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The Trail of Gnosis: A Lucid Exploration of Gnostic Traditions
By Judith Mann
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 47,970. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Gnosticism
Revised 4th Edition. The Trail of Gnosis relates the profound impact of The Inquisition and The Albigensian Crusade on gnostic Catharism and unravels many of the mysteries surrounding sacred gnostic sites of Europe. The author shares significant insight into historic influences and spiritual threads connecting gnostic groups from the 4th to 15th centuries, from China to France.
Theater Battle Management Core System Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Details of TBMCS Integrated Air Command and Control System
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,040. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Theater Battle Management Core System (TBMCS) is an integrated air command and control (C2) system that performs standardized, secure, automated air battle planning.
T-6A TEXAN II Systems Engineering Case Study - Derivative of PC-9 Pilatus Aircraft - JPATS Program, Training System, Hawker Beechcraft History
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the T-6A Texan II, a derivative of a commercial aircraft, the PC-9, manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft.
Once Upon A Picket
By Muriel T. Eden-Paul
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,440. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Discover the hearts of three men: Osceola, Major Cooper and Johnny, unearthed by the blade of a bulldozer. Experience the real Florida in undisturbed wild woods, murky swamps and the dark water of the Withlacoochee River. The fusion of their missions entwines their lives in defense and protection and preservation of the land.
Disaster By the Bay: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Over 3,000 dead. Buildings shaken to the ground. A city, surrounded by water, burnt to the ground. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was one of the most destructive natural disasters the world has ever known. In the aftermath of the Earthquake, authorities learned the hard way that the city was vastly unprepared for any disaster.
How Did Barack Obama Become Our President?
By Ebol Johnson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This book will open your eyes to see that the time we are living in is not normal. You may know by now that nothing is guaranteed. I was inspired to write this book after following the United State election in 2008 that Barack Obama won. As I watched the 9/11 attack followed by the housing crises, the recession and the debt ceiling. I realized that we are in serious trouble. This world that we are
KC-135 Simulator Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the KC-135, a short-to-medium range tanker aircraft.
MH-53J/M PAVE LOW III/IV Systems Engineering Case Study - Challenges of Night Rescue and Night Vision; Technical Details and Program History
By Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,470. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Sikorsky HH/MH-53 (iii) PAVE LOW series.
Documenting America: Lessons From The United States' Historical Documents – Homeschool Edition
By David Todd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A study of some important United States documents spanning from 1650 to 1895. Each chapter contains a large quote from the original document, explanation of the original context, how it related to America's struggles in the 21st Century, and a lesson for today. Includes added material for use an a history elective for homeschoolers.
El observador. La solucion al Genesis. La ciencia detrás del relato de la Creacion.
By Alberto Canen, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 29,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
El Génesis, los siete días, la Creación... ¿Que hay detrás de sus palabras? El autor ha descubierto la solución al relato del Génesis. Ciencia y religión al fin unificadas en una sola teoría. Un observador y su ubicación. Claves de un apasionante rompezabezas.
Moonrakers at Peace and War
By Brooke Broadbent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Navigating between fact and fiction and constantly seeking to uncover truth, Moonrakers recounts the story of immigrants from Wiltshire England to Canada and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries as they encounter the forces governing their lives whether they are political, religious, economic, legal or social.
Global Hawk Systems Engineering Case Study - UAV Drone Technical Information, Program History, Development and Production, Flight Testing - Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,830. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
F-111 Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Details, Program History, Combat Operational History of Controversial Fighter-Attack Aircraft
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the General Dynamics (GD) F-111, unarguably the most controversial fighter-attack aircraft ever developed.
C-5A Galaxy Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Technical Details of the Air Force's Behemoth C-5 Cargo Aircraft
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the C-5 cargo airplane.
A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) Systems Engineering Case Study - Close Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the A-10A Thunderbolt II, manufactured by Fairchild Republic Corp. between 1975 and 1984. It was specifically designed as a Close Air Support (CAS) aircraft.
Sasha Plotkin's Deceit
By Vaughn Sherman
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 129,820. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In 1969 CIA officer Chris Holbeck took part in a failed attempt to engineer the defection of Sasha Plotkin, a KGB officer who may be able to identify a Soviet mole in the CIA. Three years later Chris is set to try again, even though he now despises his Soviet counterpart. His job, his marriage, and his life are at stake as Chris embarks on the most difficult mission of his career.
Lucia in Wartime
By Tom Holt
Series: Tom Holt's Mapp and Lucia Series, Book 1. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Across the Channel, the battle rages. On the Tilling front, another battle is being fought—the constant war of wits and social ascendancy between Lucia Pillson and Elizabeth Mapp-Flint. Lucia invariably wins the day. But how long will she be able to retain the admiration of all Tilling if her power remains unchecked? The first of Tom Holt’s official sequels to E.F. Benson’s Lucia series.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
By Martha Holoubek Fitzgerald
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Little Dove Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From a private collection of nearly 800 courtship letters, the daughter of two remarkable physicians has crafted a timeless valentine to long-lasting love and the healing profession.
Fight Class War Now
By Bhaskar Sarkar
Price: Free! Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Bottom 60 Percent of the American people are in great economic difficulty. Their condition is deteriorating every year. Are they going to sit back and mortgage their future and the future of their children and grand children to the top 1 percent and the corporate monsters? Or will they fight their exploiters. This book suggests how, the Bottom 60 Percent must fight a class war and secu
The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.