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Søheltenes Skibe. Historien om Søværnets torpedomissilbåde af Willemoes-klassen
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Historien om søværnets torpedomissilbåde af Willemoes-klassen, deres tilblivelse, virke i søværnet og slutteligt deres udfasning. Undervejs fortælles om teknik, strategi, taktik og livet om bord.
Pompilia: A Roman Murder Mystery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » European
An account of the trial of Count Franceschini for the murder of his wife Pompilia at a time when it was excusable to kill an adulterous wife. But was Pompilia guiltyof adultery with a handsome young priest? The most notorious trial of the seventeenth century.
Footbridge
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,330. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is the story of one man’s walk around South Africa undertaken in 1999 in support of the South African Police Services; a first-hand account of the state of Police Service stations and the mind-set of a country. This is an intimate picture of the South African public, the remnants of Apartheid and the streets of SA like few you will ever read…
Disenchanted: One Woman's Journey for Independence from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,670. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
DENIED BASIC RIGHTS: As a child in Saudi Arabia, Nabila knew no other life than that in which she lived, a society where women had no rights. Females could not attend school, pursue careers unless sanctioned by the government, drive cars, or choose their husbands. From birth to marriage, women in Nabila’s culture remained under the control of males: a father, a brother, or a husband.
Letters to Lyla
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,210. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
The author writes of Houlton, its river and streams, and its colorful characters and special places much like Mark Twain introduced an entire nation to frontier life in Hannibal, Missouri, the mighty Mississippi River and unforgettable people like Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer, Becky Thatcher, Jim and Injun Joe. Indeed there are chapters in "Letters" that touch on everyday life in rural north
La dama se suelta el chongo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,140. Language: Spanish. Published: February 16, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
En La dama se suelta el chongo desfilan, con humor y entrañable sentimiento, las memorias de Laura Fernández MacGregor Maza: esposa, madre, hermana y amiga que por medio de una narración ágil, apasionada, franca, espontánea e hilarante, se suelta el chongo y nos cuenta, sin cautela, su historia.
Cento giorni
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 135,800. Language: Italian. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Due uomini, una donna. Lei li ama entrambi ma potrà averne soltanto uno. E mentre Napoleone avanza con la sua armata verso la sua sconfitta finale, il loro destino e quello dell'Europa sta per essere deciso. Nella più sanguinosa battaglia che la storia moderna abbia mai visto: Waterloo.
Clearing the Thickets: A History of Antebellum Alabama
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,610. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Herbert James Lewis’ new, extensive book on antebellum Alabama joins Quid Pro Books' History & Heroes Series. The name "Alabama" comes from the Choctaw word meaning “clearers of the thickets,” inspiring the title of this fascinating book. It examines Alabama's early history beginning with the era of European colonization and culminating with the state's controversial secession from the Union.
Art of War Paper: Stabilizing the Debate between Population and Enemy-Centric Counterinsurgency, Malaya, Oman, Afghanistan - Success Demands a Balanced Approach
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
This paper in the series contends the debate on whether to embrace a population-centric or enemy-centric counterinsurgency strategy in Afghanistan detracts focus from building a balanced approach, customized for the human and political landscape in each area of operation (AO).
Sacred Weapons, Profane Enemies: Saint John Paul II's War on Communism
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,170. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
This book tells the story of how John Paul II politically deployed sacred weapons and profane enemies in communist Poland. In so doing, the Pope evoked and refashioned nationalist and religious cultural memories shaped over centuries and thereby influenced the prevailing political culture of opposition that went on to peacefully and successfully overthrow the regime.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Linh khu (tập 2)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,790. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Người thầy thuốc trên phải thông thiên văn, dưới tường địa lý, giữa hiểu nhân sự, mới có thể dạy dân dưỡng sinh, phòng bệnh, trị liệu bệnh tật cho dân. Muốn có học vấn, y thuật, y đức, người thầy thuốc phải đọc Hoàng Đế nội kinh. Cuốn Linh khu (tập 2) giới thiệu từ thiên 41 - 81 của Hoàng Đế nội kinh.
China in 2030 - Discord or "Harmonious Society"? Military Modernization, Influence of Culture, Demographics, New Boxers, Middle Kingdom Economic Development
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,730. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This vital report from the Department of Defense's Center for Strategy and Technology presents a critical examination of the future of the People's Republic of China as it might exist in the year 2030.
The Soul of Jesus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 124,960. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by 5 Prince Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
As part of His preparations for the long-prophesied birth of our Savior, God selected a devout group of primarily Jewish Essenes to oversee this monumental undertaking. The Soul of Jesus delves into numerous details surrounding these readily-available but little-known preparations which preceded the birth of Jesus.
The Chinese Air Force: Evolving Concepts, Roles, and Capabilities - Hypersonic Vehicle Technology, Aircraft, Reverse Engineering, Threat to Taiwan, PLAAF Air Force Leaders, Airpower
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
This vital report from a distinguished international group of experts on airpower, military affairs, and the People's Republic of China PRC - Taiwan relationship examines the present state and future prospects of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
2014 Major American Weapons Systems: Report of the Pentagon's Testing Director - Army, Navy, Air Force Programs, F-35, Ballistic Missile Defense, Aegis, Missiles, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,630. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Pentagon's Operational Test and Evaluation Director was issued in January 2014 and contains extensive detailed information about over 100 major weapons systems under development by the Department of Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force - including such consequential systems as the F-35 and BMD.
Cleopatra: Evil Temptress of the Nile
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Linh khu (tập 1)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách Hoàng Đế nội kinh là một thầy thuốc vĩ đại, thầm lặng, tinh thông y thuật, giàu y đức, luôn luôn ở bên những ngưòi bạn thông minh, chăm sóc quý bạn như một người mẹ hiền. Phẩn thuộc thiên (phần) Linh khu, tập 1, giới thiệu từ thiên 1 đến thiên 40.
The Wounded Eagle: Volume 4
Series: The Wounded Eagle, Book 4. Price: $4.90 USD. Words: 150,440. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » True Crime » Drug trade
The fourth and last volume of a multi-volume chronology and reference guide set detailing the Mexican Drug War in 2012
Steamboats on the Tar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
Essential Guide to the Panama Canal: History, An Army's Enterprise, Story of Fort Clayton, Panama Takeover, Security Issues, Current Expansion Program Effects on U.S. Ports and Economy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 334,600. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of this incredible waterway. This compilation includes a professionally-formatted version of the important history book, Panama Canal, An Army's Enterprise.