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Challenges, Capability and Will: Is NATO Relevant in the Twenty-first Century? Role in Counterterrorism, ISIS, ISIL, Threats from Putin and Russia to Baltic Members and Poland, Cyber, U.S. Reassurance by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,450. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This monograph examines the relevance of NATO in the twenty-first century, particularly from a perspective of US interests within a framework of contemporary history. Since the end of the Cold War NATO has struggled to maintain a raison d'etre for its continued existence and relevance. In the 1990s NATO expanded both its membership and the scope of its operations beyond collective defense.
Civil - Military Relations in the French Fourth Republic during First Indochina War – Collapse of Third Republic in World War II, Southeast Asia and Vietnam, Pacification of Viet Minh Nationalists by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The stunning defeat of the French Third Republic by the German Third Reich at the start of the Second World War underscored the vulnerable condition of both France's political apparatus and her army. The political groups of the Fourth Republic experienced turbulence, particularly in the development of a coherent foreign policy regarding Indochina.
Recollections of a Donegal Man by Packie Manus Byrne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Stephen R.M. Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Irish traditional singer Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015) recounts his eventful life. A fascinating portrait of an isolated crofting community in the early 20th century is followed by stories of adventurous wanderings as cattle drover, smuggler, steeplejack, circus hand, actor, musician and more. Social history that leaps off the page, directly transcribed from taped interviews.
Fair Share or Freeride: Burden Sharing in Post-Cold War NATO – Analysis Showing that Most Members Contribute Effectively to Funding and Military Operations, Study of Bosnia, Kosovo, and Afghanistan by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
NATO has endured beyond the end of the Cold War by shifting its focus from collective defense to out of area operations. NATO exists only through the voluntary contributions of its members. The United States provides a very large proportion of NATO forces and resources and, thus, has been very interested in getting members to contribute more.
The Ladies of Dunster Castle by Jim Lee
Price: $2.85 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2017 by Mereo Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
What makes Dunster Castle so unusual is the prominent role women have played in its fortunes. Jim Lee worked for many years at the castle and knows more about it than just about anyone. Here he presents an entertaining history of the roles, from the heroic to the self-indulgent, its women have played over the centuries.
Me, Meself, and a Few Others: A Baldoyle Childhood by Michael J. Hurley
Price: Free! Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
An autobiographical account of growing up in Baldoyle County Dublin Ireland in the 1950s.
Britain's Nuclear Deterrent Force and the U.S. - U.K. Special Relationship: History of Atomic Weapons with Manhattan Project, Trident Submarine-launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBM) Replacement Decision by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Britain established in 1940 the first national nuclear weapons program in the world, and this gave Britain credibility in participating in the U.S.-led Manhattan Project during World War II. Despite the interruption in U.S.-U.K. nuclear cooperation in 1946-1958 owing to the McMahon Act, since 1958 the United States and the United Kingdom have worked closely in the nuclear domain.
A European Identity: Too Much to Hope For? Far-Right Populist Parties, British UKIP and German AfD Parties, Potential for Catastrophic European Union (EU) Failure and Issues for U.S. Security by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,540. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Right-wing political parties are nothing new to Europe. However, there has been a rise and revitalization among far-right populist parties across Europe over the past two decades. This development does not appear to be a flash in the political pan but a manifestation of deeper trends.
Roman Yorkshire by Patrick Ottaway
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,400. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book presents an important and up to date synthesis of Roman Yorkshire. Patrick Ottaway has spent much of his career as a field archaeologist in York and this volume thus provides an up to date and well informed description of archaeological as well as textual evidence. Its comprehensive coverage will makes this a key work for all interested in the subject.
Viking Age Yorkshire by Matthew Townend
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 134,300. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In 866, the city of York was captured by a 'Great Army' of Viking warriors. Ten years later, according to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, the Viking army made the transition from warfare to settlement, as their leader 'shared out the land of the Northumbrians, and they proceeded to plough and to support themselves'. This conquest and settlement marked the beginning of Scandinavian domination.
The History of York by Patrick Nuttgens
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,400. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2017 by Alan Avery. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This single volume history of York is written by the nine leading experts in their field and traces the story of this historic town from it beginnings as a Roman garrison to the thriving modern town of the year 2000. This is an attractive book for both the general reader and the more advanced local historian while a full bibliography allows for further study.
Cyber War: The Next Frontier for NATO - Cyber Attack Response Readiness, Invoking Article 5, Discussion of the Tallinn Manual, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Resilience Management Model (RMM) by Progressive Management
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,290. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » European
Defining and understanding what constitutes a cyber-attack is a complicated matter, largely due to the fact that there has not yet been a large-scale cyber-attack upon any nation.
Using Their Own People Against Them: Russia's Exploitation of Ethnicity in Georgia and Ukraine - Putin, Crimea, Donbras, Ethnonationalism Foreign Policy, NATO, Hybrid War and Propaganda, Insurgency by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » European
Russia consistently exploits ethnic divides in its foreign policy strategy, specifically against states in its "near abroad." Georgia and Ukraine have been on the receiving end of this strategy for most of their post-Soviet history.
Bowman by Ron Black & Wendy Fraser
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 27, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » History » European
As far as we are aware this will be the first book about Joe Bowman, “Auld Hunty”, legendary huntsman to the Ullswater Foxhounds, since W. G. Skelton. Using newspaper reports and other source material the book attempts to give an insight into Joe Bowman, the life he led and the country he loved. Considered to be second only to the fabled huntsman John Peel, his fame spread worldwide.
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman by Ron Black
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,090. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2016 by Gone2Ground Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
"Chappie" - Anthony Chapman, a Lakeland huntsman, followed by many, respected by all. Here is another title to add to Ron's stable of carefully researched books, giving us first hand insights into the career of another Lakeland legend during the years of 1915 to 1982.
No Fighting Chance-Ireland's Lady of the Lake Disaster of 1833 by Thomas Clark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
No Fighting Chance recounts the "little Titanic" disaster when 250 Irish emigrants were abandoned by their drunken captain after striking an iceberg off Newfoundland. The few survivors were also later left for dead or murdered by their capricious captain. The book also follows the other tragedy Ireland experienced at the time when Simon Byrne lost the longest championship fight in history.
Sapte Decenii de Medicina: Amintirile unui Medic Geriatru by Dr. Carol Rafael
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,260. Language: Romanian. Published: November 1, 2016 by Dr. Gheorghe Rafael-Stefanescu. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health, Nonfiction » History » European
Autorul povesteste amintirile "medicale" din copilarie, scoala sanitara, cele doua facultati de medicina, specializarea si practicarea medicinei interne in România si a geriatriei in Israel. Povestirea se intinde de-a lungul a sapte decenii si ilustreaza schimbarile in patologia populatiei, in stiinta si in practica medicala. Stilul atractiv este condimentat cu umor, anecdote si situatii inedite.
Moreni 2002 - Clipe in istorie by Vasile Dragomir
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,440. Language: Romanian. Published: October 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Volumul "Moreni 2002 - clipe în istorie" este una dintre acele rare cărţi pe care, chiar după ce-ai citit-o din doasca-n doasca, stai sa te întrebi în ce categorie sa o clasezi.
2016 Leadership From the Center: A New Foreign and Security Policy for Germany - Bismarck, Realpolitik, Evolution of Civilian Power, NATO, Emerging Defense Policy, Eurozone Migrant and Economic Crisis by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Germany in 2016 finds itself in the midst of a political and diplomatic revolution, the meaning of which is unclear for United States policy other than this process constitutes a break with custom and tradition in statecraft. This study analyzes the evolution of German foreign policy and security policy since revival of statecraft in 1945.