Nonfiction » History

Sub-categories: American | War | Military | Modern / 20th Century | Family history | World | History of things | Civilization | Middle East | Biography | Social history | Russian | All sub-categories >>
The Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA): Allied Perspectives - Asia, Europe, France, Shift from Neo-Gaullism, Germany, Armed Forces, ISR, Efficient Use of Military Force
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,320. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The revolution in military affairs (RMA) is an American concept that frames a debate about the restructuring of American military forces in the period of globalization of the American economy.
205 Al Amanecer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,250. Language: Spanish. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Plays » Russian & Former Soviet Union
Hay momentos en la vida, en los cuales nos encontramos en una encrucijada compleja y absurda, nos toca, esa es la verdad, nos toca hacerle frente y tomar una decisión, y si de esta decisión depende no solo nuestra existencia, sino también la existencia, directa o indirectamente de tres o cuatro mil millones de personas, esa decisión posee un peso increíble para un solo ser humano.
Al-Hashishiya The World of the Assassins
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 132,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Hassan as-Sabbah was born in 1044 in Qum, in Iran. Sent in a madrasa in Ravy, he followed studies to become Imam before be convinced by a Daï, a preacher, that the Ismaili heresy held the truth. From then on, he devoted his life to defend the Ismaili doctrine. After some years of wandering before discovering Alamut, “The Nest of the Eagle" in the mountains of Elbrus in North of the Persia.
The Yankee Problem: An American Dilemma
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 34,880. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016 by Shotwell Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Southern people warned others about the radical utopians of New England, and even went to war to get away from them, but to no avail. Now all Americans, not just Southerners, are subject to the whims of “those people” and their never ending mission to recreate, not only America, but the entire world in their bizarre, sanctimonious image.
Media-Enabled Insurgency as a Revolution in Military Affairs - Iraq Enemy Using Attacks to Erode American Will to Fight, Cultural and Legal Factors Preventing Military from Influencing Populations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,490. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The enemy in Iraq has been able to use small, tactically insignificant attacks, amplified by the media, to erode the will of the American people to prosecute the war in Iraq. This monograph uses the model for a revolution in military affairs proposed by Williamson Murray and MacGregor Knox to examine this new enemy capability.
Repressive States and Insurgencies: Implications for Future Campaigns - Counterinsurgency (COIN) Theories, Werewolf Movement, Werwolf Program, Nazi Waffen SS, Resistance in Soviet Union, Iraq War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Following the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Coalition forces discovered that the military, security, and intelligence agencies of Iraq were well suited to transition into an insurgency after conventional defensive measures had failed. This paper argues that this is the habitual norm for repressive totalitarian regimes when faced with invasion.
Coercive Nuclear Campaigns in the 21st Century: Understanding Adversary Incentives and Options for Nuclear Escalation - Posing Four Grim Options, Plausibility of Conquest, U.S. Nuclear Forces
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report examines why and how regional powers armed with nuclear weapons may employ those weapons coercively against the United States or U.S. allies during a conventional war. We argue that the problem of intra-war deterrence - preventing nuclear-armed adversaries from escalating during a conventional conflict - is arguably the most important deterrence challenge.
The Center of Gravity (COG) Systemically Understood - Clausewitz and Systems Thinking, Napoleon, Battles of Granicus, Issus, and Gaugamela, Jena-Auerstadt 1806, Vietnam War (Cambodia), Desert Storm
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,960. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
How does the U.S. military understand and apply the center of gravity concept in the contexts of theory, doctrine, and planning for the conduct of operations? In particular, does the center of gravity serve as an effective tool when applied in accordance with current military doctrine and other non-doctrinal methodologies, and how does its use help reveal causal relationships?
Desert Storm: War, Time, and Substitution Revisited - Course of the Air Campaign, Strike Results, Key Production Targets, Deployed Missile Forces, Lines of Communications, Allied Air Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In Operation Desert Storm the coalition succeeded in rapidly crushing Iraq's military forces in Kuwait and southern Iraq, and airpower was a decisive factor in this success. The entire campaign lasted only 43 days and required only 100 hours of ground warfare to rout Iraqi forces completely.
