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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.
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
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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.
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.
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.
The Paris Gun of 1918
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Series: The Reading Room, Book 10. 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Magical Tours of Australia
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,900. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2010. Category: 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.
A History of Some Australian Theatres
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,620. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Australia was once home to some beautiful theatres, Her Majesty's in Sydney and the Tivoli in Melbourne being two of them. The performers and performances of a golden age are outlined here.
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.
CHRISTmas Fun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,380. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
This little book includes: A Brief Look at Advent and CHRISTmas; CHRISTmas Traditions Around the World; CHRISTmas Scriptures and Hymns; and CHRISTmas Carols and Their History. A great little resource if you are looking for more about the history and traditions of this important holiday.
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.
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.