The Rise of Islamic State: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution

The Rise of Islamic State: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution

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ISBN Code : 9781784780494
Book Author : Patrick Cockburn
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Total Pages : 288

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The essential �on the ground� report on the fastest-growing new threat in the Middle East, from the winner of the 2014 Foreign Affairs Journalist of the Year AwardBorn of the Iraqi and Syrian civil wars, the Islamic State astonished the world in 2014 by creating a powerful new force in the Middle East. By combining religious fanaticism and military prowess, the new self-d

1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina

1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina

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ISBN Code : 9781511317955
Book Author : Chris Rose
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Total Pages : 327

1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina Book Detail/ Review :

1 Dead in Attic is a collection of stories by Times-Picayune columnist Chris Rose, recounting the first harrowing year and a half of life in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Celebrated as a local treasure and heaped with national praise, Rose provides a roller-coaster ride of observation, commentary, emotion, tragedy, and even humor�in a way that only he could find in

My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gazas Untold Story

My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gazas Untold Story

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ISBN Code : 9780745328812
Book Author : Ramzy Baroud
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Total Pages : 429

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Gaza is the frontline in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and rarely out of the news, this book explores the daily lives of the people in the region, giving us an insight into what is at risk in each round of violence.Ramzy Baroud tells his fathers fascinating story. Driven out of his village to a refugee camp, he took up arms and fought the occupation at

Among My Klediments

Among My Klediments

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ISBN Code : 9780310381709
Book Author : June Carter Cash
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Total Pages : 318

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Signed by June Carter Cash on the Front End Sheet. June Carter cash, wife of 35 years to Johnny Cash, daughter of legendary Maybelle Carter, mother of country singers John, Carlene & Rosanne and a member of the legendary singing Carter family (also a distant cousin to former President Jimmy Carter) shares her childhood memories as well as her life as a famous country e

The Great Wood

The Great Wood

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ISBN Code : 9781841589732
Book Author : Jim Crumley
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Total Pages : 409

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The Great Wood of Caledon � the historic native forest of Highland Scotland � has a reputation as potent and misleading as the wolves that ruled it. The popular image is of an impassable, sun-snuffing shroud, a Highlands-wide jungle infested by wolf, lynx, bear, beaver, wild white cattle, wild boar, and wilder painted men. Jim Crumley shines a light into the darker corners

Can Asians Think?

Can Asians Think?

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ISBN Code : 9789812327895
Book Author : Kishore Mahbubani
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Total Pages : 467

Can Asians Think? Book Detail/ Review :

Asias societies were more culturally and economically advanced than Europes at the end of the first millennium. And yet by the nineteenth century the West had leaped so far ahead that even some Asians themselves harbored images of inferiority.Mahbubanis analysis of the past and predictions for the future amount to a wake-up call to Asians and Westerners alike. In diver

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

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Book Author : David Hume
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Total Pages : 546

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David Humes simplified version of his eralier work, A Treatise of Human Nature. The Enquiry conatined almost all of the material from the Treatise in favor of clarifying and emphasizing its most important aspects

Living on Paper: Letters from Iris Murdoch, 1934-1995

Living on Paper: Letters from Iris Murdoch, 1934-1995

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ISBN Code : 9780701187057
Book Author : Iris Murdoch
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Total Pages : 216

Living on Paper: Letters from Iris Murdoch, 1934-1995 Book Detail/ Review :

Here, for the first time, is Iris Murdochs life in her own words, from her schoolgirl days to her last years.The letters show a great mind at work � we see the young Murdoch struggling with philosophical issues and witness her anguish when a novel won�t come together. As well as her sharp sense of humour and irreverence, they also reveal her personal life, the subject of

Cahiers de la guerre et autres textes

Cahiers de la guerre et autres textes

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ISBN Code : 9782846821568
Book Author : Marguerite Duras
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Total Pages : 518

Cahiers de la guerre et autres textes Book Detail/ Review :

Les Cahiers de la guerre constituent la part la plus exceptionnelle des archives deposees par Marguerite Duras a lInstitut Memoires de ledition contemporaine (Imec) en 1995. Ecrits entre 1943 et 1949, ils ont longtemps ete conserves dans les mythiques armoires bleues de sa maison de Neauphle-le-Chateau ; leur publication donne aujourdhui acces a un document autobiog

Gottland: Mostly True Stories from Half of Czechoslovakia

Gottland: Mostly True Stories from Half of Czechoslovakia

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ISBN Code : 9781612193137
Book Author : Mariusz Szczygiel
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Total Pages : 378

Gottland: Mostly True Stories from Half of Czechoslovakia Book Detail/ Review :

Winner of the Europe Book PrizeOne of Europe�s most preeminent investigative journalists travels to the Czech Republic�the Czech half of the former Czechoslovakia, the land that brought us Kafka�to explore the surreal fictions and the extraordinary reality of its twentieth century.For example, there�s the story of the small businessman who adopted Henry Ford�s ideas on p

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