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The Day the Whistles Cried: The Great Cornfield Meet at Dutchman's Curve
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,140. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
Two steam locomotives collide head-on in a cornfield at the edge of Nashville on July 9, 1918, taking the lives of more than a hundred people and injuring at least 300 others. This tragic tale, set against a backdrop of wartime urgency and human error, unfolds in the midst of the racial and societal divisions of the early twentieth century: a riveting story of decided historical impact.
Haunted Copper Country: The History & Ghost Stories of Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
From ghosts of the copper mining industry to kissing specters, Haunted Copper Country whisks you away on a whirlwind tour of Michigan Keweenaw Peninsula. A brief history of each location provides insight into the origins of the haunted tales, many never before published and culled from the author's interviews with witnesses and ghost hunters. Explore the spooky side of the Keweenaw—if you dare.
Lowcountry Confederates: Rebels, Yankees, and South Carolina Rice Plantations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
TWO CIVIL WAR TALES. 1 ~ A Torpedo, an Admiral, and the USS Harvest Moon ~ An engineer from Brookgreen Garden's historic rice plantation near Myrtle Beach strikes a final blow for the Confederacy in one last naval operation; and 2 ~ A Sad Tale from a Tragic War ~ Memories of a special Lowcountry rice plantation feast sustain ragged Confederate soldiers through cold, heat, dust, mud, and despair.
The Real Military Volume One of Two
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 290,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
I am a veteran with an epic, heroic, fantastic, jaw-dropping story to tell. As a CSM with a top-secret security clearance, I have access to all major command Blotter-Reports, the Early Bird News, the Library of Congress & military museums. This is a compilation of the most interesting stories I could find. Most of this information has never been released to the public.
Story of Prophet David AS & Prophet Solomon AS In Islam
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Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
This book is about story of Prophet David AS (Sulaiman AS) & Prophet Solomon AS (Sulaiman AS) In Islam faith. Based From Al-Hadist & the Holy Quran. Solomon remains one of the most commemorated and popular holy figures in Islam. Muslim tradition further maintains that, along with prophet David AS (Dāwūd AS) and Dhul-Qarnayn AS, prophet Solomon AS was one of three great monarchs of all time.
Story Of Rabia Al-Basri Muslim Women Sufi Saint
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Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This book is about story of Rabia Al-Basri one of the greatest muslim women sufi saint from basra. Rābiʻa al-ʻAdawiyya al-Qaysiyya (Arabic: رابعة العدوية القيسية‎) or simply Rābiʿah al-Baṣrī (Arabic: رابعة البصري‎) (717–801 C.E.) was a female Muslim saint and Sufi mystic.She was the one who first set forth the doctrine of Divine Love.
Architecture of Ancient Mesopotamia - Chapter 2 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
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Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles, 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by Progress Builders. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularize of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
The Dead Media Handbook
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Price: Free! Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
From Pigeon Post to Magic Lanterns to the Talking View-Master, this book is a compendium of dead and forgotten media formats.
American History A Day at A Time - January
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Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,370. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make the vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
The Holy Scripture New Testament Book Three: Letters To The Churches
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Series: The Holy Scripture New Testament Books. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
WORLD DOMAIN is very pleased to present this most excellent Book Three: Letters To The Churches. This book starts with 1 Corinthians and finish through 2nd Peter, in a much needed easy to read format with a help-finding index at the end. And beautiful poetry too, added to give you uplifting moments as you read God's beautiful Book on Life Itself...
War and Peace A Collection of “Quotations”
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
War is an organized and often prolonged conflict that is carried out by states or non-state actors. It is generally characterized by extreme violence, social disruption and an attempt at economic destruction. Peace is an occurrence of harmony characterized by lack of violence, conflict behaviors and the freedom from fear of violence. Commonly understood as the
The Chihuahua: It's Heroes and Heroines
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Series: Dog History Shorts. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014 by Puppy Care Education. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
A short, well-written, detailed and referenced history, covering the years from around 1880 to the mid 1950s, of those who helped to make the Chihuahua one of today’s most popular breeds. It provides an excellent introduction to the modern history of this “ancient” breed that has its origins in Mexico. Author, Amy Fernandez, is a multi award winning dog writer, author, and journalist.
The Buffalo and Crocodile Hunters of the Northern Territory
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,340. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The hunters of feral buffalo and wild crocodiles of the Northern Territory of Australia lived a life full of danger. They and their horses galloped over uneven ground at top speed until they were alongside the beast with huge and deadly horns. Deaths to both man and horse were not unknown. This was their 'dry' season occupation. In the 'wet', the men set their sights on the cunning crocodile.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
New York, NY October 29, 1943 A Royal Canadian Air Force Cadet Is Charged With First-Degree Murder...
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
Forgotten Stories From Spain: 1984 and the Spanish Civil War
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Series: Forgotten Stories From Spain. Price: $3.15 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In 1937, George Orwell spent six months in Spain witnessing the rise and fall of the popular revolution on the streets of Barcelona. Alone amongst his contemporaries, Orwell understood what the success or failure of that Spanish Revolution would mean for the rest of the world. If you are new to Orwell or the Spanish Civil War, this introductory book will explain all you need to know.
Abbey Girls
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 43,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Two sisters give an hilarious and poignant account of boarding school life in Ireland in the 1960s.
Poland's Daughter: How I Met Basia, Hitchhiked to Italy, and Learned About Love, War, and Exile
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,740. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A double memoir of the Second World War and its aftermath. Basia is a colonel's daughter in eastern Poland, only to have her father murdered and herself sent into Russian captivity; Dan grows up in an America wracked by the Great Depression. They meet at a British university in 1955, and each learns a great deal about the other, in Manchester, Paris, and Lerici.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
The Mighty Mughal Emperors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.