Cities in the Ancient Near East: Ömür Harmanşah discusses his recent book

By Mary Fisk|August 20, 2014|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica, Art and Archaeology, History, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica|0 comments

In this article on the ASOR (American Schools of Oriental Research) blog, Ömür Harmanşah discusses how he came to write Cities and the shaping of memory in the Ancient Near East, published by Cambridge University Press in 2013, and also looks at concepts of architectural and urban space in more modern times (with a particular focus on Ankara) Click here to go to the Library catalogue, where you will also find

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Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica – Dec 2012 to November 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|January 21, 2014|Middle East, Central Asia and Islamica|0 comments

Red star over Iraq : Iraqi communism before Saddam / Johan Franzén. Languages of love and hate : conflict, communication, and identity in the medieval Mediterranean / edited by Sarah Lambert and Helen Nicholson. Mongol rule in Seljuk Anatolia. The politics of conquest and history-writing 1243-1282. Sara ur Yildiz. The people want : a radical exploration of the Arab Uprising / Gilbert Achcar ; translated from the French by G.M.

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