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Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 4. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 1,510. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Friends across the Miles: VSOs - an important part of Labrador Education History Voluntary Service Overseas Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 2 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition (Cover photograph: Scout hike across the ice from Nain by John Penny VSO teacher 1966)
VSO Labrador Clues
By Llewelyn Pritchard
Series: Voluntary Service Overseas, Book 3. Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
VSO Labrador Clues Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1960-70 Series Title: Voluntary Service Overseas Vol. 1 By Llewelyn Pritchard Copyright 2010 Llewelyn Pritchard Smashwords Edition Have you ever thought about helping other people not as fortunate as yourself? Well, that is exactly what 53 young 18–19 year olds mainly from the UK set out to do from 1960 -70
Hermeneutika Sunda - Simbol-Simbol Babad Pakuan/Guru Gantangan
By Jakob Sumardjo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,100. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Disini Jakob memberikan pemahaman yang jelas tentang babad Guru Gantangan, dan juga tentang bagaimana pentingnya penerapan hermeneutika. Buku ini menyadarkan kita, betapa banyak warisan yang berupa teks-teks kuno yang menunggu untuk dijadikan sasaran penelitian dan akan menjelaskan dunia leluhur kita, suatu wilayah dari mana kita datang dan di mana akar-akar kehidupan kita dewasa ini menghunjam.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Shipboard Operations (FM 1-564) - Army Aviation Unit Operations from Navy and Coast Guard Ships (Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,400. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual describes the tactics, techniques, and procedures for use by Army aviation units during operations from Navy and Coast Guard ships.
Tennessee Covered Bridges
By Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 13. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Tennessee's 4 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and an extensive review of the various Truss Types.
Shift Report
By Rebecca Steadman Morgan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 153,780. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
How we mined a lot of coal, and how most of us lived to tell about it: a not terribly serious history of mining life in the Upper Ohio Valley.
The Truth About Slavery in the United States and Around the World
By J. Jackson Owensby
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,470. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Slavery
Slavery is alive and well. Yes, even today, in the 21st Century there are slaves. Not only in foreign countries, but also here in the United States. In your very own town, in your very on community.
Jackson's Mistake: The Real and Never Before Told Story of Anthony Butler of South Carolina
By John Cook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
the incredible story of anthony butler, a larger-than-life 19th century american character… and perhaps president andrew jackson’s biggest mistake.
Greenwich Board of Ethics: Official Reports 1965 - 2012
By Paul deBary
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,500. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Brief history of the Board of Ethics of the Town of Greenwich, Connecticut and reports of the Board's principal opinions, decisions and other official statements from the inception of the Board in 1965 until June of 2012. These reports cover a broad range of ethical issues facing government officials and employees, volunteers and non-profit agencies, as well as service providers and contractors.
War in the corner: Chronicle of a village in wartime Netherlands
By Jan Braakman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,760. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2012 by Diamond River Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The betrayal and subsequent death of Jan Braakman’s grandfather during the Second World War is the thread tying together this story of the Dutch village of Laren near the German border. Daring acts of resistance by locals aided the Dutch, the Jews, even Germans, as well as allied soldiers who marched through Laren on their way to liberate the Netherlands.
Kentucky Covered Bridges
By Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,120. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Kentucky's over 13 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Doctors, Disease, and Dying in the Pikes Peak Region
By Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Readers will learn about some of the formidable health challenges of our region, challenges often overcome by advancements in medical science; about the early development of health care as a thriving industry; and about the scientists, doctors, nurses, and other concerned professionals who have led the cause for a better quality of life in the Pikes Peak area.
Sammy and Me: How a Dog Saved My Life in Vietnam
By Carolyn Chambers Clark
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,700. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Sammy and Me: How a dog saved my life in Vietnam is filled with my memories and photos of what happened to me during the Vietnam War. It gives my unique perspective of how a dog taught me a lot of things, saved my life and kept me sane in an insane and unpopular war.
La derrota de los holandeses (o la pérdida del carril bici)
By Pedro Rosales
Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: Spanish. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Van der Does ataca Las Palmas de Gran Canaria en 1599. Cinco mil personas vivían en la ciudad, doce mil hombres venían en los barcos holandeses. El libro orbita sobre ese ataque pero las reflexiones pretenden ir más allá del hecho histórico.
London the Dark Side
By Peter Thurgood
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,390. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
London’s recorded history can be traced back over 2,000 years. From a Roman outpost it has grown to become one of the most important financial and cultural capitals of the world. London’s streets and districts are crammed full of history, from the plague, to devastating fires, civil war, aerial bombardment, and terrorist attacks.This book deals with the dark side of London.
Second Brigade - First Ličko Dinaric Četnik Division 1941 - 1945
By John Lukich
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book was originally written in Serbian by my late father, Dušan Lukich in 1991, and describes the events that occurred in the Tromedja area of the former Yugoslavia during World War 2. This book serves as an historical document of that time and sets the record straight regarding the role of the Četniks, Ustasha, and Communists in this region of the former Yugoslavia.
John Kulm's Pocketbook Of Cowboy Poetry
By John Kulm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Some of these pieces are more like rhyming jokes than poems. These are the first poems I wrote for audiences and they paid off. They got me into the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nevada and into a segment on All Things Considered on NPR, and these rhyming jokes made people laugh. This short ebook is available for the modest price of a greeting card.
The Spanish-American War: A Brief History
By Victor Mobley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1898, the United States embarked on a war that would alter the trajectory of the nation forever. The war itself was short and is often forgotten. But it made America a world power, gave birth to a modern navy and catapulted Theodore Roosevelt to the Presidency. This history is a very brief introduction, thoroughly researched and written in a lively and accessible style.
Warcrimes of the Waffen-SS
By Rudolf Schlossberg
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
From Wola to Malmedy, this book details some of the worst atrocities on both the Eastern and Western Fronts committed by these human war machines.
ALL I CAN GIVE YOU IS FREEDOM (SLAVERY...
By Read To Dream
Price: $15.50 USD. Words: 22,920. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Family / General
 TITLE; Part 1: All I Can Give You Is Freedom.  Freedom; Series Introduction;  Tateland Present Its Self;  THE TATE'S SETTLED ON THEIR LAND IN THE EARLY 1700'S.  THE SECOND GENERATION OF TATE’S HAS PROVEN TO BE   ONE   OF  THE RICHES; Families TO OVERCOME POVERTY. Slavery had not been abolish yet, but this unusual   group of   Tate’s had proven slavery to be against   the laws and nature.