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Saudi Arabia: Modernity, Stability, and the Twenty-First Century Monarchy - Wahhabism, Saudi Political and Cultural History, Ibn Saud, Patronage State, Oil Economy, King Abdullah, Contemporary Reality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,340. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work will be of interest to any reader seeking a better understanding of the political and cultural history in Saudi Arabia.
IEDs in the Context of Appropriate Technology - Understanding and Defeating Artisanal Weapons in Afghanistan and Iraq, Simple but Effective Technologies, Gandhi and Schumacher
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,580. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work suggests that a closer look at the context within which IEDs develop, appropriate technology, could shed light on ways to counteract them.
Attack on the Pentagon: The Medical Response to 9/11 - New York World Trade Center Attack, Flight 93, Somerset, Pennsylvania, Environmental and Mental Health, Remarkable Stories, Wounded Warriors
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work provides a truly unique view of the response of the Army Medical Department to the horror of September 11, 2001.
U.S. Military Deployments to Africa: Lessons from the Hunt for Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) - Uganda, Sub-Saharan Africa, Special Operations (SOF), People's Liberation Army (SPLA)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,610. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this work explores lessons and observations from the recent United States Special Operations Forces' (USSOF) effort to help Ugandan and other African regional forces locate and apprehend Joseph Kony and members of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA).
Час second-hand
Price: Free! Words: 133,900. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 7, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
“Час second-hand” — кніга пісьменніцы Святланы Алексіевіч, апошняя з серыі, прысвечанай “гісторыі вялікай і страшнай утопіі — камунізму”: Вялікая Айчынная вайна, Афганістан, Чарнобыль і, нарэшце, развал сацыялістычнай імперыі... Кніга перакладзеная на многія еўрапейскія мовы і ўжо атрымала прэстыжныя прэміі нямецкіх кнігадрукароў і французскіх медыяў.
U.S. Army Psychiatry in the Vietnam War: New Challenges in Extended Counterinsurgency Warfare - Substance Abuse, Heroin, Marijuana, Combat Stress, Breakdown in Soldier Morale and Discipline
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 300,320. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book seeks to consolidate a history of the military psychiatric experience in Vietnam through assembling and synthesizing extant information from a wide variety of sources documenting the success and failure of Army's psychiatry in responding to the psychiatric and behavioral problems that changed and expanded as the war became protracted and bitterly controversial.
U.S. Army in the Cold War: Forging the Shield - The U.S. Army in Europe, 1951-1962, Atomic Warfare Training, Pentomic, New Look, Berlin Crisis, Building New German Army, Elvis Presley Goes to Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 307,500. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Forging the Shield tells the story of the U.S. Army in Europe during the critical 1950s and early 1960s. It spans the period between the return of major U.S. combat forces to Germany in 1951 and the aftermath of the Berlin crisis of 1961-1962.
Great American Generals: Colin Luther Powell - Early Years, Strategic Leadership, Willpower, Persian Gulf War, Political Foot Soldier, The Powell Doctrine, Life, Career, Awards, Saigon to Baghdad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 383,700. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive compilation of military reports, documents, and academic research papers about the life and career of Colin Powell, who served as Secretary of State and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
GITMO, Terrorists, and Enhanced Interrogation: The Legality, Utility and Morality of Coercion, Regaining the Moral High Ground, Reparations for Guantanamo Detainees, Comparison to Japanese Internment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 145,460. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a digital reproduction of several academic research papers regarding GITMO, the handling of terrorists and enemy combatants, and the use of enhanced interrogation.
The FBI's Involvement in and Observations of Detainee Interrogations in Guantanamo Bay, Afghanistan, and Iraq - Counterterrorism, GITMO, Abu Zubaydah, Torture Techniques, Waterboarding, Abu Ghraib
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,910. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This is a digital reproduction of an important official FBI report about allegations of detainee mistreatment at the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility (JTF-GTMO, GITMO), the Abu Ghraib prison, and War on Terror enemy combatants.
Complete Guide to the Controversy over Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility (JTF-GTMO, GITMO) and Treatment of War on Terror Enemy Combatants: Pros and Cons, History, Closure Issues
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 578,930. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the most comprehensive collection of official documents and reports available in digital format about the controversy surrounding the Joint Task Force Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility (JTF-GTMO, GITMO) and the treatment of War on Terror enemy combatants.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Confinement and Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites - Essay by Eleanor Roosevelt, Sites of Shame
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a unique federal report on the relocation sites used in the World War II internment of Japanese Americans.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Japanese Americans in World War II: A National Historic Landmarks Theme Study - Historic Context, Relocation Centers, Detention Facilities
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 179,620. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is a unique federal report providing information on the facilities used in the World War II internment of Japanese Americans as part of the National Historic Landmarks Program of the National Park Service.
Pearl Harbor: The Missing Motive
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 115,580. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan's surprise bombing of Pearl Harbor was an audacious strike. It was a futile military operation. The Japanese started a war they knew they would lose, and did so in a way guaranteed to enrage the enemy. Why? Not oil; that was obtainable in other ways. Conflicts old and new, from both within and without, forced a hard choice on Japan's leaders.
Complete Guide to the Internment of Japanese Americans During World War II: Personal Justice Denied Commission, Report of General DeWitt on Japanese Evacuation From the West Coast, Studies and Reviews
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 468,820. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book reproduction, this is the most comprehensive collection of official documents and reports available in digital format about the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
The Fortunate Few IVS Volunteers from Asia to the Andes
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 108,360. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
IVS placed almost 1,400 idealistic young people in development projects in forty countries. The IVS story as an organization, its various programs, and its historical shifts is complex and has yet to be told in full. This volume is an inspiring step in the right direction.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Final Report of Army General DeWitt on Japanese Evacuation From the West Coast 1942, Rationale and Details of Relocation Process, Nisei and Issei
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 251,490. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the complete official version of the famous DeWitt report on the World War II Japanese Internment program. The military, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt, called the relocation and internment program an evacuation.
World War II Japanese American Internment Reports: Personal Justice Denied, The Complete Official Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, Aleuts, Recommendations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 277,220. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the complete official version of the Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians, Personal Justice Denied, issued in December 1982, along with the Commission's recommendations, issued in June 1983.
Prison Hulk to Redemption: Part One of a Family History 1788-1900
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,060. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The author undertakes a journey with his ancestors through Australia's colonial history - a history that hardly has its equal. He traces the cultural continuities of Australian society and shows where his ancestors fitted in. An important part of the story is the indispensable role the convicts played in establishing the Australian nation. Nine convict ancestors are found in the direct line.
Shattered China Dream
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 245,870. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
For 100 years, three generations of the author’s Anglo-Chinese family lived in China. They were unfairly treated due to their mixed blood, particularly in the era of Mao. After more than 20 years of studying, researching and verifying Chinese Modern History as well as family history, the author tells a remarkable true story of three generations living in China and tracing their British ancestry.