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Mao's Road to Power: Revolutionary Writings 1912-1949: New Democracy

By Stuart Schram
  • ISBN Code: : 1317465431
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 900
  • Category : Business & Economics
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By 1939 Mao Zedong was a leader in the Chinese Communist Party through his political acumen, his organizing energy, and his executive ability. At the same time, his abilities to shift register, to maintain a sense of the whole and also of the particular, and to absorb seemingly contradictory realities in the social, political and military arenas he

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  • Pdf File: amazing-grace.pdf

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God’s love for you is unchanging and his promises are true. You can choose to believe in the steady outpouring of grace he has for you from the minute you wake up to the moment you lay down to sleep. As you reflect on these devotional entries, Scriptures, and prayers, focus your perspective and meditate on things that produce life and joy, peace and comfort. Spend the beginning and end of your day with God, experiencing his goodness and being refreshed in his presence. Evaluate each moment in the light of God’s truth. Stand in awe of the Father who gives beyond your wildest dreams. Claim his grace over your life and walk confidently, knowing he will give you the strength you need to get through each day.

Bedford Forrest

By Andrew Nelson Lytle
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  • Publisher : J.S. Sanders Books
  • Book Code : 1461632706
  • Total of Pages : 434
  • Category : History
  • Members : 563
  • Pdf File: bedford-forrest.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This biography of the Confederacy's greatest cavalry leaders is considered by many to be the best. Southern Classics Series.

Ukraine’s Nuclear Disarmament

By Yuri Kostenko
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  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Book Code : 0674250869
  • Total of Pages : 350
  • Category : History
  • Members : 393
  • Pdf File: ukraine-s-nuclear-disarmament.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In December 1994 Ukraine gave up the third-largest nuclear arsenal in the world and signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty, having received assurances that its sovereignty would be respected and secured by Russia, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Based on original and heretofore unavailable documents, Yuri Kostenko’s account of the negotiations between Ukraine, Russia, and the US, reveals for the first time the internal debates of the Ukrainian government, as well as the pressure exerted upon it by its international partners. Kostenko presents an insider’s view on the issue of nuclear disarmament and raises the question of whether the complete and immediate dismantlement of the country’s enormous nuclear arsenal was strategically the right decision, especially in view of the 2014 annexation of Crimea by Russia, one of the guarantors of Ukraine’s sovereignty under denuclearization.

Showboat

By Roland Lazenby
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Book Code : 0316387274
  • Total of Pages : 640
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Members : 198
  • Pdf File: showboat.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The definitive portrait of Kobe Bryant, from the author of Michael Jordan. "Lazenby's detailed research and fantastic writing paint a complex, engaging picture of one of the NBA's greats" (Kurt Helin, NBC Sports). Eighteen-time All-Star, scorer of 81 points in a single game, MVP, and one of the best shooting guards in NBA league history: Kobe Bryant is among basketball's absolute greatest players, and his importance to the sport is undeniable. Third on the NBA career scoring list and owner of five championship rings, he is an undisputed all-time great, one deserving of this deep and definitive biography. Even within the flashiest franchise in all of sports -- the Los Angeles Lakers, where he played his entire career -- Bryant always took center stage, and his final game captivated the basketball world, indeed the country. Roland Lazenby delves deep to look behind this public image, using classic basketball reporting and dozens of new interviews to reveal the whole picture, from Bryant's childhood through his playing years. Showboatis filled with large personalities and provocative stories, including details of Bryant's complicated personal life and explosive relationships on the court, and is a riveting and essential read for every hoops fan.

Grenada to the Virgin Islands

By Jacques Patuelli
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  • Publisher : Imray, Laurie, Norie and Wilson Ltd
  • Book Code : 1846238889
  • Total of Pages :
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  • Members : 888
  • Pdf File: grenada-to-the-virgin-islands.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This popular book covering the Caribbean from Grenada and Barbados to the Virgin Islands is a translation from Jacques Patuelli's original French version. Each island is dealt with in detail and pilotage notes are followed by tourist information and the usual data on formalities and facilities. Fully illustrated with plans and photos, many of which are new for this third edition, the guide is packed with interesting and useful background information on the Caribbean- its history, tourism, geography and details on sailing in the islands. The last section of the book, the blue pages, consists of listings of facilities, restaurants, bars, hotels and other information of interest to tourists.

Yearbook of the International Law Commission 2011, Vol. II, Part 3

By International Law Commission
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  • Publisher : United Nations
  • Book Code : 9210581539
  • Total of Pages : 374
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 190
  • Pdf File: yearbook-of-the-international-law-commission-2011-vol-ii-part-3.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The Yearbook contains the official records of the International Law Commission and is an indispensable tool for the preservation of the legislative history of the documents emanating from the Commission, as well as for the teaching, study, dissemination and wider appreciation of the efforts undertaken by the Commission in the progressive development of international law and its codification. Volume II (Part Three) reproduces the edited version of the annual report of the Commission to the General Assembly.

Rebellion of 1837 in Upper Canada

By Colin Read
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Book Code : 0773584064
  • Total of Pages : 587
  • Category : History
  • Members : 124
  • Pdf File: rebellion-of-1837-in-upper-canada.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This volume presents a broad documentary coverage of the rebellions and material on areas of Upper Canada not directly threatened by them. A judicious reading should provide a sound knowledge of the uprisings.

Slender Warble

By Susan Cowger
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1725251671
  • Total of Pages : 114
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 151
  • Pdf File: slender-warble.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Within the bewildering paradox of suffering and beauty, we often miss the Invisible One. Never quite what you’d imagine, the nudge of his Presence can be mind-bending. More often, the Almighty gives no more than a slender warble. This collection is about finding the presence of God in spite of and because of the trappings that make us most human.

In a Strange Land

By D. S. Martin
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  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Book Code : 1532677731
  • Total of Pages : 100
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 308
  • Pdf File: in-a-strange-land.pdf

Book Short Summary:

You don’t have to be a skilled poet to see yourself living In a Strange Land. The poets found in this collection, however, not only recognize it, but express their varying experiences in ways that bring us along with them. We see their experiences—whether similar to our own or completely different—and find their poems ringing true in beautiful, painful, amusing, and fascinating ways. None of these ten poets has previously had a full-length poetry collection of their own—yet—but they are certainly all worthy of that honor. Keep an eye out for these poets in literary journals, chapbooks, and new books over the next while. Contributing poets: Ryan Apple, Susan Cowger, Jen Stewart Fueston, Laura Reece Hogan, Burl Horniachek, Miho Nonaka, Debbie Sawczak, Bill Stadick, James Tughan, Mary Willis