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Āk̲h̲und-Zāda

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, mīrzā fatḥ ʿalī (1812-78) was the first writer of original plays in a Turkish idiom. The son of a trader who hailed from Persian Ād̲h̲arbayd̲j̲ān, he was born in 1811 (according to Caferoǧlu) or 1812 (according to the Soviet Encyclopaedia , 1950) in S̲h̲ēkī, the present-day Nūk̲h̲ā. Thanks to the assistance of a relative he was able to avail himself of a good literary and philosophical education, which brought him into closer touch with liberal ideas than the actual calling which he intended to follow, that of an ¶ Islamic theologian. After instruction from a…

Ḏh̲ākir

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, Kāṣīm Bey , the foremost Ād̲h̲arbāyd̲j̲ānī poet and satirist in the first half of the 19th century. He was born probably in 1786, at Penāhābād in the K̲h̲ānate of Ḳarabāg̲h̲ (now S̲h̲ūs̲h̲a, Nagorno-Karabak̲h̲skay̲a̲ Avtonom. Oblast). He belonged to the clan of Ḏj̲awāns̲h̲īr, a renowned family of beys . In his satirical poetry he relentlessly castigated the religious fanaticism of the Mollās as well as corruption and all kinds of abuses by the beyzāde —the local aristocracy—and the Czarist administration officials. His criticism of the latter r…

What America Owes the World: The Struggle for the Soul of Foreign Policy

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The Selected Letters of Theodore Roosevelt

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Inside the Cold War: Loy Henderson and the Rise of the American Empire, 1918-1961

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The Selected Letters of Theodore Roosevelt

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What America Owes the World: The Struggle for the Soul of Foreign Policy

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The Selected Letters of Theodore Roosevelt

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Into the Labyrinth: The United States and the Middle East, 1945-1993

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The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin

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The Wages of Globalism: Lyndon Johnson and the Limits of American Power

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Bound to Empire: The United States and the Philippines

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India and the United States: The Cold Peace

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Bound to Empire: The United States and the Philippines

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