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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Ottoman Art of War: Power Tactics & Strategy For Today

by Steffan Ileman

They came on horseback from Central Asia and went on to grow one of the longest-lasting empires in history. They established history's first multicultural state centuries before British colonies in North America declared the United States of America. They had superior military and organizational skills that ended the Medieval Age in Europe and set the stage for the Renaissance and the Age of Reason as the power of feudal lords eroded under their big guns. Their legendary elite combat core, the Janissaries, was a phenomenon in transformative education.

Ottoman Empire was Europe's first welfare state based on privately funded charities. The Empire's trade pact with France was history's first free trade agreement. Like the United States the Ottoman Empire attracted talent, know-h...

Genre: Business & Investing, Business Life, Management & Leadership, History, Middle East, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 55 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 31 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

It's Not Just About Running: Reflections on Life and Change in Egypt

by A. I. Shoukry

Author A. I. Shoukry describes his running moments like a window with a sunrise view for a prisoner kept in solitary confinement. After witnessing a revolution in Egypt, running twice for the parliamentary elections, and being a former leader of two political parties, he decided to take a break from politics and start running. From being barely able to run 2k, he became a half-marathon runner aged 39.However, this book isn’t just about running; it’s about a runner’s reflections on life, change, and the love of running in Egypt. It’s a memoir about self-discovery and searching for freedom and love of life. It's about the integration of body, mind, and soul. It’s about family and friends, relationships, and work. In this book, Shoukry explores the meanings of faith, pain, stress, f...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Leaders & Notable People, Specific Groups, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Exercise & Fitness, Self-Help, Motivational, History, Africa, Middle East, Nonfiction, Sports & Outdoors, Biographies, Individual Sports, Other Team Sports, Travel
Size: 152 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 31 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

The Afsharid and Qajar Dynasty: A Captivating Guide to Two Iranian Dynasties Who Ruled Persia from 1736 to 1925

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Afsharid and Qajar Dynasty, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Most people have heard about the famous and mighty Persian Empire of old, be it the one ruled by the Achaemenid Dynasty which challenged the Greeks and ultimately fell to the might Alexander the Great or the later Persian Empire ruled by the Parthian and Sassanid Dynasties which fought against the Romans an the Byzantines before being conquered by the Arab tribes which brought the Islamic religion to the Iranian Plateau. However, after those glory days of the ancient era, the Persian story is relatively ignored, hidden in the dark corners of history. Because of this, most of us have no idea how the Persian Empire became the contemporary Iranian republic. This gui...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 78 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Julfa and New Julfa Armenians: Depopulation Exodus Destruction Sanctuary

by Michael Boyajian

From the depopulation of Julfa to the birth of New Julfa these Armenians experienced destruction, exodus and sanctuary. Shah Abbas force marches the Armenians out of old Julfa into Persia. They suffer greatly on the journey but the Shah builds them a new city, New Julfa, where they experience great wealth and peace. But then oppression returns......

Genre: History, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 45 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

Suleiman the Magnificent: A Life From Beginning to End

by Hourly History

Suleiman the Magnificent* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Suleiman the Magnificent, tenth sultan of the Ottoman Empire, may be an unfamiliar figure to many today. But in the sixteenth century, his military campaigns played a huge role in the shifting face of European politics. He was a man in search of power—his quest carried him not only to daring military exploits in Europe and Asia, but also through the intricate web of the Ottoman court, where deceit, scheming, and treachery abounded. Inside you will read about...✓ The Makings of a Sultan✓ A Rising Power✓ The Besieged Island✓ Court Life, Consorts, and Counsellors✓ King Ferdinand and Vienna✓ To the Edges of the Map✓ T...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Specific Groups, History, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 37 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 30 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Clarion of Syria: A Patriot's Call against the Civil War of 1860

by Butrus al-Bustani

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. When Nafir Suriyya—“The Clarion of Syria”—was penned between September 1860 and April 1861, its author Butrus al-­Bustani, a major figure in the modern Arabic Renaissance, had witnessed his homeland undergo unprecedented violence in what many today consider Lebanon’s first civil war. Written during Ottoman and European investigations into the causes and culprits of the atrocities, The Clarion of Syria is both a commentary on the politics of state intervention and social upheaval, and a set of visions for the future of Syrian society in the wake of conflict.   This translation makes a key historical document...

Genre: History, Middle East, Education & Reference, Writing, Research & Publishing Guides
Size: 178 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The House of Nahyan: The Story of an Arabian Dynasty

by James Edmonds

They are one of the world's most powerful families. They control the world's largest sovereign wealth fund. Their combined holdings are estimated to be worth a trillion dollars, far outweighing any of the largest publicly listed companies. Yet they are the most secretive of dynasties, obsessive about their privacy and uninterested in publicity. They are the Al-Nahyan, the hereditary rulers of oil-rich Abu Dhabi – a family of once obscure, nomadic camel-herders who rose to become powerful players on the global stage, influencing geopolitics and growing the richest family business now in existence. Their story is one of high drama and folly, palace intrigue and seas of oil and money, of all the benefits and disillusionment of the modern world.In The House of Nahyan, James Edmonds examines...

