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Operation Rediscover action plan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Bronze plaques and memorials are an important part of our cultural heritage and deserve to be preserved. This action plan shows you step by step how to locate, care for and share information about them.
The Thin Blue Line: An In-depth Look at the Policing Practices of the Los Angeles Police Department
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Covering the time from Chief Gates' tenure until the end of the Rampart Scandal, The Thin Blue Line brings forgotten and startling events from the last thirty years of the LAPD's shocking history to life. Attempting to view brutality and corruption through a critical lens, this book uses extensive research to investigate the various charges of police corruption as a result of policing practices.
Oswald Slept Here: Lives Changed by a Flash of History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,380. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
When Lee Harvey Oswald shot John F. Kennedy, the crime ripped through lives far beyond the shooter and his victim. The Dallas Morning News, published within sight of the shooting, tells five short stories of lives forever changed.
The Story of Australia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,780. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
We all tend to think of Australia as a country with a very short history. In fact it has one of the oldest identifiable histories on this planet dating back to when the first Aboriginal people travelled south between the ice ages. This book tells the story of Australia.
In Search of Lethality: Green Ammo and the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round
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You set the price! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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In 2010 the Army fielded new rifle ammunition to its soldiers in Afghanistan. Developed as part of a lead-free ammunition program, the new rifle bullet produced a storm of outrage from the firearms community, who derided the new ammunition as needless “green wash” at a time when troops were dying in combat. This is the story of how "green" became "more lethal".
The World's Greatest Books
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
In THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS an attempt has been made to effect a compendium of the world's best literature in a form that shall be at once accessible to every one and still faithful to its originals; or, in other words, it has been sought to allow the original author to tell his own story over again in his own language, but in the shortest possible space.
Look Up, Asheville! A Walking Tour of the Montford District
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. 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 Asheville's Montford District 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.
Living Through a War
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 38,270. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The true story of a family in World War 2, seen through the eyes of a boy who was just six and a half years old at the outbreak of war. It is the amusing and sometimes poignant story of the actual experiences of the author as he grew up amidst the dangers of the blitz,and the anxiety of his relatives in danger in the forces.The events all took place, with actual dates added from his research.
Combat Diary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat Diary By Emmett Jackson, Sergeant,18055437 * Combat Engineer * Located and disarmed German mines * Awarded the bronze star * On the front line during the Battle of the Bulge * Crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. His story. In his own words. A powerful tail of strength and courage of an American soldier.
Essays From Silicon Valley, Volume 1 (Omnibus)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: American English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Read four essays for one low price in this first omnibus edition, featuring "The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale," "Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories," "Experiencing The Death of Elvis: Another Childhood Tragedy" and "KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk."
Patriotism, Secularism, and State Shintō: D.C. Holtom’s Representations of Japan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,450. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This academic research explores the ideology of religious studies with respect to early 20th century studies of Japan. Since 1945, “State Shintō” has been defined in academic literature as a state religion. In fact, the Japanese government took concrete steps to separatetheir patriotic ceremonies from religion; it was Christian missionaries who encouraged the opposite view.
Наследие татар
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: Russian. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Целью данной книги является краткое описание подлинной истории татар (до XVIII века) в наиболее доступном изложении. Книга написана на основе содержания предыдущих работ независимого татарского историка Г. Еникея по истории татарского народа, и издана при всемерной поддержке его единомышленников и читателей. Авторы книги - Гали Еникеев и Шихаб Китабчы.
Understanding Presidential Elections and The Constitution
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Series: Simply Put: Civics Lessons. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
As we move closer to a presidential election we often start to pay closer attention to the act of electing a president - the primaries, caucuses, and the Electoral College. But how did we come to this point? What is the constitutional background of the Executive Branch? What did the founders consider when they put this into place over two hundred years ago? See these short and simple answers!
GERONIMO LIVE! And Other Florida Stories
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 12,930. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Real places and People of the Sunshine State; “GERONIMO LIVE! And Other Florida Stories” covers the overlooked, sometimes unusual history of the Sunshine State.
Leon Kilat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
For more than 300 years, colonial Spain used torture and violence to impose their will on the Filipino people. All that changed in 1896 when a revolution erupted. By 1898, their fate was sealed. In the island province of Cebu, a man who was known by his alias as ‘Leon Kilat’, led the Cebuanos in an uprising that eventually gave them freedom and independence. This is the story of that uprising.
Heroes, Brigands and Spies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the island of Leyte during the Second World War, a guerrilla movement emerges from the ranks of unsurrendered army officials and intrepid civilians. But a high ranking military official with a doubtful past arrives and tries to wrest the guerrilla leadership. This book is about the rivalry of guerrilla groups in a deadly power struggle that impairs their ability to fight against their enemies.
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.
En el barrio de los mangos
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
El Barrio de Los Mangos es como uno de esos lugares en los cuentos de hadas. Estas historias son algo de recuerdos; algo de memorias, algo de verdad, algo de ensayo y algo de ficción para proteger a los inocentes. Quiero llevar al lector a que conozca mi mundo desde la niñez hasta la adolescencia, en medio de una revolución.
Invoking the Avatar Doctrine: Genesis, Development & Decline of the U.S. Economy, 1776-2012
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,860. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
How did the U.S. economy sprint to global dominance so rapidly? Do the math: How did the U.S. economy sprint to global dominance so rapidly? Do the math: Free natural resources (stolen from the Native American) + Free labor (from African slaves) = GNP on steroids. The Founding Fathers made a fatal decision to keep blacks enslaved following the American Revolution. That set a bad precedent.
Mae Brussell: Queen of Conspiracy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,730. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Articles about Mae Brussell, the Beverly Hills housewife and self made conspiracy theorist who researched the JFK assassination, Watergate and Nazi involvement in American government and how she became the "Queen of Conspiracy" with millions of followers.