Books written by Dilip Hiro

The Longest August

February 24, 2015 | 528 pages
Pakistan and India were born on the same days, August 14 and 15, 1947, in the midst of savage inter-religious violence: Hindus and Sikhs on one side and Muslims on the other. The partition of British India into these two new states resulted in the displacement of 12.5 million refugees and the death... More Info

A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Middle East

Olive Branch Press | November 1, 2012 | 700 pages
In this up-to-date, painstakingly researched dictionary, author Dilip Hiro brings one of the most tumultuous regions of the world to our fingertips. It is easy-to-read, simple to use, authoritative, and comprehensive. If offers a wide range of alphabetically arranged information on topics ranging... More Info

Inside Central Asia

November 1, 2011 | 461 pages
The author of War Without End and Blood of the Earth places the politics, peoples and cultural background of the former Soviet republics of Central Asia into the context of current international focus. Reprint.  More Info