The book When we were Arabs is a declaration of principles. The complexity of our history requires postmodern approaches to recognize the liquid borders of realities such as Europe and Islam, especially if it is written from a European land where there was a time when we were Arabs. / Cuando fuimos..
The showdown which opposes Arabs and Israelis began on 29 November 1947, when the General Assembly of the United Nations established the partition of Palestine in two states. The surprising and clear victory in 1948 allowed Israel to seize vast areas that the UN had given to the Arab state. This ope..
We may be surprised at how little we know about the Vikings. What we think we know is the product of tremendous inaccuracies due to the German and Scandinavian nationalist fury of the 19th and 20th centuries and the historical licenses taken, without any shame, by the entertainment industry. / Si..
When Michael Herr went to Vietnam in 1967 as a correspondent forEsquirehe was a virtually unknown writer. But he quickly became a celebrated author after the publication of his famous article «Hellish tastes», andhisreputationgrew with the steady appearance of more of his works. War Dispatchesconfir..
Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, The Art of War is still perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world, as eagerly studied in Asia by modern politicians and executives as it has been by military leaders since ancient times. /..
This work is the world's most famous treaty on strategy, which now has become a cult book in the business area. Several movies set in Wall Street have contributed to popularize this booklet, which proposes a few principles which are valid both for military strategy, business and politics. This is an..
Compiled more than two thousand years ago by a mysterious warrior-philosopher, The Art of War is to date, perhaps the most prestigious and influential book of strategy in the world. As a study of the anatomy of organizations in conflict, The Art of War applies to competition and conflict in general..
The Second World War was over and eleven-year-old Rachel and her family were determined to find a homeland where they could build a new life. They decided to leave Europe aboard the Exodus, a ship that transported 4,500 Jewish refugees to their Promised Land, known as Palestine. A book for young rea..
Jurg Amann has condensed the notes written by the Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Hoss before his execution, creating a monstrous monologue. The book locks its readers into the mind of a mass murderer. / Esta es la historia de Rudolf Hoss, uno de los peores criminales de guerra nazis. El autor se ha ba..
This book makes an exciting journey through the lands of Israel, France, Jordan, Arabia, Egypt, Scotland... to reach Ethiopia in search of the definitive revelation on the Ark of the Covenant from research on Hebrew customs and traditions that demonstrate that what the Exodus tells is a historical f..
At the beginning of the 17th century, Baroque sculptor Juan de Mesa is completing the sculpture of the Jesús del Gran Poder. The personality of Juan is totally opposed to that of his famous teacher, Martínez Montañés, who observes with suspicion how his disciple has surpassed him. / En los albores ..
The Book of Five Rings is one of the most insightful texts on the subtle arts of confrontation and victory to emerge from Asian culture. Written not only for martial artists, this book analyzes the process of struggle and mastery over conflict that underlies every level of human interaction. / Mi..