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The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush
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Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a memoir of the Petersens, one of the first families to settle at Croydon Bush, a farming district near Gore in Southland. Full of tales of Sydney convicts, Māori princesses and Norwegian whalers who jumped ship, their story is typical of the many thousands of settlers who came to New Zealand. It tells how ordinary people built a new community – and a new nation.
The Fabulous Films of the 30s
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Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.
A Small Qango — Reminiscences of the Home Budgeting Advisory Committee of the Minister of Social Welfare 1978 - 1988
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Price: Free! Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The Home Budgeting Advisory Committee exercised initiatives that were unprecedented for “Quasi Autonomous Government Organisations”. In ten years of committee meetings and gatherings it prompted a shift in the attitude of government to the expenses of volunteer organisations. Its legacy is seen in $407m of household debt now being managed by family budgeting groups.
Earth Epochs
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Price: Free! Words: 77,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Earth Epochs looks at major cataclysms across the Holocene, the Earth's Axis Tilt event of 3,448 YBP and its world wide cataclysm. And the Last Great Cataclysm, 7000 Years ago and its catastrophic effects. It also reviews in detail the Younger-Dryas event of 12,900 YBP. In addition, it also makes the case for Giant Humans in the Historical Record as well Dinosaurs in the Historic Record
WORD OF GOD IS, MOSHIACH BEN YOSEF, MOSHIACH BEN DAVID!!!
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Price: Free! Words: 25,060. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
To all Jews scattered all over the earth and to those of Israel, I hope this book will be useful about the fact to understand who is MOSHIACH, as to bring an understanding about the salvation on which YAHWEH-ELOHIM it brings through the MOSHIACH.
Chuyện trời ơi ! Facebook.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách chọn lọc hơn 100 câu chuyện đã được đăng trên Facebook(trích từ những sách của Đông A Sáng); mục đích mua vui, thư giãn, được nhiều bạn bè hoan nghênh. Mỗi chuyện đều có ý vị riêng nhưng chung nhất là dí dỏm, ưu nhã phóng túng và lãng mạn.
The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Azeem Khan. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Assembled with skill and sensitivity by social activist Homer A. Jack, this selection of brief and incisive quotations range from religion and theology, personal and social ethics, service, and international and political affairs, to the family, education, culture, Indian problems, and Gandhi's most original concept, satyagraha — group nonviolent direct action.
They Stole our World: How Native Americans were Treated from Early Colonial Times Onward
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
From the earliest moments of contact until after World War I, find out what debates raged on behalf of and against Native Americans, how their culture was stripped from them, citizenship denied them, and the schemes against them, to not only steal their land but to make them white. Their contributions to society have been immeasurable, but their rewards have been few and almost unseen.
The Prince Illustrated
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Price: Free! Words: 32,460. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A brief, happy history of selling change to the public. The classic text accompanied by 49 illustrations.
Ghosts of Gettysburg IV: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
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Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by Second Chance Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Gettysburg has earned the reputation as the most haunted place in America! The fourth 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.
A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War II - The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II - Europe, Pacific, Germany, Japan, Allied Operations, Battle of the Bulge, North Africa, Aftermath
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an important Army history of World War II.
"Farewell the Tranquil Mind": Security and Stability in the Post-Vietnam Era - American Foreign Policy Shortly After Vietnam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Vietnam War has now passed into history. Though the outcome of that war was anything but satisfactory to many Americans, it is probably safe to say that the war's end brought a qualified sense of relief to the broad generality of America's citizenry.
Chinese Education in Singapore: An Untold Story of Conflict and Change
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,570. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
(3.00 from 1 review)
This uncensored, unofficial, and unauthorized history of Singapore is a colorful story of secret societies and their wars, of Sinitic languages and dialects, of suppressions by a colonial government. Not crammed with facts and dates, the story is filled with the experiences of Chinese migrants and their decendents, an impression of their achievements, and a witness to their weakness of character.
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.
Grammaire de la carte
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Price: Free! Words: 26,390. Language: French. Published: February 3, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Ce livre présente les principaux éléments de la carte en vue de favoriser l’observation, l’étude ou l’analyse d’anciennes cartes géographiques: définition, support, contour, cartouche, orientation, grille, projection, échelle, toponymie, topographie, légende, illustration, commentaire, carton, thème. Compléments: cinq synthèses, liste des cartes, bibliographie, notice sur l’auteur.
The Land Of The Rulers
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Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Essay » Sociology
Feudal land, war and village life in the Rajasthan desert. A Rathore clan ruled Chelana for a few centuries up to the end of feudal rule in 1952. How it fought at the battle fields and how it lived at home. How different village groups interacted. Their relation to land and each others before and after the feudal land system was abolished. Changes in land tax. The fate of the village lord family.
То был мой театр
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Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Megaliths of Jewish Lost Tribes
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Price: Free! Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
There are two unresolved mysteries in history. One is the disappearance of the ten Israelite tribes that the Assyrians had enslaved and transported to their lands and put them to slave for the empire. They eventually disappeared from history, and the Bible refers to them as the ‘Lost People’. This is an effort to discover their survivors.
The Open Door: A History of Tacoma Community College
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Price: Free! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A narrative history of Tacoma Community College, as told by the students, faculty, staff and community leaders who helped to build, develop and defend the institution's open door to educational opportunity.
'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum
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Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Royal Marine museum is within the Landguard Fort complex situated at the southern end of Felixstowe (Suffolk). It is the last place a foreign invading force landed and were defeated on the British main land. It was also the very first battle that the Royal Marines fought on land, having been formed only three years earlier during 1664.