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50 Glorious Years 1965-2015 VITM Stands Tall by Raintree Media
Price: Free! Words: 16,810. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
One of the most popular places for visitors in Bengaluru is the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum, which gets over a million visitors a year. This popularity is an affirmation of the success of its mission over the last 50 years to foster a scientific temper amongst Indians. The exhibits here engage people directly, getting them not just to look but touch and react.
Who Are The Earliest True Vampires by Vidanage P. Karunaratne
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Tracking backwards in time, commencing from the 11th—12th centuries A. D., particularly in the European Continent and more specifically in the Eastern European countries and subsequently spreading to other countries in the world, the preternatural and paranormal phenomenon of Vampirism had been plaguing and scaring the people at large in alarming, if not, in hysterical proportions.
Dear Arlie: Postcards to a Friend (1907-1913) by Trisha Faye
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.
Guerra rivoluzionaria by Giuseppe Gagliano
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: Italian. Published: March 1, 2015 by Fuoco Edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Essay » Sociology
La strategia di contro-insurrezione della scuola militare francese. Le esperienze belliche in Indocina e Algeria.
Casanova's Winning Ticket by Alan Donald
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics(5.00 from 1 review)
Giacomo Casanova is best known for his amorous adventures. But did you know about his role in founding the first successful modern lottery?
The Dead Media Handbook by Tom Whitwell
Price: Free! Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
From Pigeon Post to Magic Lanterns to the Talking View-Master, this book is a compendium of dead and forgotten media formats.
The Saggar Maker's Bottom Knocker, or The Story of Pottery in a Box by LJ Gormley & Nat Kemp
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Pottery and ceramics
Yes, not only was there (and is there) such a thing as a saggar, but there was also something or someone known as a saggar maker’s bottom knocker. And the route to the saggar bottom knocking starts with ancient China and takes in a few alchemists, white gold, Marco Polo, missionaries, house arrest, and even a wallaby along the way.
Een Amsterdammer ter haringvangst - seizoen 1910 by Hendrik Vaz Nunes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: Dutch. Published: October 8, 2014 by Marlies Vaz Nunes. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
In "Een Amsterdamer ter haringvangst" beschrijft Hendrik Vaz Nunes met humor, inzicht en veel detail het leven en werk op een haringbom in 1910, waarbij alle facetten van de haringvangst op de Noordzee gedetailleerd aan bod komen.
Unwavering Echoes: Poems and Stories of a Culture's Longing Legacy by Augusta Williams, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Anthology of Poems and Short Stories some fiction most are based on true events. Pulitzer Prize Nominee and award winning Writer Augusta Williams Jr. This book features works that are part of the estates of prominent Afro-Americans such as Yolonda King, Dr. Bettye Shabazz and President Barack Obama.
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times by James Creamwood
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
Autómatas, del Gólem al Cyborg by David Garcés, Sr
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: Spanish. Published: September 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Desde la mas remota antigüedad los autómatas han formado parte de nuestra historia. Comenzando por las piezas móviles del antiguo egipto, pasando por los relojes y atomátismos de la edad media y finalizando en los cyborgs actuales. Además podemos encontrarlos en libros, películas, leyendas, mitos e incluso en algunas religiones. En definitiva el hombre siempre ha estado rodeado de ellos aunque no
American Presidents History Poem by Tim Cashmore
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Each verse gives the memorable and shocking events surrounding each presidency, with a chorus to familiarise you with the names so far. The pattern repeats until all the presidents since the Constitution have been detailed, with a rhyming chorus featuring the names of all 44 presidents, in the order in which they've served. Learn the chorus to change your USA history knowledge from zero to hero!
The Successful Treasure Hunter’s Essential Guide by David Villanueva
Price: Free! Words: 32,890. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » History of things
With over 40 years experience in the hobby of metal detecting or treasure hunting, David Villanueva tackles the major problems metal detectorists face. Obtaining search permission; research and finding sites; laws and code of practice; choosing a metal detector and overcoming detector limitations; identifying and preserving finds, coping with buried trash and techniques for locating finds.
'Correcting History' Who Invented The Modern Hang Glider by Terry Aspinall
Price: Free! Words: 16,970. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The invention of the Modern Hang Glider seems to have been shrouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. It is only now with the luxury of hindsight, very fast computers, IT media and our constant quest for more and more information, that the story has been slowly unravelled. I'm not sure if it would have been possible fifteen or twenty years ago, as earlier hang gliding historians
A Short History of the Game Of Chess by Paul R. Wonning
Series: History of Things. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Chess has been a favored game for almost fifteen hundred years. A Short History of the Game Of Chess recounts a brief history of this much loved game.
A Collection of Historical Quotations by Thomas J. Strang
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.
Ten thousand year old boats found on Britain's hillsides by Robert John Langdon
Price: Free! Words: 4,040. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
On the hillsides of Britain are chalk and stone remnants of monuments that are between five and ten thousand years old. These monuments are curious for they are long and thin in shape, surrounded by moats and our ancestors placed their dead inside for their last journey - the problem is these symbolic images were built thousands years before ships were supposedly invented.
History And Facts by Justice Agan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,280. Language: British English. Published: June 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A collection of historical events about great people, amazing places in the world, cultures, traditions, festivals, nuclear weapons and incredible facts round the world with emphasis on Nigeria.
A Brief History of Candle Making by Paul R. Wonning
Series: History of Things. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Crafts & Hobbies
The invention of the candle revolutionized human history. The candle evolved through the ages from tallow to wax to paraffin. Then the electric light bulb supplanted it in the late nineteenth century.