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Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan (Volume One) - Taliban, Surge, David Petraeus, Stanley McChrystal, MRAP, Operation Strong Eagle, Gowardesh, Yargul, Zhari District
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,870. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The eight actions described in these pages take the reader through a wide range of platoon-level operations, from an intense firefight near Kandahar to an intricate civic action project in Kunar Province. Drawing from dozens of Soldier interviews, these accounts vividly depict the actions themselves and offer critical insights.
Wrong Ticket Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Nonfiction » History » War
Poems about the first and second world wars and their place in our mind and our soul.
The Execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Addressing the Fog of COG: Perspectives on the Center of Gravity in U.S. Military Doctrine - Clausewitz Theory, U.S. Warfare from Revolutionary War through the War on Terror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines multiple insurgent areas of operation and the dynamic and varied nature of multiple insurgent operational centers of gravity, recognizing and accounting for the notion that insurgency can form a complex, shifting mosaic.
Art of War Paper: Survival Through Adaptation: The Chinese Red Army and the Extermination Campaigns, 1927-1936 - Late Qing to Early Republican China, Li Lisan Line, Bolsheviks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,360. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
1927 to 1936 was a critical time for the Chinese Red Army and its leaders. The Chinese Workers and Peasants Red Army, the precursor of today's Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), was created and many of the PLA's cultural traditions date back to this early period.
Plumbatae
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » European
Arqueología experimental de la plumbata, un dardo tardorromano lastrado con plomo y lanzado a mano. Tablas de alcance, balística de efectos.
The Battle of Pavia 1525
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
Great Commanders: Seven Leaders Who Changed the World - Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte, Admiral Horatio Nelson, John Pershing, Erwin Rommel "The Desert Fox", Curtis LeMay
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume begins with Alexander the Great, who wielded perhaps the finest army ever to wage war prior to the advent of gunpowder, and whose tactical and operational prowess bordered on genius.
Here: A Biography of the New American Continent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A portrait of the nations of North America and their complicated relationships with one another, by a New York Times journalist who has lived in all three countries. Anthony DePalma has been bureau chief for The New York Times in both Canada and Mexico.
Moldova Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage - Political Situation, Economy, Foreign Policy, Russian Influence, NATO, European Union, U.S. Policy, Transnistria and the Transniestrian Conflict
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 438,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Discover every aspect of Moldova and the breakaway "Dniestr Republic" now known as Transnistria in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents with details about everything from history and geography to the current political and military situation.
Essential Guide to Transnistria and the Transniestrian Contest in Moldova: Russia, NATO, European Union, Ukraine, OSCE, "Frozen" Conflict
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Nine reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Transniestrian conflict which features prominently in the ongoing drama between Ukraine and Russia.
Русская администрация и китайские мигранты на юге Дальнего Востока России (вторая половина XIX – начало ХХ вв.)
You set the price! Words: 125,200. Language: Russian. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Работа посвящена чрезвычайно сложному периоду освоения Юга Дальнего Востока России и выработке политических, административных и экономических мер взаимодействия с мигрантами из Китая в городах и местах раннего заселения. Рассмотрены различные проекты территориального деления этого обширного края и систем управления мигрантским населением. Для историков, краеведов, работников административных орга
От Андалусии до Нью-Йорка
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: Russian. Published: April 5, 2014 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
"От Андалусии до Нью-Йорка" - вторая книга из серии "Сказки доктора Левита" - рассказывает об удивительной исторической судьбе сефардских евреев, евреев Испании. Книга охватывает обширный исторический материал, написана живым "разговорным" языком.
Chinese People's Liberation Army and Information Warfare - PLA, Network-Centric Warfare, Electronic and Cyber Warfare, China Espionage, Implications for United States, Psychological Warfare
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Chinese military has adopted information warfare concepts suited to its own organization and doctrine, blending its own traditional tactics, concepts from the Soviet military, and U.S. doctrine to bring the PLA into the information age.
Russia Reports: Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Putin, Lavrov, BRICS, Trade, Arms Trade, Energy, Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Competition for resources, political influence, and access to markets will continue to increase among global powers as finite resources continue to dwindle.
Marshall Center Reports: China's Foreign Policy Grand Strategy, Western Unity and Transatlantic, Counter-terrorism, International Law, Europe's Military in the 21st Century, Police Primacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
Marshall Center Reports: Terrorism, WMD, NATO and Transatlantic Relations, Rumsfeld's Transformation Vision, Jihadist Communications Techniques, Bases in Romania and Bulgaria
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Five informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
Right Sizing the People's Liberation Army: Exploring the Contours of China's Military - Taiwan, Xinjiang, Uighurs, Tibet, Senkaku, Chinese Combat Aircraft, PLA Air Force, Naval Force, Nuclear
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The book addresses how the leadership of China and the PLA view what size of PLA best meets China's requirements. Among other things, this analytical process makes important new contributions on the question of PLA transparency, long an issue among PLA watchers.
Traditi e traditori
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2014 by PulpEdizioni. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Una storia suddivisa in tre parti - "Latina tradita", "La Destra tradita" e "L'Italia tradita" - che si apre con una dedica ad una persona davvero speciale e si chiude con riflessioni legate all'attualità
Chinese Perceptions of Traditional and Nontraditional Security Threats: China-Japan Animosity, Yasukuni Shrine, Threats from America, Japan, India, Environment, Energy Insecurity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,530. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
While "knowing your enemy" has long been a Chinese stratagem, cultural intelligence only recently has gained precedence in American military strategy. Our efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the war on terror remind us of how differently much of the rest of the world thinks and perceives. This monograph is an effort to better understand Chinese thinking.