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The Problem of Christian Antisemitism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: American English. Published: April 10, 2014 by apgroup. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This third short book in a series shows that hatred against the Jews in the name of Christ is contrary to many plain teachings, and never in any circumstances justifiable. Yet, it was very different in motive and in results from the secular racial antisemitism that drove the Nazis and led to the Holocaust.
Art of War Paper: Operations at the Border - Efforts to Disrupt Insurgent Safe-Havens, Dhofar, Oman, Insurgency, Counterinsurgency
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 91,750. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Disrupting an insurgent's access to sanctuary and safe-haven is a critical aspect of operational planning for counterinsurgent forces. By denying an insurgent's access to safe-havens early in the conflict, the counterinsurgent will gain a marked advantage over the initially weaker force.
The Question of Sovereignty: A Study of Chinese and British Negotiating Positions with Regard to the Colonisation and Decolonisation of Hong Kong
Price: Free! Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a study of the collision of Britain's 'imperialism of free trade' with China's sovereignty over Hong Kong from the time of the Colony's occupation in 1842 to the signing of the Joint Declaration in 1984.
A Welcome Tragedy: Factors that Led to the U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862
Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862 resulted in the hanging of 38 Dakota Indians and the permanent expulsion of the Dakota from beyond the borders of the state of Minnesota. Although these results were foreseeable and preventable, the Indian System fostered neglect, nourished corruption, and welcomed tragedy.
Unwarranted Expulsion: The Removal of the Winnebago Indians
Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
In February of 1863 the Winnebago Indians of southern Minnesota were undeservedly exiled from beyond the state of Minnesota forever.
The American Tobacco Controversy: The Tobacco Controversy of 1857 Revisited
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Throughout the latter half of the nineteenth century the effects of tobacco smoking were extremely uncertain which led to wide debate, sparked initially by the Tobacco Controversy of 1857.
The Generation of 1837: Attitudes, Policies, and Actions Toward Indian Populations of Argentina
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Through their words and works, the intellectual elite known as the Generation of 1837 influenced the Conquest of the Desert and near extermination of the Pampas Indians.
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Modern western militaries largely neglected the study of counterinsurgency prior to the attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001. Stung by the loss in Vietnam, the US military chose to minimize counterinsurgency and focused on the conventional warfare which it preferred and was better trained, organized, and equipped to conduct.
The Battle of Point Pleasant: A Critical Event at the Onset of a Revolution
Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
On October 10, 1774, the Battle of Point Pleasant raged between colonial Virginians and the native Indians of western Virginia. This relatively unknown battle was a critical event that may or may not have been the first battle of the American Revolution.
The Tobacco Controversy of 1857: An Early Debate and its Delayed Results
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The proliferation of smoking sparked the first public debate about its effects. Beginning in 1857, this passionate debate of those both for and against the use of tobacco was laid out in the British Medical Journal The Lancet.
Searching for the Golden Hinde
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the famous galleon commanded by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Third War: Irregular Warfare on the Western Border 1861-1865 - Civil War, Confederate Guerrillas, Abolitionists, Bushwhackers, Cherokee, Jayhawkers, Highwaymen, Indian Territory-Arkansas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The border war would eventually degrade to such a level that death was not enough punishment for supporting the wrong side. Both sides would turn to dismemberment and mutilation as expressions of the total loss of control in border society.
Orde Wingate and the British Internal Security Strategy During the Arab Rebellion in Palestine, 1936-1939 - Small Wars Doctrine, Counterguerrilla Operations, David Ben-Gurion
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
The Arab Rebellion and British Counter-rebellion campaign of 1936 to 1939 in Palestine exhibited many features of modern insurgency and counterinsurgency.
Stability Economics: The Economic Foundations of Security in Post-conflict Environments - Iraq and Afghanistan, Shari'a Compliant Finance, Odierno, Petraeus, Shining Path Guerrillas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Should a military force focus on security first, or the economy? How can it do both? This is the challenge of Stability Economics.
Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan (Volume Two) - Afghan Surge, Bravo Company, Kabul Province, CERP, Bagram, Tactical Female Engagement Teams, Musahi Valley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The present volume, Vanguard of Valor II, offers six accounts of US Soldiers at the tip of the spear during the Afghan campaign. The Combat Studies Institute's Vanguard of Valor series is intended to document small unit actions in Afghanistan.
Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan (Volume One) - Taliban, Surge, David Petraeus, Stanley McChrystal, MRAP, Operation Strong Eagle, Gowardesh, Yargul, Zhari District
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,870. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The eight actions described in these pages take the reader through a wide range of platoon-level operations, from an intense firefight near Kandahar to an intricate civic action project in Kunar Province. Drawing from dozens of Soldier interviews, these accounts vividly depict the actions themselves and offer critical insights.
Wrong Ticket Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Nonfiction » History » War
Poems about the first and second world wars and their place in our mind and our soul.
The Execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Addressing the Fog of COG: Perspectives on the Center of Gravity in U.S. Military Doctrine - Clausewitz Theory, U.S. Warfare from Revolutionary War through the War on Terror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines multiple insurgent areas of operation and the dynamic and varied nature of multiple insurgent operational centers of gravity, recognizing and accounting for the notion that insurgency can form a complex, shifting mosaic.
Art of War Paper: Survival Through Adaptation: The Chinese Red Army and the Extermination Campaigns, 1927-1936 - Late Qing to Early Republican China, Li Lisan Line, Bolsheviks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,360. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
1927 to 1936 was a critical time for the Chinese Red Army and its leaders. The Chinese Workers and Peasants Red Army, the precursor of today's Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), was created and many of the PLA's cultural traditions date back to this early period.