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Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region by Dennis Daily
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A community’s recorded collective memory is often benchmarked by frightening experiences and by the second-hand tales told, and retold, by others. More often than not, these delineations in time are disastrous events like fire, flood, or catastrophic occurrences such as drought, financial crisis, or explosion. Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region describes many such events in vivid detail.
Eisenhower: The Suez Crisis - An Appraisal of Presidential Leadership, The Aswan Dam Problem, Diplomatic Marathon, Outbreak of War, Alliance with Britain and France in Peril, Final Resolution by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,690. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
The Suez crisis of 1956 is a valuable case for the examination of presidential leadership since the Middle East crisis was important and complex enough to engage the President in a full test of his ability as chief executive and crisis manager.
The Essential Eisenhower: World War II General and President - Comprehensive Collection of Histories and Studies of Life, Education, War Record, and Presidency, Strategic Leadership, Judgment, Thought by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 380,120. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This is a comprehensive and massive compilation of reports, documents, and academic research papers about the life and career of Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States and commanding general of the Allied forces in World War II.
Creative Mythology (Masks of God, vol. IV) by Joseph Campbell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 277,700. Language: American English. Published: March 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
Explore the power of myth as it exploded from medieval Europe into the modern world. In this fourth volume of The Masks of God — Joseph Campbell's major work of comparative mythology — the pre-emimenent mythologist looks at the birth of the modern, individualistic mythology as it developed in Europe beginning in the twelfth century A.D. up through the modernist art of the twentieth century.
Essential Guide to Military Ethics: Army Professionalism, The Military Ethic, and Officership in the 21st Century - McMaster Speeches – Fort Leavenworth Symposium, Professional Ethic and the State by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 144,880. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces five valuable monographs and documents about military ethics, including the 2015 Fort Leavenworth Ethics Symposium.
From One Leader to Another: Volumes I and II – Observations, Insights, and Advice from Over 50 Serving and Retired Senior NCOs on Tasks, Skills, Values, and Responsibilities for the Army Today by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 199,850. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These works are a collection of observations, insights, and advice from over 50 serving and retired Senior Non-Commissioned Officers. These experienced Army leaders have provided for the reader, outstanding mentorship on leadership skills, tasks, and responsibilities relevant to our Army today.
Fort Leavenworth: The People Behind the Names: People Who Have Left Their Mark on the Dowager Queen of Frontier Forts – Fort History, Geography, Buildings, Stained Glass Windows, Streets and Trails by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of the people and organizations behind the names used at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The scores of men and women of distinction associated with the United States Armed Forces who have served at this "Dowager Queen of Frontier Posts."
Les cuvettes du diable by Guy Miolard
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 117,840. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » War
Deux amis d’enfance Caribéens pouvaient-ils s’imaginer que dans un proche avenir, ils se retrouveraient les armes à la main dans une série de conflits sur le sol de la lointaine Europe ? Sur les territoires coloniaux encore plus éloignés de l’Asie ?
Los Lísperguer Wittemberg: una familia alemana en el corazón de la cultura chilena: hacia un debate identitario en torno a la primera familia colonial by Daniel Piedrabuena Ruiz-Tagle
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 203,490. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
La familia alemana Lísperguer, protegida de Carlos V, y de gran éxito en el Chile y Perú colonial de los siglos XVI y XVII, ha despertado un enorme interés mediático. De ella y su célebre tópico literario “la Quintrala” (el Quijote chileno) se han hecho un sinfín de estudios. Una nueva investigación realizada en España viene a revolucionar el concepto que se tenía de esta destacada familia.
Cinq documents originaux pour accompagner le livre Épiphane de Salamine, docteur de l'iconoclasme ? by Steven Bigham
You set the price! Words: 158,430. Language: French. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Traductions de l’Ancoratus de saint Épiphane de Salamine, la Réfutation et destruction des arguments d’Eusèbe et d’Épiphanide, sottement avancés contre l’incarnation du Christ notre Sauveur, de saint Nicéphore de Constantinople, la Réfutation et destruction du décret du concile de 815, de Nicéphore, et la Vie de Nicéphore de Constantinople et la Vie d’Épiphane de Salamine.
