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The Tribe Within
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,660. Language: Canadian English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
The Tribe Within Search for DNA Tribe R1b-L513 (Version 5.1) Why seek out our ancestry? Is it to discover our ethnicity or is it deeper? This author takes latest DNA results of one recently “found” British Isles tribe and about 400 family surnames associated with its DNA and rewrites history. Not surprising; tribal DNA often tell different stories than the history we’ve been told to believe,
La culture de l'Egypte ancienne révélée
You set the price! Words: 51,160. Language: French. Published: March 9, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Cette nouvelle édition augmentée révèle différents aspects de la culture de l’Egypte antique, tels que les antiquités les plus lointaines d’Egypte; les caractéristiques des Egyptiens et leurs croyances et pratiques religieuses; leur système politique/social; leurs temples cosmiques; la richesse de leur langue; l’héritage musical et les sciences globales; leur médecine de pointe; leur économie ...
Behind the Scenes: Or, Thirty Years a Slave, and Four Years in the White House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016 by Eno Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
One of the seminal slave narratives, Behind the Scenes: Or Thirty Years in Slavery, and Four Years in the White House also examines the life of Elizabeth Keckley after she purchased her freedom, and during her years as a successful businesswoman/dressmaker in Civil War-era Washington, where she became confidante to Mary Todd and Abraham Lincoln.
Türkiye Kimlere Emanet
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: Turkish. Published: December 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Başkomutan Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK'ün tarif etmeye çalıştığı vatandaşlık tanımını düşündüğümüzde ya da TBMM Kürsüsünden yapılan yemin metnine baktığımızda ortak mesaj olarak ülkenin ve milletin tamamını kapsayıcı bir seviyeye erişilmesinin hedeflendiği görülmektedir.
Seven Firefights in Vietnam - Fight at Ia Drang, Convoy Ambush on Highway 1, Ambush at Phuoc An, Fight Along the Rach Ba Rai, Three Companies at Dak To, Battle of Lang Vei, Gunship Mission
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
These accounts of fighting in Vietnam are based upon official U.S. Army records—daily journals, journal files, and after action reports; upon interviews conducted soon after the events by historical officers in Vietnam.
We Stood Our Ground
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
A groundbreaking work examining 18th Century Lexington and the Battle of Lexington.
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
Learning from the Past: Soviet Deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis - Maskirovka Denial and Deception, Developing a Cover Story, Operation ANADYR, Getting the Cubans on Board, Disingenuous Diplomacy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 106,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this report examines the use by the Soviets of denial and deception in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Gladiators
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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.
Giải mã cách ngôn Tây du ký (Thuật xử thế)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mỗi câu cách ngôn như một ngọn đèn soi sáng trí tuệ, lương tri; có thể giúp người ta nâng cao phẩm đức, tự thay đổi tính cách, bỏ điều xấu, làm điều tốt, cải biến vận mệnh, lịch lãm trong việc đối nhân xử thế, thành công trong sự nghiệp và sống đẹp hơn.
A Brief History of the U.S. Army in World War II - The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II - Europe, Pacific, Germany, Japan, Allied Operations, Battle of the Bulge, North Africa, Aftermath
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,290. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an important Army history of World War II.
A Handbook of Irish Home Rule with full original text by William Gladstone and others
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book was written in 1887 at a critical time for the debate on Irish Home Rule and for Gladstone. Its influence on events proved to be great. This edition has an introduction by historian Rupert Matthews that puts this classic work into its historical and political context.
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing tells the history of the origins of AI. As the field that seeks to do things that would be considered intelligent if a human being did them, AI is a constant of human thought. Yet it was impossible until the digital computer was invented during WWII, and the field itself was not declared until 1956.
Voices in Wartime Anthology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Poetry, essays, interviews from witnesses to war. Soldiers and civilians give voice to the trauma, suffering, and longterm damage caused by war, and the need for the nation and community to accept the challenge of healing the wounds of war. Contributors include Jonathan Shay, Brian Turner, Jonathan Schell, Emily Warn, Wilfred Owen, Chris Hedges, Andrew Himes, etc.
Conflicts that Changed the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,040. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Conflict and warfare is perpetual in the world today. It has always been like that. The history of the human race is the history of conflict. Conquest and glory versus death and destruction. Who takes us to war and why? This book traces world history through the conflicts that changed the world.
Myths and Legends
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,320. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Many ancient legends in circulation, either through verbal story-telling, ancient script or paintings, have assisted the human race in understanding the complex world we live in, even if they have been embellished over the years.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
"Farewell the Tranquil Mind": Security and Stability in the Post-Vietnam Era - American Foreign Policy Shortly After Vietnam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Vietnam War has now passed into history. Though the outcome of that war was anything but satisfactory to many Americans, it is probably safe to say that the war's end brought a qualified sense of relief to the broad generality of America's citizenry.
Foy Short, A Life in Southern Africa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,110. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Biography of Foy Short, a pioneer evangelist who lived in what is now Zambia and Zimbabwe from 1922 through 1995. The book explores not only the traditional hazards he faced as a “missionary” (wild animals, primitive tribesmen and dangerous travel) but also the doctrinal and spiritual challenges that he had to battle in establishing churches of Christ and training African teachers.
Safe at Last: Refugees in America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,550. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Clinical Psychologist Dr. Don Miller has interviewed over 2,000 refugees who escaped from danger from seven different countries. This is a book of their stories. Most of them went through incredible suffering and hardship in their native countries and on their way to America. This included ethnic cleansing, starvation, torture, beatings and long periods of incarceration.