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Stereoscopic Palestine

To access the article online, click here: https://www.palestine-studies.org/sites/default/files/jq-articles/Time%20Travelers%20in%20Palestine%20-%20Stereoscopic%20Journey.pdf?fbclid=IwAR2…


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Baghdad and Iraq in 1901

The British traveler Sir Edgar Collins Boehm was one of many travelers up the Persian Gulf and elsewhere more than a century …


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Baghdad Postcards #1

Baghdad was featured in a number of early 20th century postcards. Several of these were printed by A.a.K Naman… Here are images …


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A Jewel of a Book by Marjorie Ransom

AIYS member and long-time supporter Marjorie Ransom published her beautifully illustrated and diligently researched book on Yemeni silverwork in 2014 .  This …


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Damascus Heritage

For an impressive website devoted to the heritage of Damascus, check out “Damascus Heritage.” There are several Youtube videos accessible from the …


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Picturing the “Enemy”

My friend Karim Ben Khelifa, an award-winning photographic journalist who I met over a decade ago, has produced an extraordinary film (“The …


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Thesiger of Arabia

Anyone who knows anything about Arabia has no doubt heard of Lawrence of Arabia, even if only via Peter O’toole’s dazzling Hollywood …


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Old “Arab” Postcards

If you would like to look at (or buy) old postcards and images from and about the Arab world, including North Africa, …


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Picturing Egypt a Century Ago

Cairo around 1920 In 1921 one of the many geographical/travel books published was the The Human Interest Library: Visuali?ed Knowledge (Chicago: Midland …


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