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Searching for the Golden Hinde
By David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,200. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,870. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: 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
By Glenn Telfer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
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
By David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: 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
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,360. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: 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.
Plumbatae
By Jesús Vega
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
Arqueología experimental de la plumbata, un dardo tardorromano lastrado con plomo y lanzado a mano. Tablas de alcance, balística de efectos.
The Battle of Pavia 1525
By Stephen Lark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
Great Commanders: Seven Leaders Who Changed the World - Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte, Admiral Horatio Nelson, John Pershing, Erwin Rommel "The Desert Fox", Curtis LeMay
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume begins with Alexander the Great, who wielded perhaps the finest army ever to wage war prior to the advent of gunpowder, and whose tactical and operational prowess bordered on genius.
Here: A Biography of the New American Continent
By Anthony DePalma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 and represented by SKLA. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A portrait of the nations of North America and their complicated relationships with one another, by a New York Times journalist who has lived in all three countries. Anthony DePalma has been bureau chief for The New York Times in both Canada and Mexico.
Moldova Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage - Political Situation, Economy, Foreign Policy, Russian Influence, NATO, European Union, U.S. Policy, Transnistria and the Transniestrian Conflict
By Progressive Management
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 438,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Discover every aspect of Moldova and the breakaway "Dniestr Republic" now known as Transnistria in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents with details about everything from history and geography to the current political and military situation.
Essential Guide to Transnistria and the Transniestrian Contest in Moldova: Russia, NATO, European Union, Ukraine, OSCE, "Frozen" Conflict
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Nine reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Transniestrian conflict which features prominently in the ongoing drama between Ukraine and Russia.
Русская администрация и китайские мигранты на юге Дальнего Востока России (вторая половина XIX – начало ХХ вв.)
By Elena Nesterova
You set the price! Words: 125,210. Language: Russian. Published: April 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Работа посвящена чрезвычайно сложному периоду освоения Юга Дальнего Востока России и выработке политических, административных и экономических мер взаимодействия с мигрантами из Китая в городах и местах раннего заселения. Рассмотрены различные проекты территориального деления этого обширного края и систем управления мигрантским населением. Для историков, краеведов, работников административных орга
От Андалусии до Нью-Йорка
By Илья Левит
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: Russian. Published: April 5, 2014 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
"От Андалусии до Нью-Йорка" - вторая книга из серии "Сказки доктора Левита" - рассказывает об удивительной исторической судьбе сефардских евреев, евреев Испании. Книга охватывает обширный исторический материал, написана живым "разговорным" языком.
Chinese People's Liberation Army and Information Warfare - PLA, Network-Centric Warfare, Electronic and Cyber Warfare, China Espionage, Implications for United States, Psychological Warfare
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Chinese military has adopted information warfare concepts suited to its own organization and doctrine, blending its own traditional tactics, concepts from the Soviet military, and U.S. doctrine to bring the PLA into the information age.
Russia Reports: Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Putin, Lavrov, BRICS, Trade, Arms Trade, Energy, Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: 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.