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Historical Gems of the San Francisco Bay Area by Richard Di Giacomo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,880. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Museums of the World, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Whether you are a visitor to the San Francisco Bay Area or a long-term resident of the area, it’s not uncommon to focus on the major, well-known attractions and overlook lesser-known sites that offer more local flavor and background. This book lists over 220 historical sites and museums from all eras of California's rich history.
The Top 100 Most Influential Christians of All Time, Volume 2: From the Reformation to the Twentieth Century by William H. Stephens
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 126,160. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Volume 2 tells the story of the Reformation through Erasmus, Luther, Calvin, and others, the opposition given voice through popes, monks, and Church theologians. We see the great events through the people involved. The fight for religious freedom in America, Great Awakenings, the Great Missionary Movement, attacking the evils of the Industrial Revolution, and how the major denominations began.
The Ancient Maya by My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Reference
“The Ancient Maya” creates a portrait of life in the ancient Mayan civilization. Describes the history, language, social classes, customs, culture, religion, and warfare of the ancient civilization of the Mayas.
Saggezza italiana - 1550 citazioni by My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,840. Language: Italian. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Questo libro contiene 1550 delle migliori citazioni da Italia. Gli insegnamenti sono leader e pensatori di rispettare italiana. “Saggezza italiana - 1550 citazioni” offre lezioni significative sulla vita e di apprendimento.
Book of Firsts - First Time Almost Everything Happened by Gordon Kerr
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Reference
‘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.
Fugitives by Gordon Kerr
Price: Free! Words: 109,600. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Kidnapping, abduction, hostage taking, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Heather Tallchief escaped from the USA with the man she loved and $2.5 million that didn't belong to her. She must have been on an incredible high. However, the buzz didn't last long. Soon after she and Roberto Solanis landed in Amsterdam to start their new life together, her lover vanished with the loot.
Angels by Charlotte Montague
Price: Free! Words: 62,290. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Over 50 per cent of Americans and over one third of British people believe that we all have a guardian angel that protects us throughout our lives. More people believe in these divine bodyguards than in global warming. It is truly astonishing how many spiritually aware people have seen or sensed an angel’s presence at a time of contemplation or hardship.
What's in Your Surname?: The Fascinating Story of British Surnames by William Lewis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,620. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » History » Reference
There are few books which look at British history solely through surnames. William Lewis presents a fascinating and entertaining history with accounts of over 2000 of our surnames. CONTENTS include How old are Surnames?; Surnames from Occupations; Surnames from Places; Surnames from Local Features ; Surnames from Relationships; Surnames from Words of Affection and Surnames from Nicknames.
The Successful Treasure Hunter's Essential Site Research Manual: How to Find Productive Metal Detecting Sites by David Villanueva
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,560. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The secrets of site research finally revealed…Now you can quickly learn how to put your metal detector’s search-coil in the right place every time.
Anne Rice's Unauthorized French Quarter Tour by That Other Tour
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,130. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Anne Rice’s Unauthorized French Quarter Tour is a historical fiction tour which blends old New Orleans with present-day New Orleans. This tour only covers the Vampire Chronicles and Mayfair Witches novels. Anne Rice’s notoriety as a writer began when Interview with the Vampire, the first book in the Vampire Chronicles, made its debut in 1976.
Atlas du Québec by Claude Trudel
Price: Free! Words: 45,870. Language: French. Published: January 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
L’Atlas du Québec compte trois parties. La première contient un répertoire de cartes et plans relatifs au Québec couvrant cinq siècles. La deuxième est un guide d’interprétation d’anciennes cartes géographiques selon trois étapes: observation globale de la carte, analyse de ses éléments et élaboration d’une synthèse. La troisième présente quelques descriptions de cartes exemplaires.