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A Short History of the Game Of Chess
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,360. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Chess has been a favored game for almost fifteen hundred years. Its origins in India, the game spread over the ancient world, becoming the favorite game in medieval courts. By the Twentieth Century, world competitions emerged and chess became a fierce contest between Cold War antagonists. Today humans compete against not just other humans, but against computers as well. In addition, the computers
A Short History of Coins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Coins are much easier to use to pay for things than carrying a cow in your pocket. Before the advent of coinage, people used many things as a medium of exchange. Tobacco, shells, and yes, cows. The advent of coinage presented people with a convenient way to transport and store wealth.
Age Of Mammals - A More Familiar World
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Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Mammals evolved on earth during the reign of the Dinosaur. Now, with their larger competitors gone after the mass extinction at the end of the cretaceous period, these small nocturnal creatures are free to diversify into the mammals we see today.
Age Of The Dinosaur - The Rise And Demise
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Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
After the most rapid and widespread diversification of species the world has ever experienced, during the Cambrian Explosion. Conditions are now ripe for rapid growth, of living creatures. The Dinosaur.
Transition - From The Oceans To Land
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Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The Planet, we call earth looks very different from today. But soon, the landmasses will look very similar. Life is now possible on land. The geological, atmospheric and environmental conditions are about to trigger the most rapid and widespread diversification of life in Earth’s history.
Origins - The Universe, Everything And Evolution
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Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The biggest question ever asked was: Where did everything come from? That question has been answered. Origins - The Universe, Everything And Evolution presents the scientific evidence and explains the origins of that evidence.
The World's Oldest Professions (A Dictionary)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,630. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economic history
The dictionary of "Old Pros" revives 1,647 old professions, dating from pre-history to the 20th century, bringing them to life with funny, biting, heart-breaking observations about work. Including essays on ancient economic mayhem, this definitive reference work is a word lover’s feast. History buffs will find its thousand views on the trouble with toil enthralling.
I Narrinieri
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Price: Free! Words: 27,850. Language: Italian. Published: September 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Modesto eBook che in sintesi narra la storia dei Narrinieri, popolo dell’Australia meridionale, come erano visti prima della loro integrazione.
JFK Assassination Chronology
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 563,100. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders
This chronology structures, the detailed timeline of characters and events before, during, and after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.
The Life & Character of the Seal of Prophets - Volume I
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Price: Free! Words: 130,700. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The fascinating book not only highlights the various aspects of the life of Holy Prophet but also presents the prominent events and episodes in the history of Islam with solid historical testimonies.
Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oral History Evidence and Interpretation
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Series: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Port Hope Simpson Mysteries, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada Oral History Evidence and Interpretation Series Title: Port Hope Simpson Mysteries Vol 2 by Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Read about the original Oral History interview with Mrs. Kathleen Squire (formerly James) known as “Bunty” or “Bunty James”...
Massachusetts Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Massachusetts 11 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Reset 'An Un-alien's Guide to Resetting Our Republic'
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,060. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Reset the book reveals what has long been concealed so that WE the People can detect, correct and 'Reset' Our Republic. If the cause is removed the symptoms will disappear. 'Reset' might read like fiction, but truth is stranger than fiction. If you have ever wanted to know when, where, and why Our Republic changed and HOW to RESET it, here is the solution.
Barack Obama and the Enemies Within
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Series: The Enemies Within, Book 1. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 171,480. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Trevor Loudon. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
"Trevor Loudon does the job that few in the media ever even attempt. This eye-opening book is proof that one person really can make a difference, especially when they have no agenda other than finding the truth.” -Glenn Beck, #1 New York Times bestselling author and founder of GBTV.
Great Western Railway
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Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
Pub Quiz Trivia: Volume 1 - History and Current Events
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
In addition to his writing, author Bryan Young is an accomplished Pub Quizmaster and has assembled a collection of his best trivia questions to stump the minds of trivia buffs everywhere. With more than 40 rounds of trivia, Volume 1 covers History and Current Events questions. This is a must have for any trivia buff or Pub Quizmaster.
The British Army - History & Present
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011 by M&S Direct Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Military Buffs, History Students, Historical Trivia Lovers and Even Students of Politics... Nowhere else in just one edition will you find such complete information! ) * Dozens of Battles from Around the World. * The Reforms from Early History to Modern Day. * The Undisputed Influence on the World Today. A Complete Resource Under One Cover!
The Illuminati
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
No secret society is more controversial than the Illuminati, yet almost nothing of the truth of this mysterious ancient Order is available in the public record. Propaganda, misinformation, disinformation, paranoia and downright fantasy are rife. Some have even described the Illuminati as pan-dimensional, shape-shifting Reptilians from another world!
JESUS CHRIST. Superstar, Saviour, or Fakir? Is God Real?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2011 by Living Books USA. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Is there life after death? Was Jesus a real person? Are we all just lambs to the slaughter? So many questions, so few answers. Designed to evoke an emotional response, this ebook is an alternate view on the traditional take of the Life of Jesus and the Bible, and is not for the feint-hearted or fanatically religious. Off-beat and often humourous, it is nevertheless biting.
Books and Divisions of the Bible
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Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Do you know the major divisions of the Bible? There are sub-divisions in Old and New Testament; knowing these divisions will help you understand your Bible. The "Bible" means "[the] Books" from the Greek word biblia. While we often think of the Bible as one book, it is in fact a collection of books contained in one volume.