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La pace - Storia e letteratura da Caino ai giorni nostri
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Price: $3.78 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: Italian. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Molti libri di storia parlano della guerra, pochissimi parlano della pace. Da quel tempo biblico di Caino e Abele, di acqua sotto i ponti ne è passata davvero tanta, eppure l’uomo è sempre quello: moderno, attrezzato di tecnologia, ma resta sempre un violento.
Thinking Through the Cold War
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Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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.
To Kinhma tou Merentith
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Price: Free! Words: 47,680. Language: Greek. Published: August 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
To istoriko ths katalhpshs ths polhs twn Patrwn epi 5 hmeres apo stasiastes me epi kefalis ton Lohago Orofylakhs Nikolao Merentith, apo tis 27 Noembrh ews thn 1 Dekembri 1847. Htan ena lhstriko - stasiastiko kinhma 'h mhpws eixe kai ba8ytera politika xarakthristika?
Lopez, Carter, Reagan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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.
Tegels lichten
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: Dutch. Published: April 22, 2013 by Fosfor. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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.
Mexico: A Sociopolitical Critique
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,210. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book attempts to explain to the foreigner, particularly those living in The West, how life is in Mexico. It attempts to explain where Mexico's sociology comes from and what can be done to solve its many problems and also why they aren't solved. Travel with the author through Mexico's institutions and idiosyncrasy to understand a little better Mexicans, as well as Hispanics of Mexican origin
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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
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Series: Bapton Books History Selections. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2013 by Bapton Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
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.
Hostile Environment: Lethal Projectiles Fomented by Media Stereotypes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,260. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: 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!
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,980. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 141,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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.
Mathematical Analysis of the Nobel Peace Lectures
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This book examines the Nobel Peace lectures for uses of affection, attention, affiliation and time. Those lectures contain a rich pool of material describing advanced concepts for social maturity. The recurring themes are calls for world police, elaborated treaties, mutually beneficial agreements and optimism about our future.
America's Last Real Home Front
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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
IT'S THE ECONOMY, STUPID a Rhodes Scholar Education in One Hour
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,830. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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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.
Presidential Power In Troubled Second Terms
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,360. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
In Troubled Second Terms, was written for American history buffs and presidential junkies. Chapters on each second-term president offer insights into the character traits and temperaments of these chief executives and how those influenced the successes or failures of their second terms.
Dismantling The Republic
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,700. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: 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.
Barack Obama and the Enemies Within
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Series: The Enemies Within, Book 1. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 171,480. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Trevor Loudon. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
"Trevor Loudon does the job that few in the media ever even attempt. This eye-opening book is proof that one person really can make a difference, especially when they have no agenda other than finding the truth.” -Glenn Beck, #1 New York Times bestselling author and founder of GBTV.
The Complete State of the Union Speeches and Inaugural Address of Barack Obama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,300. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: 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.
Common, Since 1776
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,830. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: 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.