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Networks of Outrage and Hope by Manuel Castells
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The Power of Identity by Manuel Castells
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The Rise of the Network Society by Manuel Castells
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Bibi by Anshel Pfeffer
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Capital Cities of Arab Islam, by Philip Khuri Hitti
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A good historical overview with wonderful description that helps bring these great medieval cities to life. There is a focus on the Middle Ages/Islamic Golden Age. The chapters on Mecca and Medina were especially good; Damascus, Cairo, Baghdad, and C ...more
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A Study of War by Quincy Wright
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Political Tribes by Amy Chua
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The History of the Mongol Conquests by J.J. Saunders
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A Savage War of Peace by Alistair Horne
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Extremely detailed description of insurgency and counterinsurgency in Algeria under French occupation from 1945 to 1962. However, it very much lacks attention to key social dimensions. Not nearly enough on French colonialism and Algerian resistance i ...more
A Savage War of Peace by Alistair Horne
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Rumi
“Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.”
Rumi

Italo Calvino
“I have tried to remove weight, sometimes from people, sometimes from heavenly bodies, sometimes from cities; above all I have tried to remove weight from the structure of stories and from language.”
Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino
“Arriving at each new city, the traveler finds again a past of his that he did not know he had: the foreignness of what you no longer are or no longer possess lies in wait for you in foreign, unpossessed places.”
Italo Calvino, Invisible Cities

Italo Calvino
“The ultimate meaning to which all stories refer has two faces: the continuity of life, the inevitability of death.”
Italo Calvino

Joseph Conrad
“The offing was barred by a black bank of clouds, and the tranquil water-way leading to the uttermost ends of the earth flowed somber under an overcast sky--seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness.”
Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

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