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Campaign!: The 1983 Election that Rocked Chicago by Peter Nolan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,210. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Amika Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Veteran newsman Peter Nolan, who covered all the players in the 1983 contest, has written a first-hand account of not only the key participants, the candidates and their top supporters, but also of relatively unknown election workers who invested their time and passions in a way not seen since in Chicago politics. —From the Foreword, F Richard Ciccone, former Managing Editor of the Chicago Tribune
Die Reichsdeutschen - Das Dritte Reich als dritte Supermacht auf Erden? by Martin Neumann
Price: Free! Words: 55,900. Language: German. Published: May 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Dank des Internets ist das Thema "Reichsdeutsche" bzw. "Dritte Macht" mittlerweile vielen Deutschen ein Begriff geworden. Doch was hat es mit den Geruechten wirklich auf sich? Wer steckt in Wahrheit hinter dem vieldiskutierten UFO-Phaenomen?
A construção do mito Mário Palmério by André Azevedo da Fonseca, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 85,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
O livro “A construção do mito Mário Palmério” (Ed. Unesp, 2012) conta a história da ascensão profissional, social e política do escritor mineiro Mário Palmério na década de 1940. Empreendedor em uma cidade interiorana e tradicionalista, o jovem professor aprendeu a utilizar os mais diversos símbolos para encenar um papel social relevante e se tornar um dos personagens mais prestigiados da região.
Kill Zone: A Sniper Looks at Dealey Plaza by Craig Roberts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Kill Zone: A Sniper Looks at Dealey Plaza is the result of a seven year investigation into the Kennedy assassination by veteran police officer and former US Marine sniper and SWAT sniper Craig Roberts. It explores the event, the conspiracy of the planners, and traces the power behind the plot to levels higher than was ever imagined. Non-Fiction.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh by Phạm Việt Châu
Price: Free! Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
Introduction to Dumb-Ass Theory by Bill Etem
Price: Free! Words: 72,350. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book is intended in general for newbies with little or no knowledge of recent scholarship in Dumb-Ass Theory and specifically for those unfamiliar with the foundational work of Hunza, Kopecki and Taylor, hereafter HKP. Even neophytes who have yet to encounter the epitomes of HKP from Lawrence and Kirokota will profit from the exhaustive introductory survey which my book provides.
The Swastika and the Maple leaf by Lita-Rose Betcherman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013 by Bev Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Fascism was not a mass movement in Canada in the 1930s, but it threatened the country’s health. In his review, Mordecai Richler wrote, “Dr. Betcherman has written a lively, readable history, the stronger for being detached and allowing the embarrassing facts to speak for themselves….It is strong , evocative stuff, a necessary reminder of how things were. I recommend it highly.”
Historia y Futuro de 2 Partidos by Julio Camino
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.
The Rush to Ruin - 2013 Updated Edition by Raymond O. Kechely
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,970. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Updated version of highly acclaimed 1977 edition that explaines the damages done to our country by an over intrusive government, with suggestions for reversing the destructive trend to our economy of a much too powerful federal government.
Tschi Lai - Erhebet Euch! by Walter Freudmann
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,330. Language: German. Published: October 31, 2013 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Erlebnisse eines Arztes in China und Burma 1939–45 (Neuauflage der Originalausgabe aus dem Jahr 1947). Von 1939 bis zum Kriegsende 1945 versah der Wiener Arzt Walter Freudmann im chinesisch-japanischen Krieg Dienst für Chinas Rotes Kreuz bei der chinesischen Regierungsarmee. Nach seiner Rückkehr verfasste er über seine Erlebnisse in China und Burma diesen Bericht.
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.
Thinking Through the Cold War by David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
Tegels lichten by H.J.A. Hofland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: Dutch. Published: April 22, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Tegels lichten - of ware verhalen over de autoriteiten in het land van de voldongen feiten stamt uit 1972 en is het bekendste en meest geprezen werk van H.J.A. Hofland, die in 1999 door zijn vakgenoten werd uitgeroepen tot ‘Journalist van de eeuw’ en in 2011 voor zijn gehele oeuvre werd bekroond met de P.C. Hooftprijs.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4 by Victoria Washuk
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This Diary is the 4th diary in a series of 4 diaries and was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations.
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.
The Crusades Again, a History of the 'Twins'. by Dennis J. Foley
Series: Crusades Again....a History of the 'Warring Twins'. · EBooksByDennisFoley. You set the price! 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!
Hostile Environment: Lethal Projectiles Fomented by Media Stereotypes by Vance Hawthorne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,260. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
What if a youthful Bill Gates had a Trayvon Martin moment? Media have a way of labeling everyone, neatly and cruelly compartmentalizing all into boxes of convenience. Because of myriad plots from thousands of movies produced since the advent of the motion picture, the mind is programmed to typecast everyone in a millisecond.
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.
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.
NATO, Kosovo and Crisis Management by D. Alexander Neill
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.