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Russia Reports: Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Putin, Lavrov, BRICS, Trade, Arms Trade, Energy, Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2014 by PulpEdizioni. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » History of things
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,530. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,170. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
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.
My Vietnam photos, 1968
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
The year 1968 was both good and bad for me. After finding out that my vision was under-standard to fly high as a US Navy pilot, I joined the US Army as a photo journalist. Vietnam was waiting at the end of my training period. I have made good friends in the military...and after Nam was luckily assigned to Germany where I met with more fine associates and citizens.
Jewish State, Pariah Nation: Israel and the Dilemmas of Legitimacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,000. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,990. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,600. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: 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
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » South American
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)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Between the Rivers: Combat Action in Iraq - 2003-2005, Battle of Hawijah, Samarra, Mosul, Anbar Province, Northern Iraq. Task Force 1-16 Infantry, Carter Ham, Petraeus, Stryker, Tiger Strike
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Hawijah, 7 April 2004 * Task Force 1-26 Infantry and the Easter Sunday Battle of Samarra, April 2004 * Taking it to the Enemy: Offensive Counterinsurgency Operations, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry, Mosul, 2004-2005
Art of War Paper: The Rhodesian African Rifles - The Growth and Adaptation of a Multicultural Regiment through the Rhodesian Bush War, 1965-1980 - Mugabe, Nkomo, Kissinger
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This paper in the series deals with the Rhodesian Bush War. The Rhodesian African Rifles overcame profoundly divisive racial and tribal differences among its members because a transcendent "regimental culture" superseded the disparate cultures of its individual soldiers and officers.
Fever: The Appetite of Fever (Book III)
Series: Fever. Price: $4.40 USD. Words: 64,910. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Fever: Rising Temperature of Fever (Book II)
Series: Fever. Price: $4.40 USD. Words: 58,010. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people