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Summary Pack Feature Series Real History: Alexander Hamilton, The New Jim Crow, Dead Wake, The Big Short, Sapiens
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 24,220. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Summary Pack is a Feature Series of Real History and includes these New York Times non-fiction bestsellers: Alexander Hamilton, The New Jim Crow, Dead Wake, The Big Short, Sapiens
Tiempo de valientes
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 35,760. Language: Spanish. Published: April 28, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Tiempo de Valientes Es una obra de reflexión permanente de España y del mundo desde la óptica progresista de su autor, testigo directo de la realidad cambiante de una sociedad que hoy avanza de manera inexorable hacía una segunda transición plagada de retos y desafíos políticos, sociales y económicos.
Erik Larson’s Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 7,910. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a Summary of Erik Larson's #1 New York Times Bestseller Dead Wake The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Gripping and important, Dead Wake captures the sheer drama and emotional power of a disaster whose intimate details and true meaning have long been obscured by history.
План Сталина: Борьба за войну и против политики мира. 1927–1946. Книга 1. Как начать мировую войну
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: Russian. Published: April 26, 2016 by Inputmax Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Загадочные события начала войны между Германией и СССР были элементами гигантского сталинского плана будущей мировой войны, который начал разрабатываться и воплощаться в жизнь задолго до ее начала. Анализируя события, предшествовавшие началу войны, автор доказывает, что главной причиной как Второй мировой войны, так и Великой Отечественной войны стала целенаправленная политика Сталина.
On the Greenbelt
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by Randy Stapilus. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A long-time Boisean's travel guide to the Boise Greenbelt path system, with background drawn from his forthcoming full-length history of the planning and building of the Greenbelt, one of Boise's most prized recreational features.
The Valesman
Price: Free! Words: 30,170. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Farming, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This Yorkshire farmer worked six days a week from dawn to dusk. His only holiday was to France, which he got to tour three times, owing to a near fatal facial wound. Conscription no doubt made good use of his digging abilities in those trenches.
Where Duty Calls - Building Bridges of Hope over 130 Years
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 59,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » European
In this rich and thorough account of the birth and development of the Christian Police Association, Don Axcell not only puts its growth into the wider context of the policing world, but also shows how the influence and legacy of Catherine Gurney continues to this day.
Three Block War: Nasiriyah
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War: Nasiriyah, excerpted from the full-length book, examines the gallant action of Marines from Task Force Tarawa during the invasion of Iraq from March 23-April 2, 2003.
The Bombing of a Canadian Pacific DC3 St. Joachim, Quebec September 9, 1949
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A Pacific Airliner exploded and crashed into a giant mountain near Quebec City on September 9, 1949. The plane had 19 passengers on board and and a crew of four. The passengers included a woman whose husband made sure she was on Flight 108 bound for Baie Comeau. He had asked his wife to retrieve some suitcases therea and spend the weekend with friends. 10 days later authorities learned of a bomb.
Sustainment of Expeditionary Forces in the Pacific Theater During the Second World War: The Development of the Advanced Base and Mobile Base Programs and Their Relevance Today - Sea Basing, Logistics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,690. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
What were the key innovations of the Pacific logistics infrastructure in World War II that made the long-range ocean war a success? This paper will review the Navy/Marine use of mobile bases, service squadrons, and the advance base program in order to evaluate how they enabled the successful projection and sustainment of forces in the Pacific.
NATO's Air War in Libya: A Template for Future American Operations - Operation Unified Protector, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Air Power, Afghan Model, Limited Boots On Ground (LBoG) Model
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 123,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
America's recent experience in Afghanistan and Iraq proved that it is easier to get into war than it is to get out of it. These two conflicts bleed America, in terms of not only blood, but also its financial treasures. In an attempt to avoid these expenses in the future, this paper explores if there is a better way to achieve our nation's policy objectives.
The Muslim Brotherhood (MB) in Egypt, Jordan and Syria: A Comparison - Tawid, Jihad, Islamist, jam'iyah, Nasser, Siba'i, Islamic Action Front (IAF), History, Ideology, Oppression, Government Policies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 126,640. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Syria, and Jordan. The Islamic group the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) exists in many countries around the world, but each group is fundamentally different than its parent organization; why is this so?
World War II: The Battle of Iwo Jima - The Unnecessary Battle, Marine Corps Public Affairs, Flag Raising Photograph, Military Campaign, Lessons for Today, Mythological Reverence of the Heroic Battle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,940. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
These excellent reports have been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Iwo Jima: The Unnecessary Battle posits that Iwo Jima could have been taken with substantially fewer casualties if the Navy had established a blockade of the island and targeted a vital resource for Japanese survival.
Gelendzik. Book 2. Tango. Геленджик. Книга 2. Танго Матери (Чудеса в Решете)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,880. Language: Russian. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Книга о старом Геленджике 1950х-1990х; о приключениях талантливой девочки, которая пыталась выжить, видя во всем свет и радость. Её вера в чудеса была спасением от невзгод. Книга рассказывает о жажде любви, мечтах, увлечениях, ошибках юности. Важно в любых ситуациях строить самые невероятные планы. "Чудеса: в решете дыр много, а вылезти некуда.” О становлении человека в опасных условиях
Essential Guide to Harriet Tubman: Underground Railroad, Civil War Intelligence and Spying, Leadership, Life of Slavery, Servant Leader, Spirituality, Women in the Civil War, Minority Women Officers
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 201,640. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Black studies (global)
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces a number of important government reports and studies dealing with the incredible life of Harriet Tubman.
A Day in Indiana History – May
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,640. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This volume includes the following articles: May 06, 1869 - Purdue University Established May 12, 1825 - Marquis de Lafayette Visits Jeffersonville May 15, 1902 - Soldiers and Sailors Monument Dedicated May 18, 1834 - Stagecoach Schedule From Louisville to Vincennes May 30, 1911 - First Indianapolis 500
Empress Wu Zetian
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Travel back in time over one thousand years and meet the first and only female emperor of China. Born Wu Zhao and given the reign title "Zetian" just weeks before her death in 705 CE, she was the unwanted daughter of Chancellor Wu Shihuo -- too bright, too educated, and too politically focused to make a good wife according to contemporary interpretations of the Analects of Confucius.
Mysterious World: World Famous Mysteries Solved
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
From the best-selling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad & They Laughed at Galileo. Albert Jack's Mysterious World is a collection of the world's most famous and puzzling mysteries.
Growing an Ideology: How the Mormons Do It - Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), Ideology, Socialization Structure, Church Expansion, Religious Capital and Beliefs, Insurgencies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,820. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Mormonism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This thesis seeks to understand how ideology-based organizations grow, for understanding ideological promulgation is imperative to understanding conflicts arising from differing ideological principles. We assert that the philosophical framework that drives the ideology of an organization plays a secondary role in that group's expansion.
Hearts and Minds: The Political and Military Effectiveness of the Rhode Island Militia in the American Revolution - War of Independence, Revolutionary War, Indian Threats, Colonial Wars, Gaspee
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 139,380. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » North America
This paper analyzes the political and military effectiveness of the Rhode Island militia during the Revolutionary War. Through careful study of the roots of Rhode Island and its militia forces, it is possible to understand the various functions performed by these forces in Rhode Island's struggle for independence.