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Gosford's Daughter
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 151,480. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2015 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
It’s 1585 at Gosford’s End in the Scottish Highlands where 17-year-old Sorcha Fraser is impatient for life to begin. Graced with beauty and spirit, she doesn’t have long to wait. While out riding, Sorcha meets a young man in priestly robes. From henceforth, as they negotiate the intrigues of the Scottish court, their lives will be intrinsically linked, though fate continues to tear them apart.
Võ công tuyệt học - Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung có sức hấp dẫn kì lạ, ngoài bốn yếu tố là võ, hiệp, kì, tình, còn cho chúng ta thấy chân trời bát ngát của văn hóa Trung Hoa : từ các loại tuyệt học võ công đến thơ ca, thư pháp, nhạc, vũ đạo, các môn học thuật khác như âm dương, ngũ hành, dưỡng sinh, kinh lạc...
Tipu Sultan- The Tyrant of Mysore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is part of a series of books aimed at disseminating the accurate history of India drawn from the primary sources. History writing, especially about the medieval Muslim rule has been fraught with political correctness, controversy, and in several cases, downright falsification. This book contributes in De-Mystifying the distorted History of India.
То был мой театр
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Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
The Soldier's Blue Book: Guide for Initial Entry Training Soldiers - Army as a Profession, BCT, OSUT, AIT, Appearance and Uniforms, Health, Discipline, First Duty Station, Physical Readiness, Army FM1
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 100,590. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the guide for all Initial Entry Training (IET) Soldiers who enter the Army. It provides an introduction to the Army. Throughout the Blue Book, Soldiers will read and learn about Army Values, Culture, History, Organizations, and Training they will receive.
Certain Victory: The United States Army in the Gulf War - General Scales Tells the Story of Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Liberating Kuwait from Iraq - Plotting the Campaign, The Great Wheel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 178,150. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Certain Victory is a unique report of the Army's performance during Desert Shield and Desert Storm. It was researched and written under my direction by a group of eight officers drawn from many different combat specialties and backgrounds. Most are veterans of the Gulf War.
A History of Innovation: U.S. Army Adaptation in War and Peace - M1 Garand Rifle, Radar, Benning Revolution, Air Observation Posts, Bazooka, Amphibian Tank, Airmobility, Artillery Speed Shifter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General
In the United States, the U.S. Army has a long history of innovation, from the exploits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the medical and engineering advances associated with the construction of the Panama Canal begun at its end.
Somalia Operations: Lessons Learned - Mandates and Missions, Rules of Engagement (ROE), Multinational Contingents, Execution, Logistics, Civil-Military, Relief Organizations, Mogadishu
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,770. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
After initial success in the summer of 1992 in restoring order and saving thousands of lives, American soldiers clashed with Somali forces and were withdrawn in the spring of 1994. In the months that followed, we have studied what the Somalia experience can teach us about peace missions and learned how we might improve our capabilities across the spectrum of joint operations.
21st Century Military Documents: Marine Maritime Prepositioning Force Programs Handbook - 2d Edition - MPF Operations, Supporting Naval Forces, Expeditionary, Seabasing, MAGTFs, MEDU, MEB, MEF
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Marine Corps' Maritime Prepositioning Force (MPF) and Marine Corps Prepositioning Program - Norway (MCPP-N) have been operationally invaluable in supporting our Nation's interests across the world. These two unique programs provide the essential elements needed to support and execute crisis response, global reach, and forward presence.
21st Century Military Documents: A Guide to Female Soldier Readiness - Hygiene, Nutrition, Health, Reproductive Hazards, Pregnancy, Parenting, STDs, Menstruation, Sexual Assault, Injury, Family Care
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,360. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The responsibility for female readiness ultimately falls to the female Soldiers themselves. However, this technical guide and the resources referenced within provide strategies to effectively ensure female Soldier readiness with the least amount of impact on the day-to-day mission of the unit and to help female Soldiers stay healthy before, during, and after deployment.
21st Century Military Documents: Training for Full Spectrum Operations (Field Manual FM 7-0) - Changing the Army's Mindset, Army Training System, Mission Essential Task List, Train to Sustain
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,160. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
FM 7-0 cannot answer every training challenge of today's complex operational environments. It should, however, generate reflection and introspection on how Soldiers and units train for full spectrum operations as an expeditionary Army.
21st Century Military Documents: Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA), Integrating with National Guard Civil Support ATP 3-28.1(FM 3-28.1)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,060. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication identifies multi-Service tactics, techniques, and procedures (MTTP) for Defense Support of Civil Authorities (DSCA) and Integrating with National Guard Civil Support.
21st Century Military Documents: Civil-Military Operations (Joint Publication JP 3-57) - 2013 Edition, Civil Affairs, Host Nation Coordination, Planning and Forces, Nongovernmental, Private Sector
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,610. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication provides joint doctrine for planning and conducting civil-military operations (CMO) by joint forces, employing civil affairs forces, conducting civil affairs operations, and coordinating with departments, agencies, or other organizations during the execution of CMO.
Army National Guard (ARNG) Special Forces (SF) Units: The Standard and the Future - Special Operations for Unconventional Warfare, Core Competencies, Soldier's Personal Perspective
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,630. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Army National Guard SF units are not sufficiently trained or resourced. Their capabilities and readiness were further degraded by their recent high operational tempo.
The Small War Manual (SWM) and Marine Corps Military Operations Other than War Doctrine - Relevance in the 21st Century, MOOTW, Operational History, World War II
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,190. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The SWM is a USMC "pre-World War II booklet that provide[s] guidelines for the conduct of Military Operations Other than War (MOOTW)." It has been celebrated as "an unparalleled exposition of the theory of small wars."
Munich Playground: The Myth of the Nazi Superman
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 83,030. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
As senior correspondent for Reuters in Munich from 1936-1941, American Ernest Pope saw the cruel and outrageous behavior of Nazis in their native habitat.
Magic, Religion & Cannabis
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,970. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Steven Hager has spent a lifetime investigating the connection between cannabis and spirituality and puts most everything he knows on the subject into this illuminating book.
Dirty Money, Secret Societies and Killing JFK
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
"The best article on the assassination," --Judge Jim Garrison. The Executive Action Team James J. Angleton assembled to kill Castro (William Harvey, Johnny Roselli) was diverted for the Kennedy hit, and immediately afterwards, a trail of dead bodies began appearing around Angleton, one that included Roselli and Sam Giancana.
The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Treasury & Annex (by Howard Carter & Brian V. Hunt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In this third and final volume of Howard Carter's classic work on his historic discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, he gets down to the details of the objects contained in the Treasury and the Annexe.
The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Burial Chamber & Mummy
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Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 67,000. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
No archaeologist in history had ever seen an intact burial of an Egyptian pharaoh. Now Howard Carter and his team were about to open the innermost coffin of Tutankhamun.