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Lost Civilizations: 10 Societies that Vanished Without a Trace [Kindle Edition]
By Michael Rank
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book will look at cultures of the 10 greatest lost civilizations in history. It will also at explanations as to how massive societies that lasted for centuries can disappear without a trace.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
By M. C. Bishop
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 58,520. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
The Discerning Barbarian's Guidebook to Roman Britain
By Lee Rotherham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Past, as they say, is Another Country. Now there is a guide book to Britain as it was in Roman times. Written by Dr Lee Rotherham this book tells the average modern Briton everything they would need to know when visiting Roman Britain.
Civic Pompeii
By Natasha Sheldon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
Join archaeologist Natasha Sheldon on a guided tour down the streets and through the ruined buildings of Pompeii. More than just a guidebook, Civic Pompeii shares intimate details surrounding each site, along with everything you'll need to fully appreciate this ancient city.
The Odysseus Code
By Sarita Armstrong
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013 by Sifipublishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
In ‘The Odysseus Code’, Sarita Armstrong solves the underlying mysteries of Homer’s epic poem, the Odyssey. Through meticulous research and exploration, she finds the answers to a 3000 year old puzzle. Most modern scholars believe that Homer's descriptions of the routes and the places that Odysseus visits in the poem are purely imagined. Sarita Armstrong disagrees and explains why in this book.
Pompeii: A History of the City and the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Pompeii was one of most advanced cities of its time; it had a complex water system, gymnasium, and an amphitheater. Despite it's advancements, there was one thing it wasn't ready for: Mount Vesuvius—the volcano that led to its ultimate doom. The 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius was one of the worst disasters in all of European history. In a near instant, over 15,000 people were dead and a city wa
Old Souls in a New World: The Secret History of the Cherokee Indians
By Donald N. Yates
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 35,150. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Iconoclastic new history of the Cherokee Indians.
Gladiators
By Ben Hubbard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.
Beyond Indiana Jones: Getting at the Facts (Artifacts) Buried in the Bible Story. Vol. 2, Book 1
By Neal Bierling
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,400. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
this book presents the true 1939 story of tanis, egypt and indiana jones.
Pompeii's Last Days
By Natasha Sheldon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
You've never experienced Pompeii like this before. Take a walk through the streets and buildings of the ancient city, guided by archaeologist and historian Natasha Sheldon, and discover what befell the citizens of Pompeii during their last days. Don't be afraid to stray off the beaten path; you'll learn more about Pompeii than you ever knew before, even if you never leave your armchair.
The King here is the people—Demokratia
By John Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In ancient Greek ordinary people ran their own society. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
I have a different story
By John Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Themistocles talks back
By John Skoyles
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,660. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Themistocles read and then gave his opinion--talkback. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Triumphal Accounts in Hebrew and Egyptian
By Richard Abbott
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,110. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This ebook contains the text approved by the external and internal PhD examiners for a thesis carried out under the supervision of Dr John Bimson at Trinity College, Bristol, England. It will be of interest to those who wish to explore cross-cultural connections between early Israel and New Kingdom Egypt, as expressed in triumphal literature.
The Rex Guide to Roman Emperors
By Elizabeth Warr
Series: The Rex Guides, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,870. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A handy guide giving dates and information about the emperors of Ancient Rome.
The Curse of King Tut
By Grace Yip
Price: Free! Words: 730. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In this short book, it includes facts about the discovery of King Tut's tomb and the mysterious things that occurred. It's your turn to discover the secrets.
How to Cook an Early French Peacock: De Observatione Ciborum - Roman Food for a Frankish King (Bilingual Second Edition)
By Jim Chevallier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,290. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
Is Anthimus' work "the oldest European medieval cookbook"? Well, it IS six centuries older than a twelfth century book that has recently been touted as exactly that. In the sixth century an Ostrogoth king sent a Byzantine physician to one of the Frankish courts where the food, being for the rich, was essentially Roman. Anthimus wrote his host this long letter on diet - De Observatione Ciborum.
Vitrified Stones
By Christopher Jordan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,240. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Evidence from the Inca Vestiges of Peru. Analysis and discussion of this mysterious phenomena found throughout the ancient world. Possibly the first spectral analysis of the vitrified stone mystery.
The Magnificent Horses of Myth
By Alton Pryor
Price: Free! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(4.00 from 1 review)
Horses have been a staple of history, from the Gods through the cowboys. In this book, readers will find the stories of the mythical horses of history. They are interesting reading. We assure the reader will learn something.
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.