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the great war for civilisation: the conquest of the middle east by robert fisk

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  • The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East

    by Robert Fisk ...
    Robert Fisk’s bestselling eyewitness account of the events that have shaped the Middle East is alive with vivid reporting and incisive historical analysis.The history of the Middle East is an epic story of tragedy, betrayal and world-shaking events. It is a story that Robert Fisk has been reporting for over thirty years. His masterful narrative spans the most volatile regions of the Middle East, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Great War for Civilisation

    The Conquest of the Middle East

    by Robert Fisk ...
    A sweeping and dramatic history of the last half century of conflict in the Middle East from an award-winning journalist who has covered the region for over forty years, The Great War for Civilisation unflinchingly chronicles the tragedy of the region from the Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revolution; from the American hostage crisis in Beirut to the Iran-Iraq War; from the 1991 Gulf War to ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Age of Jihad

    Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East

    From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East’s disintegrationThe Age of Jihad charts the turmoil of today’s Middle East and the devastating role the West has played in the region from 2001 to the present. Beginning with the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, Cockburn explores the vast geopolitical struggle that is the Sunni–Shia conflict, a clash ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Great War in the Middle East

    A Clash of Empires

    series Routledge Studies in First World War History
    Traditionally, in general studies of the First World War, the Middle East is an arena of combat that has been portrayed in romanticised terms, in stark contrast to the mud, blood, and presumed futility of the Western Front. Battles fought in Egypt, Palestine, Mesopotamia, and Arabia offered a different narrative on the Great War, one in which the agency of individual figures was less neutered by ... Read more

    $54.99 USD

  • The Fall of the Ottomans

    The Great War in the Middle East

    by Eugene Rogan ...
    The thrilling and definitive history of World War I in the Middle EastBy 1914 the powers of Europe were sliding inexorably toward war, and they pulled the Middle East along with them into one of the most destructive conflicts in human history. In The Fall of the Ottomans, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan brings the First World War and its immediate aftermath in the Middle East to vivid life, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

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    The Fall of the Ottomans

    The Great War in the Middle East

    by Eugene Rogan ...
    Narrated by Derek Perkins ...

    Unabridged

    17 hours 26 min

    In The Fall of the Ottomans, award-winning historian Eugene Rogan brings the First World War and its immediate aftermath in the Middle East to vivid life, uncovering the often ignored story of the region's crucial role in the conflict. Bolstered by German money, arms, and military advisors, the Ottomans took on the Russian, British, and French forces and tried to provoke jihad against the Allies ... Read more

    $21.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • A Land of Aching Hearts

    The Middle East in the Great War

    A century after the Great War, the experiences of civilians and soldiers in the Middle East during those years have faded from memory. A Land of Aching Hearts traverses ethnic, class, and national borders to recover the personal stories of those who endured this cataclysmic event, and their profound sense of sacrifices made in vain. ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • Spies in Arabia

    The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

    by Priya Satia ...
    At the dawn of the twentieth century, British intelligence agents began to venture in increasing numbers to the Arab lands of the Ottoman Empire, a region of crucial geopolitical importance spanning present-day Iraq, Jordan, Syria, and Saudi Arabia. They were drawn by the twin objectives of securing the land route to India and finding adventure and spiritualism in a mysterious and ancient land. ... Read more

    $37.99 USD

  • Spies in Arabia

    The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain's Covert Empire in the Middle East

    by Priya Satia ...
    At the dawn of the twentieth century, British intelligence agents began to venture in increasing numbers to the Arab lands of the Ottoman Empire, a region of crucial geopolitical importance spanning present-day Iraq, Jordan, Syria, and Saudi Arabia. They were drawn by the twin objectives of securing the land route to India and finding adventure and spiritualism in a mysterious and ancient land. ... Read more

    $37.99 USD

  • The Great War and the Middle East

    by Rob Johnson ...
    The First World War in the Middle East swept away five hundred years of Ottoman domination. It ushered in new ideologies and radicalised old ones - from Arab nationalism and revolutionary socialism to impassioned forms of atavistic Islamism. It created heroic icons, like the enigmatic Lawrence of Arabia or the modernizing Atatürk, and destroyed others. And it completely re-drew the map of the ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • Remembering the Great War in the Middle East

    From Turkey and Armenia to Australia and New Zealand

    This book addresses the conflicts, myths, and memories that grew out of the Great War in Ottoman Turkey, and their legacies in society and politics. It is the third volume in a series dedicated to the combined analysis of the Ottoman Great War and the Armenian Genocide.In Australia and New Zealand, and even more in the post-Ottoman Middle East, the memory of the First World War still has an ... Read more

    $97.99 USD

  • The Early Muslim Conquest of Syria

    An English Translation of al-Azdī’s Futūḥ al-Shām

    series Culture and Civilization in the Middle East
    This book narrates the battles, conquests and diplomatic activities of the early Muslim fighters in Syria and Iraq vis-à-vis their Byzantine and Sasansian counterparts. It is the first English translation of one of the earliest Arabic sources on the early Muslim expansion entitled Futūḥ al-Shām (The Conquests of Syria).The translation is based on the Arabic original composed by a Muslim author, ... Read more

    $48.99 USD