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Understanding American Exceptionalism by David Nordmark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,330. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
In Understanding American Exceptionalism, David Nordmark explores just what made America exceptional to begin with. He looks at how America's "Bottom Up" style of government allowed for the creation of an exceptional people and nation. He then explores the reasons why American exceptionalism is fading, and what the consequences of this are for itself and the world.
Steinbeck: Citizen Spy by Brian Kannard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everything history tells us about the author’s life. Written in 1952, to CIA Director Walter Bedell Smith, Steinbeck makes an offer to become an asset for the Agency during a trip to Europe later that year. More shocking than Steinbeck’s letter is Smith’s reply accepting.
The Truth About Conspiracy Theories by M.E. Brines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Are Conspiracy Theories intrinsically absurd? Why do some people believe in them while others just laugh at the very idea? A must-read for every conspiracy theorist and scary as hell if you aren’t.
Essence Of Political Ideologies And Their Role In The Historical Process. (Political History Of Russia.) by Andrey Davydov
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by HPA Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A myth turned out to have truly amazing survivability. From the time of rejection of myth to modernity, mythical symbol served as inspiration to many writers, poets, musicians, and artists. Many would likely have acceded to the opinion of Richard Wagner, who said that through myth a nation becomes a creator of art, and that a myth is poetry of deep life views, which have a universal character.
IT'S THE ECONOMY, STUPID a Rhodes Scholar Education in One Hour by Andre Jute
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History(3.20 from 5 reviews)
IT’S THE ECONOMY, STUPID explains in under an hour what truly matters in this (or any other) Presidential election. You’ll be able to identify the culprits responsible for economic theory and policy — and you’ll know why they’ve created this mess. In other words, you’ll be as smart as Bill Clinton, the Rhodes Scholar for whom the catch phrase “It’s the economy, stupid” was coined.
The Prince Illustrated by Mike Leung
Price: Free! Words: 32,460. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
A brief, happy history of selling change to the public. The classic text accompanied by 49 illustrations.
Qi lái! - Arise! by Walter Freudmann
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Translated from German - available in English 1st time! From 1939 till the end of the war in 1945 the Viennese doctor Walter Freudmann served with the Chinese Red Cross on the side of the Chinese government forces in the Sino-Japanese war. After his return he wrote a report about his adventures in China and Burma which was published in 1947 by Neue Zeit publishing house in Linz, Austria.
Lopez, Carter, Reagan by Gerardo Enrique Garibay Camarena
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Essays
José López Portillo, Jimmy Carter y Ronald Reagan encarnaron, como pocas veces ocurre, los temores y aspiraciones de México y de los Estados Unidos de América, por lo que las lecciones de este turbulento sexenio son hoy tan relevantes como lo eran hace 30 años. Este libro analiza el entorno personal, social y político de las relaciones entre estos tres líderes y los gobiernos que encabezaron.
Brutal Wisdom: Comments on the 36 Strategies of Ancient Chinese Thought by Master Dutch Hinkle
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
"Banned Secret Strategies of the Ancient Chinese !" Imagine a book of ancient strategies so dangerous that a Chinese emperor of the past banned all mention of these strategies from the history books. Why ? Because they describe some of the most cunning and most devious strategies ever devised by the mind of man, and that they could possible morally corrupt all who read them.
Après le capitalisme : la primauté de l'Homme by Lundi
You set the price! Words: 1,850. Language: French. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Renaissance philosophy
Quatrième et dernier billet de notre série "Après le capitalisme" : après la primauté de la force et celle de la religion, la primauté de l'Homme ? Mais ne l'aurions-nous pas déjà vécu, fut-ce fugacement ? Sur quoi se base cette primauté ? Comment la faire renaître ? Quel peut-être le rôle de la France dans cette entreprise ?
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990) by Miles Cheifetz
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
Historia y Futuro de 2 Partidos by Julio Camino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,760. Language: Spanish. Published: November 18, 2013 by firstname.lastname@example.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
LA HISTORIA DE AMERICA LATINA en el último medio siglo es un “drama en tres actos”. Primer acto: dictaduras derrotan a la izquierda armada en el terreno militar. Segundo acto: regresa la democracia, y el fin del comunismo soviético, coincide con una década de “economías de libre mercado” (los años ‘90) Tercer acto: los antiguos guerrilleros toman el poder en casi todos los países.
When That Great Ship Went Down: The Legal and Political Repercussions of the Loss of RMS Titanic by Markham Pyle
Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Bapton Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
The celebrated history of the aftermath, in the US Congress, the US Supreme Court, and the Parliament of the United Kingdom, of the sinking of the unsinkable ship. Markham Shaw Pyle and GMW Wemyss examine the political pressures and dirty deals that affected the Titanic enquiries, wrote new law, and changed our world.
Letters To A Lost Nation: A Watergate Chronicle by Jerry Gallagher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Letters To A Lost Nation: A Watergate Chronicle is written in the form of letters addressed to America, as if America was a person who could be communicated with. The Author had seen this technique of writing passionate letters to your Country about important political and other issues used with great skill by Algerian-French Writer, Albert Camus'and feels as though he is forever in Camus' debt.
American Sanctions Against The Soviet Union From Nixon To Reagan by Donald G Boudreau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This study describes and analyzes selected cases of economic and other sanctions imposed by the United States Government against the Soviet Union during the Nixon through Reagan presidential administrations.
Principe y mendigo. Del esplendor imperial al desastre financiero de la eurozona. by Domenico Mantuano
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Después de esplendores que parecían eternos, Europa afronta hoy una crisis profunda y de difícil resolución. Este libro hurga los cambios de las políticas económicas surgidas tras la Segunda Guerra Mundial, y desnuda el verdadero esqueleto por el cual el continente ha pasado de príncipe a mendigo.
Síntesis de las Principales Violaciones a La Constitución de Honduras by Carolina Bardales
Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: Spanish. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
La Constitución del 82 simbolizaba la restitución de la democracia. En la práctica, en Honduras no hay democracia porque el poder reside en los clanes que siempre han gobernado al país y no en el pueblo. Entre 1982 y 2012 esos clanes han quebrantado La Constitución cientos de veces con la intención de perpetuarse en el poder. Este libro hace un recuento de las violaciones más impactantes.
The Complete State of the Union Speeches and Inaugural Address of Barack Obama by infotainmentpress
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book contains introductions, summaries, and the full text of Barack Obama's state of the Union addresses, his speech to the joint session of Congress in 2009, and his Inaugural address. The summaries will make the book useful for students, teachers, and history buffs.
Death At A Hells Angels Funeral (An Essay) by C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » North America
With hundreds of police officers lining the street across from the cemetery on one side, and 3,000 Hells Angels attending a funeral and a shooting at the same service inside the cemetery, the resulting traffic jam between the two sides made for an interesting Saturday afternoon on October 15, 2011. (A 3,730-word essay.)
The Masonic Influence on World History by Gary Wonning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Freemasonry & Secret Societies, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Throughout man's long history on earth,there has been one group of people who have carried the torch of liberty and freedom throughout the ages , from time immemorial until the present day. In these days their counsel is need more than ever.