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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.
Obama and the New Left in Latin America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,120. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Obama and the New Left in Latin America is a political radiogram of the transformations that have taken place in Latin America over the past decade, with a particular focus on the region's fraught relations with the United States.
Lies with Long Legs
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 180,510. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In his painstakingly long academic journey through mountains of source material available in Europe, Prof Prodosh Aich establishes that the entire understanding of India developed by self-claimed scholars from West is erroneous, since the initial attempt to comprehend ancient India through the Vedas was itself faulty.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition
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Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
Demolition Man: Hitler, from Braunau to the Bunker
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 283,870. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Men in the 21st Century must now face the question: did Hitler's Nazi creed really die when he crunched his teeth down on his poison capsule in the damp underground pit where he took his own life? Or does the seething hatred he represented still breathe and fester today?
Byzantine New Testament
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 182,440. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014 by Logos Media. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
A reliable translation of the New Testament based on the Majority Text. Key features: (1) Fairly literal translation in informal, spoken English, designed to sound good and be accurate when read aloud, (2) Helpful translation notes covering multiple possible readings, original wording and significant variants, (3) A very intuitive and user-friendly navigation.
Winged Victory
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 178,100. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
‘The greatest novel of war in the air.’ - The Daily Mail France, 1914. The war is taking to the skies. Pilot Tom Cundall is ready to take on the enemy in his trusty Camel fighter plane. But as he sees more and more planes shot down in flames, he begins to question what, or who, he is fighting for. There is no bitter snarl nor self-pity in this classic novel about the air war of 1914-1918.
The End Is Not Near: How the Culture of Fear Has Corrupted Democracy, Built an Empire, and Eroded Our Intellectual Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"The End Is Not Near" explores the complicated world of the culture of fear and its origins in Christian prophetic traditions. "The End Is Not Near" also explores how we can mitigate this culture. In a nutshell, we need a renewed faith in our science-based liberal capitalist system, which has given us so much over the last century. However, this also means letting go of the distant past.
Movies in Our Time - Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a collection of essays on classic films gleaned from my Another Old Movie Blog, exploring the culture, message, and entertainment of these films in the context of the time in which they were made.
Dryden House
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 100,420. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
A human, often humorous story of 150 years of adventure, romance, human weakness and strength, war and peace worldwide and five generations of the Dryden family. Events within a still today standing Dryden House bind it into a credible narrative, beginning with an original Henry Rayfield Dryden- Dryden at Waterloo in 1815 and the French girl he married in 1816.
Феномены древней культуры востока Северной Азии (Нижнего Амура)
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 113,130. Language: Russian. Published: May 21, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
В первой и второй частях книги автор, применив новый метод интерпретации символов неолита Нижнего Амура, опираясь на оригинальную геофизическую теорию, лингвистический анализ, мировой опыт расшифровки неолитической символики, выявил тождественность символов Нижнеамурья и Европы. Раскрыта сущность петроглифов р. Амура и р. Уссури. Приводятся научные факты, опровергающие академическое утверждение о
The Alaska Backgrounder, Volume One: Perils and Promise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100,450. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Perils and Promise is a story-based narrative that connects Alaska’s pre-history with present-day, highlighting many of the perils faced by those coming into the country, and the promise that spurred them onward. The book also features in-depth answers to the most frequently asked questions by visitors, lots of facts and figures, where to go and what to see and do.
The Assassination of Michael Collins: What Happened at Béal ma mBláth?
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 130,450. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
An in-depth study of the death of Michael Collins, hero of the 1916 Easter Rising, and leader of the Irish War of Independence.
1814: Crime and Capital Punishment:
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You set the price! Words: 172,070. Language: British English. Published: April 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
An analysis of who was sentenced to death and who was hung, for what, and how, in early 19th Century London, accompanied by records of their trials.
A Franciscan Odyssey
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 129,390. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by William R. Parks. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Incredible true story! Arrested by the NKVD (Soviet Secret Police) along with thousands of Polish citizens, the author, Fr. Lucjan Krolikowski, was deported with them in box cars to labor camps. After the War he adopted 150 orphaned children whose parents had died in the labor camps. Autobiography of WW II prisoner, soldier, priest and foster parent of 150 war orphaned children.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,810. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of under 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
A Tale Of Two Cities: A Reader's Companion
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 221,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
You’re reading A TALE OF TWO CITIES for the first time—or the fifth time. But what are gaols, bumpers, farmer-generals, and tocsins? Did those starving French mean baguettes when they wanted bread? Alleyn's "Reader’s Companion" has over 780 notes about things, people, places, and events mentioned in the text, plus bonus material, to enhance a classic historical novel published 150 years ago.
1492 And All That!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,530. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
All those things that you might wish to know about the history of Spain and Portugal as a visitor or an ex-patriot. History visited with an ex-patriot's eye.