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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Problems in Desert Warfare and Troop Construction in the Middle East Marine Corps Field Manuals (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,490. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Part of our value-added professional format series, this ebook includes the Problems in Desert Warfare and Troop Construction in the Middle East Marine Corps Field Manuals.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Afoot in the Desert, Desert Survival, Deserts of the World Marine Corps Field Manual - FMFRP 0-53 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series, the Afoot in the Desert, Desert Survival, Deserts of the World Marine Corps Field Manual (FMFRP 0-53) provides information about individual survival in desert theaters of operation.
Kisses from a Distance
By Raff Ellis
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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.
Afghanistan Stories One
By William A. Hart
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: 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.
Princess Sultana's Circle
By Jean Sasson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,550. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The powerful true story of Sultana continues with PRINCESS SULTANA'S CIRCLE, the third book in Jean Sasson's internationally best selling Princess Trilogy. The forced marriage of Sultana’s niece to a cruel and depraved older man, and Sultana’s discovery of the harem of sex slaves kept by a royal cousin, make her more determined than ever to fight the oppression of women in Saudi Arabia.
The Fable of Megastan
By Pamela Olson
You set the price! Words: 24,200. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2011. Category: 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).
The Road from Damascus
By Scott Davis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,150. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011 by Cune Press. Category: 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.
Brothers at War: Israel and the Tragedy of the Altalena
By Jerold S. Auerbach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,310. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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.
Syria - Ballots or Bullets?
By Carsten Wieland
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,160. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Cune Press. Category: 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.
Searching Jenin
By Ramzy Baroud
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,450. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011 by Cune Press. Category: 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 Change
By Doğu Ergil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Turkey is changing. Day by day and moment by moment, the Turkey that we thought we knew is disappearing and a new one is taking its place. Dogu Ergil presents a complex mosaic of essays covering every corner of Turkish politics and society. From the Kurdish issue to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to the intrigues of the ruling AK Party and the opposition parties Ergil leaves no stone unturned.
The Unknown
By Doğu Ergil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,980. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
“The Unknown: the Realities of Turkey” takes the reader day by day through the clamor of modern Turkish politics and brings order and clarity to a seemingly chaotic scene. Doğu Ergil’s tutelage is an indespensible resource for any and all explorers of foreign affairs. Turkey sometimes seems to be a part of every circle, and other times seems to live in a world all of its own.
Tarihimiz ve Biz
By İlber Ortaylı
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,380. Language: Turkish. Published: April 6, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: 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.
Elites and Religion
By Kemal Karpat
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,330. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
“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.
Arabian Sands, A Book Review
By Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travel tales across the Empty Quarter of Arabia during the dangerous times of the 1940s with Engilsh explorer Wilfred Thesiger. A powerful sketch of the man and the Arab Bedouin who were his guides and friend in a hostile physical and social environment.
Iraq, Lies, Cover-Ups, and Consequences
By Rodney Stich
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 185,370. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010. Category: 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 Arab-Israeli Conflict: A Documentary History of the Struggle for Peace in Palestine
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,800. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: 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.
The Assassins of Alamut
By Anthony Campbell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 39,990. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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.