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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.
The Mohammed Code: Why a Desert Prophet Wants You Dead
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,980. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Napoleon, and Adolph Hitler tried to take over the world. All of them failed. Yet an illiterate desert prophet enabled his followers to hammer together an empire 11 times the size of Alexander the Great’s conquests, 5 times the size of the Roman Empire, and 7 times the size of the USA. How did Mohammed pull it off? And how does his success threaten you and me?
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.
Oriental Dance: Discovering the Art of Belly Dancing
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Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
Discover the world of Oriental Dance - more popularly known as Belly Dance - including its history and origins, traditions, many styles, music and costumes. "Oriental Dance: Discovering the Art of Belly Dancing" explores traditional and modern Belly Dance, why it's such an important part of Middle Eastern life, and how it has become a hobby and passion of so many women around the world.
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.
Beyond All Religion
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament
(5.00 from 1 review)
How all the major religions were created upon a bedrock of lies. Christianity: Two Popes admitted that Christ was a fable. Moses was based upon the life and legends of Sargon the Great. Moses never existed, and there is no evidence in Egypt of 600,000 men, women, and children escaping Pharaoh. Mormonism: The founder, Joseph Smith, was convicted in a court of law as an impostor (con man) in 1826.
Nova Scotia Shaped by the Sea: A Living History
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 120,290. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The history of Nova Scotia is an amazing story of a land and people shaped by waves and tides, the winds and the wonder of the North Atlantic. Lesley Choyce weaves the legacy of this unique coastal province, piecing together the stories written in the rocks, the wrecks, and the record books of human glory and human error.
Titanic: The Legend, Myths And Folklore
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,340. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
As the pride of White Star Line - RMS Titanic sank beneath the surface of the freezing North-Atlantic Ocean, the story of Titanic was born. That story has become full of stories within itself.
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."
Footnotes in History
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Some events in history are so obscured by legend that hardly anybody knows how things really happened. Some legends are self-perpetuating and facts get ignored by certain authors or are unknown to them. In chronicling history, it appears to be sufficient to parrot what somebody else said to the point that the truth just appears as footnotes.
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.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,810. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world to today, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. Each entry is explained in a short paragraph of under 125 words, comprising not only traditional history, but also social history, the history of science, and a sad catalog of disasters, both natural and man-made. Enjoy!
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.
The Achievements and the Days Book II. from Tribes to Empires
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The second book follows the evolution of hominids to homo sapiens, their socialization and humanization and the development of the early pre-Christian empires. There are extensive discussions that start at pre-history and proceed through written history ending at the present. Interesting facts and observations are interspersed throughout; these points certainly add spice to the presentation.