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Fighting World Hunger With Words from History
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » World
Welcome to the latest book in my series on global hunger. This edition features articles I wrote in 2009-2012, but with a historical twist. The stories take you back in time showcasing the history of fighting hunger. A chance to see how the past can influence the present. You can see the words and actions of leaders and also citizens who fought hunger during our history.
Illustrated What Is Secular Humanism?
Series: Illustrated Serial Antidisestablishmentarianism, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,370. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » History » World
Almost every American colony had some form of establishment of religion. This was because their religion consisted of proven and necessary facts of existence. Religion was reliable, logical and rational to them. The modern established religion of Secular Humanism teaches that it is the only scientifically-based belief system in existence.
Sailors' Yarns & Tavern Tales: Vanishings, Ghosts and Spooky Ships
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,740. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012 by Vicki Rutherford. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Ships found drifting with no crew aboard. Lighthouse keepers haunted by the Grey Lady. Ghosts of drowned sailors photographed swimming. Shiver me timbers! These twenty strange tales of mysterious disappearances and eerie events will leave you wondering. Whatever their authenticity, such sailors’ yarns from the past 400 years are always entertaining.
Fly With Your Dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: American English. Published: December 20, 2012 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
This is an illustrated book about dreams that have been achieved. Follow the white dove of Goodness, Peace, and Joy as she takes flight from Far East China in the 8th century BC and lands nearly 28 centuries later at the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® parade in California, USA on January 1, 2013.
Around the World for 900 Years: Watching History Happen
Price: Free! Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
(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.
Sobers Six Hit Perfection At Swansea: That Was The Day
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » History » World
On 31st of August 1968, at the St Helen’s cricket ground in Swansea, West Indies cricketer Garfield St Aubrun (Garry) Sobers became the first player in the, roughly, 200 year history of the sport to hit every ball of an over for six, playing for Nottinghamshire against Glamorgan. This is an account of that afternoon by someone who was there, set in the context of a turbulent year.
Constitutional History of the Western World
Price: Free! Words: 424,890. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General
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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.
What If There Was No Christianity?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
What if Christianity had never existed? Would the world be a better place? Or worse? Find out about the astounding things that caused Christianity to become the most influential religious faith in the world. Find out why Christianity affects your life: even if you're not a Christian. Learn the actual history of Christianity in a way that you've never heard it told before.
The World's Greatest Books
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
In THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKS an attempt has been made to effect a compendium of the world's best literature in a form that shall be at once accessible to every one and still faithful to its originals; or, in other words, it has been sought to allow the original author to tell his own story over again in his own language, but in the shortest possible space.
Asbestos: Death & Magic
Price: $2.57 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012 by Henri Sant-Cassia. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » World
Imagine a rock that catches fire yet does not burn, strengthens construction materials, insulates materials perfectly, dampens noise, and possesses long, silky threads that can be woven into fireproof cloth. Sound impossible? This "wonder material" is asbestos.
Secrets from the Archives (Volumes 1 to 5)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » American
Secret letters, spies, mystery lovers. Explore intriguing historical documents in “Secrets from the Archives;” a world of secret chambers, startling discoveries, and centuries-old mysteries. Includes "Proven to All the World: The Pewter Plate that Changed History," "Reputation in Flames: A President Lost, Found, and Lost Again," and three other stories. Uncover the secrets of the archives.
Toilets, Bathtubs, Sinks, and Sewers: A History of the Bathroom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
A fascinating, lively account of toilets, tubs, and sanitation systems with intriguingly catchy chapter titles from "Splish, Splash, the First Bath," "The Queen's Toilet," "Ugh, Gross!" to "Bathrooms Beyond Belief." This updated ebook edition underscores the need to raise global awareness that 2.6 billion people live without proper and sustainable sanitation.
Crude Cartel: An EJE Original
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.
The Knights Templar - Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
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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.
Zia's Crash
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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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
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.
A Brief History of Perpetual Motion
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » History » World
(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short excursion into historic sources regarding perpetual motion...with a surprising result.
The Paris Gun of 1918
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).
Houdini's Tour of Australia
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.