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An Acidental Relationship
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 148,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
When English sailors set out in 1553 seeking an easterly sea passage to China round the northern capes of Scandinavia, they made an unexpected discovery. Like Christopher Columbus and America sixty years earlier, they encountered a large, uncharted land mass barring their progress. They had not intended to ‘discover' Russia; it was totally accidental and unexpected.
Matthew Hopkins and His Motivations Behind Persecuting Witches between 1645-1647
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
A study on Matthew Hopkins The WItchfinder General
Uncivil War: The Israel Conflict in the Jewish Community
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,620. Language: British English. Published: February 26, 2014 by David Paul. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Diaspora Jews are no longer unified in their support for Israel. Aggression and hostility between Jews has broken out, especially over Palestine. The author analyses the secular and religious divisions in Britain and the USA, explores conflict resolution techniques and then describes his own innovative efforts at managing differences by organising encounters between dozens of Jewish leaders.
Claridade - La coscienza illuminata di Capo Verde
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,220. Language: Italian. Published: February 26, 2014 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Saggio sulla storia della letteratura capoverdiana e le sue sperimentazioni culturali.
The United States and China in Power Transition - Chinese History, Uyghurs, Sun Yat-Sen, Taiwan, Spratly and Senkaku Islands, Tibet, Dalai Lama, Xinjiang, Han Chinese
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,260. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This analysis discusses the nature of U.S.-China relations in the context of an ongoing power transition between these two great powers, the rise of China and its impact, China's tortuous experience during its transition to modernity, U.S.-China conflicts over the two nations' core interests, and the future of the U.S.-China power transition.
Chinese Energy Security: The Myth of the PLAN's Frontline Status - Chinese Navy, Maritime Security, Spratly Islands, Sino-Japanese Tension, Senkaku Islands, East China Sea, Naval Blockade
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the dynamics of China's energy security dilemma and the role of the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN).
The PLA at Home and Abroad: Assessing the Operational Capabilities of China's Military - Uyghurs, Spratly and Senkaku Islands, Tibet, Domestic Riots, Taiwan, Chinese-Russian Exercises
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 258,610. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive study of the modern Chinese military, featuring a foreword by former President George H.W. Bush, is a product of the Army's Strategic Studies Institute.
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 4 - Diponegoro war
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 4. Price: Free! Words: 8,090. Language: Australian English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
The fourth edition of the dMAC Digest provides a concise biography of Java's Prince Diponegoro (1785-1855), who led a popular uprising against the Dutch between 1825 and 1830. Also we investigate the mosquito born disease Dengue Fever. It is estimated there are over 100 million cases of Dengue worldwide each year. As well, we look at Asthma. What is the connection between Asthma and athletics?
China's Forbearance Has Limits: Chinese Threat and Retaliation Signaling and Its Implications for a Sino-American Military Confrontation - Maritime Claims, Senkaku and Spratly Islands, Taiwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,420. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs of the Institute for National Strategic Studies provides a thorough discussion of the use of the Chinese military in past and future confrontations, including historic information about previous signals of military intention and possible future military threats regarding disputed islands.
North Korea Issue Papers: Criminal Sovereignty and Illicit International Activities, Understanding the North Korea Problem: The Land of Lousy Options, plus China Policies and Controversies
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,100. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Two important papers by the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the problems posed by North Korea.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized
Series: Boiled Down, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
China Policies and Controversies: U.S. Military Papers - PLA, Deception, Maritime Quest, Navy, Taiwan Arms Sales, Turkey and China, plus 2014 U.S. Intelligence Threat Assessment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique collection of American military documents provides a special view of recent Chinese military and policy developments.
Jesse James - Ruthless Killer and Folk Hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
To some he was a handsome folk-hero representing the pioneering values of the Old West. To others he was a ruthless uneducated, hoodlum who killed at least half-a-dozen men, causing mayhem and fear wherever he went before dying at the hands of one of his own gang. This book recounts the strange double-life of Jesse James telling of the exploits that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Nathan Bedford Forrest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Nathan Bedford Forrest had power over men, charisma it is called today. He also had that vital skill with which all great commanders are gifted – the facility to read the enemy’s mind. He made a fortune as a slave trader, was accused of racist war crimes and was Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. This book recounts the exploits of this legendary, most controversial, hero of the South.
Sitting Bull – The Greatest Warrior
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
It was 1872, a battle was in progress between the Lakota Indians and US soldiers protecting railroad workers laying track close to the Yellowstone River. Their leader was Sitting Bull, one of the greatest Native American leaders of them all. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Crazy Horse. The Last Warrior
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
There were no photographs taken of the great Native American warrior Crazy Horse. It would be contrary to the spirit and culture of his people, the Lakota. Crazy Horse’s reputation as a great warrior was forged when very young and remained with him until his dying day. This book recounts his exploits during the 1860s and 70s and the events that made him a Legend of the Old West.
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: The fascinating first hand experiences of an English sailor who enlisted with the Royal Navy from 1793 till 1837. Learn in vivid detail of the lives and deaths of men who served during the age of glory of the most formidable fleet ever to sail. Meet amongst others Nelson, Hood, Rodney and Canadian Admiral Sir Provo Wallace who served for 96 years.
A Short History of the United States Constitution
Series: History of Things. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,410. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
The history of the United States Constitution, its Bill of Rights and Amendments is a fascinating story. It is important that people read and understand the US Constitution and understand its history. Knowledge about the underlying historical currents that led to the Constitution, Bill of Rights and subsequent Amendments is also important.
Søheltenes Skibe. Historien om Søværnets torpedomissilbåde af Willemoes-klassen
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Historien om søværnets torpedomissilbåde af Willemoes-klassen, deres tilblivelse, virke i søværnet og slutteligt deres udfasning. Undervejs fortælles om teknik, strategi, taktik og livet om bord.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.