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Un lombardo alla prima guerra mondiale
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,190. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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
The United States Open Golf Champions: Their Championship and Story
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 184,340. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Professionals and amateurs from all walks of life and from all social and economic backgrounds have won the US Open championship. This is the history of all of the US Open champions through 2013.
Steam Age Machines
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery
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A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
Assam Tea - The journey
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
"Tea" is perhaps the world's highest consumed drink, after water! Everyday, innumerable cups of this brew is consumed by millions all over the world without actually knowing or understanding the "how" factor. This book looks at "the journey" that the finished product has to undergo in order to get into our "morning cuppa" to kick-start our day!
Chrysler's Mightiest V-8
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,720. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The definitive history of the great Chrysler hemi-head V-8 and the cars it powered from the 1950s through the 1970s. Illustrated with many rare photos. Anthony Young is also the author of the best-selling Mighty Mopars.
American Celebration
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Spero Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious)
Thoroughly researched, American Celebration analyzes and discusses the various components of holidays, festivals, and celebrations. Why do brides wear white? Why do new fathers pass out cigars? These, and many more questions are answered in depth and detail.
Book of Firsts - First Time Almost Everything Happened
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
‘It’s not winning silver; it’s losing gold’, says a famous Nike ad, hammering home the painful truth that posterity has little compassion for those who finish second. They are, more often than not, expunged from history, years – perhaps even decades – of grinding toil and desperate hope cast into the dustbin of history.
One Last Thing: The Untold History Of The Martial Arts Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,120. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
What if, in a dialog between the past and the present, between the real and the fictitious, innovative writers and fighters such as Bruce Lee, Alan Watts, Marshall McLuhan, Kwai Chang Caine, Carl Young, and Lao Tzu were brought back to life and transported to the present so they might raise an index finger, lean forward and whisper knowingly, “Oh, before I forget, One Last Thing!"
Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts – An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism
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You set the price! Words: 24,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's historical YA novels, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism. If you can't tell your materializations from your Mumlers, or never realized just how physical ghost-grabbing could get, then this may well be the perfect book for you.
Lockheed's Electra last plane out of Berlin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
During flights in and out of Berlin in 1938-59 Henry Cotton Australian businessman and photographic expert used concealed cameras in his Lockheed Electra to photograph military and industrial installations of importance in Hitler's Third Reich, This is the story of registration VH-UZO 'The Last Plane out of Berlin' now restored and on display for posterity in Australia.
Concorde SST Project - the true story
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: American English. Published: December 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
To date December 2013 the only SST to enter full passenger-carrying airline service was the Anglo/French Concorde. This book tells the full stroy from British and French sources of the airplane that was 'slightly ahead of its time. It includes many interesting previously untold details espacially the boardroom politics that prevailed and how close the project like the B.2707 came to cancellation
Spirits of the Moon
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 49,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Spirits of the Moon is a collection of Druid and Native American lunar lore, as well as many other ancient cultures. It is the history of the myths, legends and astrology of early man’s beliefs concerning the moon, our nearest celestial neighbor. The Moon's constantly changing nature, led early man to equate its many phases to the cycles of human life, with its birth, death and rebirth.
Burr, Clinton and the Falls of General Benjamin Hovey
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,950. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This history highlights the triumphs and falls of Vice Presidents Aaron Burr, George Clinton and a minuteman, Benjamin Hovey, as well as chronicling the land boom and canal mania that followed the Revolutionary War.
Pirates and Raiders of the Southern Shore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,210. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Near-forgotten now, the blood-stained legends of the pirates and buccaneers who prowled the high seas and endless coasts of the South Atlantic during the Golden Age of Piracy, 1680 to 1720, live to burn, pillage, and destroy again in this amazing book.
TIMELESS Market
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books
Timeless Market, the way of life, where it begins. A place where it gives life a new meaning. An essential place of trade, a need, a part of life. From the ultra modern air conditioned, to the drenched floors & unpleasant humidity, it provides us with everything from A to Z. The market, a city within the city. There is always a reason to go, what is yours?
Mistresses of Scent - Legendary Women, Love and Scent
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Mistresses of Scent - Legendary Women, Love and Scent is a titillating look into the world of perfume. It explores the eternal power of scent and its association with some remarkable women throughout history such as Elizabeth Taylor and Coco Chanel. Concisely delivered, it delves into the many aspects of perfumery. There are even tips on wearing scent.
Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders: A Writer’s (& Editor’s) Guide to Keeping Historical Fiction Free of Common Anachronisms, Errors, & Myths [Second Edition]
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,590. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
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.
History of the Internet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
I grew up on the Internet and the web — back when that was unusual. Now it’s common. How many billions of kids are going to grow up on this wonderful invention without ever thinking about all the cool stuff that happened in the early days? I couldn’t abide that, so I wrote History of the Internet.
Thompson Revisited Digital
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013 and represented by Charlene Bays Rothenberger. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A digital rendition of the original publication of 1788. Published by Thompson in London for use by English country dancers. Containing dances from the annual assemblies of 1781 through 1788. Translated from the original period dance and music notation into that used today by country dance masters by Boyd Rothenberger, a retired dance master for historical re-enactors, and contra dancers today.
Ausflug in die Astrologie
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Series: Astrologie aktuell, Kompakte Geschichte der Astrol. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,070. Language: German. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Ich lade Sie ein zu einem Ausflug in die Astrologie; steigen Sie mit mir ein und erhalten dabei einen Überblick von der Wiege der Astrologie, über die Jahrtausende hinweg bis in unsere Zeit. Es ist eine Beschreibung dessen, wie und wo die Astrologie entstand und warum man Horoskope erstellen und anhand der Sterne am Himmel Rückschlüsse auf ein Menschenleben ziehen kann.