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Damascus: Pearl of the Desert

PROFESSOR R. J. ROBINSON Assiut Training College, Assiut, Egypt The Biblical World, Vol. 33, No. 3 (Mar., 1909) Among the Arabs Damascus is known by several picturesque┬ánames, each derived from some characteristic of the city itself. Its┬áinhabitants assert that it … Continue reading

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Perry Anderson on the Left and the ‘Israel lobby’

Perry Anderson, the leading Marxist scholar of the day, confounds the vulgar Marxism that US policy is about “oil” and “profits”, a view that would reduce Nazism to a matter of Russian oil and wheat. These excerpts are followed by … Continue reading

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