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Here: A Biography of the New American Continent
By Anthony DePalma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 and represented by SKLA. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A portrait of the nations of North America and their complicated relationships with one another, by a New York Times journalist who has lived in all three countries. Anthony DePalma has been bureau chief for The New York Times in both Canada and Mexico.
Essential Guide to Transnistria and the Transniestrian Contest in Moldova: Russia, NATO, European Union, Ukraine, OSCE, "Frozen" Conflict
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Nine reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Transniestrian conflict which features prominently in the ongoing drama between Ukraine and Russia.
Русская администрация и китайские мигранты на юге Дальнего Востока России (вторая половина XIX – начало ХХ вв.)
By Elena Nesterova
You set the price! Words: 125,210. Language: Russian. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Работа посвящена чрезвычайно сложному периоду освоения Юга Дальнего Востока России и выработке политических, административных и экономических мер взаимодействия с мигрантами из Китая в городах и местах раннего заселения. Рассмотрены различные проекты территориального деления этого обширного края и систем управления мигрантским населением. Для историков, краеведов, работников административных орга
От Андалусии до Нью-Йорка
By Илья Левит
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: Russian. Published: April 5, 2014 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
"От Андалусии до Нью-Йорка" - вторая книга из серии "Сказки доктора Левита" - рассказывает об удивительной исторической судьбе сефардских евреев, евреев Испании. Книга охватывает обширный исторический материал, написана живым "разговорным" языком.
Chinese People's Liberation Army and Information Warfare - PLA, Network-Centric Warfare, Electronic and Cyber Warfare, China Espionage, Implications for United States, Psychological Warfare
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Chinese military has adopted information warfare concepts suited to its own organization and doctrine, blending its own traditional tactics, concepts from the Soviet military, and U.S. doctrine to bring the PLA into the information age.
Russia Reports: Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Putin, Lavrov, BRICS, Trade, Arms Trade, Energy, Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Competition for resources, political influence, and access to markets will continue to increase among global powers as finite resources continue to dwindle.
Marshall Center Reports: China's Foreign Policy Grand Strategy, Western Unity and Transatlantic, Counter-terrorism, International Law, Europe's Military in the 21st Century, Police Primacy
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Seven informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
Marshall Center Reports: Terrorism, WMD, NATO and Transatlantic Relations, Rumsfeld's Transformation Vision, Jihadist Communications Techniques, Bases in Romania and Bulgaria
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Five informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
Right Sizing the People's Liberation Army: Exploring the Contours of China's Military - Taiwan, Xinjiang, Uighurs, Tibet, Senkaku, Chinese Combat Aircraft, PLA Air Force, Naval Force, Nuclear
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book addresses how the leadership of China and the PLA view what size of PLA best meets China's requirements. Among other things, this analytical process makes important new contributions on the question of PLA transparency, long an issue among PLA watchers.
Traditi e traditori
By Andrea Stabile
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2014 by PulpEdizioni. Category: Essay » Political
Una storia suddivisa in tre parti - "Latina tradita", "La Destra tradita" e "L'Italia tradita" - che si apre con una dedica ad una persona davvero speciale e si chiude con riflessioni legate all'attualità
Chinese Perceptions of Traditional and Nontraditional Security Threats: China-Japan Animosity, Yasukuni Shrine, Threats from America, Japan, India, Environment, Energy Insecurity
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,530. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
While "knowing your enemy" has long been a Chinese stratagem, cultural intelligence only recently has gained precedence in American military strategy. Our efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the war on terror remind us of how differently much of the rest of the world thinks and perceives. This monograph is an effort to better understand Chinese thinking.
Rescate de rehenes. El éxito de Entebbe, el bochorno de Cárter, las masacres y dudas sobre Fujimori, Putin y Uribe
By Hugo Montero
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Son espectaculares y concitan la atención mundial. Cada vez que se produce una toma de rehenes, las autoridades oficiales no pueden hacer concesiones sin parecer débiles ni actuar con indiferencia frente a las vidas en peligro. He aquí algunos de los más resonantes casos de tomas de rehenes y sus intentos de rescate, con una reflexión sobre el trasfondo político y social que los rodeó.
Jewish State, Pariah Nation: Israel and the Dilemmas of Legitimacy
By Jerold S. Auerbach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Jewish statehood was restored in 1948 amid a struggle over legitimacy that has persisted in Israel. After the United Nations declared Zionism to be “a form of racism,” Israel has confronted an escalating international assault on its legitimacy. In political, academic, media, and cultural circles it has been demonized as an “apartheid,” even “Nazi,” state that much of the world despises.
Un lombardo alla prima guerra mondiale
By Carlo Maria Lomartire
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Le memorie che il nonno di mia moglie, Ettore Molinari, ha scritto, ormai quasi ottantenne, nella seconda metà degli anni ’60. Sono ricordi che, partendo dalla famiglia d’origine, raccontano in prima persona cos’è stato, per un laborioso artigiano del Varesotto col talento dello scultore, il più sanguinoso e inutile conflitto della storia, combattuto da alpino nelle trincee, nel fango e nella neve
Donde habitan los faraones. Un viaje místico a traves de las puertas a la inmortalidad
By Patricia Cori
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
En la Antigüedad existió una civilización llamada Khemit, madre de todas las civilizaciones, que constituyó lo que hoy se conoce como Egipto. Muchos siglos después, Patricia Cori decidió explorar la inmortalidad humana y viajó a Egipto, el antiguo y el moderno. Este libro teje las hebras de la ciencia, la historia y la metafísica en un viaje que bien vale la pena.
Nhân tướng học - Khảo luận (tập 2)
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,140. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Những người làm nên sự nghiệp lớn thường tự biết mình, biết nhìn người và dùng người. Họa lớn nhất vẫn là họa nhìn sai và dùng lầm người. Muốn vậy, phải biết nhân tướng học.
The "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military - Chinese Military Career Profiles, Conscripts, Officer Corps, Command Colleges
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The People in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military represents the latest volume in the series published by the Strategic Studies Institute and brings together top-tier academic analysis and insight on the important questions.
La historia de Confucio
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Confucio es el más grande filósofo chino y por más de dos mil años ha sido parte de la conciencia ética, la vida espiritual, las tradiciones y costumbres de China. Este libro cuenta su vida, la pobreza en su juventud, su desarrollo espiritual y la creacion de la escuela de pensamiento o confucionismo.
China - Latin America Military Engagement: Good Will, Good Business, and Strategic Position - Cuba, Colombia, FARC, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, Chavez, Arms Sales, Space Cooperation
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
While a great deal of attention has been given to Chinese commercial activity in Latin America, very little has been written in the open press regarding Chinese military engagement with the region.
China's Nuclear Forces: Operations, Training, Doctrine, Command, Control, and Campaign Planning - Counterattack, Attacks on U.S. Carriers and Naval Battle Groups, People's Liberation Army (PLA)
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
China has mixed nuclear, nuclear-capable, and conventionally armed missiles into its theater (or campaign)-level forces. It has worked to perfect ballistic missiles that can attack moving targets at sea.