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Giants of Japan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,520. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2015 and represented by Regina Ryan. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Giants of Japan brings to life fifteen centuries of Japanese history through lively biographical sketches of the great men and women who have shaped this fascinating and complex country. Covering industry, the arts, religion, and politics, the book includes business titans such as Morita Akio, founder of Sony; creative giants such as Kurosawa Akira; and historical icons like Shotoku.
The Art of War for Today Vol II
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,010. Language: Australian English. Published: June 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The Art of War for Today is written for day to day use. You don't have to be in the military or be a general to get a whole new understanding of a book written over 2500 years ago. Refine the dynamics of Sun Tzu that you and so many benefit from using all day everyday. You know you are worth it.
Magna Carta: The Tax Revolt that Gave Us Liberty
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2015 by Institute of Public Affairs. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The Magna Carta is a founding document of individual liberty, the rule of law, and parliamentary democracy. In this accessible and engaging book, Chris Berg and John Roskam explain what the Magna Carta is, where it came from, and why it matters.
The University: Its Rise & Progress
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,460. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Creative Minority Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » World
Follow the history of the university from its beginnings in the ancient world, through the tumultuous dark ages, up to the Victorian period. This work encapsulates Newman's best thinking about the University and is the perfect complement to his better known book The Idea of the University. This is the American spelling edition.
Lakeview Memories: Growing up in Lakeview in the 1920s, 30s & 40s
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 44,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
Lakeview, an iconic neighborhood of New Orleans, is one of the newer areas of this historic city. Its oldest residents can still recount the beginnings of Lakeview with fond recollections.
3 Hours in Siberia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,010. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Russian
3 Hours in Siberia is a Short Travelogue. It covers a three hour period in the City of Irkutsk in Siberia. Hopefully you will enjoy reading, learn a little about Russia and pick up some useful Russian vocabulary. More than that, I hope it gives you the desire to visit Russia because I know you will find the whole experience to be, not necessarily life changing, but certainly life enhancing.
Aerial Interdiction: Air Power and the Land Battle in Three American Wars - World War II, Korean War, Vietnam, War in Southeast Asia - Railyard Bombing, Operation Overlord, Pusan, Easter Offensive
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 245,270. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication explores aerial interdiction—the practice of attacking the unengaged potential of enemy armies—as the U.S. Air Force has employed it in three wars: World War II, the Korean conflict, and the war in Southeast Asia.
Acquisition Management in the United States Air Force (USAF) and its Predecessors - Great War, Great Depression, Arsenal of Democracy, Demobilization, Systems Command, Reform and Streamlining
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,670. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication summarizes how the Air Force and its predecessors organized the process of acquiring the aircraft and other systems to help fight the nation's armed conflicts and ultimately prevail in the Cold War.
Ten Propositions Regarding Air Power - Military Airwar, Instilling Appreciation and Challenging Assumptions, Douhet, Spaatz, Seversky, Trenchard, Tedder, Jomini, Lanchester
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent Air Force document proposes a group of ten propositions about military air power.
Beyond the Underground: Aunt Harriet, Moses of Her People
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015 by Sankofa Media Holdings, LLC.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
By Joyce Stokes Jones and Michele Jones Galvin Descendants of Harriet Tubman tell the story of the famed abolitionist within the context of their family lineage. This creative nonfiction work is an intricate mix of family lore, memoir, and historical reconstruction that captures the life of the Greatest Conductor of the Underground Railroad in a way that separates it from academic works.
USAF Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR): Untapped Combat Power - Support to War on Terrorism, Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Personnel Recovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,150. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military report discusses using CSAR forces in new ways for the war on terrorism.
Army Air Forces (AAF) Medical Services in World War II - Aeromedical Evacuation, Operations and Challenges in North Africa, Mediterranean, Attack from Great Britain, Offensive Against Japan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 112,270. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this history summarizes the Army Air Forces (AAF) medical achievements that led to the creation of the Air Force Medical Service in July 1949.
Anatomy of a Reform: The Expeditionary Aerospace Force (EAF) of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) - Developing and Implementing the Solution, Basing During the Cold War, Active Force Tempo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 143,190. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important work provides a history of the USAF's Aerospace Expeditionary Force restructuring plan.
Identification Credentials: Mandatory or Voluntary?
You set the price! Words: 30,420. Language: American English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
This book is for those who want to recognize the final world government’s brutal domination of humanity. The U.S. Supreme Court says identification credentials are “abhorrent in the United States.” Americans have relinquished what traditional law books call "the rights of all mankind”. Your ID is proof that you waived most of your rights.
A Beautiful Woman in Venice
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,140. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Libraries of books have been written about Venetian history and men’s roles in shaping it. But little is written about the women. From writers to orators, courtesans to composers, you’ll read their stories in A Beautiful Woman in Venice. Boat racers, artists, glassmakers, and the first woman to earn a university degree all overcame obstacles to achieve greatness. It's time to redefine their beauty
The Federalist Papers (Revisited)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 215,530. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
America the Great Series: The Birth of a Nation - The Revolutionary Era Volume III
Mons. Juan Larrea Holguín. La amistad, la universidad y la investigación
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: Spanish. Published: June 1, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
El libro contiene el semblante de académico e investigador del mejor y más prolífico jurista ecuatoriano de todos los tiempos. Abre con un ensayo sobre la amistad, la música y los filósofos que muestra su afable personalidad. Siguen las anécdotas de su vida universitaria y su visión de la academia. Cierra con una narración cuasipolicíaca donde Larrea cuenta cómo descubrió el cuerpo del Presidente.
Gatekeeper to Los Alamos: Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,780. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
In March 1943 Dorothy Scarritt McKibbin took a position that catapulted her into the center of the Manhattan Project. A rare combination of gentility and fire, Dorothy was the one point of contact with the world beyond "the Hill," a world that did not know of the existence of the community she guarded.
A Historic Context for the African-American Military Experience - Before the Civil War, Blacks in Union and Confederate Army, Buffalo Soldier, Scouts, Spanish-American War, World War I and II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 212,670. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Discrimination & Race Relations
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important work by the Army recognizes and highlights the contributions of African Americans to the military history of the United States.
An American Holocaust: The Story of Lataine's Ring
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,600. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Fiction » Historical » USA
On March 18, 1937 one of the most modern public school buildings in America exploded in a rural Texas community decimating the student population and destroying innocent lives. Considered the worst public school disaster in U.S. history, controversial theories surrounding this tragedy are still debated to this day. The event sparked changes that reverberated around the world.