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Umar Bin Abdul Aziz
Price: Free! Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Umar bin Abdul Aziz was an Islamic reformer in the 8th century & the 5th rightly guided caliph of Islam. Though the Umayyad rulers were largely self-absorbed & materialistic, he proved himself a God-fearing ruler wholly vested in his people’s welfare. His rule was short but brilliant, & he proved a true Muslim hero, reviving the spirit of Islam & exceeding people's expectations on good governance.
Khalid Bin Waleed
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Khalid bin Waleed is one of the greatest generals in world history. A companion of the Prophet, he fought in many early battles in Islamic history, remaining undefeated. His talents were accompanied by his superior morals, love for God, and an astonishing willingness to give up power. He stands out on the pages of history as a brilliant military mind and an example of obedience to leadership.
Ayesha (RA)
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography
Ayesha (RA) was a beloved wife of the Prophet Muhammad and a major figure in Islamic history. She was an exemplary wife, and played an important role in the education of Muslims. She is one of the most prominent religious women in history - a Muslim hero - and her life is a role model for women on how to lead a meaningful life both inside the house and within society.
"Edward Hickey Whelan": A Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century
Price: Free! Words: 23,760. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
The life of "Edward Hickey Whelan" -- a Catholic Irish-American immigrant at the turn of the 19th Century. From Ireland to Nebraska to San Diego, Edward directly participated in the fascinating and tumultuous Irish-Catholic and anti-immigrant politics of his day.
Forgotten Abolitionist: John A.J. Creswell of Maryland
Price: Free! Words: 24,170. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015 by House Divided Project. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » North America
This gripping biography from historians John Osborne and Christine Bombaro captures the story of an unlikely political hero who helped destroy American slavery. John A.J. Creswell of Maryland was a son of the slaveholding South who became one of the nation's leading wartime abolitionists. Published by the House Divided Project at Dickinson College.
Toutes mes Georgies: Leuville - New York - Tbilissi
Price: Free! Words: 81,540. Language: French. Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cet excellent memoire s'etend de l'enfance de l'auteur dans la colonie georgienne a Paris après l'invasion de la Georgie en 1921 jusqu'a la seconde proclamation d'independence georgienne et la chute de l'Union Sovietique en 1991: " ...un des meilleurs comptes rendus oculaires de la désillusion et du chaos infligés à la Géorgie par le régime de Zviad Gamsakhourdia" (P. D. Rayfield, historien,
Myslim Peza: deshmitar dhe protagonist ne historine e shqiptareve (1912-1939)
Price: Free! Words: 170,620. Language: Albanian. Published: July 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Ne kete liber pershkruhen ngjarje te historise se Shqiperise (1912-1939), nepermjet studimit te gazetarit dhe historianit Hazis Gjergji, te gershetuara me kujtimet e regjistruara direkt nga goja e Heroit te Popullit, Myslim Peza, luftetar i shquar demokrat dhe antifashist shqiptar.
The True Tale of Castaway Ann Saunders: A Short Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
This short story is based on the true story of a young woman named Ann Saunders who boarded a ship in the 1800’s with her fiance. She was headed to the New World and a new life until her ship foundered in stormy seas. What happens next dramatically changes her destiny... "This is a good way to spend an afternoon, it was sad, and although the ending was bittersweet it ended well."
The Elvaston Love Story
Series: Historical Love Stories. You set the price! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
He was an aristocrat and a confirmed bachelor She was a successful London actress their affair was the talk of the town but their marriage outraged society, so he took her to his castle in derbyshire here he created a fantasy world, a tribute to their love.
Lloyd George Knew My Father
Price: Free! Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
This book was written by my Father, Samuel Alfred Jackson. It is his personal story of a British Private in World War 2 who was swept up in a terrible war. This book outlines the many challenges he faced to remain sane in the face of horrendous war atrocities and military incompetance. I offer my brief introduction as a homage to his memory and his legacy.
Tall Poppies Along the Yarra
Price: Free! Words: 91,930. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2015 by Port Campbell Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
Many individuals with vision and drive made Victoria's Yarra Valley the vibrant place it is today. The stories of William Barak, Robert Hoddle, John Monash, Neil Doutlas, John Landy, Ian Penrose and seven others are told here. Many people don't know them, but young and old will be inspired by their stories.
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.
Walter Mepham
Price: Free! Words: 27,950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Personal family histories intermingle with scenes of life before, during and beyond The Great War, the First World War 1914-18, to present day conflict across the globe in the 21st century. Decisions to be made to fight or not to fight, to kill, or be killed. The role of political, religious and military leaders, and the populations they send to war, the inglorious, and tragic consequences of war.
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: 5,530. 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.
Wisdom of the Legends
Price: Free! Words: 9,720. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Legendary persons 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: Free! 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.
Joseph Carl Spratt and the Great White Fleet
Price: Free! Words: 12,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2013 by 52 Novels LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Apprentice Seaman Joseph Carl Spratt had sent his family extensive correspondence during his years in the navy 1908-1911. Part of Joe’s enlistment included sailing from San Francisco, California, where the U.S.N. Great White Fleet realigned before continuing on Teddy Roosevelt’s vision of political “goodwill” visits to major ports worldwide.
In and Out of the Limelight: Ann Matilda Distin Her Life and Times
Price: Free! Words: 88,550. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The story of ann matilda distin chronicles the life of a minor 19th century celebrity, 1790 – 1848. Part of the musical loder family she started on the bath stage as miss loder, danced and acted in london for a decade as mrs ridgway, then emerged as mrs distin and toured the UK for seven years as the pianist to the famed distin band – described as the 'beatles of their day'.
Benjamin Lundy's Last Walk
You set the price! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
One man’s story of the struggle to help end slavery. His life was an example to other abolitionists. Slaves came to him in the dark of the night to plead for help. Every waking moment his goal was before him. Anti-slavery societies used his ideas before the Civil War. Lundy was a mentor to many abolitionists.