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A Review of "An Imperfect God: George Washington, His Slaves, and the Creation of America"
Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Historiography
An Imperfect God reveals complexities and contradictory attitudes of George Washington and misconceptions about him. Washington, though born into a wealthy family, had only his name to improve his station. He was viewed as uneducated but was well-read and versed in frontier knowledge. He grew up with wealthy planters but was never meant to be one, an opportunist that often lied to improve himself.
A Kid Named Billy, a Review of "The Billy the Kid Reader"
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
No figure of the American West has been harder to explain than Billy the Kid. So little has been confirmed about his life and exploits that getting at his truth is a monumental task. Hundreds of books and articles have been printed about him, as well as numerous movies made, but nothing has been as sensational as the dime novel of the 1880s and most of the books following.
A Review of "Internal Improvement"
Price: Free! Words: 860. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The promise of liberty was hardly able to be promoted by the implementation of internal improvements during the early years of the American nation because few people could agree on how to carry out the improvements or who had the right to make the improvements: the federal government, the state governments, or private investors and/or corporations.
A Review of "Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War"
Price: Free! Words: 1,040. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Maass makes it clear, in Love Thy Neighbor: A Story of War, that he blames Slobodan Milosevic and other Yugoslavian leaders, such as Franjo Tudjman, for the horrendous atrocities performed during the Bosnian War and places significant, but lesser, blame upon the United Nations, and particularly the United States, for not intervening when they could have. Some blame is placed on the Ottomans.
Mad Dog: The Legend and Truth of Jerry Shriver
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Was he a stark-raving lunatic or a man custom-made for combat, in a conflict that tested any man's sanity?
History & Truth
You set the price! Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
The purpose of studying history seen as a purge of human corruption, of original sin. Study to correct error and move on. Material and immaterial causes of history viewed and described and explained.
Mahabharata Sabhaparva
Series: Mahabharata. Price: Free! Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In this book Pandavas are cheated by Kauravas in a game of dice and take all their wealth and banish them to forest for 14 years. I have recorded my study of Mahabharata second chapter Sabhaparva in this ebook. Mahabharata is history of India, an epic war that ended one era and ushered in the current era. It is a story of what is Dharma, what is right or wrong.
The Elvaston Love Story
You set the price! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
He was an aristocrat and a confirmed bachelor She was a successful London actress their affair was the talk of the town but their marriage outraged society, so he took her to his castle in derbyshire here he created a fantasy world, a tribute to their love.
Mahabharata Adiparva
Series: Mahabharata. Price: Free! Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mahabharata is history of India, an epic war that ended one era and ushered in the current era. It is a story of what is Dharma, what is right or wrong. Characters of all shades of human psychology and emotions appear in this book. It is a case study of all types of personalities and situations. This book is the first chapter ‘Adiparva’ of Mahabharata a.k.a Jayakavya.
A Third Miscellany of Manly
Price: Free! Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A third selection of quirky historical information about Manly, New South Wales, selected from the popular Manly Local Studies blog.
Dead Men Tell No Tales: Investigating the Truth of the Resurrection of Jesus
Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / History
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Jesus Christ was killed, buried, and rose to life. Fact or Fiction? Truth or Lies? People have been calling the resurrection story a hoax for hundreds of years, and it's time to get some answers. This brief survey of the historical facts asks the biggest question of them all - did it really happen?
A Second Miscellany of Manly
Price: Free! Words: 9,900. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A further collection of quirky historical information about Manly, New South Wales, based on the popular Manly Local Studies blog.
A Miscellany of Manly
Price: Free! Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A first collection of quirky historical inforamtion about Manly, New South Wales, based on teh popular Manly Local Studies blog.
Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts)
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Headed to Venice, Italy? Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. This indispensable guide, packed with useful information on pricing, quality, and value, includes practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Venice, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world.
The Book and Libraries
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The history of the book, and the relationship between the book and libraries.
In Search Of A New Zealand National Identity
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This is an introduction to whether there is a distinctive New Zealand national identity and, if so, what prompted its development, what sustains it and whether it has changed character over time.
The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This is a memoir of the Petersens, one of the first families to settle at Croydon Bush, a farming district near Gore in Southland. Full of tales of Sydney convicts, Māori princesses and Norwegian whalers who jumped ship, their story is typical of the many thousands of settlers who came to New Zealand. It tells how ordinary people built a new community – and a new nation.
The Fabulous Films of the 30s
Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » History » North America
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.
A Small Qango — Reminiscences of the Home Budgeting Advisory Committee of the Minister of Social Welfare 1978 - 1988
Price: Free! Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / money management
The Home Budgeting Advisory Committee exercised initiatives that were unprecedented for “Quasi Autonomous Government Organisations”. In ten years of committee meetings and gatherings it prompted a shift in the attitude of government to the expenses of volunteer organisations. Its legacy is seen in $407m of household debt now being managed by family budgeting groups.
Earth Epochs
Price: Free! Words: 77,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Earth Epochs looks at major cataclysms across the Holocene, the Earth's Axis Tilt event of 3,448 YBP and its world wide cataclysm. And the Last Great Cataclysm, 7000 Years ago and its catastrophic effects. It also reviews in detail the Younger-Dryas event of 12,900 YBP. In addition, it also makes the case for Giant Humans in the Historical Record as well Dinosaurs in the Historic Record