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Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession - Compelling War College Study Looking at the Deluge of Requirements, Honestly Confronting Dishonesty, Making Excuses, Confronting the Truth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing text ebook reproduces an important Army War College study on dishonesty in the Army. This study found that many Army officers, after repeated exposure to the overwhelming demands and the associated need to put their honor on the line to verify compliance, have become ethically numb.
Claire K : First Person Singular Private Journals of a Young English Governess in Germany 1929-33
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,640. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933.
The New York Mob Vol I: When the Irish Ran New York 1840-1917
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Tammany Hall was a political organization who mobilized poor Irish immigrants into a powerbase to run New York city from the American Civil War to WWII. And although Tammany gave New York its first public welfare system, it did so at the expense of a level of political corruption never seen before or since. This is the story of the rise and fall of Tammany Hall.
Disappeared Without a Trace Vol II: The Lost Colony of Roanoke Island
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1587 the first permanent English colony was settled in Roanoke Island, on the North Carolina Coast. John White, the governor of the colony, returned to England for supplies, but his return to the colony was delayed by the English battle with the Spanish Armada. When White was finally able to return to Roanoke Island in 1590, all the colonists had disappeared, never to be seen again, This is
In The Footsteps Of Heroes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: British English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A photo guide tour of some of the main sights of the WW1 Western Front. Places visited include Ypres, Paschendaele, Arras and Albert as well as the Somme battlefields and a number of memorials and cemeteries in the area. This is not a professional photographic book but a collection of my personal photos of the area taken on numerous visits both for research and pleasure.
What the Q? Attempting to Answer the Synoptic Problem
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Who wrote the Bible? What does "Synoptic Gospel" mean? Where did all the information in the Bible come from? This text briefly addresses these questions, and more.
Wake Up Running
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Price: $6.99 USD. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015 by Life Force Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
A memoir by American executive, David Egee, who overcame a learning handicap to become a successful international health care executive, establishing hospitals in the Middle East and nursing homes in England, while dealing with persons such as Yasser Arafat and Muammar Gaddafi.
French Fries In The American Southwest
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,740. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
In the aftermath of the drugged-out 1960s, two American teenagers drift about the American Southwest looking for trouble, soaking themselves in the heat of the Mojave Desert while rubbing up against the dregs of the dying hippie biker culture, managing to avoid getting killed, or worse. Each adventure begins with improbable amount of french fries and unhealthy amounts of salt.
The Revolt of the Zanj
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 138,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Zanj were constrained African slaves to work with the clearing of the grounds in the south of Iraq. When they were raised, they were joined by the slaves of the cities and the close villages. Their chief, Alī ibn Muhammad, was a man who became aware of their misery. They fighting during 15 years to preservo their freedom.
Atlantis - Legend or History?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,600. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Atlantis - Legend or History? reveals our the theories as never before! Have you ever wondered if the Atlantis was about a real thing? This short book, looks at many facts, assumptions and theories and looks to draw a correlation between what is known, what is logical and what may be the truth that so many want to deny.
Casanova's Winning Ticket
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Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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Giacomo Casanova is best known for his amorous adventures. But did you know about his role in founding the first successful modern lottery?
The Tower of Babel - Legend or History?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Tower of Babel - Legend or History? reveals our shared ancestry as never before! Have you ever wondered if the Tower of Babel Story was about a real thing? Certainly, many scientists and historians try not to confirmed its existence but according to many, people were simply too dumb to have created such a thing 6 or 7 thousand years ago.
ROMA SPQR
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Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 106,380. Language: Spanish. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
ROMA SPQR- Completa cronologia sobre la historia del Imperio Romano, desde 753 aC hasta 476 dC.
American History A Day at A Time – March
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,070. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Past Times: Ancient Board Games
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Past Times is a series of books about historical games and pastimes throughout the ages. This particular book is about games from Viking age and earlier.
Chinese Education in Singapore: An untold story of conflict and change
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You set the price! Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This untold story is a colorful account of secret societies and their wars, of Sinitic languages and dialects, and of suppressions by a colonial government in a free port. Its pages are not crammed with historical facts and dates, but filled with the experiences of Chinese migrants over 200 years. It is an impression of their achievements and a witness to their weakness of character.
The Return of the Dananites, and How They Changed the World.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The two sons of Dan were named Pele Seti and Ochy Och, after great Dananite ancestors. Pele Seti emerged in history as Pharaoh Seti 1st, father of Ram Seti 11nd, and today the Greeks carry the name of his brother, Ochy Och (Ogy Og). Og died while establishing his Chou Dan (Jordan) kingdom in what is now Israel, but his son Mac Og, a 'Danovous', completed the task. They founded Jerusalem and Rome!
Edge of Disaster
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Price: Free! Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by AEC Stellar Publishing, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Hurricane Katrina was a tragedy for many, but did birth a great revival in energy and enterprise for the area, and for me. Many from the New Orleans area have their "Katrina stories," and this is mine.
Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,830. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
If you’ve ever suspected that “democratic governments” can be secretly manipulated and controlled, this book is for you. (It will both confirm your suspicions and show you how it’s done.) However, if you’ve accepted the schoolhouse version of Western democracy, the meticulously footnoted facts presented in this book are sure to turn your worldview upside down. (Read at your own risk.)
Alaska Gold Rush at Nome
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,610. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
These are true stories of the Nome gold rush immortalized by the voices of the journalists and miners who lived through those exciting and dangerous times. Some of the miners made fabulous fortunes in gold pulled from the sands and creek beds around Nome. But other stories involve murder, theft, suicide, epidemics, starvation, claims jumping, freezing to death, and poverty.