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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: $1.68 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.
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
To the Idler the Spoils: The Idle Historian's Celebration of Whimsy and Leisure
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,730. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
The appeal of a kinder, gentler, and slower pace of life from previous eras is timeless - evidenced by the popularity of shows such as Downton Abbey and events such as The Tweed Run. The Idle Historian brings this world into current relevance with pieces on aristocracy, historical anecdote, whimsy, food contrarianism, humour and the merits of not exercising.
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.
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.
Disaster By the Bay: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Over 3,000 dead. Buildings shaken to the ground. A city, surrounded by water, burnt to the ground. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was one of the most destructive natural disasters the world has ever known. In the aftermath of the Earthquake, authorities learned the hard way that the city was vastly unprepared for any disaster.
Free Energy Here and Now and then: Velocity power sources
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Price: Free! Words: 28,130. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
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An overview of the free energy discoveries and developments from the laboratories of Michael Faraday who in the 1830s attempted to tap into high speed planetary motion. The modern design of the hex controller circuitry that has proven over unity free energy battery charging for over three years now. Here and now and then, free energy to make all of our dreams come true. Velocity power sources.
Rambo and Me: The Story Behind the Story, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural Icon Series)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: 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.
Titanic - Letters in the Ocean
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Three strangers, three classes - one fateful night... This is a part fact, part fiction piece about (possible) life on board the ill-fated ship
(CONTRO)STORIA DI (R)ESISTENZE SENZA LUOGOCOMUNISMO Lezione di Storia senza pseudostoriografia
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Price: Free! Words: 43,090. Language: Italian. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
storia delle ultime due resistenze contro il nazifascismo e il bolscevismo
Essays From Silicon Valley Volume One (Omnibus)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: American English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Read four essays for one low price in this first omnibus edition, featuring "The Cabbage Patch Doll Fight: A Christmas Shopping Tale," "Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories," "Experiencing The Death of Elvis: Another Childhood Tragedy" and "KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk."
The Cassandra Frost Collection, A decade of writing on remote viewing, intuition and consciousness
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Price: Free! Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by NewsHooks 2 NewsBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
This is the first book that takes a hard look into the dark, dangerous world of remote viewing. Remote viewing was developed during the Cold War to gather intelligence on our enemies but today offers new ways of healing and spiritual awareness. Frost’s book features remote viewing superstars Ed Dames, Ingo Swann, Lyn Buchanan, Stephan Schwartz, Joe McMoneagle, Skip Atwater and Mel Riley.