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The Age of Dragons - A Historical Guide to These Legendary Creatures
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The Age of Dragons: a short non-fiction educational guide that explores the origin and impact that dragons have had on a variety of cultures. Questions such as... what is the oldest dragon inspired artifact? Are dragons evil? What does the Bible say about dragons?... and many more are answered in this 16 page pictorial guide.
dMAC Digest Vol 7 No 1 The Lindisfarne Gospels
Price: Free! Words: 11,930. Language: Australian English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Reference
We trace the history surrounding The Lindisfarne Gospels, one of the world’s greatest masterpieces of Latin calligraphy and illumination; from when it was written at the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, through the Viking attacks, to its current resting place in the British Library.
Popular Culture and Current Affairs in the Early 21st Century (2000s & 2010s): My Perspective
Price: Free! Words: 10,950. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book outlines some of the major events and cultural themes of the first two decades of the 21st century. This book was written as a reference companion to my other books, especially the Princess’s Spirit novels, as my viewpoint of this period has deeply affected my writing. However, I believe it may also be interesting more generally as one ‘participant’ perspective on this period.
Dictators Favorite Ways to Kill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017 by Thomas Crowne. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
While some of the worst tyrants in history have taken a severe beating from the media, society, historians and those oppressed and terrorized by them, when looked at objectively the Christian god so highly lauded today is in fact far worse than any of the mortal human recreant satraps that have plagued mankind for millennia.
Born in 1916.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Born in 1916 by Kerry Butters is a reference Book from that year, included in it are things in the News, Famous Births and Deaths etc. Great for birthday presents. Look out for other years in the series or maybe buy your own birth year. Look out for other years in the series by the same Author. 1916 - 2016
A’dan Z’ye ATATÜRK
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: Turkish. Published: November 24, 2016 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
10 Kasım 1938 tarihinde dünyaya gözlerini yuman bu vatan aşığı lider Etnografya müzesinde geçici olarak kabrine konuldu. Cenazesine bütün dünya liderlerinin katılması dikkat çekiciydi. 10 Kasım 1953 tarihinde ise naşı Etnografya müzesinden törenle Anıtkabir’e nakledildi.
Barton & Childers of Glendalough, Co. Wicklow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Bob Barton and his cousin Erskine Childers found themselves increasingly drawn into the events of 1916-22. As protégés of the British public school system, they were unlikely but highly effective adherents to Sinn Fein. Executed for his beliefs, Erskine’s legacy was to found a dynasty that has already produced a President of Ireland and a senior diplomat in the United Nations.
Tisdall of Charlesfort Co. Meath Ireland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book traces the history of the TISDALL FAMILY OF CHARLESFORT from about 1630 up to the present day. Charlefort was the name of the house built by the Tisdalls c. 1740 and replaced their old residence known as MOUNT TISDALL. Their estates were mainly in MARTRY, NEAR KELLS IN CO. MEATH.
Preston of Gormanston Ireland
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The Prestons lived in Co. Meath, Ireland for close to 6 centuries and contributed in no small way to the political, military and social life of the country.
Acton of Kilmacurragh Co. Wicklow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,510. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Arthur Kavanagh. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The Acton family of Kilmacurragh, Co. Wicklow has been associated with the house and estate since the 17th century when the original house also called Westaston was built. The estate was situated near Glenealy, midway between Rathdrum and Brittas Bay. The house was home to many generations of Actons whose menfolk, like many of the gentry menfolk, produced capable Army officers.
Brand Names - World Famous Brand Names and Their Origin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices, Nonfiction » History » Reference
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad, 9/11 Conspiracy, New World Order and many more...
August 27: The Story of a Special Day
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015 and represented by Timespinner Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
The Story of a Special Day — the birthday card they'll never throw away! Learn what happened in history, who was born, who died, and what's being celebrated around the world. What happened on your special day? From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, this ebook makes the perfect present for any special day!
The Book and Libraries
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
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The history of the book, and the relationship between the book and libraries.
Freedom's Light: Quotations from History's Champions of Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
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FREEDOM'S LIGHT contains quotations from 38 of history's champions of freedom, from Aristotle to Zlata Filipovic, from George Washington to Martin Luther King, Jr. Included are Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Anne Frank and many more.
War and Peace A Collection of “Quotations”
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Reference
War is an organized and often prolonged conflict that is carried out by states or non-state actors. It is generally characterized by extreme violence, social disruption and an attempt at economic destruction. Peace is an occurrence of harmony characterized by lack of violence, conflict behaviors and the freedom from fear of violence. Commonly understood as the
Where Is Cambodia Democracy Today 2014?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The World kew that Cambodia began Democracy in 1993, but where is The Real Cambodia Today 2014?
The Essential Guide to Old, Antique and Ancient Metal Spoons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Kitchenware, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This illustrated guide to spoons has been produced for finders, collectors, family historians and anyone interested in spoons from earliest times to the nineteenth century. The book is basically divided into three sections: the first covers the development of spoons, particularly silver, from earliest times; the second covers old base metal spoons and the third, some continental spoons.
Time Of Humans - The New Legacy
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
As the planet constantly evolved, so to has life. From the smallest organism, every stage along the way. Through ideal conditions for life, to conditions that have severely compromised and threatened the chances for all life to continue. We have succeeded, where many of our earlier ancestors didn’t, as did every other living thing on Earth today. This is us, this is the modern world.
Beginnings - The Earth And Life
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
We all know that life on Earth is possible! We are here and so is every other form of life that we know. Three-point five billion years ago, Earth’s atmosphere and environment was very different from today.
Torture: The Pros and Cons of the Issue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Torture. That single word is enough to spark a passionate debate from either side. It’s hard to form a view one way or another when there is so much heated opinion for or against it. The ViewCaps Pros and Cons series takes a step back and looks at the issue objectively. It lays out only the facts and let’s you decide what opinion to take. ViewCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With e