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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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 403,070. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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).
The Twentieth Century West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,910. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A thematic review of the major characters and trends in the 20th century, the first of its kind, Volume 5 of A History of the West.
Revolutions in the West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,140. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
A history of the English, American, French and Russian revolutions, in comparison with each other, touching on human rights and what faces the Arab Spring. Volume 4 of A History of the West.
The English Difference?
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,610. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A short history of the English Constitution for people who want to know why England is so different to Europe.
The End Is Not Near: How the Culture of Fear Has Corrupted Democracy, Built an Empire, and Eroded Our Intellectual Life
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Price: Free! Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"The End Is Not Near" explores the complicated world of the culture of fear and its origins in Christian prophetic traditions. "The End Is Not Near" also explores how we can mitigate this culture. In a nutshell, we need a renewed faith in our science-based liberal capitalist system, which has given us so much over the last century. However, this also means letting go of the distant past.
Penn State's Other Cover-up
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Penn State's Other Cover-up presents a documentary case study of how the University's trustees undercut education in the name of football, and how trustees from 1,065 other universities all join in.
The Need to Abolish the Prison System: An Ethical Indictment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imprisonment is an act of criminal violence, committed in pursuit of a revenge ethic. In responding to wrongdoing with violence, it doubles violence and criminality, rendering justice impossible. Instead, it valorizes violence as a role model (along with others). The book outlines the cultural transformation necessary to think of restorative justice, and get past the travesty of imprisonment.
Essential Guide to China's Tiananmen Square Massacre 1989 - Overview and History, Accounts of Survivors and Dissidents, Anniversary Hearings, Current Chinese Human Rights Abuses
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 269,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 297,030. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 273,590. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Brutal Wisdom: Comments on the 36 Strategies of Ancient Chinese Thought
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,070. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
"Banned Secret Strategies of the Ancient Chinese !" Imagine a book of ancient strategies so dangerous that a Chinese emperor of the past banned all mention of these strategies from the history books. Why ? Because they describe some of the most cunning and most devious strategies ever devised by the mind of man, and that they could possible morally corrupt all who read them.
The Mainstream Media News Blackout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
To make clear and above all, this is not a book on the authors opinion about the media, politics or national policies. It’s a documented research and compilation of investigative journalism extensively from the mainstream media. The purpose is to illustrate a long series of investigative reports that appear to be of the national interest, and are produced from one mainstream media...con't...
10 Ideas falsas que favorecen al despotismo. Las dictaduras del siglo XXI en las mentes de sus víctimas
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Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 24,000. Language: Spanish. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Antes de que las dictaduras se instalen, las sociedades han adoptado ideas falsas que la hacen posible. Liberarse de los dictadores es liberarse de los conceptos esclavizantes que suelen ser atractivos para los desprevenidos.
Putin, the Russian Elite, and the Future of Russia
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,950. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Asteroid Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
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
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,290. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 115,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Jakub Jermář. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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.
Sakindi Oranın Şafakları
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 97,790. Language: Turkish. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Gerçek bir yaşam öyküsünü konu alan, Sakindi Oranın Şafakları 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
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,760. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,100. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,740. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 31, 2014 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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.