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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.
Today’s The Day - The book of the official International Observance Days
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A book detailing the calendar of International Days - including World Oceans Day, World Refugee Day, World Suicide Prevention Day, World Tourism Day, World Teachers' Day, International Day of Rural Women, World AIDS Day, World Cancer Day, World Radio Day, Martin Luther King Day, etc., etc.
Public Diplomacy: A Case Study of China’s Public Diplomacy towards Pakistan
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You set the price! Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This study explores how China is using public diplomacy initiatives to influence Pakistan, as it is geographically and strategically important country for China, and what are the developments in result. This research tries to find reasons, though the two countries have different ideologies, culture and language but still share very strong relations.
Elite es Poder
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,490. Language: Spanish. Published: July 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
La elite del poder mundial siempre está en la sombra. Los políticos que conocemos son las caras de turno que fueron puestos para manipular la consciencia de los pueblos. No hay izquierda ni derecha, el poder está unificado. Lo importante es saber quién mueve los hilos detrás del teatro político. Descubrirlo ya es avanzar en el proceso de toma de consciencia política y social.
Canás. Francotiradores de la Siria Rebelde
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: Spanish. Published: June 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
El canás o francotirador es un personaje inevitable de la guerra en Siria. Para que la población civil sobreviva, es imperativo saber dónde está actuando. La cotidianidad se rige por evadir tiros, salvarse de las bombas y arreglárselas para encontrar algo de humor que ayude a vivir. Este periodista mexicano nos entrega una crónica desde los frentes de batalla con una narrativa íntima y veloz.
The Three Major Threats Endangering the U.S
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social security & pensions
I will quickly highlight the three major threats that are endangering the American national security. After you finish reading this book, you will be able to understand what’s between the lines in news that you watch or hear about.
Crisis of the President
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Sometime in the first half of the twenty first century a crisis occured which threatened the very future of the American homeland. The world, for one day and night, held its breath. Now in his first interview since the rarely talked about events of 'The Crisis', president Sam W. Marsh relates in near accurate detail what happened behind the scenes during twenty four Armageddon hours.
Building Peace in the New Millennium
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,450. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Building Peace in the New Millennium is a collection of academic papers written and presented at international conferences by the Thai philosopher, Dr. Suchitra Onkom. Her articles, also print-published in different magazines, symbolize a critical outlook on religio-historical facts of the past and present. Her intent is to point a finger at our doings or rather not doings concerning the creation
The Art of Strategic Agency
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Price: Free! Words: 36,800. Language: British English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: 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.
Turning Away From Your Slavic Brother: The Effects Of Identity On Relations Between Russia And Belarus
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Price: Free! Words: 42,360. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Looking inside the Kremlin through the lens of identity, this study focuses on the relationship between Russia & Belarus. As an increasingly liberal identity made itself manifest throughout the Medvedev presidency, relations continually soured with Belarus. This book seeks to uncover the nature of this relationship, & in a broader context seeks to uncover the significance of identity in politics.
State Building In Africa: A Comparative Study of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
With the impetus of industrialization and the eruption of global economies, the growing disparity between poor and wealthy nations has impelled political scientists to ask why some nations are caused to prosper and others doomed to fail. That is, to investigate what inherent or developed factors determine the political, economic, and social realities of the world.
Ambassador Stephen Krasner's Orienting Principle for Foreign Policy (and Military Management) - Responsible Sovereignty
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,140. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The concept of responsible sovereignty makes the resultant security paradigm intellectually manageable and analytically useful. If successful, the principle of responsible sovereignty would provide a viable foundation for a reasonable foreign policy, relevant military management, and a safer and more just world.
Looking at Iran
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,740. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
When American policy makers discuss Iran, the focus is only Israel. In reality, Iran a growing concern for people across the Arab and Muslim Worlds as well. In this book, based on polling in 20 Arab and Muslim countries, Zogby examines how in just six years Iran has experienced a precipitous decline in popularity among Arabs and Muslims.
China in Burma's Foreign Policy
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 25,390. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book traces the course of Burma’s foreign policy towards China between World War II and the 1970's.
Shafshoofa Maleshi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
These narratives of common Libyans examine how they have been affected by the 2011 upheaval and its aftermath. How did Italian colonialism affect the lives of common Libyans? What were the opportunities brought about by independence? What meanings did Arab nationalism to different people? How does the 2011 liberation war open new horizons to veterans and youngsters?
Hating America - A History
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Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When writing a book, an author often has the sensation of being surrounded by that topic. In the case of anti-Americanism that experience was particularly strong. As the 21st century began it seemed as if the amount of criticism the United States was receiving around the world was matched only by the quantity of passionate debate about why this was happening.
Children of Dolhinov
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Price: Free! Words: 146,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
It is a titanic story though one rather slow-moving by contemporary standards.
The Truth about Syria
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Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: 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.
Istanbul Intrigues
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Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Assimilation and its Discontents
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Price: Free! Words: 120,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.