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The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History... Summarized
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Series: Boiled Down, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: February 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
This is a summary of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History..Summarized by J.J. Holt
Peter the Hermit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,810. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The story of Peter the Hermit’s involvement in the Frank – Byzantine – Sunni Seljuk Turk – Shia Fatimid Egyptian religious and territorial war of the late 11th century.
Steam Age Machines
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 3,430. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Machinery
(5.00 from 1 review)
A brief history of steam power and 110 rare etchings and drawings of steam age machinery.
Paris je t'aime
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Price: $8.50 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: French. Published: November 24, 2014 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Cesse-t-on jamais d’être de son village ? En « vingt arrondissements et deux rives de fleuve », Colette a cherché à retrouver à Paris sa province perdue, un village en somme avec ses autochtones, ses habitants anonymes ou illustres (Cocteau, Bérard, Bove etc.), ses lieux de rencontres, ses boutiques et ses restaurants (le Grand Véfour).
Dissatisfaction Between Black And White - The Other New World Order
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
This book delves into the two positions perplexing the Black nation in America as a result of chattel slavery. One is the desire to stay with their former slave-masters and seek civil rights, despite being subjected to genocide through multi-forms of integration. The other is written by Messenger Elijah Muhammad: "We believe the offer of integration is hypocritical...(see long discription)
Surface-to-Air Missiles - Part of the Weapons of War Series
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book takes the reader on a fact-packed study of the SAM from its earliest days in World War Two with the British Stooge and German Waserfall through to the most sophisticated modern weapons such as the Israelie Iron Dome, British Sea Viper and the Russian Igla-S.
The Getchells and The Betty O'Neal
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Betty O’Neal Mine was discovered in 1877, incorporated in California twelve years later, and taken to patent in 1892. Lysander Getchell was the first to recognize the full potential of the mine. After his death in 1918 his son Noble became the general manager for the mine, and developed the Betty O’Neal into the largest producer of silver in Nevada throughout most of the 1920s.
The Sorry Saga of the Brewster Buffalo: A 'Flying Coffin' to the Marines, but a 'Sky Pearl' to the Finns
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A group of Internet aviation fans once debated the subject of the worst fighter of World War II. Their hands-down favorite: the Brewster Buffalo. Here aviation historian Daniel Ford teases out the secrets that was despised by Allied pilots but loved by the Finns in their war with the Soviet Union. About 7500 words; with photographs.
Submachine Guns and Assault Rifles | Military-Today.com
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern submachine guns and assault rifles. It covers more than 50 weapons from 27 countries and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in weapons and military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching submachine guns and assault rifles.
Eugen Sanger’s Ramjet Powered Messerschmidt Me 262A-1a & Skoda-Kauba SK P.14-01
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
“I have seen a great deal in my life, but nothing so astounding as the sight and sound of this roaring, flaming D-17Z in a power dive at over 420 mph (675.9 km/h).” Fritz Stamer, famed gliding pilot said after witnessing the flight of the early version of a Sänger ramjet engine operating in open air.
The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
The American Civil War: A Ducksters Book
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
This book about the American Civil War is brought to you by the makers of the popular children's educational website Ducksters. Inside the book, you will learn about the history of the Civil War including the timeline and events that led up to the war. The book takes you through the major battles of the war such as the Battle of Gettysburg and the Battle of Antietam.
Unsung Heroes of The Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Of course you've heard of Albert Einstein, creator of special and general relativity, and other famous scientists - but there are many other physics pioneers who have received very little mainstream recognition for their contributions to history. Join me as I explore the fascinating history of six unsung heroes of the universe in this second-edition ebook.
The Eleven Powers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by booksunleashed. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“The most holy of all Balinese Hindu festivals, the Eka Dasa Rudra, the Festival of the Eleven Powers, was celebrated on the last day of the Balinese century in the Saka year 1900 (1979 AD). This book is a record of that festival.”
Etruscan Origins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The Etruscans remain one of Western Europe’s most enigmatic people. Where they came from is uncertain. Herodotus believed they were from Lydia. Dionysius of Halicarnassus argued they were indigenous to Tuscany. This overview sets out the models of causation used to explain their origins and incorporates the findings of recent DNA studies.
Lusitania Diary
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
100 years after the Lusitania was torpedoed, a passenger’s diary was translated into English, revealing the story of an earlier journey aboard the doomed ocean liner. The author was a 33 year old Danish photographer, who describes his safe voyage to America; the hardships, joys and social life aboard the magnificent ship, seven years before disaster killed nearly 1,200 men, women and children.
Mongols In The Middle East
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The military campaigns of the Mongols were successful on a truly legendary level and led to the Mongols forming the largest contiguous empire in history. Despite their success, there were but 700,000 ethnic Mongols to rule over all of Asia, and in this text we investigate how the Ilkhanate was run and held with the use of conversion to the local religion of Islam.
Leon Kilat
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,110. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
For more than 300 years, colonial Spain used torture and violence to impose their will on the Filipino people. All that changed in 1896 when a revolution erupted. By 1898, their fate was sealed. In the island province of Cebu, a man who was known by his alias as ‘Leon Kilat’, led the Cebuanos in an uprising that eventually gave them freedom and independence. This is the story of that uprising.
A Hot Time in the Cold War, Moscow 1967-68
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,180. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author describes what it was like living in the American Embassy in Moscow, USSR, from 1967-68 in the middle of the Cold War. He was a staff sergeant in the Defense Intelligence Agency who was also the part time editor of TWIM (This Week in Moscow) the only free press in the USSR.
Slavery on Stage: Black Stereotypes and Opportunities in Nate Salsbury’s “Black America” Show
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Following the final run of his Wild West Show, Nate Salsbury initiated a new production called "Black America." The new show, though somewhat patronizing, gave many African Americans a foot in the door for careers in show business, and increased public awareness of their many skills and talents.