Genre: History, Middle East
Size: 185 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 27 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.90 / 5
4 reviews

He Will Rule as God: Ancient Israel History, An Old Testament Commentary

by Anthony Pellegrino

On Sale For Short Time!!!He Will Rule as God unveils the true history of ancient Israel and Judah. The controversial publication is an in-depth examination, but also an unbiased and objective commentary on the first fourteen books of the Old Testament.He Will Rule as God deciphers the time-forgotten events that occurred in pre-exilic Palestine. Although the biblical stories of the Old Testament have confounded people for centuries, this book finally conveys the underlying meaning and origin of the myths and in so doing, reveals the lost history of the Holy Land. Furthermore, the research also details how independent religious factions in ancient Israel and Judah united not only their institutions, but also their histories. These endeavors created a unified Israel nation and thereby a new a...

Genre: History, Middle East, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Bible & Other Sacred Texts, Christianity, Judaism
Size: 482 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 26 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Cyrus the Great: A Life from Beginning to End

by Hourly History

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Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, History, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 32 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

To Destroy Jerusalem (The Jerusalem Spy Series)

by Howard Kaplan

Rich in historical detail, TO DESTROY JERUSALEM is a thrilling tale of espionage, nationalism, and fate When a neutron source— a necessary component in triggering a nuclear explosion— is stolen in New York, the CIA calls on Shai Shaham, the legendary Mossad field agent. To trace the stolen neutron source, Shai needs to locate where and how those behind the theft are obtaining plutonium so he heads to Amsterdam to meet Ramzy Awwad, the Palestinian agent who Shai had been ordered to kill at the end of a mission together. He doesn’t know if Ramzy is more likely to help stop the plotters or join the Palestinian people in the midst of the first intifada (uprising) in the Occupied Territories.Set in 1990, TO DESTROY JERUSALEM is the tale of a terrifying plot that spans the globe, from Ri...

Genre: History, Middle East, Literature & Fiction, World Literature, Jewish, Action & Adventure, Travel
Size: 332 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 25 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Language between God and the Poets: Ma‘na in the Eleventh Century (Berkeley Series in Postclassical Islamic Scholarship Book 2)

by Alexander Key

A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press’s Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. In the Arabic eleventh-century, scholars were intensely preoccupied with the way that language generated truth and beauty. Their work in poetics, logic, theology, and lexicography defined the intellectual space between God and the poets. In Language Between God and the Poets, Alexander Key argues that ar-Raghib al-Isfahani, Ibn Furak, Ibn Sina (Avicenna), and Abd al-Qahir al-Jurjani shared a conceptual vocabulary based on the words ma‘na and haqiqah. They used this vocabulary to build theories of language, mind, and reality that answered perennial questions: how to structure language and reference, how to describe G...

Genre: History, Middle East, Literature & Fiction, History & Criticism, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Education & Reference, Words, Language & Grammar, Religion & Spirituality, Islam, Other Eastern Religions, Antiquarian & Rare Books, Criticism & Theory, History of Books
Size: 322 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

I Am Cyrus: Harry S. Truman and the Rebirth of Israel

by Craig von Buseck

Improbable, if not impossible. How could a people who’d been scattered for two millennia reestablish a homeland on their ancient soil?Against all odds, an irresistible desire to return grew in courageous Jewish men and women who set out to rebuild their decimated homeland.Help came first through Great Britain’s pledge to restore Palestine to the Jews. Britain, however, nearly reneged on that promise just as the Jews faced the Nazi Holocaust.Near the end of WWII, an unlikely man rose to the presidency of the United States. Harry S. Truman, a farmer and failed business owner, would decide not only the fate of Jewish survivors but also the future of their homeland.As a vote approached in the fledgling United Nations, pressure mounted. Truman slammed the White House doors shut to all who w...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 24 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Lost City of Ubar: The History and Legends of the Ancient Arabian City Known as the Atlantis of the Sands

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes excerpts of medieval accounts*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsThe story of Atlantis has captured the minds and hearts of historians, scientists, artists, and writers for millennia, and yet, it never ceases to amaze people when told that the only literary evidence that exists comes from a single 4th century BCEE author. The Athenian philosopher Plato, famous for his dialogues in which the Socratic Method was invented, was the first writer to mention the mysterious continent of Atlantis. In his works Timaeus and Critias, Plato outlines the beginning of the story of Atlantis, but the Critias, where the longer and more detailed account takes place, was never finished and, therefore, has become the mysterious germ for millennia...

