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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.
Des Pigments bleus oubliés en .pdf
Price: $5.60 USD. Words: 8,410. Language: French. Published: December 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Ce livre sur les pigments médiévaux étudie le bleu de chaux, l'indigo et le bleu de bleuet. Les recettes de ces couleurs sont publiées et comparées. Les ingrédients, notamment la chaux, fait partie de cette étude.
From Football to Fig Newtons: 76 American Inventors and The Inventions You Know By Heart
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,110. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
Who invented football, bluegrass music, Mr. Potato Head, the Kentucky Derby, Sesame Street and the telephone? If you said Walter Camp, Bill Monroe, George Lerner, William Meriwether Lewis Clark Jr, Joan Ganz Cooney, and Antonio Meucci, respectively, then, you are smarter than this book. The answers and stories, along with 70 others, can be found within. Forgotten American inventors get recognized!
Bangkok People
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2016 by Proglen. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The profiles, mostly written for the Manager Magazine, before the 1997 Asian Economic Crisis of which the magazine ended up a victim, was from the time of Bangkok booming. Will it ever get quite up to those good-time heights again? Dig in and enjoy these vignettes of the real people who populated this wonderful city.
The Illuminati
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,160. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Reference
No secret society is more controversial than the Illuminati, yet almost nothing of the truth of this mysterious ancient Order is available in the public record. Propaganda, misinformation, disinformation, paranoia and downright fantasy are rife. Some have even described the Illuminati as pan-dimensional, shape-shifting Reptilians from another world!
Dirty Money, Secret Societies and Killing JFK
Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,630. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Essay » Political
"The best article on the assassination," --Judge Jim Garrison. Also includes Dirty Money, Secret Societies, and Everything You Need to Know About JFK's Assassination.
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.
Mindless Thug - Private Security Contracting: Iraq-Haiti-Libya
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
(4.00 from 1 review)
Events preceding the Second Gulf War. Halabja gas attack. WMD. Iraq 'War'. Private security contracting 2003 to 2012. Current period in Iraq to April 2015. Haiti, post-earthquake, December 2010 - May 2012 Libya, post revolution and overthrow of Ghaddafi to mid 2012.
Oscar's Story
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » War
The life story of an Eurasian who lived and grew up in Singapore in the 1920's, without benefit of much adult supervision. He later encountered life, as many will never ever experience when a country is at war, while he was employed as a gaoler in a prison of deprived prisoners facing torture and death.
American Revolution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
The struggle for freedom began in 1775 and lasted for eight long years before it ended in 1783. In the struggle of the colonies against the British, the thirteen colonies on the Atlantic seaboard of North America acquired their independence from Great Britain and became United States. The great Revolution is also known as the American War of Independence.
The Illuminator's Palette: A Study of Pre-Seventeenth Century Pigments for Medieval Book Art
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,310. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A concise compilation of modern research into the pigments used by medieval artists for painting various works of art. This monograph includes a list of 66 pigments along with charts showing their use throughout time, and the locations of use, describes how to mix your own paint with historically accurate binders, and explains the techniques necessary to successfully emulate the medieval artist.
My Father was The Phantom in Hitler's SS
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,160. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » War
"When my father died, I was shocked to find out that he was the Phantom in Hitler's SS. This is the story of a young man who enlisted in the US Army and due to his competency in many languages; was selected by the Army to be a spy in Nazi Germany. As fate would have it, he was chosen personally by Adolph Hitler to undertake special assignments."
ISIS Dawn: Special Forces War in Syria & Iraq
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,810. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Making use of the latest technology such as drones and quad bikes, blended with Special Forces traditional skills to continue the fight against extremism and rescue a beleaguered local populace. As part of Task Force coalition special forces take on a dangerous adversary. U.S and UK Special Forces have fought some of their bloodiest battles since Vietnam on the streets of Ramadi and Fallujah.
Industrial Revolution
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Industrial Revolution was the changeover to new industrial processes from somewhere in 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840. This evolution comprised of moving from manufacturing goods with hands to machineries, bettered efficacy of water power, manufacturing of new chemicals and producing iron through new ways, usage of steam power, the advancement of machine tools.
Chariot of Knowledge: The Lost History of the Ancient Olympic Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Sandra Rato. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
“Chariot of Knowledge” finally reveals the long-hidden story of the wider traditions that the Ancient Olympics were just one part of. Based on years of research into ancient sporting events and European mythology, it connects the famous games to a nigh-universal set of mystical beliefs that reach all the way back to the roots of Indo-European civilisation.
Historic Speeches: The Greatest Political Speeches of All Time
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 86,610. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » World
A rare and carefully compiled collection of the greatest speeches in modern history. The words that changed the world.
Killing Lincoln: The Real Story
Series: Adventures in Journalism. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,890. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Why was Lincoln left defenseless when the War Department knew plots were afoot against him? Why was Booth shot when he was surrounded by 25 soldiers and could not escape? Why were two innocents swiftly hanged by a military tribunal, and not even allowed to testify in their own defense? After 150 years of mystery, you'll find the real answers in this explosive book.
World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941
Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Family history
This Diary was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.
After the Hanoi Hilton, an Accounting
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,010. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When combat ceased across Vietnam, it signaled the start of a cold war over the Americans left behind. As family members agonized, nearly 2,500 POWs and MIAs had become human pieces in a diplomatic chess match that outlasted the war itself. Historic accounts, as they happened, are told by a former Vietnam Marine and CBS News correspondent who covered the complex issue for more than a decade.
We Were Soldiers Too: Serving as a Reagan Soldier During the Cold War
Series: We Were Soldiers Too, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,740. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
On the verge of World War 3 and nuclear war, We Were Soldiers Too is about the difficult job of serving in the infantry during a very critical time of the Cold War. It is a personal account of military service and the historical events that were happening during President Reagan's time in office as the world faced the possibility of nuclear war.