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Across Persia By Eliot Crawshay-Williams
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Across Persia (1907) is a first-person travel-adventure narrative by British officer Eliott Crawshay-Williams (1879-1962) who in 1903 took an eight-month journey across the deserts of Persia (Iran).... More > Well written prose, insights on life, Indiana Jones-like explorations of ancient sites and observations of Iranian culture and geography make this an enjoyable and valuable addition from the golden age of travel literature. A rare and costly book normally only available from used book dealers, it is reproduced here for the first time as an affordable paperback facsimile of the 1907 edition, made possible in part by The Million Book Project and Internet Archive (free download). New cover art.< 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
Queer Sinister Things: The Hidden History of Iran By Tomas B Phillips
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Phillips delivers a refreshingly honest and deeply compelling narrative of the history of modern Iran. With the feel of a great historical novel, Philips pierces through the ideological biases which... More > have shaped our understanding of the Middle East, Cold War and the Iranian people. On every page we witness the complexity of governing a developing nation torn internally by the demands of “liberal” constitutional republicans, radical Socialists and radical Islamists and externally between the opposing powers of East and West. In Queer Sinister Things, Phillips by-passes the version of events dominant in today’s academic and media circles, relying instead on the stories provided by those who documented developments in and about Iran as they happened. This living history, highly recommended for students, educators, journalists, policy makers and lovers of history everywhere, will forever change your understanding of this ancient land and its people.< Less
Queer Sinister Things: The Hidden History of Iran By Tomas B Phillips
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Phillips delivers a refreshingly honest and deeply compelling narrative of the history of modern Iran. With the feel of a great historical novel, Philips pierces through the ideological biases which... More > have shaped our understanding of the Middle East, Cold War and the Iranian people. On every page we witness the complexity of governing a developing nation torn internally by the demands of “liberal” constitutional republicans, radical Socialists and radical Islamists and externally between the opposing powers of East and West. In Queer Sinister Things, Phillips by-passes the version of events dominant in today’s academic and media circles, relying instead on the stories provided by those who documented developments in and about Iran as they happened. This living history, highly recommended for students, educators, journalists, policy makers and lovers of history everywhere, will forever change your understanding of this ancient land and its people.< Less
The Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Illustrated Edition By Marco Polo
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The Travels of Marco Polo: The Complete Yule-Cordier Illustrated Edition, with almost two hundred illustrations. Marco Polo almost the first European man to reach the wonderful world of East... More > Asia. The Travels of Marco Polo, is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Marco Polo when they where emprisoned together in Genoa, describing Polo's travels through Asia, Persia, China, and Indonesia between 1276 and 1291 and his experiences became at the court of the Mongol leader Kublai Khan. The Travels is divided into four books. Book One describes the lands of the Middle East and Central Asia that Marco encountered on his way to China. Book Two describes China and the court of Kublai Khan. Book Three describes some of the coastal regions of the East: Japan, India, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia, and the east coast of Africa. Finally, Book Four describes some of the recent wars among the Mongols and some of the regions of the far north, like Russia.< Less
Persian Perils By Barry Anderson
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An American’s personal accounts of events in 1978 and 1979 leading up to the Iranian revolution and the fall of the Shah of Iran. Chapters cover evacuation, sightseeing, food & culture and... More > the political chaos during this turbulent period in the Middle East and, specifically, Iran. From the tension at Mehrabad Airport during the desperate evacuation; to the smells and tastes of the kabobs, breads, fruits and desserts on the city streets; to the awe and majesty of Percepolis and Shriaz; to visits to the morgue and jails of Tehran; reading this book will make the reader feel like they are there. A copy of the death threat tacked on the author’s door brings home the tension and stress the American expatriates were experiencing. The book has many pictures taken by the author during his assignment in Tehran. Through the author’s experiences, some humorous and others frightening, the reader will develop a better understanding regarding the great divide between Iran and America that exists even today.< Less
Persian Perils By Barry Anderson
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An American’s personal accounts of events in 1978 and 1979 leading up to the Iranian revolution and the fall of the Shah of Iran. Chapters cover evacuation, sightseeing, food & culture and... More > the political chaos during this turbulent period in the Middle East and, specifically, Iran. From the tension at Mehrabad Airport during the desperate evacuation; to the smells and tastes of the kabobs, breads, fruits and desserts on the city streets; to the awe and majesty of Percepolis and Shriaz; to visits to the morgue and jails of Tehran; reading this book will make the reader feel like they are there. A copy of the death threat tacked on the author’s door brings home the tension and stress the American expatriates were experiencing. The book has many pictures taken by the author during his assignment in Tehran. Through the author’s experiences, some humorous and others frightening, the reader will develop a better understanding regarding the great divide between Iran and America that exists even today.< Less
Persian Perils By Barry Anderson
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Finally in hardcover! An American’s account of events in 1978 and 1979 leading up to the Iranian revolution and the fall of the Shah of Iran. Chapters cover evacuation, sightseeing, culture... More > and the political chaos during this turbulent period in the Middle East and, specifically, Iran. From the tension at Mehrabad Airport during the desperate evacuation; to the smells and tastes of the kabobs, breads, fruits and desserts on the city streets; to the awe and majesty of Percepolis and Shriaz; to visits to the morgue and jails of Tehran; reading this book will make the reader feel like they are there. A copy of the death threat tacked on the author’s door brings home the tension and stress the Americans were experiencing. The book has many pictures taken by the author during his assignment in Tehran. Through the author’s experiences, some humorous and others frightening, the reader will develop a better understanding regarding the great divide between Iran and America that exists even today.< Less
From Baghdad to Jerusalem By Mordechai Yerushalmi
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Who is Abu-Moch? Is he Kadouri Kudsi Zada, a hard-working Jewish businessman from Baghdad? Or is he a Muslim dervish named Nur El Din Khan? Find out when you read this spellbinding true-to-life tale... More > of a shoemaker from Baghdad who, when forced to flee for his life, finds refuge in Iran as a Shi'ite Muslim. Readers of this gripping novel about the inimitable Abu-Moch will gain insight into the Muslim culture that features so prominently in the news. Watch as events move between Iraq and Iran and you will discover the complexity of life for Jews in Muslim countries. When relationships between Jews and Muslims deteriorate in Iraq, the hero and his family are forced to relocate to the newly created State of Israel. The difficulties they face are revealed in their desperate attempt to be absorbed into the Jewish State. As fast-paced as any thriller, this biographical novel offers a penetrating study of immigration. It should be required reading for anyone interested in Middle-Eastern culture!< Less
Two Gay Muslim Couples By Ali
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Ali, the author of this book, is from Tehran, Iran. He belongs to an upper-class Iranian family. He holds an MA in Philosophy and an MA in English literature. He has travelled throughout the Middle... More > East, the subcontinent of Indo-Pakistan, and Europe. He has studied the cultural history of the region very well. He has written this book titled Two Gay Muslim Couples in light of the Muslim culture, which is antagonistic to the gay lifestyle. The protagonists of this novel represent the sad plight of gay men in the Islamic world, where gays are psychologically and physically punished and repressed. Therefore, the purpose of writing this romance is to tell the world that millions of gays in the Muslim world are in desperate need of help from their fellow human beings.< Less

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