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Plumbatae
By Jesús Vega
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
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
By Stephen Lark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: 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
By Anthony DePalma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 and represented by SKLA. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 438,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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.)
By Elena Nesterova
You set the price! Words: 125,210. Language: Russian. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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
By Илья Левит
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: Russian. Published: April 5, 2014 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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
By Andrea Stabile
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2014 by PulpEdizioni. Category: Essay » Political
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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,530. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: 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.
Rescate de rehenes. El éxito de Entebbe, el bochorno de Cárter, las masacres y dudas sobre Fujimori, Putin y Uribe
By Hugo Montero
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Son espectaculares y concitan la atención mundial. Cada vez que se produce una toma de rehenes, las autoridades oficiales no pueden hacer concesiones sin parecer débiles ni actuar con indiferencia frente a las vidas en peligro. He aquí algunos de los más resonantes casos de tomas de rehenes y sus intentos de rescate, con una reflexión sobre el trasfondo político y social que los rodeó.
My Vietnam photos, 1968
By William Allen Perry 2nd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The year 1968 was both good and bad for me. After finding out that my vision was not good enough to be a pilot, I joined the US Army as a photo journalist. Vietnam was waiting after my training period. I was happy to make good friends in the military...and lucky to be sent to Germany after my tour in the Nam.
Jewish State, Pariah Nation: Israel and the Dilemmas of Legitimacy
By Jerold S. Auerbach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Jewish statehood was restored in 1948 amid a struggle over legitimacy that has persisted in Israel. After the United Nations declared Zionism to be “a form of racism,” Israel has confronted an escalating international assault on its legitimacy. In political, academic, media, and cultural circles it has been demonized as an “apartheid,” even “Nazi,” state that much of the world despises.
Cultura Maya
By Sergio Vazquez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este es una compilación de información de aproximadamente 150,000 palabras sobre la Cultura Maya, ideal para conocer lo básico sobre esta maravillosa cultura.
Un lombardo alla prima guerra mondiale
By Carlo Maria Lomartire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Le memorie che il nonno di mia moglie, Ettore Molinari, ha scritto, ormai quasi ottantenne, nella seconda metà degli anni ’60. Sono ricordi che, partendo dalla famiglia d’origine, raccontano in prima persona cos’è stato, per un laborioso artigiano del Varesotto col talento dello scultore, il più sanguinoso e inutile conflitto della storia, combattuto da alpino nelle trincee, nel fango e nella neve