Genre: History, Middle East
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Battle of Vienna (1683): The History and Legacy of the Decisive Conflict between the Ottoman Turkish Empire and Holy Roman Empire

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes online resources and a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contents“Ours are treasures unheard of . . . tents, sheep, cattle and no small number of camels . . . it is victory as nobody ever knew before, the enemy now completely ruined, everything lost for them. They must run for their sheer lives . . . General Starhemberg hugged and kissed me and called me his saviour.” – Polish King John III Sobieski There are certain events that are famous not so much in themselves, noteworthy as they might be, but on account of their role in the context of history. Seismic shifts pivot upon the outcome of such events, and many of them come from battles, for it is an unfortunate but irrefutable fact of history that humanity is shaped by the force of arms...

Genre: History, Europe, Middle East
Size: 79 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

100 THINGS YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT ISRAEL (TRIVIA COLLECTIONS Book 1)

by SHING SCHIH

Knowledge is infinite. Life is a continuous process of learning. The series of Trivia Collections gather knowledge from different subjects. If you are eager for knowing more about the world, this Trivia Collections could best suit your interest. Including 100 Q & A with informative explanation, you can learn about the common knowledge as well as something you seldom think about. This trivia, with the subject matter as Israel, will help you gain a deeper insight into every aspects of Israel, including but not limited to its culture, history, geography, etc.Israel - When people hear about the Middle East, thoughts related to religious traditions come to mind, antiquities, great events that marked an era as well as conflicts that continue to this day. Israel is a Middle Eastern country that h...

Genre: History, Middle East
Size: 97 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 23 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

Israel: People, Places, and Events that Shaped the History of Israel

by Noa Landau

History of IsraelIsrael is a unique country, and its history is a mere testament to that. This book’s aim is to track the history of Israel back to ancient times, the patriarchs, the exodus, the most influential Kings, as well as other critical events that inevitably marked its development. This is the story of a nation that fought hard to establish a country. It is the story of a nation that went through a rebirth process after living in diaspora for centuries. We are confident that you will find this book appealing if you want to expand your understanding of Israel and its history!Buy This Book Now!...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, World
Size: 39 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Judea And Samaria: It’s Time To Annex

by Dov Ivry

The book begins this way.

This is my 51st book, all but six non-fiction. I started churning them out less than four years ago when I realized that thanks to Internet you can self-publish. I’m in my 70s and I was looking for something to do. Normally I don’t start writing until I do the research and understand the subject. I plunged forward here and about 35 pages in I discovered there is a hidden dimension that I was only vaguely aware of and did not give much weight. The result is that this book has an unusual structure. I’ve left the first part as I wrote it because it stands as it is and it is what any reasonable person might say. Then I’m going off the deep end into the hidden dimension and things will appear quite differently.

I haven’t the slightes...

Genre: History, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 75 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

The Richest Man in Babylon

by George S. Clason

Beloved by millions, this timeless classic holds the key to all you desire and everything you wish to accomplish. This is the book that reveals the secret to personal wealth. Countless readers have been helped by the famous “Babylonian parables,” hailed as the greatest of all inspirational works on the subject of thrift, financial planning, and personal wealth. In language as simple as that found in the Bible, these fascinating and informative stories set you on a sure path to prosperity and its accompanying joys. Acclaimed as a modern-day classic, this celebrated bestseller offers an understanding of — and a solution to — your personal financial problems that will guide you through a lifetime. This is the book that holds the secrets to keeping your money — and making more. The R...

Genre: Business & Investing, Economics, Finance, History, Middle East, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Accounting & Finance
Size: 72 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

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Israel Defense Force Brigadier General Gal Hirsch has taken part in all of Israel’s military confrontations since 1982, leaving a unique signature on a wide scope of strategic thinking owing to his deep understanding of operational art and military planning. In 2009, Hirsch’s autobiographical book in Hebrew, War Story, Love Story, was published and instantly appeared on the Israeli bestseller list where it stayed for many months. The description of his own personal journey offers deep, open-minded, and critical insights into the most significant milestones in Israel’s defense in the past 30 years, in which he played a key role.This new, revised, and reconceived English edition of the book offers international readers a comprehensive, one-of-a-kind, contextual description of Israeli n...

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Professionals & Academics, Specific Groups, History, Middle East, Military, Nonfiction
Size: 450 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Iran: Make Love not War: Sex, Drugs and Rock'n'Roll on the Silk Road

by Mary Jane Walker

“THE first thing I saw at the border was a man’s butt as he stuffed smuggled cigarettes down his trousers. I met prostitutes whose profession was sanctioned as temporary marriage by clerics. I was offered alcohol and all the drugs under the sun in the north, and saw illegal pubs with people drinking. And I saw the most fabulous crown jewels and palaces anywhere.“All this I experienced travelling overland and learning tips to pass on to you. I saw Tehran, the Shah’s Golestan Palace, Persepolis, Isfahan, Shiraz, and Yazd. Many women took their hijabs off whenever they could, and people played music under the bridges of Isfahan. I discovered the ancient religion of Zoroastrianism and visited its funeral towers where the dead were laid out to be eaten by vultures. These were near the S...

