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A Brief History of Perpetual Motion
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Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short excursion into historic sources regarding perpetual motion...with a surprising result.
Around the World for 900 Years: Watching History Happen
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Price: Free! Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer/commentator in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world. The commentator has to return to base occasionally, and misses a lot of the dull bits.
Constitutional History of the Western World
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Price: Free! Words: 424,910. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(4.00 from 1 review)
There's a lot of info on the Church which Christ founded on a rock (Matthew 16. 13-19) and the Divine Law which God writes on the hearts of His people (Jeremiah 31. 31-34). Christians call this Divine Law the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The book explains the most basic and the most controversial doctrines of various churches. The aim is to help the reader find the True Church and the True Faith.
Cuba en Tiempo de Guerra
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2010 by Editorial Medí. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Este controvercial libro de 1898 es un temprano ejemplo del poder manipulador de la prensa. Davis presentó informes vibrantes y dramáticos que pueden haber llevado a Estados Unidos a un conflicto internacional: El inicio de la Guerra Hispano-Americana. Aquí está la historia de Davis sobre la devastadora guerra en Cuba. Su narrativa pudo haber cambiado el curso de asuntos internacionales.
Lady In Shining Armor
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Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
This book was written and published in 2008 during the candidacy of Hillary Clinton who aspired to become America's first woman President. Although her legendary candidacy is now history, the contents of this book is still largely relevant. The book profiles twelve women heads of government of countries around the world and shows how women have fared in executive leadership positions.
A Titanic Survivor’s Story: The Fredericksburg, Va Connection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
It's been a century since the greatest disaster in maritime history, the sinking of the Titanic. This is the moving heretofore untold story of tragedy, survival and reincarnation passed down through generations of my family, the story of my grandfather, Mike Nassef Balman, who was the reincarnation of a 12 year old boy whom my great grandfather, Nassef Cassem tried, but failed to save.
The Knights Templar - Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Knights Templar – Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis? -- History of this famous group and the organizations that claim descent from them. Were they really destroyed in the fourteenth century or do they survive and even prosper to this day? Who are their descendants? Are there ties to the Nazis and the Mormon Church? A must-read for anyone interested in conspiracies or the occult.
Grit: America's Greatest Family Newspaper
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Each weekend in the 1950s, 30,000 boys knocked at the doors of more than 700,000 American small-town homes and were welcomed with a smile and a dime as they delivered the weekly edition of Grit, America's Greatest Family Newspaper. This short eBook single (5,500 words) introduces Grit and its founder, Dietrick Lamade, whose ambition and determination epitomizes the word "Grit."
Project 1848 – Cosmos Guidebook Proposal for a Multiparticipant Research Program and Experiment Based Around the Year 1848
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Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
This is a proposal for a multidisciplinary project that examines the time period around 1848 [approximately 1842 to 1852] through a variety of approaches and uses a broad spectrum of methodologies and data to examine it in areas such as culture, history, the sciences, daily living, and in another way almost through the cosmos itself.
A History of Australian Theatre From Convict Theatres to Depression
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
A short history of Australian Theatre covering the early convict years to the depression era.
Great Performances From Australian Theatre History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
A selection of essays about great performances in Australian Theatre History. These include accounts of Blondin, Cinquevalli, The Oliviers and Nellie Melba's tours of Australia.
Stars of the Early Australian Stage. The Royal Comic Opera Company
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The Royal Comic Opera Company was the most popular musical comedy company in Australia during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. The members of this company included George Lauri, Florence Young, Carrie Moore and Celia Ghiloni. Their stories are detailed here.
Kamehameha and Vancouver, Rendezvous in Paradise
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The relationship between King Kamehameha I and British Captain George Vancouver set the course of history for the Hawaiian people after European contact. The alliance had enormous benefit to them both. In February 1794 they met at Kealakekua Bay. Author Jack Kelly employs extensive research, oral history and local lore to weave a fresh and enlightening perspective on Hawaiian history.
Zia's Crash
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Edward Jay Epstein's on-site investigation of the murder of President Zia. A Story of sabotage, terrorism, and cover up in Pakistan.
Stars of Australian Theatre History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Australian theatre in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries produced stars which shone nationally and internationally. Some of these stars were Maesmore Morris, dancers Saharet and Maggie Dickinson, pantomime dame Arthur Stigant and American import Minnie Tittell Brune.
Crude Cartel: An EJE Original
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Edward Jay Epstein, who previously exposed the workings of the De Beers cartel in his classic book "The Rise and Fall of Diamonds," now turns to the crude cartel that dominated the world oil business for the past century.
The Paris Gun of 1918
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
A technological marvel, it was also a super-weapon of terror. The Kaiser Cannon of 1918 terrorized Paris during Germany's last desperate campaign to win World War I. The Paris Gun was a marvel of technology. It required astronomers, geographers, physicists, chemists, and other scientific experts to launch each 210-pound shot at Paris from behind German lines--a range of 80 miles (130 km).
Pantomime in Australia
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Pantomime in Australia reached its highest point during the Edwardian period. The people, the passion and the form combined to produce elaborate entertainment for early Australian audiences.
The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,180. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun is a collection of historical anecdotes, odd, humorous facts, and things you will never forget, once you know them. They are the product of a life devoted to history.
Houdini's Tour of Australia
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
When escapologist, Harry Houdini toured Australia in 1910, he brought magic, mystique, his wife and an aeroplane. Houdini conquered crowds and nearly caused riots, he escaped straitjackets and shackles and flew through the air. Some said he was supernatural, to others he was a fraud, but Houdini confounded them all.