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74,704 Catholics in Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,090. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
An Encyclopedia of Collected Stories. Two millennia worth of tales – from Ancient Rome to the Crusades, thru Colonialism to Nuclear War. From the Apostle Thomas in India, to Mother Teresa's Calcutta. From Saint Paul in Asia Minor to Saint Maximilan Kolbe in Japan. From Saint Helena and Saint Nicholas in Asia Minor, to Saint Francis Xavier and Thomas Merton in the Far East.
Tailored Deterrence: Influencing States and Groups of Concern - Case Studies of Russia, China in the Taiwan Strait, Nuclear-armed Iran, North Korea, Triad, Hussein and Gulf War Lessons, Zero Nukes
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 174,230. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Deterrence thinking has evolved from the Cold War to the present. During the period from 1945-1991 when the United States sought to deter attacks by the U.S.S.R. and Warsaw Pact, U.S. nuclear forces were fielded primarily to prevent nuclear war or escalation of war.
Deliverance Mary Fields, First African American Woman Star Route Mail Carrier in the United States: A Montana History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,790. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » American
1885. Emancipated slave, Mary Fields, rushes to the Montana wilderness, saves her friend’s life and remains, surviving inclement weather, peril and plots against her while helping Ursuline nuns and native american girls to survive. Employing strategy, grit and goodwill toward her community for thirty years, Mary Fields manifests a personal vision of rightful independence before her death in 1914.
Essential Guide to Modern North Korea: Federal Research Country Study with Comprehensive Information and Analysis - Political, Economic, Social, National Security, Nuclear Program, Cult of Kim Family
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 112,550. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this ebook reproduces the official Library of Congress Federal Research Division Country Study of North Korea.
Genios de la Estrategia Militar Volumen IV, Douglas Mc Arthur El César del Siglo XX
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 147,160. Language: Spanish. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
El general Douglas Mc Arthur fue denominado el César de Siglo XX. Según Richard Nixon, fue uno de los hombres más grandes de todos los tiempos. Roosevelt lo llamó la encarnación del pueblo americano, pero Harry Trumman lo destituyó del cargo de Comandante Supremo Aliado por ligereza temperamental y no porque esta decisión favoreciera los intereses estadounidenses luego de la Segunda Guerra Mundial
Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 131,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A community’s recorded collective memory is often benchmarked by frightening experiences and by the second-hand tales told, and retold, by others. More often than not, these delineations in time are disastrous events like fire, flood, or catastrophic occurrences such as drought, financial crisis, or explosion. Disasters of the Pikes Peak Region describes many such events in vivid detail.
TITANIUM - The true reality behind the German ‘Wonder Weapons’; Volume 2: The Space Age
Price: $26.90 USD. Words: 118,230. Language: German. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
On the basis of up-to-date intensive research including several new released WWII secret documents as well post-war papers it emerged in the meantime that the USA in 1954 sent already several satellites into space.
Eisenhower: The Suez Crisis - An Appraisal of Presidential Leadership, The Aswan Dam Problem, Diplomatic Marathon, Outbreak of War, Alliance with Britain and France in Peril, Final Resolution
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,690. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
The Suez crisis of 1956 is a valuable case for the examination of presidential leadership since the Middle East crisis was important and complex enough to engage the President in a full test of his ability as chief executive and crisis manager.
The Essential Eisenhower: World War II General and President - Comprehensive Collection of Histories and Studies of Life, Education, War Record, and Presidency, Strategic Leadership, Judgment, Thought
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 380,120. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This is a comprehensive and massive compilation of reports, documents, and academic research papers about the life and career of Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States and commanding general of the Allied forces in World War II.
Essential Guide to Military Ethics: Army Professionalism, The Military Ethic, and Officership in the 21st Century - McMaster Speeches – Fort Leavenworth Symposium, Professional Ethic and the State
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 144,880. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces five valuable monographs and documents about military ethics, including the 2015 Fort Leavenworth Ethics Symposium.
