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Les femmes chez Herodote
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,770. Language: French. Published: June 27, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Globe-trotter avant la lettre, Hérodote nous a laissé bien plus un immense reportage qu'une œuvre historique proprement dite, quoique le but qu'il se fût fixé au départ eût été de relater les guerres médiques. Et, paradoxalement, c'est justement ce qui fait l'intérêt historique de son œuvre. Découvrons, à travers ses récits, le sort des femmes de l'antiquité.
Our Experience, Ourselves
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Sub-title: How Experience Came to be Valued so Highly by People in the West. A chronological account of how authority figures in Western Civilization first considered experience unimportant but in time came to value it very highly. Readers will spend time with many of these authority figures and 'hear' what they have to say for themselves.
The Planet-Girded Suns: The History of Human Thought About Extrasolar Worlds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 87,430. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012 by Ad Stellae Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the late 17th century until the end of the 19th, almost all educated people believed that the stars are suns surrounded by inhabited planets. This book, first published by Atheneum in 1974 and now updated to include the scientific knowledge gained during the past 40 years, tells the story of the rise, fall, and eventual renewal of widespread conviction that we are not alone in the universe.
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir is a portrait of a country that no longer exists, addressing the generations who have no idea about what Yugoslavia was like. The author travelled extensively in the former republics: both as a foreign service wife in the socialist period, and an international relief worker during the subsequent collapse of the society leading to all out civil war.
Horse Crucified and Risen
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 91,970. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
This book became a best-seller in Russia, was reprinted several times and changed the worldview of many people. This is the first book in the history of mankind revealing the whole truth about horse and man relationships. Love for horse and equine sports have nothing in common!
Latresse
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Analyse de la fonction de l’absence que l’écriture permet à la conscience humaine de comprendre. A la place de cette absence la lettre compose la nomination. Le nom permet alors tabou et refoulement (nom d’Akhnaton tabou, nom d’Œdipe refoulé). Rédigé la veille de prendre connaissance du caractère historique d’Œdipe ; examen clinique de ne "parier que du père" (selon Lacan).
Akhenaton et la Psychanalyse Française
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 28,730. Language: French. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Deux articles identifiant en 1990 la mémoire d’Akhenaton dans l’histoire occidentale selon Dr William Theaux. Le premier expose comment au 20em siècle l’égyptologie et la psychanalyse le reconnaissent sous les noms de Moïse et d’Oedipe. Le second ajoute comment y contribue la tradition hermétique. L’ensemble est dû à une organisation de culture française.
After the Bang
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
(3.00 from 1 review)
A satirical journey through religious history. From the Genesis creation myth to the Egyptian plagues and the mad commandments of Moses. The New Testament brings us to Jesus and his crucifixion and mythical resurrection. The persecution of Gnostics and the burning of heretics would lead to the bloody Crusades and the Cathar genocide.
Conspiracy!
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The untold history of religion and how it took over the world. Tracing its origins to a very earthly phenomenon, this book shows how fantasy, fabrication, torture, murder and genocide have underpinned seven thousand years of human history, how the institutions of religion have kept this secret, and how they continue to deny it. Meticulously researched, compelling reading, alarming conclusions.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 3
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 53,090. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This final section deals with such topics as Willie Nolan the golfer, local trades and tradesmen, folklore, customs,Portmarnock, Marian Park, heralth and housing,street furniture and some anecdotal articles.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 2
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Part 2 of this book deals with the areas of Grange and Stapolin, transport, fishing, Talavera House, farming , coastguard, and Sisters of Charity in Baldoyle.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 1
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This section of the comprehensive history deals with early settlements, Christianity, schools and horse racing
The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonialism, Creolisation and the Epistemologies of Displacement
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Post-Colonialism is revealed as "backward looking"; as tending to read its anthropology against the sociology, economics and history of which it escaped in Colonialism. In the Triptych Papers, Morris explores the problem of post-colonialism and argues that there is a value in the situation or anthropology - which is to say the life-world - of the post-colonial which he or she is apt to overlook.
The Gospels' Veiled Agenda- Revolution, Priesthood & The Holy Grail
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The legend of the Holy Grail has captured the imagination of millions of people for hundreds of years. It has been sought in the most unlikely places. But like all good mysteries, we only solve it when we look in the most obvious hiding place. The only thing we know for sure is that the grail is connected to Jesus. So why not look for it it the books that tell us about Jesus- in the Gospels?
UFOs, Antigravity, Vimanas and Mystics
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
What do ancient Indian sacred texts and terrified Tibetan mystics have to do with Stealth technology, antigravity projects and a new Indian warfighting strategy—let alone the ongoing clashes between India and Pakistan in long-disputed Kashmir? Find out in John Kettler's revelatory new E-book. It may well redefine the way you look at reality.
Ritus Verum - The 144 Truths
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Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Ultimus Triritus Probatum Romanus trilogy of sacred writs, the only such documents in history to directly challenge the stranglehold of the Khazarian Maygar leaders of the Roman Cult on the land, bodies and souls of Planet Earth. Ritus Verum - The 144 Truths - is the final writ issued in honor of one who spoke out 500 years ago on a 31st October.
The Hidden Masters
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,620. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Who are the Hidden Masters? It's time to enter the world of secrets. It's time for the Illuminati, the secret society that has fought for millennia to liberate humanity from the slavery of the archons, the secret princes of the world. Read explosive inside information about the true Illuminati by a current member.
The Story of Stapolin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Stapolin is the name of a townland close to the village of Baldoyle in ther Barony of Coolock in County Dublin Ireland. It is one of the longest inhabited locations in the area and was probably the site of early Viking settlement. The townland was home to the famous Baldoyle Racecourse which closed down in 1972. This book tells of the occupancy of Stapolin from earliest known records.
The Graves of the Golden Bear: Ancient Fortresses and Monuments of the Ohio Valley
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,030. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the earliest maps of the Gulf of Mexico by the Spanish explorers to the beginning of the 20th century, claims were made that a Welsh prince named Madoc brought thousands of colonists to North America centuries before Columbus. Find out how a 18th Century map and an inscription on an ancient fortress wall will make you doubt what you learned in history class.
On the Trails of Tradition: Explorations of Jewish Life and Learning
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Academic rivalries, medical ethics, child brides, vegetarianism, aversion to pork, gift-giving—these and other familiar issues have a fascinating history among the diverse communities that have contributed to the Jewish tradition. Unfortunately this enthralling lore is often known only to scholarly specialists or readers of esoteric academic journals. Dr. Segal reveals them in pithy, fun essays.