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Galileo's Universe
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,440. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
Galileo was the greatest astronomer of his time. As the first person to look at the heavens with the newly invented telescope, he discovered evidence supporting the sun-centered theory of Copernicus.
Phase Zero Contracting for U.S. Arctic National Security - Pentagon is Not Prepared to Conduct Military Operations in the Arctic and Has Deficiencies in Equipment, Personnel, and Training
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,430. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
This research explores the feasible options and the strategic contracting considerations to facilitate U.S. Arctic strategic objectives, given the unique operating environment of the Arctic's geopolitical and geographical constraints and capability gaps.
Peaceful Consensus: How China's Changing Governance Structure Has Affected Its Use of Military Force - Mao Zedong, Responses to Korean War, Taiwan Strait Crises, Cross-Strait Relations, Xi Jinping
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,380. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Since Mao Zedong founded the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, it has fought in one major war and several skirmishes, and has frequently used military force in the form of coercive diplomacy. The pattern of China's use of force, however, has steadily declined over time.
Opportunities Just Beneath the Surface: Participatory and Deliberative Processes in Rwanda - Accountability from the Citizenry or Government, Imihigo, Ubudehe, Umuganda, and Gacaca Institutions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,020. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
For the last decade, Rwanda has been a darling of the international community in many respects. It is increasingly seen as a good place to do business. The Rwandan government has made great strides in reducing corruption.
Minding the Factors of Public Support: How Lessons from Panama Could Prevent Future Iraqs - Comparison of Just Cause to Iraqi Freedom Based on Policy, Strategy, Strategic Cooperation, and Legitimacy
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,050. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
To demonstrate how national-level decision-makers can gain and maintain public support for the use of force, by appropriately addressing these factors, this study compares Operations Just Cause and Promote Liberty in Panama with Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Megacity Analysis: A Clustering Approach to Classification - Analysis of 41 Large Urban Areas With at Least 10 Million People Worldwide, Network Implications for Potential Urban Military Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,250. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » City planning
As the U.S. military prepares for the future, senior leaders and analysts alike expect that urban environments will play an increasing role in the operations we conduct. People are migrating to urban areas and the littorals at an increasing rate, which makes understanding the structure and unique challenges of working in these densely populated regions increasingly important.
Extended Stay: Factors Contributing to Success or Failure When African Presidents Attempt to Amend Constitutions to Hold On to Power - Lessons From Burkina Faso's Overthrow of Compaore
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,620. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This study addresses why some African leaders have succeeded in extending their mandates while others have not. Specifically, the study focuses on societal factors that impose constraints upon leaders attempting to extend or abolish term limits.
Explaining China's Evolving Policy on United Nations (UN) Peacekeeping - Four Phases of Participation Using Yongjin Zhang's Framework, Westphalian Operations, Origination, and Justifications
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,750. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This study aims to illuminate the factors that have contributed to Chinese policy changes regarding UN peacekeeping operations. Using Yongjin Zhang's framework, it identifies four phases of evolution in China's UN peacekeeping participation: opposition, non-interference, cooperation, and participation.
Deceived Beyond Belief - The Awakening: PROLOGUE (Mind Control Technology Series Book 6)
Price: Free! Words: 47,270. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
When we understand the sexual force and its focus, by those deeming themselves the "Handlers" of humanity, a connection evolves related to the explosion of Pedophilia, Human Trafficking, connecting the covert use of high tech, patented, sexual stimulation technology as part of a hideous plan. The Agenda... Keep humanity operating at the level of animals and in a primal state thereby controlled.
Explaining Anti-U.S. Military Base Sentiment in South Korea - Impact of Republic of Korea (ROK) Democratization, Resurgent Korean Nationalism, USFK Mishaps and Non-base Incidents, Generation Gap
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,450. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the early 2000s, public protests against U.S. military bases in South Korea soared. This thesis asks: Why has anti-U.S. base sentiment emerged and fluctuated in South Korea? It is argued that, since 1987, the democratization of South Korea affected the country's politics, economics, military, and society.
Effects of the Compact of Free Association (COFA) on Sovereignty in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) - Analysis of Possible 1986 Treaty Modifications to Allow Micronesians to Pursue Goals
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,140. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The Compact of Free Association (COFA), a 1986 treaty between the United States and the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), formalizes a specific type of shared sovereignty: free association between politically independent nations. The COFA intentionally compromises some aspects of Micronesian sovereignty by ceding limited authority to the United States.
Economic Preparation of the Environment: Selective Empirical Analysis of Chinese Investment in the Philippines - Role of Communist Party State Owned Enterprises and Possible Control of South China Sea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 46,950. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Over the past decade, the People's Republic of China has increasingly used its economic might as a means of influence to pursue grand strategic objectives that some scholars believe are aimed at countering U.S. presence and influence in the Asia-Pacific region.
Downstream on the Mekong: Contrasting Cambodian and Vietnamese Responses to Chinese Water Control - Hydroelectric Dams at Lancang Cascade Control the Headwaters of the River and Threaten Access
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,810. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Decreasing supplies of fresh water, growth of the global population, and the transnational nature of much of the world's water resources have made global competition over water increasingly common. In Southeast Asia, Chinese hydroelectric dams at the Lancang Cascade have enabled China to control the headwaters of the Mekong River and threaten downstream states' access to this vital resource.
The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 142,960. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The comprehensive history of the role of war and terror in the spread of Islam.
Combating Drug Trafficking: Variation in the United States' Military Cooperation With Colombia and Mexico - Analysis of International Relations Theories of Liberalism, Realism, and Constructivism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 36,080. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » South American
The U.S. military cooperates more with the Colombian military than the Mexican military in combating drug trafficking in the Western Hemisphere. This thesis analyzes the international relations theories of liberalism, realism, and constructivism to help explain why.
Historia Diplomática de Colombia 1567-1964
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,350. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Historia Diplomática de Colombia (1567-1964) es un compendio de sucesos importantes en la definición política y territorial de Colombia, que el autor de la obra inicia a partir del ataque ocurrido en 1567 por parte de piratas ingleses al puerto de Riohacha en la actual Guajira.
Civilian Control and Military Effectiveness: Defense Reforms in Argentina and Chile - Different Impacts With Argentine Effectiveness Undermined, Analysis of Huntington Theories of Civilian Control
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,530. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This thesis analyzes the impact that reforms in civil-military relations can have on a military's effectiveness. Specifically, why did reforms undermine military effectiveness in Argentina but not in Chile? To answer this question, this thesis looks at both countries since democratization.
Chechen Female Suicide Terrorism (FST): Factors Precipitating Rise During Protracted Conflict Between Chechnya and Russia, Eventual Alliance of Chechen Separatists and Islamic Terrorists
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,820. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Russian
The protracted conflict between Chechnya and Russia ultimately led ethnic Chechen separatists to ally with Islamic jihadists at the turn of the 20th century. This thesis focuses on one product of this alliance: the emergence of female suicide terrorism (FST) in the first (1994-1996) and second (1999-2009) Chechen wars.
Assessment of the Effectiveness of Economic Sanctions: The Cases of Iran, North Korea, Myanmar, and Cuba - Factors Determining the Value and Outcome of Sanctions and Promotion of Democratic Reforms
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,470. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This study investigates what factors influence the effectiveness of economic sanctions in changing behavior of targeted states. U.S. and UN leaders often turn to economic sanctions rather than military force to achieve international political objectives, believing that sanctions are as effective as, and more humane than, military force.
Franco - History to the Defeated
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2018 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
The death of General Franco in 1975 was followed by an exemplary transition from dictatorship to democracy.