El conquistador alemán Pedro Lísperguer Wittemberg: las vivencias europeas de un intrépido cortesano by Daniel Piedrabuena Ruiz-Tagle
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 204,930. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
El conquistador alemán Pedro Lísperguer, abuelo de la célebre "la Quintrala", uno de los tópicos literarios más importantes de Chile, no sólo tuvo un glorioso pasado en el Perú y Chile colonial, sino que también, tuvo un interesante pasado pre-americano, compartiendo vivencias junto al Emperador Carlos V y otros destacados personajes del imperio en Alemania, los Países Bajos, España e Inglaterra.
La guerre vue de Marseille. Comment un quartier, une ville, un pays, ont vecu la tourmente, de 1939 a 1945 by Serge Angeric
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: French. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
First volume of a book describing how World War II was lived in France , in particular in Marseille were the author lived. This volume covers the years 1938-1942. The second volume will cover years 1943 to 1945. And a third volume will be about Charles de Gaulle through his writings and those who knew him during the War.
Impunity: Countering Illicit Power in War and Transition - H.R. McMaster Foreword, Corruption in Afghanistan, Iraq, Haiti, Liberia, Pakistan, Colombia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Russia, Odessa Network by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 200,950. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the most insidious challenges to the contemporary state is the corrosive capture and use of illicit power, which both weakens the state and creates among populations the perception of inefficacy, incompetence, and, ultimately, illegitimacy.
He Will Rule as God: The Political History Behind the Bible's Old Testament by Anthony Pellegrino
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament
He Will Rule as God unveils the political history of ancient Israel. The publication is an in-depth examination, but also an unbiased and objective commentary on the first fourteen books of the Old Testament.
The Federalist Papers: A Collection of Essays Written in Favour of the New Constitution by Alexander Hamilton
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 194,540. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The Federalist Papers are a collection of eighty-five articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in favor of ratifying the United States Constitution. First appearing in 1787 as a series of letters to New York newspapers, this collective body of work is widely considered to be among the most important historical collections of all time.
Recollections of a Donegal Man by Packie Manus Byrne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Stephen R.M. Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Irish traditional singer Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015) recounts his eventful life. A fascinating portrait of an isolated crofting community in the early 20th century is followed by stories of adventurous wanderings as cattle drover, smuggler, steeplejack, circus hand, actor, musician and more. Social history that leaps off the page, directly transcribed from taped interviews.
The Greene Papers: USMC Commandant General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964 - March 1965 - Marine Corps Documents through the Landing at Da Nang by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,400. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
General Wallace M. Greene was only the fourth Commandant of the Marine Corps to serve as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Upon the start of his tenure in January 1964, he believed he had a twofold mission: to lead the Marine Corps as its senior officer and to serve as a counselor to the president of the United States as a Service chief.
R is for Revolution by Patric Hayes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 252,370. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
R is for Revolution is a philosophy of history. It studies ten revolutionary movements that have occurred since Roman Catholicism was replaced by Humanism as Europe’s dominate paradigm. Those revolutions are Protestantism, the Puritan Revolt, the American Revolution, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the “Springtime” of the Peoples, The Chartist Movement, the Russian Revolutions
2009-2017 Essential History of President Barack Obama - Speeches, State of the Union (SOTU) and Inaugural Addresses, Record on Economy, Health Care, Environment, Social Progress, World Leadership by Progressive Management
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 275,810. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house, Nonfiction » History » North America
Over seventy major speeches have been carefully selected from the 4700 speeches archived by the White House. Every State of the Union and Inaugural address is included, along with campaign speeches, foreign addresses, remarks about key events during Obama's time in office, and his farewell address.
War on the Cheap: U.S. Military Advisors in Greece, Korea, Philippines, Vietnam War - Huk Rebellion, Counterinsurgency, Containing Communism, Indochina, Domestic Politics, Host Nation Organization by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 115,200. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An analysis of the U.S. advisory missions in Greece, Korea, and the Philippines shows a pattern of perceived success that overshadowed the operational and strategic environments in which these missions took place. This pattern contributed to a misguided belief that advisors would be sufficient to fix South Vietnam's fundamental flaws.