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War, Prison and Liberation
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015 by Enrico Massetti. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
During WWII Gino was active with the Italian resistance movement building radios for the partisans. He was arrested, imprisoned and ended up in the concentration camo in Bolzano, on his way to Dachau. This is the story of how his technical knowledge avoided him the otherwise fatal leg of the trip, how the German commander of the camp wanted him to build a radio to illegaly receive Radio London.
A Short Biography of Pope John XXIII
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
A very short biography of Angelo Roncalli better known as the blessed Pope John XXIII who headed the Catholic Church from 1958 until his death in 1963.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 8: Shaheed Bhagat Singh
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
“Shaheedon ki chitaon par lagenge har varsh mele, Watan pe mitne walon ka yahi baki nishaan hoga.” (There will be fairs at the tombs of the martyrs every year; this is what will remain of those who die for their country.)
70 Years of the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
Price: Free! Words: 12,000. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In 2014, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (SURS) celebrated the 70th anniversary of its establishment. In these decades it evolved into an impartial and trustworthy institution with implemented quality standards. To mark this jubilee, a special publication was issued. We invite you to read or maybe just browse the new chapter on our office.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 7: Georges Danton
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
He was born in Arcis sur Aube in northeastern France on 26th of October 1759. He was the first President of the Committee of Public Safety.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 6: Jane Addams
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,530. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Jane Addams was a pioneer settlement social worker in America. She was born on 6th of September, 1860 at Cedarville, Illinois. She was also an author, a philosopher, and sociologist.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 4: Mikhail Bakunin
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,600. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Social scientists & psychologists, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
He is the founder of collectivist anarchism. Bakunin is undoubtedly one of the most powerful figures of anarchism. He was also one of the main founders of the ‘social anarchist’ tradition.
Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries 1: Mahatma Gandhi
Series: Famous Social Reformers & Revolutionaries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,500. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
His major weapon against the Empirical British Regime was non-violent civil disobedience. Now when we see his old pictures, movies, or listen to his speeches, or watch him in movie clips of the time, it seems incredible that a frail man in a white dhoti had led India to her freedom.
Jonas Salk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,550. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Jonas Salk, The Fight Against Polio, will introduce young readers to one of the epic efforts of the 20th century: the campaign to find a polio vaccine. In this book, students are invited to take part in a discussion about viruses, immunity and medical ethics. Jonas Salk is more than a biography, it is snapshot of a time and place.
Florence Nightingale
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
When Florence Nightingale arrived at Barrack Hospital in Scutari, during the Crimean War, rats ran freely through the corridors. Patients died from disease and infection more often than they died of war wounds. Florence recognized the role of good hygiene and skilled nursing in patient care. Her reforms saved many lives.
Honourable King
Price: Free! Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Caught up in the Pacific slave trading during 1862, William Ellis watched astounded as their frail canoes were smashed to pieces and the natives herded below decks at gunpoint into the hold, Taken by force, the natives were destined as slaves to work in the coffee plantations and silver mines of Peru.
A Painful Journey
Price: Free! Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
Ninja Warrior: 10 Ninjas That Changed History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,510. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ninjas have been protecting Japan in the shadows for hundreds of years. No warrior has ever operated with such honor and skill. The ten ninjas profiled here are amongst the greatest Japan has ever known. They forever shaped both the history and folklore of the Ninja. Profiles are included of the following Ninja’s: Kirigakure Saizo, Mochizuki Chiyome, Ishikawa Goemon, Fuma Kotaro, Kato Danzo, H
Blacklisted: A Biography of Dalton Trumbo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Dalton Trumbo was the highest paid screenwriter in Hollywood when he was investigated as a Communist during America's Red Scare of the 1940s. He was ultimately sent to jail and placed on an industry blacklist that would make him unhirable. His exile lasted 13 years during which time he was forced to write screenplays under assumed names. While on the Hollywood blacklist Trumbo's writing won two
The True Story of the Jersey Boys: The Story Behind Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Throughout the 1960s, there's was one band that ruled the charts and defined the sound of a generation: The Four Seasons. On stage, they were clean cut kids from New Jersey—off stage there was an entirely different story. You’ve heard the music, now find out the stories behind the music. This book takes you inside the life of Frankie Valli and the history of The Four Season. While the contents
Kartini Kaleidoscope
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
SHE had dreams and yearnings many of us share: rights and choices, rebelling against customs and traditions that shackled her intellectual growth—feudalism, polygamy and other forms of discrimination against women. Unlike many of us ,however, she was restricted in how she could manifest those aspirations.
St Patrick to Grattan - Selected Irish Lives
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,100. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
A short glimpse into some selected Irish Lives, from St Patrick to Grattan, to celebrate St Patrick's Day.
Wisdoms of Legendary Figures
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Legendary figures show their wisdoms and inspire us in our daily live. Hopefully by reading this book we can make them a mirror, because I am sure, this planet will not stop giving birth of her best sons.
Cüneyt'in Öyküsü
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,790. Language: Turkish. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Cüneyt, Osmanlı tarihindeki en ilginç kişilerden birisi. Yıldırım Beyazıt'ın ölümünden sonraki dönemde önemli roller oynayan bir kişi. Yaşamı sürekli olarak ittifaklar kurmak ve sonra da birlikte olduğu kişilere ihanet etmekle geçiyor. Sonunun pek parlak olmamasına şaşmamak gerek. Tarihten hoşlananlar kadar iş yönetimi ile ilgilenen kişilerin de, Cüneyt'in hikayesini öğrenmelerinde yarar var.
Margaret Of Cork
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
In the early years of the seventeenth century, Margaret Casey, widow of an Irish gentleman farmer, is evicted from her manor home by the English . Driven west to Munster with her children and retainers, she finds love, honor, and happiness among the grey Kerry stones. But war is forever on the horizon in Ireland, will Cromwell's army ruin everything?