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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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Church: the Early Years by Dennis Hawkes
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.
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.
Arabian Knights - Volume 2 by Aisha Bilal
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 · Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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".
Flight from Saddam by Qasim Albrisem
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by David Hetherington. Categories: 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.
Revolution in Cairo (hour by hour story) by Martha Lou
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
First edition. 'Life on Mohamed Mahmoud street goes at usual pace, just like on every other street in this district of the city – people go shopping, meet their friends, spend their time out on the roofs of old tenements. Everything is so „normal”. And then, on one winter day this „normality” disappeared and everything became completely different and this happened on the day of 25th January, 2011'
Mosul Dam in Iraq: The Most Dangerous Dam in the World - Government Reports and Background, Catastrophic Threat from ISIS/ISIL Islamic Terrorists, Technical Data, American Funded Work by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 92,520. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In early August 2014, there were reports that the Islamic terrorist group ISIS/ISIL had seized control of the Mosul Dam in Iraq. This ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the Mosul Dam, called the "most dangerous dam in the world" by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Kisses from a Distance by Raff Ellis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Kisses from a Distance is an engaging, true story that examines the Lebanese ethos through the lives and travails of three families before and after immigration to America. The tale begins in 1895 at a remote convent in the mountains of Lebanon where a young postulant, the author’s grandmother, is abducted and given into an unanticipated, and unwanted, marriage.
Syria in Perspective: An Orientation Guide - History, Assad Years, Recent Events, Geography, Economy, Society, Security, Military and Terrorist Groups by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: 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.
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 by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 402,170. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Ancient Mesopotamia: A Ducksters Book by Ken Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This book about Ancient Mesopotamia is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Mesopotamia learning about its culture, people, and famous cities. You will read about the great kingdoms of Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria. You will also discover what it was like to live in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Abraham's Children: Jew Christian Muslim Commonality and Conflict by Anne Davison
Series: In Brief, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,590. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This book compares the commonalities and conflicts between Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Separate paragraphs are devoted Abraham, Prophecy, Islamic Expansion, the Sunni-Shi'a Schism and Holy War with an Epilogue discussing current issues. Written in an accessible style with useful maps and charts it should appeal to the general reader with no previous knowledge of the subject.