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Mountains, Grass and Water: Explore the Hastings Cutoff and Overland Trail through Ruby Valley, Nevada
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book follows two historically important trails, the Hastings Cutoff and the Overland Trail, through the lush Ruby Valley of Nevada. Historian Charles Greenhaw describes the vivid history of this valley shadowed by 11,000-foot peaks of the Ruby Mountains. It is a valley once visited by such western notables as John Fremont, Kit Carson, Lansford Hastings, George Donner and Samuel Clements.
Landmine Detection: A Survey of Relevant Technologies and Market Analysis
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Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Landmines are indiscriminate weapons, harming soldiers and civilians alike. They remain viable long after the conflict has ended, killing and injuring civilians and leaving large areas of land unusable for decades. This report performs a survey of technologies used to detect buried landmines and provides a market analysis of the humanitarian demining landscape.
De Keizerin van Mexico
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Series: Mysterieus België Series, Book 16. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 54,960. Language: Dutch. Published: December 27, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Historical » Victorian
Cannes, juni 1882. De 15-jarige Maxime wordt ontvoerd en naar zijn echte moeder gebracht: Charlotte, zus van de Belgische koning Leopold II, ooit Keizerin van Mexico. Ze wordt nu gevangen gehouden in het kasteel van Boechout bij Meise, omdat ze waanzinnig geworden zou zijn. Een heerlijk romantische historische thriller, oorspronkelijk verschenen als jeugdroman, van Patrick Bernauw en Guy Didelez.
Jeffersonian Oppression: How the third president foreshadowed and shaped modern U.S. imperialism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
'Jeffersonian Oppression, How the Third President Forshadowed and Shaped Modern U.S. Imperialism' relates recent controversies surrounding the third president to larger historic qualities of the United States.
Sailors' Yarns & Tavern Tales: Vanishings, Ghosts and Spooky Ships
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by Vicki Rutherford. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Ships found drifting with no crew aboard. Lighthouse keepers haunted by the Grey Lady. Ghosts of drowned sailors photographed swimming. Shiver me timbers! These twenty strange tales of mysterious disappearances and eerie events will leave you wondering. Whatever their authenticity, such sailors’ yarns from the past 400 years are always entertaining.
Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America?
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Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Christopher Columbus wasn't the first man to discover America. He wasn't even the first European to set up a town in America. In fact, there were lots of people here before him. Many people think that the first man to explore North America was Leif Erikson. Leif's father was Erik Thorvaldson. He was also known as Erik the Red. Read about Leif's life in this book.
Any Fool Can Let Out String
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Price: Free! Words: 7,550. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
ANY FOOL CAN LET OUT STRING is a short story, a memoir as it were, of a time in the author’s life when the importance of family trumped the pursuit of the daily grind. Readers will find the piece humorous and engendering a maybe-I-should-try-to-do-something-like-that reaction. This work is by the same older gentleman whose “way with words” was revealed in his other works.
Grit, Grief And Gold: A True Narrative Of An Alaska Pathfinder
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,360. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Grit, Grief and Gold is an eyewitness account of M.J. Heney's railroad building in Alaska. Whiting was chief surgeon during construction of the White Pass & Yukon Route and Copper River & Northwestern Railway, as well as a good friend of "The Irish Prince of Alaska." This epub includes the original text and photos, an appendix that expands Whiting's account and additional photographs.
Into the Dragon's Roar
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dozens of stories from the Vietnam War, collected by Don Arndt.
Social Unrest in the South Wales Coalfield
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,780. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book covers the trades unions disputes in the Coalfield from the start of the Industrial Revoltion until 1985.
America in World War II: A History Just for Kids!
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 20. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,420. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is going to teach you more about one of the most important period of human history: it was a time a huge part of the human race was actively working to support this war, either fighting in it, helping the soldiers, of keeping the country running until the soldiers came home. Ask your parents if anyone in your family fought in World War Two, and try to imagine what it was like for them
The Ten Worst Wild West Outlaws
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,020. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The outlaws rampaged through the countryside, often killing, raping, or mutilating their victims. While all were finally captured, it sometimes took the wiles of the best western lawmen or troops of soldiers to bring the villains to justice.
Medusa (La Gorgone di Chavin de Huantar)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,260. Language: Italian. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Il 21 settembre di 3000 anni fa nelle Ande i sacerdoti aspettavano che il sole sorgesse ed illuminasse il loro tempio fino a penetrare nelle profondità dell’ipogeo dove aspettava di risorgere una divinità destinata a segnare la rinascita della civiltà mediterranea dopo l'epoca del Bronzo. Per i greci era Medusa, la Gorgone uccisa da Perseo ma in realtà era un Dio, il Dio di Chavin de Huantar.
Operation Millpond: U.S. Marines in Thailand, 1961 - Air America Covert Operations, Udorn Airfield, Pathet Lao, President John F. Kennedy, MABS-16
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This operation highlights the role that the small country of Laos played in the foreign policy calculations of the newly elected U.S. president, John F. Kennedy.
The Missing Israeli Soldiers
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Price: Free! Words: 820. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
a short book about the Missing Israeli Soldiers Updated on 9/23/2013
Fly With Your Dreams
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: American English. Published: December 20, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
This is an illustrated book about dreams that have been achieved. Follow the white dove of Goodness, Peace, and Joy as she takes flight from Far East China in the 8th century BC and lands nearly 28 centuries later at the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® parade in California, USA on January 1, 2013.
Mexico
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 195,730. Language: British English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Mexico is a history of that remarkable and fascinating country over the past one hundred years, since the outbreak of the Revolution in 1910. By combining chronological description with topical treatments of important aspects of Mexico's past it offers the reader a vivid impression of the depth of its experience and why it is so different from other countries.
Stand Against the Wind
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,570. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 by Desert Spirit Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Lourana Crawford Finney, a humble woman from the hills of Kentucky narrates this tale of the Civil War, slavery, Indian raids and the hardships and joys of her life. Lou stood strong and faced her challenges head on. This is the story of an amazing woman who put her indelible mark on American history.
De Boer Wars - Een Korte Geschiedenis
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You set the price! Words: 7,000. Language: Dutch. Published: December 20, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Dit boek laat je kennismaken met de Anglo-Boerenoorlogen, twee van de Victoriaanse oorlogen van het Britse Rijk. Het is een begrijpelijk en uitvoerig verslag van de twee Anglo-Boerenoorlogen die in de periodes 1880-1881 en 1899-1902 werden uitgevochten. Dit is een fascinerend verhaal over twee van de bloedigste en duurste oorlogen sinds meer dan een eeuw, die de twee Boerenrepublieken
The Landlord's Friend by Mary Leadbeater
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Price: Free! Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Landlord's Friend is a pamphlet published in 1813 by Irish Quaker Mary Leadbeater for the instruction and education of the brutal Anglo-Irish landlords. It is a fascinating glimpse into the Ireland of the years between the 1798 Rising and the Great Hunger.