Books tagged: soviet union

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Hell's Fire: A Documentary History of the American Atomic and Thermonuclear Weapons Projects, from Hiroshima to the Cold War and the War on Terror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A history of nuclear weapons, from the Manhattan Project which built the atomic bomb, to the "Mike" test which paved the way for the hydrogen bomb, to the "war on terror" which seeks an entire new generation of "earth-penetrating" nuclear bombs.
Rise and Fall of the Leninist State: A Marxist History of the Soviet Union
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
An economic history of the Soviet Union, from its inception in 1917 to its demise in 1991. It is in the economics of the Leninist state, not its politics or ideology, that we find the seeds of its destruction. By examining the economics of the USSR, we can see not only why the Russian Revolution took the course that it did, but why it could not have taken any other path.
Non-Leninist Marxism: Writings on the Workers Councils
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
The recent collapse of the Soviet Union made clear the weaknesses and deficiencies in Leninist theory and practice. In the period between the World Wars, however, an entirely different trend of socialism had rejected the Leninist model of centralized party and state. This movement was "council communism".
The Great Communicator: Selected Speeches from President Ronald Reagan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A selection of speeches from Ronald Reagan. The conservative "Reagan Revolution", of free-market economics, the Religious Right, and military power, dominated American politics for three decades. This volume includes the "Evil Empire" speech, the "Government is the problem" speech, the "Tear down this Wall" speech, and many others.
El Perro Negro
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Price: Free! Words: 13,100. Language: Spanish. Published: April 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
El viejo soldado tiene una historia que contar. Una historia que comenzó en el horror de la Segunda Guerra Mundial pero que ahora viaja a través del tiempo, buscándole, reclamándole una vieja deuda. Paul, el joven enfermero del sanatorio, es su único amigo y confesor.
Motherland: Notes of a Persecuted Director, A Memoir about Jewish Life in the Soviet Union, Part I - Through Hunger and War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 134,000. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An inside look into Jewish life in Communist Russia. A true story with heartache and human insight worthy of fiction. Motherland implies as much as it says, as it takes you through communism, antisemitism, the Great Famine, the Great Purge, World War II, and everyday realities of Russian life. It shows that faith, honesty, and determination can shine despite hunger, war, betrayal, and persecution.
Hitler's Forgotten Secret Weapon
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Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The last great untold story of World War II, the career of Hitler’s “Super Fighter” intended to destroy the RAF in the Battle of Britain and why it never succeeded. The super-secret Heinkel He113 fighter was designed to be a high-speed, high-altitude fighter that could outperform, outgun and outfight any other aircraft in the world when it entered service with the Luftwaffe in 1940.
Last Hurrah for an Evil Empire
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 41,820. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2010 by MilSpeak Books. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
As the sun begins to set on the Soviet Union, desperation slowly grips this once great empire's staunchest champions. This is the story of the courageous few who fight to hold off that final sunset, and of the American counter-intelligence operatives who bring the Cold War to end game. When a country calls, some give all....
Zakuska ~ Russia's Little Bites
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 25,370. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Russian
Zakuska precedes evening meals throughout the Soviet Union. Depending on the occasion, or the economic standing of the family, these "little bites" range from humble offerings of hard salami and bread to elaborate buffets complete with caviar and smoked salmon.
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.