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The United States Constitution Made Easy...To Understand
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Price: $17.99 USD. Words: 68,520. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Constitution is a mere 4,543 words long, including the signatures, and is easily understood while using no “big words.” Anyone having even a high school education can read and understand it. It does not take a scholar, a Supreme Court, an attorney or Congress to tell us its meaning.
Ten Essential Words
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Can the relevancy of the Christian faith and the answers to so many complex questions we face today be as simple as getting back to some of the basic tenants of the faith? This book attempts to reclaim the original intent of the Ten Commandments given in their ancient context and brings them forward as a healthy and relevant way to live in today’s world. The answers may surprise you.
Midlands Morsels, Treasures from Tasmania
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,560. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » International
A glimpse into daily life in one corner of our planet, with recipes from those wonderful women of all ages who keep life ticking over for their families and friends
Amazing Americans: High-Interest Short Stories from America's Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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Twenty-one high interest true short stories that feature exciting personalities from America’s past. Each personality made unique contributions to America, and their stories are recounted in exciting terms.
Praetorian STARShip: The Untold Story of the Combat Talon Special Forces Operations - Infiltration, Exfiltration, Surface to Air Recovery System, Fulton Recovery, Iranian Rescue, Vietnam, Desert Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 318,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Jerry Thigpen's study on the history of the Combat Talon is the first effort to tell the story of this wonderfully capable machine. This weapons system has performed virtually every imaginable tactical event in the spectrum of conflict and by any measure is the most versatile C-130 derivative ever produced.
Sobers Six Hit Perfection At Swansea: That Was The Day
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
On 31st of August 1968, at the St Helen’s cricket ground in Swansea, West Indies cricketer Garfield St Aubrun (Garry) Sobers became the first player in the, roughly, 200 year history of the sport to hit every ball of an over for six, playing for Nottinghamshire against Glamorgan. This is an account of that afternoon by someone who was there, set in the context of a turbulent year.
Be A Rational Pessimist
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Price: Free! Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Rational Pessimists are realists. Rational pessimism stems from two truths. Man is powerless in the face of nature. Second, human nature has changed for the worse. Satanic traits like greed, arrogance, have spread like wildfire while Godly traits like compassion, honesty, is declining day by day. This book also seeks to make the readers “Rational P
America's Last Real Home Front
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Recalling the men, women and kids who conducted America's World War II home front in the greatest mobilization program the world has ever known. Here's how they came from years behind to outproduce the Axis in everything from tanks to bombers, while putting up with higher taxes, shortages, rationing and nearby Uboats. The author also discusses what America must do to ever mobilize that way again
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China is an easy to read and fascinating look at how many of the strategies and tactics mentioned by Sun Tzu in his book The Art Of War, were employed in ancient times.
Les femmes chez Herodote
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,770. Language: French. Published: June 27, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Globe-trotter avant la lettre, Hérodote nous a laissé bien plus un immense reportage qu'une œuvre historique proprement dite, quoique le but qu'il se fût fixé au départ eût été de relater les guerres médiques. Et, paradoxalement, c'est justement ce qui fait l'intérêt historique de son œuvre. Découvrons, à travers ses récits, le sort des femmes de l'antiquité.
Akenaton. El faraón olvidado
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: Spanish. Published: June 27, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Akenatón ha ejercido una atracción irresistible debido al misterio que rodea su obra y su muerte: Fue el primer monoteísta de la historia?, Podría vinculársele con el surgimiento del judaísmo en Egipto?, Por qué su existencia y su doctrina fueron sumergidas en un olvido de tres mil años?. Este libro analiza muchos de estos cuestionamientos.
Commanding an Air Force Squadron in the Twenty-First Century: A Practical Guide of Tips and Techniques for Today's Squadron Commander - Includes Hap Arnold's Vision
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Smith relies on the vast “insights, experiences, and recommendations” of former and current commanders to identify the attributes of a successful commander at multiple levels. He identifies some issues commanders face regardless of the level of command, including counseling personnel, dorm inspections, commanders’ calls, money management, and the roles of spouses and families.
They Served Here: Thirty-Three Maxwell Men - Maxwell Air Force Base, Claire Chennault, Clark Gable, Glenn Miller, Henry Hugh Shelton, Hoyt Vandenberg, Curtis LeMay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Benton provides a glimpse of the history of Maxwell Air Force Base by highlighting the careers of 33 airmen who served at the base at some point in their military careers.
Setting the Context: Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses and Joint War Fighting in an Uncertain World - including Desert Storm
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Brungess proposes using joint suppression of enemy air defenses (JSEAD) to address the problem of reduced SEAD resources available to individual services.
Our Founding Documents Then and Now
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
By Preserving America’s Past We Insure America’s Future. This comprehensive book of many Founding documents from the Magna Carta to our great Constitution and Bill of Rights also gives some background and quotes by several Founders. You have to ask the question: Who and What brought us Principles of Freedom, Liberty, Life, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness, Prosperity and Private property ownership
The Army and Its Air Corps: Army Policy toward Aviation 1919-1941 - Billy Mitchell, Boeing B-17, Douglas B-7, Charles A. Lindbergh, Henry Hap Arnold, Fokker F-2, Frear Committee
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From the Armistice in 1918 to the late 1930s, there was continuous controversy over the place of aviation in the military establishment. This book details how airpower visionaries, with varying degrees of tact, often risked charges of insubordination in preaching the gospel of airpower.
Milestones in Strategic Arms Control, 1945-2000: United States Air Force Roles and Outcomes - Nuclear Weapons, SALT, Soviet Union, Reagan Years
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,070. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the United States Air Force is fundamentally incomplete without recounting how the junior service has shaped various arms treaties and been shaped by them.
Creech Blue: General Bill Creech and the Reformation of the Tactical Air Forces, 1978-1984 - TAC, Tactical Air Forces, AirLand Battle, Desert Storm
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Slife chronicles the influence of the late Gen Wilbur L. "Bill" Creech—a leader, visionary, warrior, and mentor—in the areas of equipment and tactics, training, organization, and leader development.
Syria - A Decade of Lost Chances: Repression and Revolution from Damascus Spring to Arab Spring
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,790. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Cune Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Syria’s President Bashar al-Asad was an outspoken opponent of the US and Israel. In March 2011 when Arab Spring came to Syria, Bashar reasoned that his support among Syrians was deep and wide because, as he told the Wall Street Journal a few weeks earlier, he was "closely linked to the beliefs of the people." He was dead wrong
The Band Played Dixie: Race and the Liberal Conscience at Ole Miss
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A penetrating look at the University of Mississippi - ‘Ole Miss’. Nadine Cohodas (author of Spinning Blues Into Gold) covers the institution’s tumultuous racial history, with emphasis on how Ole Miss moved forward from the riot that erupted after James Meredith, the first African-American student, enrolled September 30, 1962. Updated in 2012 for the 50th Anniversary of the integration of Ole Miss.