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Great Western Railway by Ciamar Price
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.
Pub Quiz Trivia: Volume 1 - History and Current Events by Bryan Young
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and 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.
The British Army - History & Present by Toby Carrington-Woods
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011 by M&S Direct Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Military Buffs, History Students, Historical Trivia Lovers and Even Students of Politics... Nowhere else in just one edition will you find such complete information! ) * Dozens of Battles from Around the World. * The Reforms from Early History to Modern Day. * The Undisputed Influence on the World Today. A Complete Resource Under One Cover!
The Illuminati by Adam Weishaupt
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!
Books and Divisions of the Bible by Blair Kasfeldt
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
Peggy’s Cove: The Amazing History of a Coastal Village by Lesley Choyce
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.
The Whens of Wittenoom by Isabel Storey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Reference
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. 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.
Heritage Hispanic-American Style/Patrimonio Hispanoamericano by Leon Radomile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 119,830. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2011. Categories: 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. Categories: 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.
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. Categories: 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: 170,520. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography(5.00 from 3 reviews)
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: 351,430. 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.
Legends - Family Stories and Myths by Alice L. Luckhardt
You set the price! Words: 26,150. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » 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. 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.