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The Great Gale of 1871
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 22,020. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
On 10th February 1871 a storm of fatal severity swept into the calm coastal port of Bridlington Bay. With it rode dozens of helpless ships and it fell to local lifeboat crews to brave the raging sea in attempts to save the drowning crews. Many of those heroic souls never returned to shore. The Great Gale of 1871 tells the events of that fateful day
Older Lady's Day (Book 5 Regency Life Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A pictorial view of an older lady's day, both the working and social aspects, in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, quotes, and funny anecdotes, show how an older lady was kept busy running a household, hosting social events, and raising healthy and happy children. A light-hearted look at the often frivolous life of a lady during the longer Regency years.
Young Lady's Day (Book 4 Regency Life Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A young lady's often-frivolous life and fashions in the early 1800’s (Regency Era) are shown through pictures and information, as well as a glimpse into the more serious occupations a young lady may undertake. Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young lady fills her day, what she wears, where she is permitted to go, and how she spends her time.
Young Gentleman's Day (Book 2 Regency Life Series )
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A pictorial and humorous look at a young gentleman’s day in the early 1800’s (Regency Era). Historic images, information, and funny anecdotes show how a young man fills his day, where he goes, and who he spends time with. A light-hearted look at the longer Regency years are an easy to read overview of fashion, entertainment, and the places he visited.
The Family That Went To War
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Price: $4.98 USD. Words: 20,900. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1914 Australia joined England and declared war on Germany and it's allies. In the small New South Wales town of Cootamundra 6 young Australians, all from the same family, individually joined the fight. Only 3 returned. This is the saga of their conflict.
Billy the Kid in Santa Fe: Wild West History, Outlaw Legends, and the City at the End of the Santa Fe Trail. A Non-Fiction Trilogy. Book One: Young Billy
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Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Billy the Kid spent part of his youth in Santa Fe. What was it like in the 1870s? How did its frontier character and Hispanic culture shape the development of this future desperado? What other residents did Billy encounter who would figure significantly in later chapters of his brief life? How did Billy spend his time as a youngster there? Did he ice skate, play baseball, tell ghost stories?
Silent Heros of the Cold War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,670. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Only a fraction of the nearly 40 million people who visit this 24-hour city ever bother to look west and skyward toward Mount Charleston.The truth is that this very mountain is a silent memorial to fourteen men who died there in a plane crash on November 17, 1955; men who were part of the secret development of the U-2 spy plane, integral to America's success in the Cold War.
Tatarepo - Ryan Family History
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Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Thought I should jot down a few notes on the Ryan history during when the family farmed at Tatarepo, Bayswater, Southland. It is not trying to be Pulitzer Prize winner stuff and is in no particular chronological order. Obviously there is more information and photos from the later years but thankfully the earlier generations did retain some of the photos from that era.
Pueblos de la Antigüa Turquia
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,830. Language: Spanish. Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Nos encontramos con aquellos pueblos, civilizaciones, pequeños poblados que no han tenido renombre en la historia pero que han sido importantes en la conquista de grandes imperios, a través de la influencia o la conquista, estos pueblos pudieron ser manipulados por ser tierras de gran riquezas para aquellos grandes imperios codiciosos
Grandes Imperios del Medio Oriente
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: Spanish. Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Una región alimentada por culturas milenarias… Dominadas por facciones de orientación islámica… Su fe en el Corán, en su profeta Mahoma y… en su Dios Alá, dios musulmán descripto en el Corán. Un paso descriptivo por sus historias, sus culturas, sus costumbres y los conflictos que han empañado sus tierras de sangre…
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.
El libano - Historia de un pueblo con coraje
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
El libano esta marcada por el sufrimiento de miles de años, miles de libaneses debieron emigrar de las guerras a la espera de un mundo mejor en el futuro donde el conflicto se aplaque y puedan volver a sus hogares, su aflicción aún sigue en sus corazones..
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 American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 103,180. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
Seti's Secret - Book 6 of Meredith Pink's Adventures in Egypt
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Price: $4.63 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Merry and Adam have evidence linking the Dead Sea Scrolls - and the mysterious Copper Scroll in particular - to the Pharaoh Akhenaten. They also have a whole set of new questions about how the Exodus might link to the Amarna period. Join Meredith on her latest adventure along the Nile as she unlocks more secrets from Egypt's ancient past.
Seeking John Campbell: Finding Pioneers and Patriots in the Pampas
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Amateur genealogist John Daffurn discovers the remarkable family histories of three John Campbells, one of whom could be the father of the illegitimate Isabel whose name was randomly plucked from a UK government list of unclaimed estates. If Isabel's father can be identified will living heirs, who could claim her estate, emerge?
The Proposed Twin HeS 011 Tailless Delta “Focke-Wulf 3x1000B”
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
It was Hitler’s eagerly anticipated twin jet Heinkel-Hirth HeS 109-011 powered tailless medium range bomber project. Capable of carrying one 2,205 lb bomb 621 miles at 621 MPH.
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.
Woman Slugged; Left for Dead: The True Crime of Handsome Jack Koetters
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On November 14, 1912, house detectives at the Saratoga Hotel in Chicago discovered the body of a woman in room 409 on a blood-soaked mattress. The labels in her clothing led police to Cincinnati, where Mrs. Emma Kraft, a highly-respected widow who had recently taken up with a much younger man of dubious reputation, one "Handsome Jack" Koetters, and a nationwide manhunt was on.
Eu Me Lembro
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Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Essay » Author profile
Alguns episódios que marcaram a minha adolescência, em Pompéia, SP