East to the Dawn

The Life of Amelia Earhart

Author: Susan Butler

Publisher: Da Capo Press

ISBN: 0786745797

Category: History

Page: 520

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Based on ten years of research through archives, letters, and diaries, and on interviews with friends and relatives, this insightful biography includes intricate details about Earhart's career and her fateful last flight.

To see the dawn

Baku, 1920-First Congress of the Peoples of the East

Author: John Riddell

Publisher: Pathfinder Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 344

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How can peasants and workers in the colonial world achieve freedom from imperialist exploitation? By what means can working people overcome divisions incited by their national ruling classes and act together for their common class interests? These questions were addressed by 2,000 delegates to the 1920. Congress of the Peoples of the East.

The Dawn of British Trade to the East Indies As Recorded in the Court Minutes of the East India Company, 1599-1603; Containing an Account of the Form

Author: Henry Stevens

Publisher: Schauffler Press

ISBN: 9781446078600

Category: History

Page: 354

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Warfare in the Ancient Near East to 1600 BC

Holy Warriors at the Dawn of History

Author: William J. Hamblin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113452062X

Category: History

Page: 544

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The only book available that covers this subject, Warfare in the Ancient Near East is a groundbreaking and fascinating study of ancient near Eastern military history from the Neolithic era to the middle Bronze Ages. Drawing on an extensive range of textual, artistic and archaeological data, William J. Hamblin synthesizes current knowledge and offers a detailed analysis of the military technology, ideology and practices of Near Eastern warfare. Paying particular attention to the earliest known examples of holy war ideaology in Mesopotamia and Egypt, Hamblin focuses on: * recruitment and training of the infantry * the logistics and weaponry of warfare * the shift from stone to metal weapons * the role played by magic * narratives of combat and artistic representations of battle * the origins and development of the chariot as military transportation * fortifications and siegecraft *developments in naval warfare. Beautifully illustrated, including maps of the region, this book is essential for experts and non-specialists alike.

Dawn Of British Trade To The

Author: Henry Stevens

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 331

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First Published in 1967. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Modern Middle East

Author: Albert Hourani,Philip S. Khoury,Mary C. Wilson,Mary Christina Wilson

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 9781860649639

Category: History

Page: 680

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The Ottoman Umela and Westernization in the time of Selim III and Mahmud II / Uriel Heyd -- Turkish attitudes concerning Christian-Muslim equality in the nineteenth century / Roderic H. Davison -- Ottoman reform and the politics of notables / Albert Hourani -- Egypt and Europe : from French expedition to British occupation / Roger Owen -- War and society under the Young Turks, 1908-18 / Feroz Ahmad -- Social change in Persia in the nineteenth century / Ann K.S. Lambton -- Middle East economic development, 1815-1914 : the general and the specific / Charles Issawi -- The origins of private ownership of land in Egypt : a reappraisal / Kenneth M. Cuno -- Decline of the family economy in mid-nineteenth century Egypt / Judith Tucker -- Ottoman women, households and textile manufacturing, 1800-1914 / Donald Quataert -- Said Bey - the everyday life of an Istanbul townsman at the beginning of the twentieth century / Paul Dumont -- The crowd in the Persian revolution / Ervand Abrahamian -- Cairo / Andre Raymond -- Religion and secularism in Turkey / Serif Mardin -- From Ottomanism to Arabism : the origin of an ideology / C. Ernest Dawn -- 1919 : labour upsurge and national revolution / Zachary Lockman -- Syrian urban politics in transition : the quarters of Damascus during the French mandate / Philip S. Khoury -- The role of the Palestinian peasantry in the Great Revolt (1936-1939) / Ted Swedenburg -- Of the diversity of Iraquis, the incohesiveness of their society, and their progress in the monarchic period toward a consolidated political structure / Hanna Batatu -- Israel and the Arab coalition in 1948 / Avi Shlaim -- Dilemmas of the Jewish state / David McDowall -- The strange career of Pan-Arabism / Stephen Humphreys -- Nasser 56/Cairo 96 / Joel Gordon -- Iranian revolutions in comparative perspective / Nikki Keddie -- The crisis of religious legitimacy in Iran / Olivier Roy -- Religion, social structure, and political dissent in Saudi Arabia / Mamoun Fandy.

