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US Dept of State Office of the Historian has free ebook series

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US Dept of State Office of the Historian has free ebook series

Post by fljustice » Fri January 11th, 2013, 7:03 pm

From the website:
"The Office of the Historian at the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the release of its Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series in a new e-book format that is readable on popular electronic devices such as the Amazon Kindle and Apple iPad. The e-book edition combines many of the benefits of print and web publications in a new form that is portable and extremely convenient. During the pilot phase of the FRUS e-book initiative, select FRUS volumes are available here. The public is invited to download the new e-books and provide feedback to help improve the FRUS e-book edition. At the conclusion of the pilot phase, the Office will work to offer e-book versions of many more FRUS volumes both through the Office website and on a wide array of e-bookstores. The Office will continue to expand and enhance its e-book offerings, as part of the ongoing FRUS digitization effort."

I haven't looked at any them myself, but folks interested in recent history might find some them quite interesting. The oldest time period covered is the title: Foreign Relations of the United States, 1945–1950, Emergence of the Intelligence Establishment.

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Post by Mythica » Sat January 12th, 2013, 9:40 am

Interesting but doesn't really go back far enough in history for me.

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