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Butch & Sundance ~ The New Evidence
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 21,980. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » True Crime » Wild west
(5.00 from 1 review)
Can you spot the young outlaws in this book cover? Research by author Brian Mida Bleecker traces a totally unknown photograph of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid to Southwest Colorado in June of 1889, days before the historic robbery of the San Miguel Valley Bank. This special first edition includes the complete authentication paper by Dr Sabrina Caldwell of The Australian National University.
Innovative Practices for Special Warfare - Army Special Operations Forces, Collaboration, Structure, Incentives, Acceptance, Case Analyses of Google, Joint Special Operations Command, Silicon Valley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,570. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Special Warfare forces are tasked with conducting operations in uncertain environments defined by rapidly changing environmental elements (instability) and the interaction of many diverse external factors (complexity).
Cyber War: The Next Frontier for NATO - Cyber Attack Response Readiness, Invoking Article 5, Discussion of the Tallinn Manual, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Resilience Management Model (RMM)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,290. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » European
Defining and understanding what constitutes a cyber-attack is a complicated matter, largely due to the fact that there has not yet been a large-scale cyber-attack upon any nation.
Russia and Hybrid Warfare: Identifying Critical Elements in Successful Applications of Hybrid Tactics - Putin's Crimea Annexation, Ukraine, 1923 German Revolution, Germany's Austria Annexation
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,070. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
With the Russian annexation of Crimea in 2014, hybrid war became a buzzword within political and academic circles. This study examines hybrid warfare applications using contemporary and historical examples.
Sketches from South African History
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 47,880. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
We all know that education has become a battleground. Anyone who believes that education can be neutral is mistaken. All ideas have consequences. Actions flow from thought patterns. The chapters in the Sketches from South African History book have been developed over many years of travel, research, investigation, presentations and interactions with key-players in our country's history.
Winning Without Fighting: Military / NGO Interaction Development - Humanitarian Operations, Civil-Military Coordination, Case Studies Indonesia, Haiti, and West Africa, State Department Interaction
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,900. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
The evolving nature of conflict will require the U.S. military to conduct humanitarian operations more frequently and on a larger scale than ever before. Humanitarian operations require extensive civil-military interaction, and this study suggests that the U.S. military is not currently postured and prepared to handle the increasing humanitarian requirement.
Curiosities from the Cabinet: Objects and Voices from Britain's Museums
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 52,890. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Curators, conservators, artists and visitors talk about marvellous objects in UK museums from Weston-super-Mare to the Shetland Islands.
A History of Byzantium
Price: $13.00 USD. Words: 196,650. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This is a new edition of Gregory's widely praised narrative of Byzantine history from the time of Constantine the Great (AD 306-337) to the fall of Constantinople in 1453. Gregory uses the chronological political history of the empire as a narrative frame, but balances politics with a consideration of social and economic life and the rich culture of Byzantium.
Heart of a Warrior
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 165,140. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » American
The first complete biography of Col. William Gordon Cooke, leader of the New Orleans Greys, and a Founding Father of the Republic of Texas and the State of Texas. Never before told, this epic work brings new discoveries and fresh insights into Texas history through the life of the one of the most important figures in the War of Independence and the creation of the Republic of Texas.
Lost Bastards
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by Icebox Media. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Towards the end of the Korean War, 26 American soldiers were inserted into the conflict on a hill, with a company of ROK troops, that is now inside the Demilitarized Zone on the Korean Peninsula. They were on a secret mission to test ‘battlefield radar’ for the first time. Shortly after arriving, thousands of Chinese soldiers overran their position.
Birth of a Nation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,990. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Discover America's roots and path to Independence, the brave and wise founding fathers [and mothers], and what they endured to give us the United States of America. Great sacrifices were made, and great freedom was obtained.
Social Media: New Spaces for Contention in Authoritarian Systems - Case Study of Bahrain, Arab Spring, Islamic Sectarian Violence, Protest Movements, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Blogging
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,460. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Internet
What role has social media played in Bahraini political movements since 2011? Does it facilitate and encourage a space for free expressions of ideas, or do the dominant groups utilize social media to promote their agendas and shape social unrest outcomes? This study examines how the use of social media altered the course of protests in Bahrain on the heels of the regional Arab Spring movement.
The Clash: Weimar Classicism and Buchenwald Barbarism
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,520. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
The horrors of World War Two, especially the nightmares of concentrations camps, have made an impact on people all over the globe, from the time of the war to the present. As with any episode of fighting and destruction, the simple questions come to mind: how and why?
At the Going Down of the Sun
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,000. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
At the Going Down of the Sun is a comprehensive account of British and Australian campaigns in Africa during the Great War (1914-18).
Countering the Hidden Hand: A Study of Iranian Influence in Iraq - Daesh, ISIS, Social Network Analysis of Iraqi Defense, al-Jubouri Tribe, Islamic State, Social Movement Theory, Irregular Warfare
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,460. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
The purpose of this study is to illuminate the pathways of Iranian influence in Iraq in order to provide U.S. decision makers with a possible strategy to counter Iran's malignant influence there. By using a combination of social network analysis and social movement theory, this study illuminates the network of actors fighting Daesh in Iraq.
China's Economic Development Plan in Xinjiang and How it Affects Ethnic Instability - Economic Development in the Xuar, Uyghurs, Silk Road, Central Asia Resources, Han Migrants, Destabilizing Factors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Communism & socialism
To decrease ethnic instability in Xinjiang, the Chinese government's plan is to economically develop the region. Xinjiang is rich in natural resources, is geographically significant and has a special economic zone.
Lost in Translation: U.S. Forces and Crime in Japan - Okinawa Mondai, Fact and Fiction, Over-attribution of Crimes to U.S. Forces Japan Military and Civilian Personnel, SOFA-Related Incidents, Impacts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study argues that Japanese media disproportionately finds United States Forces Japan (USFJ) military and civilian personnel and their dependents responsible for accidents and crimes. The study examines how and why this pattern of reporting occurs.
The Eagle in the Desert: The Origins of the U.S. - Saudi Arabian Security Partnership - Search for Foreign Oil, World War II, Cold War, King Saud, Operation Hardsurface, Nuclear Iran, Radical Islamism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,440. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Petroleum
The United States and Saudi Arabia share a robust and complex security partnership today. This study explores the origins and development of U.S.-Saudi security cooperation between the late 1920s and early 1960s.
Cyber Warfare: Jus Post Bellum - Problem of Cyber Attack Accountability, International Treaties for Post-Conflict Period, Comparison to Traditional Warfare, 1998 Kosovo and 2003 Iraq Wars, North Korea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers & Internet » Security, Nonfiction » History » Military
There is a lack of attention to the aftermath of a deployed cyber weapon: There is no mechanism for the assignment of accountability for the restoration of affected infrastructure and remediation of violation of established laws of war after cyberattacks occur.
A Long Country Road
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 49,580. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A true story about a school teacher living in rural Australian - in a small country town