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The Secret Life of Celestina Sommer, Victorian child killer
By David J. Vaughan
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 70,830. 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.
Наследие вождей Атлантиды
By Александр Писков
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 332,650. Language: Russian. Published: March 22, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
раскрывается механизм массового производства кроманьонскими, а затем и арийскими вождями, метисного населения, которое позже названо народами, методы закладки основ, так называемых индо-арийских языков и культур, искусственно создаваемому населению. Установлены причины возникновения и перевод на понятный язык многих мифов народов мира, в т.ч. показано как появились на свет сказочные персонажи Баба
Oyster Light
By Emmett O'Connell
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
By M.A. Haapamaki
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.
Восток – дело тонкое…
By Александр Сорочинский
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».
Mistero e leggenda nove enigmi inestricabili dall'isola non trovata al caso Taman Shud
By Duilio Chiarle
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
By Tim Blevins
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
By Gerardo Enrique Garibay Camarena
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.
Day Trips to Jewish History
By Libi Astaire
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.
Watergate Considered as an Org Chart of Semi-Precious Stones
By Michael Dobson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
A light-hearted yet insightful tour through the Watergate scandal! You'll delve into the origin of the scandal, the motives of the players, and how the situation spiraled so badly out of control. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons, diagrams, and political memorabilia, WATERGATE CONSIDERED... is a delightful addition to anyone's collection of political books. Watergate was never like this!
Sailing with Hunters
By Charlie Gregory
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Adventure, danger, tragedy, hardship and humour on the Arctic fishing grounds. This story is a must for all who are interested in the sea or an aspect of life in the 1950s Highly acclaimed by readers in the fishing industry. "Fascinating Story," Dave Buckley, Trawler Historian, Fleetwood Weekly News. "Charlie tells it like it was," Jim Porter, Fleetwood Marine Heritage Trust.
From This Valley
By Mike Taylor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
These essays are mostly a backward look at my teen years in the 60’s in Red River, New Mexico, working for my folks and grandfolks (Taylors, Carnetts, and Grindstaffs) when we owned the Red River Laundry, the Green Mountain Lodge, and Patrick’s Sport Shop. The hope is to pass along the fun and joy I had of knowing this valley, its people and visitors for more than six decades now.
Free Energy Here and Now and then: Velocity power sources
By Patrick Sullivan
Price: Free! Words: 28,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
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An overview of the free energy discoveries and developments from the laboratories of Michael Faraday who in the 1830s attempted to tap into high speed planetary motion. The modern design of the hex controller circuitry that has proven over unity free energy battery charging for over three years now. Here and now and then, free energy to make all of our dreams come true. Velocity power sources.
American Chick in Saudi Arabia
By Jean Sasson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Jean Sasson answers a call to work in the royal hospital in Saudi Arabia, what should have been a 2-year stay turns into a life-changing adventure spanning over a decade. In this inspiring 75-page memoir, Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled women in Riyadh, where women are locked in luxurious homes and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets.
(CONTRO)STORIA DI (R)ESISTENZE SENZA LUOGOCOMUNISMO Lezione di Storia senza pseudostoriografia
By Aldo Treu
Price: Free! Words: 43,090. Language: Italian. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
storia delle ultime due resistenze contro il nazifascismo e il bolscevismo