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Chicano Manifesto
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
A Perennial Stream
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,970. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Star Publish LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Six great men, all originating from the same source, the same dynasty, carried the family through the great rise and equally great fall, a family that had come to live by strong values and had the courage to stand by their convictions through all. It’s a story of how finding love made members of this dynasty better people. It also serves as a social commentary on issues of the day.
Forging the Sword: Defense Production During the Cold War - DoD Industrial Facilities, Aircraft, Ammunition, Tank Plants, Shipyards, Reagan Buildup, Redstone, Pine Bluff, Picatinny Arsenal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,200. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study is a contextual overview to assist anyone researching Cold War industrial facilities in the United States. It gives a broad overview of the structure of the government-owned portion of the defense industrial base and discusses the various trends that affected that structure from the 1940s to the 1980s.
The Nixons: A Family Portrait
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 139,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The complexity of Richard Milhous Nixon is legendary. This book unravels some parts of the mystery with a portrait of the 37th President’s ancestral roots and family life that manages to combine fraternal loyalty with human fascination.
2014: The Future of American Airpower - America's Air Force: a Call to the Future, Agile USAF, Naval Aviation Vision 2014-2025, Air-Sea Battle, ISR, UCLASS, X-47B, F-35, 21st Century Deterrence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Seven critical Air Force and Navy documents outline plans for American airpower and the aviation vision for the future.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
Chinese Perceptions of Traditional and Nontraditional Security Threats: China-Japan Animosity, Yasukuni Shrine, Threats from America, Japan, India, Environment, Energy Insecurity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,530. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
While "knowing your enemy" has long been a Chinese stratagem, cultural intelligence only recently has gained precedence in American military strategy. Our efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the war on terror remind us of how differently much of the rest of the world thinks and perceives. This monograph is an effort to better understand Chinese thinking.
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.
The Long Road Home: U.S. Prisoner of War Policy and Planning In Southeast Asia - Vietnam, Ross Perot, John McCain, Jane Fonda, Borman Mission, Raids, PW/MIA Family Assistance
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 265,610. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history of Washington's role in shaping prisoner of war policy during the Vietnam War reveals the difficult, often emotional, and vexing nature of a problem that engaged the attention of the highest officials of the U.S. government, including the president.
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.
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 Future of Command and Control - Complexity, Networking, and Effects-Based Approaches to Operations - Terrorism, the Post 9-11 World, von Moltke, Clausewitz, Decisionmaking during Apollo 13
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,580. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Our world is a myriad of ever-changing, interdependent variables whose courses we can never entirely predict. The strength of an effects-based approach to operations is that it squarely addresses these complexities by concentrating on their most nonlinear aspects: humans, their institutions, and their actions.
#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.
Complete Guide to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Uighur Protests, Terrorism, Modern Uyghur Identity, Human Rights, People's Republic of China Ethnic Minorities, Political Prisoners
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 691,530. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique ebook provides an encyclopedic overview of all aspects of the Uyghur population and the Chinese Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, protests and alleged terrorism by Muslim Uyghurs, Chinese government policies toward the Uyghurs, oppression, history, Chinese human rights, U.S. policy issues, and much more.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
Colombia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Spanish Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Military, Religion, Amazon, Bogota, Medellin, Cali, Narcotrafficking
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,780. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Colombia.
"Lucky War" Third Army in Desert Storm - Complete History of Persian Gulf War, Planning a Ground Offensive, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Air Power, Command and Control, Iraq and Kuwait, Yeosock
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 201,400. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This unique ebook compilation includes a full reproduction of the important history of the Third Army in the Persian Gulf War - which provides a broad history of the conflict in addition to illuminating details of the Third Army's involvement - plus a bonus excerpt of the Final Report to Congress, Conduct of the Persian Gulf War.
The "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military - Chinese Military Career Profiles, Conscripts, Officer Corps, Command Colleges
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The People in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military represents the latest volume in the series published by the Strategic Studies Institute and brings together top-tier academic analysis and insight on the important questions.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-130 Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,710. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-130 Operations Procedures * C-130 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-130 Aircrew Training * Bonus: Air Force Culture / Doctrine Instruction / Policy Directive