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Memoirs of World War II
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Based on the letters written to his wife between August 1942 and June 1945, this memoir is an account of the author's experiences as a Counter-Intelligence Corp officer attached to the US Army VIIth Corp, including mobilisation in England, invasion of Normandy on D-Day +1, the liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge, and the fight across Germany to Leipzig at the end of the war in Europe.
Thirteen Coats
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,970. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Essay » Literature
Evgenii Belodubrovskii's Thirteen Coats is a recollection and meditation on Leningrad–St. Petersburg from his birth in 1941 on the eve of the German invasion to the present. Thus will the Russian confront Russia's twentieth century traumas––two world wars and the long civil war that endured from the October Revolution in 1918 until Stalin's death in1953–one narrative at a time.
Ukraine Reports: Conflicting Identities in Crimea, Fragmented Ukraine, NATO Membership Candidacy, Russian Energy Policies, Ukraine at a Crossroads - Implications for America and Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,560. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Six reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into current events in the Ukraine, with detailed discussions of vital interests of particular interest during the ongoing crisis involving Russian aggression.
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Di Zi Gui is made or gathered from Confucius teachings. it gives us guidelines on how we should behave towards our family and friends and the moral way of life. this book is truly inspirational. I translated most of it myself. please forgive my English if you cant understand some of them. my is email is yinny2@hotmail.com. feel free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
Typhoon IB Combat Log - Dieppe - August 1942
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
RAF’s Hawker Typhoon IA/B fighter aircraft operating with the Duxford Typhoon Wing, consisting of No.56, 266 and 609 Squadrons, during Operation Jubilee (the combined operations raid on Dieppe) on 19 August 1942.
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad!
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Jeff Steele fulfills a lifelong dream in Greece and Turkey exploring the modern and ancient history and myths of these two fabled lands. INTO THE PAGAN PAST is part humorous travel narrative, part history book, and part fantasy tale. Lavishly illustrated by the author. (Abridged version)
Tanzania Yuko Tembo Sebuleni
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: Swahili. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
The conversation in Tanzania is focused elsewhere, ignoring the elephant in the room. Swahili book. [In Swahili: Mjadala Tanzania umeelekezwa kwingine, japo tembo yuko sebuleni. Kimeandikwa kwa Kiswahili. ]
Slavery, Smallholding and Tourism: Social Transformations in the British Virgin Islands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Explores the political economy of development in the British Virgin Islands — from plantations, through the evolution of a smallholding economy, to the rise of tourism. The study argues that the demise of plantation economy in the BVI ushered in a century of imperial disinterest persisting until recently, when a new “monocrop” — tourism — is ascendant. Uses historical and anthropological analysis.
Roadblocks to Freedom: Slavery and Manumission in the United States South
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Considers the law of freedom suits and manumission from the point-of-view of legal procedure, evidence rules, damage awards, and trials—in addition to the abstract principles stated in the appellate decisions. The author shows that procedural and evidence roadblocks made it increasingly impossible for many slaves, or free blacks who were wrongfully held as slaves, to litigate their freedom.
Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
Amazing Women In History: Inspiring Stories Of 20 Women The History Books Left Out
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Read the stories of 20 amazing women in history, including pirate queen Sayyida al-Hurra, cross-dressing Civil War soldier Cathay Williams, bohemian artist Suzanne Valadon, and poet nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
People's Liberation Army After Next - China's PLA, Air Force Aircraft, Ballistic and Cruise Missiles, EMP, DF-11, DF-15, Silkworm, Fighter Aircraft, Taiwan, Advanced Technology, Military Space
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 202,590. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
An analytical schism has developed over differing assessments of China's military modernization.
Tinh hoa dưỡng sinh Trung Quốc
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,250. Language: Vietnamese. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sức khỏe và tuổi thọ là vàng bạc thì cuốn sách này là cẩm nang giúp quý bạn cách góp nhặt vàng, bạc trong sinh hoạt và tập luyện hằng ngày.
The Costs of Conflict: The Impact on China of a Future War - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, Australia, ASEAN, Taiwan Defense Policy, Military-Business Complex, Ballistic Missile Defense
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 165,010. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
There is a need for the United States to move the debate over the challenge China presents us beyond the dispositions of the attention grabbing advocates.
Military Modernization and the Russian Ground Forces, Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation - Putin, Russian-Georgia War, Arms Control, Ukraine, Post-Cold War Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,210. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Two important reports from the Army Strategic Studies Institute examine the Russian military and Russian-American cooperation.
End of Theocracy in America
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,620. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"The End of Theocracy in America" reveals the largely unknown story of the ending of the last theocracy and the last British Colonial charter government in America. It is important not only for understanding the politics of the early nineteenth century, but understanding the separation of church and state and the first amendment to the US Constitution.
Malaysia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Malay Cultural Orientation: Anwar Ibrahim, History Timeline, Politics and Government, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Malaysia.
The Russian Military Today and Tomorrow - Putin, Russian Navy, Ukraine, Gazprom, Rosneft, Lavrov, Deep Operations, Campaign Design, Russian-Chinese Security Relations, Mafia and Arms Dealers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,200. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Two excellent studies from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the current state of the Russian military.
Russia, the United States, and the Caucasus; The Security Concerns of the Baltic States as NATO Allies - Estonia, Latvia, Dagestan, Armenia, Chechen, Nagorno Karabakh, U.S. - Russian Reset
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,550. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
The ugly history of the Soviet Union and its treatment of conquered nations is still a very recent memory, and the statements and actions of the current Russian leadership do not provide evidence that the old ways of thinking have died.
Quỷ cốc tử -36 vô địch thần chiêu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: Vietnamese. Published: March 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
36 thần chiêu vô địch, người xưa áp dụng thành công trong các lĩnh vực kinh tế, quân sự, ngoại giao, xử thế ... ai bị trúng chiêu thì thần tiên cũng khó cứu, ngay cả đại thánh Tôn Hành Giả có 72 phép thần thông cũng phải ngậm ngùi, hoặc người được tôn làm thánh, làm thầy thiên hạ cũng không gỡ nổi.