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American Presidents History Poem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Each verse gives the memorable and shocking events surrounding each presidency, with a chorus to familiarise you with the names so far. The pattern repeats until all the presidents since the Constitution have been detailed, with a rhyming chorus featuring the names of all 44 presidents, in the order in which they've served. Learn the chorus to change your USA history knowledge from zero to hero!
Bizarre Takings Cases in the United States and Australia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Real estate and property law
A dispute about who owns garbage? A court case over who gets to operate San Quentin Prison? A fight regarding use of a church pew? Bizarre as these examples sound, each was a real court case in either the United States or Australia, in which the government took private property. In clear, simple language this volume presents some of the quirkier "takings" cases in legal history.
The Day The World Stood Still
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014 by The Florida Hooiser. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
We all have our story, where were you? Did some unforeseen event delay you long enough so you weren't there?
أبو هريرة و كعب الأحبار
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Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: Arabic. Published: August 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
اتهم ابو هريرة قِبل عمر (ض) بالسرقة، ووصفه بأنه عدواً لله والإسلام، عدواً لله وكتابه، وضربه بالدُرة وأدماه وهدده بالطرد .
Essence Of Political Ideologies And Their Role In The Historical Process. (Political History Of Russia.)
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Price: Free! Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014 by Human Population Academy & HPA Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
A myth turned out to have truly amazing survivability. From the time of rejection of myth to modernity, mythical symbol served as inspiration to many writers, poets, musicians, and artists. Many would likely have acceded to the opinion of Richard Wagner, who said that through myth a nation becomes a creator of art, and that a myth is poetry of deep life views, which have a universal character.
BANABA - Land of hidden wealth
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Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The chance discovery in 1900 of an enormous quantity of phosphate mineral fertilizer ("guano") lying beneath the tiny Pacific Island of Banaba, was welcomed by the farming community worldwide. It was quickly declared a British possession-the Banaban native chiefs called together to 'lease' their land rights to the company to mine. Banaba was soon to take on the appearance of a rocky moonscape..
Heliopolis 1
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Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Heliopolis, Egypt. Known in ancient times as 'Annu', and known in the Bible as 'On'. Heliopolis may be largely off the radar for many, but it provides the key to understanding far more of who we are, and where we come from, than many imagine. But before we can look at Heliopolis, we need to challenge the way we currently understand human prehistory.
Collection of fairy tales VIETNAM
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Vietnamese children and adults are very familiar with Vietnamese folktales and fairy tales. Themes from Collection of fairy tales VIETNAM show up in Vietnamese literature, Vietnamese dances, Vietnamese paintings and other cultural media - both ancient and modern. These reviews highlight books of Collection of fairy tales VIETNAM for children and also for adults.
Código Tributário Nacional
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Price: Free! Words: 15,750. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
It is a book about trinutes and fees in the Brazil
Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
The true story of "Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree" of Stratford-upon-Avon is not generally known. Keir Cutler, who possesses a PhD in theater, tells the fascinating historical account of how the mulberry tree in back of Shakespeare's former home became “one of the most valuable assets of the town,” and why its cutting down was viewed as a "sacrilege."
Falling Into The Material
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Price: Free! Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
This FREE journal brings together some of the best minds of all times for us to see. What we need are thought conference on a regular basis. This is exactly what I offer to you.
Old-time Sealers in New Zealand
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Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(3.00 from 1 review)
A descriptive account and adventure of sealers hunting on the New Zealand coast in early times when fur seals were abundant. The slaughter of thousands of seals for commercial purposes ceased when it was found they were close to extinction. Conservation has seen a revival of the species.on the south island of NZ.
The Osama Principle
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Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The Osama Principle is a political book, which highlights the origin of terrorism and how it has evolved to its current status as the biggest threat to mankind. the big question is: what is the Osama Principle?
'Correcting History' Who Invented The Modern Hang Glider
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Price: Free! Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The invention of the Modern Hang Glider seems to have been shrouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. It is only now with the luxury of hindsight, very fast computers, IT media and our constant quest for more and more information, that the story has been slowly unravelled. I'm not sure if it would have been possible fifteen or twenty years ago, as earlier hang gliding historians
Chronology of Important Events in South Sudan Nation 1822 - 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2014 by Discipleship Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book is a public domain item. You are welcome to read it for personal references about South Sudan. You may be a South Sudanese or not, but you must not publish this book for commercial purposes. Read it for yourself and stay blessed.
Brown Water Red Blood - A Sailor's Memories of his Tour of Duty with TF-117 in the Mekong Delta, Republic of Vietnam
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Price: Free! Words: 9,650. Language: American English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Three short stories telling of the author's experiences as a member of the Brown Water Navy, Mobile Riverine Force 117, in the Mekong Delta Region of the Republic of Vietnam in 1968. 1. "Will I Finally Find Some Peace?" - Reflects upon the author's tour of duty 2. "Brothers in Blood" - A firefight with the Viet Cong 3. "No Two Minute Warning" - The sinking of a support ship by a Viet Cong
Whaling in early New Zealand
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Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A short account of the Whaling days in New Zealand. The oil from the blubber of the Whales was a valuable commodity in those days ,where it was used to light oil lamps as well as to lubricate delicate machinery and watches. The introduction of the motor car oil and petrol, gas lamps and electricity caused a gradual decline in its use. New Zealand ceased commercial whaling in 1964..
UTU
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Price: Free! Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Two hundred and fifty years ago New Zealand and its Maori inhabitants were almost unknown to the European.community. This is a true story of a tragic event that occurred in 1809 when the ship "Boyd' was looted and burned and the carnage which followed..
Cydwybod mewn Carchar
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Price: Free! Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is a Welsh language essay on the only minister of religion in Wales to be imprisoned during the Great War as a conscientious objector. Hanes achos y gwrthwynebydd cydwybodol, y Parchedig Benjamin Meyrick, yn ystod y Rhyfel Mawr. Os nad ydach chi'n gyfarwydd iawn efo lawrlwytho e-lyfrau yna'r peth gorau ichi ydi dewis 'PDF' isod.
A Preface to History: Analysis and Criticism
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Series: Continuing Education, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Carl Gustavson's classic "A Preface to History" provides a fruitful source through which to examine a normative approach to history, debate the nature of objectivity in historical discussion, investigate historical-mindedness as a practical tool and analyze the basic forces that drive history. This paper presents shortcomings in Gustavson's approach to history.