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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Multiservice Procedures for Aviation Urban Operations (FM 3-06.1) Fixed and Rotary Wing Aviation (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,770. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Multiservice Procedures for Aviation Urban Operations Field Manual (FM 3-06.1) covers the planning and conduct of air attacks in urban settings.
Shattered Relations Recounting the death of Kiwane Carrington
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,380. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
On October 9, 2009, 15 year old Kiwane Carrington was shot and killed by an on-duty police officer from the Champaign Police Department. This is the recounting of the news stories, editorials, and letters to the editor published by The News-Gazette reporting on and reacting to that fateful incident. In the retelling, the need to repair the shattered police community relationship is revealed.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Military Police Law and Order Operations FM 19-10 - Patrols, Working Dog Teams, Investigations (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,150. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the Military Police Law and Order Operations field manual (FM 19-10) covers the "law and order" duties of the military police (MP). This field manual (FM) discusses each element of the MP law and order mission.
Democracia participativa y modernización de los servicios públicos: Investigación sobre las experiencias de presupuesto participativo en Europa
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Price: Free! Words: 115,380. Language: Spanish. Published: August 30, 2011 by Transnational Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
En 1989, la ciudad de Porto Alegre creó el mecanismo del presupuesto participativo. En Europa, la primera data de 1994, pero no sería hasta la entrada de este nuevo siglo que la experiencia se difunde globalmente en el viejo continente. Este libro pretende analizar ese viaje y su expansión por Europa. El objetivo es dar cuenta de cómo se ha generalizado este proceso.
Municipal Waste
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 113,960. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Bullets fly—a city councilman is dead—and when Kurt Lvov stops hiding, he curses his new camera gig. But that’s showbiz, and since the Queen Latifah show got canned he’ll shoot anything for a buck, even shadowing the arrogant mayor of New York City.
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare - Nerve Agents, Incapacitating Agents, Riot Control, Toxins, Defense, Decontamination (Emergency War Surgery Series)
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 388,370. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Medical Aspects of Chemical Warfare is a comprehensive source of the information on chemical agents, including chemical detectors and protection equipment, diagnosis, decontamination, countermeasures and therapy, and response planning, as well as the history of chemical warfare and casualty management.
21st Century Textbooks of Military Medicine - Medical Aspects Of Biological Warfare - Anthrax, Ricin, Smallpox, Viral Fevers, Plague, Biosafety, Biosecurity (Emergency War Surgery Series)
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 338,100. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
From the much-referenced and highly acclaimed Textbooks of Military Medicine series, the Medical Aspects Of Biological Warfare (2007 Version) textbook reflects the critical threat posed by biological warfare and terrorism in a post 9-11 world. It addresses the weaponization of biological agents.
Diplomats & Terrorists - Or: How I Survived a 61-day Cocktail Party
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,380. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2011 by MAP. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
American Ambassador Diego Asencio bravely reconstructs his 61 days of captivity in Bogota, Colombia, with many other diplomats who were held by Colombia's M-19 guerrilla organization. This book is a rare look at how the captive diplomats played a large role in securing freedom. It is also testimony that, given time and effort, the honest practice of conflict resolution can bring positive results.
U.S. Army Equipment Encyclopedia: Weapons, Tracked and Wheeled Vehicles, Helicopters, Artillery, Programs, and Systems - plus the Army Posture Statement, Weapon Systems Document, Acquisitions
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 410,010. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Hundreds of U.S. Army systems - from artillery to helicopters - are comprehensively described in this detailed, up-to-date encyclopedia of Army equipment. This massive 1300-page report also includes the latest Army Posture Statement, a major government report on defense acquisitions, and much more.
2011 U.S. Army Posture Statement: Summary of Army Roles, Missions, Accomplishments, Plans, and Programs - Basic Reference on the State of the Army
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,550. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Here is the 2011 version of the annual Army Posture Statement - an unclassified summary of Army roles, missions, accomplishments, plans, and programs. Designed to reinforce the Secretary and Chief of Staff of the Army posture and budget testimony before Congress, the APS serves a broad audience as a basic reference on the state of the Army.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Exercise Evaluation and Improvement Planning (IS-130) - After Action Reports, Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,110. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces the basics of emergency management exercise evaluation and improvement planning. It also builds a foundation for exercise evaluation concepts as identified in the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program (HSEEP).
Breaking the Siege: Voyages of Free Gaza and the Freedom Flotilla
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You set the price! Words: 131,220. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Supporting the Civil Rights of Gaza’s Palestinians via the Sea. Edited by Dr. Bill Dienst, Greta Berlin and Huwaida Arraf
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Deployment Basics (IS-101.a) - Domestic Incident Deployments, Homeland Security, NIMS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) is designed to help prepare participants for deployment to a domestic incident.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100) for Schools (IS-100.SCa)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) introduces the Incident Command System (ICS) for schools.
Understanding Thomas Sowell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Military Resources in Emergency Management (IS-75), Defense Support of Civil Authorities, Useful Military Capabilities, NRF and NIMS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, provides participants with an overview of U.S. military resources potentially available to assist civilian authorities, and procedures for obtaining and integrating military resources into disaster response and recovery operations.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Mitigation eGrants for the Grant Applicant (IS-31)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,420. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI), in written form, provides various users with basic knowledge about using the web-based Mitigation Electronic Grants (eGrants) Management System.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Orientation to FEMA Logistics (IS-27) - Support to Disaster Relief
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,700. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides an overview of all field logistics functions and organizational relationships within logistics (roles, responsibilities, accountability). The student will gain a baseline knowledge of the standard practices.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Guide to Points of Distribution (POD) for Emergency Managers (IS-26) - Staffing, Procedures, Safety, Equipment, USACE Army Corps of Engineers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,990. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provide an in depth look into the planning, operations, and demobilization stages of a POD mission. The lessons detail the staffing and procedures any state will need to plan for, execute, and shut down POD operations.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness (IS-22) - Basic Preparedness, Natural Disasters, Terrorism, Recovery
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,860. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) has been designed to help the citizens of this nation learn how to protect themselves and their families against all types of hazards. It can be used as a reference source or as a step-by-step manual.