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Lost Civilizations: 10 Societies that Vanished Without a Trace [Kindle Edition]
By Michael Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book will look at cultures of the 10 greatest lost civilizations in history. It will also at explanations as to how massive societies that lasted for centuries can disappear without a trace.
An Executive Summary of Steven Pinker's 'The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,810. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
Hel's Legacy: The Second Coming
By Kerry Ogden
Price: Free! Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
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When an ancient text surfaced in 1871 describing a disaster similar to the sinking of the Island of Atlantis and a man resembling Jesus Christ living over 4,000 years ago, scholars quickly deemed it a fraud and later a hoax. Nevertheless, a closer examination into the manuscript, now being called the Oera Linda Book, provides ample evidence to refute their conclusions.
The Book of Change: Environmental Issues vs. Politics
By Laurie Izzy
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. Price: Free! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
We cannot expect environmental change if we are not willing to make the necessary sacrifices to ignite a complete paradigm shift - which is to move from a culture of consumption to a culture of conservation. Knowing the truth is part of the solution to a healthier planet. The rest of the solution lies within every one of you - to change, or not to change. That is the question.
The Book of Change: Global Finance vs. The People
By Laurie Izzy
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. Price: Free! Words: 25,460. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
It would appear that money is the root cause of global suffering in the 21st Century, proving that the universal law of cause and effect is alive and well in the world of global finance vs. the people. This book illuminates the endless connections between the elite players who hold all the purse strings and identifies the collateral damage caused by their actions on the human population.
Understanding Christian History
By Basil Fisk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,890. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
History can only be understood if first we have a date for the happening of the historical event, and for this reason this book begins with a chronological listing of all the principal dates of the events which have led up to, and have had influence on, Christian History.
A Brief History of Human Behaviour and How to Become an Enlightened Global Citizen
By John Preece
Price: Free! Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
this book studiously avoids the plethora of conjectural theories and poorly substantiated opinionation on which so much psychological and sociological research depends and thrives. instead, it reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a succinct and very user friendly text which teenagers, parents and globalists can readily understand
Putting Away Childish Things: A New Synthesis
By Jon Mercurio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,220. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
We compare the intellectual growth of mankind to the maturation of an individual and suggest that mankind is nearing the end of its adolescence. Without a paradigm shift mankind like an unsophisticated child is doomed to continue repeating fatal errors. Religion and science are part of our intellectual growth one being the original thesis, the other the antithesis. Synthesis requires a sorting.
GODCHURCH: A Theistic Survey of Church History
By Edwin Walhout
Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
What role does the Christian church play in human history? If you take the sovereignty of God seriously, what role should the church play? Here is an interpretive survey of church history that attempts to answer those questions. It’s written for serious Christians who may be just a little uncertain about church.
Factions and Pyramids
By Nicholas Abson
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The world order is structured in three levels; factions, authorities and collectives. Symbolically, it is a triangle, but more accurately a Pyramid. Factions are the power at the pinnacle, the authorities the instrument of power beneath and the collectives the builders of value at the base. It is a feudal arrangement, little different from the past, merely of greater sophistication.
El observador. La solucion al Genesis. La ciencia detrás del relato de la Creacion.
By Alberto Canen, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 29,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
El Génesis, los siete días, la Creación... ¿Que hay detrás de sus palabras? El autor ha descubierto la solución al relato del Génesis. Ciencia y religión al fin unificadas en una sola teoría. Un observador y su ubicación. Claves de un apasionante rompezabezas.
1ed, Un único Dios - La biblia y el motivo de ser del pueblo elegido
By Alberto Canen, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 111,240. Language: Spanish. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
EL PORQUÉ DE LA CREACIÓN DEL PUEBLO JUDÍO El pueblo elegido, ¿elegido para qué? Adán y Eva, ¿los primeros de la humanidad o simplemente los primeros del pueblo hebreo? Los judíos, ¿fueron el ejército de Dios? Si hay un sólo Dios, ¿qué pasó con los otros dioses de la antigüedad? Jesús: ¿es Dios o un profeta? ¿Para qué un Mesías? ¿Llegó el Mesías? ¿De qué libera Jesús a la humanidad?
Les femmes chez Herodote
By Jean-Claude Sestier
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,770. Language: French. Published: June 27, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Globe-trotter avant la lettre, Hérodote nous a laissé bien plus un immense reportage qu'une œuvre historique proprement dite, quoique le but qu'il se fût fixé au départ eût été de relater les guerres médiques. Et, paradoxalement, c'est justement ce qui fait l'intérêt historique de son œuvre. Découvrons, à travers ses récits, le sort des femmes de l'antiquité.
The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonialism, Creolisation and the Epistemologies of Displacement
By Gilbert NMO-Morris
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Post-Colonialism is revealed as "backward looking"; as tending to read its anthropology against the sociology, economics and history of which it escaped in Colonialism. In the Triptych Papers, Morris explores the problem of post-colonialism and argues that there is a value in the situation or anthropology - which is to say the life-world - of the post-colonial which he or she is apt to overlook.
The Gospels' Veiled Agenda- Revolution, Priesthood & The Holy Grail
By Harry Freedman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The legend of the Holy Grail has captured the imagination of millions of people for hundreds of years. It has been sought in the most unlikely places. But like all good mysteries, we only solve it when we look in the most obvious hiding place. The only thing we know for sure is that the grail is connected to Jesus. So why not look for it it the books that tell us about Jesus- in the Gospels?
Virginal Huntress-Warrior: Her Undying Ice Age Cult
By John T. Cullen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Fierce, beautiful, and untouchable, she still today brings with her a breath of Ice Age mystery. With minor variations, she is Athena, Joan of Arc, Marianne of the Barricades, and Rosie the Riveter. We tie together evidence from the Ice Ages through ancient Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages, right up to modern times, showing that her cult has been around as long as mankind, and endures today.
Revolutions for Fun and Profit!
By Ryan Shattuck
Price: Free! Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Want to start a revolution but don’t know where to begin? This guidebook is for you! Inside, you will find answers to all your questions about revolutions, including: Is it okay for revolutionaries to wear white after Labor Day? Which was more dangerous: the French Revolution or the Dance Dance Revolution? All these questions - AND MORE - will be answered in this revolutionary guidebook!
Links and Factoids
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 41,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.
Capitalistic Musings
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 96,930. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.
Cyclopedia of Philosophy
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 389,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics.