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Secrets of State by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 138,630. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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 Tragedy of the Middle East by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 111,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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.
Long War for Freedom by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 98,970. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(5.00 from 1 review)
This book foresaw the “Arab Spring” of 2011. It was obvious years before that the old Arab nationalist dictatorships had failed and were being challenged by two forces: liberal democracy advocates and revolutionary Islamists. While the Long War for Freedom focuses on the moderates, it also, by necessity, presents the worldview and strategy of the Islamists.
The 15% Solution: How the Republican Religious Right Took Control of the U.S., 1981-2022 by Steven Jonas
Price: Free! Words: 175,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2018 by Punto Press. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Essay » Political
Written as "true fiction" The 15% Solution's focuses on the threat of fascism, "American style," posed now by Christian fundamentalism operating within the confines of the Republican party.
Mobile App Growth Hacks - Developer Interviews iOS 8 by Chris Flammer
Price: Free! Words: 65,810. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Essay » Business, Essay » Technology
We interviewed developers from around the world while conducting market research for Mobile App Growth Hacks. It was an amazing experience! Take a moment and check out their inspiring stories and learn from their collective wisdom.
Cauldron of Turmoil: America in the Middle East by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 82,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book is the culmination of 15 years in studying U.S. policy and Middle East politics. All of my opinions, much of the material, many of the anecdotes, and the unattributed quotes are the result of direct observation and private discussions with American and regional policymakers and experts.
Islamic Fundamentalism in Egyptian Politics by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 158,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The purpose of this book is to identify and analyze the political positions of Egyptian Islamic fundamentalist movements and their chances for seizing power.
Assimilation and its Discontents by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 120,470. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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.
Paved with Good Intentions by Barry Rubin
Price: Free! Words: 137,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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 flavors of my life by Fátima García Lastra
Price: Free! Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2018 by DEMAC A.C.. Categories: Essay » Literature
Through her mother’s talks, her grandfather’s letters and heard conversations over the years, Fatima is able to capture the story of a whole family, framed or seasoned with recipes inherited from generation to generation.
Le origini preistoriche dell'onomastica italiana. by Guglielmo Peirce
Price: Free! Words: 75,840. Language: Italian. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology, Essay » Sociology
L'opera offre soluzioni a vecchie perplessità filologiche in relazione ai seguenti argomenti: Origine dei cognomi italiani e loro tipologia etimologica - Antroponimi e cognomi d'origine germanica e loro significato etimologico - Toponimi italiani d'origine longobarda e loro etimologia. Libro work in progress con editing frequente; si consiglia pertanto di ripeterne ogni tanto il gratuito download
I Am Vietnamese by Huy Pham
Price: Free! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies, Essay » Sociology
Think Pho Ga for the Vietnamese soul. This is an edgy collection of 70+ English short stories from Vietnamese people across the world about our struggles with cultural identity, failure, parents, expectations, and life itself. Contributing authors include best-sellers Madeline Truong, Andrew Pham, Andrew Lam, and MasterChef Christine Ha, and many talented amateurs.
The Devil of Economic Fundamentalism by Javed Jamil
Price: Free! Words: 76,600. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Essay » Business
Thus, the rise and growth of economic fundamentalism has been, from historical standards, rather rapid taking hardly a few centuries. The think-tank of the world of economic fundamentalism has taken innumerable steps to strengthen their hold; they have paralysed the law, manoeuvred politics and administration, marginalised religion, captured the media, remodelled social values, commercialised s
It Might as Well be String Theory by Chris Troman
Series: The Hexology in Seven parts. Price: Free! Words: 70,470. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Essay » Technology
In this work I attempt to speculate on the nature of the universe, reality, and our place within it. There are many lines of scientific enquiry that yield significant results, need I mention Einstein's thought experiments that have brought us the modern world. But maybe the point of searching for the ultimate truth is perhaps not to find it, but to keep looking. Or in this case, it's to read on.
Egomania by Charles Nuetzel
Price: Free! Words: 82,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013 by Haldolen. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
What is this book all about? Well, I could say it is about promotion of my books, which wouldn’t be totally false. On the other hand, it is about writing, as a profession, and reveals what goes into putting together books for publication. It also offers some prime examples of my own writing in essays, stories and articles. And it is a freebee! To boot! Over 80,000 words!
Reflections on the Michelson-Morley Experiment and the Ineluctable Self-Interview by Jim Spinosa
Price: Free! Words: 56,260. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 1 review)
This free e-book consists of two books: the first is the very short “Reflections on the Michelson-Morley Experiment” and the second is “The Ineluctable Self-Interview,” which is longer but brightened by patches of humor. The high points of the interview are serious attempts to falsify Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity. The interview ends scrutinizing covariant differentiation.