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Image and Reality of the Israel Palestine Conflict
Image and Reality of the Israel Palestine Conflict
by Norman G. Finkelstein
Edition: Paperback
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dispels the Myths of the Israeli-Palestinian conflicts, April 1 2004
This book is a crushing blow to the popular literature on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Using meticulous documentation of the hoax of Joan Peter's From Time Immemorial to Michael Oren's Six Day War, Dr. Norman Finkelstein gives us the truth of whats really going on in the region. He shows the Zionist intent from the very beginning about how the partition is but a temporary solution to an eventual conquest of all of Palestine. Detractors of the book probably never read this book and cling to the popular myths of the conflict.

Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
Hegemony or Survival: America's Quest for Global Dominance
by Noam Chomsky
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars Chomsky exposes American Foreign Policy, March 4 2004
This book like many of Noam Chomsky's books, expose the hypocrisy behind American foreign policy. This book is timely and is an update to his 9-11 and Power and Terror books. This book deals with the current situation as far as the US occupation of Iraq and the underlying implications of where the government wants to go with regards to creating an American Empire at the expense of the so called "rogue states."

The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century
The Adventures of Ibn Battuta: A Muslim Traveler of the Fourteenth Century
by Ross E. Dunn
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars great snap shot of the muslim world in the 14th century, Sept. 24 2003
This book is a good snap shot of how the muslim world was in the 14th century. Ibn Battuta also represents the intellectual thought and how traditional islamic knowledge was taught back then. and excellent book!

Why We Fight: Moral Clarity and the War on Terrorism
Why We Fight: Moral Clarity and the War on Terrorism
by William J. Bennett
Edition: Hardcover
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1.0 out of 5 stars a poor book on trying to understand 9/11 and terrorism, April 15 2003
After reading the debate on cnn between chomsky and bennett, i decided to pick up bennett and see what he says in relation to what chomsky has said for over 40 years in his books and works. Bennette's work is misleading and fails on the basis of logic and basic moral principles. i recommend you get Chomsky's 9/11, Power and Terror and other books.

Unreliable Sources
Unreliable Sources
by Lee
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars useful guide to analyzing media at the institutional level, April 7 2003
This review is from: Unreliable Sources (Hardcover)
This book carefully in no nonsense language, analyzes the media bias and the institution of the media and how it operates and how the final product gets aired on news televison or in print. This along with Manufacturing Consent by Herman and Chomsky is a must if people want to know the truth about the media

Israel/Palestine: How to End the 1948 War
Israel/Palestine: How to End the 1948 War
by Tanya Reinhart
Edition: Paperback
Price: CDN$ 12.96
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5.0 out of 5 stars Honest, Unbiassed, and Challenges the Popular Notion, Feb. 5 2003
Despite the many detractors of this book, this book is a wonderful and honest piece on the current situation regarding Palestine and Israel. All the facts are documented, and character attacks put out by the reviewers before me show the brainwashed and rejectionist mentality that effects western academia and media. This book goes well with Norman Finkelstein's book Image and Reality of the Israeli Palestinian Conflict and Fateful Triangle by Noam Chomsky. It seems that whenever scholars or people speak out against the unlawful practices of the Israeli government, people are labeled as anti semites and this and that. This cant be applied to this author or noam chomsky or norman finkelstein. All of them are Jews and all of them have documented the evidence. So instead of attacking this book based on rejectionist literature and models, confirm it from the sources its drawn on

Final Speeches MalcomX feb.65 PB      br
Final Speeches MalcomX feb.65 PB br
by Malcolm X
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great book on who Malcolm X is and his thoughts, Jan. 14 2003
This book is badly needed for people who are still stuck on the NOI days of malcolm. In 1964 on, he became a true sunni muslim and activist for the human rights of African Americans in the USA and the struggle for human rights abroad. This book surveys his last speeches and interviews in 1965. You will know who he evolved into and why we muslims call him the Shahid al Amrika the American Muslim Martyr.

What the Koran Really Says
What the Koran Really Says
by Ibn Warraq
Edition: Hardcover
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3 of 12 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Misleading book on the Qur'an, Nov. 16 2002
Like all of Ibn Warraq's books, this book represents the one-sided, misleading, and dishonest evidence about the Qur'an, Islam, and its rich history. If you look at his sources and who he quotes as "authorities" in his book(s), you will see that their research is highly suspect, bias and poorly done. Ibn Warraq, whatever his intentions are, seems to be to malign Islam in the guise of "objective criticism and research." Objective research comes when both opinions are presented and allows the reader to decide what is correct and what is fact. Most of his sources in this book are from early 20th if not earlier, Orientalist research in the Quran. Orientalism, has for centuries attempted to deconstruct Islam, trying to give biased proof that the Occident is superior over the Orient. He fails to provide what Islam has to say about the Qur'an, that being scholars who have wrote refutation works that critique the orientalist assumptions. This book is clearly a Islam-Bashing book like his others. He is basically cashing in on the current Islamaphobia infecting the world, especially in America

Majestic Quran
Majestic Quran
by Starlatch Translation Committee
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Translation of Quran to date, Oct. 27 2002
This review is from: Majestic Quran (Hardcover)
This translation is the best quran translation to date. The only thing that it needs to work on is a better index and a little more commentary. Other than that, a great work.

Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas
Servants of Allah: African Muslims Enslaved in the Americas
by Sylviane A. Diouf
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good book on the African Muslims in America, Oct. 23 2002
The first review was just terrible and shows the bias and bigotted remarks about islam. The book is an excellent book that gives us a better picture of how Islam came to America from the African Muslims enslaved. I met the author at Cal Berkley when she did her presentation on this book. As for the comments about slavery in Islam. It is not the same thing as slavery done in America and in Europe. Titus Burckhartdt in his book Moorish Culture in Spain said "Slavery within Islamic culture is not be confused with Roman slavery or with the American variety of the nineteenth century; in Islam the slave was never a mere "thing." If his master treated him badly, he could appeal to a judge and procure his freedom. His dignity as a Muslim was inviolable. Originally, the status of slave was simply the outcome of having been taken a prisoner of war. A captive who could not buy his own freedom by means of ransom remained in the possession of the captor until he had earned his freedom by work or until he was granted liberty by his master." The first reviewer must also note that slavery in Quran is seen such a way. As for the Middle east countries he mentioned, countries dont represent Islam. Islam is judged by its sources not countries. Besides, Saudi Arabic is a monarchy, which isnt a form of Islamic governance. This book shows the truth about the African American connection to Islam. It did not start with the Nation of Islam or Malcolm X, it started way before that.

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