Keywords: middle east

Stopping World War Three

Stopping World War Three


Stan Mason

ISBN: 9781306383479
Year of publication: 2013

Stan Mason STOPPING WORLD WAR THREE Chapter One If it wasnt for Primar I would never have been involved at all. The odd fact was that I hardly knew the man. He was a casual acquaintance who had cross my path on a foreign holiday nothing more. Nonetheless, Primar was the kind of man to cash in on a friendship however slender the meeting might have been. I had regarded him as a pleasant individual, generous to a fault, who always insisted on buying the drinks as well as paying for excellent meals. ...

Keywords: Intrigue Middle East Mystery oil Spies and Politics Suspense wealth
Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization

Lost to the West: The Forgotten Byzantine Empire That Rescued Western Civilization


Lars Brownworth

ISBN: 9780307407962
Year of publication: 2010

FOR ANDERS,the great storyteller of our youth CONTENTSNote to ReaderGuide to MapsIntroductionPrologue: Roman Roots1. Diocletians Revolution2. Constantine and the Church Ascendant3. The Pagan Counterstroke4. Barbarians and Christians5. A Dreadful Rumor from the West 6. The Fall of Rome7. The Rise of Peter Sabbatius8. Nika9. Of Buildings and Generals10. Yersinia Pestis11. A Persian Fire12. The House of War13. The Image Breakers14. The Crumbling Empire15. The Turning Tide16. The Glorious House of ...

Keywords: Ancient Ancient - General Byzantine Empire Byzantine Empire - History Civilization General History History - General History History: World Medieval Middle East Middle East - Turkey Rome Western
The Innocents Abroad

The Innocents Abroad


Mark Twain

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2004

THE INNOCENTS ABROAD by Mark Twain Part 1 PREFACE This book is a record of a pleasure trip. If it were a record of a solemn scientific expedition, it would have about it that gravity, that profundity, and that impressive incomprehensibility which are so proper to works of that kind, and withal so attractive. Yet notwithstanding it is only a record of a pic-nic, it has a purpose, which is to suggest to the reader how he would be likely to see Europe and the East if he looked at them with his own ...

Keywords: Europe -- Description and travel Middle East -- Description and travel Voyages and travels
Absurdistan

Absurdistan


Gary Shteyngart

ISBN: 9781588365309
Year of publication: 2006

Gary Shteyngart ABSURDISTAN PROLOGUE Where Im Calling From This is a book about love. The next 338 pages are dedicated with that cloying Russian affection that passes for real warmth to my Beloved Papa, to the city of New York, to my sweet impoverished girlfriend in the South Bronx, and to the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service INS. This is also a book about too much love. Its a book about being had. Let me say that right away: Ive been had. They used me. Took advantage of me. ...

Keywords: Middle East Russians
Aftermath

Aftermath


Nir Rosen

ISBN: 9780786727582
Year of publication: 2010

Nir Rosen AFTERMATH Following the Bloodshed of Americas Wars in the Muslim World To my mother and father for making me who I am, To Tiffany, my love, my challenge, To Dakota, may you defy the world the way you defy me. PRAISE FOR AFTERMATH A searing, first-hand account of the consequences of Americas war on terrorism by one of the most respected voices on the Middle East. Honest, fearless, devastating. No one but Nir Rosen could have written this book. Reza Aslan, author of No god but God and ...

Keywords: Iraq War Islam and politics Middle East