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Midnight Train to Siberia
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Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
One freezing February night in 1940, Alicja Goral, her parents and siblings were dragged from their home and forced to board a cattle train to be transported over a thousand miles to the wastes of Siberia. They were just one of many thousands of Polish families sent to labour camps by Stalin and his NKVD after the Soviets seized their country at the outbreak of WWII. Alicja now 89 tells her story.
On The Block - Rocks, Rabbits and Reptiles
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Price: Free! Words: 48,180. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a history of post WW2 Soldier Settlement in the Western District of Victoria, Australia. It is told by the people who lived it.
The Perfect Tea Thief
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
In 1843, under the guise of a plant hunter for the British Horticultural Society, Robert Fortune's secret mission is to steal China's secrets of tea production, a brazen act of industrial espionage that will devastate China's 5,000-year-old civilization. He audaciously ventures into prohibited lands and pursues beautiful Jadelin from the House of Poe, unaware she is trained as a warrior.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
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Series: Genealogy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Attorno al tepore del cuore
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 13, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Questi brevi processi al contrabbando della seconda metà dell’Ottocento nel Canal di Brenta hanno ispirato delle storie minime ambientate in un'epoca ancora viva nella memoria. Storie fuggevoli ed essenziali incardinate su persone e dettagli ricchi di sensazioni visive, tattili, uditive, sonore.
How The World Leaders Get Overthrown (Arab Spring)?
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Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This writing has shown that the Dictators, Tyrans will not survive under the Modern Day Technologies and powerful Media: News, Television, Radio Broadcasting coupled with smarter and wiser population on the knowledge of Freedom and Democracy. The leaders that are lacking of True and Real Democracy ended up getting overthrown from the power by the PEOPLE and ultimately facing death.
Spy Incidents of the USA in the 1950s and 1960s
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,020. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1956 a secret tunnel under communist East Berlin was discovered, which the CIA had used to tap into telephone communications. This was the first major exposure of a "spy incident" involving US efforts to keep its eye on the rest of the world. This book describes the response of the press and public to spy incidents in this era, including the U-2 spy plane, and spy ships USS Liberty and Pueblo.
The Great Famine - Ireland 1847 to 1851
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Great Famine in Ireland is the most the most reviled, and yet the most formative event in modern Irish History. What was the Famine? What caused it? Why did so many die, or leave if they could? I look at these questions I give my take on all this, and then I look at those notorious evictions, and finally comment on the long term impact on Ireland, how it was changed, and changed forever.
Learning to Read Hieroglyphs and Ancient Egyptian Art - Volume 2
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Volume 2: Reading Hieroglyphs in Ancient Egyptian Art
Love and Sex in Ancient Egypt
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 11,610. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Sexuality in ancient Egypt was open, untainted by guilt. Sex was an important part of life, from birth to death and rebirth. Singles and married couples made love. The gods themselves were earthy enough to copulate. The Egyptians even believed in sex in the afterlife. Sex was not taboo.
Literature Help: A Long Way Gone
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Series: A Quick Guide, Book 104 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 289. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,700. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The author describes how he was brainwashed by the army and they taught him the use of guns and drugs.In one year with the army he experienced a lot of bloodshed and violence in which he also took part.
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,570. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
Cultivating National Will: An Introduction to National Will - The Decisive Role of U.S. Military Power, Somalia, Mogadishu, Vietnam War, Gulf War, Media Coverage, Polling and Public Opinion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,600. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper addresses the need to understand the nature of national will by first defining what is meant by national will. It then discusses how the nation articulates its collective will, emphasizing the nature of public opinion as an articulation of this collective will.
Descendants of Silas and Margaret Garvin Cooper
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This is a genealogy of the first five generations from Silas Cooper and his wife, Margaret Garvin, in Orangeburgh District, South Carolina.
Who Owns the Fish?
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This paper discusses the Treaty of Waitangi in the light of the Muriwhenua Fishing Report.
Historical Importance of Orion and Taurus to the Ancients
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,850. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
The start dates of our common male ancestor, the advent of civilization, the Egyptian king lists and the dates of creation myths from many cultures are similar. Is this just a coincidence? From the beginning man was enamoured with a certain region of the sky. Many clues point towards a star in that region. This book explores the path taken by the ancients and the evidence left of their origin.
Autómatas, del Gólem al Cyborg
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Desde la mas remota antigüedad los autómatas han formado parte de nuestra historia. Comenzando por las piezas móviles del antiguo egipto, pasando por los relojes y atomátismos de la edad media y finalizando en los cyborgs actuales. Además podemos encontrarlos en libros, películas, leyendas, mitos e incluso en algunas religiones. En definitiva el hombre siempre ha estado rodeado de ellos aunque no
Where Is Cambodia Democracy Today 2014?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The World kew that Cambodia began Democracy in 1993, but where is The Real Cambodia Today 2014?
From Picas to Bytes: Four Generations of Seacrest Newspaper Service to Nebraska
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,010. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
How one newspaper family made their city and their state a better place to live.
The Lynn's of Tennessee Ave
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,710. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The time had arrived to document the history of our family before the opportunity was lost, how did the Lynn’s and the Rose’s first arrive in New Zealand? How did they come to settle in the King Country, and why did they move to the city? The memoirs of my siblings as they were growing up, how each of their families developed, and the recollections of our children of their Parents and Grandparents