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Sukhoi Aircraft's 1963 Proposed Jet VTOL Design The Stunningly Modern
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the early 1960s, Sukhoi’s OKB “skunk works” had a very capable aviation designer, highly interested in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flying machines. This is the story of the modern VTOL that almost was!
2012, China e Mais Além: O Pensamento Mundial, o Papel Global da China, a sobrevivência individual e o Caminho da Vida para além do fim da civilização como a conhecemos
By Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 18, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Este livro foi pensado para o bem comum das próximas gerações e mostra como cada indivíduo pode contribuir positivamente movendo-se na direção certa.
2012, China y Más Allá: Pensamiento mundial, el papel global de China, la supervivencia del individuo y lo camino de la vida después del fin de la civilización como la conocemos
By Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Este libro fue pensado para el bien común de las próximas generaciones y muestra cómo cada individuo puede contribuir positivamente moviendo en la dirección correcta.
From the Arquebus to the Breechloader: How Firearms Transformed Early Infantry Tactics
By Piers Platt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From their earliest incarnations in the 14th Century – which were as much a danger to their operator as they were to the enemy – to the breech-loading rifles of the 19th century, "From the Arquebus to the Breechloader" traces the technological advancements that revolutionized weapons, and how infantry tactics were forced to evolve as new and more lethal weapons were developed.
The Zimmermann Telegram: Analysis and Criticism
By Broomhandle Books
Series: Continuing Education, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara Tuchmann is a key work examining the question of what prompted the U.S. to enter World War I. This short analysis and criticism, part of our Continuing Education Series, hopes to provide readers with a general, but thoughtful, review of Barbara Tuchmann's research into how Woodrow Wilson, despite his long held stand on non-intervention, managed a shift to war.
The American Indians
By My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Who were the first real Americans? In this book you will be introduced to the American Indians, their society and their culture! You’ll learn amazing facts which you never would have guessed, from cuisine and sports to crafts, pottery, sculptures or even ships. ”The American Indians” will interest general readers as well as scholars and students.
Banglar Itihas Adi Yug Theke
By Dilip K. Bandyopadhyay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: Bengali. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of Bengal from the period of Mahabharata to independent India written in Bengali
Incredible Facts About Ukraine That Few People Know
By Victoria Sunsett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Oksana Vitruk. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Until recent, not many people around the world knew what and where is Ukraine. Read these incredible facts about Ukraine in this book.
A Welcome Tragedy: Factors that Led to the U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862 resulted in the hanging of 38 Dakota Indians and the permanent expulsion of the Dakota from beyond the borders of the state of Minnesota. Although these results were foreseeable and preventable, the Indian System fostered neglect, nourished corruption, and welcomed tragedy.
Unwarranted Expulsion: The Removal of the Winnebago Indians
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
In February of 1863 the Winnebago Indians of southern Minnesota were undeservedly exiled from beyond the state of Minnesota forever.
The American Tobacco Controversy: The Tobacco Controversy of 1857 Revisited
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Throughout the latter half of the nineteenth century the effects of tobacco smoking were extremely uncertain which led to wide debate, sparked initially by the Tobacco Controversy of 1857.
The Battle of Point Pleasant: A Critical Event at the Onset of a Revolution
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
On October 10, 1774, the Battle of Point Pleasant raged between colonial Virginians and the native Indians of western Virginia. This relatively unknown battle was a critical event that may or may not have been the first battle of the American Revolution.
The Tobacco Controversy of 1857: An Early Debate and its Delayed Results
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The proliferation of smoking sparked the first public debate about its effects. Beginning in 1857, this passionate debate of those both for and against the use of tobacco was laid out in the British Medical Journal The Lancet.
Searching for the Golden Hinde
By David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the famous galleon commanded by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Wrong Ticket Home
By Glenn Telfer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Poems about the first and second world wars and their place in our mind and our soul.
The Execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake
By David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Plumbatae
By Jesús Vega
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
Arqueología experimental de la plumbata, un dardo tardorromano lastrado con plomo y lanzado a mano. Tablas de alcance, balística de efectos.
The Battle of Pavia 1525
By Stephen Lark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
My Vietnam photos, 1968
By William Allen Perry 2nd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The year 1968 was both good and bad for me. After finding out that my vision was not good enough to be a pilot, I joined the US Army as a photo journalist. Vietnam was waiting after my training period. I was happy to make good friends in the military...and lucky to be sent to Germany after my tour in the Nam.
Cultura Maya
By Sergio Vazquez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este es una compilación de información de aproximadamente 150,000 palabras sobre la Cultura Maya, ideal para conocer lo básico sobre esta maravillosa cultura.