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Nonfiction » History » World
Fly With Your Dreams by Dr. Clifford E. Daugherty
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.
Micronazioni: Storia dei più piccoli Paesi del Mondo by Duilio Chiarle
Price: $3.41 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » History » World
Sealand, Tavolara, Seborga, Redonda, Waveland, Hutt River... Piccole Nazioni che nessuno conosce. E poi la drammatica storia di Minerva, di Lundy, della repubblica esperanta dell'Isola delle Rose... Una storia in piccolo, ma pur sempre grande storia. Il primo ed inimitabile trattato sulle micronazioni!
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. 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.
What If There Was No Christianity? by Thomas Brennan
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.
Asbestos: Death & Magic by Donald Pitt
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.
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. 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.
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. Categories: 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. Categories: 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. Categories: 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. Categories: 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.
Crude Cartel: An EJE Original by Edward Jay Epstein
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? by M.E. Brines
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: 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.
Kamehameha and Vancouver, Rendezvous in Paradise by Jack Kelly
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 by Alf B. Meier
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.
Houdini's Tour of Australia by Leann Richards
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.
Stars of Australian Theatre History by Leann Richards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011. Categories: 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. Categories: 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. Categories: 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.