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The Blind History Lady Presents; The First Things I Learned
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: Free! Words: 53,870. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Inclusive education
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The first book in a historical series of stories that look back at the day-to-day, lives of the average blind man or woman in the United States over the past two centuries. Learn about the blind persons who had come before, all they had to traverse to live a normal life and to accomplish all they did and with so few resources that the blind take for granted today.
Lady Science Volume I: 2014-2015
Price: Free! Words: 37,620. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is a multifaceted collaborative writing project focused on women in science, technology, and medicine. Our purpose is to highlight women’s lives and contributions to scientific fields, to critique representations of women in history and popular culture, and to provide an accessible, inclusive, and collaborative platform for writing about women on the web.
Lady Science Volume II: 2015-2016
Price: Free! Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is an online magazine focusing on women and gender in the history and popular culture of science, technology, and medicine. Each year, our writers and editors publish 22 critical essays on these topics, which we collect into an edited volume available as a free ebook.
Lady Science Volume III: 2016-2017
Price: Free! Words: 36,260. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Lady Science is an online magazine focusing on women and gender in the history and popular culture of science, technology, and medicine. Each year, our writers and editors publish 22 critical essays on these topics, which we collect into an edited volume available as a free ebook.
Living with the Brooklyn Bridge
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A stirring, face-to-face encounter with one of New York’s greatest landmarks.
Soccer By Other Means
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Essays
All eyes are on Brazil this year as it plays host to the World Cup. 32 teams will vie to become soccer world champions. Aside from love of soccer, most of the countries playing this year have a common bond in the form of U.S. military intervention in their homelands. Sometimes for better, sometimes for worse, sometimes just because. One thing's for sure, the list is long.
American Chick in Saudi Arabia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,750. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
When Jean Sasson answers a call to work in the royal hospital in Saudi Arabia, what should have been a 2-year stay turns into a life-changing adventure spanning over a decade. In this inspiring 75-page memoir, Jean is plunged into the hidden lives of the veiled women in Riyadh, where women are locked in luxurious homes and fundamentalist mutawas terrorize the streets.
Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree
Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Keir Cutler, who possesses a PhD in theater, tells the fascinating historical account of how the mulberry tree in back of Shakespeare's former home became “one of the most valuable assets of the town,” and why its cutting down was viewed as a "sacrilege."
Rambo and Me: The Story Behind the Story, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural Icon Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Award-winning author David Morrell created the character of Rambo in his 1972 novel, First Blood, which has been called “the father of the modern action novel.” Rambo went on to become one of the five most recognized thriller icons, along with Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter. In this in-depth essay, for the first time Morrell tells the full story about how the novel and Rambo were created.
(CONTRO)STORIA DI (R)ESISTENZE SENZA LUOGOCOMUNISMO Lezione di Storia senza pseudostoriografia
Price: Free! Words: 43,090. Language: Italian. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » Essays
storia delle ultime due resistenze contro il nazifascismo e il bolscevismo
Through the Pages of History: An Art, Music and Medical Miscellany
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,090. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: June 6, 2019 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Essays
Trawling through medical annals to probe popular misconceptions or, shed new light on key personalities and events that have shaped history, the author, Michael Whelton (who is a retired medical doctor) exhibits a firm grasp of the facts but, always with an good eye for the story or anecdote in what count as landmarks in human scientific achievement and discovery, artistic excellence, and so on.
British Myths & Legends: Good Short Stories: Legends that made Britain Great
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore, & legend, Nonfiction » History » Essays
From the bestselling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, Urban Myths & Legends, Ten Minute Mysteries and many more...... A wonderful collection of short stories recalling some of the popular British legends and heroes who, once upon a time, made Britain great.
U.S. Model for Philanthropy: NAFTA and The European Union Compared
Series: History of Free Trade Agreements: NAFTA & EU COmpared. Price: Free! Words: 5,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
U.S. model for philanthropy
History & Truth
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,660. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
The purpose of studying history seen as a purge of human corruption, of original sin. Study to correct error and move on. Material and immaterial causes of history viewed and described and explained.
False Flag Horseshoe ?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
"False Flag Horseshoe ?" is about the 20th century days of gambling. Horseshoe history under Binion begins in 1951 in Nevada. The Binion family sells out a half century later. This book contains reminiscences of a tourist who became a craps dealer at the HORSESHOE.
Understanding Ancient Thought
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: British English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
There are many puzzling things about the peoples of the ancient world. Why did they practice the sacrifice of animals? Why did they think they could understand the future by examining the entrails and the liver of a ram? What was the logic beneath the practice of magic? This collection of essays attempts, as far as possible, to understand the ancient world within its original context.
From This Valley
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,090. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
These essays are mostly a backward look at my teen years in the 60’s in Red River, New Mexico, working for my folks and grandfolks (Taylors, Carnetts, and Grindstaffs) when we owned the Red River Laundry, the Green Mountain Lodge, and Patrick’s Sport Shop. The hope is to pass along the fun and joy I had of knowing this valley, its people and visitors for more than six decades now.
The Secret Life of Celestina Sommer - a very Victorian murder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,840. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A TRUE tale of Victorian crime, betrayal and murder...Celestina Sommer's problem took her to the very edge of hell.
NAFTA and The European Union Compared
Series: History of Free Trade Agreements: NAFTA & EU COmpared. Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: Spanish. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
In Spanish, a comparative analysis. Stats and tables enclosed.
Mistero e leggenda nove enigmi inestricabili dall'isola non trovata al caso Taman Shud
Price: $3.31 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
L’isola che non c’è, il caso Taman Shud, La Papessa, Re Artù, Robin Hood, la scomparsa di Nievo e dei Goti di Ravenna, l’Arca dell’Alleanza, Medvedev e gli UFO.