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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 23 September 2019 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 23 September 2019 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 22 September 2019 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 20 September 2019 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 20 September 2019 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 19 September 2019 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 18 September 2019 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 18 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.90 / 5
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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 17 September 2019 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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.60 / 5
4 reviews

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
Free eBook download for Kindle from 17 September 2019 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 16 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.40 / 5
4 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 16 September 2019 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 16 September 2019 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 16 September 2019 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 15 September 2019 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 15 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

The Pitfalls of Protection: Gender, Violence, and Power in Afghanistan

by Torunn Wimpelmann

At 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. Since the 2001 overthrow of the Taliban government in Afghanistan, violence against women has emerged as the single most important issue for Afghan gender politics. The Pitfalls of Protection, based on research conducted in Afghanistan between 2009 and 2015, locates the struggles over gender violence in local and global power configurations. The author finds that aid flows and geopolitics have served as both opportunities and obstacles to feminist politics in Afghanistan. Showing why Afghan activists often chose to use the leverage of Western powers instead of entering into either protracted negotiations with powerful...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government, Social Sciences, Women's Studies
Size: 204 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Finding Jerusalem: Archaeology between Science and Ideology

by Katharina Galor

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. Archaeological discoveries in Jerusalem capture worldwide attention in various media outlets. The continuing quest to discover the city’s physical remains is not simply an attempt to define Israel’s past or determine its historical legacy. In the context of the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it is also an attempt to legitimate—or undercut—national claims to sovereignty. Bridging the ever-widening gap between popular coverage and specialized literature, Finding Jerusalem provides a comprehensive tour of the politics of archaeology in the city. Through a wide-ranging discussion of the material evidence, Ka...

Genre: History, Ancient, Middle East, Nonfiction, Religion & Spirituality, Judaism
Size: 272 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 15 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.70 / 5
5 reviews

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 Africa

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 100 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Hittites: A Captivating Guide to the Ancient Anatolian People Who Established the Hittite Empire in Ancient Mesopotamia

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Nonfiction, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 103 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 3.80 / 5
4 reviews

Sumerians: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Sumerian History, Sumerian Mythology and the Mesopotamian Empire of the Sumer Civilization

by Captivating History

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Genre: History, Ancient, Middle East, Nonfiction
Size: 6.57 mb
Free eBook download for Kindle from 14 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.30 / 5
4 reviews

Israel's Edge: The Story of The IDF's Most Elite Unit - Talpiot

by Jason Gewirtz

How will Israel keep its strategic edge over an increasingly dangerous Iran? Israel has been preparing for this day by creating a special and secretive IDF unit called Talpiot.

Instead of being trained to fight, the few soldiers each year selected for Talpiot are taught how to think. In order to join this unit they have to commit to being in the army for ten years, rather than the three years a normal soldier serves.

Talpiots are taught advanced level physics, math and computer science as they train with soldiers from every other branch of the IDF. The result: young men and women become research and development machines. Talpiots have developed battle ready weapons that only Israel's top military officers and political leaders know about. They have also dramatical...

Genre: Business & Investing, Economics, History, Middle East, Military, Nonfiction, Professional & Technical, Accounting & Finance
Size: 256 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

The Persianate World: The Frontiers of a Eurasian Lingua Franca

by Nile Green

A free open access ebook is available upon publication. Learn more at www.luminosoa.org. Persian is one of the great lingua francas of world history. Yet despite its recognition as a shared language across the Islamic world and beyond, its scope, impact, and mechanisms remain underexplored. A world historical inquiry into pre-modern cosmopolitanism, The Persianate World traces the reach and limits of Persian as a Eurasian language in a comprehensive survey of its geographical, literary, and social frontiers. From Siberia to Southeast Asia, and between London and Beijing, this book shows how Persian gained, maintained, and finally surrendered its status to imperial and vernacular competitors. Fourteen essays trace Persian’s interactions with Bengali, Chinese, Turkic, Punjabi, and other ...

Genre: History, Middle East, Education & Reference, Foreign Language Study & Reference
Size: 368 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 12 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

Rating: 4.50 / 5
5 reviews

Mesopotamian Myths: A Captivating Guide to Myths from Mesopotamia and Sumerian Mythology

by Matt Clayton

If you're looking for a captivating collection of Mesopotamian myths, then keep reading...This book includes two captivating manuscripts:Mesopotamian Mythology: A Captivating Guide to Ancient Near Eastern MythsSumerian Mythology: Captivating Myths of Gods, Goddesses, and Legendary Creatures of Ancient Sumer and Their Importance to the SumeriansIn the first part of this book, you'll find the following Mesopotamian myths and topics coveredCreation MythsTales of Gods and GoddessesSelections from the Epic of GilgameshAnd much, much more!In the second part of this book, you'll find the following Sumerian myths and topics coveredTales of Gods and GoddessesTales of Kings and HeroesInanna and the Huluppu TreeEnkidu in the UnderworldGilgamesh and HuwawaGilgamesh and AgaAnd much, much more!So if you...

Genre: History, Historical Study, Middle East, Education & Reference, Schools & Teaching
Size: 169 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 11 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

US Nation-Building in Afghanistan (Open Access)

by Conor Keane

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Genre: History, Asia, Middle East, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
Size: 256 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

The Epic of Kings- Hero Tales of Ancient Persia (Wisehouse Classics - The Authoritative Edition)

by Ferdowsi Tusi, Abuʾl-Qasim

The Shahnameh, also transliterated as Shahnama (“The Book of Kings”), is a long epic poem written by the Persian poet Ferdowsi between c. 977 and 1010 CE and is the national epic of Greater Iran. Consisting of some 50,000 “distichs” or couplets (2-line verses), the Shahnameh is the world's longest epic poem written by a single poet. It tells mainly the mythical and to some extent the historical past of the Persian Empire from the creation of the world until the Islamic conquest of Persia in the 7th century. Today Iran, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan and the greater region influenced by the Persian culture (such as Georgia, Armenia, Turkey and Dagestan) celebrate this national epic.The work is of central importance in Persian culture, regarded as a literary masterpiece, and definitive of t...

Genre: History, Middle East, Literature & Fiction, Classics, Poetry, Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Philosophy, Religion & Spirituality, Religious Studies, Epic
Size: 236 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 10 September 2019 onward PDT/PST 

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