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The Quotable Dissenting Heretic: Profound Statements of Human Dignity and Revolution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014 by aLife Beyond Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Some people stood up for themselves, and some people weren't allowed to stand at all, but all had a voice. Some were political, some were philosophical, but all were thought-provoking.
Understanding The Roots Of Fascism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This work is an in depth study of the sources of fascism both within the individual, and society at large. It includes a socio-psychological analysis of the development of fascism, and also a historical overview of specific representations of fascism.
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
Everything You Need to Know About Climate Change (2014)
Price: Free! Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
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Cutting through the BS, an examination of the science and politics behind climate change. For anyone unconvinced (or desiring to convince others) this is the best starting point for learning about this important global issue.
2014 Guide to the Iraq Crisis: Terrorist Advances in Mosul, Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), al-Baghdadi, AQI and ISIL, Levant, al-Qaeda in Syria, Obama al-Qaida Counterterrorism Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 403,070. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Twenty-four authoritative reports and documents in this unique ebook provide a comprehensive review from renowned experts and government sources of all aspects of the current Iraq crisis involving the al-Qaeda related terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
The Twentieth Century West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A thematic review of the major characters and trends in the 20th century, the first of its kind, Volume 5 of A History of the West.
Revolutions in the West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A history of the English, American, French and Russian revolutions, in comparison with each other, touching on human rights and what faces the Arab Spring. Volume 4 of A History of the West.
The English Difference?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
A short history of the English Constitution for people who want to know why England is so different to Europe.
The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imprisonment is an act of criminal violence, committed in pursuit of a revenge ethic. In responding to wrongdoing with violence, it doubles violence and criminality, rendering justice impossible. Instead, it valorizes violence as a role model (along with others). The book outlines the cultural transformation necessary to think of restorative justice, and get past the travesty of imprisonment.
Essential Guide to China's Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 - Overview and History, Accounts of Survivors and Dissidents, Anniversary Hearings, Current Chinese Human Rights Abuses
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This unique ebook provides a comprehensive overview of the June 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre in China on the occasion of the 25th anniversary, featuring histories, accounts of survivors and Chinese dissidents, hearings held by the U.S. Congress and the Congressional - Executive Commission on China (CECC), and stories of current Chinese human rights abuses.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 3: Soeharto's Fall and the Reformasi Era
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 297,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Vol 3 covers the chaotic final days of General Soeharto's New Order regime, continuing turmoil under President's B.J. Habibie, Abdurrahman Wahid and Megawati Sukarnoputri – the violent separation of East Timor; civil war in Maluku; black operations in Papua; the bloody insurgency in Aceh; the advent of Islamic terrorism – and the election (and re-election) of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi - Volume 2: Soeharto and the New Order
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 273,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Vol 2 covers the assassination of army leaders, the communist massacre, General Soeharto's rise to power and consolidation of the New Order regime, the East Timor occupation, separatist insurgencies in Aceh and Papua, Soeharto's turn toward Islam and cynical efforts to preserve power during the late-1990s – setting the stage for the May 1998 riots and Soeharto's resignation – the subject of Vol 3.
Brutal Wisdom: Comments on the 36 Strategies of Ancient Chinese Thought
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
"Banned Secret Strategies of the Ancient Chinese !" Imagine a book of ancient strategies so dangerous that a Chinese emperor of the past banned all mention of these strategies from the history books. Why ? Because they describe some of the most cunning and most devious strategies ever devised by the mind of man, and that they could possible morally corrupt all who read them.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
The War in Ukraine: The Invisible Step Toward The Beginning of World War 3
Series: Illuminati and Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,800. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Digital Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
YOU ARE ABOUT TO LEARN THE TRUTH - NOTHING ELSE! What you hear in the news about Ukraine is just the tip of the iceberg. There's something BIGGER going on behind the scenes, where Ukraine is just the "invisible step" toward a new World Crisis and World War!
Liberals Gone Wild!! The Not-So-Silent Conquering of America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
With the election of Barack Obama, Liberals have gone wild! They seek to conquer this nation from within by eroding our Constitution, weakening our defenses, undermining our moral foundations and remaking the American electorate. With laser-like clarity and surprising humor, Diann Russell dives in and explores this conquering of America and the counter-offensive required to restore the Republic.
The European Federalist Papers
Price: Free! Words: 115,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Jakub Jermář. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Taking the American Federalist Papers (1787-1788) as the best benchmark, the authors of The European Federalist Papers present the facts and arguments why the current intergovernmental system of the European Union is no longer adequate and has to be replaced by a European Federation like the United States of America in order to guarantee the Citizens’ and Member States' sovereignty.
Şafaklar Sakin ve Durgun
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: Turkish. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Gerçek bir yaşam öyküsünü konu alan, Şafaklar Sakin ve Durgun romanı, politikanın yanında o tarihlerde geleneksel, aile bağları, yaşamsal sorunları ve zorluklarını dile getirmektedir. 1968'den başlayan, 12 Eylül darbesi ile seçimlerin yapıldığı 1983 e kadar yaşananlar, hem kronolojik hem de yorumlarıyla ve günün gerçekleriyle bu romanda yer almaktadır.
Orienting Our Sights on the Future: Opportunities and Challenges of the Arab Revolts - Arab Spring, Syria, Libya, Turkey, Egypt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The wave of uprisings which began in December of 2010 in Tunisia, now generally referred to as the Arab Spring or Arab Revolts, has had varied results throughout the region and mixed responses from the international community. Not only has the rule of long-standing regimes been challenged, but also the relationships of leaders throughout the region and beyond have been redefined.