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- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00
In late June 2005, media sources recounted the tragic story of nineteen U.S. special operations personnel who died at the hands of insurgent / terrorist leader Ahmad Shah- and the lone survivor of Shah's ambush-deep in the Hindu Kush Mountains of Afghanistan. The harrowing events of Operation Red Wings marked an important-yet widely misreported-chapter... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78
Between 2006 and 2013 journalist Nick Allen travelled to Afghanistan to 'embed' himself with soldiers on the front in the war against the Taliban. He was posted with military units from many countries, including Britain, America, Finland, Poland, Sweden, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Denmark and Estonia, and spent time with the Royal Gurkha Rifles,... more...
- Basic Books 2014; US$ 29.99
In the earliest years of the war in Afghanistan, after the Taliban fell to an American-led coalition, the fight there appeared to be a triumph—a “good war? in comparison to the debacle in Iraq. Now, thirteen years after it began, it has turned into the longest war in U.S. history, as well as the most profligate; at an estimated $4 to $6 trillion,... more...
- C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 30.96
Als im Jahr 1099 die Ritter des ersten Kreuzzugs Jerusalem eroberten, nahmen sie einen feindlichen ?islamischen Orient? wahr ? und übersahen die zahlreichen Christen und Juden sowie die innerislamischen Gegensätze. Heinz Halm korrigiert das bis heute fortwirkende und auch von Muslimen gepflegte Bild von einem religiös einheitlichen Morgenland. So farbig... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Bangladesh is the most densely populated nation in the world. Bangladesh's landscape is dominated by the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers and often experiences massive floods during the monsoon season. This work offers practical information for those seeking to learn more about this country's rich history and dramatic climate. more...
- Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 49.99
- 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...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2011; US$ 12.62
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Providing an account of the recent revolutions or reform movements that constituted part of the Arab Spring, this book focuses on these transformative processes in a North African context. Whilst the longer term outcomes of the Arab Spring revolts are not entirely clear, the revolutionary or reform processes in North Africa are further along... more...