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#PS3History: The Complete History Of The PS3
Price: Free! Words: 58,820. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » History » Reference
A complete history of the PlayStation 3
Origins - The Universe, Everything And Evolution
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,910. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution
The biggest question ever asked was: Where did everything come from? That question has been answered. Origins - The Universe, Everything And Evolution presents the scientific evidence and explains the origins of that evidence.
The Life & Character of the Seal of Prophets - Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 130,700. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The fascinating book not only highlights the various aspects of the life of Holy Prophet but also presents the prominent events and episodes in the history of Islam with solid historical testimonies.
Books and Divisions of the Bible
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christianity
Do you know the major divisions of the Bible? There are sub-divisions in Old and New Testament; knowing these divisions will help you understand your Bible. The "Bible" means "[the] Books" from the Greek word biblia. While we often think of the Bible as one book, it is in fact a collection of books contained in one volume.
The Illuminati
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,160. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Reference
No secret society is more controversial than the Illuminati, yet almost nothing of the truth of this mysterious ancient Order is available in the public record. Propaganda, misinformation, disinformation, paranoia and downright fantasy are rife. Some have even described the Illuminati as pan-dimensional, shape-shifting Reptilians from another world!
Great Western Railway
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.
I Narrinieri
Price: Free! Words: 27,850. Language: Italian. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Modesto eBook che in sintesi narra la storia dei Narrinieri, popolo dell’Australia meridionale, come erano visti prima della loro integrazione.
Age Of Mammals - A More Familiar World
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,720. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution
Mammals evolved on earth during the reign of the Dinosaur. Now, with their larger competitors gone after the mass extinction at the end of the cretaceous period, these small nocturnal creatures are free to diversify into the mammals we see today.
As The Years Go By ... Conversations With Canada's Folk Rock & Pop Pioneers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,600. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Canada's music scene was magical in the 50s, 60s & 70s. As The Years Go By tells the stories behind The Diamonds, Lighthouse, Steppenwolf, Mashmakhan, Patsy Gallant, Skylark, Bobby Curtola, Edward Bear, Susan Jacks, Denny Doherty, Moxy, Lucille Starr, The Ugly Ducklings, Prism, The Five Man Electrical Band and many more amazing Canadian performers. It is the 10th book by Mark Kearney & Randy Ray
Earth Epochs
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Earth Epochs looks at major cataclysms across the Holocene, the Earth's Axis Tilt event of 3,448 YBP and its world wide cataclysm. And the Last Great Cataclysm, 7000 Years ago and its catastrophic effects. It also reviews in detail the Younger-Dryas event of 12,900 YBP. In addition, it also makes the case for Giant Humans and Dinosaurs in the Historic Record.
Age Of The Dinosaur - The Rise And Demise
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution
After the most rapid and widespread diversification of species the world has ever experienced, during the Cambrian Explosion. Conditions are now ripe for rapid growth, of living creatures. The Dinosaur.
Australian Film Tales
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Robert Cettl. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
From the drunken brawl that scarred Mel Gibson's face and led to his casting in Mad Max to the Australian ex-pat who immortalized American disco music in Saturday Night Fever to the outrage over an American superhero movie claiming to be Australian content to get a tax rebate! A unique collection of Aussie movie anecdotes by a former SAR Fellow at Australia's National Film & Sound Archive.
Transition - From The Oceans To Land
Series: History Of Life On Earth - Mini eBook, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution
The Planet, we call earth looks very different from today. But soon, the landmasses will look very similar. Life is now possible on land. The geological, atmospheric and environmental conditions are about to trigger the most rapid and widespread diversification of life in Earth’s history.
Barack Obama and the Enemies Within
Series: The Enemies Within, Book 1. Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 171,470. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011 by Liberty Trail Corporation. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » Reference
"Trevor Loudon does the job that few in the media ever even attempt. This eye-opening book is proof that one person really can make a difference, especially when they have no agenda other than finding the truth.” -Glenn Beck, #1 New York Times bestselling author and founder of GBTV.
The Essential Obama: The Finest Speeches of Barack Obama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This collection of the finest, most important, and most moving speeches of President Barack Obama is a wonderful addition to any library of presidential writings, and useful to anyone interested in reading for themselves the well-crafted words of our 44th President. The Essential Obama includes every major speech given by Obama dating back to his 2002 address against the war in Iraq.
Peggy’s Cove: The Amazing History of a Coastal Village
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 24,630. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011 by Pottersfield Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Here is the complete history of the famous cove and the unique village that hosts thousands of visitors each year. The story begins with the formation of the rocks along these shores and the impact of the glaciers. The Mi'kmaq were the first to live here in the summers, harvesting the riches of the sea.
Pub Quiz Trivia: Volume 1 - History and Current Events
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles, & brain twisters
In addition to his writing, author Bryan Young is an accomplished Pub Quizmaster and has assembled a collection of his best trivia questions to stump the minds of trivia buffs everywhere. With more than 40 rounds of trivia, Volume 1 covers History and Current Events questions. This is a must have for any trivia buff or Pub Quizmaster.
Who's Who — The A to Z Encyclopedia on People of Color who did it first
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,430. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Who’s Who is the only people of color historically based reference book of its kind. It’s a book that contains the names, faces, and life stories of Africans, African Americans, and many other people of color from around the world who have achieved great goals first. We honor those who have made the sacrifice, and gone beyond the boundaries of what was expected of them to better humanity.
The Great Depression - Is it Back?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,980. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics
Discover the untold truth about how The Great Depression of 1929-1940 is so very similar to America’s economy today! The Great Depression was a time of great sorrow for a many families in America as they lost their jobs, lost their homes and didn’t have enough food to eat. Walk with some personal family members who lived through the Great Depression and learn how it forever changed their live.
Irma and Me A Journal of Hurricane Irma’s Impact on Key West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,880. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2017 by AbsolutelyAmazingEbooks.com. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Popular blogger Ley West Lou shares his journal that records the evacuation from Key West during the recent Hurricane Irma disaster. Along with his day-by-day diary you will find a visual record of the storm and its aftermath -- a dramatic gallery to accompany Louis Petrone’s words. History told firsthand!