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Dear Susie: Tales from the Mill Village
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 29,420. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This book is a series of short stories taking place in a small mountain town in Western North Carolina, revolving around life in a textile/cotton mill village. The stories center around the author's family and friends. It is a humorous look back at what life was like in a small town in scenes from the 1930's through the 1960's.
Life's Greatest Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Life's Greatest Gift -The Most Thoughtful Gift You Could Ever Give Your Loved Ones Have you ever searched for the perfect gift for your loved ones around their birthdays, anniversaries or holidays, but ran out of ideas and settled for some other gift? Inside this book are questions to spark the memories of their lives that future generations will treasure forever, "the gift that gives back!" How?
The Major Battles of the First World War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The battles of World War I were fought on an unprecedented scale. Both sides made use of industrial technology to inflict horrendous numbers of casualties on the other and armies composed of millions of men confronted each other in cataclysmic encounters, the like of which had never been seen before.
Quyền lực và vinh nhục quan trường Trung Hoa thời cổ.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,560. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kim tự tháp Quyền Lực, ở chốn quan trường, luôn có những đám mây đen âm mưu vần vũ, sóng gió lật đổ thanh toán bất kì nổi lên, không biết bao nhiêu thảm kịch đã xảy ra. Sách nêu lên những nẽo mê cung bí hiểm ấy, có những âm mưu chúng ta chưa hề biết đến, cũng có những thảm kịch ngoài sức tưởng tượng của người bình thường !
Look Up, Sacramento! A Walking Tour of Sacramento, California
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Sacramento, California is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The first popular history and overview of Muslim women and their great accomplishments. It portrays over 50 extraordinary Muslim women from the birth of Islam in the 7th century CE through the 19th century who have played crucial roles in shaping the religion and in scholarship, the arts and much more.
Russian Test Pilot - Anatoli Kvochur A biography
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In Soviet Aviation under Joseph Stalin and post WW II the 'Cold War' and Glasnost the testing of Soviet military civil and experimental types have always been of great interest to me(see other Smashwords Editions on this subject. Many Soviet test pilots have received the highest honors for their work in this field of aviation. Anatoli Kvochur was a leading CIS test pilot this is his story...
Agent ZEMLIAK: The Spy Who Stayed in the Cold.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,380. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The spying Cold War started ten years before U2 pilot Gary Powers was exchanged for Rudolf Abel. In 1952 the Soviets had an Australian agent codenamed ZEMLIAK with access to US and British secrets. This is the true story of how VENONA intelligence identified Soviet spies in Australia, and how in response the Australians managed to encourage the defection of a senior Soviet spy who named ZEMLIAK.
Gilead
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 78,170. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
What went through the mind of the man who ascended to heaven with the grail in hand? Is that what really happened to the son of Lord Geraint when he and their fellow questers reached their final destination? Follow Lord Gilead’s impressions and thoughts and his five companions including his father and the mysterious mage Myrddin through uncharted territory, unexpected surprises and even the land i
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Jamestown Odyssey is a ground breaking book on race and family in America. It chronicles the author's journey researching his family's Southern history. When he discovers that he has ancestors and distant cousins in both the black and Native communities, he has to come to terms with his, and American society's, hidden racial prejudices. Many Americans, if they have the courage, will find the same.
Võ sĩ đạo, linh hồn của Nhật Bản
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,180. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tháng 3/2011, động đất và song thần đã phá hủy một phần của Nhật Bản, cướp đi sinh mạng của hàng ngàn người dân vô tội. Sống trong thảm họa, sự can đảm, kỷ luật trong tính cách người Nhật vẫn giữ vững không hề thay đổi...
Mưu hay & kế lạ thời Đông Chu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,190. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2013 and represented by Dong A Sang. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Đông Chu liệt quốc chí là một kho trí huệ, được chuyển hoá thành mưu kế, trải qua mấy ngàn năm vẫn còn nguyên giá trị, với sức mạnh của mưu kế giúp người ta vượt qua những khó khăn trong đời sống, quyết thắng trên trường đời và thương trường.
Ngụ ngôn, hài hước - Túi khôn Trung Hoa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách tập hợp trên 250 truyện ngụ ngôn từ gần 100 tác phẩm của những tác giả nổi tiếng, từ Tiên Tần đến Minh - Thanh. Mỗi truyện ngụ ngôn mượn người này để ám chỉ người khác, mượn chuyện xa để nói chuyện gần, mượn chuyện xưa đề cập chuyện nay, mượn cái nhỏ nói cái lớn, trong những mẩu chuyện đơn giản ẩn chứa những đạo lý sâu xa.
Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts – An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's historical YA novels, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism. If you can't tell your materializations from your Mumlers, or never realized just how physical ghost-grabbing could get, then this may well be the perfect book for you.
The Cochin Jewish Book of Meat and Fish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Tamarind Tree Books Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Jewish & Kosher, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
(4.00 from 1 review)
For 2000 years, the Jews of Cochin from India's Malabar coast adhered to dietary laws of the Hebrew Bible. Coconut milk-laced, spiced, aromatic dishes of grain, vegetables and permitted meats and fish became quintessentially kosher and Jewish. Coriander, cumin, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper and coconut dominate their cuisine. The Cochinis in Israel still serve/enjoy the same traditional Kerala fare.