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1s Upon A Time
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Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
For those who hate numbers; and those who like them. Are numbers weird, annoying things that don't mean much? And where did they come from anyway? We don't learn the history of numbers in Math class. This gives them an unreal image that confuses a lot of people. But they came from somewhere for a reason and it helps to know where. This is a short article about the invention of 1, long, long ago.
Turning Points: The Campaigns That Changed Canada - 2011 and Before
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 158,090. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The dramatic political events of 2011 -- the election of a Conservative majority government after seven years of minority rule -- have sent Canadian politics hurtling in a new and unpredictable direction. The drama of one of the most exciting elections in Canadian history is captured in this revised and updated edition of Turning Points: the Campaigns That Changed Canada.
The Lunesdale & Oxenholme Staghounds - A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,700. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
Today, the Lunesdale and Oxenholme Staghounds are consigned to history and for the most part forgotten. The deer they chased, including Lion and Mabel, have gone to that great rutting ground in the sky. The horses, among them White Wine and Lionel, push up the grass instead of grazing it, and the sound of the horn and halloa has been replaced by the rumble of traffic and the high-speed train.
Piąta Komenda
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: Polish. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Historia największej prowokacji tajnych służb komunistycznej Polski. Czym była fikcyjna Piąta Komenda WiN? Czy prowokatorzy jeszcze żyją?
Obama Will Win, but Romney Will Be President
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This book analyzes every presidential election in U.S. history, focusing on how political parties emerged and learned how to target Electoral College votes. Dr. Murdock analyzes the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and predicts the results state by state. His conclusion is that Obama will win the popular vote, but lose in the Electoral College
Putting Away Childish Things: A New Synthesis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,220. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
We compare the intellectual growth of mankind to the maturation of an individual and suggest that mankind is nearing the end of its adolescence. Without a paradigm shift mankind like an unsophisticated child is doomed to continue repeating fatal errors. Religion and science are part of our intellectual growth one being the original thesis, the other the antithesis. Synthesis requires a sorting.