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Mini Kilt Tours Self-Drive Touring Guide Glasgow to Oban via Inveraray and Loch Awe
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
A self-drive touring guide from Glasgow to Oban via Inveraray. Written by Andrea Middleton, a blue badge guide for Scotland with over 15 years experience, and herself a native of Scotland. Take yourself on a journey to Oban as if you have your own personal tour guide with you, giving commentary, stories, folklore and legend, to make the area come alive, unlike standard guide books.
Fairbury, Illinois and the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story interweaves the stories of prominent Fairbury citizens and the 1893 Columbian Exposition. If you are interested in Fairbury history, this short story explains Fairbury's role in the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
See you in Istanbul - Kistalight
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: Swedish. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
Äldre par på vift i Istanbul eller livet är en weekend tour
Priče iz Gođenja - 2.dio
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: Bosnian. Published: April 19, 2015 and represented by Irfan Lilic. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Knjiga "Priče iz Gođenja" je serija priča koje su nastale u periodu od 2005 do 2014 u kojima je Mehmedalija Sulejman Lilić prenosio vijesti iz rodnog sela i sa svojim bogatim i razumljivim stilom uz mnoštvo slika budio uspomene po svijetu rasutih Gođenjaca. Drugi dio obuhvata dio priča napisanih 2005., 2006. i 2007. godine
Back of a Beer Mat: Bits from the Blog
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer
The award-winning authors of 'Brew Britannia' and Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog have selected their favourite posts from the last few years, given them a polish, and put them together as a taster of what they're about. If you're interested in the places, people and events which have shaped the modern British beer scene, you'll enjoy pieces about Boddington's Bitter, Adnams of Southwold, and the
Marie Prevost Canadian Film Actress of Early Hollywood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Marie Prevost rose from a bit player in a mob scene in a Mack Sennett produced comedy to become the lead actress of numerous silent films from the mid to late 1920s. My research has uncovered facts from ancestry records and newspaper clippings that fill in the blanks of many events in her short life. Tragically Marie's decline was a precipitous one, which ruined her health and left her dead at 38.
Musashi
Price: $3.99 USD. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Asian
See the battleship that was recently found by Paul Allen, before and during her sinking.
Zulu War Heroes: Defenders of Rorke's Drift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Concise biographical tributes and stories of the deeds of a selection of men who played a prominent part in the defence of Rorke's Drift against an army of determined and ferocious warriors during the Zulu War of 1879. The battle was made famous by the motion picture 'Zulu!'
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III: Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This is the second edition of The New World Crisis, a short history of the Second Cold War and, perhaps, the origins of the Third World War. Unlike traditional histories, it is intended to be a living document which I will regularly update to account for new developments and interpretations.
Essay über das Leben von Heinrich der Seefahrer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: German. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Der Prinz Heinrich kann als Symbol für den Willen und die Anstrengungen der anonyme Seefahrers, Kartographen genommen werden, von Kosmographen der Kaufleute und Abenteurer, die der moderne Mensch in neue Dimensionen, um die weltweit Perspektive aufbauen half.
The Suncomers; Girls' SF by a 9 Year Old, circa 1961 Chapter 1, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
A girl's SF by a nine year old in 1961 is a young work that FEMSPEC sometimes includes. Since “girls have the same fantasies of omni potence and infinite transformation boys do,” a nine year old girl shows the early attention to the joys of space invasion.Her "found" fiction contains three yellow people: Sunny, Beamer, and Ray, aliens equipped with an English dictionary.
Lusitania Diary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
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100 years after the Lusitania was torpedoed, a passenger’s diary was translated into English, revealing the story of an earlier journey aboard the doomed ocean liner. The author was a 33 year old Danish photographer, who describes his safe voyage to America; the hardships, joys and social life aboard the magnificent ship, seven years before disaster killed nearly 1,200 men, women and children.
The Secret Files of White America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
It all starts with a file on many Black Americans--even those without a history of imprisonment. I am afraid of our Hebrew Elohim and what he will do to protect Black America--good Whites are clueless. Already the God of Israel is turning spring into winter, and coming is a winter during the summers. America must let its Hebrew slaves return to Israel by moving the people there without murdering.
Historical Documents: Letter of the Twenty Fourth Century, Femspec Issue 1.1
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Femspec Journal. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
This writer from the 1930s was similar to modern feminists. The story set in the twenty-fourth century includes introspection on prophecies of the past through the mechanism of old books that had been discovered from the turn of the 20th century by the protagonist.
The Mayan Culture: Past and Present
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015 by The Florida Hoosier. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
There are many things to see while visiting this tiny Central American country, including Mayan temples, many exotic animals and birds, Jaguars, and a variety of snakes and parakeets.
Moj zavičaj
Price: Free! Words: 6,730. Language: Bosnian. Published: April 9, 2015 and represented by Irfan Lilic. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Besplatna knjiga "Moj zavičaj", Mehmadalije Sulejmana Lilića je sastavljena iz tri priče: "Moj rodni kraj", u kojoj kroz stihove prolazi kroz sva sela svoga zavičaja, "Mogu ja otići iz Gođenja, ali Gođenji ne mogu iz mene", u kojoj prikazuje prve korake u svome povratku na babovinu, te "Zima u mom zavičaju" koja prikazuje ljepote zimske idile u Gođenjima, te životna razmišljanja i dileme.
The Dance of Ghosts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit
Epidemic and deprivation were widespread among Native American tribes in the nineteenth century. The Ghost Dance asserted that Native Americans were God’s chosen people, attempting to restore Native American pride, dignity, power, and autonomy. The 1870 Ghost Dance was a combination of a curing rite (curing for diseases and to bring a "lost soul" back to its body) and an increase rite.
Examining the Issue of Enslaving Native Americans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
In 1550-51, Bartolomé de las Casas and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, in the Valladolid Debate, attempted to settle the issue of whether or not Native Americans should have been enslaved, given sanction by the Pope. Both carefully argued their side, las Casas stating emphatically, through his "Apología," that Native Americans were not all uncivilized and that only Canaanite tribes could be enslaved.
Ο ΝΑΟΣ ΤΟΥ ΑΓΙΟΥ ΜΗΝΑ ΣΤΟΥΣ ΛΟΓΓΑΔΕΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΙΝΩΝ
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: Greek. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Ο ναός του αγίου Μηνά βρίσκεται στο χωριό Λογγάδες, παλιά Αρδομίτσα, κοντά στη λίμνη των Ιωαννίνων. Είναι αφιερωμένος στον άγιο Μηνά τον Αιγύπτιο. Στην παρούσα μελέτη γίνεται προσπάθεια καταγραφής της ιστορίας, της αρχιτεκτονικής και της διακόσμησής του.
ΕΜΠΟΡΙΚΟΙ ΔΡΟΜΟΙ ΣΤΟ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΟ Η ΧΡΙΣΤΙΑΝΙΚΗ ΤΟΠΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΚΟΣΜΑ ΙΝΔΙΚΟΠΛΕΥΣΤΗ
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: Greek. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Η Χριστιανική Τοπογραφία του Κοσμά Ινδικοπλεύστη, στο πρώτο μισό του 6ου αιώνα, δίνει πολύ σημαντικές γεωγραφικές πληροφορίες για την Αιθιοπία, την Ινδία, την Κεϋλάνη, την Κίνα, οι οποίες είναι κατά κύριο λόγο ακριβείς γιατί προέρχονται από προσωπικά ταξίδια του συγγραφέα. Μας ενημερώνει για τη διακίνηση του βυζαντινού εμπορίου με τις χώρες της Ανατολής.