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Ali, Tariq

Works: 320 works in 1,199 publications in 20 languages and 21,285 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Interviews  Documentary films  Political films  Nonfiction films  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Drama 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Producer, Editor, Actor, Performer, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Other, Interviewer, Illustrator, Creator, Scenarist
Classifications: PR6051.L44, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tariq Ali
An Indian dynasty : the story of the Nehru-Gandhi family by Tariq Ali( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The duel : Pakistan on the flight path of American power by Tariq Ali( Book )

30 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 976 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world, the only Islamic state to have nuclear weapons, under military dictatorship for 33 of its 50 years in existence. Its 1000-mile border with Afghanistan is the likely hideout of Osama bin Laden--yet it is the linchpin in the United States' war on terror. With increasingly bold attacks by Taliban supporters in the border regions threatening to split the Pakistan army, with the only political alternatives as corrupt as the regime they seek to replace, and with a newly radicalized movement of lawyers testing its strength as champions of the rule of law, the chances of sustained stability in Pakistan look slim. Tariq Ali, long acknowledged as a leading commentator on Pakistan, combines deep understanding of the country with extensive firsthand research and unsparing political judgment to weigh the prospects of those contending for power today.--From publisher description
Bush in Babylon : the recolonisation of Iraq by Tariq Ali( Book )

29 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The assault and capture of Iraq, and the resistance it has provoked, will shape the politics of the twenty-first century. Tariq Ali provides a history of Iraqi resistance against empires old and new, and argues against the view that sees imperialist occupation as the only viable solution to bring about regime-change in corrupt and dictatorial states. Detailing the longstanding imperial ambitions of key figures in the Bush administration and how war profiteers close to Bush are cashing in, this book moves beyond the corporate looting by the US military government to offer the reader an in-depth analysis of the extent of resistance to the US occupation in Iraq
The stone woman by Tariq Ali( Book )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Ottoman Empire, known as the "sick man of Europe" in the 19th century, continues its slow, steady decline in the summer of 1899 as elderly Iskander Pasha (a descendant of a sultan's favorite courtier) and his well-born family gather at their seaside palace outside Istanbul. Ali, a well-known leftist activist in Britain, explores the complexities of the Ottoman mentality in his fifth outing, a colorful, sensual drama of families, sexual intrigue and rebellion. As the novel begins, Iskander suffers a stroke and loses his power of speech. Various members of the family tell their stories, interwoven with chapters transcribing confessions made to the "stone woman," a rock formation on the estate. Iskander has four children: Salman, the eldest son; Halil, a general in the army; Nilofer, the daughter whose dramatic life is most fully explored; and her married stepsister, Zeynep. Memed, Iskander's elder brother, and his lover, the Baron, also join the family. The plot coheres neatly as the stories interconnect: Nilofer married a Greek schoolteacher for whom her love cooled, leaving her miserable; when her husband is murdered, a victim of anti-Greek violence, she pursues a love affair with a barber's son. Salman is also unhappily married, to a woman in Egypt who turns against him with an almost psychopathic violence. Halil conspires with other generals in the army to overthrow the Ottoman government. The Baron, a trained Hegelian scholar, holds forth, pedantically, on the roots of Ottoman decay."--This text refers to the Hardcover edition
The new revolutionaries; a handbook of the international radical left by Tariq Ali( Book )

24 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in 5 languages and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadows of the pomegranate tree by Tariq Ali( Book )

83 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a family in Moorish Spain and their attempts to survive after the fall of Granada
Pirates of the Caribbean : axis of hope by Tariq Ali( Book )

16 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the revolutionary process throughout Latin America as a challenge to the neoliberal consensus and American foreign policy focuses on the radical social democratic reforms of Venezuela's Hugo Chávez
South of the border( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's a revolution underway in South America, but most of the world doesn't know it. In South of the Border, Oliver Stone sets out on a road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents. In casual conversations with Presidents Hugo Chávez (Venezuela), Evo Morales (Bolivia), Lula da Silva (Brazil), Cristina Kirchner (Argentina), as well as her husband and ex-President Nestor Kirchner, Fernando Lugo (Paraguay), Rafael Correa (Ecuador), and Raúl Castro (Cuba), Stone gains unprecedented access and sheds new light upon the exciting transformations in the region
Pakistan; military rule or people's power by Tariq Ali( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse door een Pakistaanse studentenleider
1968, marching in the streets by Tariq Ali( Book )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and Chinese and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A month-by-month chronicle of protests, marches, demonstrations and other significant events that took place in 1968 throughout the world
The Obama syndrome : surrender at home, war abroad by Tariq Ali( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What has really changed since Bush left the White House? Ali argues that Obama's failures are paving the way for a Republican surge, while his own supporters become increasingly despondent
The Stalinist legacy : its impact on twentieth-century world politics by Tariq Ali( Book )

