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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.
Thinking Through the Cold War
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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
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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
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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.
Síntesis de las Principales Violaciones a La Constitución de Honduras
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: Spanish. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
La Constitución del 82 simbolizaba la restitución de la democracia. En la práctica, en Honduras no hay democracia porque el poder reside en los clanes que siempre han gobernado al país y no en el pueblo. Entre 1982 y 2012 esos clanes han quebrantado La Constitución cientos de veces con la intención de perpetuarse en el poder. Este libro hace un recuento de las violaciones más impactantes.
E Mahe tou Blair Mountain
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Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: Greek. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hroniko tis Mahis tou Blair Mountain, ths megalyterhs ergatikhs exegersis twn HPA.
E Dikhe ton "Dikaston"
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Price: Free! Words: 5,830. Language: Greek. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Apospasmata apo ta praktika ths Dikhs twn Dikastwn tou 3ou Raih (Nyrembergh 1947).
The Bigfoot Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 16,260. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The field notes of Mike Palecek from years of walking in the woods of Minnesota, Iowa and South Dakota in search of Bigfoot.
Tegels lichten
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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.
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.
Mexico: A Sociopolitical Critique
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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
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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
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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.
Jeffersonian Oppression: How the third president foreshadowed and shaped modern U.S. imperialism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
'Jeffersonian Oppression, How the Third President Forshadowed and Shaped Modern U.S. Imperialism' relates recent controversies surrounding the third president to larger historic qualities of the United States.
Hostile Environment: Lethal Projectiles Fomented by Media Stereotypes
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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!
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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.
Team Ministry
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,900. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Team Ministry ~ Being effective for the kingdom! Author: Brad Cork B.Sc, Dip. Min., MAICD All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author.
Everything They Ever Told Me Was a Lie
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 99,970. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Pat Shannan's latest work is an expose of "revisionist history," and the truths here expose the lies of our daily newspapers, TV and even our high school and higher education. He shows us examples of myriad goings-on behind the scenes and how nearly every story of importance is carefully crafted into a benefit for the power elite and a detriment to “We the People.”
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.
My Way or the Highway: The True Story or Richard Mourdock’s Job Killing Quest Against the American Automotive Industry and How it Launched a TEA Party Hero
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Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book tells the story of a man who put the livelihoods of millions of Americans at risk. This book is not a case not against Richard Mourdock the man, but the motives and judgment that render him unfit for office.