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Letters from Palestine
By Pamela Olson
Price: Free! Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Many books have dealt with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the Israeli perspective. However, few reflect the Palestinian point of view. Letters from Palestine offers an American audience a rare opportunity to listen to actual Palestinian people as they describe what it is like to live in the occupied territories of the West Bank or Gaza, or to grow up as a Palestinian in the U.S.
The Negro in Federal Employment: The Quest for Equal Opportunity
By Samuel Krislov
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,660. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A classic resource, now with new 2012 Foreword, from Quid Pro Books: a study of civil rights in the U.S. civil service at a time of tumultuous change and reexamination. Praised widely on its initial publication in 1967, Krislov's book remains an important part of the canon on African American history, labor and civil service, and the political science of federal employment and bureaucracies.
Occupying America: We Shall Overcome
By Rev. Paul Bern
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
This is arguably the most comprehensive book about the Occupy and 99% Movements written up until now. From a history of American revolutions to documenting class warfare waged against us by the rich, this book is not the first to predict the probability of civil unrest in the US, but it makes the strongest case yet for that to occur
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi Volume 1 - The Struggle for Independence and the Sukarno Era
By Joseph H. Daves
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 250,720. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Volume 1 in this three-volume set covers the Indonesian Army’s revolutionary roots, its fighting doctrine, and provides accounts of major operations – the independence struggle, consolidation of the Republic, military campaigns against CIA-backed regional separatists in Sumatra and Sulawesi during the late-1950s, the “liberation’ of West Irian and the “Confrontation” with Malaysia.
Against a Tide of Evil
By Mukesh Kapila
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Pegasus Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Against a Tide of Evil is a strident and passionate cri de coeur. It is the deeply personal account of one man driven to extreme action by the unwillingness of those in power to stop mass murder. It explores what empowers a man like Mukesh Kapila to stand up and be counted, and to act alone in the face of global indifference and venality.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Options (MAPRO): A Policy Planning Handbook - Stopping Genocide
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Handbook is designed to be a reference for policy makers to monitor, prevent, and if necessary respond to genocide and other mass atrocity situations.
Complete Guide to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Uighur Protests, Terrorism, Modern Uyghur Identity, Human Rights, People's Republic of China Ethnic Minorities, Political Prisoners
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 691,530. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of the Uyghur population and the Chinese Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, protests and alleged terrorism by Muslim Uyghurs, Chinese government policies toward the Uyghurs, oppression, history, Chinese human rights, U.S. policy issues, and much more.
Nowhere, a Story of Exile
By Anna Astvatsarurian Turcotte
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,420. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Jirayr Beugekian. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte was a ten year old girl in 1988, living in the seaside city of Baku, in the Soviet Republic of Azerbaijan, when pogroms organized by the majority Muslim Azeri population drove the minority Christian Armenians out of the country. Anna's diary documented the organized terror in Baku, her life as a refugee, and her struggle to find herself.
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
By Antoinette Vlieger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.
A Question of Faith: A History of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society
By David Grant
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Philip Garside. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Christian pacifists opposed all war, at all times irrespective of political developments. They shared a core and absolute belief, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, that war was a moral and ethical sin. In March 1936, Wellington Methodist Minister Ormond Burton and his circuit steward A C Barrington established the Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand. This is it's history.
International Human Rights: Universalism Versus Relativism
By Alison Dundes Renteln
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,500. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS is a classic socio-legal study of the incompatibility and possible reconciliation of competing views of cultural relativism and absolute fundamental human rights. It features prodigious research and insight that is often cited by academics, rights lawyers, and activists over two decades. This edition adds a new foreword by Tom Zwart and a new preface by the author.
Rozbijając Ciemność
By Joseph L. Foreman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,430. Language: Polish. Published: April 4, 2013 by Richard A. Czekaj. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Wzbudzające szacunek i nie do odparcia!... od spraw, które porusza Joseph Foreman, nie można uciec jeśli mamy być wierni naszemu powołaniu, aby być światłem i solą w naszym świecie. Ruth Bell Graham Jest prawdopodobnie najważniejszym wydarzeniem dla ruchu w obronie życia w ostatnich dniach. George Grant, Legacy Communications Ogromnie mocne! Wzywa nas do przemyślenia naszego związku z Chrystusem
Two Nights In Police Custody
By Uttam Raj Regmi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,340. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013 by Tenth Street Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Two Nights In Police Custody, is much more than a story of modern Nepal's social injustice; it's a seizing read describing daily life in the cities and its surrounds and recounts the struggles of the people, and that of the class divide, and of the fabric that has united all Nepalese through their political upheaval of the 1980's that still continues on into this day.
The Libertarian's Handbook - The Centre-Right Principles of Liberty and the Case for a Constitution
By Richard Pinder
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 141,150. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The Libertarian's Handbook is an epic-length book on civil rights by Richard Pinder. This work shows how the ideas of libertarianism can be applied to all areas of domestic governance, from law enforcement to welfare and from economic policy to immigration. This work also asks if socialism is indeed the road to serfdom, while detailing a new constitutional model designed to protect civil rights.
The Prometheus Post - Issue Two
By Richard Pinder
Series: The Prometheus Post Magazine, Book 2. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 50,120. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
The Prometheus Post is a monthly libertarian-conservative electronic magazine. It offers in-depth analysis of important political issues. Specifically the Post explores civil rights issues, offers analysis of law enforcement models, advocates free market economic principles, provides hands on information for running a business, while also advocating the reasons for British withdrawal from the EU.
Outlaw Visions
By Francis Kroncke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 125,410. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Outlaw Visions wends through monastic hallways, trial courtrooms, prison cells, onto campuses to engage young activists. I shouted “Peace! Peace!” and heard “Criminal!” We descend into prison’s hellish darkness where I existed as a subhuman. You are invited to transform you own subhumanness through ritual practices envisioning yourself as an "Earthfolk" peacefully at home on the Living Earth.
Pride, Progress, and Prospects: The Marine Corps' Efforts to Increase the Presence of African-American Officers (1970-1995) - NASA Astronaut Charles Bolden, President Truman
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,280. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In today's Marine Corps, African-Americans constitute almost 10 percent of the officer corps. The fact that this was not always the case deserves explanation, as do the Marine Corps' efforts to remedy this deficiency.
Grassroots, Geeks, Pros, and Pols: The Election Integrity Movement's Rise and Nonstop Battle to Win Back the People's Vote, 2000-2008
By Marta Steele
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
What Steele does here is give you the where, when and how. A car is found at the bottom of a Florida swamp with 1500 ballots marked for Al Gore. In a hot race in North Dakota, Native americans (8-to-1 Democrats) couldn’t vote without showing ID, which few had. It doesn’t matter that the state doesn’t require photo ID. And so on ad nauseam.
Political Grace: The Gift of Resistance
By Wes Rehberg
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,670. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Philosophy and theology have increasingly turned to the problem of the rising numbers of people who live in severe conditions of oppression, people who are surplus to global economic and political orders which the oppressed define as "neoliberal" and "neocolonial." This work, Political Grace: The Gift of Resistance, is part of that turning.
Julian Assange in Sweden
By Guy J Sims
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 97,020. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, was in Sweden for almost seven weeks during August and September 2010. What happened to him during those seven weeks is a story familiar to many people in Sweden, because it is in the Swedish language. Here, for the first time, is the story for English-speaking readers.