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Echoes of Empire: An Accidental Historian’s Journey Through the Post-Ottoman World By James S. Kessler
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There is no dearth of news, not always of the most cheerful sort, coming out of the broad geographic arc of the vast territory that once constituted the mighty Ottoman Empire. The Arab Spring... More > continues to reshape regions, an economic crisis is tearing apart Greece, pirates off the Horn of Africa are terrorizing ships, and conflicts in the Caucasus and Balkans are simmering. In Echoes of Empire: An Accidental Historian’s Journey through the Post-Ottoman World, James S. Kessler chronicles his travels through a dizzying array of cultures, religions, languages, and political systems found within many of the former Ottoman Empire’s possessions in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Drawing upon his experience as a historian and educator, Kessler explores how the shared Ottoman past—and how that past is remembered—continues to play a role in the post-imperial present in the more than forty countries that constitute the post-Ottoman world.< Less
Echoes of Empire: An Accidental Historian’s Journey Through the Post-Ottoman World By James S. Kessler
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There is no dearth of news, not always of the most cheerful sort, coming out of the broad geographic arc of the vast territory that once constituted the mighty Ottoman Empire. The Arab Spring... More > continues to reshape regions, an economic crisis is tearing apart Greece, pirates off the Horn of Africa are terrorizing ships, and conflicts in the Caucasus and Balkans are simmering. In Echoes of Empire: An Accidental Historian’s Journey through the Post-Ottoman World, James S. Kessler chronicles his travels through a dizzying array of cultures, religions, languages, and political systems found within many of the former Ottoman Empire’s possessions in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Drawing upon his experience as a historian and educator, Kessler explores how the shared Ottoman past—and how that past is remembered—continues to play a role in the post-imperial present in the more than forty countries that constitute the post-Ottoman world.< Less
Echoes of Empire: An Accidental Historian’s Journey Through the Post-Ottoman World By James S. Kessler
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There is no dearth of news, not always of the most cheerful sort, coming out of the broad geographic arc of the vast territory that once constituted the mighty Ottoman Empire. The Arab Spring... More > continues to reshape regions, an economic crisis is tearing apart Greece, pirates off the Horn of Africa are terrorizing ships, and conflicts in the Caucasus and Balkans are simmering. In Echoes of Empire: An Accidental Historian’s Journey through the Post-Ottoman World, James S. Kessler chronicles his travels through a dizzying array of cultures, religions, languages, and political systems found within many of the former Ottoman Empire’s possessions in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Drawing upon his experience as a historian and educator, Kessler explores how the shared Ottoman past—and how that past is remembered—continues to play a role in the post-imperial present in the more than forty countries that constitute the post-Ottoman world.< Less
The Book That’s Actually Much Filthier Than The One You Were Looking For By Felicity Grope
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Ever wonder what it would be like if Terry Pratchett decided to write high class erotica? Meet the answer: Felicity Grope, seductress, adventurer, and woman with wrists of steel. Her mission? To... More > man men weep and to make women cry with laughter. Felicity made it her mission to reinvent erotica by putting the filthy first four letters back into ‘comedy’. In this volume of her hilarious short stories, Felicity Grope provides more squeaks of laughter per square inch of rubber-clad plaything than you get in a novelty balloon bending act, even those that make you a hat that looks like a giraffe. So why not join her as she travels to the horn of Africa, heads to America to venture south of the border, and explores the dark side of human sexuality in the company of a man called Bonzo?< Less
Cooking with Nettles - 101+ Ways By Marcus Harrison
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In some parts of the world members of the nettle family are used as a common food, cooked in similar ways to spinach. From Nepal and Northern India, to the Horn of Africa and country folk of Italy,... More > Romania, and Estonia there are still traditions of using nettles for food. In Britain use of nettles is largely within the foraging community, or by chefs looking for an edge over their competitors. Not all nettle greens are equal when it comes to quality, and the recipes allow you to experiment with nettles in a variety of cooking styles and get to know nettle greens as an ingredient. The recipes are based on single person portions so you can learn how to cook nettles without committing large amounts of time, and money on ingredients. Cooking with Nettles is the first comprehensive English language nettle cookbook. The author is one of the UK's best-known foraging authorities having had an interest in wild food plants for nearly forty years and teaching wild food enthusiasts about the subject since 2004.< Less
