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Treacherous Journey: Following Roosevelt down the River of Doubt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,180. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
Explorer George M. Dyott was engaged to follow and photograph ex-president Roosevelt's route down the Amazon's River of Doubt. Roosevelt's 1914 trip nearly killed him. For Dyott to survive this journey he had to endure bandits, whitewater rapids, exhausting jungle portages, hostile cannibal Indians and maddening insects -- not to mention the loss of a canoe carrying the expedition's food supplies.
Turkish Stonehenge: Gobekli Tepe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
While researching an archaeological site (Gobekli Tepe) in Turkey, Joe Plegge discovered that the stone pillars, similar to Stonehenge, were aligned to keep track of solar events, but this site is at least 7,000 years older. His discovery forces us to redefine the beginnings of astronomy and helps shed light on the knowledge of early human society. Over 50 illustrations.
Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic 1910-1913
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,120. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Tom Crean’s courage in the face of deadly odds his fellow Antarctic explorers. Had he weakened and failed their lives would have remained stories untold. This is the story of a common man in uncommon circumstances who met every challenge as it came with steadfast purpose. If he knew fear, he never showed it.
The Illuminati
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 10,290. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Whether or not The Illuminati – an elite body claiming an ancient pedigree – does exist, it is important that growing numbers of people nonetheless do believe it exists. So does it exist? If so, is it a force for evil or a force for good - or, as some would have it, a conspiracy aimed at making us believe there is a conspiracy?
Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton 1913-1916
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
When Shackleton’s ship was caught in the ice and crushed, 2nd officer Tom Crean faced each setback as though he did this sort of thing every day. When 28 men were forced to take to sea in three small boats, he took the helm of one of them. To save those men, he crossed the southern ocean in an open boat, to land on a barren shore and cross an unknown territory. Hold Fast follows on that journey.
Tesoros Ocultos I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: Spanish. Published: August 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
Un guia de como convertirte en un exitoso cazador de tesoros perdidos y ocultos rodeados de peligros ineludibles. Este es el primer libro de una serie de libros con instrucción de la exploración y recuperación de tesoros. No te dejes engañar con cuentos y ficción aprende a cazar tesoros de verdad.
A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume II Paradise Found ? (1830s to 1890s)
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This is the second part of A New Life in Our History, a history of Australia and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. By the 1830s, reformers opposed to transportation were promoting a more enlightened solution to Britain’s social and economic difficulties: systematic colonisation. Paradise Found traces the experiences of some families who helped build them in New Zealand.
Vanille de Tahiti [Illustré]
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: French. Published: August 14, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Orchidée aux origines génétiques mystérieuses, la vanille tahitienne est le résultat d’un heureux mariage réalisé il y a un siècle et demi dans les Établissements français de l’Océanie. Découvrez la merveilleuse histoire de ce fruit aux arômes enivrants qui a su inspirer de nombreuses passions commerciales, cosmétiques, culinaires et bien d'autres !
Decoding the Vikings
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 9,170. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » European
The Vikings sailed the most difficult coastlines, navigated in the worst weather conditions, and built the most magnificent ships, yet they were warriors. Enjoy the Vikings from a totally new perspective in this anthology of historical articles written by historians, anthropologists, archaeologists, and other experts. Edited by Valerie Williamson, PhD.
Shipwreck! Palau Discovered, 1783
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The people of Palau over the centuries had evolved their own culture, language, body of knowledge, oral history and myths entirely devoid of any input from persons from other lands. This account by the men of the ANTELOPE of their experiences in Palau is the first and only thorough report of this unique culture before there was a nearly overwhelming contact between Palau people and Europeans.
El Tesoro en las Misteriosas Montanas de Llanganati
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: Spanish. Published: November 7, 2012 by Steven J. Charbonneau. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Eugene K. Brunner era un aventurero, explorador y cazador de tesoros que dedica la mayor parte de su vida en Ecuador para investigar la historia y la geologia del pais mientras exploran sus selvas, montanas, rios y oceanos. Generalmente se admitio que Brunner tuvo la mejor oportunidad de eventualmente descubrir el tesoro perdido de Inca oculto en las montanas de Llanganati.
La Pinta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,330. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
A thrill packed history novel about the real Columbus combined with a CIA spy story using very high tech equipment. This fast paced adventure novel follows Asa Foley as he enters the world of spies and deep sea treasure hunters uncovering historical truths that countries and religions have worked to hide.
The Ancient American Conspiracy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,570. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » American
proof that the following civilizations reached America long before Christopher Columbus: Sumerians, Phoenicians, Greeks, Romans, Vikings, Jewish, just to name a few. There have been many relics discovered with Phoenician writings, Viking inscriptions, and a stone with the 10 commandments engraved on it, all discovered in the Americas.There have also been many underground civilizations discovered.
Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America?
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Why do we celebrate Columbus Day? Christopher Columbus wasn't the first man to discover America. He wasn't even the first European to set up a town in America. In fact, there were lots of people here before him. Many people think that the first man to explore North America was Leif Erikson. Leif's father was Erik Thorvaldson. He was also known as Erik the Red. Read about Leif's life in this book.
Terra Nova: Antarctic Voyager
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,190. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
On the 15th June, 1910 the S.S. Terra Nova left Cardiff Docks to the cheers of a huge crowd, sailing into maritime history and carrying the hopes of a nation. With a foreword by Captain Scott's granddaughter, Dafila Scott, this book tells the story of the ship and the men who sailed on her, including her re-discovery in 2012.
Scottish Inventors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
this book is not just about the scots and their greatest achievements, it’s more about the journey of our modern world. how inventions, ideas, beliefs all came into being, where it was not just about one nation or a group of nations, it was more about the evolution of ideas and beliefs, all for the betterment of man
Parcours fantomatique dans les châteaux écossais
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 31,420. Language: French. Published: February 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Ouvrage sur l'origine des fantômes dans plus de 160 châteaux en Ecosse, sur la raison de leur présence ainsi que leurs manières de se manifester : frissons garantis, même pour les plus sceptiques ! Cet ouvrage se lit comme un carnet de voyages...déroutant !
Barcos que hicieron historia
You set the price! Words: 29,410. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Algunos barcos fueron famosos por sus viajes, otros por sus tragedias, algunos hasta por sus pasos de comedia o sus controversias. Esta selección, algo caprichosa, trae las historias de un puñado de naves inolvidables.
Lost Treasures of the Tropical Variety
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: American English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Explore a mysterious realm encompassing billions of dollars in lost artifacts, loot, and priceless heritage sunken leagues below the seas hundreds of years ago. Treasures of the Tropical Variety is a guidebook designed to recount historical facts of lost ocean riches observed from new perspectives, and stimulate further contribution to restoring world marine heritage by sharing this research.
Atlantis Pyramids Floods: Why Europeans are White
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,600. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Plato’s story tells about a war between Atlantis and Europe. Based on his writings, the continent of Atlantis was North America, Mexico held the main and largest city, Tampa was the first city, and a small island in Tampa was the island of Atlantis.