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NSA Secrets Declassified: Listening to the Rumrunners: Radio Intelligence during Prohibition, Cryptology, Elizebeth Friedman and USCG Thwart Rumrunners, Invisible Cryptologists: African-Americans
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 207,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, three important NSA publications provide unique information about cryptology and radio intelligence used in the fight against rumrunners during Prohibition, and African-American cryptologists.
La Segunda Guerra Mundial, la novela
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Price: $1.04 USD. Words: 240,170. Language: Spanish. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
En esta saga se narrará la historia novelada de la segunda guerra mundial, con sus pasiones, sus amores y desamores, sus traiciones, sus batallas y sus protagonistas a través de los ojos de un oficial alemán, Otto Weilern, durante toda la campaña, entre los 17 y los 23 años. Este primer volumen se centra en el estallido de la guerra, la campaña de Polonia, la de Noruega y la de Francia.
Nyayo Za Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: Swahili. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Nyayo za Obama follows Barack Obama through his history making success in US politics. It is written in Swahili - language spoken by most people in Obama's ancestral home country Kenya and most of the region around it. In this book Swahili language, the most promising non-tribal and truly pan-African language, has been enriched vastly by a glossary of new words and terminology.
Coming to Las Vegas, A True Tale of Sex, Drugs & Sin City in the 70s
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 71,810. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir tells how the author arrived in Las Vegas in 1973 to join a circus, opened the new MGM Grand Hotel/Casino as a cocktail waitress and, among other adventures, experienced a city-wide Culinary Union strike. Each story told in this memoir—of the Martin Scorsese “Casino” era of Las Vegas—is true, and many of them are humorous as well as outrageous.
The Money Dragon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
In this stunning novel, Pam Chun brings to life the story of Lau Ah Leong, the Money Dragon, the legendary founder of Honolulu’s Chinatown and his 5 wives. The great-granddaughter of Ah Leong, Chun reaches deep into family history to reveal a startling tale that depicts the tumult and opportunity that occurs when the deep-rooted traditions of the Chinese people conflict with the Americans.
The Conflict of the Ages Part 1 Teacher Edition The Scientific History of Origins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Teacher Edition includes complete student text, review questions, vocabulary, and answer keys. The Conflict of the Ages is a Multi-Part exploration of History, Science and ancient Literature. This first installment covers the concepts of God, time, Creation, physics, cosmology, and specifics about each day of Creation.
The Conflict of the Ages Teacher III They Deliberately Forgot The Flood and the Ice Age
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 118,510. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The worldwide Flood is one of the most discounted records in the Scriptures. Yet it is supported around the world by historical accounts. Take a look at feasibility studies on the safety and the stocking of the Ark. The Geologic Column ought to prove that fossils reveal the age of the earth. They show progression from simple to complex organisms over millions of years. But do they?
Call Me B: A Hopeful View of History and the Revolution
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This is not exactly a book about history, or about teaching and learning methodologies, or educational theory and practice, or museum operations, or politics or revolution or the future. It’s about all of these things, and more, because it’s a book about people.
The Footsteps of Barack Obama in A Changing America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,950. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
This book about the president of the United States who is a son of a non-American father, is written from a unique perspective of a US immigrant who lived to witness the changing American society through the history of 6 most recent elections of a US president. The book dwells in fascinating detail about the importance of US role in its global leadership towards a more perfect society.
Three Rabbits Alibi
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A True Story of Murder, Madness & the News in Colonial Melbourne. It's 1850s Australia. A double murder. A locked room. The murderer dying from a gunshot. But the reporter thinks the scene near impossible. Herald reporter Edmund Finn said it was "one the most atrocious deeds which darken the pages of colonial history". Reinvestigate this case to find a far more complex story with modern resonance.
The Edge of Paradise: America in Micronesia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,200. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 1967 the Peace Corps sent P. F. Kluge to paradise - or so the American possessions in Micronesia seemed. His assignment was as noble as it was adventurous: to help the people of those half-forgotten Pacific islands move from old to new, so that paradise would have prosperity and freedom as well as physical beauty. He immersed himself in the lives of the diverse peoples of the islands.
Marking Time - A Book of Collected Columns
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Vicki Williams has written a column for her local newspaper for over twenty years that has consistently been rated one of the paper's most popular features. Marking Time contains 87 columns that run the gamut from humor to slice-of-life pieces to philosophical essays about larger issues. It is about people and places, pets and politics, nature and human nature in a rural Hoosier county.
Negligent Neighbour: New Zealand's Complicity in the Invasion and Occupation of Timor-Leste
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 93,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Negligent Neighbour reveals the previously hidden history of New Zealand’s support for the invasion and occupation of East Timor. From 1975-1999 the people of East Timor lived and died under Indonesia’s colonial yoke. Indonesia relied on western support for both the invasion and occupation of East Timor, but until now New Zealand’s role has been forgotten or mentioned only in passing.
Same War Different Battlefields
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Inspiring stories from civilians impacted by World War II.This collection of stories from World War II gives first-person accounts about the bombing of Hiroshima, the London Blitz, refugees fleeing invading Russian armies, living under Nazi occupation, life in wartime Germany, Japanese American internment and more. The narrators are your friends and neighbors from Colorado's Front Range.
LA REVOLTE DES ZANJ
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: French. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Les Zanj étaient des esclaves africains contraints de travailler au défrichement des terres dans le sud de l’Iraq. Quand ils se soulevèrent, ils furent rejoints par les esclaves des villes et des villages voisins. Leur chef, Alī ibn Muḥammad, leur promis terres et richesses. Ils luttèrent 14 ans, 4 mois et 6 jours pour leur liberté.
The Final Days of Howard Hughes - His Murder and the Takeover Conspiracy Exposed
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,350. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The murder of Howard Hughes by Summa Corp syndicate is finally exposed in this stunning real-life drama. Follow the money, connect the Mormon dots, discover the truth about the fate of this great man, how it was done, and why.
La guerre de Vendée en citations
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Price: $1.05 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: French. Published: March 4, 2015 by Philippe Prisson. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Ce recueil de citations sur la Guerre de Vendée a pour but de retracer ces évènements à travers des citations des partisans des deux camps ayant vécu cet épisode, des témoignages et des points de vue d’historiens, d’écrivains, de philosophes et d’homme politiques qui ont décrit cette fratricide guerre civile.
A Long Way To Tipperary?
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 78,450. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Maurice Neal was 15 when he joined the King's Royal Rifle Corps in 1906. By the time his regiment was shipped off to the Somme to fight at the Somme, he was a relatively experienced young sergeant. He and his men soon found themselves plunged into the full horror of trench warfare. This is his diary of that shocking time.
Guerra rivoluzionaria
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 1, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
La strategia di contro-insurrezione della scuola militare francese. Le esperienze belliche in Indocina e Algeria.
Toward Independence: The Emergence of the U.S. Air Force 1945-1947 - Organizing for World War II, Postwar Military, Eisenhower and Truman Support Independence, Sherman-Norstad Agreements
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 188,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document describes the political, military, and technological context during 1945-1947 that led to the establishment of the independent United States Air Force. The author emphasizes the interaction of service disputes with Congress.