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The Whens of Wittenoom
By Isabel Storey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Chronology of the mining and use of blue asbestos from ancient to modern times with emphasis on the events at Wittenoom, Western Australia. This mining has resulted in WA having the highest rate of mesotelioma in the world. Includes comprehensive Bibliography.
Visit Greece - A 2011 Travel and Tourism Guide to The Exotic Land
By Grant John Lamont
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 14,970. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Walk practically anywhere in Greece and you are walking in the footsteps of antiquity. The home to such historical figures, fictional or not, as Plato and Homer. [not Homer Simpson – the other one]. As the center of modern civilization, Greece is considered the home of art, philosophy and many other aspects of culture which set us apart from other creatures.
Australian Film Tales
By Robert Cettl
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,600. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011 by Robert Cettl. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
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.
Heritage Hispanic-American Style/Patrimonio Hispanoamericano
By Leon Radomile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,830. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Heritage Hispanic-American Style is a rich, entertaining bilingual cultural compendium of facts that surveys the vast Hispanic/Spanish culture, from its birthplace in Spain to the lands of the new world where its language, religion, and customs greatly influence two continents.
Heritage Italian-American Style/Patrimonio Italo Americano
By Leon Radomile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 148,650. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The book for Italians - and those who wish they were! Revised bilingual edition has been expanded from 1492 to 1776 fact-filled questions that highlight the endless contributions made by Italians and Italian Americans to western civilization. From Julius Caesar to Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, from Galileo to Sinatra - who says education can't be fun? The “original” Italian cultural compendium.
The Great Depression - Is it Back?
By Joseph Newburg
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 15,990. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
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.
Amazing Tales of St. Lawrence Neighbourhood in Old Town Toronto
By Bruce Bell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,910. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2010 by Frank Touby. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Children were hanged, women without husbands had little choice but to prostitute themselves, clergy and ruling families cruelly dominated a lusty, oftentimes unruly population. The seamy and the sacred united to form one of the world’s great cities: Toronto. Telling its tales is famed local historian Bruce Bell, a uniquely skilled and deeply emotional storyteller.
Beads on a String-America's Racially Intertwined Biographical History
By Ey Wade
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,310. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010 by Inknbeans Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
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History was written in more than Black and White. With hyperlinks and videos Beads on a String-America’s Racially Intertwined Biographical History never stops celebrating our heritages and lauds loudly the accomplishments of all races that helped make America the great country it has become. (Newest version 5/29/2012)
Who's Who — The A to Z Encyclopedia on People of Color who did it first
By Eugene LaCorbiniere
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 351,440. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2010 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Encyclopedias
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.
Legends - Family Stories and Myths
By Alice L. Luckhardt
You set the price! Words: 26,190. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Misconstrued tales, unspoken events, a heroic deed, a celebrity or a shady past; all of which can be unchallenged family stories handed down by grandmother, but could sweet old grandma have gotten the story wrong all these years? Anyone fascinated with the unusual, strange or bizarre aspects of one’s ancestors will enjoy "Legends". They will learn the genealogical sources to solving mysteries.
The Essential Obama: The Finest Speeches of Barack Obama
By Aquitaine Media
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,090. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
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.