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Steinbeck: Citizen Spy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,880. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everything history tells us about the author’s life. Written in 1952, to CIA Director Walter Bedell Smith, Steinbeck makes an offer to become an asset for the Agency during a trip to Europe later that year. More shocking than Steinbeck’s letter is Smith’s reply accepting.
Qi lái! - Arise!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Translated from German - available in English 1st time! From 1939 till the end of the war in 1945 the Viennese doctor Walter Freudmann served with the Chinese Red Cross on the side of the Chinese government forces in the Sino-Japanese war. After his return he wrote a report about his adventures in China and Burma which was published in 1947 by Neue Zeit publishing house in Linz, Austria.
Dismantling The Republic
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A chronicle of the incremental attacks on state sovereignty from the 1700s to the present. The principal figures responsible for dismantling the American republic and how they achieved that are identified. It delineates the specific issues that gave rise to the Tea Party Movement and concludes with a difficult, but feasible, solution to restoring the republic of 1787.
IT'S THE ECONOMY, STUPID a Rhodes Scholar Education in One Hour
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID explains in under an hour what truly matters in this (or any other) Presidential election. You’ll be able to identify the culprits responsible for economic theory and policy — and you’ll know why they’ve created this mess. In other words, you’ll be as smart as Bill Clinton, the Rhodes Scholar for whom the catch phrase “It’s the economy, stupid” was coined.
Après le capitalisme : la primauté de l'Homme
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You set the price! Words: 1,850. Language: French. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Quatrième et dernier billet de notre série "Après le capitalisme" : après la primauté de la force et celle de la religion, la primauté de l'Homme ? Mais ne l'aurions-nous pas déjà vécu, fut-ce fugacement ? Sur quoi se base cette primauté ? Comment la faire renaître ? Quel peut-être le rôle de la France dans cette entreprise ?
Letters To A Lost Nation: A Watergate Chronicle
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Letters To A Lost Nation: A Watergate Chronicle is written in the form of letters addressed to America, as if America was a person who could be communicated with. The Author had seen this technique of writing passionate letters to your Country about important political and other issues used with great skill by Algerian-French Writer, Albert Camus'and feels as though he is forever in Camus' debt.
America the Beautiful, Reflections on Her Past, Present and Future
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2010 by Illumine Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
America the Beautiful is a meditation on the moral and spiritual roots of our nation. Written in approachable but inspired language, this book evokes the spirit of the Founding Fathers and the great luminaries who have graced the soil of our nation, and presents their views clearly and simply in both poetry and prose. It is sure inspire, illumine and enlighten readers of all ages.
Elites and Religion
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,330. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
“Elites and Religion” offers not isolated snapshots of the Turkey, but its total arc across nearly nine decades of development and sophstication. With careful deliberation over records not available to Western historians, Karpat looks in detail at the way that religion has been used, misused and downright abused by the elite circles of power in the Turkish Republic.
Common, Since 1776
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill This book presents an historical perspective of the ongoing cycles of the level of greed that has repeated itself into the problems of today.
When That Great Ship Went Down: The Legal and Political Repercussions of the Loss of RMS Titanic
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The celebrated history of the aftermath, in the US Congress, the US Supreme Court, and the Parliament of the United Kingdom, of the sinking of the unsinkable ship. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss examine the political pressures and dirty deals that affected the Titanic enquiries, wrote new law, and changed our world.
Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories (Essay)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
With hundreds of police officers lining the street across from the cemetery on one side, and 3,000 Hell's Angels attending a funeral and a shooting at the same service inside the cemetery, the resulting traffic jam between the two sides made for an interesting Saturday afternoon on 10/15/2011. (A 3,730-word essay.)
The Complete State of the Union Speeches and Inaugural Address of Barack Obama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book contains introductions, summaries, and the full text of Barack Obama's state of the Union addresses, his speech to the joint session of Congress in 2009, and his Inaugural address. The summaries will make the book useful for students, teachers, and history buffs.
Lopez, Carter, Reagan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
José López Portillo, Jimmy Carter y Ronald Reagan encarnaron, como pocas veces ocurre, los temores y aspiraciones de México y de los Estados Unidos de América, por lo que las lecciones de este turbulento sexenio son hoy tan relevantes como lo eran hace 30 años. Este libro analiza el entorno personal, social y político de las relaciones entre estos tres líderes y los gobiernos que encabezaron.
NATO, Kosovo and Crisis Management
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 141,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This study examines how NATO’s post-Cold War transformation was tested by the Kosovo Crisis of 1998-99, and concludes that while consensus-based decision making remains the cornerstone of NATO’s political unity, it is also its Achilles’ heel because it impedes effective, efficient action in response to crises, and prevents NATO from modifying its fundamental internal decision making processes.
Cold War, KGB & Soviet Social Imperialism
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Price: Free! Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This booklet probes into the role of the Soviet espionage agency KGB during the cold war era from 1955 to 1991 and its secret war with the CIA, with glimpses of activities of the important Soviet moles in the CIA and the FBI of the USA.
Tragic Deaths of Cary, North Carolina Youths
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
My book includes short biographies of young people who resided in Cary, NC, whose lives were ended prematurely in car wrecks, shootings, drunk driving accidents, and other tragedies. The time span of the book encompasses young men and women who were born between 1930 and 1968. Most of the deaths occurred between 1950 and 1974.
The Change
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Turkey is changing. Day by day and moment by moment, the Turkey that we thought we knew is disappearing and a new one is taking its place. Dogu Ergil presents a complex mosaic of essays covering every corner of Turkish politics and society. From the Kurdish issue to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to the intrigues of the ruling AK Party and the opposition parties Ergil leaves no stone unturned.
20th Century Political History: The Watergate Files - Historic Document Reproductions, Break-in, Impeachment and Resignation of President Richard Nixon, Biographical Sketches, Timeline, FBI Chronology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,710. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Here is the story of the Watergate scandal that brought down the presidency of Richard M. Nixon, including unique reproductions of historic government documents. After June 17, 1972, the word "Watergate" could no longer be just the name of an office and hotel complex in Washington, D.C. On that date it became a byword for political corruption.
Historia y Futuro de 2 Partidos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,760. Language: Spanish. Published: November 18, 2013 by The Little French eBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
LA HISTORIA DE AMERICA LATINA en el último medio siglo es un “drama en tres actos”. Primer acto: dictaduras derrotan a la izquierda armada en el terreno militar. Segundo acto: regresa la democracia, y el fin del comunismo soviético, coincide con una década de “economías de libre mercado” (los años ‘90) Tercer acto: los antiguos guerrilleros toman el poder en casi todos los países.
Gramsci
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
On November 8th, 1926 Antonio Gramsci, a newspaper editor, and elected member of the parliament for the Italian Communist Party was arrested by the Italian Fascist police despite his parliamentary immunity, and sent to the Special Tribunal for the Defense of the State where he was sentenced to 20 years in prison. Eleven years later he died in a private clinic in Rome during probation.