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NASA's Management of the Mars Science Laboratory Project (MSL): Inspector General Report on Technical and Financial Problems with Mars Exploration Program Rover
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 12,680. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
NASA's Office of Inspector General issued this status report on the Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) slated for launch in late 2011. The findings indicated that unresolved technical problems and cost issues could delay the launch.
2014 Report on Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (Highlights) - Global Warming, Regional Impacts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Americans are noticing changes all around them. Summers are longer and hotter, and extended periods of unusual heat last longer than any living American has ever experienced. Winters are generally shorter and warmer. Rain comes in heavier downpours.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Building for the Earthquakes of Tomorrow (IS-8.a) - Earthquake Causes and Characteristics, Effects, Protecting Your Community, Hazard Reduction
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,780. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) deals with implementation of seismic safety rules to make buildings safe during earthquakes.
2012 People's Republic of China: Military and Security Developments Annual Report to Congress, People's Liberation Army (PLA), Space, Cyber Capabilities, Earlier Reports to 2006
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 143,490. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This important DOD report from May 2012 provides extensive details on the status of the Chinese military. In addition to the new 2012 report, this unique ebook compilation includes six other DOD annual reports for the years 2006 through 2011.
The Norway Option - Re-joining the EEA as an Alternative to Membership of the European Union
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 14,410. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Many Eurosceptics look to Norway as a guide to how Britain would function outside the EU, but within the European Single Market. Europhilles decry it as an incomplete halfway house. But who is correct?
The Anti Obama Book - The Straight Facts As To Why Obama Sucks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,170. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This brief and to the point book catalogs the failures and missteps of the Obama administration that the mainstream media would sooner have you forget. From cash for clunkers to the looming disaster of Obamacare to his utter lack of leadership abilities it's all here. This is the real Obama record the mainstream media would sooner have you forget.
2011 Report on Implementing 9/11 Commission Recommendations: U.S. Department of Homeland Security Status Report on Airline Passenger Screening, Aviation Security, NBC Threats, Border Security
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
In recognition of the 9/11 Commission Report and the tenth anniversary of 9/11, this report - issued in July 2011 - describes how DHS has addressed specific 9/11 Commission recommendations over the past ten years, making America stronger and more resilient. While challenges remain, the Department continues to focus on minimizing risks.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Local Damage Assessment (IS-559) - Identify Needs, Set Priorities, Drive Response and Recovery Actions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,820. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides information and resources that will enable participants to plan an effective damage assessment program and conduct rapid and effective damage assessments in order to save lives.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: National Response Framework (NRF) Nuclear / Radiological Incident Annex NRIA (IS-836) - Nuclear Incident Response Team (NIRT)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an introduction to the Nuclear/Radiological Incident Annex (NRIA) to the NRF.
A Short List of 200 of President Obama’s First Term Accomplishments
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This short e-book “President Obama First Term Accomplishments” is a short list of accomplishments of a man who cares more about his country and the people than most past Presidents. This is why he was elected for a second term by an overwhelming majority of people who want to see America move forward with this man as their leader.
Essential Guide to the Defense Security Service (DSS) - Personnel Security, Counterintelligence, Preventing Computer Espionage, Security Clearance, Improving Industrial Security
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique compilation of reports from the Defense Security Service (DSS) provides information on the mission of this Defense Department agency. Every day, foreign entities attempt to break through our collective defenses to illegally acquire U.S. technological secrets. Our national security rests on our collective success at thwarting these persistent attacks.
Geothermal Energy Guide: Clean Energy, Economic Development, Direct Use, Government Research Program, Geothermal Power Overview
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Power Resources / Alternative & Renewable
This is a unique compilation of government documents about geothermal power, covering many aspects of this important source of green energy.
SOCIALISMO E AUTOGOVERNO Riflessioni per rendere effettivo il potere del popolo nell’ambito politico, economico e sociale
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,560. Language: Italian. Published: December 6, 2013 by noubs. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Al ritorno prepotente della rivoluzione sul palcoscenico della storia (in tutta la sponda dell'Africa mediterranea) fa da contraltare la stabilità del contesto occidentale, segnato dalla caduta del Muro di Berlino. Tuttavia, a vent'anni da questo evento, è lecito trarre delle conclusioni sulla discrasia tra propaganda e realtà.
Social Security, Medicare, Food Stamps, Minimum Wage, and MORE
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,890. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Byron Goines examines the effect various entitlement programs have on the stimulation of the economy and proves cuts would hurt rather than help economic recovery.
Essential Guide to China's Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 - Overview and History, Accounts of Survivors and Dissidents, Anniversary Hearings, Current Chinese Human Rights Abuses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique ebook provides a comprehensive overview of the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in China on the occasion of the 25th anniversary, featuring histories, accounts of survivors and Chinese dissidents, hearings held by the U.S. Congress and the Congressional - Executive Commission on China (CECC), and stories of current Chinese human rights abuses.
La grève des électeurs
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: French. Published: May 23, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
La Grève des électeurs est le titre d’une chronique, d’inspiration clairement anarchiste, de l’écrivain français Octave Mirbeau, parue le 28 novembre 1888 dans Le Figaro. Comme tous les anarchistes, Mirbeau ne voit dans le suffrage universel et le recours à des élections qu’une duperie par laquelle les dominants obtiennent à bon compte l’assentiment de ceux-là mêmes qu’ils oppriment et exploitent.
My Summer in Havana: Coffee, Tobacco & Capitalism in Rural Cuba 1959-1985
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
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In 1985, I spent two months in Havana researching the last traces of private sector agriculture. Life behind the sugar cane curtain was not what I had imagined. My research produced startling results. The journal I kept and the research I conducted are fused in this book. Was the metal canister I found a listening device? Are canned Vienna sausages a luxury? Read "My Summer in Havana" to find out!
Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era, Conspiracy and The Sting
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
"Willie – The Man, the Myth and the Era" is the historical and biographical account of California’s Willie Brown and the era in which he served in the legislature. "Conspiracy" and "The Sting" are two chapters that involve calculated attempts to depose or otherwise destroy this brilliant politician and the battles that ensued.
Marxist Developmentalism in North Korea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
This book defines Marxism, Marxist Developmentalism, and Juche in North Korea. Why was Marxism used and why did it evolve into Marxism-Juche ideology? What were the benefits and drawbacks?
Capitalism: the Unfairest System?
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 71,980. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
A Comprehensive Analysis of a Failed Economic Philosophy. The truths and fictions about Capitalism in the twenty-first century are explored and analyzed in detail with wit and humor from an accomplished author and experienced businessman. This treatise examines the many failures and bogus promises that Capitalism makes and tells us why it isn't working, never has, and never will.