Download Life's Good, Brother by Hikmet Nazim PDF

By Hikmet Nazim

A modern overseas vintage, released in English for the 1st time.

This ultimate publication written by way of the nice Turkish poet Nazim Hikmet assessments the borders among fiction and memoir. Set in 1925, in Izmir, Turkey, its protagonist-narrator, Ahmet, a Communist get together member who stocks many biographical info with Hikmet himself, is hiding out in a stone cottage. he's being pursued by means of the key police as he attempts to establish an underground printing press. utilizing a cinematic procedure, Hikmet experiments with the fluidity of time and reminiscence, flashing again to his/Ahmet’s past years in Turkey and Russia and ahead to the years and reports to come back. He creates pictures of his/Ahmet’s lifestyles from a number of angles: as a school scholar in Moscow in his early twenties, infatuated with a Russian lady and stuck up within the euphoria of innovative Communism; as a self-styled innovative in Turkey, spending years out and in of prisons; and as a sixty-year-old exile in a really assorted Moscow, taking inventory of a existence dedicated to utopian beliefs. Life’s solid, Brother captures daily exigencies in addition to the passionate undercurrents of Hikmet’s tumultuous existence.

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Download The Enemy at the Gate: Habsburgs, Ottomans, and the Battle by Andrew Wheatcroft PDF

By Andrew Wheatcroft

In 1683, empiresthe Ottoman, dependent in Constantinople, and the Habsburg dynasty in Viennacame head to head within the nice Siege of Vienna. in the urban partitions the alternative of resistance over hand over to the most important military ever assembled via the Turks created an all-or-nothing situation: each final survivor will be enslaved or ruthlessly slaughtered. either side remained resolute, sustained through hatred in their age-old enemy, sure that their victory will be received via the grace of God. an exciting review of the way societies met the primal problem of warfare, The Enemy on the Gate offers a well timed and masterful account of this most complicated and epic clash.

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Download Dambusters - Operation Chastise 1943 by Doug Dildy PDF

By Doug Dildy

Osprey Raid sequence #16

In could 1943, a particularly proven RAF squadron made its everlasting imprint on army aviation historical past through flying a high-risk, low-level, night assault opposed to German hydro-electric dams important to the Nazi armaments within the Ruhr Valley. a relatively tiny a part of Air leader Marshal Sir Arthur Harris' four-month-long "Battle of the Ruhr," this one raid had an impression completely out of share to the small variety of airplane concerned. It highlights the synergy of technology and expertise, guns improvement and creation, challenge making plans and perform, and the unflinching braveness within the execution of a hugely harmful bombing raid. moreover, it proven a legend that also resonates today.

Biography:

Doug Dildy is a retired US Air strength (USAF) colonel who spent 9 of his 26-year profession in Western Europe and retired with nearly 3,200 hours of quick jet time, virtually 1/2 that as an F-15 Eagle pilot. As commander of the 32d Fighter Squadron, Soesterberg AB, NL, he enforced the No-Fly-Zone over Iraq buying over a hundred hours of wrestle time within the F-15, making him knowledgeable on F-15 employment, specially in operations over Iraq.
Dildy is a USAF Academy graduate with a level in heritage and attended the U.S. defense force employees collage and USAF Air conflict university. also he has a Masters measure in Political Science.

As a part of his formal army schooling, he authored a number of crusade stories. He has additionally authored a number of articles for remarkable US aviation background magazines, together with items at the Dutch, Danish and Norwegian air arms' safeguard opposed to the German invasions of 1940. he's a customary contributor to the novice modeling journal Small Air Forces Observer.

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Download War Damage by Elizabeth Wilson PDF

By Elizabeth Wilson

London within the aftermath of global struggle II is a crushed down, hungry position, so it’s no ask yourself that Regine Milner’s Sunday apartment events are so renowned. but if one among Regine’s get together visitors turns up useless, there's no scarcity of suspects.

War Damage is filled with secrets and techniques, sexual experimentation, and surprises.

Elizabeth Wilson is an autonomous researcher and author top identified for her commentaries on feminism and pop culture. She is at the moment a traveling professor on the London university of style.

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Download Adaptive and Adaptable Learning: 11th European Conference on by Katrien Verbert, Mike Sharples, Tomaž Klobučar PDF

By Katrien Verbert, Mike Sharples, Tomaž Klobučar

This booklet constitutes the lawsuits of the eleventh ecu convention on know-how superior studying, EC-TEL 2016, held in Lyon, France, in September 2016.
The 26 complete papers, 23 brief papers, eight demo papers, and 33 poster papers offered during this quantity have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from 148 submissions.

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Download The Temporary Gentleman by Sebastian Barry PDF

By Sebastian Barry

A gorgeous new novel from the two-time guy Booker shortlisted writer of the key Scripture

In this hugely expected new novel, Irishman Jack McNulty is a “temporary gentleman”—an Irishman whose fee within the British military in global conflict II used to be by no means everlasting. Sitting in his accommodations in Accra, Ghana, in 1957, he’s writing the tale of his existence with determined urgency. He can't take one step extra with no reading all of the impressive occasions that he has obvious. a life of battle and global travel—as a soldier in global battle II, an engineer, a UN observer—has introduced him so far. however the reminiscence that weighs heaviest on his middle is that of the gorgeous Mai Kirwan, and their tempestuous, heartbreaking marriage. Mai used to be the good great thing about Sligo, a magnetic but volatile girl who, after sharing a existence with Jack, progressively slipped from his grasp.

Award-winning writer Sebastian Barry’s The transitority Gentleman is the 6th ebook in his cycle of separate but interconnected novels that brilliantly reimagine characters from Barry’s circle of relatives.

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Download Ottomans Imagining Japan: East, Middle East, and Non-Western by R. Worringer PDF

By R. Worringer

Modern-day "clash of civilizations" among the Islamic global and the West are in lots of methods rooted in 19th-century resistance to Western hegemony. This compellingly argued and punctiliously researched transnational learn information the ways that Japan served as a version for Ottomans in achieving "non-Western" modernity in a Western-dominated international order.

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Download The Turks in Egypt and their Cultural Legacy by Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Humphrey Davies PDF

By Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, Humphrey Davies

Even though Egypt used to be governed through Turkish-speakers via lots of the interval from the 9th century until eventually 1952, the effect of Turkish tradition there continues to be under-studied. This publication bargains with the interval from 1805 to 1952, in which Turkish cultural styles, unfold via reforms according to these of Istanbul, could have touched extra Egyptians than ever prior to. An exam of the books, newspapers, and different written fabrics produced in Turkish, together with translations, and of the presses concerned, unearths the increase and decline of Turkish tradition in govt, the army, schooling, literature, track, and lifestyle. the writer additionally describes the upsurge in Turkish writing generated through younger Turk exiles from 1895 to 1909.
Included is a CD containing appendices of intensive bibliographic details touching on books and periodicals published in Egypt in this interval.

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