Books tagged: balkans

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The Ottoman Empire
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 28,450. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
This book begins with the arrival of the Turkic tribes into Anatolia in the 13th century and covers the main events up to the dissolution of the Empire in 1923. The final part of the book explores the link between today’s conflicts in the Middle East and the peace process following the First World War, in particular the Sykes-Picot Agreement, the Balfour Declaration and the Treaty of Sevres.
Making the Case for Humanitarian Intervention: National Interest and Moral Imperative - Media, Rwanda, Somalia, Bosnia, Haiti, Genocide, Kosovo, Libya, Congressional Action, Implications for Future
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,850. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this examination of humanitarian intervention reviews the foreign policy context and debate within the U.S. government across three case studies: Rwanda, Kosovo, and Libya.
Commanding Heights: Strategic Lessons from Complex Operations - Afghanistan, Iraq War, Post-conflict Stabilization and Reconstruction, Balkans, Kosovo, Bosnia, Haiti, Pakistan, Somalia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 156,200. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines the history and issues involved with complex military and political operations.
A Sacred Task: Qiriazi and the Albanian National Awakening
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
At the heart of Albania’s National Awakening comes the true story of Gjerasim Qiriazi. A poor carpenter’s son, his unlikely rise as scholar and reformer led him to the forefront of Albania’s rebirth, placing him at odds with potent enemies sworn to stop him by any means. Despite armed threats and a desperate kidnapping, Qiriazi’s dream would prevail, altering the course of an entire nation.
Discount Travel Guide to the Balkans, Turkey, and the Caucasus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,690. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
With quarterlife crises on top of a busted economy, how are millennials to find a place in the world, and do it on the cheap? Discount Travel Guide's zany narrator combines memoir and guidebook to send its readers to places normally back-listed on the world's greatest hits, and teaches them how to have genuine adventures on a budget, rather than just ticking things off a bucket list.
Fueling the Fires of Resistance: Army Air Forces Special Operations in the Balkans during World War II - The U. S Army Air Forces in World War II - Hitler's Assault, Nazism, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,800. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines what might fairly be considered one of the most important early experiences in the history of Air Force special operations.
Daughters of Shadow and Blood - Book I: Yasamin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,100. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Supernatural
Yasamin is the naïve daughter of a sixteenth-century Ottoman bureaucrat trapped in an arranged marriage to the son of the powerful governor of Buda. Adam Mire is a modern-day American professor of history searching the stark landscape of Eastern Europe for an artifact that once belonged to Dracula himself. When their stories collide, the consequences are deadly.
War in the Balkans, 1991-2002 - Comprehensive History of Wars Provoked by Yugoslav Collapse: Balkan Region in World Politics, Slovenia and Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,020. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Balkan conflict of the 1990s, as a case study in state failure and medium intensity warfare, international conflict management and intervention, and U.S. military engagement, provides an excellent framework for asking basic questions about the dynamic of international security at the dawn of a new millennium.
Mariovo's Gift
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
A fast-paced historical drama set in 16th century Ottoman-occupied Europe. Mariovo's Gift explores life during the late Renaissance period. A time where cultural advancement led to conflicts and dehumanization. The story follows a Macedonian harem girl throughout her entire life. History buffs and drama seekers are sure to stay in suspense through the twists of this classic story of revenge.
The Balkan Cross
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Yance Adams, an American employed by a millionaire art collector in London in 1914, is sent to Egypt to pick up a religious icon that at one time was kept in the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, Turkey, the city that was founded by the Roman Emperor Constantine in the 4th century. It is in Egypt however, that Yance is pulled into a vortex of conspiracy, murder and international intrigue.