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Sobers Six Hit Perfection At Swansea: That Was The Day
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
On 31st of August 1968, at the St Helen’s cricket ground in Swansea, West Indies cricketer Garfield St Aubrun (Garry) Sobers became the first player in the, roughly, 200 year history of the sport to hit every ball of an over for six, playing for Nottinghamshire against Glamorgan. This is an account of that afternoon by someone who was there, set in the context of a turbulent year.
Be A Rational Pessimist
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Price: Free! Words: 47,770. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Rational Pessimists are realists. Rational pessimism stems from two truths. Man is powerless in the face of nature. Second, human nature has changed for the worse. Satanic traits like greed, arrogance, have spread like wildfire while Godly traits like compassion, honesty, is declining day by day. This book also seeks to make the readers “Rational P
America's Last Real Home Front
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,320. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Recalling the men, women and kids who conducted America's World War II home front in the greatest mobilization program the world has ever known. Here's how they came from years behind to outproduce the Axis in everything from tanks to bombers, while putting up with higher taxes, shortages, rationing and nearby Uboats. The author also discusses what America must do to ever mobilize that way again
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China is an easy to read and fascinating look at how many of the strategies and tactics mentioned by Sun Tzu in his book The Art Of War, were employed in ancient times.
Les femmes chez Herodote
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,770. Language: French. Published: June 27, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Globe-trotter avant la lettre, Hérodote nous a laissé bien plus un immense reportage qu'une œuvre historique proprement dite, quoique le but qu'il se fût fixé au départ eût été de relater les guerres médiques. Et, paradoxalement, c'est justement ce qui fait l'intérêt historique de son œuvre. Découvrons, à travers ses récits, le sort des femmes de l'antiquité.
Akenaton. El faraón olvidado
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,270. Language: Spanish. Published: June 27, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Akenatón ha ejercido una atracción irresistible debido al misterio que rodea su obra y su muerte: Fue el primer monoteísta de la historia?, Podría vinculársele con el surgimiento del judaísmo en Egipto?, Por qué su existencia y su doctrina fueron sumergidas en un olvido de tres mil años?. Este libro analiza muchos de estos cuestionamientos.
Commanding an Air Force Squadron in the Twenty-First Century: A Practical Guide of Tips and Techniques for Today's Squadron Commander - Includes Hap Arnold's Vision
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,830. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Smith relies on the vast “insights, experiences, and recommendations” of former and current commanders to identify the attributes of a successful commander at multiple levels. He identifies some issues commanders face regardless of the level of command, including counseling personnel, dorm inspections, commanders’ calls, money management, and the roles of spouses and families.
They Served Here: Thirty-Three Maxwell Men - Maxwell Air Force Base, Claire Chennault, Clark Gable, Glenn Miller, Henry Hugh Shelton, Hoyt Vandenberg, Curtis LeMay
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Benton provides a glimpse of the history of Maxwell Air Force Base by highlighting the careers of 33 airmen who served at the base at some point in their military careers.
Setting the Context: Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses and Joint War Fighting in an Uncertain World - including Desert Storm
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Brungess proposes using joint suppression of enemy air defenses (JSEAD) to address the problem of reduced SEAD resources available to individual services.
Our Founding Documents Then and Now
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,570. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
By Preserving America’s Past We Insure America’s Future. This comprehensive book of many Founding documents from the Magna Carta to our great Constitution and Bill of Rights also gives some background and quotes by several Founders. You have to ask the question: Who and What brought us Principles of Freedom, Liberty, Life, Liberty, Pursuit of Happiness, Prosperity and Private property ownership
The Army and Its Air Corps: Army Policy toward Aviation 1919-1941 - Billy Mitchell, Boeing B-17, Douglas B-7, Charles A. Lindbergh, Henry Hap Arnold, Fokker F-2, Frear Committee
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From the Armistice in 1918 to the late 1930s, there was continuous controversy over the place of aviation in the military establishment. This book details how airpower visionaries, with varying degrees of tact, often risked charges of insubordination in preaching the gospel of airpower.
Milestones in Strategic Arms Control, 1945-2000: United States Air Force Roles and Outcomes - Nuclear Weapons, SALT, Soviet Union, Reagan Years
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 99,070. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The history of the United States Air Force is fundamentally incomplete without recounting how the junior service has shaped various arms treaties and been shaped by them.
Creech Blue: General Bill Creech and the Reformation of the Tactical Air Forces, 1978-1984 - TAC, Tactical Air Forces, AirLand Battle, Desert Storm
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Slife chronicles the influence of the late Gen Wilbur L. "Bill" Creech—a leader, visionary, warrior, and mentor—in the areas of equipment and tactics, training, organization, and leader development.
Syria - A Decade of Lost Chances: Repression and Revolution from Damascus Spring to Arab Spring
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,790. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Cune Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Syria’s President Bashar al-Asad was an outspoken opponent of the US and Israel. In March 2011 when Arab Spring came to Syria, Bashar reasoned that his support among Syrians was deep and wide because, as he told the Wall Street Journal a few weeks earlier, he was "closely linked to the beliefs of the people." He was dead wrong
The Band Played Dixie: Race and the Liberal Conscience at Ole Miss
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 108,170. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A penetrating look at the University of Mississippi - ‘Ole Miss’. Nadine Cohodas (author of Spinning Blues Into Gold) covers the institution’s tumultuous racial history, with emphasis on how Ole Miss moved forward from the riot that erupted after James Meredith, the first African-American student, enrolled September 30, 1962. Updated in 2012 for the 50th Anniversary of the integration of Ole Miss.
Free Energy Here and Now and then: Velocity power sources
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Price: Free! Words: 28,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
(1.00 from 1 review)
An overview of the free energy discoveries and developments from the laboratories of Michael Faraday who in the 1830s attempted to tap into high speed planetary motion. The modern design of the hex controller circuitry that has proven over unity free energy battery charging for over three years now. Here and now and then, free energy to make all of our dreams come true. Velocity power sources.
Occupiers of Wall Street: Losers or Game Changers
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Price: Free! Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Occupiers of Wall Street burst into media limelight on 17 September 2011. They inspired over 1500 protests against corporate greed and the nexus between politicians and corporation in 82 countries around the world by October 2011. Their movement is relevant. Why have the faded away? Can the movement be revived and achieve its goal?
Muerte de la Tragedia Griega
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Classical
A la figura de Dionisos debemos el nacimiento del teatro. Como divinidad de la fecundidad, propició fiestas en su honor, durante la siega en los campos, en las que se desarrolló el denominado "ditirambo", el antecedente más directo del teatro griego.
The Mystery of Pyramids, Mastabas, Dolmens, Stonehenge and other Cromlechs is Revealed!
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: Russian. Published: June 24, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Having considered all the architectural structures similar to dolmen in design, we can say that mysteries of the past are now in the past. The starting point in our mental maze was simple invention. It is as simple as it is ingenious. This is our oldest friend - a dolmen. How many lives did it saved? How many people preserved there freedom because of it?
Our Experience, Ourselves
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sub-title: How Experience Came to be Valued so Highly by People in the West. A chronological account of how authority figures in Western Civilization first considered experience unimportant but in time came to value it very highly. Readers will spend time with many of these authority figures and 'hear' what they have to say for themselves.