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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.
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.
The Conundrums of Psychology
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 33,960. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » History
The fundamental assumptions underlying the modern study of psychopathology examined.