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The Story of Imam Hussein Zainab's Role
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Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This is ilustared history based on real events painted by many artist of different times. Imam Hussein was the son of Ali ibn Abi į¹¬alib (fourth Rashidun Caliph of Sunni Islam, and first Imam of Shia Islam) and Fatimah Zahra (daughter of the Islamic prophet Muhammad) and the younger brother of Hasan ibn Ali. He is an important figure in Islam, as he is a member of the Ahl al-Bayt.
Heroes, Kings & Warrior Queens
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Following on from Book 1 “Ireland’s Ancient Gods”, now take a walk on the path of Ireland’s great mythical, legendary and historical figures of Queen Maeve, Queen Macha, King Brian Ború, Fionn mac Cumhaill, Grace O’Malley and Cú Chulainn. These figures are forever immortalised in Irish History and countryside through place names and ancient monuments.
Stories from Herodotus
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Claret Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Retold by Lorna Oakes for children of all ages. Herodotus was a keen traveller who went all over the Ancient World and wrote about what he saw and heard creating the first history book. The blockbuster movie, 300, about King Leonidas, is from his work and his stories are timeless. Appropriate retelling for Key Stage 2.
A Conductor am I
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A conductor am I is about 16 stories of Shocking tales, of lightning strikes. By Casey Heinzism.
The Eleven Powers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“The most holy of all Balinese Hindu festivals, the Eka Dasa Rudra, the Festival of the Eleven Powers, was celebrated on the last day of the Balinese century in the Saka year 1900 (1979 AD). This book is a record of that festival.”
Walter Gottlieb Groebli Nazi Sympathizer In Nyack, New York January 1941
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Walter Groebli met Percy Whittlesey on a road in Connecticut sometime in the early fall of 1940. Whittlesey adopted Groebli. He took him into his home to work as a houseboy. Little did Whittlesey know at the time but Groebli was virulently pro-Nazi. He came from an Atlanta, GA family that came to the U.S. from the German section of Switzerland. Groebli also attended Bund meetings in New Jersey.
Ireland's Ancient Gods
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Series: History & Myth. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,730. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Travel back in time to an ancient and isolated land sitting on the western edge of Europe whose aged forests radiate a mystic and secret past. The land’s unknown inhabitants provide a rich myth of gods and legends, while its ancient druid practices are buried deep within its soul, a hidden energy of an unknown time long gone.
Five Clare Families: A Memoir of the McMahons, Hennessys, Killeens, Cahills and Lawlors of County Clare
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Price: Free! Words: 12,100. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This is a short account of five families that lived in and around the Newmarket-on-Fergus district in County Clare from the 1880s to the 1930s. While researching family history in Ireland presents some challenges, it is not as difficult as is often made out. This work provides a practical guide to the available sources and example of how to present the results of your research.
The New Vauban: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Mobile towers suggested for defense over trenches in conventional warfare. Interchangeable body armor and shields through piecework parts. Mole machines, earthquake warfare and deep citadels reviewed and opined upon. Basics of fortification is discussed.
Baby Killers
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Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author Jim Morris ponders the hated nickname "Baby Killers" given to Vietnam War soldiers, and then explains the extraordinary lengths U.S. soldiers go to in order to avoid civilian casualties, often at the soldiers' own expense.
The Green Berets Fiftieth Anniversary
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Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author and ex-Green Beret Jim Morris attends a fiftieth anniversary party for the Green Berets. This special forces unit traces its history back to the dawn of World War II when the OSS ran American intelligence's field operations in conjunction with resistance and guerilla fighters from countries occupied by the Nazis.
The Failure of Industrialisation and Imperialism to Develop in Imperial China
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Imperial China was one of the richest, most cultured and powerful states in history. Why it did not pass through an industrial revolution or secure itself an empire remains unresolved. This account of the scholarly debate on these questions concludes its Confucian ethos may provide the answer.
Sharavega
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Price: Free! Words: 5,590. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Exploring truth, while still being relevant and thoroughly entertaining.
Plan RD: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A war plan integrated into an economic viability shift to the hunter/gatherer aspect of human society. We sabotage alliances against us through raiding and destruction of assets overseas.
Ensayo Sobre La Vida De Príncipe Enrique El Navegante
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Este trabajo tiene como objetivo difundir al público en general un ensayo sobre la vida de Príncipe Enrique el navegante que fue galardonado con el primer premio Henriquino en 1960 en el pueblo de Sagres, en Portugal.
Essai Sur La Vie de Prince Henri Le Navigateur
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: French. Published: October 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Ce travail vise à diffuser au grand public un essai sur la vie de prince Henry le navigateur qui a reçu le premier prix Henriquino en 1960 dans le village de Sagres, en Portugal.
Graveyards of Montgomery County, Pa.
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2014 by Bygone Era Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Cemeteries are more than just the final resting places of our loved ones. They are repositories for the historical knowledge of communities and the families that lived there. Graveyards of Montgomery County, PA brings this history to life through the county's places of death. Discover how each cemetery came to be and who some of their locally and nationally famous decedents are.
Essay on the Life of Prince Henry the Navigator
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This work aims to disseminate to the general public an essay on the life of the Prince Henry the Navigator who was awarded the first prize Henriquino in 1960 in the village of Sagres, Portugal.
Ensaio Sobre a Vida do Infante D. Henrique
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Esta obra tem como finalidade divulgar junto do público em geral um ensaio sobre a vida do Infante D. Henrique que foi galardoado com o primeiro prémio Henriquino, em 1960, na Vila de Sagres, em Portugal.
Esta é a Ditosa Pátria Minha Amada
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Neste livro épico deste povo glorioso que são os Lusitanos o autor elaborou poesia em oitava rima ao modo camoniano contando a história de Portugal desde o Rei D. Sebastião até aos nossos tempos.