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The Mayers - Book Three Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Kath And Phil Walton
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Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The third in a series of short books which recording the Walton family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
The Making of Operation Dumbo Drop
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Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Jim Morris (author of War Story) published his story about the making of the Disney movie, Operation Dumbo Drop, starring Danny Glover and Ray Liotta, about the efforts of the Green Berets in transporting elephants (hence "Dumbo") via helicopter over the Vietnamese jungle while the war was going on. Pretty crazy...and based on a real event! Turns out making the movie was every bit as difficult.
Infoboxx Book of Sikaman Awards
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Price: Free! Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
This is a collection of Sikaman Awards from 2010 to 2014, supported by Infoboxx. The awards are compiled annually, using social media. It is meant to be fun but also chronicle the events of each year in Ghana.
The Irish Celtic Church
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 2 “Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens”, explore the origins of Irish myth and the famous monks of the Irish Celtic Church who served as a beacon of light in a dark Europe. Read of Ireland’s Golden Era as a centre of learning, spreading education and Christianity through its monastic and spiritual teachings.
Three Blind Mice
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,930. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The wonderfully dark (and yet true) stories behind our favorite children's nursery rhymes.
Women in the Book Trade: Three Women Publishers of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting
This book profiles three women publishers at three women's presses: Emily Faithfull at the Victoria Press in the nineteenth century, and Lilian Mohin at Onlywomen Press and Sue Butterworth at Silver Moon Books in the twentieth century. For the reader interested in printing by women as well as publishing by women this book provides an account of those experiences also.
The Hollands - Book Two Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton
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Price: Free! Words: 5,630. Language: British English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The second in a series of short books which records the Holland family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
A Hot Time in the Cold War, Moscow 1967-68
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
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The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
Paris je t'aime
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cesse-t-on jamais d’être de son village ? En « vingt arrondissements et deux rives de fleuve », Colette a cherché à retrouver à Paris sa province perdue, un village en somme avec ses autochtones, ses habitants anonymes ou illustres (Cocteau, Bérard, Bove etc.), ses lieux de rencontres, ses boutiques et ses restaurants (le Grand Véfour).
French Holidays & Traditions
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In this book you will learn the secret history behind many French traditions. One or two short stories, related to a French holiday or tradition, are presented in each of the twelve chapters (one for each month), and followed by a list of holidays. Written in an entertaining style, but packed with information, this is a handy reference for a monthly dose of French culture.
The Hamlet of Howth Junction
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Price: Free! Words: 9,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The tiny hamlet of Howth Junction grew from the passing of the railway through this area of North Dublin in Ireland. The early inhabitants worked either on the land or on the railway. The late twentieth century saw the hamlet swallowed into the greater Dublin area thereby losing its identity as a small rural community. This book sets out to record the arrival of the railway here and the people
Volcano Meme 1
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Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
An Apocalyptic meme runs like a thread through the Bible. To what extent is this meme related to a natural disaster that occurred in the Mediteranean in the 17th Century BC?
Heliopolis 2
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Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Heliopolis, and its ancient Priesthood are far more important in the history and development of the West than is currently acknowledged. In 'Heliopolis 1' we intimated that as far as the Judeo-Christian heritage is concerned, there is much to be learned by following the Heliopolis trail. 'Heliopolis 2' starts to follow some of the leads.
Optimus Vice
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Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Christianity in its latter days has become an organization entailing a two pronged class groups, those who have chosen the Bible as their final authority and those who have been made by other men to believe that man is final authority in Bible interpretation. For the sake of simplicity, I shall refer to the first group as "Bible believing Christians."
Etruscan Origins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the finding of recent DNA studies.
The Armoured Train Incident
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
On 15 November 1899, near the start of the Anglo-Boer War, an armoured train with a young Winston Churchill aboard ground its way through the misty hinterland of Natal, South Africa. The Boers, fearsome, brave Afrikaner farmers known for their marksmanship, had proved to be a formidable force. As the train steamed along, the soldiers were aware the elusive foe could strike at any time.
Indian Endemic: The Intentional Decimation of Native Peoples
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
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For centuries, descendants of Europeans enacted purposed plans for ridding themselves of what they saw as problems created by Native Americans. Some of these plans were intended to wipe out Native Americans entirely while some others were meant to curtail efforts of Native Americans, push them away, keep them in controlled environments, completely subjugated, forcing them to cede their lands.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,320. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
Ojkače Kninske krajine
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Price: $2.47 USD. Words: 850. Language: Serbo-Croatian. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » World music
Ova e-knjiga je zbirka od 42 napjeva za ojkanje, tradicionalni način pjevanja naroda Kninske krajine koji je UNESCO-ov odbor za nematerijalnu kulturnu baštinu svijeta 2010 uvrstio na popis ugrožene nematerijalne baštine.
Assassination of John F Kennedy
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Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: British English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This ebook explains to readers the mystery of the JFK assassination in Nov 1963 – why it happens, and the exact date and time of its occurrence. The immediate reactions of investors are to sell down stocks. But stocks rally the next trading day. Why? The market movements can be foreseen by applying our prediction methodology.