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Standing With Wendy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 519,570. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This work contains transcripts of almost 64 hours of debate and testimony on the Texas Senate and House floors, starting with Wendy Davis' filibuster of SB5, including the proposed House and Senate amendments for HB2, and ending with powerful citizen testimony on these bills.
The Roosevelt Court: A Study in Judicial Politics and Values, 1937-1947
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,810. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
A brilliant analysis of Supreme Court decisions during a crucial decade in the Supreme Court’s history, by a political scientist “interested in the social and psychological origins of judicial attitudes and the influence of individual predilections on the development of law.” A much-cited classic of the Court's judicial decisionmaking from the point of view of social science and not just doctrine.
Al-Qaida, the Tribes, and the Government - Lessons and Prospects for Iraq's Unstable Triangle, Middle East Studies Paper, al-Qaeda, the Awakening
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 107,360. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
As part of its anti-American insurgency in the Sunni areas, Al-Qaida's policy errors, characterized by an arrogant and uncompromising approach to tribal economic, social, and cultural interests, as well as the alienation of the existing tribal leadership, engendered considerable popular discontent and contributed to an eventual shifting of tribal alliances to the United States.
Yamani - The Inside Story
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 123,540. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Yamani - The acclaimed biography of the man who could move markets with a whisper and who, for 28 years on the world stage, was one of the most powerful, most famous and most recognizable people on the planet. It is the story of oil, of Saudi Arabia, of the West and of ultimate political power.
The Futility of War
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 by National Pacific Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Wars have been used as a means of settling territorial and other political disputes since the dawn of human civilisation. The Futility of War takes the reader through the long history of human conflict in all its forms, and considers the reasons why wars still exist today. It offers a fascinating insight into human nature, and the past, present and possible future of all mankind.
Boko Haram in Nigeria Encyclopedia: Confronting Terrorism from the Islamic Sect, Threat to Homeland, Political History and Expansion, Attacks, President Goodluck Jonathan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique ebook provides comprehensive coverage of the Boko Haram terror group in Nigeria. The group has claimed responsibility for the bombing of a bus station in April 2014 which killed over 70 people, and may have abducted over 100 schoolgirls in a later attack.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of 100 to 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
Letters from Palestine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,420. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: 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.
Religious Fascism (The Repeal of Section 28)
Price: $10.28 USD. Words: 199,750. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 131,430. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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.
Diary Of A Ram Fan
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,900. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by Sunset Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A satirical look at more than 75 years of Football's Rams history, combined with discussions of American Exceptionalism and almost 50 years of personal experience in the life of a Rams Fan.
Sadism, Songs and Stolen Liberty
Price: $8.19 USD. Words: 101,360. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Stephen Mann writes of his experience as a boy entrant to the British Royal Navy, his despair then anger at finding that he could not escape from a world of arbitrary rules and personal violence. His humour and North London independent spirit however shines through and despite his frustrations, the cracking momentum of the book is maintained as we enjoy adventures with Stephen and his shipmates o
2008 Financial Crisis: Official Federal Reserve Meeting Transcripts Reveal New Details About Crucial Decisions, Bernanke, Yellen, Lehman Collapse, White House Report on 2009 Stimulus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 808,350. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
This ebook presents the complete set of 2008 financial crisis meeting transcripts released by the Federal Reserve System in February 2014.
South Africa's People's Parliament: The Dream Deferred
Price: Free! Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In 2006, an employee of South Africa's Parliament was summarily fired, because he was a candidate in the municipal elections. This is the true story of his struggle to defend his political rights and that of Parliament’s 2000-plus employees. In the process he exposed the hypocrisy at the same Parliament that elected Mandela as the first black president of a post-Apartheid South Africa.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: The Intelligence Archipelago - The Community's Struggle to Reform in the Globalized Era, History of Intelligence Reform, Investigations and Reports
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,800. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: Authoritative history of intelligence reform, investigations, and reports; the 9/11 commission, Hart-Rudman National Security Act, Cold War, and more.
The Chinese Air Force: Evolving Concepts, Roles, and Capabilities - Hypersonic Vehicle Technology, Aircraft, Reverse Engineering, Threat to Taiwan, PLAAF Air Force Leaders, Airpower
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This vital report from a distinguished international group of experts on airpower, military affairs, and the People's Republic of China PRC - Taiwan relationship examines the present state and future prospects of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Y: The Sources of Islamic Revolutionary Conduct - Islamic Ressentiment, bin Laden, al-Qaida, Mohammad, Palestine, Comparison to Christianity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a work of fundamental strategic importance. It will serve as a starting point in understanding of the nature of the enemy we face in the war on Islamo-fascism. Habits of thought developed during the ideological wars of the 20th century are not sufficient cognitive models for prosecution of the current conflict.
2014 Complete Guide to the TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline: State Department Final Supplemental EIS, Risks to the Environment and Water Resources, Congressional Report
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 203,160. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Gain a complete understanding of the important controversy about the Keystone XL pipeline project with this flowing-text e-book containing a collection of official documents - including the State Department Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) executive summary released in January 2014 - on the risks of the pipeline.
2014 President Barack Obama State of the Union Address plus 2013 and 2009 Inaugural Addresses and Presidential Campaign Speeches from 2012
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 387,270. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This unique ebook compilation includes the full official transcript of the State of the Union address delivered by President Obama before a joint session of Congress on January 28, 2014.
2014 Complete Guide to the Terrorist Attacks on Americans in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012: Senate Report, House Interview Transcripts, Accountability Review Board (ARB)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 276,540. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
New material for 2014 includes the long-awaited Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Review of the Terrorist Attacks on U.S. Facilities in Benghazi, Libya highlighting State Department and intelligence failures which led to the attack, and newly declassified transcripts of House Armed Services Committee interviews with individuals in the military chain of command regarding the attack.