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The Legend of the Forty-Seven Ronin: A History of One of the Greatest Samurai Stories of All Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Revenge. Murder. Honor. These are the ingredients of one of the greatest samurai legends of all time: The Forty-Seven Ronin—the legend of samurai who take revenge on a court official who leaves them leaderless. With a gripping narrative, HistoryCaps takes you back in time for a look at perhaps the greatest samurai tales in the history of Japan. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides
Diary of a Dictator -- Ferdinand & Imelda: The Last Days of Camelot
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,510. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013 and represented by David Halpern. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Marcoses were once “the Kennedys of Asia,” likened to America’s beautiful and charismatic Jackie and JFK. But Camelot in the Philippines vanished amid deadly political intrigues, sex scandals, lies, spies and bribes. Today, the long-secret Marcos diary opens a rare insider’s view of the dictator couple’s lust for power and their plot to kill democracy–history that reads like a soap opera.
Look Up, Montpelier! A Walking Tour of Montpelier, Vermont
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a self-guided walking tour. This walking tour of Montpelier, Vermont is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.
Lessons of the Iraqi De-Ba'athification Program for Iraq's Future and the Arab Revolutions - Saddam Hussein, Alawite, Syria and Assad, Yemen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,790. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Iraqi political system was organized by both the United States and Iraq, although over time, U.S. influence diminished and Iraqi influence increased. This monograph examines the policies of de-Ba'athification as initiated by the Coalition Provision Authority (CPA) under Ambassador L. Paul Bremer and as practiced by various Iraqi political commissions and entities created under the CPA order.
Look Up, Juneau! A Walking Tour of Juneau, Alaska
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Juneau, Alaska is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Disjointed Ways, Disunified Means: Learning From America's Struggle to Build an Afghan Nation - The Afghanistan War, Natural Resources and Drug Trade, al-Qaeda and Terrorism, Petraeus, McChrystal
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book, which studies the efforts of the United States in Afghanistan, discusses potential corrective measures that can be applied to future irregular warfare and "nation-building" missions in particular and American national security affairs more generally.
Look Up, Concord! A Walking Tour of Concord, New Hampshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Concord, New Hampshire is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Can Russia Reform? Economic, Political and Military Perspectives - The Russian Economy and Military, the Rule of Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,190. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The nature of the Russian state and the economy it superintends raise more than academic questions, for if we understand the nature of the state and its subordinated economy, we can then form an accurate vision of what Russia's overall policy and strategy will be.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues - Volume II: National Security Policy and Strategy, 5th Edition - Securing America from Attack, Transnational Threats
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This second volume begins by examining the policy/strategy process, moves to a look at the strategic environment, and concludes with some specific issues. This edition continues the effort begun in the fourth edition to include several short case studies to illustrate the primary material in the volume.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, Volume I: Theory of War and Strategy - von Clausewitz, Mao, Sun Tzu, Che Guevara, Machiavelli, Luttwak - 5th Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,180. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This edition of the U. S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy continues to reflect the structure and approach of the core national security strategy and policy curriculum at the War College.
The Sea Disposal of Chemical Weapons
Price: $19.00 USD. Words: 66,080. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment, Nonfiction » History » Military
Ticking Time Bomb. Between 1946 and 1990, on the order of 754,975 tons (over 1.5 billion pounds or 684 million kilograms) of chemical weapons were disposed in European waters. At least 21 European Nations are now potentially at risk because of the expected toxic effect on marine life and the food chain.
Nigerian Christianity and the Society of African Missions. History, Strategies and Challenges
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
The Church history of Nigeria from the time of the Portuguese explorations till today is narrated with special focus given to the last 150 years, where the Catholic Church started proper establishment and expansion.
Antarctic Diaries of the Heroic Era
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Extracts from the Heroic Era Antarctic expedition diaries exemplify the immediacy and continuity of such records, qualities that are not consistently present in the other forms of recording. The diaries emerge as the most truthful, dependable and encompassing record of the Heroic Era polar experience.
The Next Arms Race - Nuclear Doctrine and Force Posture, Plutonium, Proliferation, Asia and China, Israel's Bomb, Middle East, Nuclear Missile Risks, Aerospace Power, India and Pakistan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,350. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This 2012 report showcases studies that were done over the past three years on what the next set of strategic nuclear competitions might look like. The next arms race will be run by a much larger number of contestants — with highly destructive strategic capabilities far more closely matched and capable of being quickly enlarged than in any other previous period in history.
U.S. Army War College Key Strategic Issues List 2012-2013 (KSIL) - Landpower, Homeland Security, Regional Strategic Issues, Military Commands
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Key Strategic Issues List (KSIL) is published annually for the purpose of making students and other researchers aware of strategic topics that are, or are likely to become, of special importance to the U.S. Army.
Saint Valentine: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Love
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » European
You’ve probably heard of Saint Valentine’s Day. You may have given someone a card or a present. You may even have done it in secret, and watched the look of happiness on their face. But what do you really know about the person who inspired one of the most popular days of the year? Read this 15-minute biography to find out about the three men who may have become Saint Valentine.
Look Up, Honolulu! A Walking Tour of Honolulu, Hawaii
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Honolulu, Hawaii is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part IV The Greatest Generation Goes Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part IV.
Echoes of the Ashanti Empire Part 1 and 2
Price: $5.28 USD. Words: 37,370. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This research publication is a two part series about the Ashanti people, Kingdom and Empire. This research publication examines the origins of the Ashanti people of modern-day Ghana formerly known as the Gold Coast. This research publication also examines the origins of the Ashanti Kingdom and the powerful Empire. This research publication also examines the different internal and external factor.