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Tamehameha Uncensored Conflicting and Controversial History of Hawaii
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Tamehameha Uncensored is a historical book designed to both educate and entertain people on all things Tamehameha, from his birth to his death. Another focus is to point out that Kamehameha is an incorrect usage of his name and his name is really Tamehameha.
Steam Age Machines
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, & technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things
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A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
Strange Objects Which Should Not Exist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Many objects have been found from the deep past which should not exist. We are talking about millions to hundreds of millions years ago. The objects described in this book provide lots of evidence that they really originated in those ages. These things include metal containers and vases found in seams of coal, and spark plugs encased in rock which should not exist.
The Rise and Fall of Diamonds
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 79,140. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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An investigation by Edward Jay Epstein into the De Beers cartel and the fantastic machine that created the illusion that diamonds are forever.
Tortured Cardboard: How Great Board Games Arise from Chaos, Survive by Chance, Impart Wisdom, and Gain Immortality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,090. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2019 by Permuted. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles, & brain twisters, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Be enlightened and entertained. Be prepared for irreverence. Come on this journey through time and witness how these games came to be, why they flourish, and what you can gain by applying their “secrets.”
The Truth About The Coming Global Currency Reset 2nd Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,610. Language: American English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » History of things
There are many people who believe there is a global currency reset coming soon. This reset will result in an overnight crash of the dollar and the stock market.This global currency reset is predicted to be worse than the 2008 meltdown. This book explores the validity of those claims. It seeks the truth concerning many future economic forecasts.
Un lombardo alla prima guerra mondiale
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Le memorie che il nonno di mia moglie, Ettore Molinari, ha scritto, ormai quasi ottantenne, nella seconda metà degli anni ’60. Sono ricordi che, partendo dalla famiglia d’origine, raccontano in prima persona cos’è stato, per un laborioso artigiano del Varesotto col talento dello scultore, il più sanguinoso e inutile conflitto della storia, combattuto da alpino nelle trincee, nel fango e nella neve
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Third Edition]
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,220. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015 by Spyderwort Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » History » History of things
NEW expanded 3rd edition. A detailed guide to the factual mistakes that writers of historical fiction often make—and how to avoid them. From medieval knights smoking cigars to characters crossing streets that wouldn’t exist for another 2000 years, historical novelist Alleyn exposes and explains the often hilarious, always painful goofs that turn up most frequently in fiction set in the past.
Rosslyn Chapel
Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
It is where the modern Knights Templar and the Freemasons meet, where researchers pour over every carving and niche, and where tourists flock to stand in awe before this extraordinary Gothic building. A few miles south of the city of Edinburgh, and half a mile from the small village of Roslin, Rosslyn Chapel, built in the second half of the 15th century, maintains its age-old mystery.
Historia de la Biología
Price: $3.41 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: Spanish. Published: January 26, 2019 and represented by Brainy Bookstore Mckrause. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Biology
La historia de la biología explora el desarrollo de una ciencia que estudia las propiedades y leyes fundamentales (más comunes) del desarrollo evolutivo de los seres vivos.
Historia de la Química
Price: $3.41 USD. Words: 24,920. Language: Spanish. Published: February 1, 2019 and represented by Brainy Bookstore Mckrause. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Chemistry
En muchos sentidos, la historia de la civilización es la historia de la química, el estudio de la materia y sus propiedades.
The Search For Old King's Road
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » North America
Old Kings Road in Florida was built by British Engineers prior to the American Revolution. Right up to 1914 it was the main entry into Florida. Here slaves escaped to freedom, plantations large and small lined the route. The Second Seminole War along this road was one of the largest slave rebellions in the United State. Here is historian Bill Ryan's effort to locate Old Kings Road.
History of Chemistry
Price: $3.43 USD. Words: 23,530. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2019 and represented by Brainy Bookstore Mckrause. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Chemistry
In many ways, the history of civilization is the history of chemistry, the study of matter and its properties.
Sacred Welsh Waters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2011 by Paul D.E. Mitchell. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » History of things
The late Chris J Thomas's definitive guide to the sacred wells and springs of Wales. Once sites of pagan ritual, many were appropriated by early Christians who exploited their magical healing properties. Chris painstakingly researched the local history of each well and their sometimes less than saintly patrons. Edited by Paul D.E. Mitchell to also include a guide to Welsh pronunciations.
Dear Arlie: Postcards to a Friend (1907-1913)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Postcards, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Traces of a friendship over a hundred years ago remain in the postcards Pauline Washburn sent to her friend Arlie Shinkle. Enjoy the journey of their friendship through these 21 postcards from 1907 to 1913. The historic images along with the words inscribed on the back take us back to a different time and place.
The Quick Quirk Quiz - National Chains & Name Brands
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles, & brain twisters
Behind every national chain and name brand lies the story of the people and the circumstances that turned an idea into a readily recognized icon. Try your hand at matching these 28 stories to the names that make America great.
A Collection of Historical Quotations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,450. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
An inspiring collection of historical quotations from some of the most prolific of our time.
Friday the 13th
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2017 by Crimson Sparrow. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Friday the 13th. That mysterious day that foretells doom and disaster for everyone alive. From biblical times to the modern era, why has this day caused such paranoia and fear? What's behind it all? Read and explore the true meaning behind the day.
Marking Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » General
A Guide to Russian Watch Collecting
Traditi e traditori
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,920. Language: Italian. Published: April 4, 2014 by PulpEdizioni. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Una storia suddivisa in tre parti - "Latina tradita", "La Destra tradita" e "L'Italia tradita" - che si apre con una dedica ad una persona davvero speciale e si chiude con riflessioni legate all'attualità

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