Coercion for Hire: A Theory of Indirect Coercion - Four Historical Cases, Indonesia, Italy, Chile, Hezbollah, Surrogate Targeting, Covert/Overt Balance, Role of Positive Inducements, Political Warfare
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this study is to examine the use of indirect coercion as an element of political warfare and as a policy option for the United States. This thesis synthesizes the concepts of indirect strategy and coercion to provide a cost-effective policy option for U.S. decision makers.
One Valley at a Time - Success Story of the Afghanistan Counterinsurgency (COIN) Campaign Against Taliban and al-Qaeda Terrorists, Special Operations Forces (SOF), Civil Military Operations (CMO)
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2004 counterinsurgency campaign in Afghanistan was historic. Service personnel of general purpose, special operations, coalition, and irregular forces worked in unison to defeat the insurgency in a country stricken by war.
Military Professionalism and Political Influence: A Case Study of the Mexican Military, 1917-1940 - Pancho Villa, Mexican Revolution, Carranza, Obregon, Calles, Cardenas Years, Latin America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,070. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This study will explore the relationship between military professionalism and military political influence. While many scholars believe that increased military professionalism will "depoliticize" the armed forces, others argue that professionalization encourages the military to assume an active and even dominant role in politics.
History's Role in Operational Design and Planning: How Germany's Failed Invasion Provides Insight into U.S. and Chinese Perspectives on Anti-Access Area Denial A2AD - China's Strategy and Capabilities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The 1940 battle space between Germany and Great Britain provides a different design perspective for the US A2AD problem. Germany's struggles during Operation SEALION provide insight into China's attitude towards strategy, unrestricted warfare, PLAAF and PLAAN A2AD challenges, and ethnic ties with Taiwan.
Future Counterland Operations: Common Lessons from Three Conflicts - Persian Gulf War Desert Storm, Allied Force NATO in Yugoslavia, Enduring Freedom Afghanistan, Value of ISR, Power of Innovation
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,600. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Through the study of past military experiences, especially the examination of common lessons from differing conflicts, implications for future warfare can be revealed. Common counterland lessons from three major US conflicts are the focus of this study.
End State: Relevant in Stability Operations? Operations Other than War (OOTW), Case Studies of Bosnia, Kosovo, Improvements to Army and Joint Doctrine, Strategy, Operational Planning
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,850. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
As the war on terrorism progresses, it appears stability operations may continue to be the logical follow-on phase after intervention into each failed state. There is a necessity for military forces in the post-conflict environment to keep the peace while the failed state rebuilds.
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd: Tywysoges a Rhyfelwraig Deheubarth/The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Celtic Languages, Nonfiction » History » European
Princess Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd’s fascinating and tragic true story comes to life in this special bi-lingual Welsh-English edition! Born in 1097 in Aberffraw Castle, Princess Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd ap Cynan’s courage against the Norman Conquest of Wales has inspired generations of Welsh for nearly one thousand years. Perfect for both Welsh and English learners.
Dallas Breaks Universal Law
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
For almost a century the universal law has been upheld. Never challenged, the law was the standard followed by every unit until the eighth day of July in the year 2016, when the city of Dallas in the State of Texas, U.S.A. changed the order of the universe. There is no going back......
Day in Indiana History – August
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Learn about Indiana history a day at a time. Ideal for history lovers or home school history teachers, A Day in Indiana History – August teaches the historical facts about Indiana in an easy to understand format.
Janet’s World: The Inside Story of Washington Post Pulitzer Fabulist Janet Cooke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Janet Cooke caused one of the biggest scandals in the history of journalism when her Pulitzer Prize-winning article, about an eight-year-old heroin addict, turned out to be a fake, along with her doctored resume.
The Punitive Expedition into Mexico 1916: Political - Military Insights, President Wilson and the Response to Pancho Villa's Raid on New Mexico, General Pershing, Mexican Revolution
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,260. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
This study examines the political-military insights offered by the Punitive Expedition into Mexico, 10 March 1916 to 5 February 1917.