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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.
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.
OccupyBeyoncé and|or the 'gesundMusizierte' end of hisTory, lang|uage
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
a stubborn attempt to sell one|particular|book about language, history and music ; more info and order via createspace/amazon etc or google tinyurl slash occupybeyonce ; Nico Haupt Copyright Nico Haupt 2011 Published by Clearspace.com at Smashwords
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.
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.
Visit Greece - A 2011 Travel and Tourism Guide to The Exotic Land
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Walk practically anywhere in Greece and you are walking in the footsteps of antiquity. The home to such historical figures, fictional or not, as Plato and Homer. [not Homer Simpson – the other one]. As the center of modern civilization, Greece is considered the home of art, philosophy and many other aspects of culture which set us apart from other creatures.
The Great Depression - Is it Back?
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Discover the untold truth about how The Great Depression of 1929-1940 is so very similar to America’s economy today! The Great Depression was a time of great sorrow for a many families in America as they lost their jobs, lost their homes and didn’t have enough food to eat. Walk with some personal family members who lived through the Great Depression and learn how it forever changed their live.