Books tagged: palestinian

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Land of Broken Promises - Dalia
Series: Land of Broken Promises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,310. Language: British English. Published: February 5, 2016 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
The third and final book of the Land of Broken Promises trilogy follows thirteen-year-old Dalia Leitner, newly arrived in Palestine. Dalia joins an underground organisation dedicated to bringing into Palestine illegal immigrants who are escaping Nazi Germany before becoming involved in fighting to create the state of Israel.
International Legal Responsibility for the Sabra- Shatila Massacre
Price: $9.99 USD. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
This book documents in great specificity, and to date unchallenged detail, the hour by hour unfolding events of the September 15-18, 1982 massacre at Shatila Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon. The author took a leave of absence from his work as Assistance Counsel to the US House Judiciary Committee in Washington, DC to investigate this massive crime against humanity.
Land Of Broken Promises - Maftur
Series: Land of Broken Promises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,450. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2015 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Maftur knows she wants to marry the boy next door. Before settling down as a wife and mother, however, she aims to become a glamorous secretary and prove she can earn her own living. She is also fiercely patriotic and cannot stand by while Palestine, the country of her birth, is threatened with a takeover. She sets about attempting to rectify the political situation in a non-violent fashion.
A Year on Fire Mountain
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,250. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Anna Habibti’s diary of her year in Nablus, one of the most isolated cities in the West Bank of the occupied Palestinian territories, told with compassion, humour and a sense of the absurd.
Land of Broken Promises - Patsy
Series: Land of Broken Promises. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,000. Language: British English. Published: March 14, 2014 by Bluewood Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Romance » Historical
Patsy’s plans to study for a career in palaeontology are thwarted as the outbreak of WW2 maroons her in Palestine, the land of her childhood. When Rommel’s army is poised to invade Palestine, she joins a British-organized network of Palestinian Jews set up to defy the Germans should they succeed in invading the country she loves.
People of Palestine
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
A fascinating collection of pictures of Palestine and its different peoples, taken between the mid 19th century and the end of the British Mandate in 1948, together with an informative text.
Thoughts on Achieving a Lasting and Honorable Peace in the Middle East
Price: Free! Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
This essay presents some thoughts on what a lasting and honorable peaceful end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may look like. It proposes specific ideas on how such a positive outcome can be attained if the parties to the conflict adopt a mindset of cooperation. Finally, it presents a long-term vision of the potential benefits of such an outcome to the peoples of the Middle East.
Ladies of the Dance
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Prior to the Six-Day War in 1967, Alya Habeeb, a Muslim-Christian teacher, and the radio personality Majed Alami, dance with international friends in the Semiramis Hotel courtyard, ignoring the pending conflict. But her brother Omar is willing to risk it all to fight for freedom. As tensions mount, they must learn new steps that will lead them into a world forever changed by political upheaval.
What Israel Has Learned about Security
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Some of Israel's top military leaders in recent years have used the unique public platform provided by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs to present their views on a myriad of issues – in English. This volume brings together fourteen studies and essays by nine leading IDF officers who have shared from their rich experience.
“Alte Sachen”: From The Life Of An Arab Scrap Dealer In Israel - A Middle East Short Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Ahmed is an Arab scrap dealer in the Holy Land, just like his grandfather who used to cart away the unwanted belongings of foreigners with his old horse wagon, yelling "Alte Sachen", that ancient Yiddish call for clutter.