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What Is Hip? - The Life and Times of The Tragically Hip by Marc Shapiro
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » History » Social history
On August 20th, 2016 11.7 million Canadians watched the final concert of The Tragically Hip, & the rest of the world asked, “Who is this band?” New York Times Bestselling pop journalist Marc Shapiro answers that question in the first American book about this Canadian rock band that largely shunned the spotlight but has become the standard bearer of a resurgent sense of Canadian pride & patriotism.
A History of the Churches at Seaham (Everything You Need To Know About The Twenty Four Churches Built At Seaham) by Fred Cooper
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,310. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Churches are, for some, central to their spiritual existence and an important part of their day-to-day life. To others, churches are places they wander into whilst on holiday to look around, to sit and meditate in the quiet and to absorb the tranquillity of the occasion. This book provides a history of the twenty four churches, past and present, that were built in Seaham.
HISTORY OF INDIAN CURRENCY by Ps Sindhu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,170. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2017 by Zorba Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
India was one of the first issuer of coins, as a result it has seen a wide range of currency units throughout its history. This book is an inspiring tale of how currency developed through the ages.
Naanya Spriha by OnlineGatha
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,090. Language: Hindi. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
लेखक श्री भगवती चरण भारतीय संस्कृति के विषद अध्येता है .इनका जनम बिहार प्रान्त के पटना जिले में श्री वीरेंद्र कुमार सिंह और श्री मति सरोज कुमारी के घर में १९८२ में हुआ . शिक्षा भी पटना से ही हुई . स्नातक की परीक्षा में पटना विश्वविद्यालय में फर्स्ट डिवीज़न प्राप्त करने वाले श्री भगवती चरण २०१० में भारतीय राजस्व सेवा में सामिल हुए .
Религия Нестора Махно/ Махно без тачанки by Dmitry Berger
Price: Free! Words: 21,870. Language: Russian. Published: January 8, 2017. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Серия очерков об известном украинском анархисте Несторе Махно, его личности и истории либертарного движения, которое он возглавил во время революции и гражданской войны 1917 - 1921 годов. Series of essays about a famous Ukrainian anarchist Nestor Makhno, his personal traits and the history of the libertarian movement he lead during the Russian Revolution and Civil War in 1917 - 1921.
Lược sử Phật giáo by Nguyễn Minh Tiến
Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 65,630. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Mặc dù bản thân là một Phật tử, Conze vẫn luôn giữ được khoảng cách khách quan cần thiết khi trình bày các vấn đề về lịch sử Phật giáo. Hơn thế nữa, ngay khi đề cập đến các bộ phái khác nhau, ông cũng không bao giờ để cho ngòi bút của mình nghiêng về theo những khuynh hướng tư tưởng mà mình đã chọn. Và đây chính là yếu tố đã tạo được sự tin cậy cần thiết cho một tác phẩm có tính cách sử học như th
En zij kwamen in Elim aan by Henk Staal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: Dutch. Published: August 27, 2016 by FTK Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Zes weken lang alleen maar spelen op het strand en wandelen in de duinen. Dat is wat Henk Staal mocht doen toen hij in 1952 voor het eerst als ‘bleekneusje’ naar het Koloniehuis Elim werd gezonden op Schiermonnikoog. Een periode in zijn leven die een grote indruk achterliet. In dit boek beschrijft Henk hoe het was een bleekneusje op Schiermonnikoog te zijn.
Mysteries of the South: Alabama by World Watch Media
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,350. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Social history
-Noccalula’s Ghost -The Cahawba Ghost -The Alligator Monster -And More
The Hole-in-the-Wall: A study of the mariners and ships in Seaham Harbour 1841 to 1911 by Fred Cooper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
This book introduces the reader to the port of Seaham Harbour in County Durham on the lovely North-East coast of England. The early development and growth of the harbour and the town is briefly described and previously unknown maritime information and facts are revealed. Descendants of mariners may find their forefathers in this book listed on board sailing collier ships in Seaham Harbour.
The Bronx Three Memoirs by W.R. Rodriguez
Price: $1.99 USD. (Free until Dec. 18!) Words: 21,060. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Three memoirs about The Bronx from 1922-2013. A compilation of articles written for The Bronx County Historical Society Journal.
On the Greenbelt by David Proctor
Price: Free! Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2016 by Randy Stapilus. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
A long-time Boisean's travel guide to the Boise Greenbelt path system, with background drawn from his forthcoming full-length history of the planning and building of the Greenbelt, one of Boise's most prized recreational features.
Toys in the Community: Valuing Memories of Teddy Bears, Dolls and Construction Toys by Andrea Dumbrell
Price: Free! Words: 19,900. Language: British English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book is the result of a Heritage Lottery funded project run by Brighton Toy and Model Museum which collected memories of teddy bears, dolls and construction toys. Extracts from the interviews, accompanied by illustrative photographs, show how such memories provide a valuable insight not only into the types of toys that people owned, but also into the relationships between people and toys.
Sporting Pastimes at Seaham Harbour by Fred Cooper
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: British English. Published: March 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
The development of sport as a social pastime began to grow from the mid-19th century when working people began to enjoy the concept of the "weekend" when they did not work. This exploration of sporting pastimes at Seaham Harbour covers the period from 1835 through to the mid-20th century when sport and recreational activities were woven into the very social fabric of every-day life in the town.
Petróleo, mucho más que oro negro (El Desafío de la Historia. Vol. 30) by Macpecri Media
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,010. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2016 by Adoro Leer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Social history
En esta edición, El Desafío de la Historia ofrece a nuestros lectores un dossier que toma el tema del petróleo en Venezuela y lo mira desde variados ángulos. El petróleo fue el factor que transformó la vida cotidiana de millones de venezolanos y lo que antes era un país predominantemente rural se convirtió en un país lleno de metrópolis modernas.
Heritage Village by George Hodge
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The land has been cleared and leveled; and, all that is needed is a consensus by eBook readers everywhere that the Heritage Village project in Anguilla in the Caribbean provides them with a unique opportunity to each make a vital difference upon the lives of its residents and a positive impact on its economy that has suffered greatly since the global recession began in 2008.
Tackle Them Low by D R Bowen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This Revision includes league positions from season 2016-2017. An account (including league table details) of several soccer teams based in an English village at various times since the 1930s, plus references to local history.
Pub Name History: Thirty Popular Pub Name Origins by Albert Jack
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Customs & Traditions
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, They Laughed at Galileo: Thirty fabulous pub name historys and origins.
Jersey! Then . . . Again by Maureen K. Wlodarczyk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,500. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
A collection of 36 short stories about New Jersey historic people and events. Suffragettes, boxers, hurricanes, gangs, hot air balloonists, con artists, politicians, inventors, women in the war effort, military heroes and more-- it all happened in New Jersey!
1970’s Billericay Boy by Peter Jaggs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,530. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2015 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
1970’s Billericay Boy is the story of a boy growing to early manhood in the Seventies and transports the reader slap-bang into the middle of a world of ‘bunking’ off school, getting the ‘whack’, smoking Players’ cigarettes at the top of the school field and ‘getting off’ with ‘birds’ at the back of the Archer Hall disco. The book is as hilarious, moody and sad as the lives of many teenagers of th