Author:Ali, Tariq

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Book of Saladin

By: Ali, Tariq

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VERSO: 8/27/2011

Seller ID: 9781859842317

ISBN: 1859842313

Condition: USED


The Book of Saladin is the fictional memoir of Saladin, the Kurdish liberator of Jerusalem, as dictated to a Jewish scribe, Ibn Yakub. Saladin grants Ibn Yakub permission to talk to his wife and retainers so that he might present a full portrait in the Sultan's memoirs. A series of interconnected stories follows, tales brimming over with warmth, earthy humor and passions in which ideals clash with realities and dreams are confounded by desires. At the heart of the novel is an affecting love affair between the Sultan's favored wife, Jamila, and the beautiful Halina, a later addition to the hare... View more info

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Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, jihads and Modernity

By: Ali, Tariq

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VERSO: 10/25/2014

Seller ID: 9781859844571

ISBN: 185984457X

Condition: USED


The aerial attacks on the Pentagon and the World Trade Center, a global spectacle of unprecedented dimensions, generated an enormous volume of commentary. The inviolability of the American mainland, breached for the first time since 1812, led to extravagant proclamations by the pundits. It was a new world-historical turning point. The 21st century, once greeted triumphantly as marking the dawn of a worldwide neo-liberal civilization, suddenly became menaced. The choice presented from the White House and its supporters was to stand shoulder-to-shoulder against terrorism or be damned. Tari... View more info

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Street Fighting Years: an autobiography of the sixties

By: Ali, Tariq

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VERSO: 12/16/2012

Seller ID: 9781844670291

ISBN: 1844670295

Condition: USED


In this new edition of his memoirs, Tariq Ali revisits his formative years as a young radical. It is a story that takes us from Paris and Prague to Hanoi and Bolivia, encountering along the way Malcolm X, Bertrand Russell, Marlon Brando, Henry Kissinger, and Mick Jagger. Ali captures the mood and energy of those years as he tracks the growing significance of the nascent protest movement. This edition includes a new introduction, as well as the famous interview conducted by Tariq Ali and Robin Blackburn with John Lennon and Yoko Ono in 1971. View more info