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Abd-Allah, U. & Algar, H., Islamic Struggle in Syria; Berkeley: Mizan Press, 1983; 300 pages

Allen, B., The Other Side of the Mirror: An American Travels Through Syria; Philadelphia: Paul Dry Books, 2011; 259 pages

Ball, W., Syria: A Historical And Architectural Guide; Northampton: Interlink Publishing Group, 2005; 255 pages

Burns, R., Damascus: A History; Abingdon: Routledge, 2007; 408 pages

Carsten, W., Syria: Ballots or Bullets?: Democracy, Islamism, and Secularism in the Levant; Seattle: Cune Press; 2006; 223 pages

Chaitani, Y., Post-Colonial Syria and Lebanon: The Decline of Arab Nationalism and the Triumph of the State; London: I. B. Tauris, 2007; 240 pages

Chalcraft, J., The Invisible Cage: Syrian Migrant Workers in Lebanon; Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 2008; 336 pages

Cordesman, A. a.o., Israel and Syria: The Military Balance and Prospects of War; Westport: Praeger Publishers, 2008; 304 pages

Choueiri, Y. (ed.), State and Society in Syria and Lebanon; Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 1994; 180 pages

Van Dam, N., The Struggle for Power in Syria: Politics and Society under Asad and the Ba’th Party; London: I. B. Tauris, 2011; 288 pages

Ehteshami, A. & Hinnebusch, R., Syria and Iran: Middle Powers in a Penetrated Regional System; Abingdon: Routledge, 1997; 248 pages

George, A., Syria: Neither Bread nor Freedom; London: Zed Books, 2003; 192 pages

Goodarzi, J., Syria and Iran: Diplomatic Alliance and Power Politics in the Middle East; London: I. B. Tauris, 2009; 376 pages

Heydemann, S., Authoritarianism in Syria: Institutions and Social Conflict, 1946-1970; Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1999; 226 pages

Heydemann, S. (ed.), Networks of Privilege in the Middle East: The Politics of Economic Reform Revisited; Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004; 352 pages

Hinnebusch, R., Syria: Revolution From Above; Abingdon: Routledge, 2002; 200 pages

Khoury, Ph., Syria and the French Mandate: Politics of Arab Nationalism, 1920-45; London: I. B. Tauris, 1986; 650 pages

Khoury, Ph., Urban Notables and Arab Nationalism: The Politics of Damascus 1860-1920; Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003; 168 pages

Kienle, E., (ed.), Contemporary Syria: Liberalization between Cold War and Cold Peace; London: I. B. Tauris, 1997; 208 pages

Kolars, J. a.o., The Euphrates River and the Southeast Anatolia Development Project: Water: The Middle East Imperative; Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1991; 360 pages

Lawson, F., Why Syria Goes to War: Thirty Years of Confrontation; Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1996; 222 pages

Lawson, F. (ed.), Demystifying Syria; London: Saqi Books, 2010; 240 pages

Lesch, D., The New Lion of Damascus: Bashar al-Asad and Modern Syria; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005; 320 pages

Leverett, F., Inheriting Syria: Bashar’s Trial by Fire; Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press, 2005; 286 pages

Maoz, M. a.o. (eds.), Modern Syria: From Ottoman Rule to Pivotal Role in the Middle East; Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press, 1999; 307 pages

Pacini, A. (ed.), Christian Communities in the Arab Middle East: The Challenge of the Future; Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1998; 365 pages

Perhes, V., The Political Economy of Syria Under Asad; London: I. B. Tauris, 1997; 272 pages

Perthes, V., Syria under Bashar al-Asad: Modernisation and the Limits of Change; Abingdon: Routledge, 2006; 120 pages

Quilliam, N., Syria and the New World Order; Reading: Ithaca Press, 1999; 376 pages

Rabil, R., Syria, the United States, and the War on Terror in the Middle East; Westport: Praeger Publishers, 2006; 320 pages

Rathmell, A., Secret War in the Middle East: The Covert Struggle for Syria, 1949-1961; London: I. B. Tauris, 1995; 246 pages

Salamandra, Chr., New Old Damascus: Authenticity and Distinction in Urban Syria; Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2004; 216 pages

Seale, P., Asad: The Struggle for the Middle East; Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990; 552 pages

Shoup, J., Culture and Customs of Syria; Westport: Greenwood Publishers, 2008; 208 pages

Tabler, A., In the Lion’s Den: An Eyewitness Account of Washington’s Battle with Syria; Toronto: Lawrence Hill Books, 2011; 288 pages

Wedeen, L., Ambiguities of Domination: Politics, Rhetoric, and Symbols in Contemporary Syria; Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1999; 251 pages

Winckler, O., Demographic Developments and Population Policies in Baathist Syria; Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press; 1999; 218 pages

Ziadeh, R., Power and Policy in Syria: Intelligence Services, Foreign Relations and Democracy in the Modern Middle East; London: I.B. Tauris, 2011; 240 pages

Zisser, E., Asad’s Legacy: Syria in Transition; New York: New York University Press, 2001; 256 pages

Zisser, E., Commanding Syria: Bashar al-Asad and the First Years in Power; London: I. B. Tauris, 2006; 300 pages