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Generational Curses A Face to My Name Collection
Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 332,940. Language: American English. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
Follow the trail of the family of William Still, Father of the Underground railroad, as their Gist/Guest/Guess connection is examined. A unique collection of census, land and military documents provides researchers with data necessary to unlock hidden truths about their American Gist, Guess, Guest and related families of NC, SC, KY, TN, AR, AL, GA, and TX. Come on an adventure, and touch the Holy
Roadblocks to Freedom: Slavery and Manumission in the United States South
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Considers the law of freedom suits and manumission from the point-of-view of legal procedure, evidence rules, damage awards, and trials—in addition to the abstract principles stated in the appellate decisions. The author shows that procedural and evidence roadblocks made it increasingly impossible for many slaves, or free blacks who were wrongfully held as slaves, to litigate their freedom.
Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
People's Liberation Army After Next - China's PLA, Air Force Aircraft, Ballistic and Cruise Missiles, EMP, DF-11, DF-15, Silkworm, Fighter Aircraft, Taiwan, Advanced Technology, Military Space
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 202,590. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
An analytical schism has developed over differing assessments of China's military modernization.
The Costs of Conflict: The Impact on China of a Future War - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, Australia, ASEAN, Taiwan Defense Policy, Military-Business Complex, Ballistic Missile Defense
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 165,010. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
There is a need for the United States to move the debate over the challenge China presents us beyond the dispositions of the attention grabbing advocates.
Military Modernization and the Russian Ground Forces, Prospects for U.S.-Russian Security Cooperation - Putin, Russian-Georgia War, Arms Control, Ukraine, Post-Cold War Era
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,210. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Two important reports from the Army Strategic Studies Institute examine the Russian military and Russian-American cooperation.
The Russian Military Today and Tomorrow - Putin, Russian Navy, Ukraine, Gazprom, Rosneft, Lavrov, Deep Operations, Campaign Design, Russian-Chinese Security Relations, Mafia and Arms Dealers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,200. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Two excellent studies from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provide unique insights into the current state of the Russian military.
Ağır Kitap
Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 225,480. Language: Turkish. Published: March 16, 2014 by Propaganda Yayınları. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
"Son beş yılda ne kadar çok yazı yazmışım" diyor Nişanyan, yeni kitabını sunarken. "Ağır Kitap" yazarın siyaset, tarih ve din üzerine yazdıklarının bir derlemesi, hem de epey genişçe bir derlemesi. Yedi yüz küsür sayfalık bu ağır kitapta, yazarın gerek kolay okunan, gerekse ses getiren ve zorlayıcı yazılarını bulacaksınız.
Perspectives on Russian Foreign Policy - Putin, Ukraine, Tatars, Russian Empire and History, Imperial Legacy, NATO and G-8, Lukoil, Georgia, Soft Power and RT Media, Chechnya, APEC
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 103,190. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Since both war and politics are interactive processes "where the enemy gets a vote," a profound grasp of global political and economic trends is essential to the formulation of sound U.S. policies and strategies, especially as regards so important an actor as the Russian Federation.
Presidents' Body Counts: The Twelve Worst and Four Best American Presidents Based on How Many Lived or Died Because of Their Actions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 162,740. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
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Endorsed by Thom Hartmann Show! 1000 downloads! Speak No Evil About Presidents. So say most textbooks, journalists, commentators, and even some historians. Not in this book. An eye opening look at all the evil done by presidents, mass murder, incompetence, and terrorism, and the noblest presidents also. The most insightful damning expose of presidents you will ever see, by a historian and professo
The Rise of China in Asia: Security Implications - Senkaku Islands, Taiwan, North Korea on the Brink, Chinese Threat to Neighbors, India's Response to China, South China Sea
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 189,170. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
Sections of the book address China as a rising power, China as a security threat, the other Asian powers in relation to China, the flashpoints in East and South Asia, and Sino-American relations.
The Lessons of History: The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) at 75 - Tiananmen Square, Cultural Revolution, Air Force, Navy, Lessons from Korean War, Vietnam Campaign
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 258,160. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The emphasis of this volume is to assess key lessons that the top ranks of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have drawn from their own military's 75-year history.
Dangerous Ground: The Spratly Islands and U.S. Interests and Approaches - South China Sea, Law of the Sea Convention, UNCLOS, Claims by China, Taiwan, Vietnam, ASEAN
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 147,390. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This timely analysis of the Spratly Islands dispute examines the economic and security importance of the region to the surrounding claiming states: the People's Republic of China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, and the Philippines, and the violent acts and potential for instability in the region that has resulted.
Central Asia After 2014 - Uyghurs, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Sino-Russian Relationship, China's Military
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 134,920. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
These papers provide a vital set of insights into an increasingly critical area of international politics and security, especially as it is clear that the United States is reducing, but not totally withdrawing, its military establishment in Afghanistan and is seeking to consolidate long-term relationships with Central Asian states.
Asia-Pacific: A Strategic Assessment - China, Northeast Asia, and Southeast Asia - Territorial Disputes, Senkaku Islands, Economic Development, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,610. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This Strategic Studies Institute paper provides a timely assessment of the geostrategic significance of Asia-Pacific. The monograph is also a thought-provoking analysis of the U.S. strategic shift toward the region and its implications.
Hidden Dragon, Crouching Lion: How China's Advance in Africa is Underestimated and Africa's Potential Underappreciated - Emerging Markets, Mineral Resources, BRICs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 131,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This monograph is part of the Advancing Strategic Thought Series precisely because its topic is so important. As it stresses, the explosive growth of China's economic interests in Africa is arguably the most important trend in the continent's foreign relations since the end of the Cold War.
Learning By Doing: The PLA Trains at Home and Abroad - People's Liberation Army, Chinese Military, China's Navy, Armed Police Force, Defending Borders, Exercises and Training, Logistics Lessons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,350. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Military
The papers presented here are a timely and critical look at an evolving and expanding Chinese military and provide context for the changes we may yet see as the PLA continues to modernize.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - U.S. Nuclear Weapons Development and Modernization Controversy, U.S. - Russian Reset, Non-Strategic Nuclear Weapons (NSNW), Arms Control Options, START
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,220. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides the complete history of tactical nuclear weapons starting with the early days of the Cold War, along with unique up-to-date insights into the future of tactical nukes in Europe and Asia.
Russian Nuclear Weapons: Past, Present, and Future - Strategy, Doctrine, Relationship to Conventional Forces, Tactical Nukes, New START and Nonproliferation, Threats, Putin, Lavrov
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,090. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important report from the U.S. Army's Strategic Studies Institute provides unique insights into the Russian nuclear arsenal, arms control, and American-Russian relationship.
How The Army Runs 2013-2014 - A Senior Leader Reference Handbook - Organizational Life, Mobilization, Reserve, Logistics, Training, Health System, Civil Functions, Public Affairs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 329,300. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This text is designed to explain and synthesize the functioning and relationships of numerous Defense, Joint, and Army organizations, systems, and processes involved in the development and sustainment of trained and ready forces for the Combatant Commanders.