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Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 134,850. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » History » American
Second Edition. Forget the hype of news reports and what media showed you during history-making disasters: Hurricanes Hugo, Andrew and Iniki to the Northridge Earthquake plus more. Follow Robert Winter, a 25-year FEMA inspector, at ground level as he encounters the true story, the grit, triumphs and tragedies of how these disasters played out in people's lives around the world on a daily basis.
RANT 2.0: Even More Politics & Snark in the Age of Obama
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 144,910. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this second volume collection of her daily column DIANNY RANTS, Diann Russell picks up where she left off in volume one. Including almost 100 hilarious DIANNY images, RANT 2.0 explores the person of Barack Obama and life in Obama's America. From the economy to climate change, from a nagging First Lady to the endless Obama vacations, Diann covers it all with razor wit and political savvy.
COPS vs. The Constitution: The Neo Progressive Exploitation of Law Enforcement
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
Cops vs. The Constitution is a new book that takes a philosophical approach to the political "taking for grantedness" of Law Enforcement by way of Special Interests.
When the Enemy is Us — Daffy Military and Civilian Episodes in War and Peace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,330. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This story recounts monumental government, military and civilian gaffes spanning from World War II to the present, concentrating specifically on events in or near Johnston County, in eastern N.C. Trying times and stressful situations cause generally rational people to make ludicrous mistakes. The daffy episodes herein will make you shake your head and wonder how we’ve survived.
Islamic State (IS) Encyclopedia: America's War Against ISIS / ISIL Terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Leader al-Baghdadi, Levant, al-Qaeda in Syria, Obama's al-Qaida Counterterrorism Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 645,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique ebook encyclopedia documents all aspects of this vital issue with comprehensive and authoritative information from renowned experts and government sources.
Party Politics in Southeast Asia - Organization Money Influence
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 130,690. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The first comparative study covering eight of the ten ASEAN countries. It provides a fresh look into organization and internal mechanisms of the main political parties, how they function on the ground, how they hold together, how their leadership systems work, including internal competition and candidate selection, campaign strategies and party finances, money politics and career opportunities.
Obama and the New Left in Latin America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,110. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Obama and the New Left in Latin America is a political radiogram of the transformations that have taken place in Latin America over the past decade, with a particular focus on the region's fraught relations with the United States.
Congress and the Court: A Case Study in the American Political Process
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 124,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law
Princeton professor Walter Murphy analyzed the role of Congress in trying to manage an activist Court at a time of seismic change in law and evolving interplay between two powerful institutions. On the original dustjacket: a "first-rate assessment of the delicate balance of power between Congress and the Supreme Court as it affects the American political process." New foreword by Thomas E. Baker.
A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977 - Legislation, Korean War, Pepper Board, Snell Committee, Recruit and Officer Training, Uniforms, Promotions, Marriage, Motherhood, Husbands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
This informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) covers the period from 1946-1977.
Bosnia and Herzegovina in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Military, Religion, Serbs and Croats, Sarajevo, Tuzla, Zenica, Mostar
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Möten med Internet Generationen
Series: Från Konsumtion till Internet i en Värld av Elektricitet, Andra Boken. Price: Free! Words: 100,020. Language: Swedish. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
En sak som konfunderat mig under de år jag rest är att den unga generationen skiljer sig så enormt från tidigare generationer. Jag hade träffat dem vid flera tillfällen och jag har en son som föddes 1991 vars uppväxt jag följt på nära håll. Varför denna otroliga skillnad? Kunde det vara Internet, och i så fall, varför? Vad är det som gör att vi har en generation som har så hög empatiförmåga?
Essential Guide to the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank: Debate on Reauthorization, Controversy, Critics and Supporters, Bank Reports and Documents, Annual Report and Plans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 431,970. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Exports & imports, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This enormous compilation of documents provides a comprehensive overview of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, the official export credit agency of the United States.
Defense Threat Reduction Agency Foreign Consequence Management Legal Deskbook - Tool for Responders to Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and Terrorism Incidents on Foreign Soil
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 116,710. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication is designed as a research tool for lawyers responding to weapons of mass destruction accidents or incidents of terrorism on foreign soil.
U.S. Proliferation Policy and the Campaign Against Transnational Terror: Linking the U.S. Non-Proliferation Regime to Homeland Security Efforts - NBC, Nuclear Weapons, WMD, Iran, North Korea
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,220. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
The non-proliferation treaty regime the international community has utilized for over half a century is insufficient to combat emerging global threats, specifically, WMD terrorism. The current landscape of transnational terrorism requires a major shift in U.S. nonproliferation policies if the current regime is going to address WMD threats.
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).
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.
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.
Typhoon Haiyan the Untold Story
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » World
Inspired by true events, the novel brings to life an epic tale of survival from the world’s strongest typhoon ever recorded in history, Typhoon Haiyan, where it weaves a human story that would stir hearts and touch lives, combining intense drama, love, and faith as it entreats reader’s on how far can one human being go to mend broken lives.