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Nonfiction » History » Essays
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.
Marking Time - A Book of Collected Columns by Vicki Williams
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: 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.
От Бобруйска до окраин by Olga Chiruk
You set the price! Words: 54,470. Language: Russian. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Очерки и статьи об истории белорусского города Бобруйска и населенных пунктов Бобруйского региона (с фотоиллюстрациями). Здесь собраны архивные сведения и уникальные воспоминания старожилов, многих из которых сегодня уже нет в живых.
Italia: un paese 1000 Maschere by Leo Valeriano
You set the price! Words: 381,790. Language: Italian. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Essays
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.
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."
Where Stories Dwell by I.A. Watson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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 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.