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Muslim Inventions in the Islamic Golden Age 750-1500 AD
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This short, crisp, easy to read account, would take you through an amazing 6,000 years of human history to trace the origins of the sciences from the ancient world (mainly Greek) through the medieval Islamic world to the modern world. It explains the contiguity in the sciences, as explained by civilizational epochs. Commendation Certificate, National Book Foundation Pakistan, 2009
The Groom Family of Buckinghamshire London Tasmania Fiji Book 1 Fiji Descendants
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,540. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
The author has documented the Groom family into 2 part series. Presenting 7 generations of early settlers from Fiji dating back to 1869. This book is compact and very well organized of births, deaths and marriages, providing its readers with easy to understand information on how to compile their own family history into an ebook. Book 2 has a further 10 generations of Groom family to 1550 England.
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized
Series: Boiled Down, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
A New Life in our History: the settlement of Australia and New Zealand: volume I The Fatal Shore ? (1780s to 1830s)
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 64,890. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Reference
A New Life in our History is the first account of the settlement of Australian and New Zealand told from the perspective of ordinary people. Volume I, The Fatal Shore ? (1780s to 1830s) follows the arrest of Solomon Bockerah and his transportation to Sydney on the notorious Second Fleet and the spectacular rise and fall of the emancipist Sydney merchant, John Laurie.
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Quyền bính
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 257,870. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(4.83 from 12 reviews)
Quyền Bính tiếp tục nói về những khúc quanh của Việt Nam. Nói về những thời điểm mà đảng cầm quyền thay vì nắm bắt tư duy của thời đại và ý chí của nhân dân, chỉ có thể loay hoay trong một cái vòng tự vẽ. Hệ thống chính trị, trải qua nhiều thế hệ, càng về sau lại càng có ít khả năng khắc phục sai lầm.
Listening for Leviathan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
Listening for Leviathan is the biography of Captain Joseph Paul Kelly, USNR, the US Navy's Father of Project Caesar and SOSUS. During the Cold War, Captain Joe Kelly headed the anti-submarine project that secretly tracked Soviet submarines during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Later, SOSUS discovered the causes of the destruction of the two US nuclear submarines Thresher and Scorpion.
Bên Thắng Cuộc: Giải phóng
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 230,810. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(4.75 from 24 reviews)
Cuốn sách của tôi bắt đầu từ ngày 30-4-1975 - ngày nhiều người tin là miền Bắc đã giải phóng miền Nam. Nhiều người thận trọng nhìn lại suốt hơn ba mươi năm, giật mình với cảm giác bên được giải phóng hóa ra lại là miền Bắc.
Only Behind a Cloud
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Old Linton is one of the most significant buildings in the Yass district. This book traces its fascinating and varied history from its earliest construction by ex-convict Moses Moses, through its ownership by AB Triggs (one of Australia's greatest pastoralists), to its service as a war veterans' home and lastly to its latest use as a historic home in private hands.
Black Hats and White Hats: The Effect of Organizational Culture and Institutional Identity on the Twenty-third Air Force: Air Rescue, Desert One Disaster, Special Operations, Combat Search and Rescue
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,830. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although brief, the Twenty-third Air Force's experience provides sufficient data for a thorough analysis of the effect of organizational culture and institutional agendas on the evolution of a nascent organization. The basic hypothesis explored in this paper is that organizational culture and institutional agendas significantly affected the rise and fall of the Twenty-third Air Force.
Red Plateau
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The story of a North Vietnamese soldier told by his friend and former enemy.
At the Fulcrum of Air Force Identity: Balancing the Internal and External Pressures of Image and Culture - Ehrhard Prescription, Manager's Approach, Rank and File, Warrior Ethos, Gen. Norton Schwartz
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,180. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, explores the roots of the Air Force's identity problems by applying a theoretical construct to explain why many previous identity initiatives have been so startlingly unsuccessful.
Journey to the Golden Hour—My Path to the Most Dangerous Job in America: Flying a Medical Helicopter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,400. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Journey to the Golden Hour is the sequel to Randy Mains’ highly successful second book Dear Mom I’m Alive. It follows his incredible journey to Australia, New Guinea, Iran, and back home again where he and six other dedicated ex-Vietnam helicopter pilots try to prove to a doubting public and skeptical medical community that the helicopter can save lives in peacetime just as it did in Vietnam.
False Steps: The Space Race as It Might Have Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,030. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General, Fiction » Historical » General
A popular history of the many spacecraft that might have taken us to space, but that fell short for one reason or another. Based on meticulous research from the best available sources, including those long kept secret in Russian archives. With more than two dozen images and diagrams of the space projects that never quite got off the ground.
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.
Morir por nada. Narcotrafico y violencia de Estado en Mexico
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,640. Language: Spanish. Published: November 5, 2013 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
La llamada guerra contra las drogas lanzada por el presidente Felipe Calderon al poco tiempo de asumir la presidencia, ha sido objetada a la vez como propiciadora de una inusitada violencia. En este libro el autor va mas alla de lo que, aunque dolorosa, es solo la epidermis del problema donde llama a las cosas por su nombre y busca las raices que propician ese fabuloso negocio.
Roger Hilton Artist Letters From Prison Camp 1942 - 1944
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 18,330. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » War
Roger Hilton was a Commando and was captured at Dieppe in 1942. He became a leading British exponent of modern art, representing his country at the Venice Biennale and being made CBE. Beneath the cheeriness the letters show how an out of the common man wrestles with the common misfortune of being a prisoner of war.
Chicano Manifesto
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,590. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Historical and personal account of how, where and why the Chicano Movement began in the 1960s in the USA. Traces the beginnings of social justice actions by activists in various regions. Identifies and explains the key social and political concepts which drove the Movement such as Aztlan, la raza unida, land rights and Brown Power, as well as introduces its major leaders.
GLADIO - NATO’S Dagger at the Heart of Europe: The Pentagon-Nazi-Mafia Terror Axis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 225,630. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012 by Progressive Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » European
Masquerading as a rear guard against a Communist takeover, NATO's covert special forces are in reality a hideous cancer poisoning European democracy. NATO was behind the Red Brigades and RAF; the murders and attempts on the lives of heads of state: Aldo Moro, Robert Maxwell, Olaf Palme, Pope John Paul II, and JFK; and the false-flag train bombings in London, Madrid and Bologna.
The United States and the PROMESA to Puerto Rico: an analysis of the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 38,730. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
An analysis of all drafts of the PROMESA federal law that establishes an Oversight Board in Puerto Rico of seven members appointed by the President with power to rescind all actions taken by the Puerto Rico government. It covers how the law’s language reflects the U.S.’s plenary power and control over Puerto Rico; and how tweaking with semantics did not diminish the colonialist aspect of the law.
Journeys into the Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,260. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
'I have made many intriguing journeys into this land, its sacred places and its hidden past. I was always dissatisfied with the history of New Zealand we were taught at school... I felt short-changed. I couldn't understand why the Maori accounts were not an accepted part of the past, part of a truth that revealed a deeper history' - Gary Cook, explorer. This book reveals some of that truth.