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British Airways -- A History by peter dancey
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 by Zara Patricia Mora Vázquez
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 by Tracy Saunders
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 by peter dancey
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 by peter dancey
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
Judgment: Explained by Philip Nham
Price: Free! Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
I prostrated before him in a sliding motion and asked him with no hesitation, “My lord! When will Jesus come back?”
The Dawn of the Airplane by peter dancey
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.
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. Categories: 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. 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 by peter dancey
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 by peter dancey
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.
The God Page by John T. Cullen
Series: The Reading Room, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,820. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
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
Series: The Reading Room, Book 11. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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
Series: The Reading Room, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,690. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011 by Clocktower Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Natural history, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
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. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author(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. 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 by Bruce Bouley
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 by Brian Lawrenson
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.