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Children of Dolhinov
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Price: Free! Words: 146,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
It is a titanic story though one rather slow-moving by contemporary standards.
The Truth about Syria
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A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
Istanbul Intrigues
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This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Assimilation and its Discontents
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When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.
The Tragedy of the Middle East
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The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region’s modern history really is a tragedy.’ Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold; pragmatism was thrown out the window. And yet alongside all of these disasters was a certainty of correctness and a violent rejection of even considering what had gone wrong.
Long War for Freedom
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This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
Laurie R. King's Sherlock Holmes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,550. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Essays by Laurie R. King on Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Egomania
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What is this book all about? Well, I could say it is about promotion of my books, which wouldn’t be totally false. On the other hand, it is about writing, as a profession, and reveals what goes into putting together books for publication. It also offers some prime examples of my own writing in essays, stories and articles. And it is a freebee! To boot! Over 80,000 words!
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
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The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
Caged in America: A Collection of Essays Celebrating Freedom
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In April of 2006 I sat in a bar talking with a friend of mine about politics. I decided to try my hand at writing op/ed pieces. I found a website to publish my work and I've been writing ever since. The following is a collection of the works I have done for nearly seven years now. These 367 essays revolve around some aspect of freedom, for the most part. It is a philosophy I hold dear.
A Semente da Vitória - Nuno Cobra
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España, Europa y Occidente en su contexto global
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Price: $7.90 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Spanish. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
España, Europa y Occidente en su contexto global Las claves socioeconómicas y políticas del año 2012 Esta es una recopilación en orden cronológico inverso de los artículos subidos por el autor a su Web a lo largo del año 2012. Temas de actualidad nacionales y globales que nos afectan directamente y que con toda seguridad, no dejarán indiferente al lector.
Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East
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This book is the culmination of 15 years in studying U.S. policy and Middle East politics. All of my opinions, much of the material, many of the anecdotes, and the unattributed quotes are the result of direct observation and private discussions with American and regional policymakers and experts.
Reset (Pietre senza Storia)
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You set the price! Words: 81,370. Language: Italian. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
“Ho speso quattro secoli di vita e ho fatto mille viaggi nei deserti perché volevo dire ciò che penso volevo andare avanti ad occhi aperti" [ Pierangelo Bertoli, A muso duro, 1979]
God's Loaded Dice
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You set the price! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Future Studies
Albert Einstein believed that the universe was governed by a rational god who would never dream of playing dice with his precious creation. Yet, if scientists have learned anything over the past century, it is that the universe is anything but rational. Thus, a word to the wise: if there is a god, he does play dice. Further, scientists who don't wish to crap out would be well advised to wise up to
Secrets of State
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This book is a history of the State Department but, more broadly, of the American foreign policymaking process. It narrates the development of both the decision-making institutions and the content of policy from the founding of the republic through the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
Paved with Good Intentions
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Watching the Iranian revolution in 1978, it seemed to me vital to explain the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how things had become so much in conflict. This book traces that relationship down through the hostage crisis. Many have recognized it as the critical account on this issue.
The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict
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Price: Free! Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Hundreds of books and thousands of articles have been devoted to the history and contemporary course of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
La división geoclimática del planeta
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 57,030. Language: Spanish. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
La división geoclimática del planeta, es el primero de una serie de siete libros digitales (ebooks) que en su conjunto pretenden dar una visión del pasado presente y futuro de Europa y de Occidente en su contexto global. En este primer libro haremos un largo recorrido en automóvil desde Escandinavia hasta Sudáfrica, en un dilatado trayecto desde el norte al sur del hemisferio.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
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Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.