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Brutal Wisdom: Comments on the 36 Strategies of Ancient Chinese Thought
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Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
"Banned Secret Strategies of the Ancient Chinese !" Imagine a book of ancient strategies so dangerous that a Chinese emperor of the past banned all mention of these strategies from the history books. Why ? Because they describe some of the most cunning and most devious strategies ever devised by the mind of man, and that they could possible morally corrupt all who read them.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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
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Price: Free! Words: 32,730. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book is intended for those readers who have little or no knowledge of recent scholarship in Dumb-Ass Theory, such as people who are unfamiliar with the work of Hunza, Kopecki and Taylor. Even people who have yet to study Lawrence and Kirokota will profit from the exhaustive survey which this book provides.
The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
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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.
Principe y mendigo. Del esplendor imperial al desastre financiero de la eurozona.
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Después de esplendores que parecían eternos, Europa afronta hoy una crisis profunda y de difícil resolución. Este libro hurga los cambios de las políticas económicas surgidas tras la Segunda Guerra Mundial, y desnuda el verdadero esqueleto por el cual el continente ha pasado de príncipe a mendigo.
Art of War Paper: Closing the Security Gap - Building Irregular Security Forces, Iraq, Dhofar Region of Oman, North-West Frontier, Host Nation Decisions
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,530. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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
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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
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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
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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.
The Rush to Ruin - 2013 Updated Edition
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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!
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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
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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.
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.
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.
Romancing The Voters
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
(4.92 from 12 reviews)
Have you ever been honeyfuggled by a politician? Known you were going to a party or political event and knew there might be “stimulating or controversial” discussions on the “Topic of the Day?” A quick reference guide like this Handbook when I was on the city council. Great “Zingers” for a game of “gotcha,” Letters to the Editor, Tea Party Rallies, debate talking points, or Toastmaster Speeches.
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