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Shipbuilding at Seaham Harbour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The town of Seaham stands proud on the Durham coast in the north-east of England. Seaham once built ships. Fine, sturdy wooden sailing ships. The shipyards are now gone; the patent slipways, pontoons, dry docks, workshops are all gone and no trace remains to remind Seaham of this once flourishing industry. This book documents the fine history of shipbuilding at Seaham between 1832 and 1899.
Regency Overview Book 1 Regency Life Series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes give an overview of life through longer Regency years, plus a light-hearted look at the people, places, and fashions of the times.
The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a memoir of the Petersens, one of the first families to settle at Croydon Bush, a farming district near Gore in Southland. Full of tales of Sydney convicts, Māori princesses and Norwegian whalers who jumped ship, their story is typical of the many thousands of settlers who came to New Zealand. It tells how ordinary people built a new community – and a new nation.
History of Christmases Past
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent
A collection of historical information about the traditions of Christmas through the centuries, including the religious aspects, decorations, games, food and plays.
Big Issues in Ethics – A Philosophical Enquiry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Without applying our philosophy, how could we evaluate just and workable laws for society to live by? How would we discuss our morality and ethics and apply them for the benefit of humankind? How would we decide how to behave, so we may do the least harm to each other – and to other living species? Join philosopher Janet Cameron as she examines various aspects of ethical philosophy.
Who Am I? Volume 1 - African Americans History - Trivia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
This “Who Am I?” trivia book will provide you with history on African Americans who have achieved different levels of greatness. Test your knowledge on African-American history. - Remember, KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!
То был мой театр
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
The Aryanist Journal # 02
Price: Free! Words: 35,240. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
The Aryanist Journal # 02, Articles-Analysis-Reports on following topics: *) - Tourism in India *) - Indian Culture *) - Indus Valley Civilization *) - Aryan Invasion Theories *) - Sacred Cow *) - Kumbh Mela *) - India’s Self Denial *) - Khandit Dharm ka Vilaap *) - Meera Bai Tribute © Copyright, All rights reserved (Authors and Freelance Talents) December 2014
Preppers: History and the Cultural Phenomenon
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 94,870. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014 by Prepper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural
The word ‘prepper’ seems to have burst onto the scene within the last 10 years, and has increasingly become associated with “fringe” extremists. They have been labeled by some as “domestic terrorists.” But is prepping a new phenomenon? For those who wonder what a prepper is, this book offers a look at what they used to be—and what they are today.
An Infinite Deal of Nothing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
In one year, 1871, two audacious frauds played out. One said diamonds were lying on the desert floor waiting to be scooped up at a secret location somewhere in the American west, while the other was a mine that everyone knew. While the locals thought it worthless, London went mad for shares in the Emma mine. New research finally answers the question who was responsible.
Dunster - A Castle at War
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 51,200. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Dunster Castle on the Somerset coast is one of Britain’s oldest and most intriguing great buildings, its turrets evoking centuries of siege warfare, dark deeds, bloodshed and treachery. Dunster’s rich and colourful story covers more than nine hundred years of intermittent warfare. Jim Lee worked as Education Coordinator for the National Trust at Dunster Castle for 20 years. This is Dunster's story
Little Lodges on the Prairie: Freemasonry & Laura Ingalls Wilder
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,150. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The Little House books have inspired generations, but few people know the history of the Ingalls family in Freemasonry. Discover new stories about Laura Ingalls Wilder in the first book to comprehensively document the role Masonry and the Eastern Star played in the lives of this iconic American family. See never before published documents for a new perspective on the beloved author and her family.
Fifteen Women Philosophers you should have learned about in school (but probably didn’t)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Why a book on women philosophers? Philosophy is genderless, but the under-representation of women in philosophy is an unfortunate truth. Join award-winning author, retired lecturer Janet Cameron, MA as she explores fifteen female philosophers you may never have heard of - women who changed the world, and the way we think today.
King of the Mountain
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Friendship
The year is 1948 I’m 4 years old, and have run away from home for the first time on my quest to become “King of the Mountain”. Based on the actual antics of a young boy and his friends, “King of the Mountain” offers an autobiographical experience of growing up in the West Kootenays between 1948 to 1962.
Alan Lloyd – The Lost Generation
Price: $8.47 USD. Words: 40,700. Language: British English. Published: August 7, 2014 by wearewhitefox. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This is the full account of the life of Alan Lloyd, whose experiences were featured in ITV’s The Great War: The People's Story. The tales from that television series, now made available in ebook format, form a set of personal, moving and at times humorous accounts of courage, love and loyalty in one of the worst wars in modern history.
Kate Parry Frye – The Long Life of an Edwardian Actress and Suffragette
Price: $8.47 USD. Words: 98,650. Language: British English. Published: August 7, 2014 by wearewhitefox. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Cosseted Victorian daughter, aspiring actress, suffragette, wife on the home front, Kate Parry Frye had many lives – but she always kept a diary.
Reg Evans DCM – A Hero’s War in His Own Words
Price: $8.47 USD. Words: 60,900. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2014 by wearewhitefox. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
One of many brave, hardworking men who enlisted, Reg’s personal experiences of World War One are retold here through his letters and diaries, which have been meticulously and lovingly collected together by his daughter, Pamela Armitage Campbell. They tell the tale of a boy born into a family dealing with the death of a father, of that boy’s youth and of his journey into battle in 1914.
The World of Silk
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,120. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
The World of Silk is the third book in the series. It explores the history, lifestyle, fashions, culture and experiences of the many different countries and people whose lives are dependent on silk, from peasant farmers to haute couture. Each country tells its story and highlights the many changes over the centuries and looks towards the future of silk in the world today.
Divine Fire: Groton School and the American Century
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 50,150. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
From the days of founder Endicott Peabody to national and world leaders like Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Averell Harriman and Dean Acheson to writers like Joseph Alsop and Stewart Alsop, Groton School has made an indelible mark on the American scene. Divine Fire highlights many of the famous and influential graduates of the school who epitomize the school's purpose.
The Day They Hanged a Banker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Social history;A miscellany of tales of fraud from the 19th century onwards. Whatever we just lived through during the crisis of 2008, our forebears got just the same. From a man that invented a country, to Ponzi's stamp collection and diamonds lying about on the desert floor. We keep on believing that the too good to be true will be true this time around.