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- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 13.81
Wendepunkte der Geschichte - alle Hintergründe und Fakten 711 n. Chr.: Die Straße von Gibraltar wird für einfallende muslimische Truppen zum Eingangstor nach Spanien. Nachdem die Westgoten von Tariq bin Ziyad geschlagen werden, ist die islamische Eroberung der Iberischen Halbinsel nicht mehr aufzuhalten. Manchmal verändern wenige Minuten, eine einzige... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 26.25
The key to understanding the Arab world ? today and in the future ? lies in unlocking its past. John McHugo unfolds centuries of political, social and intellectual development, from the Roman Empire right up to the present day. Taking the reader beyond the headlines, McHugo presents a series of turning points in Arab history: the mission of the Prophet... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 97.00
The aim of this volume is to investigate the topic of Substance and Attribute. The way leading to this aim is a dialogue between Islamic and Western Philosophy. Our project is motivated by the observation that the historical roots of Islamic and of Western Philosophy are very similar. Thus some of the articles in this volume are dedicated to the history... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 42.95
Sean Maloney, the first Canadian military historian to go into battle since the Korean War, brings the intensity of near-fatal experiences in southern Afghanistan to his description of events in 2006 when the Taliban insurgency threatened to overwhelm the U.S.-led coalition. He explains how the shift from small-scale guerilla attacks and urban terrorism... more...
- PublicAffairs 2013; US$ 28.99
One Hundred Victories is a portrait of how—after a decade of intensive combat operations—special operations forces have become the go-to force for US military endeavors worldwide. Linda Robinson follows the evolution of special ops in Afghanistan, their longest deployment since Vietnam. She has lived in mud-walled compounds in the mountains and... more...
- RAND Corporation 2012; US$ 9.95
India and Pakistan have very different visions for Afghanistan, and they seek to advance highly disparate interests through their respective engagements in the country. This paper reviews the countries' interests in Afghanistan, how they have tried to further their interests, how Afghanistan navigates their rivalry, and the rivalry's implications... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 99.95
Britain, Denmark and Germany all deployed soldiers soon after the 9/11 attacks, yet their role in Afghanistan and the casualty rates suffered, have been vastly different. This book looks at how their casualties influenced the framing of the war by analysing the political discourse about the casualties, how the media covered the repatriation and the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 64.99
The United Nations mediator for the Afghanistan conflict and a foreign policy analyst provide their own interpretations of the negotiations that helped to end the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. They describe how the ideological hard line taken by the Reagan administration prolonged the conflict. more...