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From The Medes to the Mullahs A History Of Iran by Anne Davison
Series: In Brief, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, 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.
Den Fria Marknaden har snart gjort 99% av oss utfattiga (Swedish/Svenska) by Håkan Anderberg
Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Första Boken. Price: Free! Words: 76,710. Language: Swedish. Published: May 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
Om inget annat så visade den ekonomiska krisen 2008 hur nära vi är en ekonomisk kollaps av det system vi alla lider under idag. Det system som kallas den ”fria marknaden”. Boken visar hur vi kommit dit vi är med början för 100 år sedan med en viss Edward Bernays som skapade en ny politisk idé byggd på att styra människors irrationella känslor så de blev lyckliga och lugna genom konsumtion.
Long War for Freedom by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Political(5.00 from 1 review)
This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
The Truth about Syria by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Political(5.00 from 1 review)
A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April by Ronald Hee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,810. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » World(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of under 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
To Russia with Love - Fifty Shades of Poem by Bobby Skyler
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
The west has put sanctions on Russia with little evidence to suggest they have done wrong. we condone Saudi Arabia even though their inhumanities are great. This poem speculates on the propaganda the west has created against Russia and asks whether our own countries are in a position to judge.
The Art of Strategic Agency by Iain Cowie
Price: Free! Words: 36,800. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Post-structuralism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Post-structuralism(4.50 from 2 reviews)
In an age of postmodern irony, the army commander is trapped in a loop of strategic narratives. The endgame in the hyperreal, media-saturated world is pre-determined by the stories of old. This author- a former military researcher at the World’s oldest thinktank- takes a look at this startlingly new frontline in military plotting.
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra by Achin Vanaik
Price: Free! Words: 142,800. Language: Spanish. Published: April 8, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Casus belli: cómo los Estados Unidos venden la guerra es una valiosa y didáctica recopilación de ensayos escritos por destacados expertos de todo el mundo. En ella, se analizan las diversas excusas que se han esgrimido para ir a la guerra durante las últimas décadas de crecientes ambiciones imperialistas por parte de los Estados Unidos.
The Everyman's Guide to knowing which way to vote by Walker Johanson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, 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.
Become a Dictator - A Short and Snappy Guide by Thejendra B.S
Series: A Short and Snappy Guide, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, 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.
Zealot: The Looming Tower, The Bible, The Quran, The Torah, Science and the Hidden Secrets Before 9/11 by Faisal Fahim
Price: Free! Words: 50,220. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana(3.00 from 1 review)
This is a book about the reason why Israel was formed and why did the terrorists attack America on 9/11. This is a book about religion, politics, history and science. It is also about the connection between the formation of Israel and the reason why 9/11 ever happened with the Quran, the Torah & the Bible. It is also a book of religion & science.