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Killing America: What Poisoned A Noble Experiment
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,850. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
In 1776 America started with such promise, today it remains the place to immigrate to; but Americans are seemingly dissatisfied with their government. Is it because the character of the US has changed? What caused the change. A brief review of history reveal that the country's fortunes began to change after the 16th amendment overturned the one thing that made America different.
The Battle of Britain: A German Perspective - Luftwaffe, Aircraft Development, History, Concepts, Doctrine, Influence of Spanish Civil War, Luftkriegfuhrung, German Bombers, Douhet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The German propagandists reveled in the seemingly endless successes of their military. Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France had all fallen to the sword. By late summer, few in the world would have disputed that the fate of England could be any different on the eve of what was to become known as the Battle of Britain.
The Development of Capitalism in The Navajo Nation
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,930. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Development of Capitalism in the Navajo Nation traces the development of three industries during the period 1850 - 1980 that were widespread among Navajo people. These industries are sheep herding, rug weaving, and jewelry making. There is a focus on the role of military conquest, federal government policy, and private traders who were tied into national and international commerce.
MOUNTAINS OF MY YOUTH Hiking and Skiing In the Mountains of Victoria With the Rover Scouts and Youth Hostels Association 1941 to 1951
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Price: Free! Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Mountains of My Youth 1941 to 1951 is a book about my love of mountains. It describes the history and adventures of hiking and skiing with the Rover Scouts and the Youth Hostel Association, which embraced skiing as a recreational sport when skiing was in it's infancy. and. The book describes with many photos the routes of hikes and ski tours in the Victorian mountain ranges and high country.
Jamaica - Four Paths to Paradise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,820. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In order to write about a place, Hugh B. Cave developed the habit of taking all or part of his family there and settling down like a permanent resident. This was certainly his approach to Jamaica and its built-in problems. His historical analysis of the island's geopolitical situation pulls no punches, even though he discusses colonialism, the color question, and much more...
A Five-Star Folly: An Investigation into the Cost Increases, Construction Delays, and Design Problems That Have Been a Disservice to the Effort to Memorialize Dwight D. Eisenhower
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 67,490. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This staff report by the Committee on Natural Resources' Majority staff's Office of Oversight and Investigations has examined the activities of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission, the unprecedented process used to select the proposed memorial's design, the winning design's repeated failure to satisfy all legal requirements, and the unanticipated costs and delays.
Allied Participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom - Coalition of the Willing for the Iraq War 2003, Force Contributions by Nations, Challengers for Army Planners
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This short study underscores the significant challenges that U.S. Army planners faced in Iraqi Freedom in integrating a host of different military partners into U.S. operational plans.
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition
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Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.
The Blood-Soaked Woman at the Top of the Stairs: The True Crime of Grace Lusk
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Summoned to the home of his mistress Grace Lusk by telephone, Waukesha veterinarian Dr. David Roberts found his wife, Mary, dying in the parlor, a bullet through her heart, and Grace bleeding from a self-inflicted wound, standing at the top of the stairs, where she held the police chief and a doctor at bay for over an hour before she shot herself again.
Department of Defense Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) June 2014 - Pathways, Prevent Acquisition, Respond to Crises, Safeguard the Force and Manage Consequences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Potential adversaries of the United States continue to pursue weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to enhance their international influence and achieve greater strategic leverage against U.S. advantages.
The Middle Ages: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Medieval
This book about the Middle Ages is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of the Middle Ages learning about its culture, people, and nations. Take an adventure through the Middle Ages and learn more about this fascinating period of history.
Aller Tage Morgen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: German. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Die römische Armee erobert Germanien. Armin und Finn, Söhne eines mächtigen Fürsten, werden als Geiseln nach Rom verschleppt. Als die Herrschaft Roms immer grausamer wird, muss Armin sich endgültig für eine Seite entscheiden. Aber er kann die Römer nur angreifen, wenn er Varus und seine eigenen Ideale verrät - und gegen seinen eigenen Bruder kämpft.
Popol Vuh Comentado. Visión Espiritual del Mito Maya
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: Spanish. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Este libro incluye el texto íntegro del Popol Vuh, así como una extensa introducción y comentarios al final de cada capítulo que tienen como objetivo principal la interpretación de los aspectos simbólicos, psicológicos y espirituales que contiene el texto del Popol Vuh,
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
the Plot to Kill Lee Harvey Oswald
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,760. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Martian Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
After fifty years, there have been thousands of books on JFK's assassination and yet no resolution. Perhaps by examining the plot to kill the alleged assassin, one might make some better headway on the case. It could be Oswald's death may be the key to unlocking the entirety of the conspiracy to kill Kennedy. The parallels with the Lincoln assassination are obvious when stripped to the bare bones.
Dioses y Héroes de la Mitología Nórdica
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,130. Language: Spanish. Published: August 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Nos remontamos a los antiguos tiempos, en los que dioses, monstruos y héroes convivían con los hombres entre el hielo, el fuego, los festines y las batallas, y cuyos acontecimientos han quedado recogidos en lo que hoy llamamos mitología nórdica, fuente inagotable de sabiduría que ha servido y sirve de inspiración al arte europeo en todas sus facetas.
The adventures of Kimble Bent
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,280. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Mount Egmont, Taranaki A Taranaki Frontier Fort Patara, a Hauhau Prophet A British Column on the March The Scout The Ambuscade Tutangé Waionui, a Hauhau Warrior Major von Tempsky Major Kemp (Kepa te Rangihiwinui) The Fight at Moturoa A Hauhau Scout A Constabulary Officer in Bush-fighting Costume Kimble Bent, the Pak
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1914–1965 The Second 50 Years : “It was not a an ideal hunting morning”
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Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The Second 50 Years. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Part Two of a planned trilogy mapping the history of the Cumbrian (UK) Ullswater Foxhounds using contemporary reports and featuring hunstmen George Salkeld, Joe Bowman, Braithwaite Wilson, Joe Wear and Anthony Barker. This is a collection of contemporary hunting reports and other 'doings', each one unique in its own way and a window through which can be viewed a world now long gone.
King of the Mountain
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
The year is 1948 I’m 4 years old, and have run away from home for the first time on my quest to become “King of the Mountain”. Based on the actual antics of a young boy and his friends, “King of the Mountain” offers an autobiographical experience of growing up in the West Kootenays between 1948 to 1962.
Demolition Man: Hitler, from Braunau to the Bunker
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 283,870. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Men in the 21st Century must now face the question: did Hitler's Nazi creed really die when he crunched his teeth down on his poison capsule in the damp underground pit where he took his own life? Or does the seething hatred he represented still breathe and fester today?