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Nonfiction » History » World
Oriental Dance: Discovering the Art of Belly Dancing by Lisa Hartwell
Price: $3.97 USD. Words: 11,310. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies, Nonfiction » History » World
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.
Titanic: The Legend, Myths And Folklore by Bruce Alpine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,340. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » North America
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.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April by Ronald Hee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 215,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics(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 100 to 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!
Nova Scotia Shaped by the Sea: A Living History by Lesley Choyce
Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 120,290. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Categories: 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.
The Achievements and the Days Book II. from Tribes to Empires by Roland Maes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,640. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: 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.
Stars of the Early Australian Stage. The Royal Comic Opera Company by Leann Richards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Categories: 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 Paris Gun of 1918 by John T. Cullen
Series: The Reading Room, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Military
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).
Footnotes in History by Alf B. Meier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,360. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: 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.
Architecture of Ancient Egypt - Chapter 1 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles by Tatyana Fedulova
Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles, 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2014 by Progress Builders. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » History » World
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularize of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
Kamehameha and Vancouver, Rendezvous in Paradise by Jack Kelly
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: 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.
Great Performances From Australian Theatre History by Leann Richards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,230. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Categories: 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 Australian Theatre History by Leann Richards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: 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.
Project 1848 – Cosmos Guidebook Proposal for a Multiparticipant Research Program and Experiment Based Around the Year 1848 by Hugh Hightower
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: 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.
The Best of Des Griffin -Vol. I by Des Griffin
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 66,320. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Essay » Political
The Best of Des Griffin is a variety of 17 "Midnight Messenger Newspaper" and "Des Griffin Newsletter" articles dating from the late 1980s to the present. The topics cover globalism, economics, and insights into the background of who really rules the world. An excellent companion to the author’s first two books "Fourth Reich of the Rich" and "Descent into Slavery?" which also cover globalism etc
A History of Australian Theatre From Convict Theatres to Depression by Leann Richards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
A short history of Australian Theatre covering the early convict years to the depression era.
Magical Tours of Australia by Leann Richards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Magicians regularly toured Australia during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, this booklet discusses the tours of Chung Ling Soo, The Davenport Brothers, and a Maskelyne Company of 1908.
Crude Cartel: An EJE Original by Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: 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.
Houdini's Tour of Australia by Leann Richards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2011. Categories: 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.