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The Stories behind London's Streets
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 99,060. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The streets of London flourish like possibly no other city on earth, with stories from its rich history, stories of death - fire - disease, of riots, and grisly murders. History isn’t just about digging up artefacts from the dim and distant past, history happens every day. It happened
The macahuitl and the sword
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,680. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This historical novel intertwines the conquest of Guatemala with the romance that blossomed between the princess Tecuelhuatzín and Pedro de Alvarado. In the midst of the bloody battles between K'iches and Spaniards, emerge the real heroes.
El macahuitl y la espada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Esta novela histórica entrelaza la conquista de Guatemala con el romance que floreció entre la princesa Tecuelhuatzín y Pedro de Alvarado. En medio de las cruentas batallas entre k'ichés y españoles, sobresalen los verdaderos héroes que combatieron enfrentándose a la implacable invasión.
Seventy North to Fifty South - The Story of Captain Cook's Last Voyage
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,920. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Seventy North to Fifty South is an annotation of the published journal written by Captain James Cook during his third voyage: the voyage with major geographic and political consequences. His journal reports were filled with navigational and geographical detail plus anthropological observations about the inhabitants.
The Tonga Book — February 1805 – June 1811
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,240. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The remarkable adventures of young William Mariner on a voyage around the world and his long sojourn in the islands of Tonga wherein he gives us a full account of the inhabitants of those islands and the conduct of their lives.
Sueños Que Sueñan
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Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2011 by Emooby. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Cinco historias qué cobran vida sobre la mirada del soñador, los sueños son más qué sueños en cada obra de ficción: la locura, él humor, y las desavenencias de cada personaje encerrados en su problemática: mujeres, sirvientes, locos y embrujos a la altura de un cuento de ficción, en cinco obras épicas de teatro mínimo qué harán qué los sueños crezcan y escojan su propio destino.
Celtic Influences in the North of Spain and the Roots of Heresy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by The Electronic Book Company. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
When the ancient tribe of the Iberi parted company at the mouth of the Danube,one group moved into Europe while the other went south to Egypt. Generations later they were to reunite in northern Spain. Celtic Influences in the North of Spain suggests that these were the forerunners of the Irish and Scottish Celts. How did their pagan legacy lead a Gnostic bishop, Priscillian of Avila, to his death?
Dornier's Do X 'Giant' flying-boat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Dornier Do X 'Giant' skimmed along the surface of Lake Constance during its first take-off this historical event occurred at 9.38 am on 12 July 1929. Now all twelve Bristol Jupiter engines were running as the 'boat crossed the lake and after only a 500m take-off run it was 5m above the water Not all subsequent flights were as successful and on one occasion the 'Giant' failed to take-off!?
Bài Sử Khác Cho Việt Nam
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,120. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 13, 2011 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
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Tạ Chí Đại Trường Bài Sử Khác Cho Việt Nam biên khảo lịch sử Bản cập nhật tháng Năm 2011 Copyright @2011 Tạ Chí Đại Trường Published by Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center Smashwords edition ISBN 978-1-4524-6600-2
The Achievements and the Days Book V. The improbable Rise of the Free Man
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,940. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Book V details the expansion of the Christian nations, their interaction with other religions and secular entities and ends with the potential role of the United States. It documents the failures of man to live up to the ideals that some have fervently set for the human race and leaves open the hope that further progress will lead us closer to the ideal of human behavior.
The History of Lufthansa post-WW II
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the end of WW I Lufthansa was without doubt the premier airline in Europe with its very successful Junkers J-13 transport. Whilst the airline did continue to fly throughout WW II the last flights made in early 1945 post-war with the Allies ban on all German aviation activities it was not until 1956 that regular Lufthansa services took to the air for it to become one of the world leaders again
Judgment: understanding for you.
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Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
When I came down and turned around the door way, the man who was in the middle was already reaching out to the main vestibule with another man, but I could barely catch up the last man a little behind. I prostrated before him in a sliding motion and asked him with no hesitation, “My lord! When will Jesus come back?”
The Dawn of the Airplane
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Continuing the story of the Origins of flying and the airplane this book carries on to look at the early pioneers of the heavier-than-air machine in America and Europe initially most of the pioneering flying centred at Paris. Eventually Britain got interested and in the short period from 1903 to 1911 their were literally thousand of intrepid aviators and in 1911/12 the military were interested.
Magellan, the journey beyond the end of the earth
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This is a true story, an adventure in the real sense of the word, it is not a fiction. This is the story of the first circumnavigation of the Globe, a three years long journey through the unknown. A brief essay that shows the outstanding facts without loosing the attractions. It is thought for a teenager reader and students.
Trans-Atlantic US and Latin American Airways
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Continuing the review of the origins of the World's Airways this book deals specifically with the first trans-Atlantic flights inter-continental American Airlines and Airways and the developments in Latin America the internal growth and Pan-Am trans-ocean flying-boat services the famous Sikorsky China clippers; come fly with the pioneering aviators that established the airways of today.
Imperial Airways European and Empire Services
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This second book on the origins of commercial civil flying traces the development of Imperial Airways that established services initially to Europe with their fleet of land-planes then across the world to Africa the Far East and Australia with thier famous flying-boat services. Join the flight at Southampton to experience a long-range flight of yesterday to see how it compares to those of today!
The Origins of Commercial Flying
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
In contrast to previous aviationfactfile Smashwords Editions that deal mainly with historical events associated with military aviation and airplanes this is the first in a series examining the evolution of civil aviation and commercial flying early civil passenger transports including the flying-boats and float-planes in particular Imperial Airways and its services, selection and staff training.
Virginal Huntress-Warrior: Her Undying Ice Age Cult
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Fierce, beautiful, and untouchable, she still today brings with her a breath of Ice Age mystery. With minor variations, she is Athena, Joan of Arc, Marianne of the Barricades, and Rosie the Riveter. We tie together evidence from the Ice Ages through ancient Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages, right up to modern times, showing that her cult has been around as long as mankind, and endures today.
The God Page
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
From the archaic period through the end of her Western empire, Rome was a continuum of three great modalities uniting all faiths. This personal essay looks impartially at the three modalities, and offers a final, surprising modality for modern times. Takes no sectarian sides--readers of all persuasions are welcome. Only the intolerant will be offended. Seekers will have a feast.
Sator Enigma: Ancient Roman Mystery Solved
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
For centuries, scholars have been baffled by a mysterious inscription found in ruins across the Roman Empire: at a military headquarters in Syria, a sport complex in Pompeii, two British colonial towns… it must have been a saying or a spell of extraordinary importance in the Roman world. At last, the mystery is solved--and the solution is more meaningful (even today) than anyone imagined.