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World War I: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,220. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Military & Wars
This book about World War I is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the events and battles of World War I. You will read about what caused the war, the countries involved, and how the war shaped the world. You will also discover what life was like in the trenches and about the world leaders of the time.
The Blood-Soaked Woman at the Top of the Stairs: The True Crime of Grace Lusk
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Summoned to the home of his mistress Grace Lusk by telephone, Waukesha veterinarian Dr. David Roberts found his wife, Mary, dying in the parlor, a bullet through her heart, and Grace bleeding from a self-inflicted wound, standing at the top of the stairs, where she held the police chief and a doctor at bay for over an hour before she shot herself again.
Department of Defense Strategy for Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) June 2014 - Pathways, Prevent Acquisition, Respond to Crises, Safeguard the Force and Manage Consequences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Potential adversaries of the United States continue to pursue weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to enhance their international influence and achieve greater strategic leverage against U.S. advantages.
The Middle Ages: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Medieval
This book about the Middle Ages 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 the Middle Ages learning about its culture, people, and nations. Take an adventure through the Middle Ages and learn more about this fascinating period of history.
Aller Tage Morgen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,930. Language: German. Published: August 14, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Die römische Armee erobert Germanien. Armin und Finn, Söhne eines mächtigen Fürsten, werden als Geiseln nach Rom verschleppt. Als die Herrschaft Roms immer grausamer wird, muss Armin sich endgültig für eine Seite entscheiden. Aber er kann die Römer nur angreifen, wenn er Varus und seine eigenen Ideale verrät - und gegen seinen eigenen Bruder kämpft.
Notes for Presidents' Body Counts
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Notes for Presidents' Body Counts
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.
Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 2,840. 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."
Ancient Greece: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
This book about Ancient Greece 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 Greece learning about its culture, people, and famous cities. You will read about the democracy of Athens, the warriors of Sparta, and the rise of Alexander the Great.
Ancient Rome: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
This book about Ancient Rome 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 Rome learning about the culture, people, and rulers of this great empire. Take an adventure to Ancient Rome and learn more about this fascinating civilization by reading this book.
Ancient Egypt: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,360. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
This book on Ancient Egypt 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 Egypt learning about the culture, people, and rulers of the civilization.
Ancient China: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
This book on Ancient China 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 China learning about the culture, people, and dynasties of the civilization. Take an adventure to Ancient China and learn more about this fascinating civilization by reading this book.
The Ullswater Foxhounds 1914–1965 The Second 50 Years : “It was not a an ideal hunting morning”
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Series: History of the Ullswater Foxhounds, The Second 50 Years. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,320. Language: British English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Part Two of a planned trilogy mapping the history of the Cumbrian (UK) Ullswater Foxhounds using contemporary reports and featuring hunstmen George Salkeld, Joe Bowman, Braithwaite Wilson, Joe Wear and Anthony Barker. This is a collection of contemporary hunting reports and other 'doings', each one unique in its own way and a window through which can be viewed a world now long gone.
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.
My Lebanese Father and Mother's Immigration
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
In 1910, seventeen-year-old Elias immigrated to America to find a job and send aid to his Lebanese village. Elias left Tripoli, Syria (later named Lebanon) with nothing but the clothes on his back and a bandoleer containing a coat and blanket slung over his shoulder. In 1920, Elias sent for his sixteen-year-old cousin, Mary, and his twenty-year-old brother, George, to come to America.
The Battle of Lewes 1264
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A book about the bloody Battle of Lewes, fought in 1264 that was a key victory for the rebels under Simon de Montfort who sought to limit the powers of the king.
The Battle of Towton 1461
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,200. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A book about the largest battle ever fought on English soil - the Battle of Towton, one of the key turning points in the Wars of the Roses. .
The Battle of Bannockburn 1314
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
A book about the historic Battle of Bannockburn, the great triumph by Robert Bruce of Edward II of England that won independence for Scotland. The book is being released to mark the 700th anniversary of the battle and to coincide with the Scottish referendum on independence.
The Battle of Brighton 1377
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,180. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1377 a powerful French fleet landed an army on the beach at Brighton - then a small fishing village known as Brighthelmstone. The village went up in flames and the French stormed inland to loot, plunder, murder and rape. The local militia mustered at Lewes under local knights and set out to attack the French and exact revenge. The climatic battle was fought just to the east of the modern town.
The Successful Treasure Hunter’s Essential Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 32,530. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
With over 40 years experience in the hobby of metal detecting or treasure hunting, David Villanueva tackles the major problems metal detectorists face. Obtaining search permission; research and finding sites; laws and code of practice; choosing a metal detector and overcoming detector limitations; identifying and preserving finds, coping with buried trash and techniques for locating finds.