The Dawn That Never Comes

Shimazaki Toson and Japanese Nationalism

Author: Michael Bourdaghs

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231503415

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 312

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A critical rethinking of theories of national imagination, The Dawn That Never Comes offers the most detailed reading to date in English of one of modern Japan's most influential poets and novelists, Shimazaki Toson (1872–1943). It also reveals how Toson's works influenced the production of a fluid, shifting form of national imagination that has characterized twentieth-century Japan. Analyzing Toson's major works, Michael K. Bourdaghs demonstrates that the construction of national imagination requires a complex interweaving of varied—and sometimes contradictory—figures for imagining the national community. Many scholars have shown, for example, that modern hygiene has functioned in nationalist thought as a method of excluding foreign others as diseased. This study explores the multiple images of illness appearing in Toson's fiction to demonstrate that hygiene employs more than one model of pathology, and it reveals how this multiplicity functioned to produce the combinations of exclusion and assimilation required to sustain a sense of national community. Others have argued that nationalism is inherently ambivalent and self-contradictory; Bourdaghs shows more concretely both how this is so and why it is necessary and provides, in the process, a new way of thinking about national imagination. Individual chapters take up such issues as modern medicine and the discourses of national health; ideologies of the family and its representation in modern literary works; the gendering of the canon of national literature; and the multiple forms of space and time that narratives of national history require.

The Dawn of Civilization

4,000 – 500 BC

Author: Sean Ellerker

Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783065435

Category: History

Page: 200

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An absorbing and enlightening adventure through time… This book tells the story of the ancient world from the Fourth Millennium to the Sixth Century BC. All the major civilizations are covered, from the Near East, Egypt and Mediterranean to the great river valleys of India and China and the coastlines of Mexico and Peru. The histories of these cultures have been woven into a compelling and compact narrative, illuminating this formative period and providing a context for the better-known classical era that followed. The Dawn of Civilization tells the story of the earliest kings and queens to grace the historical record, the rise and fall of the first empires, glorious battles, incredible innovations and colourful myths and legends from the works of Homer and the ancient religions. Discover the harsh and uncompromising world of vain Egyptian pharaohs, brutal Assyrian warlords and bloodthirsty barbarian hordes. Marvel at the awe-inspiring age of mystical Cretan priestesses, heroic warriors and earthly wonders such as the Egyptian pyramids and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. Anyone who has not specialised in ancient history could be forgiven for thinking that nothing meaningful happened before the Fifth Century BC, when the western classical age is generally considered to have begun. However the civilized world existed and flourished for an incredible 3,500 years before the classical Greeks first came to prominence. Author Sean Ellerker provides a fresh perspective on antiquity by focusing solely on the ancient world before the rise of Greece and Rome, organising this remarkable period of history into a single volume. The Dawn of Civilization makes this fascinating and multifaceted era accessible to everyone. It is an ideal read for anyone interested in history, archaeology and the classics, including students of these subjects at school or university.

Women Migrants From East to West

Gender, Mobility and Belonging in Contemporary Europe

Author: Luisa Passerini,Dawn Lyon,Enrica Capussotti

Publisher: Berghahn Books

ISBN: 184545278X

Category: History

Page: 344

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Based on the oral histories of eighty migrant women and thirty additional interviews with 'native' women in the 'receiving' countries, this volume documents the contemporary phenomenon of the feminisation of migration through an exploration of the lives of women, who have moved from Bulgaria and Hungary to Italy and the Netherlands. It assumes migrants to be active subjects, creating possibilities and taking decisions in their own lives, as well as being subject to legal and political regulation, and the book analyses the new forms of subjectivity that come about through mobility. Part I is a largely conceptual exploration of subjectivity, mobility and gender in Europe. The chapters in Part II focus on love, work, home, communication, and food, themes which emerged from the migrant women's accounts. In Part III, based on the interviews with 'native' women – employers, friends, or in associations relevant to migrant women – the chapters analyse their representations of migrants, and the book goes on to explore forms of intersubjectivity between European women of different cultural origins. A major contribution of this book is to consider how the movement of people across Europe is changing the cultural and social landscape with implications for how we think about what Europe means. Cover image: Painting by Carla Accardi. Reproduced with the kind permission of Luca Barsi of the Galleria Accademia, Via Accademia Albertina 3/e, 10123 Torino.

