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Asbestos: Death & Magic
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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)
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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 Explore intriguing historical documents in “Secrets from the Archives;” a world of secret chambers, startling discoveries, and centuries-old mysteries.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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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Price: $4.75 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
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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?
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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.
Seventy North to Fifty South - The Story of Captain Cook's Last Voyage
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,920. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Seventy North to Fifty South is an annotation of the published journal written by Captain James Cook during his third voyage: the voyage with major geographic and political consequences. His journal reports were filled with navigational and geographical detail plus anthropological observations about the inhabitants.
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 Tonga Book — February 1805 – June 1811
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,240. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
The remarkable adventures of young William Mariner on a voyage around the world and his long sojourn in the islands of Tonga wherein he gives us a full account of the inhabitants of those islands and the conduct of their lives.
Polarshift - India, China and the Rise and Fall of the West
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,080. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Polarshift is a thought provoking book which will change the way you see the past and the profound changes that are occurring in the present. Using a unique long term historical perspective considering events from the time of Genghiz Khan until now, Dr Matt Buttsworth analyzes what factors led to the rise of the West, what factors have led to its fall, and to the rise of China and India.
Nova Scotia Shaped by the Sea: A Living History
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 120,290. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Category: 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 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
(5.00 from 1 review)
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 Achievements and the Days Book II. from Tribes to Empires
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,040. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: 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.