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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.
Essential Guide to Lt. General Herbert (H.R.) McMaster, National Security Advisor: Thinking and War Scholarship, Moral and Ethical Soldiers, War on Terrorism, Paper on Future Wars and Technology
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,360. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent compilation of papers, essays, and documents containing the work of Lt. General Herbert (H.R.) McMaster, nominated by President Donald Trump to be his National Security Advisor, has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. These papers provide a unique and timely insight into the thought process and war scholarship of McMaster.
Cangalli: An American Company Searches for an Ancient River of Gold
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,210. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Four hundred years of mining in the Tipuani gold district of Bolivia convinced this small Denver explorer that their gold claim showed evidence of an ancient river system holding large amounts of gold. This theory was held in question by authorities. The company was determined to prove them all wrong. True story recorded by the author and later became a shareholder.
Memories from a Shoebox
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,490. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
“Memories from a Shoebox” relates a personal account of life rich in adventure and evocative detail. This Anthology touches essential fabric of life growing up in Northern Maine during the 1940s. Anyone interested in the history of this period, or seeks poignant proof that life in any generation is no mere accident, will relish every rollicking page of these homespun American stories
He Will Rule as God: The Political History Behind the Bible's Old Testament
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 162,290. 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.
Recollections of a Donegal Man
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,490. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017 by Stephen R.M. Jones. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Irish traditional singer Packie Manus Byrne (1917-2015) recounts his eventful life. A fascinating portrait of an isolated crofting community in the early 20th century is followed by stories of adventurous wanderings as cattle drover, smuggler, steeplejack, circus hand, actor, musician and more. Social history that leaps off the page, directly transcribed from taped interviews.
Şanlı Türk Tarihi
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 65,280. Language: Turkish. Published: February 1, 2017 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Türkler , cansız putlara tapmadıkları gibi canlı varlıklara da, meselâ hayvanlara, kurda, kuşa da tapmadılar. Türkler, yeri ve göğü yaradanın, dünyayı mesken tutmuş putlar ya da yerle gök arasında dolaşan, insanlaşan hayal varlıklar olamayacağını sezmiş, anlamış sürekli bir arayış içinde olmuşlar.
Violence Against Muslims in India: The Dark History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: Simple English. Published: February 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book spans 70 years of the dark history of Anti-Muslim violence in India that have caused over tens of thousands of deaths and refugees. Violence against Muslims in India is frequently in the form of violent attacks on Muslims by Hindus. These attacks are referred to as communal riots in India between the majority Hindus and minority Muslims, and have been connected to a rise in Islamophobia.
Big Buttes Book: Annotated Dyets Dry Dinner (1599), by Henry Buttes, with Elizabethan Recipes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2017 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
For those who like to experiment with cooking and want to have some historical fun playing in the kitchen or at the campfire, this book is for you.
Manas Destanı
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 70,440. Language: Turkish. Published: January 31, 2017 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Ünlü Türkolog Wilhelm Radloff (1837–1918), Manas Destanı'yla ilgili ilk derlemeyi, Kırgızistan'ın Tokmak kenti güneyindeki Sarı Bağış boyuna mensup bir Manasçıdan (destanı günümüze kadar nesilden nesile aktara gelen sözlü anlatıcılar) 1869'da yapmıştır.
Sümer Tabletleri
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: Turkish. Published: January 31, 2017 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Akıllara durgunluk verecek şekilde en ince detaylarıyla uzaylıların Dünya’ya gelişi, geliş sebebi, gelirken geçtiği gezegenlerin detaylı bilgileri gibi konular paylaşılır. Dünyalı Sümer halkı onlara Tanrılar der, onlar için çalışır, kutsar ve bu durumu yadırgamaz.
The Greene Papers: USMC Commandant General Wallace M. Greene Jr. and the Escalation of the Vietnam War, January 1964 - March 1965 - Marine Corps Documents through the Landing at Da Nang
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,400. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
General Wallace M. Greene was only the fourth Commandant of the Marine Corps to serve as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Upon the start of his tenure in January 1964, he believed he had a twofold mission: to lead the Marine Corps as its senior officer and to serve as a counselor to the president of the United States as a Service chief.
Governing Heritage Dissonance - Promises and Realities of Selected Cultural Policies
Price: Free! Words: 99,460. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017 by European Cultural Foundation. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Drawing on illuminating case studies from South East Europe, Kisić connects heritage studies and cultural policies with issues of difference, conflict and reconciliation, prompting us to rethink how we approach the past and deal with diversities between cultures, nations and generations at a time of increasing fragmentation across Europe.
Me, Meself, and a Few Others: A Baldoyle Childhood
Price: Free! Words: 79,840. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
An autobiographical account of growing up in Baldoyle County Dublin Ireland in the 1950s.
R is for Revolution
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 252,370. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
R is for Revolution is a philosophy of history. It studies ten revolutionary movements that have occurred since Roman Catholicism was replaced by Humanism as Europe’s dominate paradigm. Those revolutions are Protestantism, the Puritan Revolt, the American Revolution, the French Revolution, the Industrial Revolution, the “Springtime” of the Peoples, The Chartist Movement, the Russian Revolutions
Killing Kennedy: The Real Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The first book to reveal how the Warren Commission's most famous critics and defenders were working for the same team. On any major conspiracy involving CIA ops, the company puts its players into the driver's seat on both sides of the wedge.
The Life and Times of the Great Danbury State Fair
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 94,080. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Tara Alemany. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Western Connecticut consists of a rich mixture of culture, history, sport, ingenuity and agriculture and the Danbury Fair drank deeply from its roots. Under the unique influence of John W. Leahy, the last owner and general manager of the Fair, it grew into much more, while remaining true to its unique heritage. His story is captivating, as shared here by those who knew him best.
Humanity: The World Before Religion, War & Inequality
Price: $30.00 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Human life began and flourished before the invention of war. As such, human history is a two-part story. The first story is the tale of how human civilization thrived for 3 million years without war. The second begins 6,000 years ago when the very first war changed history and divided the world.
U.S. Militarism, Corporate Interests and World War III: The Pentagon and CIA: Soldiers of the Corporatocracy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 56,560. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Flanked on the east and west by the world’s two largest oceans, the United States has needed little more for its territorial defense. Nonetheless, the U.S. military had early expanded far beyond what was needed to insure security from external threats...