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Houdini's Tour of Australia
By Leann Richards
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
By Leann Richards
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
By Leann Richards
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
By Leann Richards
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
By Leann Richards
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
By Leann Richards
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
By Leann Richards
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
By Leann Richards
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
By Catherine Jaime
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
By Richard Harding Davis
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
By Elsie Slyman Belman
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.
One World
By Tal Brooke
Price: $7.77 USD. Words: 102,930. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
One World reveals why America's rapid descent is no accident and why once great liberties have been erased through staged crises:to bring in a New World Order through betrayal at the highest levels over a naïve,trusting public. We are now in a dangerous interlude before the trap closes. Freedoms long taken for granted could vanish in a plan that will take your breath away once it comes into view.
Lady In Shining Armor
By Ramesh Malayappan
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.
Oriental Dance: Discovering the Art of Belly Dancing
By Lisa Hartwell
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.
Nehalem Indians And Francis Drake 1579
By Garry D. Gitzen
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
First contact between Pacific Northwest Indians and European Francis Drake while in Nehalem Bay, Oregon. Descriptions by Francis Fletcher in his work published 1628 "The World Encompassed by Francis Drake" describes Pacific Northwest Indians culture, flora and fauna. Puts the rest that Francis Drake never set foot in what is know today as California.