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Nonfiction » History » Essays
Understanding Ancient Thought by Thomas Yaeger
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.
L'influence de démon dans l'histoire by Marie d'Ange
Price: $2.40 USD. Words: 75,400. Language: French. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Mystery & Detective, Nonfiction » History » Essays
L’histoire humaine tout entière est marquée par le terrible combat mené contre les puissances des ténèbres, une lutte livrée depuis les origines du monde et qui se poursuivra jusqu’au dernier jour. Même si ce combat engagé contre Satan concerne les hommes de tous les temps, le pouvoir du démon s’est fait ressentir de manière plus sensible à certains moments de l’histoire.
Смутьяны. 400 лет борьбы с мятежами, революциями и заговорами by Андрей Савельев
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: Russian. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
В книге автор дает очерк истории подавления заговоров и мятежей, направленных против русской государственности и высшей власти.
Lady Science Volume II: 2015-2016 by Anna Reser & Leila A. McNeill
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.
My Online Writings Part I by Ved from Victoria Institutions
You set the price! Words: 112,350. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
This book contains many of my online writings. I started my online writings first on the forum pages of British website in the years 2004 - 07. Many of the writings here could be from that period. Later this site removed my writings. This writing will be interesting to people from England/Britain as it more or less predicts the predicament their nation is going into.
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.
Donde los Muertos Permanecen en Pie by Dario Hernandez Orjuela
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Donde los muertos permanecen en pie, es la historia de José Raimundo Russi, el mal llamado criminal más famoso de la historia de Bogotá del siglo XIX y la lucha por reivindicar su nombre.
Zarathustra by J.R Penela
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 110,990. Language: Spanish. Published: April 15, 2016 by ChiadoEditorial. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Epopeya narrativa sobre el fundador del mazdeísmo, Zarathustra o Zoroastro. Un desconocido eremita profetiza a su madre, antes que naciera, que su hijo reinaría con más poder que los reyes. Al llegar a sus 20 años, toma una decisión que cambiará, no solo su vida, sino la de todo un pueblo.
Stories of Great Names by Charles Williams
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by John R.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
The purpose of this book is to provide brief biographies of certain historical figures whose names have for long been prevalent in English literature. These names are used not only in correct historical allusions, but as imaginative ideas; myths, one might almost say, of the English mind.
The Blind History Lady Presents; The First Things I Learned by Peggy Chong
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: Free! Words: 53,870. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Inclusive education(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Anna Reser & Leila A. McNeill
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.
British Myths & Legends: Good Short Stories: Legends that made Britain Great by Albert Jack
Price: $1.99 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.
A Condessa de Assis by João Paulo Foschi
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 4, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Rio de Janeiro. Século XIX. No grande baile do Cassino Fluminense, Lorena Duarte Valão é apenas mais uma entre tantas moças casadoiras na corte do imperador D. Pedro II. No entanto, o que ninguém imagina é que essa jovem de extraordinária beleza e cheia de ideais romanescos é também uma ambiciosa arrivista, que deseja a qualquer preço ascender socialmente.
A Radiografia by João Manuel Teixeira Alves
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 31, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
A personagem de que vos falo neste livro chama-se Portugal e nasceu no dia 5 de Outubro de 1143. Neste dia, D. Afonso Henriques e seu primo, Afonso VII de Leão e Castela, assinavam o Tratado de Zamora, que representava o início da independência do reino português. 767 anos depois (5 de Outubro de 1910), acabava a monarquia e era implantada a República.
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.
Passing Strangeness by Paul Drye
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
If you're an aficionado of weird history you know about the Voynich Manuscript, but how about the Rohonc Codex? Care for something a bit different, something that explores things no-one has heard about? Unrepentant Rebels once tried to kidnap Lincoln's body, for example, and there's a copy of the Eiffel Tower under the foundations of Wembley Stadium. Meticulously researched and 100% historical
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.