Genre: History, Middle East, Travel, Specialty Travel
Size: 287 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.80 / 5
5 reviews

Sarmatians and Scythians: A Captivating Guide to the Barbarians of Iranian Origins and How These Ancient Tribes Fought Against the Roman Empire, Goths, Huns, and Persians

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of the Sarmatians and Scythians, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Masters of the horse, the Scythians and Sarmatians opened the Eurasian Steppe to nomadic civilizations like it had never seen before. For the first time, a group of tribes sharing a common culture called the Steppe their home, adapting themselves to its harshness. Born out of this environment, a very particular way to live was adopted and later spread to peoples of Central Asia—the pastoral nomadic lifestyle. It would be the bane of organized armies of great empires, as the excellent mobility granted by their superior horse-riding skills were no match compared to the slow, organized infantry.The tale of the Scythians and Sarmatians have lasted through history, an...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East
Size: 57 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 21 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.40 / 5
3 reviews

Flight From Syria: Refugee Stories

by Hugh Eakin

Flight from Syria: Refugee Stories features the writing and photography of nine Pulitzer Center grantees– journalists who reported on Syrian refugees between 2012 and 2015. Their travels took them from Syria to Sweden, and from crowded camps to cramped apartments in city suburbs. Each of the journalists– Hugh Eakin, Lauren Gelfond Feldinger, Stephen Franklin, Joanna Kakissis, Alia Malek, Holly Pickett, Alisa Roth, Alice Su, and Selin Thomas– lends a unique perspective. Originally published in Al Jazeera, BBC News, Guernica, In These Times, Marketplace, NPR, The Atlantic and The New York Review of Books, these stories tell of an abandoned homeland, an indifferent world, and an uncertain future. They trace the history of one of the biggest displacements of modern times– provi...

Genre: History, Middle East, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 186 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Mamluks: The History and Legacy of the Medieval Slave Soldiers Who Established a Dynasty in Egypt

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsEgypt in the 14th century was a glorious kingdom to behold. Spice merchants from Europe, Asia and Africa sailed up the Nile River to the great port city of Alexandria, carrying riches such as silk, jewels and spices. Cairo, the capital of Egypt, was the greatest city in the Islamic world, with a larger population and more wealth and splendor than any city in Europe. Cairo was a shining pinnacle of cosmopolitan splendor in the medieval world, and besides being a major trading hub, Cairo was famous for its scholars and intellectual class, offering countless academic opportunities for scholars across the Islamic world. The culture of Cairo was dynamic and famous for its wide range of intellectual debate...

Genre: History, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 64 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Zionism: And the Question of Jewish Identity

by Bejarano Gutierrez, Juan Marcos

Zionism, in its simplest form, was the movement for the establishment of a Jewish state in the historic land of Israel. Today it remains the movement dedicated to the ongoing existence of a Jewish state. But Zionism was a challenge to many traditional perspectives on Jewish identity. Many events including the breakdown of rabbinic authority, the rise of Shabbati Zevi, the rise of Hasidim, and the Jewish Enlightenment contributed to the Zionist movement. Today, Israeli society has transformed Zionism. This short book surveys these critical phases of Jewish history and the part they played in the evolution of Jewish identity and self-definition....

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, World
Size: 45 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Telling Our Story: Recent Essays on Zionism, the Middle East, and the Path to Peace

by Einat Wilf

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Genre: History, Middle East
Size: 220 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 20 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

My Darling Spies: Inside The Arab-Israeli Conflict: The Untold Stories of the Most Intriguing Spies

by Afiane MD

The Arab-israeli conflict is arguably the longest and most perpetual conflict in modern history.Furthermore, it also the most controversial among all other conflicts. Intelligence and espoinage played a decisive role in that conflict .Many books have been written on that conflict tackling it from different perspectives.However, one of the least covered topics has alwys been the Arab spies who worked for the Mossad. In this book ,you will read the real stories of female spies who were recruited by the Israeli intelligence told from an unbiased standpoint....

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Middle East, Nonfiction, True Accounts
Size: 24 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 19 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon: The History and Legacy of France’s Administration of the Levant after World War I

by Charles River Editors

*Includes pictures*Includes a bibliography for further reading*Includes a table of contentsThe United Nations is one of the most famous bodies in the world, and its predecessor, the League of Nations, might be equally notorious. In fact, President Woodrow Wilson’s pet project was controversial from nearly the minute it was conceived. At the end of World War I, Wilson's pleas at the Paris Peace Conference relied on his Fourteen Points, which included the establishment of a League of Nations, but while his points were mostly popular amongst Americans and Europeans alike, leaders at the Peace Conference largely discarded them and favored different approaches. British leaders saw their singular aim as the maintenance of British colonial possessions. France, meanwhile, only wanted to ensure ...

