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The "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military - Chinese Military Career Profiles, Conscripts, Officer Corps, Command Colleges
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The People in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military represents the latest volume in the series published by the Strategic Studies Institute and brings together top-tier academic analysis and insight on the important questions.
La historia de Confucio
By LD Books - Lectorum
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 57,130. Language: Spanish. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
Confucio es el más grande filósofo chino y por más de dos mil años ha sido parte de la conciencia ética, la vida espiritual, las tradiciones y costumbres de China. Este libro cuenta su vida, la pobreza en su juventud, su desarrollo espiritual y la creacion de la escuela de pensamiento o confucionismo.
China - Latin America Military Engagement: Good Will, Good Business, and Strategic Position - Cuba, Colombia, FARC, Brazil, Chile, Venezuela, Chavez, Arms Sales, Space Cooperation
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
While a great deal of attention has been given to Chinese commercial activity in Latin America, very little has been written in the open press regarding Chinese military engagement with the region.
China's Nuclear Forces: Operations, Training, Doctrine, Command, Control, and Campaign Planning - Counterattack, Attacks on U.S. Carriers and Naval Battle Groups, People's Liberation Army (PLA)
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 115,500. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
China has mixed nuclear, nuclear-capable, and conventionally armed missiles into its theater (or campaign)-level forces. It has worked to perfect ballistic missiles that can attack moving targets at sea.
Between the Rivers: Combat Action in Iraq - 2003-2005, Battle of Hawijah, Samarra, Mosul, Anbar Province, Northern Iraq. Task Force 1-16 Infantry, Carter Ham, Petraeus, Stryker, Tiger Strike
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Hawijah, 7 April 2004 * Task Force 1-26 Infantry and the Easter Sunday Battle of Samarra, April 2004 * Taking it to the Enemy: Offensive Counterinsurgency Operations, 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry, Mosul, 2004-2005
Art of War Paper: The Rhodesian African Rifles - The Growth and Adaptation of a Multicultural Regiment through the Rhodesian Bush War, 1965-1980 - Mugabe, Nkomo, Kissinger
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,330. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This paper in the series deals with the Rhodesian Bush War. The Rhodesian African Rifles overcame profoundly divisive racial and tribal differences among its members because a transcendent "regimental culture" superseded the disparate cultures of its individual soldiers and officers.
Fever: The Appetite of Fever (Book III)
By Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 58,210. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Fever: Rising Temperature of Fever (Book II)
By Yas Niger
Series: Fever. Price: Free! Words: 55,020. Language: British English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Fever is an exposition of a heady but not inscrutable abstract tale conceived on the likeness of bodily symptoms to a dysfunctional family, coexisting like the nation it is indigenous to, resembles and lives within. Its nature points seemingly to a fictional story it likens in every aspect and symbolizes with such inane clarity. This is the historical tale of the Nigerian nationhood and its people
Nhân tướng học - Khảo luận (tập 1)
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 38,280. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Những người làm nên sự nghiệp lớn thường tự biết mình và biết nhìn người và dùng người. Họa lớn nhất vẫn là họa nhìn sai và dùng lầm người. Muốn vậy, phải biết nhân tướng học.
A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume I The Fatal Shore ? (1780s to 1830s)
By Justin Cahill
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 64,890. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A New Life in our History is the first account of the settlement of Australian and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. Volume I, The Fatal Shore ? (1780s to 1830s) follows the arrest of Solomon Bockerah and his transportation to Sydney on the notorious Second Fleet and the spectacular rise and fall of the emancipist Sydney merchant, John Laurie.
The United States Open Golf Champions: Their Championship and Story
By Tony Dulio
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,440. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
A history of the US Open champions.
Герои вчерашних дней
By Vadim Nesterov
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: Russian. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Небольшая повесть о появлении русских на Амуре в XVII веке. Рассказ о том, почему мы туда пришли, и из-за чего ушли. О безнадежных боях, деревянных городах, пустых землях, немецком наемнике, ставшем казачьим атаманом и о первой и последней войне между Россией и Китаем.
Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry
By Tahseen Chowdhury
Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
God Did Not Create Human Beings To Die... But To Live On... Eternally!
By Roger Henri Trepanier
Series: The Truth Seeker's Library, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Evangelism
This book was written for anyone who would like to have a personal relationship with God, which comes through faith in His Son, Jesus Christ. Jesus said, "Come to Me all you who labor and are heavy-laden and I will give you rest." If you are looking for that peace which passes understanding, resulting from having the forgiveness of all sins and eternal life with God, then this book is for you!
Beyond the Battlefield: Stories from Gettysburg's Rich History
By James Rada, Jr
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Beyond the Battlefield is a collection of 47 true stories and 56 photos that tell the history of Gettysburg and vicinity beyond the famous Civil War battle.
Tommies: Life in the Trenches in World War One
By Andrew Bradley
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 36,700. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War brought a new kind of horror for man to endure. Not only the constant threat of bullets, bombs and gas, but also living conditions that were so bad, if we had been animals today, the British Army would have been in trouble for animal cruelty. I was one of the lucky ones to survive the trenches when millions did not make it back home, from all sides.
Betrayal, Resurrection, and Conversion
By Yashi Nozawa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Author presented his rational explanation for three miracles in Christianity: Judas' betrayal, Jesus' resurrection, and the conversion to Christianity of Paul. His hypotheses were based on a fresh interpretation of the biblical texts; the source documents of the miracles. So, his new theories are logically and factually consistent with biblical description.
Мягкая сила в истории Германии: Уроки 30-х годов ХХ века
By Н.И. Конюхов
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,340. Language: Russian. Published: March 29, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Объективно оценить любое значимое историческое событие можно лишь после того как произошли, установлены и осознаны его последствия. Поэтому чем большее время отделяет нас от этого события, тем понятней становится его место во всеобщей истории. Кроме этого в интересах приближения к истине можно использовать появляющуюся в науке новую методологию исторического анализа. Коррекция методологии анализа
Venezuela in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Rural and Urban Life, Security, Religion, Hugo Chavez, Simon Bolivar, Traditions
By Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 46,750. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Venezuela.
Bernice and John: Finally Meeting Your Parents Who Died a Long Time Ago
By John Janovy, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
"Bernice and John" is post-war Oklahoma history as seen through the eyes of a petroleum geologist who graduated from OU in 1935, and his highly perceptive wife who, upon being given a diagnosis of terminal cancer at age 47, decided to go to college. Part memoir and part social-political commentary, B&J makes a powerful argument for Oklahoma as the model of our evolving nation,