THE CHASTITY CHRONICLES By Robet Morrison
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THE CHASTITY CHRONICLES A series of three books involving the town of Chastity: CHASTITY: Bert Wojic retired from the Navy to take care of Grandma. He was the Sheriff, his brothers were the mayor... More > and the town priest. Bert hadn't figured on getting a family quite so quickly... JUDGMENT DAY: Bert had never figured on being an assassin any time soon either. But they had killed his family. He decided he would find them; with a little help. And they would pay dearly. PIRATE BAIT: It really wasn't such a bad idea--becoming an assassin, that is. There was a lot of personal satisfaction in it for Bert. When the group was contacted to rid the Horn of Africa of pirates his team leader, Richard Armstrong, took the job. Enjoy! Robert Morrison (robertmorrisonbooks.com)< Less
A Voyage to the South Sea By William Bligh
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A Voyage to the South Sea by William Bligh. In 1787, Bligh took command of the Bounty. In order to win a premium offered by the Royal Society, he first sailed to Tahiti to obtain breadfruit trees,... More > then set course for the Caribbean, where breadfruit was wanted for experiments to see whether it would be a successful food crop for slaves there. The Bounty never reached the Caribbean, as mutiny broke out on board shortly after the ship left Tahiti. The voyage to Tahiti was difficult. After trying unsuccessfully for a month to round Cape Horn, the Bounty was finally defeated by the notoriously stormy weather and forced to take the longer way around Africa (Cape Agulhas). That delay caused a further delay in Tahiti, as he had to wait five months for the breadfruit plants to mature sufficiently to be transported. The Bounty departed Tahiti in April 1789.< Less
THE CHASTITY CHRONICLES By Robet Morrison
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THE CHASTITY CHRONICLES A series of three books involving the town of Chastity: CHASTITY: Bert Wojic retired from the Navy to take care of Grandma. He was the Sheriff, his brothers were the mayor... More > and the town priest. Bert hadn't figured on getting a family quite so quickly... JUDGMENT DAY: Bert had never figured on being an assassin any time soon either. But they had killed his family. He decided he would find them; with a little help. And they would pay dearly. PIRATE BAIT: It really wasn't such a bad idea--becoming an assassin, that is. There was a lot of personal satisfaction in it for Bert. When the group was contacted to rid the Horn of Africa of pirates his team leader, Richard Armstrong, took the job. Enjoy! Robert Morrison (robertmorrisonbooks.com)< Less
Lessons Encountered: Learning From The Long War By National Defense University et al.
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This volume represents an early attempt at assessing the Long War, now in its 14th year. Forged in the fires of the 9/11 attacks, the war includes campaigns against al Qaeda, major conflicts in Iraq... More > and Afghanistan, and operations in the Horn of Africa, the Republic of the Philippines, and globally, in the air and on the sea. The authors herein treat only the campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq, the largest U.S. efforts. It is intended for future senior officers, their advisors, and other national security decisionmakers. By derivation, it is also a book for students in joint professional military education courses, which will qualify them to work in the field of strategy. While the book tends to focus on strategic decisions and developments of land wars among the people, it acknowledges that the status of the United States as a great power and the strength of its ground forces depend in large measure on the dominance of the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force in their respective domains.< Less
AN INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SECURITY AND PEACE By Dr Manoj Kumar Mishra
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This curriculum manual is the culmination of a yearlong exercise in the form of workshops, symposia and seminars by young scholars from South Asia, South East Asia, Middle East and the Horn of... More > Africa, organized by United Nations Mandated University for Peace at Costa Rica. The curriculum titled “An Introduction to Environmental Security and Peace” covers the various aspects and nuances of Peace and Conflict Studies with special reference to Environmental Security, Environmental Conflict and Environmental Peace Building. The curriculum explains in details the various sub-themes of the discipline, the methodology to be adopted in teaching the subject and lesson plan along with an exhaustive bibliography of each session is given for the reader. It is a handy and ready reference book for those who want to be introduced to the arena of Environmental Security and Peace building.< Less

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