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World Series: The Countries in the North American Continent
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
World Series: The Countries in the North American Continent North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere. It is also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South...
Revelry and Redemption: The Real Story of the Death of Charles Lennox, Fourth Duke of Richmond
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
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
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.
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
Antarctic Voyager: Tom Crean with Scott's "Discovery" Expedition 1901-1904
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: Spanish. Published: November 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and 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
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.
Dream Time Magic and Other Australian Legends - A Quick Read Book
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,470. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The Dream Time of the Australian Aboriginal people is a fascinating place full of lively myths, great stories & amusing tales! Enter this mystical world & meet a variety of lovable people from a small boy, Wallunga to a modern outback nurse & hear their stories. Also discover amazing tales & myths created by the convicts, settlers & unusual visitors to this vast continent. A Beacon of Light Book.
The New Man and the New World
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,010. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
The Emergence of the idea of a new world The collective discoveries of Christopher Columbus, Amerigo Vespucci, John and Sebastian Cabot, and Giovanni da Verrazzano constitute a distinct Italian Era of Discovery which laid the groundwork for all other voyages which followed. The Italian discoverers deserve a place alongside the well-known Humanists in the history of the Renaissance.
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!
Phoenix of the Seas
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here is the saga of the Ernestina-Morrissey, official State Ship of Massachusetts. It recounts her remarkable history from Gloucester fishing schooner on the Grand Banks, to expedition vessel to the Arctic under famed navigator Captain Bob Bartlett, to packet ship linking Cape Verdean-Americans with their home island, and finally to seagoing educational vessel.
Antes de 1492, A Descoberta da America pelos Portugueses
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,610. Language: Portuguese. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Antes de 1492 apresenta um argumento convincente no sentido de que décadas antes de Colombo zarpar da Espanha, navegadores portugueses descobriram o Brasil, enquanto buscavam uma rota marítima para a Índia. A prova dessa teoria é um mapa, agora em exposição permanente na Biblioteca do Congresso dos Estados Unidos.
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.
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.
Before 1492, the Portuguese Discovery of America
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,880. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
BEFORE 1492 presents a compelling argument that decades before Columbus set sail from Spain, Portuguese mariners discovered Brazil while searching for a sea route to India. The evidence for this theory is a map now on permanent display at the Library of Congress. Baffling features of the map - called the Waldseemüller map - can only be explained by Portuguese discovery of America prior to 1492.