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The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,960. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The comprehensive history of the role of war and terror in the spread of Islam.
Princess, More Tears to Cry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY reveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband and the contentious Al-Saud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman.
The Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Documentary History of the Struggle for Peace in Palestine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,800. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A collection of 35 documents concerning the 100-year-old conflict over Palestine. The Balfour Declaration, the Sykes-Picot treaty, the League of Nations Mandate, the British White Papers, the report of the UN Special Committee on Palestine, the Palestine National Charter, the Camp David Accords, the Olso and Oslo II Accords. Preface gives historical introduction.
Tarihimiz ve Biz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,380. Language: Turkish. Published: April 6, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Prof. Dr. İlber Ortaylı derin vukufiyeti ve benzersiz üslubuyla bizi tarihimizle tanıştırıyor, yüzleştiriyor. Osmanlı’nın klasik dönemini, XVIII ve XIX. asırlardaki toplumsal ve siyasî panoramayı, bugünkü Avrupa’yı var eden koşulları, Türk, Rus ve Japon modernleşme yolculuklarını, kısacası dünya medeniyetinin kökenlerini gözler önüne seriyor.
Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,040. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Crafts - Needlework/Crocheting, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In "Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora", Wafa Ghnaim brings traditional Palestinian embroidery to life by revealing the profound depths of meaning, inspiration and stories encapsulated in each motif.
History of Jordan, The King, Israeli Invasion of Lebanon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,780. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Fiction » Adventure » General
The Jordan Region in Antiquity, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Government, Politics, Economy, People of Jordan. Jordan’s location as a buffer zone between the settled regions of the Mediterranean littoral west of the Jordan River and the major part of the desert to the east contributed significantly to the country's experience in ancient and more recent times. Until 1921
Disenchanted: One Woman's Journey for Independence from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
DENIED BASIC RIGHTS: As a child in Saudi Arabia, Nabila knew no other life than that in which she lived, a society where women had no rights. Females could not attend school, pursue careers unless sanctioned by the government, drive cars, or choose their husbands. From birth to marriage, women in Nabila’s culture remained under the control of males: a father, a brother, or a husband.
The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,330. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by CanBooks. Categories: 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.
Petra: A Brief History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,650. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Petra: A Brief History is an easy-to-read, popular history of one of the world’s most fabled cities and the mysterious people who built it. This is the ideal book for anyone who wants to know the entire story behind the "rose red city half as old as time," and the little known Nabataeans, who carved Petra from the living rock of Jordan's Sharah Mountains.
North Korea's Military Threat: Pyongyang's Conventional Forces, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Ballistic Missiles; Welcome Iran and North Korea to Nuclear Club: You're Targeted; Whither Unified Korea?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 73,410. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
These excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction: North Korea's Military Threat: Pyongyang's Conventional Forces, Weapons Of Mass Destruction, and Ballistic Missiles; Welcome Iran and North Korea to the Nuclear Club: You're Targeted; Whither Unified Korea? East, West or Center?
The Assassins of Alamut
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,990. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Theology
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.
Jordan in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Jordanian Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Customs, Rural and Urban Life, Aqaba, Amman, Muslim Conquest, Hussein and 1967 War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,900. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
These unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Jordan, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Iran History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,430. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2016 by Sonit Education Academy. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Fiction » Adventure » General
Society, Economy, Government, Politics, The Iran-Iraq War, Relations with Regional Powers
Iran's Post-9/11 Grand Bargain: Missed Opportunity for Strategic Rapprochement Between Iran and the United States - History from the 1953 Coup, Hostage Crisis, Iran-Iraq War, Khomeini to Khamenei
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 43,790. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
An examination of the historical context of U.S.-Iran relations since 1953, the three efforts at rapprochement since 1979, and the unprecedented nature of U.S.-Iran dialogue and cooperation after 9/11, will demonstrate how the Bush administration missed an unprecedented opportunity for rapprochement with Iran between 2001 and 2003.
Paul of Tarsus: A First Century Radical
Series: In Brief, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
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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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,960. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Lebanon in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Lebanese Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Palestinians, Israel, PLO, Hizballah, Druze, Bekaa Valley, Beirut, Sidon, Tyre
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,490. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Lebanon.
The Relationship Between Islamism and Women in Civil Society: A Look at Turkey and Egypt - Muslims, Tanzimat Reforms, Kemalism, Islamist Faction, Sadat, Mubarak, Arab Spring, What About the Veil?
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This study addresses how the role of women in civil society is currently changing in Turkey and Egypt. Chapter II focuses on Turkey. Starting in the late Ottoman period and ending with the rise of the Justice and Development Party (AKP), the chapter reviews how leaders used the position of women to further their own agendas.
The Eagle in the Desert: The Origins of the U.S. - Saudi Arabian Security Partnership - Search for Foreign Oil, World War II, Cold War, King Saud, Operation Hardsurface, Nuclear Iran, Radical Islamism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,440. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Petroleum
The United States and Saudi Arabia share a robust and complex security partnership today. This study explores the origins and development of U.S.-Saudi security cooperation between the late 1920s and early 1960s.
Defending U.S. National Interests in the Persian Gulf: Going Light - Seabasing, Counterterrorism, Special Operations Forces, Djibouti, Horn of Africa, Maritime Security, Forward Staging in Africa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,500. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines two ways that the U.S. might be able to secure its interests in the Gulf using a minimalist approach. The two methods evaluated are using sea bases in the Gulf and land bases in Djibouti in the Horn of Africa as forward staging bases for SOF operations in the Persian Gulf.

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