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1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of 100 to 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
United States Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Tests: Project Trinity 1945-46, Operation Crossroads 1946, Operation Sandstone 1948 - Technical Data, Nuclear Test Personnel Review
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three fascinating reports from the U.S. government provide exclusive details about early American atmospheric atomic tests: Trinity (the first atomic weapon ever exploded), Crossroads, and Sandstone.
A Tale Of Two Cities: A Reader's Companion
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 221,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
You’re reading A TALE OF TWO CITIES for the first time—or the fifth time. But what are gaols, bumpers, farmer-generals, and tocsins? Did those starving French mean baguettes when they wanted bread? Alleyn's "Reader’s Companion" has over 780 notes about things, people, places, and events mentioned in the text, plus bonus material, to enhance a classic historical novel published 150 years ago.
Key Considerations for Irregular Security Forces in Counterinsurgency - Dhofar, Operation Iraqi Freedom Case Study, Oman, Sultan Qaboos, General Franks, Rumsfeld, Petraeus
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 103,770. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Modern western militaries largely neglected the study of counterinsurgency prior to the attacks on the United States on 11 September 2001. Stung by the loss in Vietnam, the US military chose to minimize counterinsurgency and focused on the conventional warfare which it preferred and was better trained, organized, and equipped to conduct.
Third War: Irregular Warfare on the Western Border 1861-1865 - Civil War, Confederate Guerrillas, Abolitionists, Bushwhackers, Cherokee, Jayhawkers, Highwaymen, Indian Territory-Arkansas
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,530. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The border war would eventually degrade to such a level that death was not enough punishment for supporting the wrong side. Both sides would turn to dismemberment and mutilation as expressions of the total loss of control in border society.
Stability Economics: The Economic Foundations of Security in Post-conflict Environments - Iraq and Afghanistan, Shari'a Compliant Finance, Odierno, Petraeus, Shining Path Guerrillas
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,890. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Should a military force focus on security first, or the economy? How can it do both? This is the challenge of Stability Economics.
Addressing the Fog of COG: Perspectives on the Center of Gravity in U.S. Military Doctrine - Clausewitz Theory, U.S. Warfare from Revolutionary War through the War on Terror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,900. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines multiple insurgent areas of operation and the dynamic and varied nature of multiple insurgent operational centers of gravity, recognizing and accounting for the notion that insurgency can form a complex, shifting mosaic.
Art of War Paper: Survival Through Adaptation: The Chinese Red Army and the Extermination Campaigns, 1927-1936 - Late Qing to Early Republican China, Li Lisan Line, Bolsheviks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,360. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
1927 to 1936 was a critical time for the Chinese Red Army and its leaders. The Chinese Workers and Peasants Red Army, the precursor of today's Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), was created and many of the PLA's cultural traditions date back to this early period.
Great Commanders: Seven Leaders Who Changed the World - Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Napoleon Bonaparte, Admiral Horatio Nelson, John Pershing, Erwin Rommel "The Desert Fox", Curtis LeMay
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,630. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume begins with Alexander the Great, who wielded perhaps the finest army ever to wage war prior to the advent of gunpowder, and whose tactical and operational prowess bordered on genius.
Here: A Biography of the New American Continent
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,710. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 and represented by SKLA. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A portrait of the nations of North America and their complicated relationships with one another, by a New York Times journalist who has lived in all three countries. Anthony DePalma has been bureau chief for The New York Times in both Canada and Mexico.
Moldova Encyclopedia: Comprehensive Coverage - Political Situation, Economy, Foreign Policy, Russian Influence, NATO, European Union, U.S. Policy, Transnistria and the Transniestrian Conflict
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 438,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Discover every aspect of Moldova and the breakaway "Dniestr Republic" now known as Transnistria in this massive, authoritative compilation of up-to-date official documents with details about everything from history and geography to the current political and military situation.
Essential Guide to Transnistria and the Transniestrian Contest in Moldova: Russia, NATO, European Union, Ukraine, OSCE, "Frozen" Conflict
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,420. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Nine reports, studies, and documents provide special insight into the Transniestrian conflict which features prominently in the ongoing drama between Ukraine and Russia.
Русская администрация и китайские мигранты на юге Дальнего Востока России (вторая половина XIX – начало ХХ вв.)
You set the price! Words: 125,200. Language: Russian. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Работа посвящена чрезвычайно сложному периоду освоения Юга Дальнего Востока России и выработке политических, административных и экономических мер взаимодействия с мигрантами из Китая в городах и местах раннего заселения. Рассмотрены различные проекты территориального деления этого обширного края и систем управления мигрантским населением. Для историков, краеведов, работников административных орга
Chinese People's Liberation Army and Information Warfare - PLA, Network-Centric Warfare, Electronic and Cyber Warfare, China Espionage, Implications for United States, Psychological Warfare
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,790. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Chinese military has adopted information warfare concepts suited to its own organization and doctrine, blending its own traditional tactics, concepts from the Soviet military, and U.S. doctrine to bring the PLA into the information age.
Russia Reports: Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Putin, Lavrov, BRICS, Trade, Arms Trade, Energy, Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 147,880. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Russian Interests in Sub-Saharan Africa - Competition for resources, political influence, and access to markets will continue to increase among global powers as finite resources continue to dwindle.
Marshall Center Reports: China's Foreign Policy Grand Strategy, Western Unity and Transatlantic, Counter-terrorism, International Law, Europe's Military in the 21st Century, Police Primacy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,950. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
Marshall Center Reports: Terrorism, WMD, NATO and Transatlantic Relations, Rumsfeld's Transformation Vision, Jihadist Communications Techniques, Bases in Romania and Bulgaria
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Five informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
Right Sizing the People's Liberation Army: Exploring the Contours of China's Military - Taiwan, Xinjiang, Uighurs, Tibet, Senkaku, Chinese Combat Aircraft, PLA Air Force, Naval Force, Nuclear
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,210. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The book addresses how the leadership of China and the PLA view what size of PLA best meets China's requirements. Among other things, this analytical process makes important new contributions on the question of PLA transparency, long an issue among PLA watchers.
Chinese Perceptions of Traditional and Nontraditional Security Threats: China-Japan Animosity, Yasukuni Shrine, Threats from America, Japan, India, Environment, Energy Insecurity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,530. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
While "knowing your enemy" has long been a Chinese stratagem, cultural intelligence only recently has gained precedence in American military strategy. Our efforts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and the war on terror remind us of how differently much of the rest of the world thinks and perceives. This monograph is an effort to better understand Chinese thinking.
The "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military - Chinese Military Career Profiles, Conscripts, Officer Corps, Command Colleges
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,310. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Categories: 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.