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On the Edge of History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 121,080. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Dabney family from Boston settled on the island of Faial in the Azores during the 19th century and quickly became involved in the political, literary, intellectual and religious changes taking place in Europe and America. This book provides a glimpse of their life and significant influence on 19th-century history at the crossroads of the Atlantic.
Pens, Plows, & Gunpowder: The Collected Works of J.P. Irvine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,310. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry, Nonfiction » History » North America
An average government clerk presented a poem to President Ulysses S. Grant and a crowd of 10,000 people. Then J.P. Irvine and his words faded into history. Dustin Renwick, author of Irvine's biography, sifted through more than 20,000 pages of microfilm to uncover this forgotten Civil War poet’s work that illuminates a changing country.
Zwarte Piet. De Verborgen Godsdienst Van De Nederlanden
Price: $31.00 USD. Words: 354,020. Language: Dutch. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Dit boek gaat diep in op de kenmerken en attributen van Zwarte Piet en op de Sinterklaasviering, die een oeroude jaarwisselingsviering is. Een god wordt gedefinieerd door zijn attributen en kenmerken. Met behulp daarvan is de geschiedenis van de twee Zwarte Pieten – Sint Nikolaas was de oorspronkelijke Zwarte Piet – terug te traceren tot zo'n 4000 jaar geleden, tot in de tijd van de heidense goden
Revisiting Armageddon “Asteroids in the Gulf of Mexico”
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: American English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Brighton Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » World
7,500 years ago a huge asteroid struck the Gulf of Mexico causing major changes in the Gulf area, Florida, Bahamas, and the Central America countries from Panama to Mexico. The asteroid sent a slice of the North Atlantic charging toward Morocco. As it mushroomed out, it affected areas as far north as England and ground out the Mediterranean area which became a sea.
A Descoberta Crista do Tibete
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 105,620. Language: Portuguese. Published: February 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History
Este livro relata a surpreendente história do Padre António de Andrade, que percorrendo os Himalaias, chegou ao Tibete onde fundou uma missão em 1625. A partir do primeiro quarto do seculo xvi, várias ordens religiosas enviaram os seus missionários aumentando significativamente o seu número nestas regiões, chegando alguns a competir com os jesuítas na difusão da palavra de Cristo.