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Steinbeck: Citizen Spy
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.
IT'S THE ECONOMY, STUPID a Rhodes Scholar Education in One Hour
Price: $0.99 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.
Qi lái! - Arise!
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
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
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.
Dismantling The Republic
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A chronicle of the incremental attacks on state sovereignty from the 1700s to the present. The principal figures responsible for dismantling the American republic and how they achieved that are identified. It delineates the specific issues that gave rise to the Tea Party Movement and concludes with a difficult, but feasible, solution to restoring the republic of 1787.
The Prince Illustrated
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.
Historia y Futuro de 2 Partidos
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,760. Language: Spanish. Published: November 18, 2013 by The Little French eBooks. 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
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
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.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
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.
Principe y mendigo. Del esplendor imperial al desastre financiero de la eurozona.
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.
American Sanctions Against The Soviet Union From Nixon To Reagan
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.
The Complete State of the Union Speeches and Inaugural Address of Barack Obama
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.
Elites and Religion
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,330. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
“Elites and Religion” offers not isolated snapshots of the Turkey, but its total arc across nearly nine decades of development and sophstication. With careful deliberation over records not available to Western historians, Karpat looks in detail at the way that religion has been used, misused and downright abused by the elite circles of power in the Turkish Republic.
NATO, Kosovo and Crisis Management
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 141,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This study examines how NATO’s post-Cold War transformation was tested by the Kosovo Crisis of 1998-99, and concludes that while consensus-based decision making remains the cornerstone of NATO’s political unity, it is also its Achilles’ heel because it impedes effective, efficient action in response to crises, and prevents NATO from modifying its fundamental internal decision making processes.
Common, Since 1776
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
“The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill This book presents an historical perspective of the ongoing cycles of the level of greed that has repeated itself into the problems of today.
America's Last Real Home Front
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Recalling the men, women and kids who conducted America's World War II home front in the greatest mobilization program the world has ever known. Here's how they came from years behind to outproduce the Axis in everything from tanks to bombers, while putting up with higher taxes, shortages, rationing and nearby Uboats. The author also discusses what America must do to ever mobilize that way again
Thinking Out Loud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
(5.00 from 1 review)
Thinking Out Loud, is a book on socio-cultural systems of the Jammu and Kashmir state. It deals with all the aspects of life of the people and their conversions into different ideologies, rendering into various sections, on the basis of castes affecting their cultural system. It also enlighten you on educational aberrations and inconsistencies of the educational principals employed by government.
The Crusades Again, a History of the 'Twins'.
Series: Crusades Again....a History of the 'Warring Twins'.. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 53,450. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Fiction » Historical » USA
The ‘Cold War’ with Russia was mostly ended by 1990 and the new ‘War on Terror’ or 'Crusade' was secretly and methodically created, as this book shows. A new generational war was started. And....another generation of Americans was misled and lied to! See the terrorist formations for your self!