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The Critics of Columbus: The Character Assassination of a Great Explorer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
This book outlines the various forms of attack upon Columbus over the centuries, an ever-growing list of the Critics of Columbus. There has been a systematic attempt to assassinate the character of Columbus. Every aspect of Columbus’ life has come under attack. This book contains thoughtful and well-researched rebuttals to these critics. It calls for a more mature and balanced treatment.
Australijskie Piekło
Price: $7.79 USD. Words: 126,520. Language: Polish. Published: May 19, 2020. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Osnuta na faktach powieść rozmachem nieustępująca „Panu i władcy: Na krańcu świata” oraz „Buntowi na Bounty”. To siermiężna rzeczywistość morskich wypraw pełna podstępów, szaleńczej odwagi, gwałtów, honoru i… miłości. Wszystko w otoczeniu wielkiej nieskrępowanej przygody: lądowych i morskich bitew, wypraw w głąb „Czarnego lądu” c
Shqiperia E Konsullit August Dozon
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 116,850. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Ky libër hedh dritë mbi veprimtarinë dhe jetën e konsullit francez Auguste Dozon, veçanërisht në zonën ballkanike dhe Shqipërinë, kur në vitin 1869 u caktua konsull i Francës në Janinë. Por si një studjues i kulturave të popujve ai u muar gjerësisht me folklorin shqiptar, duke mbledhur dhe botuar librin “Përralla shqiptare” për të cilin u nderua me çmimin “Volney” të Akademisë Franceze.
A German Paradise in Texas: The Fate of German Emigrants to Texas in the 1840’s
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 98,820. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2020 by Texianer Verlag. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
A German Paradise in Texas – The Fate of German Emigrants to Texas in the 1840’s is a gripping historical novel about the Germans who left their home country more than 150 years ago.
Texas 1840
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 43,120. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2020 by Texianer Verlag. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Anyone who is as fascinated about the era surrounding the establishment of the Republic of Texas as I am, will understand my excitement on discovering this book in German written in 1840. G.A. Scherpf was a German who had been living for some time in New York and decided to undertake an expedition to see with his own eyes which of the conflicting reports about Texas were true.
J. S. Elcano. Tras la huella
Price: $8.90 USD. Words: 53,790. Language: Spanish. Published: November 6, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
J. S. Elcano. Tras la huella. Es una biografía actualizada que tiene su origen en el proyecto de investigación realizado por Julián Díaz Alonso para el comisariado de la gran exposición producida por Itsasmuseum Bilbao y Aquarium Donostia-San Sebastián. Ha exigido una pormenorizada investigación de la abundante documentación disponible con el objetivo de acercarnos un poco más a Juan Sebastián.
Te Rii Ni Banaba - Backbone of Banaba
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
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.
Price: $6.23 USD. Words: 38,350. Language: Romanian. Published: June 15, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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Short Stories from the Heart
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
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
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.
С высоты птичьего полёта.
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.
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.
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.
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 & 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…
Secret Viking Sea Chart: Discovered in Rosslyn Chapel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 32,910. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
As MGM's hit show Vikings on the History Channel follows the adventures of Ragnar Lothbrok and his brother Rollo, TV Historian Ashley Cowie unearths a rare Viking sea chart beneath Rosslyn Chapel in Scotland. Identifying important seats of power in the Viking's Nordic empire, it indicates a land far to the west of Britain. Is this chart the earliest representation of North America ever discovered?
The New Man and the New World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,770. 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.
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.