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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 Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized
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Series: Boiled Down, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
The Saggar Maker's Bottom Knocker, or The Story of Pottery in a Box
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Yes, not only was there (and is there) such a thing as a saggar, but there was also something or someone known as a saggar maker’s bottom knocker. And the route to the saggar bottom knocking starts with ancient China and takes in a few alchemists, white gold, Marco Polo, missionaries, house arrest, and even a wallaby along the way.
A Touch of Imagination: An Intelligent Traveler’s Guide to Hungary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Author Chris Wilkinson explores Hungary, the nation where East meets West in Europe. He takes readers on a journey through its incredible past in a series of enlightening historical and travel essays. Readers learn how Hungary has been built up, conquered and freed, torn apart and stitched together. Why it is constantly on the mend and busting open old wounds. Come along on a fascinating journey.
An Election of Patriots a true novel in their own words
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Series: The TIME-LIFE Conspiracy. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
It didn’t just happen that soundbite television came to trivialize policy. Someone willed it. A very surprising someone. With the best possible intentions. For the best possible reasons. In all sincerity. To save the Republic. To elect the best possible President. A crime of influence. Perpetrated by real people. Who paid a real price. This is their true story. In their own words.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The first popular history and overview of Muslim women and their great accomplishments. It portrays over 50 extraordinary Muslim women from the birth of Islam in the 7th century CE through the 19th century who have played crucial roles in shaping the religion and in scholarship, the arts and much more.
Forgotten Heritage of Tatars
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,770. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
This small, but capacious book is a short brief of a real History of Tatars. It based on my previous historical works on the History of Tatars, my native nation. So I would like to inform you about my researching work on the very little known History of Tatars.
Karbala, The Complete Picture
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,450. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by The World Federation of KSIMC. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The real significance of the mission of Imam Husein (as) at Karbala can only be understood by knowing what went on before, during and after this campaign. This book sets out to do just that. The book is written using bullet points, short paragraphs and plain language to make the reading easy, quick, enjoyable and interesting.
Ruff Puff : A
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Some Americans called them “Ruff-Puffs” and laughed at them. We called them our brothers and lived and fought alongside them every day in South Vietnam. These militia troops fought for freedom for their towns and families - and we fought with them. This is the story of a MAT team (5 American Army advisors) in one of the 244 Districts in South Vietnam and about our great militia counterparts.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
Atlantis Pyramids Floods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Did Noah’s Flood Destroy Atlantis and Damage the Pyramids? There is now visual evidence that water from Noah’s Flood damaged the Great Pyramid and other structures on the Giza Plateau. Khafre, the tallest pyramid was damaged by the flood except its top. A cap was left on the top of this pyramid that now acts as the high-water mark for Noah’s Great Flood. Other evidence date the flood to 11600 BCE.
Deaths at Josephine's Gasworks Hotel
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,310. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Immerse yourself in Victorian era intrigue and the world of publican Josephine. A story never before told. A suspicious death, a coroner’s inquest, a Supreme Court verdict of fraud and a family cut out of a last minute will. Did Josephine kill this man and three others? Climb aboard the investigative journey. Includes readers’ guide for book group. Follow on Twitter for added colour.
Genocide - A History from Carthage to Darfur
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying
As Winston Churchill learned the full horror of the Nazi atrocities, he reportedly said, ‘This is a crime that has no name’. The sheer scale of the mass murder made a new expression necessary: this went beyond anything seen before or since. The term ‘genocide’ was coined by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent, who lost most of his family in the Holocaust.
Missions Of Fire And Mercy - Until Death Do Us Part
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,250. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
william peterson was awarded the silver medal for memoirs in the 2011 military writer's society of america, for his book “missions of fire and mercy”. the author served as a huey crew chief/door gunner with charlie 227th assault helicopter battalion, first air cavalry. come along for the ride of your life while we fly nap of the earth receiving enemy fire. you're hit by shrapnel from ak47 fire.
Apocalypse Then . . . And Now: An Alternative View of 9/11
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
In this unique combined eyewitness account, thought diary, and monologue on the Twin Tower collapse on Sept. 11, 2001, the author asks: On one of the most momentous days in Twenty-first Century History, what were people really thinking? Were they all thinking the same thoughts as the pundits and the politicians? Were the bottom 10% thinking the same thoughts as the top 5%?
The Longest Trail: Kentuckians and The Great Migration to Oregon, 1843
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Longest Trail is the story of the Great Migration to Oregon in 1843. Special emphasis is given to the role of Kentuckians in the Westward Movement. There were the famous sons of the Bluegrass, such as Kit Carson and William Sublette, but more important to this book are the obscure men and women who undertook a heroic endeavor - to cross the continent to settle the Northwest.
Book of Firsts - First Time Almost Everything Happened
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
‘It’s not winning silver; it’s losing gold’, says a famous Nike ad, hammering home the painful truth that posterity has little compassion for those who finish second. They are, more often than not, expunged from history, years – perhaps even decades – of grinding toil and desperate hope cast into the dustbin of history.
The Day They Hanged a Banker
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Social history;A miscellany of tales of fraud from the 19th century onwards. Whatever we just lived through during the crisis of 2008, our forebears got just the same. From a man that invented a country, to Ponzi's stamp collection and diamonds lying about on the desert floor. We keep on believing that the too good to be true will be true this time around.
Vanguard Elite
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Series: Cold War, Hot Passions, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,740. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
THE GREATEST CONSPIRACY THE WORLD HAS EVER KNOWN STARTED WITH THE STORMING OF THE WINTER PALACE. An epic historical saga of three intertwined families who live and die by their love of their Russian motherland and the searing passions they arouse in each other. VANGUARD ELITE is Book 1 of COLD WAR, HOT PASSIONS.
Thanksgiving Day - Religious to Secular
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Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
This book traces the history of how the celebration of Thanksgiving in the U.S.A. has changed from the time of the Pilgrims in 1621 to modern day 2012. What started as a religious observance marked by worship, prayer, a hearty meal and a community attitude of thankfulness has transitioned over time to a secular long weekend filled with family, friends, over-eating, watching football and shopping.