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Campaign!: The 1983 Election that Rocked Chicago by Peter Nolan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,210. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Veteran newsman Peter Nolan, who covered all the players in the 1983 contest, has written a first-hand account of not only the key participants, the candidates and their top supporters, but also of relatively unknown election workers who invested their time and passions in a way not seen since in Chicago politics. —From the Foreword, F Richard Ciccone, former Managing Editor of the Chicago Tribune
Die Reichsdeutschen - Das Dritte Reich als dritte Supermacht auf Erden? by Martin Neumann
Price: Free! Words: 55,900. Language: German. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Dank des Internets ist das Thema "Reichsdeutsche" bzw. "Dritte Macht" mittlerweile vielen Deutschen ein Begriff geworden. Doch was hat es mit den Geruechten wirklich auf sich? Wer steckt in Wahrheit hinter dem vieldiskutierten UFO-Phaenomen?
NSA Secrets Declassified: Speech Coding, Cipher Disk, German Cipher Machines in World War II, Women in Cryptology, Electronic Intelligence (ELINT), Missile and Space Intelligence, Secure Voice Coding by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 211,620. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important publication presents nine NSA publications with unique information about NSA history.
Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush: The Best of the Archdruid Report by John Michael Greer
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 73,720. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by Founders House Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Since 2006, author John Michael Greer has been sharing his perspectives on the fate of industrial civilization and more on his weekly blog, The Archdruid Report. His writing, both highly engaging and rooted in a depth of broad scholarship, has earned him thousands of readers who want to understand the trajectory our world has taken. Collapse Now and Avoid the Rush includes some of his best essays.
Shape I'm In by Chad Nance
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 187,020. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Time to come back home and rumble in the alley. Shape I’m In: the Camel City Dispatches, is journalist Chad Nance’s second book, taking him off the highways of America and back to the streets and back alleys of his hometown, Winston-Salem, NC. It reads like a raw feed out of a working journalist’s notebook covering eveything from politics to big dreams of a small city in a historical transition.
A construção do mito Mário Palmério by André Azevedo da Fonseca, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 85,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
O livro “A construção do mito Mário Palmério” (Ed. Unesp, 2012) conta a história da ascensão profissional, social e política do escritor mineiro Mário Palmério na década de 1940. Empreendedor em uma cidade interiorana e tradicionalista, o jovem professor aprendeu a utilizar os mais diversos símbolos para encenar um papel social relevante e se tornar um dos personagens mais prestigiados da região.
Kill Zone: A Sniper Looks at Dealey Plaza by Craig Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Kill Zone: A Sniper Looks at Dealey Plaza is the result of a seven year investigation into the Kennedy assassination by veteran police officer and former US Marine sniper and SWAT sniper Craig Roberts. It explores the event, the conspiracy of the planners, and traces the power behind the plot to levels higher than was ever imagined. Non-Fiction.
Şafaklar Sakin ve Durgun by Hasan Tahsin Haciomeroglu
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: Turkish. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Gerçek bir yaşam öyküsünü konu alan, Şafaklar Sakin ve Durgun romanı, politikanın yanında o tarihlerde geleneksel, aile bağları, yaşamsal sorunları ve zorluklarını dile getirmektedir. 1968'den başlayan, 12 Eylül darbesi ile seçimlerin yapıldığı 1983 e kadar yaşananlar, hem kronolojik hem de yorumlarıyla ve günün gerçekleriyle bu romanda yer almaktadır.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh by Phạm Việt Châu
Price: Free! Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
Introduction to Dumb-Ass Theory by Bill Etem
Price: Free! Words: 68,010. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book is intended in general for newbies with little or no knowledge of recent scholarship in Dumb-Ass Theory and specifically for those unfamiliar with the foundational work of Hunza, Kopecki and Taylor, hereafter HKP. Even neophytes who have yet to encounter the epitomes of HKP from Lawrence and Kirokota will profit from the exhaustive introductory survey which my book provides.
The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947 by C. Herman Pritchett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
A brilliant analysis of Supreme Court decisions during a crucial decade in the Supreme Court’s history, by a political scientist “interested in the social and psychological origins of judicial attitudes and the influence of individual predilections on the development of law.” A much-cited classic of the Court's judicial decisionmaking from the point of view of social science and not just doctrine.
Art of War Paper: Closing the Security Gap - Building Irregular Security Forces, Iraq, Dhofar Region of Oman, North-West Frontier, Host Nation Decisions by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The British and US experience with the use of local, irregular security forces suggest their importance in assisting the host nation government and counterinsurgent forces.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.”
Historia y Futuro de 2 Partidos by Julio Camino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,760. Language: Spanish. Published: November 18, 2013 by The Little French eBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.
Steinbeck: Citizen Spy by Brian Kannard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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 by David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.
Tegels lichten by H.J.A. Hofland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: Dutch. Published: April 22, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.
From Left Communism to Post-modernism: Reconsidering Emancipatory Discourse by Chamsy el-Ojeili
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 128,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
From Left Communism to Post-modernism addresses issues of the shape and future of the socialist movement and the politics of post-modernism. The author identifies a tradition of socialist thought - left communism - that is separate from socialist orthodoxy, seeking to stage a conversation between this marginalised tradition and post-modernism.