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Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah - Home of the Warriors Part II
Series: Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah - Home of the Warriors, Book 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,400. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Second and final part of this personal memoir of a year in Afghanistan. From 2007 to 2008 an American served as an adviser to an Afghan-led counter-narcotics advisory team in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province. This is the scene of half the world's opium poppy production and a raging Taliban insurgency. It is a microcosm of why U.S. efforts failed in Afghanistan.
Disaster and Sociolegal Studies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,190. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 126,580. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2013 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
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.
Sverige 2020: Från extremt experiment till normal nation
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 97,960. Language: Swedish. Published: September 9, 2013 by Bredefeldt Förlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Denna litanias titel Sverige 2020: Från extremt experiment till normal nation beskriver förutsättningar och förhoppningar om ett normalare Sverige. Det finns en mängd historier och detaljer, hjältar och skurkar i de kommande sidorna. Skandaler, sex och kroppsvätskor omtalas såväl som sovjetiska ubåtar, falliska trumpeter och tvivelaktiga välfärdskonstnärer. Alla som berättas har hänt....
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,300. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
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.
Basic Concept Of Political Science
Price: $7.55 USD. Words: 53,380. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This book tackles the definition and significance of the different forms goverments in the world with emphasis on the system of governance and the role of bureaurcracy in our country. Know the nature and influence of each form and system of government in the lives of people in the world.
The Swedish Story - From extreme experiment to normal nation
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Bredefeldt Förlag. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The subtitle of The Swedish Story: From extreme experiment to normal nation cover the areas of intellectual curiosity that make up the arguments in this study from medieval to postmodern Sweden.
Thinking Through the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
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
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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.
Law and the Quest for Justice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,260. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Civil rights, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
An insightful collection of essays from leading voices on the challenges and promise of justice and law, the book is accessible and interesting to a wide audience. It features internationally renowned members of the academy, national political figures, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, & crusading lawyers. Edited by Marjorie Zatz, Doris Marie Provine, and James P. Walsh. Current and fascinating.
Judicial Review and the National Political Process: A Functional Reconsideration of the Role of the Supreme Court
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 170,680. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Constitutional law, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
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.
CIA Sherman Kent Center for Intelligence Analysis Papers - Practice of Analytic Tradecraft in the Directorate of Intelligence, Transnational Threats, Profession of Intelligence Analysis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,620. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This publication of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is intended to help the Kent Center fulfill its mission of promoting the practice of analytic tradecraft in the Directorate of Intelligence, and of furthering a greater understanding of intelligence analysis in the wider communities in which it is practiced, studied, or taught.
The Enemies Within: Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress
Series: The Enemies Within, Book 2. Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 179,320. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013 by Trevor Loudon. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » North America
Communists, Socialists and Progressives in the U.S. Congress
Domestic Workers in Saudi Arabia and the Emirates: A Socio-legal Study on Conflicts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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.
A Question of Faith: A History of the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 67,130. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Christian pacifists opposed all war, at all times irrespective of political developments. They shared a core and absolute belief, based on the teachings of Jesus Christ, that war was a moral and ethical sin. In March 1936, Wellington Methodist Minister Ormond Burton and his circuit steward A C Barrington established the Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand. This is it's history.
Savage Ingratitude: How the Jewish Left and the Protestant Elite Sabotage America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,000. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah - Home of the Warriors Part I
Series: Afghanistan: Lashkar Gah - Home of the Warriors, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,570. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From 2007 to 2008 an American served as an adviser to an Afghan-led counter-narcotics advisory team in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah, Helmand Province. This was, and still is, the scene of half the world's opium poppy production and ground center zero of a raging Taliban-fueled insurgency. It is a microcosm of why U.S. efforts failed in Afghanistan - the damage was all self-inflicted.
Today’s The Day - The book of the official International Observance Days
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,240. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
A book detailing the calendar of International Days - including World Oceans Day, World Refugee Day, World Suicide Prevention Day, World Tourism Day, World Teachers' Day, International Day of Rural Women, World AIDS Day, World Cancer Day, World Radio Day, Martin Luther King Day, etc., etc.
White Christian Domination: When Will it End
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book gives chronological description of major historical events in history of the white race dominating civilizations from the ancient time of Alexander the Great and the Roman Empire to today’s British Empire and the United States Empire.