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Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
The true story of "Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree" of Stratford-upon-Avon is not generally known. Keir Cutler, who possesses a PhD in theater, tells the fascinating historical account of how the mulberry tree in back of Shakespeare's former home became “one of the most valuable assets of the town,” and why its cutting down was viewed as a "sacrilege."
Where Stories Dwell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
WHERE STORIES DWELL is a unique volume in PULPSTUDIES, an imprint of Pro Se Productions. PULPSTUDIES focuses on the nonfiction of New Pulp. This includes volumes about sources for ideas as well as unique academic studies of New Pulp series and characters and other various types of reference books.
Letters to My Son
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This book is by my Great Great Grandfather, John Bemrose, who wrote a series of letters, 60 in all to his son, Weightman, who was experiencing as we understand it today a rough time in his teenage years. So his father wrote him this series of letters, based on his own life and times in his own teenage years in England and America, during the early 1800’s.
A Preface to History: Analysis and Criticism
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Series: Continuing Education, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Carl Gustavson's classic "A Preface to History" provides a fruitful source through which to examine a normative approach to history, debate the nature of objectivity in historical discussion, investigate historical-mindedness as a practical tool and analyze the basic forces that drive history. This paper presents shortcomings in Gustavson's approach to history.
Soccer By Other Means
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
All eyes are on Brazil this year as it plays host to the World Cup. 32 teams will vie to become soccer world champions. Aside from love of soccer, most of the countries playing this year have a common bond in the form of U.S. military intervention in their homelands. Sometimes for better, sometimes for worse, sometimes just because. One thing's for sure, the list is long.
The Secret Life of Celestina Sommer - a very Victorian murder
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Price: $4.25 USD. Words: 70,840. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A TRUE tale of Victorian crime, betrayal and murder...Celestina Sommer's problem took her to the very edge of hell.
The Colorful Love Affairs of Dr. Jose Rizal
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
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It fascinatingly features Jose Rizal’s romantic affairs with Segunda Katigbak, Leonor Valenzuela, Leonor Rivera, Consuelo Ortiga y Rey, Seiko Usui, Gertrude Beckett, Suzanne Jacoby, Nellie Boustead, and Josephine Bracken. Artistically and scholarly written, this book reveals the Filipino hero’s very human side. Fusing romance and history, it also tackles controversial issues about his girlfriends.
More Bill Cherry's Galveston Memories
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 19,610. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Galveston's most famous Born on the Island historian and story teller, Bill Cherry, adds to those pieces he chronicled in his very popular book, Bill Cherry's Galveston Memories. The reader will find him mind going back in time to this Damon Runyon-esque island off of the coast of Texas.
Oyster Light
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You set the price! Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Four historic essays about Olympia, WA
To the Idler the Spoils: The Idle Historian's Celebration of Whimsy and Leisure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,730. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
The appeal of a kinder, gentler, and slower pace of life from previous eras is timeless - evidenced by the popularity of shows such as Downton Abbey and events such as The Tweed Run. The Idle Historian brings this world into current relevance with pieces on aristocracy, historical anecdote, whimsy, food contrarianism, humour and the merits of not exercising.
Living with the Brooklyn Bridge
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Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A stirring, face-to-face encounter with one of New York’s greatest landmarks.
Восток – дело тонкое…
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 42,000. Language: Russian. Published: September 20, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Но в моей памяти и весь Таджикистан, и город Душанбе, и посёлок Разведчиков – останутся такими, какими я их знал - экзотической, дружелюбной восточной страной, с сильно развитой семейственностью... В разгар перестройки появилось большое количество так называемых «шоп—туров». Естественно, были сделаны попытки наладить коммерческие отношения и с Пакистаном, на уровне частных «шоп-туров».
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Six--Make Straight His Path: Maps and Topography in the Civil War & Military Mapping: Robert E. Lee Moves to Gettysburg
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Military maps are not like civilian road maps which merely outline a transportation network. Military maps encompass a complete inventory of the topography of the geographic areas an army might march through or fight over. The two articles in this symposium describe in great detail how maps were prepared, used and what effect maps, or lack of maps, had on Civil War campaigns and battles.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Five--Getting There First: Essays on Three Civil War Mapmakers
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Maps & the engineers that made them performed some of the most crucial tasks of the Civil War. The mapmakers & their maps are often overlooked, but they could make the difference between a successful campaign & a lost battle. These are the men that commanders paid close attention to even if history has not. This symposium will introduce the reader to Jed Hotchkiss, Leon Fremaux, and John S. Clark.
English and History essays and information
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Price: $4.20 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
This will help you to give you information on some major topics in English and essays for history.
Mistero e leggenda nove enigmi inestricabili dall'isola non trovata al caso Taman Shud
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Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 22,080. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
L’isola che non c’è, il caso Taman Shud, La Papessa, Re Artù, Robin Hood, la scomparsa di Nievo e dei Goti di Ravenna, l’Arca dell’Alleanza, Medvedev e gli UFO.
The Colorado Labor Wars: Cripple Creek, 1903-1904
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Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Commemorating the centennial of the Cripple Creek Labor Wars, 1903-1904, this book recalls the causes and consequences of one of the era's violent labor strikes that spread throughout the Colorado mine fields. A "must read" for those interested in labor history, mining, and a time when the Western Federation of Miners asked, "Is Colorado in America?"
Lopez, Carter, Reagan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
José López Portillo, Jimmy Carter y Ronald Reagan encarnaron, como pocas veces ocurre, los temores y aspiraciones de México y de los Estados Unidos de América, por lo que las lecciones de este turbulento sexenio son hoy tan relevantes como lo eran hace 30 años. Este libro analiza el entorno personal, social y político de las relaciones entre estos tres líderes y los gobiernos que encabezaron.
Chico Xavier: Uma Mentira?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Livro que revela toda a verdade sobre Chico Xavier: os absurdos do livro Nosso Lar; pareceres de especialistas mostrando erros em seus livros e muito mais. Também será revelado aqui os falsos milagres do Frei Galvão, o primeiro santo brasileiro.
Day Trips to Jewish History
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Aster Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Who was the New World's first Jewish author? Why did some medieval moneychangers cover their hair? Which Jewish woman became queen of a North African people? And what's the truth about the story that claims Hebrew almost became the official language of the United States? Join journalist and historical novelist Libi Astaire for a fascinating journey down some of the less-traveled roads of the past.