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  • The Dressmaker of Khair Khanaby Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.99

    "We're far more accustomed to?and comfortable with?seeing women portrayed as victims of war who deserve our sympathy rather than as resilient survivors who demand our respect?"   Former ABC journalist Gayle Tzemach Lemmon tells the riveting true story of Kamila Sidiqi and other women of Afghanistan in the wake of the Taliban?s fearful rise to... more...

  • American Engineer in Afghanistanby Marjorie Jewett Bell

    University of Minnesota Press 1948; US$ 72.00

    An American Engineer in Afghanistan was first published in 1948. The legend of Afghanistan as "The Forbidden Country" grew chiefly from a warning of the British Indian Government which once guarded the Afghan frontier north of the Khyber Pass -- "It is absolutely forbidden to cross this border into Afghanistan." A glance at the... more...

  • Forbidden Lessons in a Kabul Guesthouseby Damien Lewis; Suraya Sadeed

    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...

  • Did Desert Shield lead to Desert Hate? A Case Study of Anti-Americanism in Saudi Arabiaby Michael Schmid

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 41.84

    Hauptbeschreibung This book is a critical analysis of potential Arab/Islamic anti-Americanism in Saudi Arabia. The significance of the Gulf War of 1990/1991 and the resulting stationing of US troops inside the Saudi kingdom for the Arab/Islamic anti-Americanism will be analyzed. Hereby, this project seeks to investigate whether the reactions to the... more...

  • Conflict in Afghanistanby Frank A. Clements

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 85.00

    This work is a comprehensive A-Z study of the history of conflict in Afghanistan from 1747 to the 21st century. It considers the origins and root causes of conflict in Afghanistan, the country's cultural and ethnic structure, and the important subjects of geography and climate. more...

  • Rescuing Afghanistanby William Maley

    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...

  • Verteidigung am Hindukusch?by Georg Löfflmann

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 30.04

    Der militärische Einsatz der Bundeswehr in Afghanistan offenbart ein strategisches Dilemma deutscher Sicherheitspolitik. In der jüngsten Vergangenheit wurden deutsche Soldaten zwar zu Wiederaufbau-, Überwachungs- und Stabilisierungsmissionen herangezogen, die direkte militärische Bekämpfung gegnerischer Kräfte bildete in den bisherigen Auslandseinsätzen... more...

  • L' Occident imaginaireby Nassib Samir El-Husseini

    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...

  • Strike and Destroyby Stjepan G. Mestrovic

    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...

  • Die arabische Revolutionby Frank Nordhausen; Thomas Schmid

    Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 9.53

    Hauptbeschreibung Die arabische Welt wird seit dem Frühjahr 2011 von Aufständen erschüttert. Von Marokko bis zum Persischen Golf gehen die Menschen gegen korrupte Regime auf die Straße und fordern den Sturz der Diktatoren. In Tunesien, Ägypten und Libyen erzwingen sie den Rücktritt der Machthaber. In Syrien geht das Regime gewaltsam gegen Demonstranten... more...