Best Books: History

1 The Wars for the Silk Roads

The Wars for the Silk Roads

Iakovos Alhadeff | History

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The Silk Roads are the trade routes that connect Asia to Europe and Africa since the ancient times. Due to their importance of the Silk Roads for trade there were many wars for their control over the centuries. The following chapters refer to some of these wars. Each chapter is and independent essay, which was written at different date and...

2 Thinking Leadership in Africa

Thinking Leadership in Africa

Allan Bukusi | History

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This book traces the triumphant, treacherous and turbulent tale of leadership in Africa through centuries past to the present day. Africa in 2005, was the only continent to have become poorer in the last forty years. The call for a decisive leadership development strategy for a prosperous tomorrow emerges as an urgent reality and a pressing...

3 Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume One

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume One

Michael Erbschloe | History

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This volume provides a brief history of the U.S. Secret Service, U.S. Marshals Service, Department of Homeland Security. the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Military Museums, Department of Veterans Affairs, Bureau of Census. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Social Security Administration, Food and...

4 Commanders of World War Two

Commanders of World War Two

Bill Brady | History

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The author approaches this subject on several levels: grand strategy, the difficulties of coalition warfare, the personalities of the commanders (some of whom disliked each other more than they did the enemy) and analysis of the major battles. Recognising that wars in the last analysis are decided by the commanders, he describes the...

5 Victim Zero: The Internet Bullying of Monica Lewinsky

Victim Zero: The Internet Bullying of Monica Lewinsky

Michael Erbschloe | History

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In 2014 Monica Lewinsky began utilizing her experience with a 16 year old wave of abuse and shaming for one greater campaign she is now crusading for, Cyber bullying. Since she was the first person to have their reputation destroyed over the internet, she declared that she would now use her experience to help others deal with cyber bullying and...

6 Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Two

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Two

Michael Erbschloe | History

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This volume provides a brief history of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), U.S. Naval Academy, Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Department of State, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Department of Interior, The Army Corps of EngineersInternal Revenue Service, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), The Jet Propulsion...

7 Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Three

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Three

Michael Erbschloe | History

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This volume provides a brief history of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Federal Reserve. Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC), Department of Labor, Defense Security Service (DSS), U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), U.S. Army Medical Department Office Of...

8 Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Five

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Five

Michael Erbschloe | History

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This volume provides a brief history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency( DARPA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, General Services Administration (GSA), U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Council of the Inspectors General...

9 Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Four

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Four

Michael Erbschloe | History

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This volume provides a brief history of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), U.S. Capitol Police (USCP), U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Securities and Exchange Commission, Director of National Intelligence (DNI), National Interagency Fire Center...

10 U.S. Military Educational Institutions

U.S. Military Educational Institutions

Michael Erbschloe | History

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The U.S. military operates many types of schools to train members of the U.S. military, foreign militaries, and civilians in certain fields. The military academies are colleges that train future officers. This book provides a brief overview and history of West Point, U.S Air Force Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, US...