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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".
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.
Putin's Russia
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Price: Free! Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Russia's economy and politics under President Vladimir Putin.
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.
Soviet 'Cold War' Aviation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Another in the series on the history of Soviet Aviation. This book deals specifically with the OKB, Gaz and Zavods and how they adapted from their WW II experience under Jospeh Stalin, the Cold War period with its peaks and troughs of new types both civil and military the era of auterity and under the CIS the virtual extinction of Soviet Aviation and the AF until rescued by Putins 2000 proposals.
White Eagle: Jim Colling Adventure Series IV
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,420. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
It is 1951, and the Korean War is in its second year. Called back to active duty, Jim Colling accepts the offer of a direct commission, with assignment to Signal Corps intelligence in Europe. On arriving in Germany, he discovers that he will be working for the CIA, his first assignment, to enter Soviet-occupied Poland and rescue the wife and children of a Polish officer turned informant.
Listening for Leviathan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Listening for Leviathan is the biography of Captain Joseph Paul Kelly, USNR, the US Navy's Father of Project Caesar and SOSUS. During the Cold War, Captain Joe Kelly headed the anti-submarine project that secretly tracked Soviet submarines during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Later, SOSUS discovered the causes of the destruction of the two US nuclear submarines Thresher and Scorpion.
20th Century Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: 1986 Chernobyl Accident and Radioactive Release (Chornobyl Atomic Power Station) USSR, Health Consequences, Cesium, Iodine, Thyroid Cancer, Lessons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
The 1986 radiation accident at the Chernobyl Atomic Power Station in the Ukraine is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with details about the accident and its aftermath, including the health consequences, the release of radioactive cesium and iodine, thyroid cancer, containment of the destroyed Unit 4 reactor, American reaction and response, and much more.