Genre: History, Europe, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 60 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 18 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Israel's Impossible Era: Israeli Giants - The Human Element in U.S.-Israel Relations (Israel Biography/Photographs Book 1)

by Dr. Joyce Starr

The American-Israeli "love affair": Welcome to a time capsule of feats, memories and over 70 rare, historic photos - when the "giants" of Israel achieved the impossible time and again, frustrating and infuriating U.S. leaders, yet shaping and strengthening U.S.- Israel ties. When American Jews longed to be appreciated by "heroic" Israelis and Israeli leaders longed to be respected by U.S. counterparts. When Americans were viewed as rich and spoiled, while Israelis risked all. How long will Jewish and Christian supporters - and future generations - remember the greatest generation in Jewish history? How much has changed since Israeli giants left the stage? The author provides a first-hand account of an Israeli and Jewish era like none other....

Genre: History, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 255 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.90 / 5
5 reviews

Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World

by Avi` Jorisch

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Genre: Business & Investing, Reference, History, Middle East, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Accounting & Finance, Professional Science, Science & Math, Technology
Size: 284 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 reviews

Sumerian Mythology: Captivating Myths of Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures of Ancient Sumer and Their Importance to the Sumerians

by Matt Clayton

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 94 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

Iranian History: A Captivating Guide to the Persian Empire and History of Iran, Starting from the Achaemenid Empire, through the Parthian, Sasanian and ... Empire to the Afsharid and Qajar Dynasty

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of Iran, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Five captivating manuscripts in one book:Achaemenid Empire: A Captivating Guide to the First Persian Empire Founded by Cyrus the Great, and How This Empire of Ancient Persia Fought Against the Ancient Greeks in the Greco-Persian WarsParthian Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Enemy of the Roman Republic and Roman EmpireSasanian Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Neo-Persian Empire that Ruled Before the Arab Conquest of Persia and the Rise of IslamThe Safavid Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Persian Empire That Fought Against the Ottomans in the Ottoman–Safavid WarThe Afsharid and Qajar Dynasty: A Captivating Guide to Two Iranian Dynasties Who Ruled Persia from 1736 to 1925In part 1 of...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 278 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

DEBACLE: The Persian Gulf War Revealed Volume 3

by Mark R. Gery

Volume 3 includes the balance of Part 3 of DEBACLE: The Persian Gulf War Revealed. The reader is first placed at Public Shelter No. 25 in suburban Baghdad, Iraq, early in the morning of February 13th, 1991, just as two US laser-guided bombs strike the undefended structure. Due to another mistake by the US Air Force, several hundred Iraqi civilians perished in a concrete caldron of fire, steam and smoke. While American military leaders attempted to blame Saddam Hussein for the tragic mishap, public outcry in the Middle East and beyond forced the Bush Administration to swing the remaining bombing campaign away from Iraq's capital at a critical juncture in the war. Volume 3 then outlines the competing political and military pressures in Washington for launching the main ground phase of the...

Genre: History, Middle East
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Transforming Socio-Natures in Turkey: Landscapes, State and Environmental Movements (Routledge Environmental Humanities)

by Onur İnal

This book is an exploration of the environmental makings and contested historical trajectories of environmental change in Turkey. Despite the recent proliferation of studies on the political economy of environmental change and urban transformation, until now there has not been a sufficiently complete treatment of Turkey's troubled environments, which live on the edge both geographically (between Europe and Middle East) and politically (between democracy and totalitarianism).The contributors to Transforming Socio-Natures in Turkey use the toolbox of environmental humanities to explore the main political, cultural and historical factors relating to the country’s socio-environmental problems. This leads not only to a better grounding of some of the historical and contemporary debates on the...

Genre: History, Middle East, Science & Math, Environment, Nature & Ecology
Size: 242 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.80 / 5
5 reviews

Sasanian Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Neo-Persian Empire that Ruled Before the Arab Conquest of Persia and the Rise of Islam

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating History of the Sasanian Empire Free History BONUS Inside! Too often people tend to disregard Iranian history and its ancient empires as so-called bad guys, often barbaric and bloodthirsty, lacking the culture, morals, and finesse of westerners. Yet this is far from the truth. Starting from the first Persian Empire under the Achaemenids, culture, and achievements of the ancient Iranian states were astonishing, influencing nations far outside their borders. And that influence was probably the strongest during the Sasanian Empire which is today considered the pinnacle of ancient Iranian civilization and culture. In this captivating history book, you will discover how important the Sasanian Empire was to history and how their legacy became an integral part of what we ...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 77 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

