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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.
An Indiana History Story a Day - January
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,690. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Indiana possesses a rich history that is fun to read and learn. An Indiana History Story a Day – January, like the Indiana Bicentennial History Series that preceded it, presents Indiana history in an easy to read “this day in history format”
Lost Bastards
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,400. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016 by IceBox Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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.
Eyewitnesses From Belsen and Auschwitz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
My ebook recounts testimony given by former prisoners who survived the horrors of Belsen and Auschwitz. Over a 9 week trial they graphically revealed their own experiences in a Lueneburg, Germany courtroom. A witness described a woman who was beaten to death after she tried to communicate with her mother through the walls that partitioned Auschwitz. Of 44 defendants only 30 of them were convicted.
Pierre Elliott Trudeau
Series: The Prime Ministers of Canada. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,060. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2016 by Five Rivers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Trudeau was confident that his informed opinions were good for all Canadians. Not everyone agreed. Suspending civil liberties with the War Measures Act wasn't even his most controversial decision, at least, not to those who are still stuttering mad about his National Energy Program or White Paper on Indian Affairs.
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 and 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.
Mrs. Hartley and the Senator
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
In a unique newspaper-article format, this is the story of how two women were drugged and then raped by two different Senators from Nevada, and how one of the women shot to death her rapist; it brings to life the last decade of the Nineteenth Century in California and in Nevada, after the rise of the railroad but before the advent of the motor car.
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 and 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 and Current Affairs » Communism and 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, and 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 and 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.
Airborne Next: Rethinking Airborne Organization and Applying New Concepts - Airborne Role Taxonomy, Small-Scale and Large-Scale Forces, Swarming Concept, Stand-off and Close-in Capabilities
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The airborne concept has had a lasting impact on military force structures since its employment on a large scale during World War II. It is puzzling to consider how little airborne organizational structures and employment concepts have changed in the intervening seven decades, considering the great amount of change occurring in warfare.
Using Their Own People Against Them: Russia's Exploitation of Ethnicity in Georgia and Ukraine - Putin, Crimea, Donbras, Ethnonationalism Foreign Policy, NATO, Hybrid War and Propaganda, Insurgency
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,620. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » European
Russia consistently exploits ethnic divides in its foreign policy strategy, specifically against states in its "near abroad." Georgia and Ukraine have been on the receiving end of this strategy for most of their post-Soviet history.
Technology Strategy in Irregular Warfare: High-Tech Versus Right-Tech - Unconventional Warfare, Special Operations, Afghanistan and the Soviet Union, Britain, and America, Aircraft, Artillery
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
When faced with any type of irregular warfare, technology integration has proved to be problematic for developed countries with technologically advanced militaries. Developed countries train and equip their militaries and develop military doctrines that tend to focus on protection from other developed countries.
Bowman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,400. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » History » European
As far as we are aware this will be the first book about Joe Bowman, “Auld Hunty”, legendary huntsman to the Ullswater Foxhounds, since W. G. Skelton. Using newspaper reports and other source material the book attempts to give an insight into Joe Bowman, the life he led and the country he loved. Considered to be second only to the fabled huntsman John Peel, his fame spread worldwide.