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Regional Threats And Security Strategy: The Troubling Case Of Today’s Middle East By Strategic Studies Institute & James A. Russell
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Nearly 5 years after the United States invaded Iraq, the tremors from this cataclysmic event are still reverberating in the region and around the world. A new generation of jihadist extremists is... More > gaining experience on the battlefields of Iraq, and what passes for political authority seems increasingly wielded by nonstate groups via the point of a gun. All the surrounding states view developments in Iraq with varying levels of disquiet. Many commentators believe that the invasion has become the most important regional event framing political and military affairs since the 1967 Six-Day War. The war has dramatically altered internal political dynamics throughout the region, placing the regimes and their historically close relations with the United States under new pressures. All these forces are converging to frame a new strategic challenge to the United States and the international community, which has vital economic and political interests in ensuring regional stability and security.< Less
The “People Power” Travel Superbook: Book 23. Middle East Travel Guide By Tony Kelbrat
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The Middle East is technically the area south of Turkey between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf even though several North African countries like Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco and Djibouti,... More > a small country south of Egypt, probably feel they're more Arab than African. The kingdom of Bahrain is made up of 33 small islands in the Arabian Gulf near Saudi Arabia. It's a popular tourist destination.Based on what I've read, the situation in Iran is not as oppressive as we're made to believe by the mainstream news. Some people say they are having a good time in Iran. Based on the photographs I've seen, it looks like a thriving country. They're even skiing up north. The language is Farsi, not Arabic. Jerash is an ancient Roman city. Petra is an ancient city. The United Arab Emirates is composed of 7 emirates. Dubai is the major city. Dubai has the largest building and largest shopping mall in the world.< Less
East India Merchants in Wimbledon:The Diary of George and Gertrude Walker, 1860-63 By Denis Mollison
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George Walker married Susan Gertrude Liddell in 1847 in Madras. In 1850 he founded his own company there, which was to last well into the 20th century. But the years of this diary (1860-63) find... More > George and Gertrude living in Wimbledon, visiting the Great Exhibition of 1862, hearing Jenny Lind (and their own local nightingales) sing and Dickens read, and taking long seaside holidays on the south coast and in Scotland. George's wide business contacts, Gertrude's more than fifty cousins, and their location near London give them a busy social life, with visitors from India, Ceylon, Scotland and Cornwall. They already have five children, and two more are born during the period of the diary. Their close friends William and Elizabeth Sim move into Cottenham Park, `the finest house near London', during the period of the diary, for what was to prove a brief and tragic stay.< Less
Mega Book: Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East By Maximillien De Lafayette
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Mega book: Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East. Two volumes in one: “A-Z. Also available in 2 separate volumes.... More > This encyclopedia lists and defines approximately 125 gods and goddesses, and includes translations of Akkadian, Sumerian, Chaldean, and Assyrian texts and tablets by a noted scholar and one of the world’s most distinguished linguists, who authored more than 20 encyclopedic dictionaries and 3 encyclopedias on the languages, culture, religion, and history of the ancient Middle East, and Near East. The encyclopedia is highly recommended to universities’ professors who teach those fields, as well as to all those who are interested in the culture, religions and civilizations of the ancient world.< Less
Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East. V.II By Maximillien De Lafayette
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Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East. Volume II: “I-Z” (Igigi-Zerpanitum) from a set of two volumes.... More > Published by Times Square Press. New York and Berlin. This encyclopedia lists and defines approximately 125 gods and goddesses, and includes translations of Akkadian, Sumerian, Chaldean, and Assyrian texts and tablets by a noted scholar and one of the world’s most distinguished linguists, who authored more than 20 encyclopedic dictionaries and 3 encyclopedias on the languages, culture, religion, and history of the ancient Middle East, and Near East. The encyclopedia is highly recommended to universities’ professors who teach those fields, as well as to all those who are interested in the culture, religions and civilizations of the ancient world.< Less
Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East. Vol.I By Maximillien De Lafayette
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Encyclopedia of Gods and Goddesses of Mesopotamia Phoenicia, Ugarit, Canaan, Carthage, and the Ancient Middle East. Volume I: “A-H” (Aa-Husbishag) from a set of two volumes. Published by... More > Times Square Press. New York and Berlin. This encyclopedia lists and defines approximately 125 gods and goddesses, and includes translations of Akkadian, Sumerian, Chaldean, and Assyrian texts and tablets by a noted scholar and one of the world’s most distinguished linguists, who authored more than 20 encyclopedic dictionaries and 3 encyclopedias on the languages, culture, religions, and history of the ancient Middle East, and Near East. The encyclopedia is highly recommended to universities’ professors who teach those fields, as well as to all those who are interested in the culture, religions and civilizations of the ancient world, and Anunnaki’s enthusiasts.< Less
Volume 0513, 66th (East Lancashire) Infantry Division --- 6th Armoured Division (South Africa) By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 0513, 66th (East Lancashire) Infantry Division---6th Armoured Division (South Africa) Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and... More > a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 2700, Grade I listed churches in the East Riding of Yorkshire and the City of York --- Graeme Hunt By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2700, Grade I listed churches in the East Riding of Yorkshire and the City of York---Graeme Hunt Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human... More > knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 2125, Eddie Rodriguez (Texas) --- Eden and John's East River String Band By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2125, Eddie Rodriguez (Texas)---Eden and John's East River String Band Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 2110, East Wing West Wing (Hong Kong Drama) --- Eau Claire Masonic Temple By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 2110, East Wing West Wing (Hong Kong Drama)---Eau Claire Masonic Temple Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less

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