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False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
Fangturm
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 31, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Ao longo de todo o período da I Grande Guerra (1914-1918), esteve fundeado no porto de Palma de Maiorca um barco alemão, chamado Fangturm, que apenas dele saiu, como despojo e indemnização de guerra para a França, em 1919.
Izbjeglice/Rifugiati. Storie di gente della ex-Jugoslavia
Price: $3.20 USD. Words: 82,790. Language: Italian. Published: July 24, 2015 by barnabooks. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
A cura di Giacomo Scattolini e Tullio Bugari. 20 anni fa le bombe cadevano su Sarajevo, stretta sotto assedio, a poche centinaia di chilometri da qui. Il 16 maggio 1995 cadevano sulla città mille granate in un solo giorno. Questo libro racconta, attraverso le loro testimonianze, le vite di chi era lì, mentre tutto questo avveniva sotto la sguardo già allora inerme dell’Italia e dell’Europa.
Passing Strangeness
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
The 7th Age of Knowledge, in the Tree of Life Calendar.
Series: The Tree of Life Calendar, 3150 B.C. to 2050 A.D.. · History Cycles, Patterns, and Formations · EBooksByDennisFoley. Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 31,090. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs
This book of the 7th Age, is one in a series of books, each of one of one of an Age in the 'Tree of Life' Calendar. The Calendar is a Development Program, by which Man Kind has been progressed and formed by. It began in 3150 B.C. in Egypt and has a Finish Time of 2050 A.D., the 5,200 years after the Year One. In this Age of Knowledge much of it dangerous, it seems we are 'rushing' to that Finish.
Museum Pieces 2: More Forgotten History, Science, and Mystery Behind Some of the Most Interesting Museum Exhibits and Historical Places in the World
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 41,740. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
The unknown story behind historical places and exhibits from some of the most famous museums in the world, including the Smithsonian, the Field Museum, and others.
Hidden History 2: Another Collection of Forgotten Mysteries, Oddities, and Unknown Stories From True History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,330. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
A collection of stories from true history. Forgotten tales, unsolved mysteries, and little-remembered incidents from the past.
World, Incorporated: The History of the Supra-National Corporation and its Global Stranglehold on Freedom and Democracy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,180. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
It has become a truism in politics that "corporations have become too powerful". Between 1990 and 2010; corporate power has now exceeded national power and global economic structures now have unchecked control over democratic governments, and has passed to multi-national corporations who have no country, owe allegiance to no government, and answer to no nation. They are now supra-national.
Hidden History: A Collection of Forgotten Mysteries, Oddities and Unknown Stories From True History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
A collection of stories from true history. Forgotten tales, unsolved mysteries, strange oddities, and little-remembered incidents from the past. Includes--Who Really Shot Down the Red Baron? Was The Pirate Captain Kidd Actually Innocent? The True Story of the "Escape From Alcatraz". Did The "WOW!" Signal Come From ETs? The Strange Journey of Einstein's Brain. And more.
Il rito dei sacrifici umani come fenomeno politico
Price: $6.91 USD. Words: 27,560. Language: Italian. Published: April 14, 2014 by Edizioni Immanenza. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
“D’allora, la violenta soppressione dei novatori è giurata: la storia s’insanguina orrendamente, il tormentum in tutte le sue più raccapriccianti forme, fa strazievole scempio delle carni del ribelle, e la terra, desolata tutta da stragi, carneficine, ecatombi, barbari massacri di popolazioni e completi sanguinosi sterminii di razze umane, rosseggia sinistramente di sangue."
Desire and the West: Market, State and the Containment of Armageddon
Series: Reflections on Mimesis, Politics, and History, Applying Mimesis to Modern His. You set the price! Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Find out how mimetic theory explains the reasons behind the ascent of the West in the last few centuries, complementing the thesis of Niall Ferguson about the killer applications of the West and the research of Yuri Slezkine on the role of the Jews in modernity, while also having a look at the latest interpretations of the restraint of Armageddon in St.Paul letter to Thessalonians
Do You Want Total War?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,900. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Sean Lansbury is a typical high school student with an atypical hobby: he plays "Totaler Krieg", a boardgame simulating World War II in Europe. As he meditates on history and juggles his hobby with normal life in school, he falls in love with a girl in his European History class and discovers who he is, what history means to him, and the extent to which you really can revisit and rewrite the past.
Qui a tué?
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 31,870. Language: French. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Lady Diana, le pape Jean-Paul 1er et les frères Kennedy ont-ils été la cible d’un complot? L’étrange liste qui circule sur Internet et que l’on appelle « Clinton body count » est-elle une fumisterie? Pilon répond à ces questions en confrontant les versions et les sources, ce qui nous donne un livre passionnant, où la fiction ne saurait empiéter sur la réalité.
Pleisters op de ogen
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 130,610. Language: Dutch. Published: June 14, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Arnold Karskens schrijft in ‘Pleisters op de ogen’ de unieke en totaal onbekende geschiedenis van de Nederlandse oologsverslaggeving.
The Road to Peace: From the Disarming of the Great Lakes to the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 20,380. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Arms control
"The Road to Peace" includes the struggles between America and Britain over the Great Lakes and the Oregon territory. The now peaceful border of the United States and Canada did not come about easily. Read about diplomatic initiatives after World War I when the great hope of mankind was an end to warfare. Also, there is a concluding section on the INF and Open Skies treaties.
RICO- How Politicians, Prosecutors, and the Mob Destroyed One of the FBI’s finest Special Agents
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 97,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
In October 2003 Paul Rico, a 78-year old retired FBI agent, was arrested and charged with the 1981 murder of a Tulsa Oklahoma based millionaire. Rico died a few months later in January 2004, before a trial or even a preliminary hearing could be held. An investigation by two retired agents proves two things: 1) he was a great agent and 2) he was not guilty.
My Tsunami; Galapagos March 2011
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Jack Nelson lives on the shore of Academy Bay in the Galápagos Islands since 1967, and figured he knew the place until he was surprised by the destructive power of the Tsunami of March 2011.
Un año, una vida
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Los 70 y los 80 fueron años ricos en cambios y experiencias: políticas, sociales, sexuales y familiares. Y de nostalgia y amargura para quienes los vivieron con intensidad. Nunca hasta entonces, la mujer tuvo la oportunidad de vivir tantas conquistas – y tantos desengaños – en tan poco tiempo.
Three Governors From Greensboro, Alabama
You set the price! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Three citizens of Greensboro, Alabama have gone on to become governor of that state. This book chronicles the lives of Israel Pickens, John Gayle, and Thomas Seay, all from the small Alabama town of Greensboro.