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Sobers Six Hit Perfection At Swansea: That Was The Day
By Gareth Huw Davies
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket
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
By Bill Etem
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.
Beyond All Religion
By Samuel Butler
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament
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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.
A History Of Life On Earth
By Bruce Alpine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 31,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
A History Of Life On Earth, is a guided tour from the beginning of time until modern times. Taking the reader from the origins of everything, without which life on Earth would not be possible. To the origins of life, through the different Eons and Geological Periods, explaining the diversifications and adaptations of all life. A History Of Life On Earth presents the scientific evidence and explain
What If There Was No Christianity?
By Thomas Brennan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,450. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: 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.
Akhenaton Trismegiste
By William Theaux
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: French. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Exposé en 1989 de l’application planétaire de la formule AMO déchiffrant le nom de Trismegiste – connu comme le "trois fois nommé" - des trois noms d’Akhenaton, de Moïse et d’Œdipe. Presentation in 1989 of the planetary application of the AMO formula from the name of Trismegistus - known as "thrice born" – with the three names :Akhenaton, Moses, and Oedipus.
The World's Greatest Books
By Joaquim Selvaraj
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: 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.
AP World History Quiz (Questions and Answers)
By BookCaps
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,450. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Over 300 questions (and Answers) are included in this study guide to help you prepare for the AP World History exam.
The Conflict of the Ages Part One: The Scientific History of Origins, Student Edition
By Mary C. Findley
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The Conflict of the Ages is a Multi-Part exploration of History, Science and ancient Literature. This first installment covers the concepts of God, time, Creation, physics, cosmology, and specifics about each day of Creation. We make comparisons with ancient sources to see where they agree with the Scriptural account.
Asbestos: Death & Magic
By Donald Pitt
Price: $2.57 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012 by Henri Sant-Cassia. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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)
By David Carmicheal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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
By Penny Colman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: 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.
The Fall of the West
By Matt Buttsworth
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 28,110. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The Fall of the West is a detailed, thought provoking consideration of what factors and events have led to the Fall of the West as the leading scientific, technological and economic civilization in the world which considers the impact of repeated warfare, imperial overstretch and a failure to maintain economic competitiveness as key factors causing decline.
Genghis Khan and the Creation of the Modern World
By Matt Buttsworth
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 5,840. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
It is rare that one man can single handedly change world history but the man who did was Genghis Khan, for not only did he create the Mongol nation and unite the nations of the Steppes but he and his sons devastated the two leading civilizations of the Eurasian world - China and Islamic civilization - opening up the way for the rise of the West. This article investigates this world changing event.
Aliens - 12 21 2012 - Time Travel ..and Us - The Connection
By Richard Nivens
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 17,510. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
12 21 2012 is going to be a new beginning and a new life much different than we now know it today. Every aspect of our lives will change as well as our Earth and it's environment. Money will have no value. There will be no leaders. All who survive will pull together as one. A giant team working together for one common goal, survival. Governments will fall and the people shall reign.
Grit: America's Greatest Family Newspaper
By Robin Van Auken
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."
The True History of Jesus' Birth Death and What It Means To You and Me
By Elijah Muhammad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
A True History of Jesus, his birth, death and what it means, which also goes into symbolic interpretation of his second coming and how it relates to black people in America. This title was originally written by Elijah Muhammad in the Nation of Islam's official newspaper, Muhammad Speaks as a 22 part series.
Who Killed Sir Harry Oakes?
By James Leasor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
James Leasor cleverly reconstructs events surrounding a brutal and unusual murder. It is 1943 and Sir Harry Oakes, the richest man in the British Empire, lies horrifically murdered at his Bahamian mansion. Although a self-made multi-millionaire, Sir Harry is an unlikely victim there are no suggestions of jealousy or passion. The Duke of Windsor gets involved.
Crude Cartel: An EJE Original
By Edward Jay Epstein
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,930. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: 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?
By M.E. Brines
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.