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The Great Pyramid Rainmaker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This operating manual for Cheops shows how the Great Pyramid worked and the various stages of its development. The benefits for the builders are described within this framework. The penultimate rainmaking function is truly unique. Equally unique is the chapter that shows how to build and test a small rainmaker in the style of Cheops.
Hitler's Codebreakers: German Signals Intelligence in World War 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,830. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Have you ever wondered how successful Hitler's codebreakers were at breaking Allied codes during World War 2? Based of official documents about the post-war Allied TICOM - Target Intelligence Committee operation to uncover Hitler's codebreaking operation, retrieve sensitive documents and capture German intelligence personnel, this book is a fascinating into in German Cryptography in World War 2.
Shipwreck! Palau Discovered, 1783
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,530. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
The people of Palau over the centuries had evolved their own culture, language, body of knowledge, oral history and myths entirely devoid of any input from persons from other lands. This account by the men of the ANTELOPE of their experiences in Palau is the first and only thorough report of this unique culture before there was a nearly overwhelming contact between Palau people and Europeans.
A Touch of Imagination: An Intelligent Traveler’s Guide to Hungary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Author Chris Wilkinson explores Hungary, the nation where East meets West in Europe. He takes readers on a journey through its incredible past in a series of enlightening historical and travel essays. Readers learn how Hungary has been built up, conquered and freed, torn apart and stitched together. Why it is constantly on the mend and busting open old wounds. Come along on a fascinating journey.
Kilikya Katliamı 1909
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: Turkish. Published: October 28, 2013 by Propaganda Yayınları. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Yakın tarihimizin az bilinen ve üzerinde pek çalışılmayan meselelerinden olan Kilikya / Adana Katliamı üzerine, konunun uzmanlarından Sait Çetinoğlu'nun bu kitabı, tarihi belgeler ve kanıtlarıyla olayın detaylarını ve vehametini ortaya koyuyor.
Liberty Lost: America's History of Slippery Slopes
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to the ideals of The Founders? This book first examines the philosophical basis behind those ideals ... with the realization that the concept of The United States of America has no hope of being resurrected unless those ideals are understood.
JFK, Oswald, Cuba, and the Mafia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,210. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013 by Bev Editions. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In his years of research on the assassination of John F. Kennedy, David Pratt, a respected scholar, noticed a gap in the literature: the absence of a work that simply presents the evidence and allows readers to judge. This book fills that gap by offering a timeline of firmly established evidence. No theories or conspiracies. But the evidence does not support the Warren Commission verdict.
Second Brigade - First Ličko Dinaric Četnik Division 1941 - 1945
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,070. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book was originally written in Serbian by my late father, Dušan Lukich in 1991, and describes the events that occurred in the Tromedja area of the former Yugoslavia during World War 2. This book serves as an historical document of that time and sets the record straight regarding the role of the Četniks, Ustasha, and Communists in this region of the former Yugoslavia.
Jerusalem: Correcting the International Discourse - How the West Gets Jerusalem Wrong
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,040. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The Holy City of Jerusalem is one of the most contentious facets of the Arab-Israel conflict. In this volume, Nadav Shragai, who served as a journalist and commentator at Ha'aretz between 1983 and 2009 and has documented the dispute over Jerusalem for thirty years, offers a fresh perspective that seeks to correct the international discourse on the future of the city.
The Nana Letters: A Love Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,250. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
The nineteenth-century version of an on-line romance, The Nana Letters. is an edition of a letter collection that reads like a novel with romance, intrigue, and tragic death. Nana is an engaging heroine, often a typical Victorian young woman, but also an adroit negotiator who must walk a narrow path between two roles: submissive woman and determiner of her own destiny.
About the Baguette: Exploring the Origin of a French National Icon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking
Where did the baguette come from? A simple enough question, but this search for an answer ranges from the long breads of Babylon and Egypt to the first long (but wide) breads in France to the gradual evolution of long narrow breads from the eighteenth into the twentieth century, resulting in both the roll-sized "flute" and the gigantic jockos of the nineteenth century.
The Swamp Fox and His Ragtag Militia
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Series: Novels, Novellas, and Short Stories, Book 11. Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 22,440. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Francis Marion, hero of the American Revolution or anti-hero? Ride alongside the man, the myth, the legend. Read the interwoven stories of his men within the story. See the cruelty that created a nation. Learn about the idealized barbarity of men to dedicate and consecrate a land for the lost and hopeless, the wretched masses yearning to be free. Based on true events.
Yellow Pearl - Eighteen short stories from the Stringybark Australian History Awards
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Raise the term ‘history’ in a conversation in any group and half the participants will glaze over and talk about something else. Why? Is it because they think that history is a collection of dates or stories about musty, dusty, kings? Perhaps. Or perhaps they have never come across an anthology like this one — full of good writing and intriguing plots.
The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in an American Family
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 130,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Scots-Irish who settled the South inherited both an evangelical legacy of abolitionism and social reform on the one hand, and responsibility for the destructive consequences of slavery on the other. Himes’ granddad was John R. Rice, the dean of American fundamentalists until his death in 1980. This book is about the history of fundamentalism and how we can move beyond it.
Jamestown Odyssey: America's Unspoken Legacy of Multi-Racial Families From Its Founders
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(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.
Beyond Neptune Spear: The (Open) Secret History of SEAL Team Six, Post-9/11
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The modern history of SEAL Team Six did not begin with the killing of Osama bin Laden, nor did it end there. Once mired in controversy and doubt, ST6 has blossomed into one of the most accomplished fighting units the world has ever known. Beyond Neptune Spear not only details SEAL Team's Six modern history, but places it in context.
The Indonesian Army from Revolusi to Reformasi Volume 1 - The Struggle for Independence and the Sukarno Era
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 250,720. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Volume 1 in this three-volume set covers the Indonesian Army’s revolutionary roots, its fighting doctrine, and provides accounts of major operations – the independence struggle, consolidation of the Republic, military campaigns against CIA-backed regional separatists in Sumatra and Sulawesi during the late-1950s, the “liberation’ of West Irian and the “Confrontation” with Malaysia.
Istoria unei minciuni bolşevice- 23 august 1944
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: Romanian. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
August 23rd is known as the national day of Romania celebration date while the country was under the communist party leadership.The celebration marked the moment of August 23 1944, when Romania left the alliance with Germany and joined the United Nations in the war against Hitler. The national celebration and the events organized throughout the day were an expression of the main ideological theme.
Sử Việt, Đọc Vài Quyển
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 238,990. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 17, 2012 by Kệ Sách eBook. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
SỬ VIỆT, ĐỌC VÀI QUYỂN văn sử TẠ CHÍ ĐẠI TRƯỜNG Kệ Sách eBook Publishing Center ấn hành Smashwords Edition Copyright @2012 by Tạ Chí Đại Trường ISBN: 978-1-4524-1294-8
The Ancient Solar Premise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,200. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The premise embraces ancient cultures from all over the world. It shows how they all used potent mirrors to turn stone to glass, vaporize metals and win wars. When this tool is combined with the operation of the world’s iconic pyramids, shrines and stone circles, a paradigm shift is forced. The successful societies of antiquity were using the sun to support their industry, arts and science.