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Conversations with the Crow
By Gregory Douglas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,160. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013 by Basilisk Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The final, transcribed conversations of Robert Trumbull Crowley - former Deputy Director of Clandestine Operations for the CIA
Complete Guide to Maritime Pirates, Piracy, and Security, Assaults from Somalia, 2009 Capture of the Maersk Alabama, Rescue of Captain Richard Phillips, al-Shabaab
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 431,110. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of maritime piracy, assaults on shipping from Somali pirates, security measures including the work of the U.S. Navy, and the 2009 attack on the Maersk Alabama and the Navy rescue of Captain Richard Phillips. This massive compendium includes government reports, federal material, military information, and Congressional hearings.
Canadian Health Policy in the News
By Evidence Network
Price: Free! Words: 127,890. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs
Canadian health policy will always be emerging and unfolding, responding to changing environmental and economic factors, new technologies, publicly held values and differing political landscapes. "Canadian Health Policy in the News" captures a moment in time and presents the issues that concern Canadians most, grounding our national discourse and debate on healthcare in the best evidence.
Nostradamus: The War with Iran--Islamic Prophecies of the Apocalypse
By John Hogue
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
World-renowned prophecy expert John Hogue has never seen the cryptic 16th-century prophet Nostradamus write so many clear warnings that war in Iran is coming soon. Yet there is an alternative future. The peacemakers are also mentioned along with their efforts to avert a catastrophic war. Read how the apocalyptic aspirations of the Christian West, Israel and Islam might play out or be forestalled.
The Business & Politics of Sports: A Selection of Columns by Evan Weiner Second Edition
By Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 246,610. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Everybody in America and around the world is paying in some way for sports, whether it is through taxes, cable TV bills, tax breaks or incentives. In a selection of his columns spanning from 1998 to the present, award winning journalist Evan Weiner connects the dots and shows how business, politics and sports are so closely interwoven.
Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans Talk About Race and Identity
By Lise Funderburg
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 146,200. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this 20th anniversary edition of the landmark "Black, White, Other" (Morrow, Quill), journalist Lise Funderburg explores the lives of 46 adult children of black/white unions. Her subjects' unflinching honesty, humor, and deep feeling result in a stunning—and enduring—portrait of race in America. New foreword by novelist Mat Johnson and links to updated commentary from original participants.
Complete Guide to al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda, Mujahideen Youth Movement (MYM), Terrorism in East Africa, Somalia, Mall Attack in Nairobi, Kenya, Transnational Terrorist Threat
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,460. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This unique ebook provides a thorough review of all aspects of the threat posed by terrorists from East Africa, focusing on the al-Shabaab group (also known as the Mujahideen Youth Movement MYM). These al-Qaeda affiliated terrorists claimed responsibility for the brutal assault on the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya on September 21, 2013.
Disaster and Sociolegal Studies
By Susan Sterett
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Legal governance of disaster brings both care and punishment to the upending of daily life of place-based disasters. National states use disasters to reorganize how they govern. This collection, edited by Denver University professor, Susan Sterett considers how law is implicated in disaster. The findings point to reconsidering what states do in disaster, and how law enables and constrains action.
Steinbeck: Citizen Spy
By Brian Kannard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,880. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
After languishing in the CIA’s archives for 60 years, a letter is uncovered in John Steinbeck’s own hand that shatters everything history tells us about the author’s life. Written in 1952, to CIA Director Walter Bedell Smith, Steinbeck makes an offer to become an asset for the Agency during a trip to Europe later that year. More shocking than Steinbeck’s letter is Smith’s reply accepting.
History of the Bureau of Diplomatic Security of the United States Department of State - Cold War, McCarthyism, Spies, Leaks, Bugs, Ambassador Dubs Killing, Moscow Embassy Bugging
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,300. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This Diplomatic Security history, professionally researched and written by the State Department Historian’s Office, is an authoritative reference source and an archival record of the many critical duties, milestone events, prominent personalities, and worldwide locations with which DS has been associated over the past century.
Thinking Through the Cold War
By David Jardini
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
From Each According To His Ability: Essays on Karl Marx and Classical Political Economy
By Robert Paul Wolff
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 2. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 122,000. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
For thirty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been carrying on a deep study of the tradition of social and economic theory that started with the French Physiocrats and Adam Smith and was brought to its highest point of development by Karl Marx. In these essays and papers, we see Wolff working through the several aspects of Marx's thought and bringing them into fruitful and unified conjuncture.
A Credo for Progressives: Essays on Political Theory and Practical Politics
By Robert Paul Wolff
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 3. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 126,450. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
For fifty-five years, Robert Paul Wolff has been reflecting on the theory of modern political society and engaging actively in a number of progressive political movements. The volume opens with a brief Credo for Progressives, in which Wolff forthrightly states the moral and political commitment that has shaped his life and writings.
Judicial Review and the National Political Process: A Functional Reconsideration of the Role of the Supreme Court
By Jesse H. Choper
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 170,680. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
As constitutional scholar John Nowak noted when it was first released, Choper's classic book "is mandatory reading for anyone seriously attempting to study our constitutional system of government. It is an important assessment of the democratic process and the theoretical and practical role of the Supreme Court." That view is still true today, as borne out by countless cites to it in recent years.
The Enemies Within: Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress
By Trevor Loudon
Series: The Enemies Within, Book 2. Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 179,320. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Trevor Loudon. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
By Antoinette Vlieger
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Fascinating study and inside account of the lives of maids and caregivers in the oil-rich Middle East, who become contractually bound to near-slavery by taking positions overseas. Dutch law professor Vlieger interviewed many maids, bosses, and job agencies to get to the truth. She places what she found into a theoretical frame of petropolitics. Accessible to everyone, with compelling stories.
Savage Ingratitude: How the Jewish Left and the Protestant Elite Sabotage America
By Ari Ben-Tzvi
Price: Free! Words: 114,000. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Conservative former Communist Jew reveals the Liberal Jewish plan for America. Author Ari Ben-Tzvi attended Columbia University during the time that the protests of the early ‘60’s were getting started, and was soon radicalized. Not only did he participate in the student unrest, he joined the Communist Party. Now he reveals an inside view of how the Jewish Left has betrayed America.
Holy Terror: Lies the Christian Right Tells Us to Deny Gay Equality
By Mel White
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,870. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
In this book, Mel White argues that the true goals of today's fundamentalists are to break down the wall that separates church and state, superimpose their "moral values" on the US Constitution, replace democracy with theocratic rule, and ultimately create a new "Christian America" in their image. They believe this is a Christian nation that must be returned forcibly to its Christian roots.
Kashmir : With A Touch Of Beauty, Global Politics and Terror
By Bankey Nagaich
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 150,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This book deals with history, culture, temples, monuments, paintings, economics, wild life, tourism, , agriculture, secession & terrorism in Kashmir and India.The special feature of the book is additional coverage of Indo-US and Indo-US-Pakistan (terrorism epicenter) relations along with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China and Russia as well as the long duration of relationship , 1947-2012.
Sacrifice - The True Story of Courage over Chernobyl
By Cap Parlier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,470. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013 by Saint Gaudens Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Hero of the Soviet Union Gourgen Karapetyan and Gromov Experimental Test Pilot Anatoly Grishchenko flew into Hell over Chernobyl to save the Motherland and the World. Anatoly developed a radiation-induced, life-threatening, blood disorder. Gougen sought the assistance of a colleague in flight, Cap Parlier, to obtain a potential curative treatment for Anatoly in Seattle. This is their story.