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Istanbul Intrigues
Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
World War ll London Blitz Diary Volume 4
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.
Assimilation and its Discontents
Price: Free! Words: 120,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.
The Tragedy of the Middle East
Price: Free! Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region’s modern history really is a tragedy.’ Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold; pragmatism was thrown out the window. And yet alongside all of these disasters was a certainty of correctness and a violent rejection of even considering what had gone wrong.
Long War for Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
Fail: The Collpase of Reason in Gun Control
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
Fail: The Collapse of Reason in Gun Control is a look at the evidence available concerning guns and crime. Every attempt is made to present evidence in a straightforward, unbiased manner so that the actual relationship between gun ownership and crime can be explored.
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East
Price: Free! Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is the culmination of 15 years in studying U.S. policy and Middle East politics. All of my opinions, much of the material, many of the anecdotes, and the unattributed quotes are the result of direct observation and private discussions with American and regional policymakers and experts.
Secrets of State
Price: Free! Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is a history of the State Department but, more broadly, of the American foreign policymaking process. It narrates the development of both the decision-making institutions and the content of policy from the founding of the republic through the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
Paved with Good Intentions
Price: Free! Words: 137,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Watching the Iranian revolution in 1978, it seemed to me vital to explain the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how things had become so much in conflict. This book traces that relationship down through the hostage crisis. Many have recognized it as the critical account on this issue.
The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict
Price: Free! Words: 121,750. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Hundreds of books and thousands of articles have been devoted to the history and contemporary course of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
مختصر الثقافة السياسية
Price: Free! Words: 49,550. Language: Arabic. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
القصد من هذا الكتاب تزويد القارئ بمعلومات مختصرة عن مواضيع ومصطلحات سياسية تتردد كثيرا في وسائل الإعلام، بلغة سهلة دون الخوض في الجانب التاريخي لتلك المواضيع والمصطلحات، لينهل منها القارئ ثقافة سياسية تساعده على اللحاق بالركب ومعرفة ما يدور من أحداث متسارعة وسقوط حكومات وأنظمة واحدة تلو الأخرى وظهور مفاهيم ومصطلحات سياسية صاحبت تلك الأحداث والتطورات.
Il ritorno dell'Impero di Mezzo
Series: Incroci, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,980. Language: Italian. Published: February 5, 2013 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
La grande strategia della Repubblica Popolare Cinese in Asia nel XXI secolo.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 2
Price: Free! Words: 156,560. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"Sensual Preciousness" introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human, and how humans as individuals and communities can interact. Offering a vision about the transformation termed "globalization.” Offering an analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Sensual Preciousness, Volume 1
Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Sensual Preciousness introduces the Earthfolk vision and practices of intimacy. A fundamentally distinct way of understanding what it means to be human and how humans can interact with each other. Concerned about the worldwide upheaval termed “globalization.” Offering an emotional and intellectual analysis accompanied by personal rituals and practices for experiencing one’s sensual preciousness.
Faulty Assumptions: Why Blaming Teachers Won't Fix Public Schools
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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Faulty Assumptions is a poignant, accessible, and fresh look at the world of public school education guaranteed to challenge the current dialogue about where America should be looking for answers to the nation’s education woes.
Outlaw or American Patriot?
Price: Free! Words: 80,940. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
"Resist illegitimate authority!" meant both religious and secular authority as they waged the Vietnam War. Inspired by the visions of Vatican Council II and Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, like other "Catholic Radicals," I destroyed tens of thousands of draft cards as one of the "Minnesota 8." Why did I do it? What did my trial and prison do to me? Dread-filled times waging "Peace, now!" MLK & Lennon!
2013 President Barack Obama Inaugural Address, the 2009 Obama Inaugural Address, and Campaign Speeches from the Presidential Campaign of 2012 Against Republican Mitt Romney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 380,380. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
The official transcript of the Inaugural Address delivered by President Barack Obama on January 21, 2013 is presented, along with several other inaugural-activity event transcripts, and the 2009 address.
Love the Least (A Lot)
Price: Free! Words: 40,430. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Abort73.com founder and director, Michael Spielman, explains why abortion-vulnerable children are as qualified to wear the "least of these" label as any victim class in the world. Whatever we fail to do in their defense, we fail to do for Christ.