In his condemnation of the Israeli response to the situation in Gaza, prominent Lebanese politician Walid Jumblatt has spoken out against the late Prof. Barry Rubin and Wolfgang G. Schwanitz’s latest book, Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East (Yale University Press: 2014). From an article in the Lebanese Daily Star: In response […]
“An angry, sorrowing book… Barry Rubin’s indefatigability in completing it while facing what he knew to be his final illness (the respected historian and Middle East analyst died of cancer in early February of this year) indicates to some extent the measure of the thinker who has gone.” “A riveting lament,” writes Janice Fiamenga, from her […]
Writer and historian Marshall Poe recently featured Wolfgang G. Schwanitz, co-author, with the late Prof. Barry Rubin, of the book Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East, on his weekly podcast highlighting historians with newly issued books. Poe writes, “This book tells a remarkable and–to me at least–little known but very important story. In Nazis, […]
Here’s a roundup of four pieces which have appeared in the the media recently about the book Nazis, Islamists, and the Making of the Modern Middle East (click for full preview), by Barry Rubin and Wolfgang G. Schwanitz, now available through Amazon.com. As of this week, we are pleased to report that, as of May 11, this book […]
This is a commemorative address in Prof. Barry Rubin’s honor, given by Prof. Uriel Reichman, President and Founder of IDC Herzliya. We thank Prof. Reichman’s office for sharing his special words with our readers.
THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 20143:00 PM Please join the family, friends, and colleagues of Dr. Barry Rubin as we gather together to celebrate his life, work, and legacy. Dr. Rubin succumbed after a long battle with cancer in February.Those paying tribute…