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Books Reviewed in this article:

Syria — A Short History. By Philip K. Hitti. The Macmillan Company, 60 Fifth Ave., New York 11, N.Y., 1959; pp. ix, 271, five maps; $4.50.

Benedictine and Moor. By Peter Beach and William Dunphy; Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., 383 Madison Ave., New York 17, N.Y., 1960; pp. x, 214, illustrations, index, $4.00.

City of Wrong: a Friday in Jerusalem. By M. Kamel Hussein. Translated from the Arabic, with an introduction, by Kenneth Cragg; Djambatan, Amsterdam, 1959; pp. xxv, 225. FI. 13.50 (-25/6).

The Holy Sword. By Robert Payne; Harper & Brothers, 49 East 33rd Street, New York 16, N.Y., 1959. Pp. xvi, 335, including glossary, index, and maps, 16 photographs. $6.00.

Oxford Regional Economic Atlas: The Middle East and North Africa. Oxford University Press, 417 Fifth Ave., New York 16, N.Y., 1960; pp. viii, 135, maps in color. $10.00. In U.K. 42S.

God of Justice, a Study in the Ethical Doctrine of the Qur'ān. By Daud Rahbar. Leiden (Brill) 1960. Pp. xxii + 446. Gld. 30.—.

Tribes of the Sahara. By Lloyd Cabot Briggs; Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1960; pp. xx, 295, illustrations; $6.00.

A Political Study of the Arab-Jewish Conflict. By Rony E. Gabbay; Librairie E. Droz, 8, rue Verlaine, Geneva, 1959; pp. vii, 611, maps, charts, statistical tables, paper, 50 Frs. Sw.

L'Islam en Asie. By Jean-Paul Roux; Payot, 106, Boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, 1958; pp. 304, paper; 13,00 NF.