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The PC Pioneers
By Bob Denton
Series: PC Pioneer series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 253,950. Language: British English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Biography
‘The PC Pioneers’ looks at how the personal computer and Internet were developed. It celebrates the people rather than the products – those individuals who created and evolved the personal computer and the Net – and what an interesting group they were! A must-read for those who use their products and programs and for those considering launching their own bid to become a hi-tech billionaire!
Harvard Law Review: Volume 127, Number 6 - April 2014
By Harvard Law Review
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 170,190. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Harvard Law Review, Apr. '14, includes scholarly articles and student research, and the annual survey of Developments in the Law. This year's topic is SEXUAL ORIENTATION & GENDER IDENTITY. The issue includes an article by Jill Anderson, "Misreading Like a Lawyer: Cognitive Bias in Statutory Interpretation," and one by Ryan Bubb & Richard Pildes, "How Behavioral Economics Trims Its Sails and Why."
The Sociology of the Professions: Lawyers, Doctors and Others
By Robert Dingwall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Legal Profession
Dingwall and Lewis's renowned compilation of theorists and empirical researchers into the sociology of the professions was groundbreaking when first published in 1983 and has influenced scholars and professionals since. The new digital edition features a substantive new Foreword by Professor Sida Liu of the University of Wisconsin. Not limited to one occupation or field, as are many such studies.
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Modern western militaries largely neglected the study of counterinsurgency prior to the attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001. Stung by the loss in Vietnam, the US military chose to minimize counterinsurgency and focused on the conventional warfare which it preferred and was better trained, organized, and equipped to conduct.
Letters from Palestine
By Pamela Olson
Price: Free! Words: 106,460. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Many books have dealt with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the Israeli perspective. However, few reflect the Palestinian point of view. Letters from Palestine offers an American audience a rare opportunity to listen to actual Palestinian people as they describe what it is like to live in the occupied territories of the West Bank or Gaza, or to grow up as a Palestinian in the U.S.
Third War: Irregular Warfare on the Western Border 1861-1865 - Civil War, Confederate Guerrillas, Abolitionists, Bushwhackers, Cherokee, Jayhawkers, Highwaymen, Indian Territory-Arkansas
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The border war would eventually degrade to such a level that death was not enough punishment for supporting the wrong side. Both sides would turn to dismemberment and mutilation as expressions of the total loss of control in border society.
Stability Economics: The Economic Foundations of Security in Post-conflict Environments - Iraq and Afghanistan, Shari'a Compliant Finance, Odierno, Petraeus, Shining Path Guerrillas
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Should a military force focus on security first, or the economy? How can it do both? This is the challenge of Stability Economics.
It's How You Play The Game: A Workbook for Creating Great Results in Your Life
By Barry Drew
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,910. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
It’s How You Play the Game is a workbook for creating great results in your life. Although virtually anyone can improve their results by using the tools it contains, this book wasn’t written for people who are "broken.” It is intended for a broad group of people.
Addressing the Fog of COG: Perspectives on the Center of Gravity in U.S. Military Doctrine - Clausewitz Theory, U.S. Warfare from Revolutionary War through the War on Terror
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines multiple insurgent areas of operation and the dynamic and varied nature of multiple insurgent operational centers of gravity, recognizing and accounting for the notion that insurgency can form a complex, shifting mosaic.
Art of War Paper: Survival Through Adaptation: The Chinese Red Army and the Extermination Campaigns, 1927-1936 - Late Qing to Early Republican China, Li Lisan Line, Bolsheviks
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,360. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
1927 to 1936 was a critical time for the Chinese Red Army and its leaders. The Chinese Workers and Peasants Red Army, the precursor of today's Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), was created and many of the PLA's cultural traditions date back to this early period.
Great Commanders: Seven Leaders Who Changed the World - Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte, Admiral Horatio Nelson, John Pershing, Erwin Rommel "The Desert Fox", Curtis LeMay
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume begins with Alexander the Great, who wielded perhaps the finest army ever to wage war prior to the advent of gunpowder, and whose tactical and operational prowess bordered on genius.
Here: A Biography of the New American Continent
By Anthony DePalma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 and represented by SKLA. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A portrait of the nations of North America and their complicated relationships with one another, by a New York Times journalist who has lived in all three countries. Anthony DePalma has been bureau chief for The New York Times in both Canada and Mexico.
Stepping Between Realities
By Michael J Roads
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,570. Language: Australian English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Six Degrees Publishing Group. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Over my lifetime I have learned that it is possible to move into my metaphysical Light-body and access that greater reality. I step ... Between ...realities. In this book I visit the galaxy in which we physically live; a galaxy with which we have only a remote relationship. The galaxy is not dead matter and endless space-it is filled with consciousness, purpose, direction . . . life!
Moldova Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage - Political Situation, Economy, Foreign Policy, Russian Influence, NATO, European Union, U.S. Policy, Transnistria and the Transniestrian Conflict
By Progressive Management
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 438,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Discover every aspect of Moldova and the breakaway "Dniestr Republic" now known as Transnistria in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents with details about everything from history and geography to the current political and military situation.
Essential Guide to Transnistria and the Transniestrian Contest in Moldova: Russia, NATO, European Union, Ukraine, OSCE, "Frozen" Conflict
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Nine reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Transniestrian conflict which features prominently in the ongoing drama between Ukraine and Russia.
Русская администрация и китайские мигранты на юге Дальнего Востока России (вторая половина XIX – начало ХХ вв.)
By Elena Nesterova
You set the price! Words: 125,210. Language: Russian. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Работа посвящена чрезвычайно сложному периоду освоения Юга Дальнего Востока России и выработке политических, административных и экономических мер взаимодействия с мигрантами из Китая в городах и местах раннего заселения. Рассмотрены различные проекты территориального деления этого обширного края и систем управления мигрантским населением. Для историков, краеведов, работников административных орга
Religious Fascism (The Repeal of Section 28)
By Garry Otton
Price: $10.28 USD. Words: 199,750. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Using the repeal of a little-known law in Scotland, this book examines the spread of religious fascism across the world.
Scared of Scorpions: My Year of Hell in the Holy Land
By Chauncey Roberts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Songwriter Chauncey Roberts is robbed of his movie camera in Syria, beginning a hellish year in which his Palestine, My Heart Concert in Bethlehem is cancelled because of the Gaza Flotilla Tragedy, his TV sitcom nearly comes into being, and he begins Camp Evil in which Jewish settlers attack a scout camp. He overstays his Israeli visa by nine months, escaping at Tel Aviv's airport.
Legality in Cyberspace: An Adversary View - Russian Cyberspace Conflict Concepts and Initiatives, Russia Military and Domestic Applications, Internet Security Threats
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,500. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security
This detailed analysis is an essential guide to the mindset of an important cyber actor, Russia, and one which it is essential for the United States to understand.
Chinese People's Liberation Army and Information Warfare - PLA, Network-Centric Warfare, Electronic and Cyber Warfare, China Espionage, Implications for United States, Psychological Warfare
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Chinese military has adopted information warfare concepts suited to its own organization and doctrine, blending its own traditional tactics, concepts from the Soviet military, and U.S. doctrine to bring the PLA into the information age.