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Slavery
Price: Free! Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Slavery has a long and sordid history that will not be related in this short free book, but an overview will be given to provide a brief background for a look at the situation extant today. Does slavery still exist? Who are the slavers and who are the enslaved? How many slaves could there be? Maybe Twenty million or could it be more like several billions? Do you know any? Are you one of them?
John Laurie and the Rum Hospital
Price: Free! Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a short account of John Laurie, the clerk of works to the merchant-contractors who built Sydney’s 'Rum Hospital'. Transported for larceny, Laurie became a wealthy trader only to lose his fortune, become embroiled in a constitutional crisis, find himself transported to Moreton Bay and re-establish himself in New Zealand.
Islamic Terror Incidents in America Since September 11, 2001 - A Chronological Listing
Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
(2.00 from 1 review)
A FREE Chronological listing of all Islamic terror incidents in America since September 11, 2001. This is perhaps the most comprehensive list available. An excellent reference and a sure argument winner. Wake up, learn the facts and pull your head out of the sand. You will be shocked at how much you forgot or never knew.
Türkiye'nin Adaları
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 16,030. Language: Turkish. Published: July 14, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
Bu kitap Türkiye'deki adalar, adacıklar ve kayalıkları anlatmaktadır. Türk karasularında 500'den fazla ada, adacık ve kayalık bulunmaktadır.
Al-Hashishiya The World of the Assassins
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 132,340. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
Hassan as-Sabbah was born in 1044 in Qum, in Iran. Sent in a madrasa in Ravy, he followed studies to become Imam before be convinced by a Daï, a preacher, that the Ismaili heresy held the truth. From then on, he devoted his life to defend the Ismaili doctrine. After some years of wandering before discovering Alamut, “The Nest of the Eagle" in the mountains of Elbrus in North of the Persia.
Desert Storm: War, Time, and Substitution Revisited - Course of the Air Campaign, Strike Results, Key Production Targets, Deployed Missile Forces, Lines of Communications, Allied Air Management
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In Operation Desert Storm the coalition succeeded in rapidly crushing Iraq's military forces in Kuwait and southern Iraq, and airpower was a decisive factor in this success. The entire campaign lasted only 43 days and required only 100 hours of ground warfare to rout Iraqi forces completely.
Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd: Tywysoges a Rhyfelwraig Deheubarth/The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,740. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Celtic Languages, Nonfiction » History » European
Princess Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd’s fascinating and tragic true story comes to life in this special bi-lingual Welsh-English edition! Born in 1097 in Aberffraw Castle, Princess Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd ap Cynan’s courage against the Norman Conquest of Wales has inspired generations of Welsh for nearly one thousand years. Perfect for both Welsh and English learners.
Dallas Breaks Universal Law
Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
For almost a century the universal law has been upheld. Never challenged, the law was the standard followed by every unit until the eighth day of July in the year 2016, when the city of Dallas in the State of Texas, U.S.A. changed the order of the universe. There is no going back......
Day in Indiana History – August
Series: Indiana Bicentennial History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Learn about Indiana history a day at a time. Ideal for history lovers or home school history teachers, A Day in Indiana History – August teaches the historical facts about Indiana in an easy to understand format.
Janet’s World: The Inside Story of Washington Post Pulitzer Fabulist Janet Cooke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2016 by The Sager Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Janet Cooke caused one of the biggest scandals in the history of journalism when her Pulitzer Prize-winning article, about an eight-year-old heroin addict, turned out to be a fake, along with her doctored resume.
How Hitler Seized Power: Could It Happen In America?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2016 by Lobathian Publishers. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Never in the history of our inspired experiment in self-government has our nation been in greater danger. If we value our freedom and democracy, we must understand how the Germans lost theirs in 1933. Could it happen in the USA?
It Was Their War Too: Canadian Women in World War I
Price: Free! Words: 29,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The years of World War I, 1914-1918, were years of change for Canada. Canada made a place for itself in world affairs, and the country found its stride. Women in Canada too found their stride, making significant contributions to Canada’s war efforts, and becoming fully engaged in the social, economic, political and cultural life of the country.
The Fires of Creation
Price: Free! Words: 68,190. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
A detailed historical review of the relationship between Science and Religion and the impact of recent developments in scientific knowledge on Christian belief and practice. the need for a new understanding of Theology and Science.
Traveling North America: Boston, Halifax, and L'Anse aux Meadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour includes over 80 pictures of Boston, Halifax, and the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows. Featured locations include sites significant to the American Revolution and history in Boston, Citadel Hill and Fort George in Halifax, and the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows.
The Airpower Tenet of Centralized Control from Organizational and Battle Management Perspectives - World War II, Korean, Vietnam War, Goldwater-Nichols Act and the JFACC, Persian Gulf War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the airpower tenet of centralized control, which US Air Force doctrine has traditionally upheld as the foundation for organizing, planning, and executing joint air operations.
The Defeat of the 7th Cavalry: Impact on the Nation - Custer's Little Bighorn Loss in the 1876 Indian Campaign, Early Indian Policy, Post Civil War Focus, Effect of the Massacre on the Army, Politics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,860. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
On a Montana day in June, 1876, Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer lost his entire force while attacking a large Indian encampment. The worst military defeat for the United States Army in the Indian campaigns had occurred and would become a legend.
Terror Alert: 1970--The Strange Summer of Bomb Threats in Minnesota
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016 by Studio Z-7 Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
In the summer of 1970 there was a slew of bomb scares in Minnesota, including one that forced the evacuation of a Twins baseball game. Historian Jeff R. Lonto recounts that turbulent summer at the height of the Vietnam War, and shows what a completely different world it was 31 years before the 9/11 terror attacks.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - July Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,130. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America has one history lesson a day in the settlement of early America. This July edition covers the historical events of June. Early American history and its origins is a fascinating story. The pioneers carved a nation from the North American frontier.
Diary of a Fallen Angel
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
An angel fallen from Heaven escapes Hell to save humans from the Anti-Christ and the Apocalypse.
Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win | Summary & Key Takeaways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,840. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » History » American
What to learn what makes a great leader and how to become one? Get this summary if you want to learn the concise actionable information in Extreme Ownership in 20 minutes or less so you can apply them to your business immediately. Learn how to create explosive growth and profitability. Learn how to create effective and successful teams. Learn the mindset of great leaders and much more.