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Hating America - A History
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 104,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When writing a book, an author often has the sensation of being surrounded by that topic. In the case of anti-Americanism that experience was particularly strong. As the 21st century began it seemed as if the amount of criticism the United States was receiving around the world was matched only by the quantity of passionate debate about why this was happening.
Global Information Society Watch 2011
By APC APC
Price: Free! Words: 166,540. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Essay » Technology
In the year of the arab uprisings Global Information Society Watch 2011 investigates how governments and internet and mobile phone companies are trying to restrict freedom online – and how citizens are responding to this using the very same technologies.
Secrets of State
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This book is a history of the State Department but, more broadly, of the American foreign policymaking process. It narrates the development of both the decision-making institutions and the content of policy from the founding of the republic through the administration of President Ronald Reagan.
The Truth about Syria
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 126,090. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
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A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
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By Guilherme Basaglia, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 197,050. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
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Assimilation and its Discontents
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 120,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.
All Over the Map
By John Feffer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 154,690. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
Foreign policy analyst John Feffer looks at global affairs in the Obama era. This collection of more than 125 Foreign Policy In Focus columns covers war, peace, terrorism, global economics, culture, democracy, and the environment. It critically analyzes what's happening all over the map, from the financial crisis to the Arab Spring, and offers specific recommendations for Washington policymakers
Istanbul Intrigues
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 106,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Modern Dictators - Third World Coup Makers, Strongmen, and Populist Tyrants
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 122,700. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The world suddenly became a lot more difficult for Americans to understand in the 1970s and 1980s. Dozens of Third World countries underwent a seemingly endless series of coups and revolutions.
The Tragedy of the Middle East
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The title was chosen in great sincerity because the theme here is to explain how the region’s modern history really is a tragedy.’ Terrible mistakes were made; the wrong roads were chosen. Bloodthirsty ideology took hold; pragmatism was thrown out the window. And yet alongside all of these disasters was a certainty of correctness and a violent rejection of even considering what had gone wrong.
Soap Opera Uncensored Presents: Between Heaven and Hell — A One Life To Live Tribute
By Nelson Branco
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,440. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
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ONE LIFE TO LIVE Tribute: A historic, hilarious, critical, analytical, and in-depth look back at 43 years of life, love, loss, and Llanview. Over 120 Thousand Words! 60 Chapters!
The Little Sister Connection
By Joel Barlow
Price: Free! Words: 158,020. Language: American English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
As John Hunter climbs to the top of the heap, he develops understandings distinct from what is taught in schools, and uses them to further his progress. After learning enough, the power he gains helps him help others to develop, and he begins reforming the world. But something important remains missing; what would it take for him to realize what that is?
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
Children of Dolhinov
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 146,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
It is a titanic story though one rather slow-moving by contemporary standards.
One Page a Day
By Carl Ehnis
Price: Free! Words: 114,480. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
One Page a Day is the anti-Seinfeld. It's not a book about nothing--it's a book about EVERYTHING, from the perspective of a novelist, marathoner, musician, husband/dad, cook, investing pro, agnostic, train commuter. From playing guitar solos like a rock god to avoiding runner's knee forever, One Page a Day's 365 ultra-short chapters will keep you amused, enlightened and aroused.
Paved with Good Intentions
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 137,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Watching the Iranian revolution in 1978, it seemed to me vital to explain the history of U.S.-Iran relations and how things had become so much in conflict. This book traces that relationship down through the hostage crisis. Many have recognized it as the critical account on this issue.
The Arab States and the Palestine Conflict
By Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 121,780. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Hundreds of books and thousands of articles have been devoted to the history and contemporary course of the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Dignity
By Joel Barlow
Price: Free! Words: 115,040. Language: American English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A series of visits to an mostly pre-modern culture leads to friendship, adventure and immersion in the very modern problems of traditional people, plus the question: can a modern idealist make concerted contact with an ancient society practical?
Star Gods: Book Four of Seeds of a Fallen Empire
By Anne Spackman
Price: Free! Words: 129,210. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
In Star Gods, the action returns to an alien home world, where the alien Alessia is raised. Her mentor, Hinev, creates the immortality serum and tests it on his pupil, Alessia, who becomes one of her planet's intergalactic explorers. The explorers eventually visit the Earth of the ancient past on their long journey in space.
Thơ Đến Từ Đâu
By Nguyễn Đức Tùng
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 210,370. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 25, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Essay » Literature
Thơ Đến Từ Đâu phỏng vấn - thảo luận Nguyễn Đức Tùng thực hiện ISBN: 978-1-4524-5958-5 Ấn bản đặc biệt 12.2011 Kệ Sách eBook ấn hành