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Te Rii ni Banaba - Backbone of Banaba by Raobeia Ken Sigrah & Stacey M. King
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,460. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2019 by Banaban Vision Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Oceania, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Te Rii ni Banaba - backbone of Banaba reveals the indigenous history of Banabans through their genealogies, myths, legends and customs. Their small Pacific Island, known as Ocean Island during Colonial rule was ravaged by phosphate mining, occupied by Japan in WWII, and tragically Banabans were forcibly removed from their homeland and relocated to Rabi Island, Fiji, makes compelling reading.
Historia de la conquista de México by Francisco López de Gamarra
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 189,240. Language: Spanish. Published: November 23, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Europa quería saber qué pasaba en las Indias, asi fuera por afán de conocimiento. Este prurito se manifiesta en el aumento de las ediciones de libros durante el siglo XVI, en el éxito de textos sobre viajes, y en el auge de los historiadores. Se comenzó a producir la sustitución de un mundo imaginario, pleno de aventuras fantásticas, por otro mundo real e ignoto con hazañas de los conquistadores.
Amazing Facts About Dinosaurs by John Ryle
Price: Free! Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2018 by Klink Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Paleontology
Do you love dinosaurs? This book is packed full of interesting facts about dinosaurs sure to surprise you. Have you ever wondered how strong a T-Rex's bite was? Have you heard about the "Hellboy" dinosaur?
Conquistador de los mares: Historia de Magallanes by Stefan Zweig
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,370. Language: Spanish. Published: July 9, 2018 by Luis Alberto Villamarin Pulido. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Biografía del marinero portugués Fernando de magallanes, cuya intrepidez y tenacidad condujo a fuerzas navales de la marina española a encontrar el lugar en el planeta donde se unían los océanos Atlántico y Pacífico. Un libro lleno de emociones y aventuras que no puede faltar en la biblioteca de un buen lector
Explorers: A Collection of Essays by technologhy4shs
Price: Free! Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The Fourth Grade class of Sacred heart Catholic School researched and wrote about various explorers. Please enjoy the product of their learning.
Short Stories from the Heart by Margaret Helms
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Some years ago I was privileged to be a member of a writers' group. We met each month at the library. A story we had written was to be read to the group at that time. This book is a compilation of those stories.
Imported America: Jamestown 1607 by Kelli Rea Klampe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 117,740. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Imported America gives us a true account of the first years of America’s History. From the men who privately funded the discovery of the New World, Raleigh’s first two attempts of colonizing, details of both of the lost colonies of Roanoke to The Virginia Company that settled the first permanent colony at Jamestown -this book gives us their accounts.
The Trowel and the Truth by Scott Stripling
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 37,860. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The Trowel and the Truth serves not only as an introductory textbook on biblical archaeology, but also as a guide to Bible readers interested in the relationship between artifact and text. Excavations over the last decade have yielded an enormous amount of new information on the material culture of the land of the Bible. Includes the pre-patriarchal eras and the postbiblical Byzantine Age.
Summary of Journeys on the Silk Road From Joyce Morgan & Conrad Walters by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Journeys on the Silk Road A Desert Explorer, Buddha’s Secret Library, and the Unearthing of the World’s Oldest Printed Book From Joyce Morgan and Conrad Walters Summary and Analysis Summary Station In Journeys on the Silk Road, Joyce Morgan and Conrad Walters use historical records to create an entertaining narrative that brings the past to life. Rather than making a dry history book...
Deep Down Dark | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,980. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » South American
Deep Down Dark The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine and the Miracle That Set Them Free From Hector Tobar Summary and Analysis By Summary Station Deep Down Dark is the inspiring and heartwarming tale of the thirty three Chilean miners trapped in the San José Mine. Told in the style of a novel rather than a list of factual events
С высоты птичьего полёта. Станислав Хабаров. by Всеволод Иванов
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,100. Language: Russian. Published: June 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Эта книга о совместном советско-французском космическом проекте. О первом выходе француза в открытый космос и испытании французской техники, о работе интернационального коллектива специалистов.
Hidden Figures: Mary Jackson | Summary by Summary Station
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Summary of Hidden Figures From Margot Lee Shetterly Mary Jackson By Summary Station Every life on Earth is significant by itself. All the people leave some kind of marking upon civilization with their presence. But some of us, leave clear footprints on the world. Some people are so extraordinary and important that they must be remembered and acknowledged in the future.
Revelry and Redemption: The Real Story of the Death of Charles Lennox, Fourth Duke of Richmond by Leslie Smith Dow
You set the price! Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Charles Lennox is dying in the barn of the Chapman farm, of rabies contracted from the bite of an infected fox 60 days before. His stamina, for one who has never shown much ambition before, is astounding. He wavers in and out of consciousness & froths at the mouth. The man in charge of Canada is dying of rabies.
Hubris, a Railroad Through the Grand Canyon, and the Death of Frank Mason Brown: A Parable for Our Time by Wayne Schmidt
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
“Really!? A railroad through the bottom of the Grand Canyon?” Crazy, right? But in fact, it came closer to happening than most realize. Here is the little-known story of how hubris killed the railroad’s president and saved the Grand Canyon. It offers a lesson on the fate of men who concoct such schemes and promise riches without regard to environmental consequences or costs to future generations.
Cangalli: An American Company Searches for an Ancient River of Gold by James E. Bender
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,230. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Gold mining had been going on for four hundred years in an area known as the Tipuani Gold District of Bolivia. One small gold company from Denver, was convinced that their 5,000 acre site held evidence of an ancient river system. Modern technology of today was able to capture these small particles of gold. True story recorder by the author and later became a shareholder.
Antarctic Voyager: Tom Crean with Scott's "Discovery" Expedition 1901-1904 by David Hirzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,800. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
"Antarctic Voyager" goes with Tom Crean on the first of his three adventures on that frozen, forbidding continent. Each of them was more dangerous than the last, but this book takes you to the very beginning, to the events and forces that shaped the rest of his life.
Bases y Ciudades Subterráneas by Benjamin Amo, Sr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens & UFOs, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
La existencia de bases subterráneas, con diferentes usos, es algo real. Muchas de esas bases, de uso militar, son de carácter SECRETO y sus actividades alimentan todo tipo de teorías de la conspiración…
In the Heart of the Sea | Summary by InstantRead Summaries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
One of the things that makes this book so much more interesting is that there are different accounts from different persons who went through the ordeal, as well as experiences of past and more recent men who have been in the same or similar position as the men of the Essex. This book highlighted the fight, bravery, and sacrifice these men went through....