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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.
Brothers at War: Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
At the dawn of the Israeli state, the tragic sinking of the Israeli ship Altalena--by Israeli commandos no less--threatened to tear the new country apart, and has lessons still for its politics and peace. The first book in English on the event, and by a historian, this book tells the story, and the present profound implications, of a moment in the birth of modern Israel, with much relevance still.
In the Wake of the Surge
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the Wake of the Surge is a gripping first-person narrative that tells the story of the Kurds, the Arabs, and the Americans in Iraq during one of the most violent and wrenching periods in that country’s history by award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten, who visited Iraq seven times between 2005 and 2009.
From The Medes to the Mullahs A History Of Iran
Series: In Brief, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Afghanistan Stories One
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
You read the news of endless war and comments by people who have visited briefly, yet there also exists another Afghanistan. Here you can read of this different side, of real people and events from before the decades of war to updates of the present. The stories range from the everyday to the unusual with glimpses of the rich diverse cultural bases that have made up the Afghan world.
Christianity: The Devil's Greatest Trick
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,150. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
It's a simple fact that most Christians know next to nothing about Christianity. How many people are aware of the many heresies that were stamped out by the early Church? Had any of these heresies triumphed, the world would be a very different, and much saner place.
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.
Fratelli Rivali: il Mediterraneo tra Mimesi e Sfida
Price: Free! Words: 6,860. Language: Italian. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Brevissima dimostrazione che Samuel Huntington aveva torto: non esiste solo uno scontro di civiltà, ma un'incessante mimesi di civiltà (che a volte come tutte le mimesi può sfociare in rivalità e guerre).
Church: the Early Years
Price: Free! Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This short eBook entitled “Church: the early years” describes the churches that were to be found during the first century AD in the Roman provinces that surrounded the Mediterranean Sea. Some are well described in literature others just referred to and yet others simply inferred. It is hoped that the book will help people understand more about the bible and the Christian faith.
Karbala, The Complete Picture
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by The World Federation of KSIMC. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The real significance of the mission of Imam Husein (as) at Karbala can only be understood by knowing what went on before, during and after this campaign. This book sets out to do just that. The book is written using bullet points, short paragraphs and plain language to make the reading easy, quick, enjoyable and interesting.
The Lid is Lifted
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 1 review)
What happens when you are held a gun-point, friends are raped, others are killed, your life destroyed? You get scared, really frightened. Then ... You get angry! And you learn to focus that anger ... to survive and fight back as best you know how. This is the true story of what happened in Kuwait in August 1990 when Iraq invaded. A terse narrative, it is based on the writer's diary.
Searching Jenin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,450. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Cune Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A searing testament to Israeli brutality and Palestinian resilience, spirit, and grace under pressure. Why is it that the US, Israel, the UN, and every news organization on earth has expressed their views on the Jenin invasion yet the Palestinian victims have never been allowed to speak? Searching Jenin explains what happened and how it affected the residents.
The Story of Imam Hussein Zainab's Role
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This is ilustared history based on real events painted by many artist of different times. Imam Hussein was the son of Ali ibn Abi Ṭalib (fourth Rashidun Caliph of Sunni Islam, and first Imam of Shia Islam) and Fatimah Zahra (daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad) and the younger brother of Hasan ibn Ali. He is an important figure in Islam, as he is a member of the Ahl al-Bayt.
The Road from Damascus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,150. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011 by Cune Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Road from provides a street-level view of a so-called “terrorist” nation — a view that gives the lie to accepted wisdom in the . Syrians, the author discovers, are intelligent, gracious, fair-minded, and utterly in love with American culture — even as they decry what they see as the excesses of foreign policy.
Syria - A Decade of Lost Chances: Repression and Revolution from Damascus Spring to Arab Spring
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,790. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Cune Press. Categories: 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
Iraq, Lies, Cover-Ups, and Consequences
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 185,010. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The book documents the continueous series of lies by White House politicians--and the cover-ups by media personnel--seeking public support for the invasion that killed, maimed, and injured several hundred thousand Iraqis, and set in motion the greatest number of people wanting to kill Americans in the world's history. Details the secret arming of Iraq during the Reagan-Bush administrations.
The Fable of Megastan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This book is a rollicking retelling of the past 26 years of Iraqi history, with America playing the role of Iraq and a fictional country called Megastan playing the role of America. Its aim is to humanize the stretch of Iraqi history that falls between 1980 and 2006 (and take several hilarious jabs at the powers that be in the process).
Paul of Tarsus: A First Century Radical
Series: In Brief, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Syria - Ballots or Bullets?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Cune Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Syria - Ballots or Bullets? is a must read for anyone who wants to understand the social, economic, and political makeup of this pivotal Middle Eastern country.
Petra: A Brief History
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,670. 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.