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The Assassins of Alamut
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,990. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Assassins were a heretical Muslim sect. We think of them mostly in connection with political murder but there is much more to them than this. They had a remarkable philosophical system and their ideas were influential in Islam and even outside it. Here I tell their story, from their foundation at the end of the eleventh century to their downfall 150 years later at the hands of the Mongols.
Empire and War
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Price: Free! Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.
Tacit Alumni: 09/11/11
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Series: The Paladin Papers, Book 2. Price: $1.14 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2010. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
In a world of Global Jihad, it is September 11, 2011, the tenth anniversary of 9/11. From downtown Washington DC to Area 51 to Somalia and the Gulf of Aden, “Paladin” and his high-tech Onyx Ops team is commemorating this tragic event in their own special way. Follow the masters of global black operations at Onyx Ops as they orchestrate new technologies in the relentless hunt for terrorists.
The Years of Walter Gordon Fischer: Fleeting Moments
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,160. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a life on the front lines of 80 years of political, military and social upheaval Gordon Fischer has done it all: dancing while bombs landed in Damascus, held at gunpoint in Togo, dating Ms India, skiing with the aristocracy during the Korean War and deer stalking in Scotland. Travel the world and go back in time to see the rich and the poor as you have never done before.
Druze and Druzism
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
Druze and Druzism covers the essential aspects of Druzism and the fundamentals of its spiritual doctrine, as well as the history of the Druze, their customs and traditions and the transcendence of the community in the Arab and in the international environments.
Syria and Jordan Adventures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Syria and Jordan are two of the most interesting countries in the Middle East. Steeped in history, affordable and easy to travel in, they are now popular travel destinations. The great bazaars in Damascus and Aleppo still trade as they have done for 000s of years. This is the story of a couples travels including visiting Petra and Wadi Rum, the location of the secret camp of Lawrence of Arabia.
Scimitar
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 183,260. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010 by Why Knot Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
It begins with a massive series of explosions that distribute biotoxins through a prestigious west coast gathering. Hundreds of America’s elite are killed and maimed but this is just the first stroke of a coordinated terrorist attack that brings America to her knees. America panics as infrastructure is crippled and the nation's place as a world power is threatened by the rising Chinese Dragon.
on the Trail of the Real St George
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Dragon-slayer, English hero, martyr, warrior, soldier and saint — St George has been all these things. But who was the real St George? This fascinating book draws on the most recent academic research into folklore and legends to put together an accurate account of St George’s original life story, and how he has developed in folklore and legend to become what he is today.
Don't Tell The Public
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,790. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a radical terrorist cell targets Sydney, Australia's security agencies struggle to accept the new reality. It soon becomes a race between the al Qaeda terrorist wanting to die a hero and ASIO to stop him killing thousands of innocent people.
Syria: Federal Research Study and Country Profile with Comprehensive Information, History, and Analysis - Politics, Economy, Military - Assad, Baath Party, Damascus
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,450. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Comprehensive and unique information with professional analysis of Syria - its politics and history, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress. This Country Study and Country Profile of Syria is an exceptional review of its history.