Suleiman the Magnificent: A Captivating Guide to the Longest-Reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

by Captivating History

Explore the Captivating History of Suleiman the MagnificentFree History BONUS Inside!Suleiman the I probably knew of other monarchs and celebrities we might recognize: Ferdinand and Isabella II of Aragon; King Henry VIII and his infamous trail of wives; and Charles the V, the Holy Roman emperor who dressed in black for the majority of his life. Columbus had set off to sail the ocean blue just two years before Suleiman’s birth. William Shakespeare was just two years old when Suleiman died, as was Galileo Galilei. During his reign Suleiman the Magnificent guided the Ottoman Empire through its golden age of trade and expansion. His reign changed the face of the world and the lives of millions of people, and his name echoes down to us in the present day. Suleiman the Magnificent wasn’t qui...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 52 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

COMM UP: A Marine's Reflections on the Opening of the Iraq War

by AARON Albers

March 19, 2003 and America is on the eve of war. In the Kuwaiti desert, thousands of young Americans and their coalition partners stand ready to start the war against Iraq, if ordered too. Many of them would be facing combat for the first time, and each of them carry their own thoughts and worries, which would change from day to day; the initial drive into Iraq and the early problems in the war, the weather and operational pause to the fall of Baghdad. And then getting home. Now 15 years after his involvement in the invasion, Aaron Albers commemorates the anniversary by sharing his story of a time when he was one of the thousands involved in the drive to Baghdad....

Genre: History, Americas, Middle East, Military
Size: 46 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 16 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.60 / 5
5 reviews

Babylon: A Captivating Guide to the Kingdom in Ancient Mesopotamia, Starting from the Akkadian Empire to the Battle of Opis Against Persia, Including Babylonian Mythology and the Legacy of Babylonia

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 14.66 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

The Fall of Constantinople: A Captivating Guide to the Conquest of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks that Marked the end of the Byzantine Empire

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 54 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.20 / 5
4 reviews

Parthian Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Enemy of the Roman Republic and Roman Empire

by Captivating History

Explore the most enduring empire of the ancient Near EastFree History BONUS Inside!Few nations were able to not only parry but also defeat the mighty Roman Empire, rivaling it in almost all segments. One of those was the Parthian empire, cultural and traditional successor of the more famous Achaemenid Persian empire that was brought down by the Alexander the Great. Indeed, the Parthians are recognized as one of the toughest enemies the Romans ever fought, and rightfully so. Parthian soldiers put the Roman legions to the test, making them prove their worth. Yet by looking at the Parthian empire solely as the "great enemies of Rome," it is easy to overlook other important parts of Parthian history. Simply by changing our perspective, we are able to see that the Parthians were not only warri...

Genre: History, Ancient, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 64 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Ten Commandments of God In Islam Bilingual Edition English & Spanish

by Muhammad Vandestra

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Genre: History, Middle East, Religion & Spirituality, Christianity, Islam
Size: 599 kb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.90 / 5
5 reviews

The Spy's Gamble (The Jerusalem Spy Series)

by Howard Kaplan

“Kaplan is...without peer in his grasp of the delicate and explosive relationship between the Israelis and the Palestinians. This is a thriller in the best tradition of the genre.” -Los Angeles TimesWhen the Israeli Prime Minister boards a new stealth submarine in Norfolk, Virginia intending a celebratory ride and the sub vanishes, it sets in motion a suspenseful story that intertwines the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with a story of what could be.Shai Shaham—an Israeli intelligence officer—contacts old friend and adversary Ramzy Awwad—a former PLO intelligence officer and one of the great writers of his people—for help in locating the missing prime minister. But can they trust each other? Can their friendship withstand the turbulent political landscape?Eli Bardi...

Genre: History, Middle East, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure, Travel
Size: 263 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.90 / 5
5 reviews

Hammurabi: A Captivating Guide to the Sixth King of the First Babylonian Dynasty, Including the Code of Hammurabi

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 103 pages
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Rating: 4.70 / 5
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Salvation in the Sun (The Lost Pharaoh Chronicles Book 1)

by Lauren Lee Merewether

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Genre: History, Africa, Ancient, Middle East, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Fantasy, Teen & Young Adult, Biographical
Size: 1.92 mb
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Rating: 4.50 / 5
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Ur: A Captivating Guide to One of the Most Important Sumerian City-States in Ancient Mesopotamia

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Middle East, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Bible & Other Sacred Texts, Christianity
Size: 16.28 mb
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Rating: 3.70 / 5
4 reviews

Ancient Israel: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Israelites, Starting From their Entry into Canaan Until the Jewish Rebellions against the Romans

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 86 pages
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Rating: 3.60 / 5
4 reviews

The Ancient Canaanites: A Captivating Guide to the Canaanite Civilization that Dominated the Land of Canaan Before the Ancient Israelites

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 145 pages
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Rating: 3.60 / 5
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Mesopotamia: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Mesopotamian History and Civilizations, Including the Sumerians and Sumerian Mythology, Gilgamesh, Ur, Assyrians, Babylon, Hammurabi and the Persian Empire

