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A History Of Life On Earth
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
A History Of Life On Earth, is a guided tour from the beginning of time until modern times. Taking the reader from the origins of everything, without which life on Earth would not be possible. To the origins of life, through the different Eons and Geological Periods, explaining the diversifications and adaptations of all life. A History Of Life On Earth presents the scientific evidence and explain
Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer - Air and Space Power, Doctrine and Strategy, Airpower, Satellites, Billy Mitchell, Claire Chennault, Reconnaissance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Dr. Chun's Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer is a great start towards understanding the importance of aerospace power and its ability to conduct modern warfare.
Far From My Home, Never to Return: A Polish Child's WWII Memoir
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,220. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Martin Sisters Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Most people are familiar with the Nazi atrocities of World War II committed against the Jews. Far less commonly known, however, are the experiences of the Poles of Eastern Poland at the hands of the occupying Soviet army. Far From My Home, Never to Return: A Polish Child's WWII Memoir is a first-person account chronicling the dire peril and adversity endured and suffered.
Gurkhas in the Mist - a coast-to-coast walk across the Highlands
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 40,920. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In 'Gurkhas in the Mist' ex-Gurkha officer John Archibald relates in sometimes hilarious fashion the story of his 8-day, 200-mile, coast-to-coast walk across the Scottish Highlands with six serving Gurkha soldiers in aid of the Gurkha Welfare Trust. The book will appeal to readers interested in travelogues, hill walking, the Scottish Highlands, Scottish history and military history.
Boxford Station - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A dedicated history of a once busy rural station on a branch line of the Great Western Railway. Boxford was for many years a bustling little rural station on the branch line from Newbury to Lambourn. It is closed now, but some of the older residents can still remember the trains rattling through the station.
Stockcross & Bagnor Station - Stations of the Great Western Railway
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A dedicated history of one of this rural station on the Great Western Railway. Stockcross and Bagnor Station no more. This once bustling rural branch line station closed in the 1960s. Steam engines once chuffed up the long gradient from Newbury, stopped at Stockcross and Bagnor and then pushed on to Lambourn at the end of the line.
Speen for Donnington - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A dedicated history of one of the vanished Great Western Railway stations that closed in the 1960s. Speen for Donnington Station once had its own full time staff and a thriving traffic of passengers and agricultural produce. Now the station is gone. This is the story of the station and the communities it served.
Beyond the Frontier: Explorations in Ethnohistory
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Beyond the Frontier: Explorations in Ethnohistory considers the historiography of ethnohistory and uses 2 methods to examine how long some Indigenous Australian groups had been living in villages, identifies the world's oldest ceremonial object, evidence of interaction between Indigenous Australians and megafauna, and how the Indigenous Australian reached the shores of Australia 49,000 year ago.
A Warrego Dreamer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012 by Kylie Reynolds. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Australian & Oceanian
Short verses from an outback Queensland poet- Betty Hockins
Graciously Welcoming Lady Luck Becoming
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Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Free. Color Illustrated. A poem of a war escape.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
A Bridge to the Mountain
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 59,400. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
This story of evangelist and musician, Paul Chang, hangs on a background of Chinese history and culture. We meet young Paul (Chang Bao-wha) fleeing China ahead of the Communist army; he reaches Hong Kong and the West. In China, his father died in a communist prison. An educated Paul later returns to China to see his father's memory 'rehabilitated' and to make a mark on the growing Chinese Church.
BLACK FIVES: The Alpha Physical Culture Club's Pioneering African American Basketball Team, 1904-1923
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The Alpha Physical Culture Club's basketball team became famous during the 1910s playing within strict amateur ideals. But times were changing. New black fives dreamed of play-for-pay. Which ideal would prevail? The future of hoops was at stake.
Space Power Integration - Perspectives from Space Weapons Officers, Counterspace Operations, Space Warfare, Air and Space Power
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Air Force book provides an in-depth discussion of the integration of space operations to support the war fighter.
How the Allies Won World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Free. *** Eyes Only *** Mysterious going-on with the German atom bomb.
A Pub on Every Corner? - Drink and the Licensed Trade in Nineteenth-Century Berwick-upon-Tweed
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Series: Drink and Berwick upon Tweed, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,270. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Blue Button Publications. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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Insights into the social history of the border town of Berwick upon Tweed, viewed through the developments of the licensed trade and the changes in the laws affecting it,during the nineteenth-century.
The "Al-Aksa Is in Danger" Libel: The History of a Lie
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,350. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
The modern blood libel "Al-Aksa is in danger," referring to the Al-Aksa Mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, originated in the days of Grand Mufti Haj Amin al-Husseini, ally of Hitler, and is propagated today by Sheikh Raed Salah, Hamas, Hizbullah, Iran, and many others in the Muslim world. This lie has come to be regarded as unalloyed truth by millions in the Muslim world.
Six Days in December: General George Washington's and the Continental Army's Encampment on Rebel Hill, December 13 - 19, 1777
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012 by The Elevator Group. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook prequel to the author's upcoming novel, Becoming Valley Forge (Feb. 2013), tells the little-known and moving story of General George Washington's and the Continental Army's six day encampment on Rebel Hill and Gulph Mills, six miles from Valley Forge, on December 13, 1777 through December 19, when the army marched to Valley Forge. The thrilling story of the threshold to Valley Forge.
Eye of the Eagle: The True Story of an American Hero
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In World War II, most aviation pilots were armed with many weapons. But in the US Air Force reconnaissance squadron, these men flew ongoing missions over enemy lines, photographing enemy targets before and after they were bombed – facing onslaughts of enemy fighters and armed with -- a camera!
Il Mezzogiorno e lo sviluppo negato
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,450. Language: Italian. Published: March 13, 2012 by noubs. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
L'analisi che abbiamo ritenuto di articolare vuole rendere omaggio ad una memoria storica rimossa e ai cosiddetti “briganti”, rappresentati in maniera del tutto travisata e faziosa nell’immaginario collettivo e al tempo stesso analizzare in maniera compiuta il ritardo socio-economico del Mezzogiorno, le cui cause affondano le radici proprio in quel periodo storico.