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Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,650. 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 many other locations throughout this
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: 72,480. 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.
Những mẩu chuyện thú vị về vương quốc chữ Hán
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,790. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Thông qua những câu chuyện, những ví dụ cụ thể, những hình ảnh, giúp quý bạn hiểu thêm 9 vấn đề liên quan đến chữ Hán như sau : 1) Nguồn gốc chữ Hán. 2) Các thể chữ Hán. 3) Sinh hoạt người xưa qua chữ Hán. 4) Phương pháp cấu tạo chữ Hán. 5) Những chữ Hán quanh ta. 6) Góp nhặt chuyện chữ nghĩa.7) Chữ nghĩa kiêng kị và ngục tù. 8) Hình và chữ Hán. 9) Chữ số và văn hoá Trung Hoa.
Lenin, Trotsky and the Theory of the Permanent Revolution
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2014 by Wellred Books. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
A new work crtically analysing and comparing Lenin and Trotsky's writings in relation to the theory of the Permanent Revolution and defending that theory against revisionist writers.
The Struggle for the Holy Land
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 196,300. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The 3,500 year history of the Middle East extending from biblical times to the present.
Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110,050. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"Never Be Afraid: A Belgian Jew in the French Resistance" is the story of a Belgian Jew who flees to southern France with his family when the Nazis invade, poses as a Christian, and joins the French Resistance to fight Hitler’s Nazis. Bernard Mednicki's story, in the best tradition of the famous Yiddish writers, is a glorious refutation of the myth that the Jews went like "lambs to the slaughter."
New Zealand Railways
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014 by Chris O'Byrne. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
New Zealand railway builders surmounted many obstacles: the terrain, a sparse and scattered population, two islands separated by an often stormy stretch of water, demands from every small settlement for their own railway line. But build a railway system — and a comprehensive one at that — New Zealand did. This is the story of that railway, from its heyday to the day of reckoning.
Parallel Developments: A Geophysical / Paleontological Timeline from Big Bang to 3000BC
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 80,300. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book is intended to provide a quick reference for anyone with an interest in Earth – from layman to scientist, and compiles the events Earth has experienced through its 4.6 billion years of history, presenting them in an orderly chronological sequence in order to allow the reader to place them in context with some of the global issues facing the world today.
American Military History: A Selected Bibliography - Doctrine, Strategy, Tactics, Profiles of Command, Law of War, Lessons Learned, Rules of Engagement, Transformation and Reform, Study of History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
History is one of the curriculum themes at The U.S. Army War College. The purpose of this bibliography is to introduce some of the resources as a starting point from which students can begin research according to their specific needs.
True Stories of Early Australia
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: Australian English. Published: December 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The result of much research into a bygone era this book is packed with fascinating stories which have hitherto been lost to time but now complete with old black and white and color photos it brings to life strange and unusual happenings of the period from the late 19th Century to the mid-20th. This book is a “must-read" for those who love well-researched historical non-fiction of early Australia.
Edith's Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by van Horton Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The moving story of 'the Anne Frank who lived,' Edith's Story is based on the diaries of a young Dutch girl who survived the Nazi Occupation hiding in plain sight, having found shelter with a courageous Protestant family. The rest of her family perished in the Holocaust. Winner of the Jewish Quarterly's Wingate Award, the audio-book Talkies Award, and translated into eight languages. A classic
Guide to Arctic Security and American Military Implications of Climate Change - Reemergence of the Arctic as a Strategic Location, Taking Command, Managing the Arctic Thaw, Future Naval Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Eight military reports and documents provide unique insights into Arctic security issues and American military implications of climate change.
Stand Against the Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014 by Running Quail Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of her life. She recounts atrocities of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on.
Surviving Yolanda
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
"If asked I say think the Wizard of Oz and multiply by ten. Not really, no amount of CGI effects can capture the reality of being under attack by such a primeval force." On November 8th 2013 typhoon Yolanda tore across the Philippines leaving thousands dead and total destruction in its wake. This is the story of how one English family dealt with this life changing event and survived...just.
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Opening volume of a day-by-day history of World War II, tied to the 75th anniversary of humanity's greatest conflict. This volume covers the years before, causes of, and lives that fought the war. It is based on "World War II Plus 55," the author's award-winning website on World War II, which was on the web from 1995 to 2013.
Energy Development and Permitting in Alaska: Managing for the Future in a Rapidly Changing Arctic - Oil and Gas, Mining, Shipping and Fisheries, Global Warming and Climate Change
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,000. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
This report, which focuses on the portions of the Arctic that are within U.S. jurisdiction, seeks to build upon those efforts by exploring common management approaches to address this rapidly changing region.
Oil Spills in Arctic Waters: An Introduction and Inventory of Research Activities and USARC Recommendations - Mitigation, Containment, Countermeasures, Cleanup and Recovery, Environmental Effects
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
This "white paper" is a compilation of research on oil spills in ice-covered Arctic waters and recommendations for future work. We identify research entities in governmental, nongovernmental, industrial, and private organizations, and provide an inventory of research projects.
Arctic Scientific Research: Global Warming, Climate Change, Sea Ice Loss, Environmental Change, Human Health, Natural Resources, Civil Infrastructure, Indigenous Languages, Alaska, UNCLOS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,780. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Four reports from the federal government provide unique information about Arctic scientific research, including goals and objectives for five priority research goals.
U.S. Arctic Marine Transportation System: Overview and Priorities for Action 2013 - Climate Change Sea Ice Loss, Ecology, Ports, Hydrographic Surveys, Mapping, Navigation, Icebreaking, SAR
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,040. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Growth in human use of the Arctic illustrates the need, in both the short and longer term, for a more robust MTS infrastructure, whether for energy development, spill response, search and rescue, indigenous and environmental protections, or maritime law enforcement.