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The Achievements and the Days Book V. The improbable Rise of the Free Man
By Roland Maes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,910. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Book V details the expansion of the Christian nations, their interaction with other religions and secular entities and ends with the potential role of the United States. It documents the failures of man to live up to the ideals that some have fervently set for the human race and leaves open the hope that further progress will lead us closer to the ideal of human behavior.
The History of Lufthansa post-WW II
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
From the end of WW I Lufthansa was without doubt the premier airline in Europe with its very successful Junkers J-13 transport. Whilst the airline did continue to fly throughout WW II the last flights made in early 1945 post-war with the Allies ban on all German aviation activities it was not until 1956 that regular Lufthansa services took to the air for it to become one of the world leaders again
The Dawn of the Airplane
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Continuing the story of the Origins of flying and the airplane this book carries on to look at the early pioneers of the heavier-than-air machine in America and Europe initially most of the pioneering flying centred at Paris. Eventually Britain got interested and in the short period from 1903 to 1911 their were literally thousand of intrepid aviators and in 1911/12 the military were interested.
Magellan, the journey beyond the end of the earth
By Ivan Boriani
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,020. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This is a true story, an adventure in the real sense of the word, it is not a fiction. This is the story of the first circumnavigation of the Globe, a three years long journey through the unknown. A brief essay that shows the outstanding facts without loosing the attractions. It is thought for a teenager reader and students.
Trans-Atlantic US and Latin American Airways
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Continuing the review of the origins of the World's Airways this book deals specifically with the first trans-Atlantic flights inter-continental American Airlines and Airways and the developments in Latin America the internal growth and Pan-Am trans-ocean flying-boat services the famous Sikorsky China clippers; come fly with the pioneering aviators that established the airways of today.
Imperial Airways European and Empire Services
By peter dancey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This second book on the origins of commercial civil flying traces the development of Imperial Airways that established services initially to Europe with their fleet of land-planes then across the world to Africa the Far East and Australia with thier famous flying-boat services. Join the flight at Southampton to experience a long-range flight of yesterday to see how it compares to those of today!
The Origins of Commercial Flying
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
In contrast to previous aviationfactfile Smashwords Editions that deal mainly with historical events associated with military aviation and airplanes this is the first in a series examining the evolution of civil aviation and commercial flying early civil passenger transports including the flying-boats and float-planes in particular Imperial Airways and its services, selection and staff training.
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.
The God Page
By John T. Cullen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
From the archaic period through the end of her Western empire, Rome was a continuum of three great modalities uniting all faiths. This personal essay looks impartially at the three modalities, and offers a final, surprising modality for modern times. Takes no sectarian sides--readers of all persuasions are welcome. Only the intolerant will be offended. Seekers will have a feast.
Sator Enigma: Ancient Roman Mystery Solved
By John T. Cullen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
For centuries, scholars have been baffled by a mysterious inscription found in ruins across the Roman Empire: at a military headquarters in Syria, a sport complex in Pompeii, two British colonial towns… it must have been a saying or a spell of extraordinary importance in the Roman world. At last, the mystery is solved--and the solution is more meaningful (even today) than anyone imagined.
Holocene Mysteries
By John T. Cullen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Natural history
We live in a geological epoch called the Holocene, which begins 10,000 years ago as the last great glaciers melt away, and with them the 2.58 million years of the Pleistocene fade. But humans only started keeping written records about 5,000 years ago. What happened during that long twilight in the first half of the Holocene? Mute testimonials include Stonehenge, Nebra Sky Disk, and much more...
Crossing Over
By Oakeley
You set the price! Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
(4.00 from 1 review)
An Eclectic collection of seventeen short stories and poems by twelve authors from the Katharine Susannah Prichard Foundation in Western Australia. The themes include youth, family relations, travel and exploration, the World Wars, love, detective and others.
A Pox* On All Their Houses, How Religious SCRIPTURE and Practices Support Intolerance, Violence, and Even War
By Samuel Butler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book is about consequences of religion more than whether Christ rose from the dead (Krishna, Osiris, Attis of Phrygia, Dionysus, all of whom besides being born on December 25th from a virgin mother did "Resurrect"), or whether the verses of the Qur’an are exactly the words of Allah. It is more focused on how scriptures and writings have been used to harm, torture, fight or kill unbelievers.
Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus - My Sabbatical in Israel
By Daniel Kreller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
(5.00 from 1 review)
A journal with reflections covering an Episcopal priest's 28 day sabbatical in the Israel. Traveling alone and on foot most of the time, I spent 3 weeks in Jerusalem and 1 in Galilee. I also visited Bethlehem, Herodian, Qumran, Masada, and Beit Shean. I didn't find Jesus there. I had brought him with me and I felt he showed me around this place that was his earthly home.
Cross to Bear
By Chris Spiller
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 113,050. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The book is a factual investigation into the true origins of Christianity, with very controversial conclusions. An intensive 6-year period of investigating and reviewing many historical documents from the Dead Sea Scrolls, University archives, USA microfilm, the Bible etc which conclude that the foundations of Christianity are total false.  Jesus had nothing to do with Christianity.
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!
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 2
By Roger Kean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,940. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail. Exhaustive research brings to life the fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to numerous illustrations and maps. Vol.2: from Diocletian to Justinian (AD 285–565). "This book is a must."
The Complete Chronicle of the Emperors of Rome; Vol. 1
By Roger Kean
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,200. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Few books before have explored the exploits and notorious antics of Rome's imperial dynasties in such readable detail—a record of the often brutal but fascinating lives of the ancient world's most powerful rulers. This eBook edition of the praised 2005 hardback has web-links to illustrations, genealogy and maps. Vol.1: from Augustus to Carinus (63 BC–AD 285. "A joyride of a read."
It Can't Happen To Us
By Bruce Bouley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
People say that - History Repeats Itself - or the skeptics will make the comment - It Can’t Happen to Me. Just to show that history can repeat itself and actually has I investigated this subject and applied it to our present day problems. As you will see and I think will agree history does repeat itself and America is closer then we think to becoming extinct.
The Secrets of the Terracotta Warriors
By Brian Lawrenson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The history of the Terracotta Warriors is one of China’s most intriguing mysteries. Since the first remains were found in 1974, excavation of the site has continued. In the last 10 years a number of significant breakthroughs have been made, including advances in protecting the colors of the warriors. Hundreds of new excavations have found an amazing collection of animals, people and artefacts.