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The World of Islam: A Journey of Discovery Through the Muslim Heartland

By: George Negus

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, HarperCollins: 2003

Seller ID: 248728

ISBN: 0732276233

Condition: Very Good Condition


Through his personal and professional experience, respected journalist George Negus explores the concerns surrounding one of the most debated topics in the world today: Islam. What is Islam? What is it that Muslims believe and why? Why do they fight not just wars but jihads-holy wars? How great are the belief differences between Muslims, Jews and Christians? Written in a very readable and nonacademic style, Negus dispels the myths and explores the mutual ignorance, beliefs, differences and philosophies concerning the three great religions, while explaining the entirely different way of life th... View more info

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Engineering in Emergencies

By: Jan Davis and Robert Lambert

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Great Britain, ITDG Publishing: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 248639

ISBN: 1853395218

Condition: Near Fine Condition


This is a hugely successful practical handbook for all relief workers involved in giving humanitarian assistance. It provides the information needed to implement an effective engineering response in the aftermath of an emergency. This second edition maintains the practical content of the first but has been revised and updated to reflect developments in humanitarian relief in recent years. The combination of "hard" topics, such as water and sanitation, and "soft" topics, such as managerial skills and personal effectiveness, has been retained from the original edition and the boo... View more info