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Nonfiction » History » Essays
Boy Scouts Jamboree, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, 1950 by William C. Morley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016 by Western Grebe Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
William (Bill) Morley attended the 1950 Boy Scout National Jamboree, traveling by rail with a group of 13 scouts from the California Central Coast, joining with a contingent from the San Joaquin Valley and the northern Sacramento Valley to travel to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania for the Jamboree and then return by rail, visiting many historic sites both going and returning.
British Myths & Legends: Good Short Stories: Legends that made Britain Great by Albert Jack
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and 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.
Layers: A Desert Storm Veteran and September 11 by Linda Maye Adams
Price: $0.99 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.
Essay über das Leben von Heinrich der Seefahrer by Jose Braz Pereira da Cruz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: German. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Der Prinz Heinrich kann als Symbol für den Willen und die Anstrengungen der anonyme Seefahrers, Kartographen genommen werden, von Kosmographen der Kaufleute und Abenteurer, die der moderne Mensch in neue Dimensionen, um die weltweit Perspektive aufbauen half.
Ensayo Sobre La Vida De Príncipe Enrique El Navegante by Jose Braz Pereira da Cruz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Este trabajo tiene como objetivo difundir al público en general un ensayo sobre la vida de Príncipe Enrique el navegante que fue galardonado con el primer premio Henriquino en 1960 en el pueblo de Sagres, en Portugal.
Essai Sur La Vie de Prince Henri Le Navigateur by Jose Braz Pereira da Cruz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: French. Published: October 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Ce travail vise à diffuser au grand public un essai sur la vie de prince Henry le navigateur qui a reçu le premier prix Henriquino en 1960 dans le village de Sagres, en Portugal.
Essay on the Life of Prince Henry the Navigator by Jose Braz Pereira da Cruz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Essays
This work aims to disseminate to the general public an essay on the life of the Prince Henry the Navigator who was awarded the first prize Henriquino in 1960 in the village of Sagres, Portugal.
Ensaio Sobre a Vida do Infante D. Henrique by Jose Braz Pereira da Cruz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Esta obra tem como finalidade divulgar junto do público em geral um ensaio sobre a vida do Infante D. Henrique que foi galardoado com o primeiro prémio Henriquino, em 1960, na Vila de Sagres, em Portugal.
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.
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.