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The Lid is Lifted by Paul D Kennedy
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 by Ramzy Baroud
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 by Hussein Abbas
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 by Scott Davis
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 by Carsten Wieland
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 by Rodney Stich
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 by Pamela Olson
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 by Anne Davison
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? by Carsten Wieland
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 by David W. Tschanz
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.
Muslim Knights - Volume 1 by Aisha Bilal
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 3 · Muslim Knights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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).
Steel & Silk: Men and Women who Shaped Syria 1900–2000 by Sami Moubayed
Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 240,710. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Cune Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Syria is a pivotal Middle Eastern country that is largely unknown and misunderstood in the West. This book provides insight and understanding through the lives of leading Syrians over the last century.
Freedom Sailors by Bill Dienst
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Middle East(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam by Jennifer Heath
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
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.
Iraq Reconstruction Special Reports: Five Official Reviews, Hard Lessons, Human Toll of Reconstruction or Stabilization Operations During Iraqi Freedom, Perception of Emergency Response by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,290. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
Five vital reports about the results of Iraq War reconstruction efforts by the United States are compiled in this unique ebook.
The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra by Dan Gibson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,440. 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.
DAVID OF SASSUN: NATIONAL EPOS OF ARMENIA by Gagik Saroyan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: American English. Published: July 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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.
Elites and Religion by Kemal Karpat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,330. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
“Elites and Religion” offers not isolated snapshots of the Turkey, but its total arc across nearly nine decades of development and sophstication. With careful deliberation over records not available to Western historians, Karpat looks in detail at the way that religion has been used, misused and downright abused by the elite circles of power in the Turkish Republic.
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 by Progressive Management
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.