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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.
Lord Acton: Historical and Moral Essays by Lord Acton
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,470. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Liberty is contested because it is complex. It is not merely a concern of political science or economy, an abstract philosophical concept, or a theological doctrine. It is all those things and many things besides; it is, as Lord Acton said, “the delicate fruit of a mature civilization.” To understand this complex and contested idea, the best place to begin is with Acton himself, the foremost...
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.
Le Prince Fou (tome 1) by Guy Boulianne
Price: $6.10 USD. Words: 35,670. Language: French. Published: June 22, 2016 by Editions Dedicaces. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Voici le premier d’une série d’ouvrages relatant des faits historiques souvent oubliés ou méconnus du grand public, des faits historiques qui se rattachent à des noms, à des dates, à des événements et à un symbolisme pouvant difficilement être réfutés.
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. Mabry. 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.
2016 by Jerry Alatalo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 559,550. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
"2016" focuses on current and historical events and issues of war and peace, economics, power, international relations, philosophy and spirituality. I'm Jerry Alatalo, author of "2016", and hope readers become more aware and optimistic as a consequence of my humble work. The title was chosen to suggest the classic "1984" by a Mr. Orwell - now "updated" with a new hopeful perception of the world.
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.
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
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.
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.
Letters to My Son by Michael French
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,830. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014 by Bookpal Australia. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Essays
This book is by my Great Great Grandfather, John Bemrose, who wrote a series of letters, 60 in all to his son, Weightman, who was experiencing as we understand it today a rough time in his teenage years. So his father wrote him this series of letters, based on his own life and times in his own teenage years in England and America, during the early 1800’s.