From One Leader to Another: Volumes I and II – Observations, Insights, and Advice from Over 50 Serving and Retired Senior NCOs on Tasks, Skills, Values, and Responsibilities for the Army Today
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 199,850. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These works are a collection of observations, insights, and advice from over 50 serving and retired Senior Non-Commissioned Officers. These experienced Army leaders have provided for the reader, outstanding mentorship on leadership skills, tasks, and responsibilities relevant to our Army today.
Fort Leavenworth: The People Behind the Names: People Who Have Left Their Mark on the Dowager Queen of Frontier Forts – Fort History, Geography, Buildings, Stained Glass Windows, Streets and Trails
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,650. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This is the story of the people and organizations behind the names used at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. The scores of men and women of distinction associated with the United States Armed Forces who have served at this "Dowager Queen of Frontier Posts."
Les cuvettes du diable
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 117,840. Language: French. Published: March 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » War
Deux amis d’enfance Caribéens pouvaient-ils s’imaginer que dans un proche avenir, ils se retrouveraient les armes à la main dans une série de conflits sur le sol de la lointaine Europe ? Sur les territoires coloniaux encore plus éloignés de l’Asie ?
Los Lísperguer Wittemberg: una familia alemana en el corazón de la cultura chilena: hacia un debate identitario en torno a la primera familia colonial
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 203,490. Language: Spanish. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
La familia alemana Lísperguer, protegida de Carlos V, y de gran éxito en el Chile y Perú colonial de los siglos XVI y XVII, ha despertado un enorme interés mediático. De ella y su célebre tópico literario “la Quintrala” (el Quijote chileno) se han hecho un sinfín de estudios. Una nueva investigación realizada en España viene a revolucionar el concepto que se tenía de esta destacada familia.
Cinq documents originaux pour accompagner le livre Épiphane de Salamine, docteur de l'iconoclasme ?
You set the price! Words: 158,430. Language: French. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious art, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Traductions de l’Ancoratus de saint Épiphane de Salamine, la Réfutation et destruction des arguments d’Eusèbe et d’Épiphanide, sottement avancés contre l’incarnation du Christ notre Sauveur, de saint Nicéphore de Constantinople, la Réfutation et destruction du décret du concile de 815, de Nicéphore, et la Vie de Nicéphore de Constantinople et la Vie d’Épiphane de Salamine.
El conquistador alemán Pedro Lísperguer Wittemberg: las vivencias europeas de un intrépido cortesano
Series: Los protegidos del César. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 204,930. Language: Spanish. Published: February 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General, Nonfiction » History » European
El conquistador alemán Pedro Lísperguer, abuelo de la célebre "la Quintrala", uno de los tópicos literarios más importantes de Chile, no sólo tuvo un glorioso pasado en el Perú y Chile colonial, sino que también, tuvo un interesante pasado pre-americano, compartiendo vivencias junto al Emperador Carlos V y otros destacados personajes del imperio en Alemania, los Países Bajos, España e Inglaterra.
La guerre vue de Marseille. Comment un quartier, une ville, un pays, ont vecu la tourmente, de 1939 a 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,430. Language: French. Published: February 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
First volume of a book describing how World War II was lived in France , in particular in Marseille were the author lived. This volume covers the years 1938-1942. The second volume will cover years 1943 to 1945. And a third volume will be about Charles de Gaulle through his writings and those who knew him during the War.
Impunity: Countering Illicit Power in War and Transition - H.R. McMaster Foreword, Corruption in Afghanistan, Iraq, Haiti, Liberia, Pakistan, Colombia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Russia, Odessa Network
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 200,950. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the most insidious challenges to the contemporary state is the corrosive capture and use of illicit power, which both weakens the state and creates among populations the perception of inefficacy, incompetence, and, ultimately, illegitimacy.
He Will Rule as God: Ancient Israel History, An Old Testament Commentary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,230. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament
He Will Rule as God unveils the political history of ancient Israel. The publication is an in-depth examination, but also an unbiased and objective commentary on the first fourteen books of the Old Testament.
The Federalist Papers: A Collection of Essays Written in Favour of the New Constitution
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 194,540. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
The Federalist Papers are a collection of eighty-five articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay in favor of ratifying the United States Constitution. First appearing in 1787 as a series of letters to New York newspapers, this collective body of work is widely considered to be among the most important historical collections of all time.