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Women in the Book Trade: Three Women Publishers of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
This book profiles three women publishers at three women's presses: Emily Faithfull at the Victoria Press in the nineteenth century, and Lilian Mohin at Onlywomen Press and Sue Butterworth at Silver Moon Books in the twentieth century. For the reader interested in printing by women as well as publishing by women this book provides an account of those experiences also.
The Hollands - Book Two Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton
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Price: Free! Words: 5,450. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The second in a series of short books which records the Holland family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
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
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.
The Hamlet of Howth Junction
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Price: Free! Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The tiny hamlet of Howth Junction grew from the passing of the railway through this area of North Dublin in Ireland. The early inhabitants worked either on the land or on the railway. The late twentieth century saw the hamlet swallowed into the greater Dublin area thereby losing its identity as a small rural community. This book sets out to record the arrival of the railway here and the people
The Lathom Remount Depot of World War One
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Price: Free! Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A moving and sensitive account, using contemporary material of that time, of the selection and training of horses and mules at the Lathom Remount Depot (UK). Before crossing the English Channel to engage in battle some of them had already traversed the Atlantic by boat having been through the selection process in North America.
Volcano Meme 1
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Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
An Apocalyptic meme runs like a thread through the Bible. To what extent is this meme related to a natural disaster that occurred in the Mediteranean in the 17th Century BC?
Heliopolis 2
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Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Heliopolis, and its ancient Priesthood are far more important in the history and development of the West than is currently acknowledged. In 'Heliopolis 1' we intimated that as far as the Judeo-Christian heritage is concerned, there is much to be learned by following the Heliopolis trail. 'Heliopolis 2' starts to follow some of the leads.
The Armoured Train Incident
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
On 15 November 1899, near the start of the Anglo-Boer War, an armoured train with a young Winston Churchill aboard ground its way through the misty hinterland of Natal, South Africa. The Boers, fearsome, brave Afrikaner farmers known for their marksmanship, had proved to be a formidable force. As the train steamed along, the soldiers were aware the elusive foe could strike at any time.
A construção do mito Mário Palmério
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Price: Free! Words: 85,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
O livro “A construção do mito Mário Palmério” (Ed. Unesp, 2012) conta a história da ascensão profissional, social e política do escritor mineiro Mário Palmério na década de 1940. Empreendedor em uma cidade interiorana e tradicionalista, o jovem professor aprendeu a utilizar os mais diversos símbolos para encenar um papel social relevante e se tornar um dos personagens mais prestigiados da região.
Indian Endemic: The Intentional Decimation of Native Peoples
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
For centuries, descendants of Europeans enacted purposed plans for ridding themselves of what they saw as problems created by Native Americans. Some of these plans were intended to wipe out Native Americans entirely while some others were meant to curtail efforts of Native Americans, push them away, keep them in controlled environments, completely subjugated, forcing them to cede their lands.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
James Madison American Prophet
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Price: Free! Words: 38,740. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Rather amazingly, James Madison foresaw many of the problems we face in America today. He foresaw our modern obsession with individual rights, the dangers of judicial activism, the problems of a war presidency, and the economic difficulties that can bring a nation to ruin. Most importantly, as America's preeminent political visionary, he also saw how these problems can be solved.
Шежире Казахов Уйсуней Старшего Жуза Рода Жалайыр. Жалайырлар
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Price: Free! Words: 30,740. Language: Russian. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
В данной книге представлена неполная родословная или генеологическое древо потомков одного из самых древних казахских родов - рода Жалайыр, Данный род относится к Уйсуням Старшего Жуза казахов. Как и все Уйсуни они являются потомками знаменитого древнего Уйсуна основателя тюркского государства Уйсуней и Канглы на территории Казахстана, в дальнейшем знатью при правлении Чингизхана.
Assassination of John F Kennedy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook explains to readers the mystery of the JFK assassination in Nov 1963 – why it happens, and the exact date and time of its occurrence. The immediate reactions of investors are to sell down stocks. But stocks rally the next trading day. Why? The market movements can be foreseen by applying our prediction methodology.
The Story of Imam Hussein Zainab's Role
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This is ilustared history based on real events painted by many artist of different times. Imam Hussein was the son of Ali ibn Abi Ṭalib (fourth Rashidun Caliph of Sunni Islam, and first Imam of Shia Islam) and Fatimah Zahra (daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad) and the younger brother of Hasan ibn Ali. He is an important figure in Islam, as he is a member of the Ahl al-Bayt.
The War Against Polio
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,280. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The War Against Polio describes the author's father's experience with polio. It also tells true stories of other polio survivors and is a concise but comprehensive history of polio in 20th century America. It covers F.D.R., polio treatments, the March of Dimes, the Salk vaccine, post-polio syndrome and the possibility of spiritual growth with severe paralysis.
Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 1 “Ireland’s Ancient Gods”, now take a walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures of Queen Maeve, Queen Macha, King Brian Ború, Fionn mac Cumhaill, Grace O’Malley and Cú Chulainn. These figures are forever immortalised in Irish History and countryside through place names and ancient monuments.
Ghosts of Gettysburg III: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
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Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,230. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014 by Second Chance Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Gettysburg has earned the reputation as the most haunted place in America! The third book in Mark Nesbitt's popular "Ghosts of Gettysburg" book series includes more ghostly encounters on the battlefield, Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town. Some venues are new, others continue to provide unsuspecting visitors with unexpected, sometimes bizarre, glimpses into another world.
Ireland's Ancient Gods
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past. The land’s unknown inhabitants provide a rich myth of gods and legends, while its ancient druid practices are buried deep within its soul, a hidden energy of an unknown time long gone.
Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare
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Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a short account of five families that lived in and around the Newmarket-on-Fergus district in County Clare from the 1880s to the 1930s. While researching family history in Ireland presents some challenges, it is not as difficult as is often made out. This work provides a practical guide to the available sources and example of how to present the results of your research.