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How Did Barack Obama Become Our President?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This book will open your eyes to see that the time we are living in is not normal. You may know by now that nothing is guaranteed. I was inspired to write this book after following the United State election in 2008 that Barack Obama won. As I watched the 9/11 attack followed by the housing crises, the recession and the debt ceiling. I realized that we are in serious trouble. This world that we are
KC-135 Simulator Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the KC-135, a short-to-medium range tanker aircraft.
Documenting America: Lessons From The United States' Historical Documents – Homeschool Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A study of some important United States documents spanning from 1650 to 1895. Each chapter contains a large quote from the original document, explanation of the original context, how it related to America's struggles in the 21st Century, and a lesson for today. Includes added material for use an a history elective for homeschoolers.
El observador. La solucion al Genesis. La ciencia detrás del relato de la Creacion.
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Price: Free! Words: 29,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
El Génesis, los siete días, la Creación... ¿Que hay detrás de sus palabras? El autor ha descubierto la solución al relato del Génesis. Ciencia y religión al fin unificadas en una sola teoría. Un observador y su ubicación. Claves de un apasionante rompezabezas.
Moonrakers at Peace and War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Navigating between fact and fiction and constantly seeking to uncover truth, Moonrakers recounts the story of immigrants from Wiltshire England to Canada and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries as they encounter the forces governing their lives whether they are political, religious, economic, legal or social.
Global Hawk Systems Engineering Case Study - UAV Drone Technical Information, Program History, Development and Production, Flight Testing - Unmanned Aerial System (UAS)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 36,830. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the Global Hawk Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV).
F-111 Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Details, Program History, Combat Operational History of Controversial Fighter-Attack Aircraft
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 29,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the General Dynamics (GD) F-111, unarguably the most controversial fighter-attack aircraft ever developed.
C-5A Galaxy Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Technical Details of the Air Force's Behemoth C-5 Cargo Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the C-5 cargo airplane.
A-10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog) Systems Engineering Case Study - Close Air Support (CAS) Aircraft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the A-10A Thunderbolt II, manufactured by Fairchild Republic Corp. between 1975 and 1984. It was specifically designed as a Close Air Support (CAS) aircraft.
Sasha Plotkin's Deceit
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 129,820. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Camel Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
In 1969 CIA officer Chris Holbeck took part in a failed attempt to engineer the defection of Sasha Plotkin, a KGB officer who may be able to identify a Soviet mole in the CIA. Three years later Chris is set to try again, even though he now despises his Soviet counterpart. His job, his marriage, and his life are at stake as Chris embarks on the most difficult mission of his career.
Lucia in Wartime
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Series: Tom Holt's Mapp and Lucia Series, Book 1. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 64,320. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Coffeetown Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
Across the Channel, the battle rages. On the Tilling front, another battle is being fought—the constant war of wits and social ascendancy between Lucia Pillson and Elizabeth Mapp-Flint. Lucia invariably wins the day. But how long will she be able to retain the admiration of all Tilling if her power remains unchecked? The first of Tom Holt’s official sequels to E.F. Benson’s Lucia series.
The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 102,490. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012 by Little Dove Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
From a private collection of nearly 800 courtship letters, the daughter of two remarkable physicians has crafted a timeless valentine to long-lasting love and the healing profession.
The Spoken Word: Recollections of Dryden History, The Early Years (NASA SP-2003-4530) - Scott Crossfield Interview, Muroc, NACA Research, X-1 Project
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,600. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study covers the early years of what eventually became the Dryden Flight Research Center. It spans the period between the arrival of Walter Williams and the first group of NACA engineers at Muroc in 1946, and ends with the establishment of NASA in 1958.
Gallantry Awards at Rorke's Drift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
'Zulu!' - the epic motion picture, is based on the defence of Rorke's Drift in 1879, when a garrison of British soldiers defended a supply depot and field hospital against an army of Zulu warriors. This extensively researched publication contains biographical tributes to the 15 men who were awarded the Victoria Cross or the Distinguished Conduct Medal during the famous action.
1ed, Un unico Dios - Analisis de La Biblia. El motivo de ser del pueblo elegido
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Price: Free! Words: 111,240. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Religion
EL PORQUÉ DE LA CREACIÓN DEL PUEBLO JUDÍO El pueblo elegido, ¿elegido para qué? Adán y Eva, ¿los primeros de la humanidad o simplemente los primeros del pueblo hebreo? Los judíos, ¿fueron el ejército de Dios? Si hay un sólo Dios, ¿qué pasó con los otros dioses de la antigüedad? Jesús: ¿es Dios o un profeta? ¿Para qué un Mesías? ¿Llegó el Mesías? ¿De qué libera Jesús a la humanidad?
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska had taken three years.. 36 months of dogged determination. When the construction crews finally reached Cheyenne they prepared for the grueling work ahead. They refined the organization and pace developed crossing Nebraska, but now they faced a new set of challenges, most notably the climb up "Sherman Hill", bridging Dale Creek, crossing the
Mantua a Cuba
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Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Ci troviamo di fronte ad un saggio su un tema storico e letterario, un tentativo di avvicinarci alla verità su un fatto – si presume - avvenuto circa trecento anni fa. Furono i naufraghi italiani a fondare la piccola città di Mantua nella rustica campagna cubana al principio del XVII secolo?
Mantua en Cuba
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Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: Spanish. Published: July 15, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Estamos ante un ensayo de tema histórico y literario, un intento de acercarnos a la verdad sobre un hecho presuntamente ocurrido hace trescientos años. ¿Fundaron náufragos italianos la pequeña villa de Mantua en la campiña cubana de principios del siglo XVII?
About the Baguette: Exploring the Origin of a French National Icon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking
Where did the baguette come from? A simple enough question, but this search for an answer ranges from the long breads of Babylon and Egypt to the first long (but wide) breads in France to the gradual evolution of long narrow breads from the eighteenth into the twentieth century, resulting in both the roll-sized "flute" and the gigantic jockos of the nineteenth century.
The Children of Mars
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,610. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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Written by Norbert L. Mercado, The Children of Mars is novel about an unusual friendship that took place between a Filipino guerrilla and a Japanese Captain in the darkest days of the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during World War II.