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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: $3.78 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
From Left Communism to Post-modernism: Reconsidering Emancipatory Discourse
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 128,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.
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.
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.
The Book That Made America: How the Bible Formed Our Nation
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Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 103,260. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Nordskog Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
All that is positive in the foundation of our country can be traced back to the Scriptures. Recently, President Obama declared that American is not a Christian nation, while Newsweek announced the demise of Christian America. This book is the answer to America's critics with the facts of history. Very readable; Fully footnoted.
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.”
American Sanctions Against The Soviet Union From Nixon To Reagan
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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
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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.