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Nonfiction » History » Essays
Layers: A Desert Storm Veteran and September 11 by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Essays
On September 11, 2001, the world changed forever when four planes crashed, including one that struck the Pentagon in Washington, DC. Linda Maye Adams describes the events of the day in Washington DC from a Desert Storm veteran’s perspective. This story moves chronologically through what happened and how it impacted the people who lived in that area, capturing the emotion of an unforgettable day.
History & Truth by Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! 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.
Cafeneaua Coanei Europa by Florian Olteanu & Carmen Zamfirescu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: Romanian. Published: May 3, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » European
În carte sunt redate evoluții geopolitice de după epoca Războiului Rece, cu accent pe relația SUA și Federației Ruse cu Balcanii și Orientul Mijlociu
Шелковица Шекспира by Keir Cutler
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: Russian. Published: October 7, 2014 by Boris Seaweed. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Essays
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 by Keir Cutler
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."
A Preface to History: Analysis and Criticism by Broomhandle Books
Series: Continuing Education, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
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 by Robert T. Belie
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.
The Colorful Love Affairs of Dr. Jose Rizal by Jensen DG. Mañebog
You set the price! Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture(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.
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 by Earl B. McElfresh
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Essays
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 by Earl B. McElfresh
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » American
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? by Waldon Volpiceli Alves
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Essays
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 by Patrick Bernauw
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012 by De Scriptomanen. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Essays
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 by Earl B. McElfresh
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Essays
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.
The Roles of the Goddess Isis in the Pyramid Texts by Stacey J. Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Essays
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 by Stacey J. Mitchell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,680. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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 by BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: 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.
Rambo and Me: The Story Behind the Story, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural Icon Series) by David Morrell
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.
Titanic - Letters in the Ocean by Jessica Hassett
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Fiction » Historical » General
Three strangers, three classes - one fateful night... This is a part fact, part fiction piece about (possible) life on board the ill-fated ship