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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
In the wake of the Ottoman Empire?s nineteenth-century reforms, as guilds waned and new professions emerged, the scholarly ?estate? underwent social differentiation. Some found employment in the state?s new institutions as translators, teachers and editors, whilst others resisted civil servant status. Gradually, the scholar morphed into the public... more...
- Hyperion 2011; US$ 24.99
Includes a Reading Group Guide and Author Q&A “ For years, Suraya Sadeed has worked tirelessly to help the people of her war-scarred homeland. This terrific memoir is the story of her struggles, her sacrifices, and her hopes. It is the moving life story of a remarkable woman who has overcome personal... more...
- University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 19.95
Moving far beyond clumsy stereotypes of Afghan affairs, William Maley shows that only a long-term commitment from the wider world ? of a type that is rarely if ever found ? offers a reasonable prospect of rescuing Afghanistan from the dangers it continues to face. more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1998; US$ 29.25
Quelle est la représentation que le monde arabe se fait de l'Occident? En retraçant les principaux événements historiques ayant eu un impact décisif sur cette perception, en identifiant le moment historique où l'on a pris conscience de l'existence de l'Occident et en relatant les phénomènes d'idéalisation... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 23.95
In a "spontaneous-combustion theory" of war crimes, Jeremy Morlock and 11 other soldiers were charged with having murdered 3 Afghans, as if they just spontaneously did monstrous things. But in an extraordinary court-martial the Defense showed that in fact the atrocities originated in a failure of leadership and a dysfunctional brigade climate.... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 35.54
Im Dezember 2001 wurde auf dem deutschen Petersberg ein ehrgeiziges Ziel gefasst: Afghanistan sollte befriedet, neu aufgebaut und demokratisiert werden. Doch zwischen dem Sturz der Taliban Ende 2001 und dem angekündigten Strategiewechsel des amerikanischen Präsidenten Obama im Dezember 2009 liegen rund acht erfolglose Jahre Krieg und Wiederaufbau am... more...
- Saqi 2013; US$ 10.99
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$ 0.00
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... more...
- Lumina Media 2014; US$ 9.99
Regarded as the turning point of the American Civil War, Gettysburg commemorates a three-day battle that took place in an unimportant? Pennsylvania town over one hundred and fifty years ago. From the first shots fired at 7:30 a.m. on July 1, 1863 in a field west of Gettysburg, along the Chambersburg Pike, to Robert E. Lee?s losing gamble known as... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.99
The war in Afghanistan is over ten years old. It has cost countless lives and hundreds of billions of pounds. Politicians talk of progress, but the violence is worse than ever. In this powerful and shocking exposé from the front lines in Helmand province, leading journalist and documentary-maker Ben Anderson (HBO, Panorama, and Dispatches) shows... more...