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Marking Time - A Book of Collected Columns
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Vicki Williams has written a column for her local newspaper for over twenty years that has consistently been rated one of the paper's most popular features. Marking Time contains 87 columns that run the gamut from humor to slice-of-life pieces to philosophical essays about larger issues. It is about people and places, pets and politics, nature and human nature in a rural Hoosier county.
Italia: un paese 1000 Maschere
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You set the price! Words: 381,790. Language: Italian. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Essay » Sociology
Uno scritto unico che non dovrebbe mancare in nessuna biblioteca. Per la prima volta vengono esaminate le Maschere, i costumi, la storia e le leggende di oltre 700 Comuni italiani.
Шелковица Шекспира
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: Russian. Published: October 7, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Category: Essay » Literature
Подлинная история «Шелковицы Шекспира» малоизвестна широкой публике. Писатель и актер Кейр Катлер, представляет увлекательный исторический отчет о том, как шелковичное дерево, росшее на заднем дворе принадлежавшего Шекспиру дома в Стратфорде-на-Эйвоне, превратилось в «один из самых ценных активов города» и почему его удаление расценивалось как «святотатство». Перевел с английского Boris Seaweed.
Shakespeare's Mulberry Tree
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Price: Free! Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
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."
Where Stories Dwell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
WHERE STORIES DWELL is a unique volume in PULPSTUDIES, an imprint of Pro Se Productions. PULPSTUDIES focuses on the nonfiction of New Pulp. This includes volumes about sources for ideas as well as unique academic studies of New Pulp series and characters and other various types of reference books.
A Preface to History: Analysis and Criticism
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Series: Continuing Education, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Carl Gustavson's classic "A Preface to History" provides a fruitful source through which to examine a normative approach to history, debate the nature of objectivity in historical discussion, investigate historical-mindedness as a practical tool and analyze the basic forces that drive history. This paper presents shortcomings in Gustavson's approach to history.
Soccer By Other Means
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Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Category: Essay » Political
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.
The Secret Life of Celestina Sommer - a very Victorian murder
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,840. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A TRUE tale of Victorian crime, betrayal and murder...Celestina Sommer's problem took her to the very edge of hell.
The Colorful Love Affairs of Dr. Jose Rizal
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You set the price! Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It fascinatingly features Jose Rizal’s romantic affairs with Segunda Katigbak, Leonor Valenzuela, Leonor Rivera, Consuelo Ortiga y Rey, Seiko Usui, Gertrude Beckett, Suzanne Jacoby, Nellie Boustead, and Josephine Bracken. Artistically and scholarly written, this book reveals the Filipino hero’s very human side. Fusing romance and history, it also tackles controversial issues about his girlfriends.
Oyster Light
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You set the price! Words: 20,780. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Four historic essays about Olympia, WA
Living with the Brooklyn Bridge
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Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A stirring, face-to-face encounter with one of New York’s greatest landmarks.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Six--Make Straight His Path: Maps and Topography in the Civil War & Military Mapping: Robert E. Lee Moves to Gettysburg
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,730. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Military maps are not like civilian road maps which merely outline a transportation network. Military maps encompass a complete inventory of the topography of the geographic areas an army might march through or fight over. The two articles in this symposium describe in great detail how maps were prepared, used and what effect maps, or lack of maps, had on Civil War campaigns and battles.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Five--Getting There First: Essays on Three Civil War Mapmakers
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,820. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Maps & the engineers that made them performed some of the most crucial tasks of the Civil War. The mapmakers & their maps are often overlooked, but they could make the difference between a successful campaign & a lost battle. These are the men that commanders paid close attention to even if history has not. This symposium will introduce the reader to Jed Hotchkiss, Leon Fremaux, and John S. Clark.
Lopez, Carter, Reagan
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
José López Portillo, Jimmy Carter y Ronald Reagan encarnaron, como pocas veces ocurre, los temores y aspiraciones de México y de los Estados Unidos de América, por lo que las lecciones de este turbulento sexenio son hoy tan relevantes como lo eran hace 30 años. Este libro analiza el entorno personal, social y político de las relaciones entre estos tres líderes y los gobiernos que encabezaron.
Chico Xavier: Uma Mentira?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Livro que revela toda a verdade sobre Chico Xavier: os absurdos do livro Nosso Lar; pareceres de especialistas mostrando erros em seus livros e muito mais. Também será revelado aqui os falsos milagres do Frei Galvão, o primeiro santo brasileiro.
The Fortune of the Bourbons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
A visitor to the old Abbey of Orval (Belgium) discovers a corpse in the ruins. Paul Shoeman was the producer of the semi-historical documentary serial Mysterious Belgium. He was working on an episode titled ‘Nostradamus in Orval’, about the so-called prophecies of Nostradamus which are in fact containing a code to find the lost ‘fortune of the Bourbons’. Can you solve this murder mystery?
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Three: Two Views from Inside Lincoln’s Office
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Two articles: "Since I Came to This Place" describes President Lincoln's White House Office. The second article describes Francis Carpenter's famous painting. All of the items shown in the painting, from the pictures on the wall to the papers on the floor, have some significance in relation to the preparation and presentation of the Emancipation Proclamation. Nothing is incidental.
18th Dynasty Egypt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,430. Language: British English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A collection of essays on topics relating to Egypt's 18th dynasty.
The Roles of the Goddess Isis in the Pyramid Texts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
An extended essay looking at the Ancient Egyptian goddess Isis and her various roles within the Pyramid Texts, a collection of utterances found inside the pyramids of various Egyptian pharaohs. Includes an introduction to the Pyramid Texts and where they were found as well as information on the goddess Isis and her place within the Egyptian pantheon.
Essays in Egyptology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,680. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
A collection of five essays on the subject of Egyptology. Topics include the introduction of the horse to Egypt, the function of Isis in ancient Egyptian religion, and the religious symbolism in Djoser's pyramid complex.