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Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.
The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A brilliant analysis of Supreme Court decisions during a crucial decade in the Supreme Court’s history, by a political scientist “interested in the social and psychological origins of judicial attitudes and the influence of individual predilections on the development of law.” A much-cited classic of the Court's judicial decisionmaking from the point of view of social science and not just doctrine.
Steinbeck: Citizen Spy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,880. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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
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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.
From Left Communism to Post-modernism: Reconsidering Emancipatory Discourse
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 128,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
From Left Communism to Post-modernism addresses issues of the shape and future of the socialist movement and the politics of post-modernism. The author identifies a tradition of socialist thought - left communism - that is separate from socialist orthodoxy, seeking to stage a conversation between this marginalised tradition and post-modernism.
The Book That Made America: How the Bible Formed Our Nation
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Price: $11.95 USD. Words: 103,260. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012 by Nordskog Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
All that is positive in the foundation of our country can be traced back to the Scriptures. Recently, President Obama declared that American is not a Christian nation, while Newsweek announced the demise of Christian America. This book is the answer to America's critics with the facts of history. Very readable; Fully footnoted.
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.
Directors of Central Intelligence (DCI) as Leaders of the U.S. Intelligence Community, 1946-2005, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Report - Dulles, Helms, Colby, Bush, Casey, Webster, Gates, Tenet
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,700. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Contents: First Four DCIs: Gaining a Foothold * Allen Dulles: Reluctant Manager * John Mccone and William Raborn: New Kind Of DCI * Richard Helms: Corralling The Beast * James Schlesinger: New Direction * William Colby: Positive Efforts Amid Turmoil * George Bush: Calm Between Storms * Stansfield Turner: Ambition Denied * William Casey: Back To Basics * William Webster * more
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.
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 Change
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 183,780. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Turkey is changing. Day by day and moment by moment, the Turkey that we thought we knew is disappearing and a new one is taking its place. Dogu Ergil presents a complex mosaic of essays covering every corner of Turkish politics and society. From the Kurdish issue to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to the intrigues of the ruling AK Party and the opposition parties Ergil leaves no stone unturned.