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Muslim Inventions in the Islamic Golden Age 750-1500 AD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This short, crisp, easy to read account, would take you through an amazing 6,000 years of human history to trace the origins of the sciences from the ancient world (mainly Greek) through the medieval Islamic world to the modern world. It explains the contiguity in the sciences, as explained by civilizational epochs. Commendation Certificate, National Book Foundation Pakistan, 2009
A Short History of Transportation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
The history of transportation is a long and interesting one. For millennia travel was by foot or draft animal. The industrial age revolutionized travel by birthing modern transportation modes. Transportation methods between then and now have changed dramatically.
A Short History of Kites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
The story of the kite is a fascinating one. Steeped deep in our history, the kite has provided many hours of pleasure for those that enjoy flying them. But the kite has been much more than just a toy.
Handbook of Neapolitan Caffe
You set the price! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by Merchants Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian, Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Italian
A brief history of coffee in Naples, Italy, this work claims that coffee use in the Campania region pre-dated its introduction to the whole of Europe.
Methods of Execution
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Methods of Execution lists and describes the different ways in which humans have put each other to death throughout history. It is recommended reading for anyone with an interest in the death penalty, the macabre, or for fans of horror or gore movies.
Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond? And Other Investigations of the Diamond Trade
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Five essays by Edward Jay Epstein on the international diamond cartel including the investigation that appeared in the Atlantic "Have You Ever Tried to Sell a Diamond?"
The Great Pyramid Rainmaker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This operating manual for Cheops shows how the Great Pyramid worked and the various stages of its development. The benefits for the builders are described within this framework. The penultimate rainmaking function is truly unique. Equally unique is the chapter that shows how to build and test a small rainmaker in the style of Cheops.
The Turin Shroud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
For centuries belief that the Shroud of Turin really bears the likeness of the crucified Jesus Christ was a matter of faith alone. Then in 1898 it was photographed and the negative image revealed a wealth of detail. Was this the image of Jesus?
A Brief History of the Intertestamental Period
Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Ever wonder what happened in the 400 years between the Old and New Testaments? This compact reference guide will provide a cursory overview of the Bible's "time of silence".
Journal of the Wyandotte Legislative Committee September 27, 1848 to October 25, 1856
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by Gregath Publishing Company, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This particular transcribed journal of the committee covers a period from September 27, 1848 to October 25, 1856.
Marking Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
A Guide to Russian Watch Collecting
A History of Wine in France from the Gauls to the Eighteenth Century
Series: Le Grand d'Aussy's History of French Food. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the most complete histories of wine in France was written in the eighteenth century, a long chapter within Le Grand d'Aussy's work on French food and wine. Le Grand starts with the Gauls, Greeks and Romans and the introduction of wine into France and continues through the centuries, discussing the appearance of the bottle, the best wines and grapes of his time and a host of other details.
CAPTURED...! Based on the True Story of the Crew ofthe Ill-Fated Schooner, 'Nightingale'
Price: Free! Words: 45,850. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Based on the true story of a schooner bound for North Queensland in 1864 wih a load of sawn lumber and wrecked in a cyclone. The crew escape in a crude boat built from the lumber, but are eventually captured by a tribe of wild Aborigines.Enslaved, all except the Captain survive their harsh treatment. Befriended by a small tribe of friendly pygmies who assist them to eventully escape to freedom.
Ontario's Old Mills
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
(4.00 from 1 review)
A 250 page guide to over 180 Historical Mills in Ontario, Canada. This Guide includes directions and GPS locations, Hundreds of photos as well as photo tips both generally and specific to each site. Included is a short history of each site including such details as the builder, type of milling and current use. You will also find 10 Self guided tours to get you started.
Walking with the Widow's Son
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011 by Grave Distractions Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Often misunderstood, Freemasonry has been the center of conspiracy theorists jabs and speculations of horrifying rituals. Author Heather Carver endeavors to demystify the nature and practices in Freemasonry in Walking with the Widow's Son. Drawing from experiences as the wife of a Past Lodge Master, Carver uses easy to understand prose and examples to make the history and observances of Masons
Defrauding America, Vo. One.
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 246,790. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Defrauding America, volumes one and two, are a documented history of corruption and consequences in covert and overt government operations as discovered by a coalition of government agents.
Birth of the British Bobby
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 7,330. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
The introduction of early policing measures throughout the UK from industrialist MP Robert Peel and his 'Peeler' to the birth of the British Bobby, Scotland Yard, detectives, and Sherlock Holmes.
Istanbul’da Yaşama Sanatı
Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 57,060. Language: Turkish. Published: March 2, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
İstanbul erguvanlarının, mimozalarının açıp açmadığını izlemek; bir eski İstanbul tadını yakalamak için köşe-bucak dolaşmak; bir eski İstanbul Efendisi’nin sohbetine koşmak; son İstanbul bostanlarında ne ekildiğini takip etmek; İstanbul’da güzel sesli bir müezzinin ezanına kulak vermek gibi İstanbul’da yaşama sanatının bütün güzellikleri.
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing tells the history of the origins of AI. As the field that seeks to do things that would be considered intelligent if a human being did them, AI is a constant of human thought. Yet it was impossible until the digital computer was invented during WWII, and the field itself was not declared until 1956.
Which Good Ol' Days Are You Missing?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,170. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Do you feel like you are missing the good old days of a slower pace? What about all the conveniences available now? Are you moving forward or is your mind clouded with what you think it used to be? Was it really that good with all the hard work, doing a job with an old typewriter or finding ways to entertain yourself without a new movie brought right to your screen whenever you wanted it.