20 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night of the golden butterfly by Tariq Ali( Book )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Night of the Golden Butterfly concludes the Islam Quintet - Tariq Ali's much lauded series of historical novels, translated into more than a dozen languages, that has been twenty years in the writing. Completing an epic panorama that began in fifteenth-century Moorish Spain, the latest novel moves between the cities of the twenty-first century, from Lahore to London, from Paris to Beijing. The narrator is rung one morning and reminded that he owes a debt of honour. The creditor is Mohammed Aflatun - known as Plato - an irascible but gifted painter living in a Pakistan where human dignity has become a wreckage. Plato, who once specialized in stepping back into the limelight, now wants his life story written. As the tale unravels we meet Plato's London friend Alice Stepford, now a leading music critic in New York; Mrs. Naughty Latif, the Islamabad housewife whose fondness for generals leads to her flight to the salons of intellectually fashionable Paris, where she is hailed as the Diderot of the Islamic world; and there's Jindie, the Golden Butterfly of the title, the narrator's first love. Interwoven with this chronicle of contemporary life is the turbulent history of Jindie's family. Her great forebear, Dù Wénxiù, led a Muslim rebellion in Yunnan in the nineteenth century and ruled the region from his capital Dali for almost a decade, as Sultan Suleiman. Night of the Golden Butterfly reveals Ali in full flight, at once imaginative and intelligent, satirical and stimulating."--Publisher description
Black Athena( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the debate around Prof. Martin Bernal's book on the African origins of Greek culture, Black Athena. Leading classicists and Egyptologists discuss Bernal's indictment that 19th century scholars systematically denied the connections between Greece and the non-European cultures of the Eastern Mediterranean
The clash of fundamentalisms : crusades, jihads and modernity by Tariq Ali( Book )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forfatterens personlige udlægning af baggrunden for sammenstødet mellem islamisk fundamentalise og ny vestlig kolonialisme
Wittgenstein by Derek Jarman( Visual )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stunning and profoundly entertaining work on modern philosophy and the genius that revolutionized it. A humorous and bold portrait of the irreverent 20th-century gay thinker who preferred detective fiction and Carmen Miranda musicals to Aristotle
Masters of the universe? : NATO's Balkan crusade by Tariq Ali( Book )

11 editions published in 2000 in English and Korean and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Street fighting years : an autobiography of the sixties by Tariq Ali( Book )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'Street Fighting Years' Tariq Ali surveys the political upheaval and change of the 1960s, taking in Vietnam, the death of Che Guevara, and the civil unrest in France in 1968
On history : Tariq Ali and Oliver Stone in conversation by Tariq Ali( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In working together on two challenging new documentaries?South of the Border and the forthcoming Showtime series Oliver Stone's Untold History of the United States?filmmaker Oliver Stone engaged with author and filmmaker Tariq Ali in a probing, hard-hitting conversation on the politics of history. Their dialogue brings to light a number of forgotten?or deliberately buried?episodes of American history, from the U.S. intervention against the Russian Revolution, to the dynamic radicalism of the Wobblies, how Henry Wallace?s nomination for the vice-presidency was deliberately thwarted by Democratic Party machine insiders, to the ongoing close connections between various U.S. presidents and the Saudi royal family. For Stone and Ali?two of our most insightful observers on history and popular culture?no topic is sacred, no orthodoxy goes unchallenged."--Publisher's website
Speaking of empire and resistance : conversations with Tariq Ali by Tariq Ali( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This series of interviews brings together Tariq Ali's views on a wide range of topics - among them the fate of modern-day Pakistan, the occupation of Afghanistan and Iraq, the intractable Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the state of the Islamic world, and the continuing significance of imperialism in the twenty-first century - with his celebrated fluency and wit. The ideal introduction to Tariq Ali's political thought, Speaking of Empire and Resistance reinforces his reputation as one of the most perceptive and engaging figures of today's left."--Jacket
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Bush in Babylon : the recolonisation of Iraq
Alternative Names
Ali, Tarik

Ali, Tarik, 1943-

Ali, Tariq

ʿAlī, Ṭāriq 1943-

Tarik Ali

Tariq Ali.

Tariq Alí 1943-

Tariq Ali britischer Autor und Historiker

Tariq Ali escritor pakistaní e historiador

Tariq Ali historien, écrivain et journaliste britannique, d'origine pakistanaise

Tariq Ali saggista e romanziere pakistano

Tariq Ali schrijver uit Pakistan

Тарик Али

טארק עלי

עלי, טאריק

طارق، علي

طارق علي، 1943-

طارق علی

علي، طارق

तारिक़ अली

তারিক আলি

ਤਾਰਿਕ ਅਲੀ

தாரிக் அலி

താരിഖ് അലി

알리, 타리크

アリ, タリク

アリ, テリク


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Bush in Babylon : the recolonisation of IraqThe stone womanShadows of the pomegranate treePirates of the Caribbean : axis of hope1968, marching in the streetsThe Obama syndrome : surrender at home, war abroadNight of the golden butterflyThe clash of fundamentalisms : crusades, jihads and modernity