Subject: Middle East: Women

The Kurds: A Divided Nation in Search of a State (2019 Edition)
Gunter Michael M.

Subject: Middle Eastern History, Middle East

Donald Trump betrayed the Kurds, America‚Äôs most reliable allies in the fight against ISIS, by announcing in a tweet that US troops would withdraw from Syria. Betrayal is nothing new in Kurdish history, especially by Western powers. The Kurds, a …

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Women in the Islamic World: From Earliest Times to the Arab Spring
Schneider, Irene (translated by Steven Rendall)

Subject: Middle Eastern Studies, Women Studies, Religion, World History

This book describes and analyzes the different roles women have played in the Islamic world, past and present. Starting with Sharia regulations and their applications in societies throughout history, Schneider observes and pinpoints the obstacles and opportunities women …

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