History

History

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History  

  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Culture, History
    Author:  Mohammed Sh. Hassan

    Divided into two parts, this invaluable resource first documents the history of Somali arts from the 1940s onward, and the second part details the productions of some 70 well-known plays.  Included is information about the theaters, directors, producers, and performers.  Illustrations include photographs, facsimiles of playbills, and...

    $36.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  History
    Author:  Siciid Cismaan Keenadiid

    The author presents a timeline and notes on his experiences of the atrocities and horror committed on civilians by warring clan militias during this horrendous time in Somali history.  An estimated 350,000 Somalis die of disease, famine, and civil war.

    $37.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  History
    Author:  Dahir Ali Omar

    Takes the reader on a journey through the wars of Somali history beginning with the Somali-Ethiopian war led by "The Conqueror" Imam Ahmed Gurey, through the various Western occupations, until the days of independence in 1960.

    $37.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  History, Literature
    Author:  Abd al-Rahman al-Kawakibi

    Kawakibi (d.1902) was a Syrian author and prominent intellectual of his time known for his political views and writings.  His political outspokenness against the Ottoman Empire caused him to be intimidated and harassed on a regular basis; and he was even imprisoned. He believed the Ottoman Empire caused the decline of Muslims at that time...

    $36.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  History
    Author:  Najih Mamuri

    An enlightening and illustrated exploration of sexuality in ancient Mesopotamia, the cradle of civilization. A study of artifacts and mythology reveals stories of active female deities. The symbolism calls attention to the feminine and the ritual of sex as a divine act to be celebrated for its role, not only in the creation of life, but in...

    $22.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  History
    Author:  Najdat Fathi Safwat

    An Iraqi diplomat and writer, the author was appointed to the Iraqi Foreign Service where he spent 23 years in various countries around the world and later served as a director general in the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In this interesting and enlightening book, Safwat uncovers a collection of previously top-secet documents by...

    $36.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  History
    Author:  Tim Weiner

    National Bestseller and previously named one of the Best Books of the Year by the Washington Post, here is an inside look at the FBI by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author.  This is the story of the FBI and how it has become the most powerful intelligence service of the United States.

    $43.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  History
    Author:  Ali Muhammad Muhammad Sallabi

    A history of Genghis Khan and the Mongols and their effect on the Islamic Empire.

    $31.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  History, Natural Science
    Author:  Fred Spier

    Available in Arabic for the first time, this book presents a groundbreaking and accessible overview of human history and its place in the overarching history of life, the Earth, and the Universe.  Author, scholar, researcher and lecturer, Fred Spier, offers new theories into the future of humanity with a sweeping view of the past....

    $35.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  Education, History
    Author:  Jonathan R. Cole

    American universities have been credited, among other things, with the discovery of the laser, GPS, MRI, radar, and Viagra. Here the author presents the American university as a national resource that should be supported and protected as a catalyst for economic growth and a source for solutions to the myriad of complex problems dotting the...

    $44.95
  • Language:  Somali
    Subject:  Culture, History
    Author:  Axmed Faarax Idaaja

    Somali oral tradition is brought to life in print in five stories told through generations and researched by the author who traveled to tribal lands to interview elders who were there.

    $32.95
  • Language:  Arabic
    Subject:  History
    Author:  Robert Gerwarth

    Originally published in English by Oxford University Press, the editors present a different perspective of the Great War by examining, not only the war years (1914-18), but also the violent years immediately preceding and following, thus presenting World War I as a war between empires, not simply a European war between nation-states.

    $29.95
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