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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East by Christopher Phillips
    The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East - by Christopher Phillips

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780300249910 | ISBN 10: 0300249918

    Updated with two new chapters, this book exposes the profound influence of the United States, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and Qatar in Syria's bloody conflict and explores the implications of the perceived decline of American power in the Mid ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Sanctuary in Aleppo by Alaa Aljaleel by Diana Darke
    The Last Sanctuary in Aleppo - by Alaa Aljaleel by Diana Darke

    £10.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781472260581 | ISBN 10: 1472260589

    From Diana Darke, the acclaimed author of My House in Damascus and The Merchant of Syria, comes the extraordinary true story of a heroic ambulance driver who created a cat sanctuary in the midst of war-torn Aleppo.   “I’ll stay with them n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Syria after the Uprisings: The Political Economy of State Resilience by Joseph Daher
    Syria after the Uprisings: The Political Economy of State Resilience - by Joseph Daher

    £22.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780745339382 | ISBN 10: 0745339387

    Syria has been at the centre of world news since 2011, following the beginnings of a popular uprising in the country and its subsequent violent repression. Eight years on, Joseph Daher analyses the resilience of the regime and the failings of the upr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dear World: A Syrian Girl
    Dear World: A Syrian Girl's Story of War and Plea for Peace - by Bana Alabed

    £10.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471169557 | ISBN 10: 1471169553

    When eight-year-old Bana Alabed took to Twitter to describe the horrors she and her family were experiencing in war-torn Syria, her heartrending messages touched the world and gave a voice to millions of innocent children.   Bana’s happy chi ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State by Samer
    The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State - by Samer

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786330536 | ISBN 10: 1786330539

    Since ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth.  The sale of televisions has been banned, wearing trousers the wrong length is a punishable offence, and using a mobile phone ... more

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  • Cover image of book From Syria with Love by Molly Masters
    From Syria with Love - by Molly Masters

    £10.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908041340 | ISBN 10: 190804134x

    A close-up portrait of children caught up in the Syria conflict. It brings together poems, pictures (previously displayed at the ‘From Syria With Love’ exhibition) and stories from young people living in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon, alongsid ... more

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  • Cover image of book Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising by Gilbert Achcar
    Morbid Symptoms: Relapse in the Arab Uprising - by Gilbert Achcar

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780863561832 | ISBN 10: 0863561837

    Since the first wave of uprisings in 2011, the euphoria of the Arab Spring has given way to the gloom of backlash, clashes between rival counter-revolutionary forces, and a descent into mayhem and war. Morbid Symptoms offers a timely assessment of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Crossing: My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria by Samar Yazbek
    The Crossing: My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria - by Samar Yazbek

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846044885 | ISBN 10: 184604488x

    Journalist Samar Yazbek was forced into exile by Assad's regime. When the uprising in Syria turned to bloodshed, she was determined to take action and secretly returned several times.  The Crossing is her rare, powerful and courageous testament ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Kurds of Syria: Political Parties and Identity in the Middle East by Harriet Allsopp
    The Kurds of Syria: Political Parties and Identity in the Middle East - by Harriet Allsopp

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784533939 | ISBN 10: 1784533939

    In September 2014, the Kurdish Syrian city of Kobane was subjected to a massive attack by fighters of the movement Islamic State (IS). As a result, the plight of the Kurds of Syria became known around the world. Less well-known, however, is their str ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution by Samar Yazbek
    A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution - by Samar Yazbek

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781908323125 | ISBN 10: 1908323124

    A well-known novelist and journalist from the coastal city of Jableh, Samar Yazbek witnessed the first four months of the uprising first-hand and actively participated in a variety of public actions and budding social movements. Throughout this perio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Syria: Through Writers
    Syria: Through Writers' Eyes - by Marius Kociejowski (editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780907871842 | ISBN 10: 0907871844

    The historical wealth of Syria is triumphantly visible and diverse. It is one of the best-kept secrets of the passionate Mediterranean traveller. That it is also a remarkably hospitable country, where the way of life is still intimately engaged with ... more

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