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The Desert King, Ibn Saud and His Arabia. By David Howarth. McGraw-Hill Book Co.,330 W. 42nd St., New York, 1964; pp. 338, 16 plates. $ 6.50.

The Great Arab Conquests. By Sir John B. Glubb. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1963, pp. 344. $ 6.95

Histoire de la Philosophie Islamique, Première Partie : Des Origines jusquà la Mort Averroës (1198). By Henri Corbin, avec la collaboration de Seyyed Hossen Nasr et Osman Yahya. Collection Idées, No. 38, Editions Gallimard, Paris, 1946; pp. 383. NF 4,80.

Religion and Politics in Pakistan. By Leonard Binder; University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, 1963; pp. xiii, 440; $ 7.50.

Histoire de I'EcoIe Malikite en Orient jasqu'à; la Fin dn Moyen Age (Thèse Principale de Doctorat è;-Lettres, Université; de Paris). By Ahmed Bekir. Tuns, privately printed, 1962. I dinar.

The Dome and the Rock: Jerusalem Studies in Islam. By Kenneth Cragg. S.P.C.K., London, 1964; pp. ix, 262, cloth. 40s. net.

The Defeat of Communism. By D. C. Steward-Smith. Ludgate Press, Ltd., Londonderry House, Park Lane, London, pp. 482, illustrated. Price 35/-.

Melville's Orienda. By Dorothee Metlitsky Finkelstein. Yale University Press, New Haven, 1961, pp. x, 317. $ 6.50.

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