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我们最幸福(Nothing To Envy)
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Price: Free! Words: 1,940. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
本书荣获“2010年英国年度图书奖”、入选“2011年美国国家书卷奖非文学决选作品”。 芭芭拉·德米克用一种引人注目,而又让人难忘的方式为人们展示出“这个封闭的国家其实就是乔治.奥威尔作品《1984》的现实版”; “《我们最幸福》是一部描写朝鲜生活最好的作品。”──英国图书奖评委
译者合集 山城演义 薄王败局 Yizhe Collection: Bo Wang Failure
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
从2012年2月至6月,集合了25篇外媒精华报道,最完整的“薄王事件”追踪。众多来自中共高层的爆料,记录数十年来最严重的中国官场地震。本期的“前传”是已经推出的《激辩毛的复活》,“后续”是《中国政局分析》,预计会在十八大召开后推出。
兰德报告 与中国的冲突 RAND Conflict With China
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Price: Free! Words: 290. Language: Chinese. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
本文由美国军方提供支持,兰德公司研究表明:随着中国的崛起,美国可能与中国在中国周边地区发生冲突,但是如果美国能保持威慑,则美中发生大规模冲突的几率不大。本文分析了美中冲突的前景、后果和威慑战略。由“译者”志愿翻译小组翻译,未经原作者审校。
译者合集 2011年度精华译文 2011 Review Yizhe Collection
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
从年初的”中国茉莉花”活动被严防死守,到年底”千呼万唤始出来”的动车事故报告,2011年是不平静的一年。在这本《2011年度精华译文》中,我们总结了“外媒看中国”的十大话题,并在每个话题下精选了三-四篇译文,集结成册。这些都是中国主流媒体无法报道的热点话题,也是我们一路走来的见证。
Iraqi refugees, Orly, France, 2010
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Price: Free! Words: 910. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A group of wounded Iraqis arrive at Orly airport in Paris, France for hospital treatment on November 8, 2010. The thirty- five Iraqis were wounded during a deadly Al-Qaeda hostage crisis in a Baghdadi church on October 31, 2010.
Stories of Spies
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You set the price! Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This e-book depicts the colourful true story of a few real world spies, whose espionage created sensation all over the world. These include both male and female spies of variegated characters and motivations.
A Letter from Iran
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Price: Free! Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A fresh look at the events of modern time and the source of current troubles between Iran and America, issues that have far too long been ignored by the mass market American media. A Letter from Iran goes beyond information to consider, reminding us that whatever country we call home, we share similar dreams and hopes for the future.
Turkey; a short history of the near future?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A two-page paper aimed at the well-informed everyman attempting to explain what, and how, Turkey's foreign policy objectives could be in the near future
101 EU Facts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A fun and informal book about the European Union. The book presents 101 amazing, amusing and scandalous facts about the EU accompanied by humorous cartoons to make a serious political point in a light-hearted way.
The Everyman's Guide to knowing which way to vote
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
"The Everyman's Guide to knowing which way to vote" is a Political Party Comparison Chart that clarifies the key differences--on 50 major issues--between Liberals & Democrats on the one hand...and Conservatives & Republicans on the other. It is a user-friendly 'Voter's Guide' that summarizes--and simplifies--the basic stand that each party has on the most important issues facing America today.
No More War
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Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is the text to a YouTube video that compares American foreign policy to Florida’s Stand Your Ground law: As the law gives an individual the right to kill a person he feels threatens him, we Americans believe we have the right to kill people in other nations that we feel threaten us. This belief, which has led us to support dictators and to start three wars, essentially legalizes war crimes.
Four Reasons Why Absolute World Peace is Impossible With Humans
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Four Reasons Why Absolute World Peace is Impossible with Humans is perhaps one of the most compelling books on the human society on why we have failed dismally to achieve absolute peace and shall continue to fail unless if we solve these reasons. The book keeps to four fundamental reasons why absolute peace is impossible with human beings and touches on issues which are regularly feared.
Become a Dictator - A Short and Snappy Guide
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Series: A Short and Snappy Guide, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Have you ever thought of becoming a dictator of some country and terrorizing its people for a few decades? Then look no further. Everything you wanted to know about how to become a dictator, but were too embarrassed to ask is available right here in this concise guide. It contains the most comprehensive specifications for every aspiring dictator.
Espionage Agency Mossad and Eichmann Drama
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Price: Free! Words: 8,680. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This first book in the series, ‘modern espionage’ dwells upon the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad (short for “Ha Mossad le Modi”, meaning institute for intelligence and special operations), its objectives and activities with a detailed account of Eichmann’s capture from Argentina by Mossad agents for trial in Israel
From The Medes to the Mullahs A History Of Iran
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Series: In Brief, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book offers an accessible, but comprehensive, introduction to the long and rich history of Iran. Starting around 600 bce it traces the main historical events finishing with the modern Islamic Republic of Iran. It would be of particular interest to the non-academic person who wants to understand a country that is frequently misunderstood.
The Energy War Between U.S.A. and Russia and the Threat for Israel's Survival
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Price: Free! Words: 2,340. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This essay describes the energy war between U.S.A. and Russia, the geopolitical changes generated by this war, and the resulting threats for the survival of the state of Israel.
Visions of the Desert: (Re)-Imagining the Nation in Postcolonial North African Film
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Price: Free! Words: 15,390. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
a critical analysis of the ways in which the contemporary idea of 'nation' is imagined by way of cinematic text. Using the films of african film auteurs abderahmanne sissako and mahamat saleh haroun as primary examples, this text looks at how we can articulate our identities in a fragmented, globalised world.
Why the United States Invaded Afghanistan
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Price: Free! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This short essay describes the motives behind the invasion of Afghanistan
Lord Bush of Iraq: or, The Jolly Nuker of Baghdad
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Conned Dee and Donald Ducksfeld “discover” the Al Stinkeroo, Iraq’s megafartacious SWMD, and demand that Iraq be totally disarmed—every steel knife in the country to be confiscated and replaced with plastic knives supplied by the Unholy Bottom Corporation, formerly headed by Veep Dick Shinyhead. Black Humor and Anti-War Political Satire, About 7000 words.
What the Bible Really Says about Peace
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,140. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012 by Matá. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament
In 1998, biblical scholar David Hazony began his writing career asking a simple, yet beguiling question: What does the Bible really mean when it uses the word "Shalom," or "peace"? Going through dozens of prophetic and biblical texts about peace, Hazony shows that the concept is radically different from what most people think - and could offer us a whole new approach to world affairs.