BOOK REVIEWS


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Books Reviewed in this article:

al-Isbtiqāq. By Fu’ād Hannā Tarazi. No. 50 of Silsilat al-‘Ulūm al-Sharqiyya, in the Publications of the College of Arts and Sciences at the American University of Beirut. Beirut: Dār al-Kutub Press, 1968. xii + 390 pp.

The La?ā'if al-Ma‘ārif of Tha ‘lib?.Translated with introduction and notes by C. E. Bosworth. Edinburgh: The University Press, 1968. xiii + 164 pp. £310s.

The Kitāb al-Maghāz? of al-Wāqid?.Edited by Marsden Jones. London: Oxford University Press, 1966. Printed by Dar al-Maaref, Cairo, 1964 and 1966. Three Vols., xiii + 46 + 1130 PP. + Indexes. $20.20.

History of Egypt.An Extract from Abu L-Mahasin b. Taghri Birdi's Chronicle entitled Hawadith ad-Duhur fi Madi l-Ayyam Wash-Shuhur (845–854 A.H., A.D. 1441–1450). Translated by William Popper and edited by Walter J. Fischel. New Haven: American Oriental Society, Essay No. 5. 1967. 60 pp.

Political and Social Change in Modern Egypt.Edited by P. M. Holt. London: Oxford University Press, 1968. xx plus 400 pp.£3.10s.

Educational Problems in Turkey: 1920–1940. By Ilhan Basgöz and Howard E. Wilson. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Publications, 1968. (Uralic and Altaic Series, Vol. 86), pp. 268, bibliography, index. $7.

Turkey and Greece: Closer Unity-Now! By Reverend Campbell McKinnon. New York: Vantage Press, 1968. 64 pp. $2.95.

Women of Algeria; An Essay on Change. By David C. Gordon. Harvard Middle Eastern Monographs XIX. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, Massachusetts, 1968. 98 pp.

Britain and the Persian Gulf, 1894–1914. By Briton Cooper Busch. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1967. pp. xiv plus 432. $8.75.

The Middle East Conflict. By Malcolm H. Kerr. New York: The Foreign Policy Association, Headline Series No. 191, October 1968. 63 pp. $0.85.

Poetry of Resistance in Occupied Palestine.Translated by Sulāfa Hijjāw?. Baghdad: Directorate of General Culture, Ministry of Culture and Guidance. 1968. 47 pp.

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