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Qais Akbar Omar (GRS’16), a graduate student in the Creative Writing Program, has published a much-praised memoir, A Fort of Nine Towers: An Afghan Family Story. He recalls how the violence and tumult of civil war jolted his family, who, despite losing relatives, their home, and possessions, continued to nurture his wish to attend a university.

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How States Pay for Wars

The Social Thought of Max Weber (Social Thinkers Series)

  • date: 2016

Aristophanes and His Tragic Muse: Comedy, Tragedy and the Polis in 5th Century Athens

Four Arab Hamlet Plays

Living with Difference: How to Build Community in a Divided World

Muslims beyond the Arab World: The Odyssey of Ajami and the Muridiyya

Pericles and the Conquest of History: A Political Biography

Why Liberals Win the Culture Wars (Even When They Lose Elections): The Battles that Define America from Jefferson’s Heresies to Gay Marriage

Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance without Liberalism (Cambridge Studies in Social Theory, Religion and Politics)

Ethics and Statecraft, 3rd edition

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