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Look Up, Augusta! A Walking Tour of Augusta, Georgia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Augusta, Georgia is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Road to Peace: From the Disarming of the Great Lakes to the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
"The Road to Peace" includes the struggles between America and Britain over the Great Lakes and the Oregon territory. The now peaceful border of the United States and Canada did not come about easily. Read about diplomatic initiatives after World War I when the great hope of mankind was an end to warfare. Also, there is a concluding section on the INF and Open Skies treaties.
Hanged Twice No Joke
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Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 104,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Criminal
This book is about Canadian and British Commonwealth history and administration of justice. There were at least two cases in which the defendants were hanged twice, Bennie Swim(m) having killed two people, and Henry Baldwin and James Lennan, having been convicted of murdering Clayton Tilton. These will be presented amongst others.
Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,310. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Immerse yourself in Victorian era intrigue and the world of publican Josephine. A story never before told. A suspicious death, a coroner’s inquest, a Supreme Court verdict of fraud and a family cut out of a last minute will. Did Josephine kill this man and three others? Climb aboard the investigative journey. Includes readers’ guide for book group. Follow on Twitter for added colour.
You Lucky Dog!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,820. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
“You Lucky Dog!” is an uplifting compilation of true stories about homeless dogs that somehow survived and thrived to become local or national celebrities. You Lucky Dog takes us through the historic triumphs of many beloved American dogs, and beautifully recounts the dire adversity each of these amazing creatures faced en route to a grand, serendipitous destiny.
Salamanca 1812
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,240. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For six weeks in the spring of 1812 Wellingston’s Anglo-Spanish army marched and countermarched across western Spain as it sought to find away past the French army of Marshal Marmont. Their chance came at Salamanca.
Oporto 1809
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Oporto was key early British victory in the Peninsular War that ensured that the troops commanded by Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) would not be driven out by the French any time soon.
Aylmer & Barnewall of Meath
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Aylmer & Barnewall families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.
Project Y: The Los Alamos Project - Manhattan District History, The Development of the First Atomic Bomb, Trinity, Alberta Project, Tinian, Plutonium, Uranium, Experiments, Physics and Explosives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.
Understanding Christian History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,890. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
History can only be understood if first we have a date for the happening of the historical event, and for this reason this book begins with a chronological listing of all the principal dates of the events which have led up to, and have had influence on, Christian History.
Fighting World Hunger With Words from History
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Welcome to the latest book in my series on global hunger. This edition features articles I wrote in 2009-2012, but with a historical twist. The stories take you back in time showcasing the history of fighting hunger. A chance to see how the past can influence the present. You can see the words and actions of leaders and also citizens who fought hunger during our history.
Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
The Spirit of the Marshall Plan: Taking Action Against World Hunger, School Lunches for Kids Around the World
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Invoking the same spirit that fueled the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, author William Lambers calls for a global school lunch program to fight child hunger. 300 million children suffer from hunger worldwide. School lunch programs fight child hunger and also boost school attendance and performance.
Forgotten Power: Byzantium, Bulwark of Christianity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,350. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
For centuries, the Byzantine Empire was the center of Christendom, mistress of the Mediterranean, and the symbol for all the rest of the world of splendor, wealth, and cultural ascendancy until it fell to the Ottoman Turks. This book vividly brings to life the glittering emperors, the hotbed of religious controversy, the politics, art, military action, and the lives of ordinary citizens.
365 Days of America: Inspirational Quotes for Every American
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hot Tropica Books. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Our forefathers gathered together to found this great nation, and lead us out of a most turbulent time. Their basic beliefs still hold true today: We the people have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Briscoe & Conyngham of Meath
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Briscoe & Conyngham families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.
The Egg Breakers - Counter-Terrorism in Sub Saharan Africa
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Series: Legal Books, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 91,340. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Islamic militancy
It is not generally known that Sub Saharan Africa has a long tradition of successful counter-terrorism operations. During the 1950's to 1989 many operations took place in Colonial Kenya, Rhodesia and Apartheid South Africa. This book is not fiction and read in Military Academies of 5 countries. It also warns on the lack of good intelligence on the War of Terror in Sub Saharan Africa.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Infantry Small-Unit Mountain Operations Army Tactics Techniques Procedures 3-21.50 - Fundamentals, Environment, Offensive, Defensive, Tactical Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,540. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Combat in mountainous areas presents units with complicated and ever-shifting hazards, difficulties, opportunities, and risks. Mountain combat calls for extreme physical fitness, mental toughness, endurance, and the utmost in tactical and technical proficiency on the part of all individuals.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Army National Guard Training - Operational Training Programs, Specialized Training, Antiterrorism, Aviation, Combat Training Centers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,320. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The primary objective of the ARNG is to train units that can mobilize, deploy, fight and win anywhere in the world. Our units must be prepared to deploy and fight worldwide with a minimum of post-mobilization training time.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Basic Military Mountaineer Course - Equipment, Knot Tying, Rope, Cold Weather Clothing, Injuries, Terrain, Evacuation, Weapons, Animals, Bivouac Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Written by the Army Mountain Warfare School (AMWS), this workbook provides crucial information about mountain warfare training. The untrained mountain Soldier has two foes - the enemy and the mountain. But he can make a friend and ally of the mountain by learning to know it.