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In the Shadow of Empires
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013 by First Break. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the Shadow of Empires is an easily accessible account of the historic Vlad Dracula, the events he shaped and the events that shaped him. The narrative follows Vlad Dracula from cradle to grave and specifically avoids discussing vampires, apart from where it is absolutely necessary to link the historic person to nineteenth century fiction writing.
De Greet Hofmans-affaire
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,890. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
De Greet Hofmans-affaire is de beruchte hofkwestie waarin een eenvoudige gebedsgenezeres het voortbestaan van het Nederlandse koningshuis in gevaar bracht. Lambert J. Giebels (1935-2011) was de eerste historicus die deze affaire in zijn geheel in kaart heeft weten te brengen.
Browning FN Hi-Power: An Engraved Mystery
Series: Continuing Education, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In 2009 an engraved 1935 Browning FN Hi-Power in perfectly preserved condition appeared for sale online. Purportedly a personal gift from Chiang Kai-shek, the gun had been carefully stored away until finally sold as part of an estate. This article looks into the mystery of the gun's provenance. How had this Browning passed from a once powerful Asian leader to an American soldier during WWII?
The Magnificent Horses of Myth
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
Horses have been a staple of history, from the Gods through the cowboys. In this book, readers will find the stories of the mythical horses of history. They are interesting reading. We assure the reader will learn something.
JFK and the World Oligarchy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,270. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
The JFK coup awakened the sleeping giant-the American Oligarchy. JFK and the World Oligarchy solves the assassinations of JFK, RFK, and MLK, but the book's focus is on the evolution of the World Oligarchy and what enlightened Americans might do to invigorate their usurped liberties.
I Can Live No Longer: The Story of an Indomitable Man, the only Volunteer to Auschwitz.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Captain Witold Pilecki. The only man who went to Auschwitz as a volunteer.
The Battle of Losecoat Field 1470
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 6. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,100. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
A book dedicated to the only battle ever fought in Rutland - the Battle of Losecoat Field, a turning point in the Wars of the Roses.
The Battle of Northampton 1460
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 1 review)
A book about the bloody Battle of Northampton, a key turning point in the Wars of the Roses fought in 1460.
Cattle Nomads Of The Indian Desert
Price: Free! Words: 37,470. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
About nomads in Rajasthan who have grazed cattle on a large scale since early history. With a pastoral culture from the west in Asia, that partly differed from the culture of the settled Hindus of the Indian subcontinent. Tan Dan's forefathers were a part of that nomadic culture, to which also ox caravan traders belonged and small groups with other professions.
Hartbeespoortdam
Price: Free! Words: 4,850. Language: Afrikaans. Published: April 22, 2013 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Hierdie is die volledige teks van Hoofstuk 18, uit B. K. de Beer se boek: Agter die Magalies. Bertus de Beer was 'n boer langs die Krokodilrivier net 'n paar kilometer aan die onderkant van die Hartbeespoortdam. Daarom bied hy aan ons 'n unieke perspektief van die geskiedenis van die “Dam” en hoe afhanklik die boere was van die water uit die dam.
Spitfire Guardians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Supermarine Spitfire is an iconic fighter aircraft of WWII, and the men that flew and maintained them, part of a select few to understand the legend. This is their story in their own words. A companion ebook to the broadcast documentary as seen on the History Channel, and the 7 Network.
Tegels lichten
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 81,500. Language: Dutch. Published: April 22, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Tegels lichten - of ware verhalen over de autoriteiten in het land van de voldongen feiten stamt uit 1972 en is het bekendste en meest geprezen werk van H.J.A. Hofland, die in 1999 door zijn vakgenoten werd uitgeroepen tot ‘Journalist van de eeuw’ en in 2011 voor zijn gehele oeuvre werd bekroond met de P.C. Hooftprijs.
The Mohammed Code
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,900. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » World
Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Napoleon, and Adolph Hitler tried to take over the world. All of them failed. Yet an illiterate desert prophet enabled his followers to hammer together an empire 11 times the size of Alexander the Great’s conquests, 5 times the size of the Roman Empire, and 7 times the size of the USA. How did Mohammed pull it off? And how does his success threaten you and me?
On the Trail of the Real Robin Hood
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Entertaining yet scholarly account of how an obscure English outlaw has become the star of Hollywood movies, television shows, novels and comics across the world.
3rd Generation and Beyond
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,780. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
"Yesterday's lessons, for tomorrow's future..." 3rd Generation and Beyond is a book of powerful life philosophies according to a Third Generation Holocaust descendant. Each chapter gives a little more insight into how we, as individuals, can empower ourselves and the world around us.
The Mecca Question
Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by CanBooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Mecca Question This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. The Mecca Question is free to download, copy, and pass on t0your friends.
Prisoner of Japan
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 125,360. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
In the latter part of WW2, more than a ¼ million European and American soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia. They went on to suffer deprivation and brutality, most of them failing to survive. I was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. During my time as a prisoner I kept a diary, which I was able to bring home with me. This is my story.
A Jewel In The Centre Of The Mediterranean Sea
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 15,320. Language: Simple English. Published: April 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Historical events of a beautiful Island situated right in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea.
Larger Than Life: The Exploits of the Miner and Adventurer David E. Buel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,620. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Mariner, soldier, prospector, fearless sheriff, legislator, Indian agent, politician, town founding father, mining district developer, mining magnate, bon vivant, civic leader, philanthropist, explorer, businessman, promoter…. David E. Buel did it all in his lifetime.
The Vanguard Satellite Launching Vehicle, An Engineering Summary - Details of America's Early Rocket for the First Satellites, Program History, Vehicle Design
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,210. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is the official comprehensive technical report on the historic Vanguard satellite rocket. Project Vanguard was conceived in 1955 for the purpose of establishing a scientific satellite in orbit about the earth during the International Geophysical Year (July 1957 to December 1958).