all ebooks in category: Middle East History

Hellenism in Byzantium: The Transformations of Greek Identity and the Reception of the Classical Tradition
English | February 25, 2008 | ISBN: 0521876885, 052129729X | PDF | 482 pages | 3.77 MB

This text was the first systematic study of what it meant to be 'Greek' in late antiquity and Byzantium, an identity that could alternatively become …

From Miniskirt to Hijab: A Girl in Revolutionary Iran
English | October 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 164012117X | 240 pages | EPUB | 1.75 MB

Jacqueline Saper, named after Jacqueline Kennedy, was born in Tehran to Iranian and British parents. At eighteen she witnessed the civil unrest of the 1979 …

«The Caliph's Splendor: Islam and the West in the Golden Age of Baghdad» by Benson Bobrick
English | ISBN: 9781416568063 | EPUB | 4.3 MB

The Caliph’s Splendor is a revelation: a history of a civilization we barely know that had a profound effect on our own culture. While the …

«The 188th Crybaby Brigade: A Skinny Jewish Kid from Chicago Fights Hezbollah – A Memoir» by Joel Chasnoff
English | ISBN: 9781439171806 | EPUB | 0.5 MB

Look at me. Do you see me? Do you see me in my olive-green uniform, beret, and shiny black boots? Do you see the assault …

The Mamluks 1250-1517 (Men-at-Arms Series 259)
Osprey Publishing | 1993 | ISBN: 1855323141 | English | 48 pages | PDF | 14.72 MB

Men-at-Arms Series 259 In Europe the Mamluks of Egypt are remembered as so-called 'Slave Kings' who drove out the Crusaders from the Holy Land; but …

«A Privilege to Die: Inside Hezbollah's Legions and Their Endless War Against Israel» by Thanassis Cambanis
English | ISBN: 9781439150061 | EPUB | 1.2 MB

While Hamas and Al Qaeda are certainly dangerous to Israel and the West, Hezbollah and its millions of foot soldiers are the premier force in …

«Arabists: The Romance of an American Elite» by Robert D. Kaplan
English | ISBN: 9781439108703 | EPUB | 1.7 MB

A tight-knit group closely linked by intermarriage as well as class and old school ties, the “Arabists” were men and women who spent much of …

Shatter the Nations: ISIS and the War for the Caliphate
English | October 15th, 2019 | ISBN: 1541742354 | 336 pages | EPUB | 4.47 MB

The unflinching dispatches of an embedded war reporter covering ISIS and the unlikely alliance of forces who came together to defeat it. The battle to …

«Guardians of the Gulf: A History of America's Expanding Role in the Persion Gulf, 1883-1992» by Michael A. Palmer
English | ISBN: 9781439105801 | EPUB | 0.9 MB

From the nineteenth century through the 1991 war with Iraq, this study of America's expanding role in the Persian Gulf traces the development of American …

«The Code of Hammurabi» by Hammurabi
English | ISBN: 9782291027522 | EPUB | 0.1 MB

The Code of Hammurabi (Codex Hammurabi) is a well-preserved ancient law code, created ca. 1790 BC (middle chronology) in ancient Babylon. It was enacted by …