in Palestine-Israel | Nur Masalha
Zionism, Liberalism And The Future Of The Jewish State: Centennial Reflections On Zionist Scholarship And Controversy | Steven J. Zipperstein (Contributor), Ernest S. Frerichs
On the Nation and the Jewish People | Shlomo Sand, Ernest Renan

Slavery (USA)

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education | Christopher Emdin


A Country Called Amreeka: Arab Roots, American Stories | Alia Malek

Immigration/Migrant Narratives

A Country Called Amreeka: Arab Roots, American Stories | Alia Malek



Indian Mythology: Tales, Symbols, and Rituals from the Heart of the Subcontinent | Devdutt Pattanaik
Shikhandi and Other Stories They Don't Tell You | Devdutt Pattanaik


The Jewish Study Bible | Anonymous, Adele Berlin (Editor), Marc Zvi Brettler (Editor), Jewish Publication Society (Translation)


The Beginning of Guidance (Bidayat al-Hidaya) | Imam Ghazali
Towards Understanding The Qu'ran | Abul A'la Maududi, Manhaj Hidup Muslim
In the Footsteps of the Prophet: Lessons from the Life of Muhammad | Tariq Ramadan
Islamic Activists: The Anti-Enlightenment Democrats | Deina Ali Abdelkader
The Ethics of Disagreement in Islam | Taha Jabir Al-Alwani, Abdulwahid Hamid (Translator)
Party Til Fajr FAQ | Osama Eissa
Muslims and the Making of America | Amir Hussain

Language, Linguistics, and the Writing Industry


The Language Instinct | Steven Pinker
Linguistics for Students of Asian and African Languages | Universitetet i Oslo


Tsehai Publishers | Africa, Ethiopia


Writing the Other | Nisi Shawl, Cynthia Ward