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U.S. Army Psychiatry in the Vietnam War: New Challenges in Extended Counterinsurgency Warfare - Substance Abuse, Heroin, Marijuana, Combat Stress, Breakdown in Soldier Morale and Discipline
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 300,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book seeks to consolidate a history of the military psychiatric experience in Vietnam through assembling and synthesizing extant information from a wide variety of sources documenting the success and failure of Army's psychiatry in responding to the psychiatric and behavioral problems that changed and expanded as the war became protracted and bitterly controversial.
U.S. Army in the Cold War: Forging the Shield - The U.S. Army in Europe, 1951-1962, Atomic Warfare Training, Pentomic, New Look, Berlin Crisis, Building New German Army, Elvis Presley Goes to Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 307,500. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Forging the Shield tells the story of the U.S. Army in Europe during the critical 1950s and early 1960s. It spans the period between the return of major U.S. combat forces to Germany in 1951 and the aftermath of the Berlin crisis of 1961-1962.
Great American Generals: Colin Luther Powell - Early Years, Strategic Leadership, Willpower, Persian Gulf War, Political Foot Soldier, The Powell Doctrine, Life, Career, Awards, Saigon to Baghdad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 383,700. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive compilation of military reports, documents, and academic research papers about the life and career of Colin Powell, who served as Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Bless Britain - A Caribbean Coup d'Etat
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
A vengeful central government dictator, who was granted associate statehood status (semi-independence) by Britain in February 1967, plunges Anguilla into a desperate fight for secession from its Caribbean sister islands of St. Kitts-Nevis.
GITMO, Terrorists, and Enhanced Interrogation: The Legality, Utility and Morality of Coercion, Regaining the Moral High Ground, Reparations for Guantanamo Detainees, Comparison to Japanese Internment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,460. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a digital reproduction of several academic research papers regarding GITMO, the handling of terrorists and enemy combatants, and the use of enhanced interrogation.
The FBI's Involvement in and Observations of Detainee Interrogations in Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan, and Iraq - Counterterrorism, GITMO, Abu Zubaydah, Torture Techniques, Waterboarding, Abu Ghraib
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,910. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a digital reproduction of an important official FBI report about allegations of detainee mistreatment at the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility (JTF-GTMO, GITMO), the Abu Ghraib prison, and War on Terror enemy combatants.
Malawi Memories - 50 Years On
Price: Free! Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Dennis Hawkes went to Malawi, Central Africa, as a volunteer with Voluntary Service Overseas in 1965. He stayed for eighteen months teaching engineering in the University of Malawi Polytechnic. The book has memories of that time aided by a diary and colour slides. The book was published in case it helped others looking into the history of Malawi.
Complete Guide to the Controversy over Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility (JTF-GTMO, GITMO) and Treatment of War on Terror Enemy Combatants: Pros and Cons, History, Closure Issues
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 578,930. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the most comprehensive collection of official documents and reports available in digital format about the controversy surrounding the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility (JTF-GTMO, GITMO) and the treatment of War on Terror enemy combatants.
The History of Family Rights
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Marriage
Men defend their families, which is why we created government to secure the blessings of liberty to our posterity. CPS, social workers and the divorce industry overstep their authority to rip families from men. When men are told that they don’t have a right to their family, they get angry. This book is for angry men.
Thai Literature - An Introduction
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,140. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Essay » Literature
Thai Literature — An Introduction is a study of the extensive and diverse writings that form an integral part of the Thai literary tradition. The book has been divided into tentative periods beginning with the discovery of an inscription on a stele, erected in 1292 by Ram Kamhaeng, and concluding with an overview of contemporary Thai literature.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites - Essay by Eleanor Roosevelt, Sites of Shame
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a unique federal report on the relocation sites used in the World War II internment of Japanese Americans.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Japanese Americans in World War II: A National Historic Landmarks Theme Study - Historic Context, Relocation Centers, Detention Facilities
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,620. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a unique federal report providing information on the facilities used in the World War II internment of Japanese Americans as part of the National Historic Landmarks Program of the National Park Service.
Pearl Harbor: The Missing Motive
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 115,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan's surprise bombing of Pearl Harbor was an audacious strike. It was a futile military operation. The Japanese started a war they knew they would lose, and did so in a way guaranteed to enrage the enemy. Why? Not oil; that was obtainable in other ways. Conflicts old and new, from both within and without, forced a hard choice on Japan's leaders.
Complete Guide to the Internment of Japanese Americans During World War II: Personal Justice Denied Commission, Report of General DeWitt on Japanese Evacuation From the West Coast, Studies and Reviews
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 468,820. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book reproduction, this is the most comprehensive collection of official documents and reports available in digital format about the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
The Fortunate Few IVS Volunteers from Asia to the Andes
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,360. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
IVS placed almost 1,400 idealistic young people in development projects in forty countries. The IVS story as an organization, its various programs, and its historical shifts is complex and has yet to be told in full. This volume is an inspiring step in the right direction.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Final Report of Army General DeWitt on Japanese Evacuation From the West Coast 1942, Rationale and Details of Relocation Process, Nisei and Issei
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 251,490. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the complete official version of the famous DeWitt report on the World War II Japanese Internment program. The military, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, called the relocation and internment program an evacuation.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Personal Justice Denied, The Complete Official Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, Aleuts, Recommendations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 277,220. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the complete official version of the Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, Personal Justice Denied, issued in December 1982, along with the Commission's recommendations, issued in June 1983.
The Danish Navy 1850-1943 - Through The Lens
Price: $3.70 USD. Words: 34,170. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the Danish navy is here presented along with more than 150 photographs from the period 1850 - 1943. The motifs are humorous, dramatic and sometimes tragic. They are snapshots from a nearly 100-year period of a proud Danish fleet - and put together show a part of the unique history of Denmark.
Beyond Capitalism: Notes on the political economy of the transition to socialism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,660. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
How can society organize itself democratically to achieve human freedom, environmental sustainability, justice, prosperity, equality, and solidarity? Beyond Capitalism introduces various ideas that have been suggested as answers to these questions, focusing especially on how a socialist economy might be attained to satisfy human needs democratically and equitably.
Piratas en las costas venezolanas (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 13)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2015 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Este número El Desafío de la Historia contiene artículos fascinantes que abarcan temas de la piratería como El Matelotaje, que se refiere a parejas de hombres entre los bucaneros; las reglas de la vida corsaria; las mujeres piratas más famosas; banderas piratas; la penetración holandesa en el Caribe; las películas más reconocidas y mucho más.