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Idaho Notebook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Idaho Notebook is written for use by Idaho students in grades four and eight. The Smashwords Edition is aligned with the Idaho Core Standards for Social Studies in grade four. This book contains fifty short articles and a few illustrations. Most of the stories are followed by comprehension questions or an activity.
RAF Bomber Command Lincolns
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
The piston-engined Avro Lincoln was a development of the Avro Lancaster indeed initially it was designated Lancaster IV but it had only a relatively short service life with Bomber Command as it was soon replaced with the EE Canberra B.2 medium jet bomber although it did see some front-line service in Malaysia and Kenya where it did all that was asked of it.
Modern Air Interception Radars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Developed during WW II the modern day airborne interception radar remains an integral part of the worlds combat aircraft. This is an authorative overview by this author who in a former life was an RAF airborne radar engineer and UK GEC/Marconi radar division manager. The book presents the subject in an easy to understand format both for the technician and enthusiast alike.
Jose Rizal: The First Filipino Phenom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Even before other great Filipinos (like Manny Pacquiao, Efren Reyes, Paeng Nepomuceno, etc.) emerged in the scene, the Philippine national hero had already exhibited his superb multi-dimensional talents, skills, and abilities and the world had seen it. This book written in partnership with and expounds Jose Rizal’s phenomenal accomplishments and legacies.
In Search of the English Female Identity
Price: Free! Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
In this first volume we look; without prejudice from Pre-historic law of strength, through to the all-encompassing links of Plato’s ‘Great Chain of Being’ and how the determined efforts of a few powerful “women hating” men impacted on the lives of females throughout the then known world.
The Illuminator's Palette: A Study of Pre-Seventeenth Century Pigments for Medieval Book Art
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
A concise compilation of modern research into the pigments used by medieval artists for painting various works of art. This monograph includes a list of 66 pigments along with charts showing their use throughout time, and the locations of use, describes how to mix your own paint with historically accurate binders, and explains the techniques necessary to successfully emulate the medieval artist.
Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A how-to manual showing how to properly care for bronze plaques and memorials.