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dMAC Digest Volume 5 No 3 ~ Djakarta Journal # 1
Price: Free! Words: 10,030. Language: Australian English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jakarta, Indonesia, in all its various guises - at times under the influence of Chinese, Indians, Portuguese, Dutch, British and Japanese. This is a snapshot of some the main events that led to the modern, thriving, cosmopolitan city it has become. This first edition covers the history of Djakarta, from the earliest human habitation, up to the days of the Dutch, circa 1811 CE
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 13 - Naval and Littoral Systems, Surface Vessels, Undersea, Submarines, Assault and Amphibious Craft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,770. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends. Part 13 reproduces Volume Three, Naval and Littoral Systems, covering surface vessels, undersea, submarines, assault and amphibious craft.
Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume I, 1907-1950 - Army Air Forces, Building Air Power, World War II, Building the USAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the milestone official comprehensive history of the United States Air Force with compelling stories about America's airmen and their aircraft. This document, Volume I, contains the first 12 chapters and begins with balloons and the earliest heavier-than-air machines. It carries the story through World War II to the establishment of the United States Air Force as a service.
Abe: The Life Story of Abraham Lincoln
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no attempt to write a history of the times in which Lincoln lived and worked. Such historical events as have been narrated were selected solely because they illustrated some phase of the character of Lincoln. In this biography, the single purpose has been to present the living man with such distinctness of outline that the reader may have a sort of feeling of being acquainted.
Look Up, Indianapolis! A Walking Tour of Indianapolis, Indiana
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,360. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Indianapolis, Indiana is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Great Unknown King
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: Russian. Published: July 13, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The book offers a new look at the personality of the King of Prussia, Frederick the Great. Книга позволяет по-новому взглянуть на личность короля Пруссии Фридриха Великого - прославленного полководца, выдающегося политика и великого реформатора.
Look Up, Madison! A Walking Tour of Madison, Wisconsin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Madison, Wisconsin is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Department of Defense Chemical and Biological Defense Program - Comprehensive Reports on Military Efforts to Protect Against NBC, WMD, Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Threats
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two reports from the DOD Joint Chemical and Biological Defense Program provide an up-to-date status of the military's efforts to protect against nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons and terror threats.
Assessing the People's Liberation Army in the Hu Jintao Era - Nuclear Missile Policy, Propaganda, Suppression of Dissent, Cyberspace, Space, Veterans Grievances, New Historic Missions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,610. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The papers in this book provide a valuable and insightful review of the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) many impressive advances over the past decade.
Chinese Energy Security: The Myth of the PLAN's Frontline Status - Chinese Navy, Maritime Security, Spratly Islands, Sino-Japanese Tension, Senkaku Islands, East China Sea, Naval Blockade
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the dynamics of China's energy security dilemma and the role of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,150. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History, Nonfiction » History » North America
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
Outlaws and Gunslingers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Western outlaws terrorized the country during the 1800s and early1900s, robbing stagecoaches, banks, trains and merchants. Some became folk heroes. The west's fastest gun was not an outlaw. He was an FBI agent with the nickname of "Jelly" Bryce. He could drop a coin from shoulder height, draw and shoot the coin before it reached his waist.
A Walking Tour of Cumberland, Maryland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,970. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Cumberland, Maryland is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
#NätKärlek Del 3 av 4 i serien Twitterstorm
Series: Twitterstorm, Book 3. Price: $49.99 USD. Words: 225,820. Language: Swedish. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » History » European
Del 3 i serien Twitterstorm är #NätKärlek som uppstod som en motaktion och reaktion till #näthatet som redan hade pågått ett bra tag, och som nu hade totalt exploderat till sin absoluta yttersta gräns, och som var så smått på väg att falla tillbaka för att sedermera plana ut i sin aktivitetskurva. Jämför man nu innehållet i boken #NätHat mot #NätKärlek kan man se hur diskussionen svänger.
Iraqi Perspectives Project: A View of Operation Iraqi Freedom from Saddam's Senior Leadership - Hussein's Distorted Worldview, Desert Storm, Regime Prepares for War, Baghdad Bob, Final Days
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,850. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) overthrew Saddam's regime and opened up one of the world's most secretive governments to outside analysis, presenting a once-in-a-generation opportunity for military leaders and historians to delve deep into the decision-making processes of a former adversary.
A Walking Tour of Staunton, Virginia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Staunton, Virginia is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Crummell!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Story of Oliver Cromwell's 'pacification' of Ireland between 1649 and 1653, with a description of the New Model Army, the sieges of Drogheda and Wexford, and the removal of the entire Catholic population from their homes to exile in the far west of Ireland.
Nuclear Weapons and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - 2012 Issues with Weapon Limitations, Stockpile Surveillance Program, Management and Oversight
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
In a February 2012 report, for the 52 NNSA identified limitations for all weapons in the U.S. nuclear stockpile, 86 percent fall into six types: detonation safety under abnormal conditions, weapon reliability, weapon delivery, more frequent replacement of limited life components, nuclear yield, and worker safety.
A Horse Amongst Donkeys
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,580. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The mysterious Rigveda is on the verge of being decoded. For the first time in a few thousand years, the real meaning of 16 select hymns is presented in this short book. And it is vastly different from what you may have read or heard. This book blows away many long-standing myths. It demonstrates that the Rigveda is not full of abstract poetry but is a fascinating, and very readable document.
La Sublevación Catalana 1640-1652
Price: $6.30 USD. Words: 39,850. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Con la subida al trono de Felipe IV, y con él el Conde-Duque de Olivares, éste incorporó las ideas de reparto y uniformidad fiscal. En 1639 se eligió Cataluña como escenario para las operaciones contra Francia y obligarla a contribuir al esfuerzo de guerra. En este ambiente tan hostil, se produjeron en mayo de 1640 graves incidentes que desembocaron en el denominado “Corpus de Sangre".