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the remarkable history of Mesopotamia, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Seven captivating manuscripts in one book:Sumerians: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Sumerian History, Sumerian Mythology and the Mesopotamian Empire of the Sumer CivilizationGilgamesh: A Captivating Guide to Gilgamesh the King and the Epic of GilgameshUr: A Captivating Guide to One of the Most Important Sumerian City-States in Ancient MesopotamiaAssyrian History: A Captivating Guide to the Assyrians and Their Powerful Empire in Ancient MesopotamiaBabylon: A Captivating Guide to the Kingdom in Ancient Mesopotamia, Starting from the Akkadian Empire to the Battle of Opis Against Persia, Including Babylonian Mythology and the Legacy of BabyloniaHammurabi: A Captivating Guide to the Sixt...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 627 pages
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Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Children of the Magi: A Sacred History of the Kurds and the Persians

by Christopher Crossan

Few societies on earth are as privileged as the Kurds and Persians. Unlike other nations and continents, the people living in Mesopotamia, the Zagros mountains, and Persia have witnessed some of the key historical events affecting all humanity which were recorded in the sacred writings of the Jews. These include the dispersion of Noah’s grandchildren, the building of the tower of Babel, the deportation of the Jews, the arrival of the prophet Daniel, the rise of Queen Esther, the commissioning of Ezra the high priest, and the visit of the Magi to Bethlehem. Four Medo-Persian kings - Darius, Cyrus, Xerxes, and Artaxerxes - are mentioned in these writings. Furthermore, the primeval events of history took place in Mesopotamia, including the creation of Adam and Eve, the garden of Eden, the f...

Genre: History, Middle East, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Bible & Other Sacred Texts, Christianity
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

DEBACLE: The Persian Gulf War Revealed Volume 1

by Mark Gery

Volume 1 of DEBACLE: The Persian Gulf War Revealed lays out the underpinnings of the 1991 Gulf conflict between Iraq and an international coalition led by the United States. This includes the unique nature of the Iraqi Arab Rebirth regime (1968-2003), the history of US involvement in the Middle East, and the political campaign against Saddam Hussein and Iraq that began in early 1989. Along the way, the book explores the events of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, the founding of the state of Israel, the Arab-Israeli conflict, and the Iran-Iraq War. Special attention is given to the development of Iraqi military power during the 1980s and the increased US involvement in the Persian Gulf region during that same time period.Volume 1 concludes with the buildup in ...

Genre: History, United States, Middle East
Size: 398 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

Dispatches: Stories from War Zones, Police States and Other Hellholes

by Michael J. Totten

Prize-winning author and award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten returns with a riveting tour of some of the worst places on earth in the early 21st century.From crumbling Havana, Cuba—still stubbornly communist decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall—to a comparatively upscale Hanoi, Vietnam, still struggling to free itself from Chinese-style authoritarian rule. From a nightmarish Libya under the deranged Moammar Qaddafi, to an exhausted, polarized and increasingly fanatical Egypt before the Arab Spring finally ripped the region to pieces. From the Lebanese border during the devasting war between Israel and Hezbollah, to Iraq in the grips of an insurgency mounted by the murderous precursor to ISIS. Partly a collection of Totten’s best previously published work, Dispa...

Genre: History, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 237 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

Son of a Meddah

by NuFaShe

His parents had named him Sahl, meaning "easy," hoping that he would have a simple and happy life. Maybe if they had named him "difficult" it would actually have turned out that way. Born at the turn of the 20th century in the Ottoman Empire, Sahl had already experienced an earthquake, an assassination attempt on the sultan, the death of a family member, and his Empire's crushing defeat in the Balkans, which included a serious injury to his father, all before he was even a teenager. Hence, by the time World War I started, there wasn't really much Sahl hadn't been through. Until, of course, he finds who the Empire believes to be the root cause of all its problems and has sentenced to annihilation hiding in the back of his caravan.

SON OF A MEDDAH is a young adult historical nov...

Genre: History, Middle East, Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction, Historical Fiction, Nonfiction, Coming of Age
Size: 197 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.10 / 5
4 reviews

Babylon: A History From Beginning to End (Mesopotamia History Book 4)

by Hourly History

Babylon* * *Download for FREE on Kindle Unlimited + Free BONUS Inside!* * *Read On Your Computer, MAC, Smartphone, Kindle Reader, iPad, or Tablet.Of all the cities of ancient Mesopotamia, Babylon is virtually the only one which is still remembered today. The very word Babylon has entered the lexicon of popular understanding as a synonym for decadence and wealth. But what do we really know about the history of this once mighty city?Inside you will read about...✓ King Hammurabi and the Babylonian Empire✓ The Persian Conquest✓ Alexander the Great Enters Babylon✓ Babylon Falls✓ Babylon in the BibleAnd much more!Babylon first became important in the eighteenth century BCE under the rule of King Hammurabi. However, it barely survived his death before it was conquered, first by the Hitt...

