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Steam Age Machines
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery
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A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
Średniowiecze. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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Dzieje Europy i Polski w średniowieczu. W książce omówiono początki państwa polskiego, okres rozbicia dzielnicowego i unię z Litwą. Scharakteryzowano także między innymi przebieg krucjat oraz wojny stuletniej.
Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni
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Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
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Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know! In 43 CE Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal decent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever. Whispersyncs to audio edition.
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 Persian Nightingale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,280. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Madelina Forbes Mitchell’s memoir is an interesting read that gives an insight into her extraordinary life and the trials endured upon moving to Australia with her husband Fredrick Mitchell in 1838. The reader is given a snapshot of time through the eyes of someone who was a little bit further up the aristocratic ladder than most.
We Rise
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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As the rights & minds of black people are continuously undermined; we fail to realize that the battle is not with other races; its with our own identity. This powerful eBook addresses the change black people must individually address to grow collectively.
World War II Plus 75 -- The Road To War
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 445,110. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Opening volume of a day-by-day history of World War II, tied to the 75th anniversary of humanity's greatest conflict. This volume covers the years before, causes of, and lives that fought the war. It is based on "World War II Plus 55," the author's award-winning website on World War II, which was on the web from 1995 to 2013.
The Tragedy of Minnie McGee
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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A portrait of the first woman sentenced to the death penalty on Prince Edward Island. The author delves into the mindset of Minnie McGee , the terrible consequences and her life after incarceration.
The Buffalo and Crocodile Hunters of the Northern Territory
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,340. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The hunters of feral buffalo and wild crocodiles of the Northern Territory of Australia lived a life full of danger. They and their horses galloped over uneven ground at top speed until they were alongside the beast with huge and deadly horns. Deaths to both man and horse were not unknown. This was their 'dry' season occupation. In the 'wet', the men set their sights on the cunning crocodile.
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Second Edition]
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
A detailed guide to the factual mistakes that writers of historical fiction often make—and how to avoid them. From medieval knights smoking cigars to characters crossing streets that wouldn’t exist for another 2000 years, historical novelist Alleyn exposes and explains the often hilarious, always painful goofs that turn up most frequently in fiction set in the past.
A Journey of a Bouncing Czech
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 83,840. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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A story of a Czech girl who finds herself after the Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia in London, her subsequent departure for Canada, her adventures, travels and survival in the world of retail, her sicknesses, triumphs and setbacks she handles and retains with her drive and a sense of humor. Part memoir, part history lesson and the enjoyment of the story of the woman who lived it.
A Walking Tour of Poughkeepsie, New York
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Poughkeepsie, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Roger Pringle Kirk and the Alberta Winner Furnace
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Coal furnaces were not unique in the early days of the West, but Roger Kirk and his Alberta Winner coal furnace and Kirk's stoker were different. Here we tell fascinating details from our 25 years spent with him.
The Haunts of Adelaide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Allen Tiller lifts the veil on ghost stories and reveals the truth behind the myths and tales that so often become urban legend and local folklore. His mission is to research the historical facts of locations, people, places and buildings ‒ from a distinctly paranormal perspective. The Haunts of Adelaide was born…
THE HOPI HI-SUT-SI-NOM (The Ancient Ones)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,270. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
For the first time in the history of the Hopi people a Hopi Kikmongwi is sharing his NAVOTI with an outsider and now with this book, with the world. He risked criticism from his people, but he says it is now time to share this knowledge with the rest of the world. His major concern is that this knowledge will be lost to the younger generations of the Hopi people.
Allendale on the Savannah - Revisited
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 135,290. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Allendale on the Savannah - Revisited is based on an earlier work and is a historical account of the settlement and development of Allendale County, SC from the days of early Spanish explorers through 1970.
Deeper Into The Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Journey Deeper into the Mystery of the sacred places of Aotearoa (New Zealand) with Gary Cook. as he takes you on an inspiring pilgrimage through the awesome landscapes of this land to twelve sacred sites in Aotearoa. Share his adventures and findings - natural and supernatural - along the way as he bears three gifts to each site. This book may well inspire you to go on your own nature pilgrimage.
Da Vinci: His Life and His Legacy
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,910. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
What makes this book different from others about Leonardo? Most books on Da Vinci for kids have very little information, and those geared for adults generally have too much. This book is complete enough to give a good picture of who Leonardo was and what he accomplished, without overwhelming readers; interesting for those who may know nothing about him and for those who know lots about him.
Ancient China: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,470. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Ancient
This book on Ancient China is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will travel through the history of Ancient China learning about the culture, people, and dynasties of the civilization. Take an adventure to Ancient China and learn more about this fascinating civilization by reading this book.
A Walking Tour of Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Pottsville, Pennsylvania is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.