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Assam Tea - The journey
By Mickey Douglas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
"Tea" is perhaps the world's highest consumed drink, after water! Everyday, innumerable cups of this brew is consumed by millions all over the world without actually knowing or understanding the "how" factor. This book looks at "the journey" that the finished product has to undergo in order to get into our "morning cuppa" to kick-start our day!
Lockheed's Electra last plane out of Berlin
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
During flights in and out of Berlin in 1938-59 Henry Cotton Australian businessman and photographic expert used concealed cameras in his Lockheed Electra to photograph military and industrial installations of importance in Hitler's Third Reich, This is the story of registration VH-UZO 'The Last Plane out of Berlin' now restored and on display for posterity in Australia.
TIMELESS Market
By yumi s
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Timeless Market, the way of life, where it begins. A place where it gives life a new meaning. An essential place of trade, a need, a part of life. From the ultra modern air conditioned, to the drenched floors & unpleasant humidity, it provides us with everything from A to Z. The market, a city within the city. There is always a reason to go, what is yours?
Handbook of Neapolitan Caffe
By Barbara Zaragoza
You set the price! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Merchants Press. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
A brief history of coffee in Naples, Italy, this work claims that coffee use in the Campania region pre-dated its introduction to the whole of Europe.
History of the Internet
By Michael Robinson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
I grew up on the Internet and the web — back when that was unusual. Now it’s common. How many billions of kids are going to grow up on this wonderful invention without ever thinking about all the cool stuff that happened in the early days? I couldn’t abide that, so I wrote History of the Internet.
The Many Different Handbag Fashions Throughout The Years
By s loates
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A brief history of the handbag from the 1800s up to the 1980s.
The Coracle: One Man in a Tub
By LJ Gormley
Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
My introduction to the coracle was not the most promising, I grant you, just a joke email from a bored colleague. But, apparently, it was all I needed. Because, it’s not just racing down a river in a glorified snow sled, shield, or basket, but a journey through such wild territories as Welsh Indians, cadavers, poaching, and sheep wrasslin’, just to name a few.
From Bird Ponds to Monsters: A History of Diabetes
By James Brown
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / diabetes
From Bird Ponds to Monsters: A History of Diabetes is a book detailing the thousands of years of diabetes research and medical practice in the field of diabetes that have advanced our knowledge of this disease. This book revealing the extensive work that has gone into the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes up until the present day.
History of the Water Closet
By Marilyn Clay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A history of the development of the water closet, or toilet, in England; beginning with what was used as a privy in the monasteries and ending with the sewer system clean-up in 19th century London. Also included are descriptions of the various types of chamber pots and toilet furniture that came into use and the gadgets and mechanical devices invented prior to the toilet as we know it today.
The Castle Ciphers
By Joshua (J.E.) Dyer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A small fortune, unknown until now, remains hidden on a small estate in Buckhannon, WV known by the locals as The Castle. Local legends tell of angered spirits, a curse and even a series of underground catacombs associated with the estate. Greed is a powerful drug. One that binds people to their most prized possessions all throughout life and even afterward. The Castle is living proof.
Unsung Heroes of The Universe
By Ira Mark Egdall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Of course you've heard of Albert Einstein, creator of special and general relativity, and other famous scientists - but there are many other physics pioneers who have received very little mainstream recognition for their contributions to history. Join me as I explore the fascinating history of six unsung heroes of the universe in this second-edition ebook.
Filosofia y Teologia
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
La Teología es la disciplina que trata de expresar los contenidos de una fe religiosa presentados como un conjunto coherente de proposiciones
A Short History of Transportation
By James P. Abesen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,260. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Confined for millennia to the distance our feet or compliant animals could carry us, the industrial age revolutionized our travel possibilities by birthing trains, cars and airplanes.
Nostalgic Notions
By Austin Torney
Price: Free! Words: 6,960. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Free. Fully color Illustrated. The good old days. I am 66 and so I can remember the 50's.
Operation Rediscover action plan
By James Walker
Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Bronze plaques and memorials are an important part of our cultural heritage and deserve to be preserved. This action plan shows you step by step how to locate, care for and share information about them.
The Turin Shroud
By TempleofMysteries.com
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
For centuries belief that the Shroud of Turin really bears the likeness of the crucified Jesus Christ was a matter of faith alone. Then in 1898 it was photographed and the negative image revealed a wealth of detail. Was this the image of Jesus?
House History
By Mike Coleman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A 10 step, illustrated guide to discovering the history of your home. Here is your chance to fast-track the searches needed to find out all you need to know about your property. This ebook contains links to all of the key research and reference sites that can unlock information about your home. You may not be considering moving at the moment, but imagine the additional value that this information could provide to prospective buyers and the potential increase in the value and interest in your property. This ebook will outline the information available and the methods you can use to explore this fascinating and potentially rewarding activity.
Real Slave Talk, Freedom through words
By Jay Williams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This book is a gift from God, it is a basic insight of the clearest solution of modern day problems.
Cat Pies - feline historical trivia.
By Grace Elliot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Cat Pies - Feline Historical Trivia (by Grace Elliot) Non-fiction - for lovers of cats, history and trivia! Did the Victorian's really eat 'cat pies'? Why are cats said to have nine lives? Is 'cat-gut' really made from cats? Who invented the cat flap? You'll find the answer to these and many other cat related trivia questions in 'Cat Pies.'
Knife, Fork and Spoon: The History of Table Manners
By Julie Hayden
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Have you ever wondered why you feel so embarrassed when you spill a glass of wine or dribble food down your chin while dining out in public? The shame that accompanies those feelings stems back to the beginning of mankind itself, and how he began to socialize. Table manners evolved from civilized protocols and were meant for people to relax and to enjoy the company of those they chose to be with.