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Hubris, a Railroad Through the Grand Canyon, and the Death of Frank Mason Brown: A Parable for Our Time
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.
Battal Gazi Destanı
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 12,290. Language: Turkish. Published: December 15, 2016 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Fairy tales and fables, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Seyit Gazi'nin babası Malatya Sultanı'nın ordusunda kumandandır. Rumlar'a karşı yaptığı bir savaşta ölür. Seyit Battal, 13 yaşına geldiğinde bütün İslam bilimlerini öğrenmiştir. Kılıç kullanmakta ve ata binmekte üstüne yoktur. Hint'ten, Mağrib'e, zaferden zafere koşar ve yedi deniz ötesine kadar adı korku saçar.
Vikingler
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,390. Language: Turkish. Published: November 25, 2016 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Çıplak kurtlar" lakabıyla bilinen öncü birlikleri kurt postundan yapılıp giydikleri vahşi kıyafetleriyle karşı tarafa hem korku salar hemde korkusuzca saldırdıkları kaynaklarda geçer. Günümüzde gemilerdeki yıldız dümen deyiminin Viking çağında Vikinglere ait olup bugünlere kadar geldiği düşünülmektedir
In the Heart of the Sea | Summary
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....
America Before Columbus
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Who where the first Americans? The story is intriguing, and the fascinating narrative will hold the reader's complete attention. Most of the inhabitants were wiped out by plagues brought by the Europeans. You will learn how "Indians" lived throughout the Americas before 1492 and Columbus, only isolated bits of the story have reached the popular press.
Magicians of the Gods Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Working with his wife, Hancock receives and documents his information first hand and compiles it into a very compact, well organised book that is a great read for persons interested in the depth of history of the people, animals, and lifestyles that existed before our time. It also includes images of many of the artifacts referred to in the book.
Traveling North America: Boston, Halifax, and L'Anse aux Meadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo-based tour includes over 80 pictures of Boston, Halifax, and the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows. Featured locations include sites significant to the American Revolution and history in Boston, Citadel Hill and Fort George in Halifax, and the Viking settlement at L'Anse aux Meadows.
Finding Amelia.
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 7,500. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Amelia Earhart as experienced from the person that never told where she was.
The Astronaut Wives Club | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn When You Download Your Copy Today • How The First Astronauts and Their Families Became Overnight Celebrities • What It Was Like To Be One Of The First Astronauts • Why The Astronaut Wives Had An Impact On Politics And The Meida Download Your Copy Today!
Lusitania Diary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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100 years after the Lusitania was torpedoed, a passenger’s diary was translated into English, revealing the story of an earlier journey aboard the doomed ocean liner. The author was a 33 year old Danish photographer, who describes his safe voyage to America; the hardships, joys and social life aboard the magnificent ship, seven years before disaster killed nearly 1,200 men, women and children.
Postcard Revolution Volume 2
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Postcards sent to Congress and other leaders advocating a money supply based on citizenship rather than debt. It includes a series of SOS postcards to save our ship by decelerating production, calibrating money in hours of work, elevating citizenship by making ownership of the money supply a right of citizenship, and setting a maximum wage of no more than four times the minimum wage..
Gateway to the Vikings: L'Anse aux Meadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This article explores the idea that L'Anse aux Meadows could be the gateway to the Viking Vinland settlement mentioned in the Scandinavian sagas and possibly founded by Leif Ericson. L'Anse aux Meadows is still the only widely accepted evidence of pre-Columbian contact with North America.
George Spearing: My Ordeal In A Disused Coal Pit
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
In 1769, George Spearing, a British naval officer, fell into a pit and was stuck for a week before being rescued. His account is a family document of his descendant, Charles Miller, who introduces it, and tells the story of what happened to Spearing and his family in the years that followed his lucky escape from near death.
Searching for the Golden Hinde
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the famous galleon commanded by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
The Execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
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
The End of Time: A Historical Note
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
This message fulfills Mayan predictions regarding the End of Time: 21 December 2012. Posted on youtube at the peak of the Winter Solstice, 21 December 2012. video on youtube: "RichardLighthouseAnnouncesEndOfTime1"
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.
Rediscovering Richard III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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In September 2012, archaeologists unearthed remains from a Leicester car park, covering what was once the city’s medieval Franciscan friary. After five months of waiting and exhaustive scientific tests, those bones were revealed to be those of Richard III, the infamous last Plantagenet king of England and the last English King to die in battle.
Leif Erikson: Was He The First Man To Discover America?
Series: 15-Minute Books · 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.