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Seven Centuries of Diepenbrocks
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The author documents the fascinating personal history of the Diepenbrock clan from the 1300s to present day and chronicles its involvement in European and American history.
French Holidays & Traditions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this book you will learn the secret history behind many French traditions. One or two short stories, related to a French holiday or tradition, are presented in each of the twelve chapters (one for each month), and followed by a list of holidays. Written in an entertaining style, but packed with information, this is a handy reference for a monthly dose of French culture.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized
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Series: Boiled Down, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
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.
Las Voces del Silencio (América PreColombina)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,100. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Ensayo literario & Art-eBook (54 cerámicas) imágenes para ampliar y apreciar las piezas de arcilla como tocándolas. Otra mirada hacia América a través de la historia escondida en el arte de la cerámica precolombina. La propuesta es mirar como en el Aleph de Borges, cuando mujeres y hombres recreaban diariamente la función utilitaria, simbólica y ritual de la arcilla.
From Freedom to Ferguson: The Private Sector Opportunity to Empower Black America
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 17,600. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Every protest in the American struggle to overcome inequities hearkens back to the Bill of Rights. Dr. King described the process engaged by the founding fathers as "schizophrenic," because their behavior bore no resemblance to the constitutional laws they established. America's private sector has played a pivotal role in the welfare of black people throughout history. What's happening today?
Des Pigments bleus oubliés en .pdf
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Price: $6.93 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: French. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
Ce livre sur les pigments médiévaux étudie le bleu de chaux, l'indigo et le bleu de bleuet. Les recettes de ces couleurs sont publiées et comparées. Les ingrédients, notamment la chaux, fait partie de cette étude.
Sutton Cill Fhionntain, PART 1
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A local history of the area of Sutton, County Dublin, Ireland. Read of coastguards, early twentieth century childhood, Martello Towers, railway, schools, churches, and houses large and small in this neighbourhood of Howth Peninsula.
Sutton Cill Fhionntain, PART 2
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A local history of the area of Sutton, County Dublin, Ireland. Read of coastguards, early twentieth century childhood, Martello Towers, railway, schools, churches, and houses large and small in this neighbourhood of Howth Peninsula.
Steam Age Machines
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery
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A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
From the Heart: Love Stories and Letters from the Civil War
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James has gathered some of the most poignant love letters from the Civil War and put them in this short e-book for all to see. Read the heartfelt words of some of the Civil War's most renowned warriors including JEB Stuart, Stonewall Jackson and George Pickett.
We Rise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
Ancient Mesopotamia: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
This book about Ancient Mesopotamia is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient Mesopotamia learning about its culture, people, and famous cities. You will read about the great kingdoms of Sumer, Babylonia, and Assyria. You will also discover what it was like to live in Ancient Mesopotamia.
Russian Test Pilot - Anatoli Kvochur A biography
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In Soviet Aviation under Joseph Stalin and post WW II the 'Cold War' and Glasnost the testing of Soviet military civil and experimental types have always been of great interest to me(see other Smashwords Editions on this subject. Many Soviet test pilots have received the highest honors for their work in this field of aviation. Anatoli Kvochur was a leading CIS test pilot this is his story...
A Hot Time in the Cold War, Moscow 1967-68
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
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The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
A Walking Tour of Richmond, Virginia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Richmond,Virginia is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Decoding the Vikings
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The Vikings sailed the most difficult coastlines, navigated in the worst weather conditions, and built the most magnificent ships, yet they were warriors. Enjoy the Vikings from a totally new perspective in this anthology of historical articles written by historians, anthropologists, archaeologists, and other experts. Edited by Valerie Williamson, PhD.