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Abraham's Children: Jew Christian Muslim Commonality and Conflict
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Series: In Brief, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,510. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Category: 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.
What Shall Come
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Series: END TIME, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: American English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy
If you don't know the events of our past, you will never recognize the events when they happen in your future!
Places Paul Knew
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Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
‘Places Paul Knew’ describes the cities and towns that the Apostle Paul would have known as he travelled over 16,000 km during the first century AD. Many of the archaeological remains of these cities and towns can be seen today and the book describes what Paul would have seen when he arrived at each place. It is best read as a companion to the book of Acts in the New Testament of the bible.
Disenchanted: One Woman's Journey for Independence from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Stories from Islamic History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Stories from Islamic History recounts twelve interesting and awe-inspiring tales from the annals of Islamic history. These stories offer a fresh insight into the valor, courage and character of the popular heroes of Islamic history, and shed light on the socio-political milieu of the times.
Fratelli Rivali: il Mediterraneo tra Mimesi e Sfida
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Price: Free! Words: 4,790. Language: Italian. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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).
Muslim Knights - Volume 2
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 4 · Muslim Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,600. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this second volume of Muslim Knights you can read about Salman's advice on balancing one's life, the challenge a Roman Emperor issued to an Amawi Calipha, the disturbing dream of Abdullah bin Umar, the conversion of an entire tribe from Yathrib because of their leader Sa'ad bin Muathe, Sa'ad bin Abi Waqas' dealings with his controlling mother, and the serene wisdom of a Calipha's grandson.
Paul of Tarsus: A First Century Radical
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Series: In Brief, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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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.
From the Medes to the Mullahs a history of Iran
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Series: In Brief, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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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.
Muslim Knights - Volume 1
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 3 · Muslim Knights, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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).
From Muhammad to Burj Khalifa: A Crash Course in 2,000 Years of Middle East History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,630. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Veteran journalist and Ottoman historian Michael Rank brings you a concise history of 2,000 years of Middle Eastern war, peace, religious upstarts, and social breakdowns in this exciting new book. To untangle the modern Middle East conflict and the 2 millenia behind it, this book is divided into 25 concise chapters. Each one is devoted to a major theme in Middle East history.
DAVID OF SASSUN: NATIONAL EPOS OF ARMENIA
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: American English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - general
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.
The Nabataeans, Builders of Petra
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,440. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 by CanBooks. Category: 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.
The Mecca Question
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Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by CanBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Mecca Question This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. The Mecca Question is free to download, copy, and pass on t0your friends.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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.
Arabian Knights - Volume 2
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 · Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
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".
MARCH OF THE SCYTHIANS: FROM SARGON II TO THE FALL OF NINEVEH
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,430. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Assyrian-Scythian wars.
Arabian Knights - Volume 1
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Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 1 · Arabian Knights, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
An interesting collection of stories about the adventures and misadventures of ordinary, famous and infamous real Arabian Knights. Included are the stories of Antarah bin Shaddad, a slave who became a legend; Hatim Al-Taaee, a bedouin who set the standard for generosity; Al-Numan bin Al-Munthir, a king whose boredom causes him to toy with people's lives. Come glimpse some Middle Eastern history!
What Most People Don't Know About The Bible
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Series: What Most People Don't Know..., Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Biography / Old Testament
An alternate interpretation of The Bible, primarily The Old Testament, based on Zecharia Sitchin's translations of ancient Sumerian texts.
Target Iran: Drawing Red Lines in the Sand
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Price: Free! Words: 23,120. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
A history of Iran and its conflict with the United States and Israel over its uranium enrichment program, a discussion of the likelihood of war between the parties and a proposal for a comprehensive nuclear weapons policy for all nations.