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Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
In this thoughtful monograph, the author traces how Russia’s character has shaped its evolution, with a particular focus on how the ruling “elite” has led the country from one disaster to another. An examination of Russia’s ruling circles since Lenin and the leadership selection process, reveals how and why Putin ascended to power, and how his policies are likely to shape the country’s future.
Liberals Gone Wild!! The Not-So-Silent Conquering of America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
With the election of Barack Obama, Liberals have gone wild! They seek to conquer this nation from within by eroding our Constitution, weakening our defenses, undermining our moral foundations and remaking the American electorate. With laser-like clarity and surprising humor, Diann Russell dives in and explores this conquering of America and the counter-offensive required to restore the Republic.
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.
Şafaklar Sakin ve Durgun
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 103,900. Language: Turkish. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Gerçek bir yaşam öyküsünü konu alan, Şafaklar Sakin ve Durgun romanı, politikanın yanında o tarihlerde geleneksel, aile bağları, yaşamsal sorunları ve zorluklarını dile getirmektedir. 1968'den başlayan, 12 Eylül darbesi ile seçimlerin yapıldığı 1983 e kadar yaşananlar, hem kronolojik hem de yorumlarıyla ve günün gerçekleriyle bu romanda yer almaktadır.
Orienting Our Sights on the Future: Opportunities and Challenges of the Arab Revolts - Arab Spring, Syria, Libya, Turkey, Egypt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The wave of uprisings which began in December of 2010 in Tunisia, now generally referred to as the Arab Spring or Arab Revolts, has had varied results throughout the region and mixed responses from the international community. Not only has the rule of long-standing regimes been challenged, but also the relationships of leaders throughout the region and beyond have been redefined.
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.
Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh
Price: Free! Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Hơn 40 năm sau khi loạt bài "Trăm Việt trên vùng định mệnh" được đăng tải lần đầu trên tạp chí Bách Khoa (Sài Gòn 1969-1974), cùng với các tranh chấp biên giới và lãnh hải giữa Việt Nam và người láng giềng khổng lồ phương Bắc (và với cả các lân bang Trăm Việt), những điều chứa đựng trong Trăm Việt Trên Vùng Định Mệnh ngày càng minh bạch và đầy ý nghĩa.
Turkey and the Arab Spring: Leadership in the Middle East
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 164,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
Turkey, after a remarkable decade of change, has faced the challenges of the Middle East’s recent turmoil, mass movements and democratic setbacks to create a dynamic new foreign policy that will shape its role in Middle East leadership for years to come.
Understanding and Surviving Obamacare
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,630. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Finally, you have found the critical and necessary book that you've heard so much about, essential information on Surviving Obamacare. James W. Forsythe, M.D., H.M.D., is an internationally acclaimed integrative medical oncologist. Non-stop streams of patients from around the globe visit his U.S. clinic for treatment and medical advice.
Radio Free Steve Volume One Memorial Daze 2014 Scream of Consciousness
Price: $1.54 USD. Words: 22,310. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Anxieties & Phobias
Faced with a case of writer's block on my current project, I decided to take Memorial Day weekend and just cut loose with stream of consciousness babblings/rantings/cleverness-- choose your term. The result is amusing, bizarre, pointed, and occasionally even funny, riffing off the TV, drunks in bars, the UCSB mass shooting, the NSA, ice cream, and so much more. Buy the ticket, take the ride.
Five Outs from the World Series
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,970. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Five Outs from the World Series: The title is one of 39 selected commentaries capturing the flavor and times of several decades leading up to 2005.
Muerte de una República
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 63,650. Language: Spanish. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
El libro narra cómo el gobierno de Daniel Ortega, que llega al poder al ganar las elecciones de noviembre de 2006 en Nicaragua con solo el 38 por ciento de los votos de los nicaragüenses se encarga de instaurar un régimen absolutista, en muchos casos valiéndose de la debilidad de las instituciones democráticas. El libro recorre "el primer período orteguista" que para efectos de la obra abarca de 2
Venom of Asps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Meira bat Erachaim has befriended and was influenced by a wide variety of people from all corners of the world with disparate political opinions and religious beliefs. The places she lived and, more importantly, the people she met helped form her distinctive point of view. Her perspective is unapologetically sincere, sometimes controversial, and never humourless.
Al-Qaida After Ten Years of War - A Global Perspective of Successes, Failures, and Prospects - Iraq and Afghanistan, Pakistan, Arab Spring, Tuaregs, bin Laden, Egypt, al-Shabaab, al-Qaeda
Price: $7.59 USD. Words: 118,980. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Over the past 10 years, counterterrorism efforts have disrupted its main training facilities and eliminated much of the core leadership structure, including the mastermind Usama Bin Ladin. Despite this, Al-Qaida has proved resilient.
The Resurgence of Al-Qaeda in Syria and Iraq - AQIM, Ansar al-Sharia, Al Nusrah Front, ISIS, Islamic Front, Alleppo, Alawites, Sunni, AQAP, Assad, Al-Shabaab, Salafist
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,670. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Even though Al Nusrah has shown a willingness to cooperate with the Islamic Front, the latter is likely to have to reject any long-term alliance with Al Nusrah if it wishes to retain funding from the Saudis and the Gulf States.
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.
Russia After Putin - Ukraine, Syria, Relations with China, Beslan, Armenia, Stalin Lite, Magnitsky Scandal, Lavrov, Navalny, Russian Street Protests, European Union
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,840. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
Are Putin's days numbered as many Russian watchers predict and what will Russia look like after he leaves the Kremlin?
Connections: Celebration, Wisdom and Commentary from Dunedin Methodist Parish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,440. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014 by Philip Garside. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Public affairs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
Arising from a New Zealand context and touching on universal issues, Connections offers 45 responses from the people of Dunedin Methodist Parish to the challenge of being church and living out the gospel in their community. The articles, selected from weekly contributions 2007–2013, are grouped into five broad categories, and cover diverse topics.
U.S. Government Counterinsurgency Guide - Theory and Principles, Components of COIN Strategy, NGOs, Country Teams, Private Sector, USAID, Afghanistan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,400. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This Guide, the first of its kind in almost half a century, distills the best of contemporary thought, historical knowledge, and hard-won practice. It is the best kind of doctrinal work: intellectually rigorous, yet practical.
2014 Report on Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment, U.S. Global Change Research Program (Highlights) - Global Warming, Regional Impacts
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Global Warming & Climate Change
Americans are noticing changes all around them. Summers are longer and hotter, and extended periods of unusual heat last longer than any living American has ever experienced. Winters are generally shorter and warmer. Rain comes in heavier downpours.