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(P)art*(P)arte Poetry*Poesia
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
A collection of poems in English and Portuguese, inspired by the exhibits in the Gulbenkian Museum. Each poem appears in both languages, and many are accompanied by photos taken by the author. Experience the beauty of the treasures of the Gulbenkian from wherever you are comfortable...
The Fight To Release The True Hidden Facts About Atlantis!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
What would you do if you knew the government kept secret information about advanced ancient technology and Atlantis hidden away from the public? Don't you think the public deserve to know if the lost advanced civilization of Atlantis really existed?
UFOs, Antigravity, Vimanas and Mystics
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens and UFOs, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
What do ancient Indian sacred texts and terrified Tibetan mystics have to do with Stealth technology, antigravity projects and a new Indian warfighting strategy—let alone the ongoing clashes between India and Pakistan in long-disputed Kashmir? Find out in John Kettler's revelatory new E-book. It may well redefine the way you look at reality.
Ritus Verum - The 144 Truths
Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
The Ultimus Triritus Probatum Romanus trilogy of sacred writs, the only such documents in history to directly challenge the stranglehold of the Khazarian Maygar leaders of the Roman Cult on the land, bodies and souls of Planet Earth. Ritus Verum - The 144 Truths - is the final writ issued in honor of one who spoke out 500 years ago on a 31st October.
The Story of Stapolin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 13,030. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Stapolin is the name of a townland close to the village of Baldoyle in ther Barony of Coolock in County Dublin Ireland. It is one of the longest inhabited locations in the area and was probably the site of early Viking settlement. The townland was home to the famous Baldoyle Racecourse which closed down in 1972. This book tells of the occupancy of Stapolin from earliest known records.
Dan Air HS 748 UK Oil Industry Shuttle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Dan Air evolved as a low-cost charter airline operating out of Hurn Airport near Bournemouth in the South of England and was doing very nicely moving hundreds of passengers. Then in October 1974 Conoco Oil contacted them to ask if they would be interested in working with them in Scotland at Sumburgh and Aberdeen using their HS 748 to fly rig workers to the Wessex helicopter pick-up and set-downs
German Border Guard Aviation
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,400. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
the German Federal Border Police BGS comprises a uniformed police force reporting to the Ministry of the Interior.The BGS monitors Germany's borders with non-European countries and German coastal waters. Its officers and helicopter patrol airports, railway lines and ports of entry and exit and aupport other German police agencies when necessary. It is an all rotary-winged force.
British Airways -- A History
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,270. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The amalgamation of BOAC and BEA to form BA like most large carriers operating world-wide services the airline has had many 'up-and-downs' (sic) along the way there have been many mergers re-organizations many new types to get into service and a few industrial disputes the loss of its major asset Concorde SST and brief sojourn with Go as its low-cost carrier, later sold to Easyjet, now its Iberia!
Sueños Que Sueñan
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: Spanish. Published: June 14, 2011 by Emooby. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Cinco historias qué cobran vida sobre la mirada del soñador, los sueños son más qué sueños en cada obra de ficción: la locura, él humor, y las desavenencias de cada personaje encerrados en su problemática: mujeres, sirvientes, locos y embrujos a la altura de un cuento de ficción, en cinco obras épicas de teatro mínimo qué harán qué los sueños crezcan y escojan su propio destino.
Celtic Influences in the North of Spain and the Roots of Heresy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,950. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011 by The Electronic Book Company. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
When the ancient tribe of the Iberi parted company at the mouth of the Danube,one group moved into Europe while the other went south to Egypt. Generations later they were to reunite in northern Spain. Celtic Influences in the North of Spain suggests that these were the forerunners of the Irish and Scottish Celts. How did their pagan legacy lead a Gnostic bishop, Priscillian of Avila, to his death?
Dornier's Do X 'Giant' flying-boat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Dornier Do X 'Giant' skimmed along the surface of Lake Constance during its first take-off this historical event occurred at 9.38 am on 12 July 1929. Now all twelve Bristol Jupiter engines were running as the 'boat crossed the lake and after only a 500m take-off run it was 5m above the water Not all subsequent flights were as successful and on one occasion the 'Giant' failed to take-off!?
The History of Lufthansa post-WW II
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,270. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011. Categories: 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.
Trans-Atlantic US and Latin American Airways
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,320. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,510. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2011. Categories: 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.
Crossing Over
You set the price! Words: 19,790. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
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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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
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.
It Can't Happen To Us
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,520. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2010. Categories: 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.