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Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
Hypatia: Her Life and Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,940. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Essay » Literature
(5.00 from 1 review)
Hypatia of Alexandria. Who was she? A brilliant 5C scientist murdered by a religious mob? An aging academic killed by a rival political force? A sorceress who kept Alexandria in thrall through satanic wiles? Innovative mathematician or a geometry teacher? Discover the answers to these questions and more through this collection of essays on the life and times of Hypatia, Lady Philosopher.
The Haunts of Adelaide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,310. Language: Australian English. Published: December 1, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Allen Tiller lifts the veil on ghost stories and reveals the truth behind the myths and tales that so often become urban legend and local folklore. His mission is to research the historical facts of locations, people, places and buildings ‒ from a distinctly paranormal perspective. The Haunts of Adelaide was born…
Africa in Prophecy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 41,960. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction
Is Africa really cursed? If Africa is cursed, who cursed it and why? Are the negative life and leadership realities in Africa today products of a curse? Is there an end to the problems of Africa? What does the future holds for her? In this book these and many other questions about Africa's past, present and future are finally answered from the wealth of Bible prophecies.
Toilets, Bathtubs, Sinks, and Sewers: A History of the Bathroom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
A fascinating, lively account of toilets, tubs, and sanitation systems with intriguingly catchy chapter titles from "Splish, Splash, the First Bath," "The Queen's Toilet," "Ugh, Gross!" to "Bathrooms Beyond Belief." This updated ebook edition underscores the need to raise global awareness that 2.6 billion people live without proper and sustainable sanitation.
Free Gondola Ride
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,630. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » European
Kathleen went to Venice with a goal and a plan. The goal was to write about a cliched group of men, the gondoliers. The plan included a notebook and the perseverance of a serious journalist. But sometimes plans change. From skinny dipping off a gondola under the full moon to sitting at the gondolier's feet, Free Gondola Ride takes the reader through a summer of beautiful episodes.
The Diaries of Claire K. A Young Governess in Germany 1929-33
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,180. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
These are from the diaries of Claire Kinross, my mother.My sister and I knew that our mother was an author and poet, but it wasn't until after her death in l991 that we discovered her journals written in her small neat handwriting in black hand bound books.They gave an intriguing and honest look into the young woman that we had never known, while she was a governess in Germany from 1929 to 1933
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
Sniping in France: Winning the Sniping War in the Trenches
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 48,710. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
In this absorbing account Major Hesketh-Prichard tells the story of those duels, the genesis of scout sniping, the ruses invented to lure an enemy out into the open, and the founding of the first British army sniping school.
Scottish Inventors
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,520. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
this book is not just about the scots and their greatest achievements, it’s more about the journey of our modern world. how inventions, ideas, beliefs all came into being, where it was not just about one nation or a group of nations, it was more about the evolution of ideas and beliefs, all for the betterment of man
*(Holy) War: How the Crusades Almost Killed Christianity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology
Were the Crusades a legitimate attempt by Christendom to recapture a holy city, or merely a strategy employed by the Western Church to regain control of a religion in schism? This controversial question is explored through the annals of historical record, from multiple viewpoints.
JFK Assassination Chronology
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 563,100. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World leaders, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This chronology structures, the detailed timeline of characters and events before, during, and after the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States.
A Walking Tour of Greenwich, Connecticut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. 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 Greenwich, Connecticut 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.
A Walking Tour of Swampscott, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2011. 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 Swampscott, Massachusetts 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.
SitRep Negative: A Year In Vietnam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
In April 1968, we were a country at war with ourselves and increasingly with a small country halfway around the world: Vietnam. I don’t recall ever thinking about Vietnam when I started college in 1963. By 1968, it was all any of us could think about. This memoir was written for my grandchildren, but it will give anyone some sense of what it was like to serve a tour of duty in Vietnam.
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.
Look Up, Asheville! A Walking Tour of the Montford District
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 29, 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 Asheville's Montford District 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.
Rambo and Me: The Story Behind the Story, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural Icon Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Award-winning author David Morrell created the character of Rambo in his 1972 novel, First Blood, which has been called “the father of the modern action novel.” Rambo went on to become one of the five most recognized thriller icons, along with Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter. In this in-depth essay, for the first time Morrell tells the full story about how the novel and Rambo were created.
100 Things You Didn't Know About Ireland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary, Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
This book is for anyone Irish or anyone interested in Irish history, scientific achievements, and fun facts, totally unique to Ireland and her people.
Tales of Old Baldoyle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This book is a series of anecdotal tales from a rural village now absorbed into the greater Dublin area in Ireland. The village was changed for ever by the large scale housing development which too place from the mid sixties onward.