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Liberia in Perspective - Orientation Guide: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Monrovia, Ganta, Buchanan, Gbarnga, Kakata, Deforestation, American Colonization, Tubman, Doe, Taylor, Civil War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,250. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a professionally-formatted, free flowing ebook reproduction of unique, up-to-date guides produced by the Department of Defense that provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Liberia.
Liberia: Emerging from the Shadows
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
" I grew up in war. I've seen blood, I've seen everything. I've seen people killed before my eyes...I had a death in my family, the death of my child, a young baby. I saw the baby suffer." This is the story of a humanitarian medical mission of Rotaplast International. Early mornings running into late nights the team worked tirelessly on burn patients, victims of violence and tragic accidents.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Security Sector Reform: A Case Study Approach to Transition and Capacity Building - Kosovo, Haiti, Liberia
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Security sector reform (SSR)-defined here as activities undertaken by a nation and its partners to improve the way it provides safety, security, and justice to its citizens — has emerged since the end of the Cold War as an important tool for stabilizing and reconstructing post-conflict countries.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The State-Owned Enterprise as a Vehicle for Stability - Liberia, Kosovo, Iraq, Mozambique, Afghanistan
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 48,290. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report has made a case that state-owned enterprises (SOEs) affect stability in conflict-prone environments, and decisive control of them creates positive or negative conditions. It describes the importance of SOEs and their treatment in five post-conflict environments.
Liberia Administrative System: The Legislature
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 62,150. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Congress
This book details the Liberian Administrative System in an unparalleled way. The author takes readers on a journey deep into the halls of City Hall and how it works.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: On Mamba Station - U.S. Marines in West Africa, 1990 - 2003, Civil War in Liberia, Samuel Doe, Evacuation Operations, Sharp Edge, Assured Response
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph tells the story of thousands of U.S. Marines who supported Operations Sharp Edge, Assured Response, Quick Response, Noble Obelisk, and Joint Task Force Liberia, the noncombatant evacuation operations in 1990, 1991, 1996, and 2003 from Liberia, in 1996 from the Central African Republic, and in 1997 from Sierra Leone.
The Misfits of Monrovia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,540. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A UN volunteer is kidnapped by a band of child soldiers in Liberia during the 1997 presidential election. Responsibility for the discovery of his whereabouts falls on a small organisation of hapless Irish aid workers, eccentric missionaries and well-meaning but ineffectual locals, leading to outlandish results.
Prolonged Wars: A Post-Nuclear Challenge - Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Northern Ireland, Vietnam, El Salvador, Sudan, Ethiopia and Eritrea, Liberia, Angola, Namibia, Nicaragua
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 158,050. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The authors examine the underlying impact of the cold war on protracted conflict in Africa and Asia. These area specialists examine the factors that produced prolonged conflict and what each side in them considered the cause(s) of these struggles. They analyze the reasons for "success" and "failure" in each of these regional conflicts.
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places: Travels in Timbuktu, Burkina Faso And Other West African Lands
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Voodoo Kingdoms And Dodgy Places is intrepid traveller Tan Wee Cheng’s latest collection of travelogues. Follow him to West Africa, the land of Timbuktu, the very epitome of remoteness and lost wealth, and of the enigmatic voodoo kingdoms in Benin and Togo. He was mobbed by former child soldiers in Liberia, caught in a riot in Burkina Faso and chased after desert giraffes in a Nigérien taxi.
Conversion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Medical
Conversion is a medical suspense that chronicles the life of a surgeon originally from West Africa and a mysterious illness that leaves him paralyzed and muted while living in the United States.