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The Coracle: One Man in a Tub
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Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
My introduction to the coracle was not the most promising, I grant you, just a joke email from a bored colleague. But, apparently, it was all I needed. Because, it’s not just racing down a river in a glorified snow sled, shield, or basket, but a journey through such wild territories as Welsh Indians, cadavers, poaching, and sheep wrasslin’, just to name a few.
From Bird Ponds to Monsters: A History of Diabetes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / diabetes
From Bird Ponds to Monsters: A History of Diabetes is a book detailing the thousands of years of diabetes research and medical practice in the field of diabetes that have advanced our knowledge of this disease. This book revealing the extensive work that has gone into the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes up until the present day.
History of the Water Closet
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A history of the development of the water closet, or toilet, in England; beginning with what was used as a privy in the monasteries and ending with the sewer system clean-up in 19th century London. Also included are descriptions of the various types of chamber pots and toilet furniture that came into use and the gadgets and mechanical devices invented prior to the toilet as we know it today.
The Castle Ciphers
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Price: Free! Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
A small fortune, unknown until now, remains hidden on a small estate in Buckhannon, WV known by the locals as The Castle. Local legends tell of angered spirits, a curse and even a series of underground catacombs associated with the estate. Greed is a powerful drug. One that binds people to their most prized possessions all throughout life and even afterward. The Castle is living proof.
The Dark Traveller
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
SNIPPET FROM THE E-BOOK As people travelled, so too did the plague. Travel between towns and villages in the England of the 1660‟s were not nearly as easy as it would be today. Back then, it would take days to make a trip that these days would take only a few hours.
A Short History of Kites
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: 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.
Unsung Heroes of The Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Of course you've heard of Albert Einstein, creator of special and general relativity, and other famous scientists - but there are many other physics pioneers who have received very little mainstream recognition for their contributions to history. Join me as I explore the fascinating history of six unsung heroes of the universe in this second-edition ebook.
Filosofia y Teologia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
La Teología es la disciplina que trata de expresar los contenidos de una fe religiosa presentados como un conjunto coherente de proposiciones
PERMISSION IMPOSSIBLE: Metal Detecting Search Permission Made Easy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,620. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
The find of a lifetime starts with obtaining search permission or legally avoiding that obligation. Where can you legally search without permission? How do you find the landowner to ask for search permission? How do you persuade the landowner to give their permission? The author draws on his experience at successfully and painlessly gaining search permission on a wide range of sites to reveal All.
A Short History of Transportation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: 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.
Lost Crossings: A Contemplative Look at Western North Carolina's Historic Swinging Footbridges
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
(5.00 from 1 review)
This ebook contains 12 brief, contemplative essays and numerous photographs documenting North Carolina's most historic swinging footbridges. Mitchell and Yancey Counties are home to 13 of the state's 23 remaining footbridges, including the oldest in the state. Lost Crossings is the first book to offer comprehensive footbridge info. Read stories, view the map, and learn about this local feature.
Muslim Inventions in the Islamic Golden Age 750-1500 AD
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: 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
Operation Rediscover action plan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Bronze plaques and memorials are an important part of our cultural heritage and deserve to be preserved. This action plan shows you step by step how to locate, care for and share information about them.
Balus Belong 7 Day
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,800. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The Story of the First Adventist Mission Plane in the South Pacific.
The Turin Shroud
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: 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?
Rosslyn Chapel
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Price: $3.68 USD. Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: 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.
Journal of the Wyandotte Legislative Committee September 27, 1848 to October 25, 1856
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011 by Gregath Publishing Company, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This particular transcribed journal of the committee covers a period from September 27, 1848 to October 25, 1856.
Real Slave Talk, Freedom through words
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This book is a gift from God, it is a basic insight of the clearest solution of modern day problems.
Cat Pies - feline historical trivia.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Cat Pies - Feline Historical Trivia (by Grace Elliot) Non-fiction - for lovers of cats, history and trivia! Did the Victorian's really eat 'cat pies'? Why are cats said to have nine lives? Is 'cat-gut' really made from cats? Who invented the cat flap? You'll find the answer to these and many other cat related trivia questions in 'Cat Pies.'
Seven Decks You Will Never Play Poker With
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
An illustrated wonderland you never knew existed. Bill Schroeder displays seven decks of cards you’ve never seen and tells their exciting story. FDR censored one deck and spent $100K on another that wasn't printed. Millions died in Leningrad while propaganda cards rained from the sky and the USSR was barred from the 1933 Chicago Worlds Fair for trying to distribute an Anti-Religious deck.