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Nhịp sống hiện đại và dưỡng sinh tinh thần
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,910. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tinh thần tổn hao, lao tâm khổ trí như cái vòng kim cô của Tôn Ngộ Không, càng lo lắng muốn thoát ra thì nó cứ thít chặt lại, làm cho tinh khô, khí hư, thần nhược, là mầm mống của bệnh tật, suy lão, rút ngắn tuổi thọ. Sách giúp quý bạn gỡ cái vòng kim cô kỳ quái và vui sống !
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Contingency and Disaster Planning (Air Force Pamphlet 10-219, Volume 1) - Air Force Civil Engineer History, Terrorism, Natural Disasters
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
This Air Force document discusses contingencies for which civil engineers must be prepared. It contains practical information to help unit-level civil engineers plan their responses to contingencies, disasters, war, and other military operations.
A History of the British Monarchy in Brief(s)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 53,500. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The British Monarchy spans twelve hundred years and more than sixty people. This books examines them one by one, centering on the strange and unusual events that occurred to each of them. Most of it is factual, but the author takes great liberties in reporting the facts, in an attempt to find the humor missing in so much of recorded history.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 2 - Ground Systems - Infantry Vehicles, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Airborne, Armored
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,150. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. This is the newest edition revised in 2011.
Portraits of African American Leaders Volume I: Student Edition
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This educational book contains 14 male and female African American inventors, firsts, and political leaders who are not widely seen in U.S. history books, but have made major contributions to not only the United States, but to the world. This book also contains educational assessments, such as vocabulary words, review questions, lessons, and graphic organizers. This is the Student edition.
Design and Test Flying the 777 airliner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
An overview of the design and development of Boeing first fly-by-wire twin-engined wide-body airliner the B.777 it was also the first Boeing airliner to be designed completely by computer. It was also designed by an invited consortium of airlines in a 'Working Together' programme as well as all Boeing design offices. This book a special for the SAE Imt PA fans and AS Kansas avionics gurus.
My Lebanese Father and Mother's Immigration
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
In 1910, seventeen-year-old Elias immigrated to America to find a job and send aid to his Lebanese village. Elias left Tripoli, Syria (later named Lebanon) with nothing but the clothes on his back and a bandoleer containing a coat and blanket slung over his shoulder. In 1920, Elias sent for his sixteen-year-old cousin, Mary, and his twenty-year-old brother, George, to come to America.
The Emerging Shield: The Air Force and the Evolution of Continental Air Defense, 1945-1960 - NORAD, Dew Line, SAGE, BOMARC, SAC, Early Warning Systems, Radar Fence, Atom Bomb Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The volume begins with the U.S. Army Air Service's involvement with air defense in World War I and traces the story through to the late 1950s and early 1960s.
From Slave To Untouchable: Lincoln's Solution
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 96,480. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011 by Antenna Publishing Co.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"From Slave to Untouchable: Lincoln’s Solution" challenges the assumption that the Civil War was fought to end black slavery. Author Paul Kalra presents a convincing argument that by far the bloodiest war the U.S. has waged could have been avoided had slaveholders adopted the Catholic slave code, which recognized the humanity of slaves.
The Cult of Plastic Reality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,920. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
An analysis of American pop culture through historical lens, various factors are looked it to see how the entertainment industry is able to produced celebrities such as the Kardashians and Miley Cyrus and how they have such large followings. And what it means for North American society.
Look Up, Chattanooga! A Walking Tour of Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,310. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Chattanooga, Tennessee 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 Heinkel He 178-Part 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The [Chinese] White Papers provide foreign readers a glimpse into China's general mood concerning its current situation as well as a general portrait of China's policies that are designed to protect and further China's interests.
Survivors: The A-bombed Trees of Hiroshima
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
"Survivors", a pictorial journey into the heart of Hiroshima, describes and illustrates more than 50 sites with 75 treasured trees, shrubs, and groves dating from before the bombing on August 6th 1945. This condensed Smashwords version features a forward, introduction, postscript, and reference section, as well as translations of essays by the a-bomb survivor Tamiki Hara.
Look Up, St. Paul! A Walking Tour of St. Paul, Minnesota
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 St. Paul, Minnesota 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.
What If There Was No Christianity?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
What if Christianity had never existed? Would the world be a better place? Or worse? Find out about the astounding things that caused Christianity to become the most influential religious faith in the world. Find out why Christianity affects your life: even if you're not a Christian. Learn the actual history of Christianity in a way that you've never heard it told before.
The Pentomic Era: The U.S. Army Between Korea and Vietnam - Eisenhower Era Battle over Military Strategy, Atomic Weapons, Battlefield Nuclear Bombs, General Maxwell Taylor, Nike Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,880. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although atomic weapons helped win World War Two in the Pacific, they raised the question of whether these weapons altered the nature of warfare, or simply warfare's destructive dimensions. Responsibility for nuclear weapons development became a central issue in US service politics, particularly between the Army and Air Force during the early years of the Eisenhower administration.
The German Nexus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Three essays on the impact of the Germans on England - Anglo-Saxons; Luther and Kant; the present royal House of Windsor.
The Roots and Evolution of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) - Korean War, Vietnam War, Iraq and Afghanistan, 9/11, China, Southeast Asia, Sea Power, ANZUS, ANZAM, SEATO
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,580. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This work investigates the roots and evolution of the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the circumstances that have shaped Australian maritime policy since WWII.
Renovating Vonnegut
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,650. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Renovating Vonnegut tells the story of Lake Maxinkuckee, Culver Military Academy, Culver, Indiana, and how author Kurt Vonnegut and his family are related to them. It also tells of the renovation of one of the Vonneguts' summer cottages on the east shore of Lake Maxinkuckee.