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El Guerrero Solar - El Porvenir
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Series: Trilogía: El Guerrero Solar. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 188,850. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
En la tiranía invisible causado por el Tecno-Sistema durante el siglo 21, este tercer ensayo de “El Guerrero Solar” describe las leyes autónomas de tal entidad, resaltando su insostenibilidad. De modo revolucionario emerge el potencial evolucionario de recuperar una nueva concepción del hombre ligado harmónicamente al cosmos. El potencial de encarnar de nuevo al Guerrero Solar
El Guerrero Solar - El Eclipse
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Series: Trilogía: El Guerrero Solar. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 123,040. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Una descripción profunda acerca de las consecuencias que entrañaron para la humanidad la desaparición progresiva del ideal del Guerrero Solar, causando un contraataque de fuerzas históricas/ideológicas y la progresiva constitución del Tecno-Sistema; un exoesqueleto de naturaleza funcional/cibernético que provee de ventajas materiales a la humanidad a costa de su esclavitud feliz.
El Guerrero Solar - Origenes Asscenso y Decadencia
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Series: Trilogía: El Guerrero Solar. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 130,950. Language: Spanish. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Un vuelo de águila a los orígenes legendarios del Guerrero Solar, el más valioso y excelente héroe que ilumina el corazón del mito y la saga. En este primer ensayo de la trilogía de “El Guerrero Solar se describe el declive histórico de tal figura en Occidente mediante eventos clave ocurridos en la Edad Media, impulsando el progresivo dominio del SuperDragón, camuflado en diversas máscaras.
The Solar Warrior - A New Hope
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Series: The Solar Warrior Trilogy. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 191,710. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Within the invisible tyranny caused by the Techno-System during the 21st century, this third essay of “The Solar Warrior” describes the autonomous laws of such entity, emphasising its unsustainability. In a revolutionary way emerges the evolutionary potential of recovering a new conception of men harmonically linked to the cosmos. The potential of incarnating, once again, the Solar Warrior.
The Solar Warrior - The Eclipse
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Series: The Solar Warrior Trilogy. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 126,620. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
A deep description of the consequences that entailed for humanity the progressive disappearance of the Solar Warrior ideal, and the counterattack of dark forces, causing the progressive constitution of the Techno-System; an exoskeleton of a cybernetic nature that provides humanity with material advantages at the expense of its enslavement.
The Solar Warrior - Origins, Rise & Decline
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Series: The Solar Warrior Trilogy. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 139,660. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
An eagle´s journey into the origins of the Solar Warrior, the most valorous expression of human heroism that illuminates the heart of myth and saga. In this first essay of The Solar Warrior trilogy is described the historical decline of this figure in the West through key events occurred in the Middle-Ages, fostering the progressive domain of the SuperDragon, camouflaged in its diverse masks.
My Auntie Zoya
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 146,410. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2014 by Tanya Goodwin. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
A novel based on the life of my Aunt Zoya, stage name, Zoya Valevska, a Russian and European star of ballet, theater, film, and opera.
The Chihuahua: It's Heroes and Heroines
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Series: Dog History Shorts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014 by Puppy Care Education. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
A short, well-written, detailed and referenced history, covering the years from around 1880 to the mid 1950s, of those who helped to make the Chihuahua one of today’s most popular breeds. It provides an excellent introduction to the modern history of this “ancient” breed that has its origins in Mexico. Author, Amy Fernandez, is a multi award winning dog writer, author, and journalist.
The Buffalo and Crocodile Hunters of the Northern Territory
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,380. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The hunters of feral buffalo and wild crocodiles of the Northern Territory of Australia lived a life full of danger. They and their horses galloped over uneven ground at top speed until they were alongside the beast with huge and deadly horns. Deaths to both man and horse were not unknown. This was their 'dry' season occupation. In the 'wet', the men set their sights on the cunning crocodile.
Traveling the U.S.: East Coast History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Over 125 photos with basic history. Featured locations include: the Capitol, the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial, the White House, Arlington National Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Monticello, Jamestown (with excavation photos), Gettysburg, Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell, the Empire State Building, the Statue of Liberty, the 9/11 Memorial, and more.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,650. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and many other locations throughout this
New York, NY October 29, 1943 A Royal Canadian Air Force Cadet Is Charged With First-Degree Murder...
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
Forgotten Stories From Spain: 1984 and the Spanish Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In 1937, George Orwell spent six months in Spain witnessing the rise and fall of the popular revolution on the streets of Barcelona. Alone amongst his contemporaries, Orwell understood what the success or failure of that Spanish Revolution would mean for the rest of the world. If you are new to Orwell or the Spanish Civil War, this introductory book will explain all you need to know.
Abbey Girls
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 43,900. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Two sisters give an hilarious and poignant account of boarding school life in Ireland in the 1960s.
Poland's Daughter: How I Met Basia, Hitchhiked to Italy, and Learned About Love, War, and Exile
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A double memoir of the Second World War and its aftermath. Basia is a colonel's daughter in eastern Poland, only to have her father murdered and herself sent into Russian captivity; Dan grows up in an America wracked by the Great Depression. They meet at a British university in 1955, and each learns a great deal about the other, in Manchester, Paris, and Lerici.
The Persian Nightingale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Madelina Forbes Mitchell’s memoir is an interesting read that gives an insight into her extraordinary life and the trials endured upon moving to Australia with her husband Fredrick Mitchell in 1838. The reader is given a snapshot of time through the eyes of someone who was a little bit further up the aristocratic ladder than most.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 72,480. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
The Mighty Mughal Emperors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.
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.
Sydney Under Siege: As It Happened 15 December 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
I work in the building next to the Lindt Café. Shortly after news of the Siege broke, I found myself locked out. Gradually, I realised my usual day had been pulled out from under me. For the first time, I had become a witness to history. This is my account of the day terrorism returned to Sydney. It is based partly on contemporaneous notes I scribbled on the day.