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NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
By Miles Cheifetz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
The Swastika and the Maple leaf
By Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Fascism was not a mass movement in Canada in the 1930s, but it threatened the country’s health. In his review, Mordecai Richler wrote, “Dr. Betcherman has written a lively, readable history, the stronger for being detached and allowing the embarrassing facts to speak for themselves….It is strong , evocative stuff, a necessary reminder of how things were. I recommend it highly.”
The Road To Revolution
By JD
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 48,470. Language: British English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The Road to Revolution has been written in three parts- The Past is an Odyssey through over 100 years of Indian Political History- without the cloud of official propaganda. The Present studies the state of the nation and traces the origin of evils of our political system. The Future attempts solutions to our national problems with policy & reforms- last chapter portrays a nationalist Revolution.
Historia y Futuro de 2 Partidos
By Julio Camino
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.
The Rush to Ruin - 2013 Updated Edition
By Raymond O. Kechely
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Updated version of highly acclaimed 1977 edition that explaines the damages done to our country by an over intrusive government, with suggestions for reversing the destructive trend to our economy of a much too powerful federal government.
Tschi Lai - Erhebet Euch!
By Walter Freudmann
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: German. Published: October 31, 2013 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Erlebnisse eines Arztes in China und Burma 1939–45 (Neuauflage der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1947). Von 1939 bis zum Kriegsende 1945 versah der Wiener Arzt Walter Freudmann im chinesisch-japanischen Krieg Dienst für Chinas Rotes Kreuz bei der chinesischen Regierungsarmee. Nach seiner Rückkehr verfasste er über seine Erlebnisse in China und Burma diesen Bericht.
La pace - Storia e letteratura da Caino ai giorni nostri
By Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: Italian. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Molti libri di storia parlano della guerra, pochissimi parlano della pace. Da quel tempo biblico di Caino e Abele, di acqua sotto i ponti ne è passata davvero tanta, eppure l’uomo è sempre quello: moderno, attrezzato di tecnologia, ma resta sempre un violento.
Thinking Through the Cold War
By David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
To Kinhma tou Merentith
By Babis Kavvadias
Price: Free! Words: 47,680. Language: Greek. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
To istoriko ths katalhpshs ths polhs twn Patrwn epi 5 hmeres apo stasiastes me epi kefalis ton Lohago Orofylakhs Nikolao Merentith, apo tis 27 Noembrh ews thn 1 Dekembri 1847. Htan ena lhstriko - stasiastiko kinhma 'h mhpws eixe kai ba8ytera politika xarakthristika?
Lopez, Carter, Reagan
By Gerardo Enrique Garibay Camarena
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.
Tegels lichten
By H.J.A. Hofland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: Dutch. Published: April 22, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Tegels lichten - of ware verhalen over de autoriteiten in het land van de voldongen feiten stamt uit 1972 en is het bekendste en meest geprezen werk van H.J.A. Hofland, die in 1999 door zijn vakgenoten werd uitgeroepen tot ‘Journalist van de eeuw’ en in 2011 voor zijn gehele oeuvre werd bekroond met de P.C. Hooftprijs.
Mexico: A Sociopolitical Critique
By Jorge Guerrero Sanchez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book attempts to explain to the foreigner, particularly those living in The West, how life is in Mexico. It attempts to explain where Mexico's sociology comes from and what can be done to solve its many problems and also why they aren't solved. Travel with the author through Mexico's institutions and idiosyncrasy to understand a little better Mexicans, as well as Hispanics of Mexican origin
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
By Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This Diary is the 4th diary in a series of 4 diaries and was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations.
When That Great Ship Went Down: The Legal and Political Repercussions of the Loss of RMS Titanic
By Markham Pyle
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.
Hostile Environment: Lethal Projectiles Fomented by Media Stereotypes
By Vance Hawthorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,260. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
What if a youthful Bill Gates had a Trayvon Martin moment? Media have a way of labeling everyone, neatly and cruelly compartmentalizing all into boxes of convenience. Because of myriad plots from thousands of movies produced since the advent of the motion picture, the mind is programmed to typecast everyone in a millisecond.
Qi lái! - Arise!
By Walter Freudmann
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.
American Sanctions Against The Soviet Union From Nixon To Reagan
By Donald G Boudreau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
This study describes and analyzes selected cases of economic and other sanctions imposed by the United States Government against the Soviet Union during the Nixon through Reagan presidential administrations.
NATO, Kosovo and Crisis Management
By D. Alexander Neill
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.
Mathematical Analysis of the Nobel Peace Lectures
By Robert Perrine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book examines the Nobel Peace lectures for uses of affection, attention, affiliation and time. Those lectures contain a rich pool of material describing advanced concepts for social maturity. The recurring themes are calls for world police, elaborated treaties, mutually beneficial agreements and optimism about our future.
America's Last Real Home Front
By Carroll Trosclair
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Recalling the men, women and kids who conducted America's World War II home front in the greatest mobilization program the world has ever known. Here's how they came from years behind to outproduce the Axis in everything from tanks to bombers, while putting up with higher taxes, shortages, rationing and nearby Uboats. The author also discusses what America must do to ever mobilize that way again