Genre: History, Middle East, World, Nonfiction
Size: 41 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.00 / 5
4 reviews

The Safavid Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Persian Empire That Fought Against the Ottomans in the Ottoman–Safavid War

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 54 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

5 routes to explore Istanbul in 5 days

by Xavier Molina

"5 routes to explore Istanbul in five days, " is a book that visits the city of the two continents in a fun way, reaching levels of travel literature. By one side is a practical travel guide that recommends five routes to know the city in five days. By the other side the book also details how the Turks live, their daily life, their history, and also analyzes political tensions and culture of a country which is torn between the western and eastern. Thanks to the Turks, albeit indirectly, exists the myth of Dracula, Cervantes wrote Don Quixote and Columbus discovered America. All this objectively reported by the author who has lived in the country and even married to a woman of Turkish nationality.

The book is full of details and amusing anecdotes, making it easy reading. You ca...

Genre: History, Middle East, Nonfiction, Travel, Europe
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

The Term Democracy throughout the Islamic History

by Fatima Al-Barwari

The long-lasting swell of the „Arab Spring“ [arab. al-Rabīʻ al-ʻArabī], a Nations Movement which has extended from its Birthplace in Tunisia to the Arabian Peninsula and beyond, was at its core a national call for social and political change and security, fairness and equality under a noncorrupted rule of law. Most importantly it was a „Bread Revolution“ [arab. thawrat al-ʻaysh], reflecting the radical hardships of affording nourishments the people have been facing daily.For similar demands, the people of Egypt, Libya, Sudan, and Algeria aroused and infected States such as Syria, Yemen, and Bahrain. Through my researches I was aiming to discover the realism behind some voices chanting for Democracy during the revolutionary „Arab Spring“ uprisings all over the Middle East a...

Genre: History, Africa, Middle East
Size: 124 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.80 / 5
5 reviews

Ancient Civilizations: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Canaanites, Hittites and Ancient Israel and Their Role in Biblical History

by Captivating History

If you want to discover the captivating history of the ancient Canaanites, Hittites and ancient Israelites, then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Three captivating manuscripts in one book:The Ancient Canaanites: A Captivating Guide to the Canaanite Civilization that Dominated the Land of Canaan Before the Ancient IsraelitesHittites: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Anatolian People Who Established the Hittite Empire in Ancient MesopotamiaAncient Israel: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Israelites, Starting From their Entry into Canaan Until the Jewish Rebellions against the RomansThe Hittites, Canaanites, and Israelites were three ancient civilizations entwined with one another. None of the trio would have existed without the influence of the other two, especially since they li...

Genre: History, Ancient, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 260 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
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Ottoman Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Rise and Fall of the Ottoman Empire, The Fall of Constantinople, and the Life of Suleiman the Magnificent

by Captivating History

If you want to discover captivating stories of people and events of the Ottoman Empire then keep reading...Free History BONUS Inside!Three captivating manuscripts in one book:The Ottoman Empire: A Captivating Guide to the Rise and Fall of the Turkish Empire and its Control Over Much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia, and North AfricaThe Fall of Constantinople: A Captivating Guide to the Conquest of Constantinople by the Ottoman Turks that Marked the end of the Byzantine EmpireSuleiman the Magnificent: A Captivating Guide to the Longest-Reigning Sultan of the Ottoman EmpireThe Ottoman world was nothing like an exotic fairytale featuring tyrant sultans, mean pashas, and ill-fated harem women. The true stories of genuine sultans and princes are a bit more complicated and no less exciting. Inc...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 185 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.10 / 5
4 reviews

The Persian Empire: A Captivating Guide to the History of Persia, Starting from the Ancient Achaemenid, Parthian, and Sassanian Empires to the Safavid, Afsharid, and Qajar Dynasties

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 13 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 5.00 / 5
5 reviews

DEBACLE: The Persian Gulf War Revealed Volume 2

by Mark Gery

Volume 2 of DEBACLE starts by offering the reader one of the only detailed presentations of Iraq's invasion of Kuwait on August 2, 1990. Then comes the first Bush administration's concerted efforts to promote and organize a massive US military response to the invasion, irrespective of the wishes of several Arab states, many members of the United Nations, and most of the American public. Concurrent with this is the large-scale preparation for war by the US military as well as the Iraqi side. The key goals for the war are explained in detail, as well as the White Houses efforts to block or otherwise derail all moves toward a diplomatic solution to the crisis. Volume 2 of DEBACLE then spells out the first phase of the Gulf War itself. Iraq's brazen and demoralizing SCUD attacks on Israel ...

Genre: History, Americas, United States, Middle East, Military, Nonfiction
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

Fallgirls (Open Access): Gender and the Framing of Torture at Abu Ghraib (Classical and Contemporary Social Theory)

by Ryan Ashley Caldwell

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Genre: History, Middle East, Politics & Social Sciences, Women's Studies
Size: Unknown
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 May 2020 onward PDT/PST 

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