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The Dead Media Handbook
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Price: Free! Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From Pigeon Post to Magic Lanterns to the Talking View-Master, this book is a compendium of dead and forgotten media formats.
The Holy Scripture New Testament Book Three: Letters To The Churches
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Series: The Holy Scripture New Testament Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
WORLD DOMAIN is very pleased to present this most excellent Book Three: Letters To The Churches. This book starts with 1 Corinthians and finish through 2nd Peter, in a much needed easy to read format with a help-finding index at the end. And beautiful poetry too, added to give you uplifting moments as you read God's beautiful Book on Life Itself...
The Saggar Maker's Bottom Knocker, or The Story of Pottery in a Box
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Yes, not only was there (and is there) such a thing as a saggar, but there was also something or someone known as a saggar maker’s bottom knocker. And the route to the saggar bottom knocking starts with ancient China and takes in a few alchemists, white gold, Marco Polo, missionaries, house arrest, and even a wallaby along the way.
Parallel Developments: A Geophysical / Paleontological Timeline from Big Bang to 3000BC
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book is intended to provide a quick reference for anyone with an interest in Earth – from layman to scientist, and compiles the events Earth has experienced through its 4.6 billion years of history, presenting them in an orderly chronological sequence in order to allow the reader to place them in context with some of the global issues facing the world today.
A Conductor am I
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A conductor am I is about 16 stories of Shocking tales, of lightning strikes. By Casey Heinzism.
From Roads to Highways
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This is a history of US and state road improvements in Clinton County..
Een Amsterdammer ter haringvangst - seizoen 1910
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: Dutch. Published: October 8, 2014 by Marlies Vaz Nunes. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
In "Een Amsterdamer ter haringvangst" beschrijft Hendrik Vaz Nunes met humor, inzicht en veel detail het leven en werk op een haringbom in 1910, waarbij alle facetten van de haringvangst op de Noordzee gedetailleerd aan bod komen.
Unwavering Echoes: Poems and Stories of a Culture's Longing Legacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Anthology of Poems and Short Stories some fiction most are based on true events. Pulitzer Prize Nominee and award winning Writer Augusta Williams Jr. This book features works that are part of the estates of prominent Afro-Americans such as Yolonda King, Dr. Bettye Shabazz and President Barack Obama.
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
Autómatas, del Gólem al Cyborg
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Desde la mas remota antigüedad los autómatas han formado parte de nuestra historia. Comenzando por las piezas móviles del antiguo egipto, pasando por los relojes y atomátismos de la edad media y finalizando en los cyborgs actuales. Además podemos encontrarlos en libros, películas, leyendas, mitos e incluso en algunas religiones. En definitiva el hombre siempre ha estado rodeado de ellos aunque no
American Presidents History Poem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Each verse gives the memorable and shocking events surrounding each presidency, with a chorus to familiarise you with the names so far. The pattern repeats until all the presidents since the Constitution have been detailed, with a rhyming chorus featuring the names of all 44 presidents, in the order in which they've served. Learn the chorus to change your USA history knowledge from zero to hero!
The Successful Treasure Hunter’s Essential Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
With over 40 years experience in the hobby of metal detecting or treasure hunting, David Villanueva tackles the major problems metal detectorists face. Obtaining search permission; research and finding sites; laws and code of practice; choosing a metal detector and overcoming detector limitations; identifying and preserving finds, coping with buried trash and techniques for locating finds.
A Star in a Jar: The Search for Cold Fusion
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Series: Steve's Life & Times, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,570. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Energy
Twenty years ago, two scientists, Martin Fleischmann & Stanley Pons, Professors of electrochemistry, announced to a stunned world they had discovered the secret to Cold Fusion by literally creating a star in a jar in a modest basement using just $100 000 of their own money. Here is this truly fascinating story with more twists and turns, ravels and unravels, than an Alfred Hitchcock movie.
'Correcting History' Who Invented The Modern Hang Glider
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Price: Free! Words: 17,020. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The invention of the Modern Hang Glider seems to have been shrouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. It is only now with the luxury of hindsight, very fast computers, IT media and our constant quest for more and more information, that the story has been slowly unravelled. I'm not sure if it would have been possible fifteen or twenty years ago, as earlier hang gliding historians
A Short History of the Game Of Chess
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,750. 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. A Short History of the Game Of Chess recounts a brief history of this much loved game.
A Collection of Historical Quotations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
An inspiring collection of historical quotations from some of the most prolific of our time.
Ten thousand year old boats found on Britain's hillsides
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Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
On the hillsides of Britain are chalk and stone remnants of monuments that are between five and ten thousand years old. These monuments are curious for they are long and thin in shape, surrounded by moats and our ancestors placed their dead inside for their last journey - the problem is these symbolic images were built thousands years before ships were supposedly invented.
History And Facts
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: British English. Published: June 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A collection of historical events about great people, amazing places in the world, cultures, traditions, festivals, nuclear weapons and incredible facts round the world with emphasis on Nigeria.
A Brief History of Candle Making
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The invention of the candle revolutionized human history. The candle evolved through the ages from tallow to wax to paraffin. Then the electric light bulb supplanted it in the late nineteenth century.
Early VTOL Aircraft (before 1967)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This ebook is a brief history, up until late 1967, of vertical take-off and landing aircraft. Originally written before the use of computers it contains some interesting photographs of aircraft some of which failed to go into production and others which proved to be successful. This ebook is offered in the hope that it will prove useful to others interested in the topic of early VTOL aircraft.