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The Blind History Lady Presents; John Swearingen-Know Your Place Blind Boy! by Peggy Chong
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Blinded at age 13, John faced a fierce battle to receive an education as a blind youth in his home community. As an adult, he met prejudice and roadblocks to enter college, graduate, find employment as a teacher and acceptance in the state of South Carolina. Because of his own experience with discrimination, John developed a strong vision of a quality education for all, no matter what.
The Queen of Blood and Seduction by Kenneth R. Rooks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
ElderStory 1: Who We Were by Gordon A. Long
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,550. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This is a compilation of the stories told by participants in the ElderStory Project, detailing the lives and experiences of Canadians of all backgrounds and traditions.101 stories from storytellers age 11 - 98
Ефросиния Полоцкая by Уладзімір Арлоў
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: Russian. Published: December 9, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Полоцкая княжна Предслава (XII в.) в юные годы постриглась в монастырь под именем Евфросинии, стала выдающейся просветительницей, а впоследствии была причислена к сонму святых и признана небесной покровительницей Белорусской земли. Кроме популярного очерка жизни и духовных подвигов, в книгу включено ее "Житие", обращенные к Евфросинии Полоцкой молитвы, а также рассказ о загадочном исчезновении и п
Еўфрасіння Полацкая by Уладзімір Арлоў
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,590. Language: Belarusian. Published: December 8, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Кніга прысвечана святой Еўфрасінні Полацкай - патронцы Беларусі. Полацкая князёўна Прадслава, якая жыла ў ХІІ стагоддзі, у юныя гады пастрыглася ў манастыр, стала выдатнаю асветніцай, а пасля была прылічана да святых і прызнаная нябеснай апякункаю Беларускай зямлі.
Keep Forever by Aleksandr Sokolenko (А. К. Соколенко) & Alex Lane (translator)
Price: Free! Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Translated by Alex Lane.
Mons. Juan Larrea Holguín. La amistad, la universidad y la investigación by Juan Carlos Riofrío Martínez-Villalba
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,280. Language: Spanish. Published: June 1, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
El libro contiene el semblante de académico e investigador del mejor y más prolífico jurista ecuatoriano de todos los tiempos. Abre con un ensayo sobre la amistad, la música y los filósofos que muestra su afable personalidad. Siguen las anécdotas de su vida universitaria y su visión de la academia. Cierra con una narración cuasipolicíaca donde Larrea cuenta cómo descubrió el cuerpo del Presidente.
James Madison American Prophet by Duane L. Ostler
Price: Free! Words: 38,760. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Rather amazingly, James Madison foresaw many of the problems we face in America today. He foresaw our modern obsession with individual rights, the dangers of judicial activism, the problems of a war presidency, and the economic difficulties that can bring a nation to ruin. Most importantly, as America's preeminent political visionary, he also saw how these problems can be solved.
An Infinite Deal of Nothing by Martin Hedges
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Biography
In one year, 1871, two audacious frauds played out. One said diamonds were lying on the desert floor waiting to be scooped up at a secret location somewhere in the American west, while the other was a mine that everyone knew. While the locals thought it worthless, London went mad for shares in the Emma mine. New research finally answers the question who was responsible.
Man on Mission - Life of St. Francis Xavier by Dr. C. Drago SJ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 42,590. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Francis Xavier is man on mission. He is complex individual with sharply contrasting traits of character. He could spend hours together on the beach praying alone in the stillness of the night and he also moved restlessly from place to place. Francis Xavier was an extremely rich personality, but very human saint who retained some of the features of his Basque character till the very end.
Muhammad: When Dementia Created the God of Insanity by James Creamwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,260. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Muhammad is the Prophet of the Moon God Allah, and is the mold of every true believer of his system. He was an epileptic who had a vision and thought he was possessed by evil spirits, but others convinced him that he was a prophet of God. He assembled a band of cutthroats and murdered, raped, robbed, and even beheaded hundreds of innocent victims, while leaving a legacy of hatred and intolerance
Cambodia History by soy taing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,500. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A true story of Cambodia History from the 1st century BC to present. A book of revelation of Cambodia History as a Country that existed before any other countries in Southeast Asia. The book describes the rise and fall of the country as the author learned from life time experiences and taught through child hood school to University, and Military Academy.
The Works of Wisdom by Benjamin Franklin by Alex Barker
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 249,890. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As a man who interviews and studies successful men and women, I set out to create the ultimate Kindle edition of Benjamin Franklin’s timeless wisdom. I wanted to create an easy to use Kindle book that included his amazing writings at a fantastic price. And here is the result! This exciting collection has these great features: • The complete Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, including other vario
Ansaris of Yusufpur by Mahmud Ansari
Price: Free! Words: 63,490. Language: British English. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
As the first book in English language, this fascinating history will interest all Ansaris whose ancestors moved from Madinah-e-Munawwarah to other countries of the Gulf, Middle East, Iran, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan and other parts of the world.
Leaders who Changed the World by Gordon Kerr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 149,930. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » Biography
It takes charisma and inspiration to lead any group of people. Leaders who Changed the World explores the lives and careers of such extraordinary individuals as Julius Caesar, Napoleon Bonaparte, Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela. Some have slogged and suffered in order to change the world for the better, while others, like Adolf Hitler or Osama Bin Laden have only succeeded in damaging humanity.
Naughty Boys: Ten Rogues of Oxford by Rob Walters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,380. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » People of color, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Love them or hate them, rogues mesmerise us. From Bill Clinton, ex-president, to Howard Marks, ex-drug smuggler, this book describes the exploits of the ten top Oxford rogues. All of them have lived and studied in the city and all have had exciting lives: some were womanisers, others big drinkers, most were great fun.
The Daniel O'Connell series. Book 2 - Marriage and a Duel by Brian Igoe
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,470. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is the second in the Daniel O’Connell series of LiteBite Books. It takes us from the end of the last book in 1800, which was the year of the Act of Union between England and Ireland, to 1828 when at the famous Clare Election he was elected to Parliament. That election was the culmination of a series of Catholic electoral victories in Ireland, but these were, one might think, Pyrrhic Victory.
Zwischen Gummizapfern und Kautschukbaronen – Erinnerungen an 18 Jahre im Kautschukhandel in Amazonien (1897-1915) by Instituto Martius Staden
Price: Free! Words: 20,640. Language: German. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
Zwischen Gummizapfern und Kautschukbaronen – Erinnerungen an 18 Jahre im Kautschukhandel in Amazonien (1897-1915) ist ein autobiografischer Reisebericht über die Erfahrungen die Josef Maria Feichtner in Amazonien in der Jahrhundertwende als Kautschukhändler sammelte.
Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê by Nam Le Hoai
You set the price! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài