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Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
Research Prehistory of Vietnam under Chinese Classical Astronomy and Text
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,760. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book affirms that Nan Jiao 南交 , Jiao Zhi 交阯 , Xiang Jun 象郡 , Jiu Zhen 九真, and Ri Nan 日南 are united concepts related to Chinese Classical Astronomy.
Steam Age Machines
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery, Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
War and Liberty: One man's story
Price: $5.71 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: British English. Published: December 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
I flew in the UK's RAF in World War ll with Coastal Command, in Swordfish, Catalina and Liberator aircraft. We patrolled searching for U-boats and protected civilian ships, engaging the enemy in combat. Many of my comrades died. This book relates the various escapades over six years of war against three enemy nations, and travel to four continents with the three squadrons in which I served.
Christianity: The Devil's Greatest Trick
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,130. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
It's a simple fact that most Christians know next to nothing about Christianity. How many people are aware of the many heresies that were stamped out by the early Church? Had any of these heresies triumphed, the world would be a very different, and much saner place.
Historie VG3 - Studieressurs
Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 21,890. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: January 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
En studieressurs for elever, studenter og privatister som som vil gjøre det bra til eksamen!
Genealogy 101: Discover Your Ancestors For Next to Nothing
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This book is a how-to for researching genealogy with little or no cost.
Islamic Leadership after Muhammad: The True Story of Succession to the Messenger of God (Peace Be upon Him)
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,730. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The events surrounding the ascension of the first Caliph, the impact of tribal affiliations and religious commands on early Islamic political life, the major decisions that produced the "Sunni vs Shia" conflict as well as other related topics are all expertly presented in this unique history book by Hani al-Tarabulsi.
Canadian Bushwacker: A Lifetime in the Wilderness
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,200. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
(5.00 from 1 review)
I was lucky to have spent my early years in the bush at a time when the old-timers were still there. There were many of them bunked up in little cabins up and down the line: old men, many crippled by accidents, arthritis or age, fellows just waiting for the end. Yet they were still strong of spirit, content and pleased to share their story. They were all men with amplified personalities, ....
Summary of Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,110. Language: American English. Published: November 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is a summary of Killing the Rising Sun: How America Vanquished World War II Japan by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard….Summarized by J.J. Holt
The Billion Dollar Spy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Hoffman’s look into the story of Tolkachev, the billion-dollar spy, is exciting and thrilling, while also being a tragic emotional roller coaster. Hoffman presents the events in such a way the raises the stakes of each operation to its peak. Every meeting, whether between Tolkachev or another of the spies featured in the book is supplemented by the exact right amount of background information
A Way West, R. P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Way West, R.P. McAlister Family History and Genealogy outlines the ancestral links to R. P. McAlister and Minnie Gay Humble McAlister. From their origins in Prussia, Switzerland and Britain to the Mayflower passage, the American Revolutionary War and the American Civil War, the families shared a direction. They were westward bound in times of upheaval, growth and change.
High Priests of Hell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 31,490. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
You may think you are familiar with three of the most important Biblical figures: Abraham, Moses and St Paul. You may have a Hollywood image in your head of noble, heroic men, inspired by God and doing his holy work. Think again. It's time to discover the sordid truth.
A Journey Through Ephesus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 93,850. Language: American English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Paul’s Letters, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Ephesus was one of the most influential cities in the Roman Empire. It also served as a base of operations for the Apostle Paul’s ministry to Asia Minor. So when Paul wrote Ephesians, he wrote to a city that he knew would influence the entire region. The Greco-Roman culture of the city emerges when we understand Paul’s purpose and audience in this comprehensive study of the book of Ephesians.
The Courage to Look Back: Keep On Keeping On
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 73,160. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2017 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The Courage to Look Back is the sequel to The Boys of St. Mary's (published in 2015). Many stories in this book flow from decisions by the Catholic System and the British Government in 1952/53 to migrate young children from Orphanages and Homes to provide child labour and increase the population of Commonwealth countries. The KOKO old boys network was started in 1988 by Delvin John Flynn.
Livin PO in Sandbed HeLL Redux
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 96,990. Language: American English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This memor is an amalgam, episodic, almost historical, and nearly biographical. No one has read 'Livin PO' without smothering laughs or a gasped OMG!! Don't smother-enjoy. Not a Sunday School book, language is colorful, vintage country for the era and area. If you tire reading about some of the hard work, characters change with the various episodes so you won't lose the "thread" upon reopening.
Tally Ho, Eagles... Book Two
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,610. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
TALLY HO, EAGLES In the Fall of 1942, the three RAF Eagle Squadrons became the 4th Fighter Group, US 8th Air Force. They had started out flying Spitfires, and eating British food … then they had to change to the big P‑47, and Spam! This is the story of that change …how they adapted to the American forces; their women, and their losses.
Oh! What An Outback Show!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014 by Kylie Reynolds. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
True stories from Outback Australia. Tales of swimming cattle across flooded rivers, dodging saltwater crocodiles, hunting feral pigs, droving trips over wild country, catching scrub bulls, brave and loyal dogs, country racing capers and other mishaps, adventures and misdemeanors of young men in the wild untamed Gulf Country of Australia of not so long ago.
The Buffalo and Crocodile Hunters of the Northern Territory
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The hunters of feral buffalo and wild crocodiles of the Northern Territory of Australia lived a life full of danger. They and their horses galloped over uneven ground at top speed until they were alongside the beast with huge and deadly horns. Deaths to both man and horse were not unknown. This was their 'dry' season occupation. In the 'wet', the men set their sights on the cunning crocodile.
A Sacred Task: Qiriazi and the Albanian National Awakening
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,930. Language: British English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » European
At the heart of Albania’s National Awakening comes the true story of Gjerasim Qiriazi. A poor carpenter’s son, his unlikely rise as scholar and reformer led him to the forefront of Albania’s rebirth, placing him at odds with potent enemies sworn to stop him by any means. Despite armed threats and a desperate kidnapping, Qiriazi’s dream would prevail, altering the course of an entire nation.