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Flight from Saddam
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,210. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013 by David Hetherington. Category: 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.
Freedom Sailors
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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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.
Syria - A Decade of Lost Chances: Repression and Revolution from Damascus Spring to Arab Spring
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,790. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Cune Press. Category: 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
Petra: A Brief History
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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.
Steel & Silk: Men and Women who Shaped Syria 1900–2000
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 240,710. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Cune Press. Category: 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.
The Lid is Lifted
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 129,030. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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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.
Slagmark - Israels historie 1945-2009
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Price: $34.99 USD. Words: 147,900. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Staten Israel og det jødiske folks forhold til araberne i og rundt omkring landet er et av de mest kontroversielle spørsmålene i verden i dag. I boka «Slagmark», som er skrevet av en norsk forfatter, får du et innblikk i den jødiske statens historie slik den har utviklet seg fra begynnelsen av og fram til i dag.
In the Wake of the Surge
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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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.
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)
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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.
Kisses from a Distance
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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
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 76,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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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
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Price: $7.99 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.
Kisses from a Distance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011 by Cune Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The tale begins in 1885 at a remote mountain convent where that author’s grandmother was abducted and given into a marriage that she neither anticipated nor desired. The reader is taken on a journey that traces the events resulting from that fateful incident and the consequences of peace, war, famine, and pestilence on his families and the Lebanese population in general.
The Road from Damascus
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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.
Syria - Ballots or Bullets?
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Elites and Religion
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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.
The Arab-American Handbook
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 128,550. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Tune up your knowledge of the Arab and Muslim worlds with this easy to read text. The Arab-American Handbook contains useful reference material and comment by a wide variety of participants and observers.