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MY SAGA: Serbia under Sensless Obscene Bombing - 1999 (illustrated) By Milos Subotincic
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The Nato vs. Yugoslavia war started on March 24th, 1999 and finished officially on June 19th, 1999. After 41 days of demonstrating and listening to speeches against this obscene war, in front of the... More > American Consulate (Toronto), I reached my personal breaking point. Overnight I made a decision to fly to Belgrade. I didn't feel I had any other choice. I arrived there on May 2nd and returned to Canada on July 20th. During that period I wrote 20 LETTERS to my dear ones via e-mail. Through "war-marketing" they were exposed to NATO's version only and I felt it was my duty to show them the way I saw it. Fully illustrated.< Less
Reading Rumi in Sarajevo By Emin Lelic
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An outstanding look at the role of Rumi's Sufi order, the Mevlevis, in the Balkans. Read how the great poetic masterpiece, the Mathnawi, has been preserved in Bosnia-Hercegovina.
Las páginas bektashi By Naim Frasheri
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El Fletore e Bektashinjet de Naim ha previsto un puente entre Este y Oeste, entre pasado y futuro. Aunque, muchos críticos orientalistas vieron este trabajo como un movimiento para hacer del... More > nacionalismo albanés la fe del pueblo albanés, aunque evidentemente no lo era. Este texto no es nada más que una llama para usar el vaso ético del camino Bektashi y las tendencias universales dentro de él para ayudar a establecer una nación que pueda ser ambos, Oriental y Occidental, y que no pierde su alma. Es también un recuerdo a los líderes de las comunidades Bektashis para que recuerden sus deberes éticos.< Less
THE STARS ARE DIFFERENT: MY SAFARI By Bridget Medley
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This is the story of my life as a journey and a rite of passage. This safari encompasses my ancestral roots, education, work and some of my journeys. I include adventures in England, Ireland, the... More > Balkans, Uzbekistan and sub-Saharan Africa.< Less
World War 2 In Review No. 62: Yugoslavia At War By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. The following articles on Yugoslavia in World War II are in this issue: (1) World War II in Yugoslavia; (2) Royal Yugoslav Armed Forces; (3) Yugoslav 7th... More > Army; (4) Invasion of Yugoslavia; (5) Yugoslav Accession to the Tripartite Pact; (6) Yugoslav Coup d'état; (7) Uprising in Serbia, 1941; (8) Battle of Loznica, 1941; (9) Capture of Banja Koviljača; (10) Chetniks; (11) Adriatic Campaign of World War II; (12) Yugoslavia and the Allies; (13) Hungarian Occupation of Yugoslav Territories; (14) Communist Purges in Serbia in 1944–45; (15) Air Warfare in Yugoslavia; (16) Operation Retribution, 1941; (17) Balkan Air Force; (18) Allied Bombing of Yugoslavia in World War II; (19) Vjesnik; (20) Chetnik Command; (21) Banat (1941–44); (22) Italian Governorate of Montenegro; (23) German Occupied Territory of Montenegro; (24) Liberation Front of the Slovene Nation; (25) World War II Reparations Towards Yugoslavia. 318 B&W/color photos/maps/illustrations.< Less
The End of Adolescence By Nathan Hoturoa Gray
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It's an Age where human behaviour changes dramatically between each subsequent generation, (especially given the rapid pace of technology), the 3rd Millennium proving to contain the biggest... More > challenges and opportunities for our species in recorded history. Given the rise of modern medicine and a lack of crippling World Wars, Generation X has had the privilege to experience an extra 10 to 15 years of 'Adolescence' than generations that have come beforehand. This longevity and the enormous freedom to explore the world is unlikely to continue into the long term given the resource constraints imposed by our burgeoning population - the book looking at the challenges faced by global societies as we seek to find a harmonious balance with the one planet we have been blessed with. 'Indeed, Man begets Man but Land does not beget Land.'< Less
The tiller of the times By Connie Stamos
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Enlarged paperback edition of modern Greek poetry, English translation only. Includes translator's notes and 2 appendices explaining mythological and historical references. Glossy colour cover /... More > black and white interior. What is the connection between ancient Greek culture, folk lore, history and the long-suffering Greek citizen of today? The poet, a respected lawyer in the troubled EU state of Greece, opens a window for the reader into his inner world. He unfolds his ethics and aesthetics by exploring variations on three themes: a) Insights into moments that seem to be "frozen" in history; b) the musings of the modern-day philosopher; and c) the folk songs, history and lore of the poet's native Epirus. Poignant and evocative, this poetry (original text written in Greek by Augerinos Andreou, English translation by Connie Stamos) reflects life in the countryside as well as urban living: the rich tapestry that makes up Greece today.< Less
The tiller of the times By Connie Stamos
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Small pocket paperback, English translation of modern Greek poetry, includes prologue and translator's introductory notes. Glossy colour cover / black and white interior. What is the connection... More > between ancient Greek culture, folk lore, history and the long-suffering Greek citizen of today? The poet, a respected lawyer in the troubled EU state of Greece, opens a window for the reader into his inner world. He unfolds his ethics and aesthetics by exploring variations on three themes: a) Insights into moments that seem to be "frozen" in history; b) the musings of the modern-day philosopher; and c) the folk songs, history and lore of the poet's native Epirus. Poignant and evocative, this poetry (original text written in Greek by Augerinos Andreou, English translation by Connie Stamos) reflects life in the countryside as well as urban living: the rich tapestry that makes up Greece today. Also available as i) an ebook and ii) a larger paperback edition with additional notes.< Less
Mobile Book Cards of the World: World War 1, World War 2 By Renzhi Notes
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The Mobile Book (Smartphone Book) contains 115 pictures, Illustrates WW1 and WW2. You can read the book by iPad or smartphone(some need install epub file reader).
THE SAINTLY EXPLOITS OF HAJJI BEKTASHI VELI By Huseyin Abiva
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This Vilayetname is a classic work on the life of the 13th-century Islamic mystic, Hajji Bektash Veli who is the eponymic founder of a popular dervish brotherhood that is often viewed in modern times... More > as the embodiment of both Turkish and Balkan folk Islam. Although not as recognized in the West as his contemporary Mevlana Rumi (d. 1271), the reputation of Hajji Bektash has long spilled over the borders of Anatolia, and he is a figure known and venerated not only by Turks but by Muslims throughout the Balkans.< Less

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