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Paul of Tarsus: A First Century Radical
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Series: In Brief, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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This book looks at the radical Jew of the First Century who challenged the status quo. Including useful maps it should appeal to the general reader who wants to learn about the man from Tarsus from a historical perspective rather than the more usual avenue, through Scripture.
Iraq Reconstruction Special Reports: Five Official Reviews, Hard Lessons, Human Toll of Reconstruction or Stabilization Operations During Iraqi Freedom, Perception of Emergency Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,290. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Five vital reports about the results of Iraq War reconstruction efforts by the United States are compiled in this unique ebook.
2013 Master Guide to Syria and the Syrian Chemical Weapons Crisis: Threat of U.S. Military Strike by Obama, Congressional Options, Sarin Nerve Gas, Civil War, Rebel Groups, Bashar al-Assad
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 402,170. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This massive ebook provides an up-to-the-minute compilation of authoritative documents and reports about Syria and the ongoing chemical weapons attack crisis, including the threat of U.S. military intervention, with professional analysis and background information.
Syria in Perspective: An Orientation Guide - History, Assad Years, Recent Events, Geography, Economy, Society, Security, Military and Terrorist Groups
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This unique ebook provides a thorough introduction to critical information about Syria, produced by the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, Technology Integration Division June 2011.
From the Medes to the Mullahs a history of Iran
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Series: In Brief, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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This book offers an accessible, but comprehensive, introduction to the long and rich history of Iran. Starting around 600 bce it traces the main historical events finishing with the modern Islamic Republic of Iran. It would be of particular interest to the non-academic person who wants to understand a country that is frequently misunderstood.
Complete Guide to the 1980 Iranian Hostage Crisis and Rescue Mission, Operation Eagle Claw, Desert One, Holloway Report, Studies, Plans, CIA Role in Argo Cover Story, Formerly Secret Documents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This massive ebook provides encyclopedic coverage of the Iranian hostage crisis during the Carter administration and the 1980 failed military rescue mission with declassified Department of Defense documents, intelligence reports, histories and reports.
Muslim Knights - Volume 1
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 3 · Muslim Knights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this book you can read about historical Islamic figures such as Salman Al-Farisi (the first Persian Muslim), Bilal bin Ribah (the first man to do the athan), Ibn Al-Maghazilee (a talented comedian), Eyas bin Mu'awiya (a famously clever judge), Nuaiman bin Amr Al-Ansari (an irrepressible trickster), Muhammad (peace be upon him), Abdullah bin Huthafa and Suhaib bin Sinan (the first Roman Muslim).
From Muhammad to Burj Khalifa: A Crash Course in 2,000 Years of Middle East History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Veteran journalist and Ottoman historian Michael Rank brings you a concise history of 2,000 years of Middle Eastern war, peace, religious upstarts, and social breakdowns in this exciting new book. To untangle the modern Middle East conflict and the 2 millenia behind it, this book is divided into 25 concise chapters. Each one is devoted to a major theme in Middle East history.
DAVID OF SASSUN: NATIONAL EPOS OF ARMENIA
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: American English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
DAVID OF SASSUN: Armenian folk epic dealing with the adventures of the Christian king David of Sasun in his defense against infidel invaders from Egypt and Persia. The epic was based on oral tradition that presumably dates from the 8th to the 10th century; it was widely known from the 16th through the 19th century and was finally written down in 1873.
The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by CanBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A fascinating look at the ancient Nabataean Kingdom! During the time of the Greek and Roman Empires, this small Arabian empire built spectacular cities in the Arabian Desert. Their ships and camel caravans traveled to far off exotic places to bring luxury goods to European markets. Most of all they are remembered for building the exotic ancient city of Petra.
The Mecca Question
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Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by CanBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Mecca Question This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. The Mecca Question is free to download, copy, and pass on t0your friends.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The first popular history and overview of Muslim women and their great accomplishments. It portrays over 50 extraordinary Muslim women from the birth of Islam in the 7th century CE through the 19th century who have played crucial roles in shaping the religion and in scholarship, the arts and much more.
Arabian Knights - Volume 2
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 · Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
In this volume you can read about hidden tombs and lost wells, brave knights and cowardly murderers, an endangered crown prince and a man looking for his soul mate. Whether you’re interested in anthropology, theology or just plain old-fashioned adventure, you're sure to find a story you like in this fun second installment of the narrative history series "Knights of Arabia".
MARCH OF THE SCYTHIANS: FROM SARGON II TO THE FALL OF NINEVEH
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Assyrian-Scythian wars.
Flight from Saddam
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by David Hetherington. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
If there was to be one word in Arabic to describe Hell on earth, perhaps it would be Alradwania. For at the prison there, men turned into monsters. They unleashed terror and suffering on an unimaginable scale.Forty eight thousand men and women perished here, but one man, a professor, survived against all the odds. His ordeal and escape across the desert is an epic true story of sheer willpower.
Arabian Knights - Volume 1
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 · Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
What Most People Don't Know About The Bible
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Series: What Most People Don't Know..., Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / Old Testament
An alternate interpretation of The Bible, primarily The Old Testament, based on Zecharia Sitchin's translations of ancient Sumerian texts.
Target Iran: Drawing Red Lines in the Sand
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Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
A history of Iran and its conflict with the United States and Israel over its uranium enrichment program, a discussion of the likelihood of war between the parties and a proposal for a comprehensive nuclear weapons policy for all nations.
Freedom Sailors
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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FREEDOM SAILORS is a much-needed account of how a small group of ordinary people conceived and executed what seemed like a grandiose and audacious plan to break Israel’s illegal military blockade of the Gaza Strip, a blockade that keeps more than 1.5 million people in an open-air prison.
Syria - A Decade of Lost Chances: Repression and Revolution from Damascus Spring to Arab Spring
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,790. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Cune Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Syria’s President Bashar al-Asad was an outspoken opponent of the US and Israel. In March 2011 when Arab Spring came to Syria, Bashar reasoned that his support among Syrians was deep and wide because, as he told the Wall Street Journal a few weeks earlier, he was "closely linked to the beliefs of the people." He was dead wrong