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1ed, Un unico Dios - Analisis de La Biblia. El motivo de ser del pueblo elegido
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Price: Free! Words: 111,240. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Religion
EL PORQUÉ DE LA CREACIÓN DEL PUEBLO JUDÍO El pueblo elegido, ¿elegido para qué? Adán y Eva, ¿los primeros de la humanidad o simplemente los primeros del pueblo hebreo? Los judíos, ¿fueron el ejército de Dios? Si hay un sólo Dios, ¿qué pasó con los otros dioses de la antigüedad? Jesús: ¿es Dios o un profeta? ¿Para qué un Mesías? ¿Llegó el Mesías? ¿De qué libera Jesús a la humanidad?
Pentagon Papers
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,180. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If your are someone who came of age after the Carter Administration (1977-81), it is unlikely that you know about the Pentagon Papers. This recently abridged edition of that major historical document has been conceived and published specifically for you. You can now experience the broad scope of the entire original work in one or two sittings with additional online resources included.
Violence in Kenya
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
It is not encouraging to talk about violence in Kenya-killings, injuries, rape, robbery and warlords? The Ocampo’s, The Waki’s and The KNHCR’s Envelope. It is painful. It rekindles my memory years back. This can only be well felt by a victim of the same. It happened but should never happen again. Kenyans have the solutions, for the wearer of the shoe knows where it hurts. This is a true story.
Apres Moi le Dessert: A French Eighteenth Century Model Meal
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
Original eighteenth century recipes - most newly translated from French - selected to match a "model meal" given in a classic period cookbook. Recipes appear for three services: FIRST SERVICE (Soups and entrees) - SECOND SERVICE (roasts) - THIRD SERVICE (Entremets) - and range from chickens in galantine to fried testicles.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific in Utah to Promontory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
As the Union Pacific entered the Utah canyons progress slowed to a crawl. The builders were forced to use large embankments, trestles and tunnels. All of them slower, difficult to build and expensive. Then as the competing railroads drew closer to their meeting point at Promontory Summit the competition became intense. "Build it fast, we'll fix it later" was the by-word.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska had taken three years.. 36 months of dogged determination. When the construction crews finally reached Cheyenne they prepared for the grueling work ahead. They refined the organization and pace developed crossing Nebraska, but now they faced a new set of challenges, most notably the climb up "Sherman Hill", bridging Dale Creek, crossing the
Mantua a Cuba
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Price: $4.60 USD. Words: 29,080. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Ci troviamo di fronte ad un saggio su un tema storico e letterario, un tentativo di avvicinarci alla verità su un fatto – si presume - avvenuto circa trecento anni fa. Furono i naufraghi italiani a fondare la piccola città di Mantua nella rustica campagna cubana al principio del XVII secolo?
Mantua en Cuba
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Price: $4.55 USD. Words: 30,720. Language: Spanish. Published: July 15, 2012 by El Barco Ebrio Editorial. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
Estamos ante un ensayo de tema histórico y literario, un intento de acercarnos a la verdad sobre un hecho presuntamente ocurrido hace trescientos años. ¿Fundaron náufragos italianos la pequeña villa de Mantua en la campiña cubana de principios del siglo XVII?
The Battle of Wimbledon (568) - A Bretwalda Battle
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
In the chaos that engulfed Britain after the “Age of Arthur”, one battle stands out. This was a key battle fought in the heart of the Dark Ages for control of southern Britain that pitched the King of Kent against the leader of the Romano-Britons. The victory won here decided the fate of Britain for a generation.
About the Baguette: Exploring the Origin of a French National Icon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking
Where did the baguette come from? A simple enough question, but this search for an answer ranges from the long breads of Babylon and Egypt to the first long (but wide) breads in France to the gradual evolution of long narrow breads from the eighteenth into the twentieth century, resulting in both the roll-sized "flute" and the gigantic jockos of the nineteenth century.
The Children of Mars
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,610. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 and represented by Norbert Mercado. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(5.00 from 1 review)
Written by Norbert L. Mercado, The Children of Mars is novel about an unusual friendship that took place between a Filipino guerrilla and a Japanese Captain in the darkest days of the Japanese occupation of the Philippines during World War II.
The V2 Offensive on London (1944/45)- part of the Bretwalda Battles series
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In September 1944 Hitler unleashed on London his ultimate Vengeance Weapon - the V-2, a ballistic missile that arrived without warning, demolished entire streets and against which there was no defence.
the Plot to Kill John Wilkes Booth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Martian Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Many conspiracy buffs put Edwin Stanton in the mix of the plot to kill Lincoln. Nothing could have been further from the truth. The evidence easily proves his innocence but opens his involvement in and even darker plot of his own creation: the quiet extermination of the assassin, John Wilkes Booth. With the actor dead, Stanton's secret would remain forever hidden. But what was it he wanted hidden?
Dictionary of Superstitions
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,710. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Dictionaries
A comprehensive and up-to-date guide to the superstitions, old and new, of the English-speaking world, complete with their origins, meanings and variant forms. A first-class source book for the historian, folklorist and casual reader alike, it also offers antidotes to some of the most feared taboos. Would you know what to do if you broke a mirror?
The Great Unknown King
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,120. Language: Russian. Published: July 13, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The book offers a new look at the personality of the King of Prussia, Frederick the Great. Книга позволяет по-новому взглянуть на личность короля Пруссии Фридриха Великого - прославленного полководца, выдающегося политика и великого реформатора.
The Perfect Dictator Manual
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Price: Free! Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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The Perfect Dictator Manual is a shocking, revealing and interesting book. The author strips off myths and legends the personalities of the most sinister dictators: Lenin, Stalin, Mussolini, Hitler, Mao, Pol Pot, or Ceausescu. At the same time, the functioning mechanisms of tyrannical regimes are highlighted. In other words, it is an essay on dictators, dictatorships and their true nature.
Archie to SAM: A Short Operational History of Ground-Based Air Defense, From Guns to Missiles, Ballistic Missile Defense, Star Wars, Patriot, PAC-3, Arrow, Naval Developments, THAAD
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Archie to SAM is an update in 2005 to Kenneth Werrell's Archie, Flak, AAA, and SAM. He continues to study ground-based air defense systems in new events, including the Gulf War. In rescuing ground-based air defense systems from long neglect, Werrell delves into such topics as tactics, leadership, change, and innovation.
20th Century Guide to the Tuskegee Airmen, Air Force Integration, Blacks in the Army Air Forces in World War II, Racial Segregation and Discrimination, African-American Race Relations in the Air Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive five-part history of the Tuskegee Airmen and Air Force integration efforts tells the story of the distinguished air crew and ground crew personnel associated with black flying units of the Army Air Forces (AAF) during World War II, along with extensive military histories documenting Air Force integration and race relations.
Atlantis: The Mother of Time
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 50,590. Language: American English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The Great Pyramid was decommissioned through misadventure by Atlantis but it was built and encoded prior thereto by visitors as part of an undertaking that had driven them across the vast reaches of space. Reforming the stumbling proto-humans they had long-since departed leaving us to take up our own destiny in the mighty task of spreading human consciousness throughout the universe.
Cape Town Tour Guide Safari
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A guide to Cape Town and the interesting stories of its people and places that made it know as "The Tavern of the Seas."