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The Secret Life of Celestina Sommer, Victorian child killer
By David J. Vaughan
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 70,830. 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.
The Colorful Love Affairs of Dr. Jose Rizal
By Jensen DG. Mañebog
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
(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.
Oyster Light
By Emmett O'Connell
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
By M.A. Haapamaki
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
By Patricia Ryan
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.
Восток – дело тонкое…
By Александр Сорочинский
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 42,000. Language: Russian. Published: September 20, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Но в моей памяти и весь Таджикистан, и город Душанбе, и посёлок Разведчиков – останутся такими, какими я их знал - экзотической, дружелюбной восточной страной, с сильно развитой семейственностью... В разгар перестройки появилось большое количество так называемых «шоп—туров». Естественно, были сделаны попытки наладить коммерческие отношения и с Пакистаном, на уровне частных «шоп-туров».
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. 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
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. 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.
English and History essays and information
By Ananya Sharma
Price: $4.20 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
This will help you to give you information on some major topics in English and essays for history.
Mistero e leggenda nove enigmi inestricabili dall'isola non trovata al caso Taman Shud
By Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.87 USD. Words: 22,080. Language: Italian. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
L’isola che non c’è, il caso Taman Shud, La Papessa, Re Artù, Robin Hood, la scomparsa di Nievo e dei Goti di Ravenna, l’Arca dell’Alleanza, Medvedev e gli UFO.
The Colorado Labor Wars: Cripple Creek, 1903-1904
By Tim Blevins
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,580. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Pikes Peak Library District. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Commemorating the centennial of the Cripple Creek Labor Wars, 1903-1904, this book recalls the causes and consequences of one of the era's violent labor strikes that spread throughout the Colorado mine fields. A "must read" for those interested in labor history, mining, and a time when the Western Federation of Miners asked, "Is Colorado in America?"
Lopez, Carter, Reagan
By Gerardo Enrique Garibay Camarena
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: Spanish. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
José López Portillo, Jimmy Carter y Ronald Reagan encarnaron, como pocas veces ocurre, los temores y aspiraciones de México y de los Estados Unidos de América, por lo que las lecciones de este turbulento sexenio son hoy tan relevantes como lo eran hace 30 años. Este libro analiza el entorno personal, social y político de las relaciones entre estos tres líderes y los gobiernos que encabezaron.
Chico Xavier: Uma Mentira?
By Waldon Volpiceli Alves
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.
Day Trips to Jewish History
By Libi Astaire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,070. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Aster Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Who was the New World's first Jewish author? Why did some medieval moneychangers cover their hair? Which Jewish woman became queen of a North African people? And what's the truth about the story that claims Hebrew almost became the official language of the United States? Join journalist and historical novelist Libi Astaire for a fascinating journey down some of the less-traveled roads of the past.
Watergate Considered as an Org Chart of Semi-Precious Stones
By Michael Dobson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,110. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
A light-hearted yet insightful tour through the Watergate scandal! You'll delve into the origin of the scandal, the motives of the players, and how the situation spiraled so badly out of control. Illustrated with photographs, cartoons, diagrams, and political memorabilia, WATERGATE CONSIDERED... is a delightful addition to anyone's collection of political books. Watergate was never like this!
Sailing with Hunters
By Charlie Gregory
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Adventure, danger, tragedy, hardship and humour on the Arctic fishing grounds. This story is a must for all who are interested in the sea or an aspect of life in the 1950s Highly acclaimed by readers in the fishing industry. "Fascinating Story," Dave Buckley, Trawler Historian, Fleetwood Weekly News. "Charlie tells it like it was," Jim Porter, Fleetwood Marine Heritage Trust.
The Fortune of the Bourbons
By Patrick Bernauw
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
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. 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
By Stacey J. Mitchell
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
By Stacey J. Mitchell
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.