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21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Security Sector Reform: A Case Study Approach to Transition and Capacity Building - Kosovo, Haiti, Liberia by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Security sector reform (SSR)-defined here as activities undertaken by a nation and its partners to improve the way it provides safety, security, and justice to its citizens — has emerged since the end of the Cold War as an important tool for stabilizing and reconstructing post-conflict countries.
Co-creation by Vladimir Megre
Series: Ringing Cedars of Russia, Book 4. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,860. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
"CO-CREATION", the fourth book and centerpiece of the Series, paints a dramatic living image of the creation of the Universe and humanity's place in this creation, making this primordial mystery relevant to our everyday living today.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The State-Owned Enterprise as a Vehicle for Stability - Liberia, Kosovo, Iraq, Mozambique, Afghanistan by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report has made a case that state-owned enterprises (SOEs) affect stability in conflict-prone environments, and decisive control of them creates positive or negative conditions. It describes the importance of SOEs and their treatment in five post-conflict environments.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - U.S. Military Forces and Police Assistance in Stability Operations: The Least-Worst Option to Fill the U.S. Capacity Gap by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 45,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Law enforcement
The author rightly observes that establishing an effective local police force is critical to successful stability operations. An effective police force is a key component to security sector reform, justice sector reform, and the successful transition to the host nation's security force.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Harnessing Post-Conflict Transitions: A Conceptual Primer by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Today's security environment undoubtedly tests the boundaries of conventional international and military responses to persistent interstate conflict. New challenges are continuously emerging that pose vexing dilemmas and question the assumptions of actors engaged in post-conflict stability operations.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Lessons Learned from U.S. Government Law Enforcement in International Operations - Panama, Colombia, Kosovo by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 72,560. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The role of law enforcement is becoming increasingly prominent in the conduct of international operations involving the U.S. Government (USG), including counterinsurgency, peace operations, and reconstruction and stabilization.
Air Of Injustice by Jim Campbell
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 190,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
“Air of Injustice” is the result of an exhaustive 2 year long investigation by US Aviator Magazine Publisher/Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, into the three year battle between R.A. “Bob” Hoover and the FAA. Hoover is a legendary fighter pilot, test pilot and airshow pilot now in his 70s, who was once called “the best pilot I ever saw” by no less than Brigadier General (ret.) Chuck Yeager.
Estudos Sobre Finanças e Dívida Pública em Portugal no século XIX by Magda Avelar Pinheiro
Price: Free! Words: 67,380. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Este livro reúne estudos e documentos sobre as Finanças Públicas Portuguesas entre 1820 e 1890. Trata-se de um conjunto que incluí estudos já publicados mas de difícil acesso e inéditos. Procura abordar aspetos da transição financeira do Antigo Regime ao liberalismo assim como da Dívida Externa durante a Regeneração.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - A Continuation of Politics by Other Means: The "Politics" of a Peacekeeping Mission in Cambodia (1992-93) by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,120. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Since the establishment of the United Nations (UN) in 1945, 63 peacekeeping missions have been authorized by UN mandate. Some fell directly under the UN, and others were conducted under UN authorization by lead nations.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Finding the Balance: U.S. Military and Future Operations, Quadrennial Review, Petraeus, Dempsey, Mattis by Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the U.S. Military's struggle to find the correct balance between conventional and counterinsurgency/stability approaches. The author uses history to remind us that at the end of wars, Armies often "throw the baby out with the bathwater" and revert to a default position for organization and doctrine instead of inculcating those lessons learned in the recent wars.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The Government Assistance Center: A Vehicle for Transitioning to the Host Government by Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,880. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this monograph, Professor Raymond Millen proposes a way for non-military organizations to render assistance and development to fragile states through an organizational approach. Accordingly, he proffers the concept of the Government Assistance Center as a vehicle for effective coordination.
Where the Battles Weren't by Adam Smith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013 by Sakura Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals
Where The Battles Weren’t is a book about ten towns in the western United States who share a name with an important Civil War battle. From Gettysburg, South Dakota to Winchester, Oregon and Petersburg, Alaska to Vicksburg, Arizona, Where The Battles Weren’t takes readers on an exciting ride across the American West.
Romance at Sheppard Field 1944 by Lili Ludwick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,130. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Vern Ludwick was born December 21, 1916 in Wyoming. His family eventually moved to California. He met the love of his life in 1944 at Sheppard Field in Wichita Falls, Texas, while serving as a Staff Sergeant in the United States Army Air Forces. He married the woman he fell in love with on December 8, 1944. This is the story of the beginning of the love between the young couple, Vern and LaFaye.
Billy Bell, Part 2 The rest of the Redesdale Roadman’s Poems by William Bell & Susanne Ellingham
Price: Free! Words: 74,110. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013 and represented by Susanne Ellingham. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Billy Bell, Part 2 is an ebook companion volume to Billy Bell: Redesdale Roadman, Border Bard. It contains a glossary of dialect words, an article on the people in the poems and all the rest of Billy Bell’s poems.
Lincoln, Pericles, the Gettysburg Address, and the Dedication of Civic Sacrifice by Tim McNeese
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln is remembered not only for presiding over a war-torn nation a century and a half ago, but for his words, the most memorable of which were meant to be spoken as speeches. Legend insists that Lincoln's most famous speech, The Gettysburg Address, was written hastily on the back of an envelope. Instead, Lincoln labored over his oration, using the Athenian Pericles as an inspiration.
From Tattoos to Textiles, Murni's Guide to Asian Textiles, All You Need to Know…And More by Murni
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,390. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Apparel, costumes, & textiles, Nonfiction » History » Asian
From Tattoos to Textiles examines the evolution and meaning of Asian textiles from earliest times by reference to how they are made and the use to which they are put by tribal societies, particularly in Indonesia. There are references to ancient mythologies and photographs from the author's collection.
Anzacs Betrayed The Story of the 2nd D&E Platoon by Don Tate
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,800. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
Atrocities, Corruption, Murder. The Falsification of History. May 1969, the Vietnam War. Don Tate now provides an in-depth analysis of one of the most sordid matters in Australian military history, the deletion of the 2nd D&E Platoon from all the histories of the Vietnam War and his 38 year battle to have it reinstated. It is a story of many parts- but at its heart, it is a story of betrayal.
”Hekla” 1905. Dagbog ført paa Fiskeriinspektionstogtet til Island fra den 1’ Marts til den 15’ December af Gustav Kragh Underskibsminør i Flaaden. by Søren Nørby
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 23,430. Language: Danish. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog fra fiskeriinspektionstogt med krydseren ”Hekla” i 1905. Beskriver levende en nygift underskibsminørs 10 måneder lange togt. Et godt tidsbillede på den latente konflikt mellem fiskeriinspektionen og de kritiske islændinge.
The Sinking of The Titanic by Bruce M Caplan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,340. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » European
The very first narrative published after the Titanic's demise! The Titanic was on fire before it hit the iceberg! Shortly after the Titanic sank on the morning of April 15, 1912, author Logan Marshall compiled a history of the tragic event. His narrative reads like a novel, yet every word is true. Bruce Caplan took the original work and edited and abridged the book in 1996.
The Eagles of Crete by Colin Janes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Eagles of Crete is the first book to give an account of the civil war that broke out in parts of Crete shortly after the end of World War II. Based on local newspaper reports and conversations with those who took part, The Eagles of Crete gives an unbiased narrative of the armed conflict and the years spent in hiding by the survivors of the communist forces.