The Journey to the East

A Novel

Author: Hermann Hesse

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 1466835095

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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"A great writer . . . complex, subtle, allusive." - New York Times Book Review In simple, mesmerizing prose, Hermann Hesse's Journey to the East tells of a journey both geographic and spiritual. H.H., a German choirmaster, is invited on an expedition with the League, a secret society whose members include Paul Klee, Mozart, and Albertus Magnus. The participants traverse both space and time, encountering Noah's Ark in Zurich and Don Quixote at Bremgarten. The pilgrims' ultimate destination is the East, the "Home of the Light," where they expect to find spiritual renewal. Yet the harmony that ruled at the outset of the trip soon degenerates into open conflict. Each traveler finds the rest of the group intolerable and heads off in his own direction, with H.H. bitterly blaming the others for the failure of the journey. It is only long after the trip, while poring over records in the League archives, that H.H. discovers his own role in the dissolution of the group, and the ominous significance of the journey itself.

Nomadic Societies in the Middle East And North Africa

Entering the 21st Century

Author: Dawn Chatty

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004147926

Category: History

Page: 1

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A volume devoted to an understanding of contemporary nomadic and pastoral societies in the Middle East and North Africa. It recognizes the variable mobile quality of the ways of life of these societies which accommodate the 'nation-state' but remain firmly transnational and highly adaptive.

The Dawn Country

Book Two of the People of the Longhouse Series

Author: W. Michael Gear,Kathleen O'Neal Gear

Publisher: Forge Books

ISBN: 1429991488

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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The epic tale that began in People of the Longhouse continues in this second book of the thrilling new Iroquois quartet by New York Times and USA Today bestselling authors and archaeologists Kathleen O'Neal Gear and W. Michael Gear. War Chief Koracoo and Deputy Gonda of the Standing Stone People have successfully rescued their children, Odion and Tutelo, from Gannajero the Trader. Known as the Crow, Gannajero is a figure out of nightmare—a witch who steals children. Odion's friend Wrass is still held captive, along with several other children, in Gannajero's camp, and Koracoo and Gonda are determined to save them all. This time, Koracoo and Gonda have allies: a battle-weary Mohawk war chief and a Healer from the People of the Dawnland, who have also lost children to Gannajero. These bitter enemies must learn to trust each other and find common ground. Will they be able to put their differences aside and rescue the children before they are sold and carried off to distant villages—and lost to their families and homes forever? With their trademark mastery of American prehistory, Kathleen and Michael Gear tell a very human story of love and courage set against the backdrop of violent and endemic warfare of the Iroquois nations prior to the founding of the League of the Iroquois. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Dawn of Indian Music in the West

Author: Peter Lavezzoli

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 9780826418159

Category: Music

Page: 456

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Peter Lavezzoli, Buddhist and musician, has a rare ability to articulate the personal feeling of music, and simultaneously narrate a history. In his discussion on Indian music theory, he demystifies musical structures, foreign instruments, terminology, an

At the Crack of Dawn

Author: Sannsibble

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465364625

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 391

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At the Crack of Dawn is a story about teamwork. Each of our team members, individual and organization, brought a wealth of resource in the form of knowledge, experience, and diversity. Diversity in our experience was not limited to ethnicity alone but also different age groups, religious backgrounds, types of organizations, different cultures customs and national origin, and different socioeconomic backgrounds. To sum that up, our events included peoples from all walks of life. Engaging creativity and innovation through democratic processes, we were able to transform our meager financial resources into the production of desired objectives and outcomes, as discussed in this book. We had our high and low moments, and many in between. We did not stop in our tracks when the tunnel became darker. We moved forward wading our way through the darkness, holding each others hand in true team spirit taking one step at a time. We shared, cared and cheered until we were At the Crack of Dawn. I hope that this book will inspire others to continue moving forward in their volunteer work or what ever their progressive undertakings may be. I also assure you that engaging teamwork, and especially in these hard pressed, slow economic times, the synergy will transform your world. God speed!

Dawn Over Suez

The Rise of American Power in the Middle East, 1953-1957

Author: Steven Z. Freiberger

Publisher: Ivan R. Dee

ISBN: 1461730325

Category: History

Page: 287

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The most definitive account of the Suez affair to date, based on newly opened archives. Mr. Freiberger argues that the crisis was only the culmination of long American irritation with British imperialism in the Middle East. Commendable...this book breaks new ground. —William B. Quandt, Foreign Affairs

Emergence of Minorities in the Middle East

Author: Benjamin Thomas White

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

ISBN: 0748688935

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

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This book uses a study of Syria under the French mandate to show what historical developments led people to start describing themselves and others as 'minorities'.

In Our Own Words

Extraordinary Speeches of the American Century

Author: Robert G. Torricelli,Andrew Carroll

Publisher: Kodansha America

ISBN: 9781568362915

Category: History

Page: 450

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A collection of oratory includes sermons, speeches, courtroom arguments, radio broadcasts, eulogies, and commencement addresses