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The Role of Federal Military Forces in Domestic Disorders 1945-1992 - Riots, Civil Rights, Vietnam War Demonstrations, Kent State, Martin Luther King, March on Washington, Kennedy and Johnson
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important work by the Army covers the role of federal military forces in domestic disorders from 1945 through the Los Angeles riots of 1992.
Higher Education Policy and Institutional Change
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 72,500. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book originated in the Society for Research into Higher Education annual conference at Leicester University in 2000. Papers were selected for publication around the theme of the implementation of policy at different levels of higher education. The book as a whole is structured around the notion of the ‘implementation staircase’, as the first chapter explains.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Integrating vital information and touching tales of compassion, Robert Winter, a twenty five year FEMA veteran, tells stories, tragic and hilarious, from his time working as a contract FEMA inspector. Including first-hand insight into the dealings of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, tips on working with FEMA to get fast assistance, and practical information regarding disaster recovery.
A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977 - Legislation, Korean War, Pepper Board, Snell Committee, Recruit and Officer Training, Uniforms, Promotions, Marriage, Motherhood, Husbands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) covers the period from 1946-1977.
Travellers in Taiwan: Reflections of Formosa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Warrior Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What do "foreigners" think of Taiwan ? How long do they stay ? What do they do ? Are Taiwanese really friendly & smart ? Should Taiwan be part of China ? These questions and curiosities are answered in this study, the first of its kind in Taiwan. An amusing but sociological insight into Taiwan.
The ADOPTION & DONOR CONCEPTION FACTBOOK
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,420. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Adoption
The Most Comprehensive Source of U.S. & Global Data on the Invisible Families of Adoption, Foster Care & Donor Conception
Youthhood in Africa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,240. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 4, 2014 by Phantom House Books NGR. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The politically active gene pool of talent and ambition in Africa, the youths, are on more than one occasion misunderstood and seldom empowered, causing the continent dire consequences and gross economic losses year in year out, yet NO OTHER CAN CHANGE AFRICA save the youths.
Who Do I Call My Countryman?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,570. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
In 1994, an estimated 80,000 Cubans and Haitians attempted a mass migration to the United States across the Caribbean. They were taken to the US Navy base at Guantanamo, Cuba, where the US military conducted a humanitarian mission code-named Operation Sea Signal. The stories from this mission raise larger questions of how people come to America and how they might behave once they have immigrated.
Corruption, Stop it!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Feel the pains of African youths going to the top as they struggle to break-free from bondage of corrupt leaders and taskmasters to win. This memoir is about the ravages of corruption in Nigeria & how the storyteller crashed, and bounced back to the top. The theme is freedom, leadership; the thrust is movement; context is branding; setting is Nigeria; background is African; the story inspires
A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics
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Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 3. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 126,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
For fifty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been reflecting on the theory of modern political society and engaging actively in a number of progressive political movements. The volume opens with a brief Credo for Progressives, in which Wolff forthrightly states the moral and political commitment that has shaped his life and writings.
Room 101 Motorbikes, Big Brother & Objectivists: Observations of an Abstract Connectionist
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The converging prophesies of George Orwell’s “1984” collide with explosive force against Ayn Rand’s objectivist philosophy. The resulting chaos enables us to discover a complex consciousness through philosophical, social, political, metaphysical, and moral questions.
Couch Potato Politics
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,690. Language: American English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
A practical and strangely unique look at the current state of politics and society in the United States of America.
Liberalism vs. Conservativism: A Basic Guide to Understanding America’s 21st Century Civil War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An understanding of the beliefs of liberals and conservatives relates to so much more than politics. What we are really looking at are different ways of seeing reality. These differences certainly cause people to have political differences, but oh so much more. This book will not only help you grasp “what” liberals and conservatives believe, but also “why” they believe it.
It's ok to Leave the Plantation, fourth edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,020. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
If we do not tell then they will not know. If we do not lead them, they will not go. Instead of complaining about how the white man has us down, when are we going to stop whining and start progressing? We have accomplished a great deal in America since slavery and we should highlight them. Instead of whining, let's give our children hope by pointing out the endless possibilities.
Home of the R$D Fight With BLUE (collar)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A thoughtful and informative expose' on the rise of the Tea Party and the 'politics of greed' and obstruction. Chronicled in real time by a member of the '47 percent', these essays are meant to inspire the political junkie and novice alike.
Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders with America's Mexican Migrants
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,640. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 and represented by David Halpern. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
To understand the lives of Mexicans who slip into the United States, Ted Conover accompanied them across deserts, hid in orange orchards, floated across the Rio Grande, and cut deals with traffickers in human sweat. This classic account, a harrowing vision of life among the American underclass, is an enduring contribution to our national debate on immigration.
Death of American Architecture
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012 by The von Raesfeld Agency. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
American architecture is dying a slow, agonizing death, akin to a disease that eats away at the human spirit. The individualist creative minds in American architecture flourished between the World Wars - Organic, Arts & Crafts, Art Deco. Now the death toll rings monotonously as artistic endeavors of architectural design melt into mediocrity. Greatness is poorly imitated and rarely improved upon.
Is Peace Dead or Buried alive under the rubble of continuous conflict and war?
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 78,210. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This book was written for those whose social curiosity is very much alive and who want to understand, a little better, the dynamics of our shared world. The book attempts to demystify the confusing tangle of information that descends like a numbing fog into our already busy lives. We want to know why the world appears to be up to its neck in debt. Money does not evaporate. Where is it? We want to
Against Excess
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You set the price! Words: 186,050. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
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Mark Kleiman cuts through the rhetoric of the war on drugs and the legalization debate to discuss the practical options to control a wide range of substances. Both drug-taking and drug-control can be done to excess, and "Against Excess" shows how we can limit the damage done by both errors. It argues we need a middle ground: "grudging toleration" -- neither prohibition nor full legal availability.
Future Namibia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,500. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Namibians have a lot to be proud of. It is one of the most spectacular countries in terms of scenery and wildlife. In addition, it has enormous mineral wealth. This book is the result of my experiences and study of the best system for making this country even better for us, and our generations to come.