Books tagged: dictatorship

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Central Heat
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Price: Free! Words: 109,580. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
When aliens remove the sun, life survives in military bunkers under the earth and in lunar bases. Underground America devolves into a religious-military dictatorship. Jonathan Holroyd escapes to the surface and finds a new world warmed by an artificial sun, and only slightly more freedom than in the dying world he left behind. He rises to a position of power. But now the aliens are coming back.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: North Korea Country Handbook - DPRK Political and Economic Overview, Transportation, Geography, Climate and Weather, Military Forces and Doctrine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,090. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A superb and timely Department of Defense publication, the Marine Corps Handbook entitled North Korea Country Handbook. The handbook is described as "providing essential information on North Korea, intended to provide Marines and other U.S. military personnel with a base of information for conducting effective operations in the Korean Peninsula."
North Korea: Federal Research Study with Comprehensive Information and Analysis - Political, Economic, Social, and National Security Systems and Institutions, Nuclear Programs, Cult of Kim Il Sung
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,110. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Comprehensive, unique, and up-to-date information and professional analysis of North Korean political, economic, social, military, and national security systems and institutions, written by the experts at the Federal Research Division.
An Enlightening Lie About the Lucidity of Bees
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,270. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
Crofton Eer, a member of a militaristic society set in a canyon that knows only war, seeks an escape from the troubled canyon in which he lives, guided by the embodiment of the lone star that is visible from the canyon depths. His escape takes him on a journey in which he discovers that there are a great many more stars (gods) in the sky, which leads to a search for truth in the valley of life.
The Far Side of Evil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 94,920. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Assigned as a observer to a world whose people may soon destroy their civilization, Anthropological Service agent Elana expects merely to gain knowledge that may save other planets. When a young, inexperienced agent unwittingly endangers the entire world by a well-meant but ill-advised attempt to intervene, Elana finds that only she--at great cost--can prevent an immediate war of annihilation.
Kea's Flight
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Price: $3.89 USD. Words: 170,620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
It's the 25th century, and humans have learned to end unwanted pregnancies by cryogenically freezing embryos to save for later. Kea was an exile before she was born. Grown from an embryo that was rejected for having autism-spectrum genes, she's been raised on a starship of unwanted children. When corrupt bureaucracy threatens their quest for a home, Kea joins with other rejects to save the ship.
The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonialism, Creolisation and the Epistemologies of Displacement
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Post-Colonialism is revealed as "backward looking"; as tending to read its anthropology against the sociology, economics and history of which it escaped in Colonialism. In the Triptych Papers, Morris explores the problem of post-colonialism and argues that there is a value in the situation or anthropology - which is to say the life-world - of the post-colonial which he or she is apt to overlook.
The Monk, the Clerk and the General
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
This short piece is a meditation on the last series of protests in Burma. It deals with the attempted uprisings from the point of view of three symbolic protagonists, a humble clerk who works for the regime, a senior Buddhist monk who has found himself embroiled in the politics of the military government and the dying general who is still able to justify his barbaric actions.
2054
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,750. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
2054 is a fictional psychological thriller contextualizing the possible end of humanity. Its psychological competition resembles 1984 by G. Orwell. Unparalleled by any book or film on the subject of bacterial plague, and the possible annihilation of humanity, 2054 points to Greed as the main cause for the catastrophe, where other literary works do not.
Ninguna revolución es para siempre
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: Spanish. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Esta colección de pensamientos tiene la intención de despertar en el lector el deseo de reflexionar sobre ese proceso que conocemos como revolución, de sopesar el papel que desempeñamos en esta vida, y de entrever la posible salida que debe tener todo proceso revolucionario.