Books tagged: soviet

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At the Edge of the Abyss: A Declassified Documentary History of the Cuban Missile Crisis
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,760. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the last two weeks of October 1962, the world came closer to nuclear warfare than it ever has. This volume is a collection of declassified documents from American and Soviet archives, detailing the history of those two weeks. Preface gives an overview and timeline of the crisis.
Writings of Karl Radek: The "Left Opposition" in Soviet Russia
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,480. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
A collection of essays and pamphlets from Karl Radek, the Russian Communist who became a leader in the "Left Opposition" faction within the Bolshevik Party, advocating party democracy and a greater role for the rank-and-file trade unions in the Soviet state.
Lidiyagate
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 112,120. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
Lidiya Petrova,the lovely young wife of Admiral Mikhail Petrov is used by the Kremlin as a goodwil ambassador for the USSR in the troubled 1980s. After a dangerous mission to Turkey, she is sent to Washington where Mikhail will become Soviet Ambassador. Now a mother of twin girls, Lidiya is caught up in a terrorist kidnap plot, a Soviet move to invade Scandinavia, and claims that she is a spy.
Whatever Happened to Raoul Wallenberg
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 139,470. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2011 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This never-before told story reveals Wallenberg's detention by the Russians and relates the legal and diplomatic efforts of the author, Morris Wolff, and others to gain (or impede) his release from the Soviet Union. Playing a role in the saga are such participants as Chief Justice John Roberts, President Richard Nixon, President Ronald Reagan, Henry Kissinger and Leonid Brezhnev.
A Childhood Behind Barbed Wire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The story of children, who were born after WW 2 in former concentration camps like Buchenwald, Bautzen, Jamlitz or Sachsenhausen. More than 123.000 Germans where incarcerated in "special camps" of the soviets in East Germany between 1945 - 1950 and more then 42.000 didn't survived that time. This book tells the stories of the mothers, the "camp children" and all those who helped save their lives.
Study Guide: The Kite Runner (A BookCaps Study Guide)
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Series: Study Guides, Book 45. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The perfect companion to Khaled Hosseini’s "The Kite Runner," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
The State and Revolution including full original text by Lenin
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,220. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
In August 1917 Vladimir Lenin wrote this highly influential book with the specific aim of stirring up the Russian people to support a Communist Revolution to be led by himself. This new edition comes with an introduction and analysis by historian Rupert Matthews.
Lenin's Last Testament
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,810. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
As Lenin's life drew to a close he wrote an outline programme for the future of the Soviet government. Lenin's works have been given a new Introduction by historian Rupert Matthews to explain their historical setting and importance.
Lenin of the Stars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Lenin came from outer space! He and his fellow shape-changing aliens bring communism to Earth, hoping to teach harmony to humanity. But changing times and turnarounds lead to a secret civil war among the aliens' own ranks. When Lenin and his beloved Irina end up on opposite sides, they have no choice but to battle to the death...or start a new revolution that might just sweep the stars.
My Odyssey To Area 51
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 80,010. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An account by an Area 51 veteran on how he became selected to serve at Area 51 with a 23-man Special Projects team for CIA A-12 Project OXCART, America's first stealth plane and still the fastest and highest flying air breathing plane ever flown. His odyssey covered X-15 flights on the NASA High Range, the A-12, Soviet MiG exploitation programs, and the early stealth HAVE BLUE prototype.