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Macedonia: A Nation at a Crossroads
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 211,910. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The economy, culture, society, politics, and Balkan geopolitics of the Republic of Macedonia and its people.
Books and Divisions of the Bible
By Blair Kasfeldt
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Do you know the major divisions of the Bible? There are sub-divisions in Old and New Testament; knowing these divisions will help you understand your Bible. The "Bible" means "[the] Books" from the Greek word biblia. While we often think of the Bible as one book, it is in fact a collection of books contained in one volume.
A Brief History of Perpetual Motion
By Alf B. Meier
Price: Free! Words: 1,730. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short excursion into historic sources regarding perpetual motion...with a surprising result.
GOD'S COUNTRY
By Steven Travers
Series: HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 774,870. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
CONSERVATIVE, CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW OF HOW HISTORY FORMED THE UNITED STATES EMPIRE AND AMERICA'S MANIFEST DESTINY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
In Search of Lethality: Green Ammo and the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round
By Glenn Dean
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2010 the Army fielded new rifle ammunition to its soldiers in Afghanistan. Developed as part of a lead-free ammunition program, the new rifle bullet produced a storm of outrage from the firearms community, who derided the new ammunition as needless “green wash” at a time when troops were dying in combat. This is the story of how "green" became "more lethal".
A First Century Traveller's Guide to Palestine
By Dennis Hawkes
Price: Free! Words: 13,680. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
The 1st Century Traveller's Guide to Palestine is an ebook by Professor Hawkes that gives the reader an impression of what it was like in New Testament times. Set in the year AD 60 it covers topics such as travelling there, what to see, what people eat, cost of living, what accommodation is like etc. The book is well researched with a comprehensive bibliography
Early Railways
By Ciamar Price
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads
This is a set of short pieces about unusual early railways. The Surrey Iron Railway the first public railway, the South Devon atmospheric railway, and the North Star, the first broad gauge engine which outlived the rails it ran on. It concludes with a selection of other steam engines, as ideas for projects and further research.
Around the World for 900 Years: Watching History Happen
By George J Cole
Price: Free! Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 1 review)
Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer/commentator in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world. The commentator has to return to base occasionally, and misses a lot of the dull bits.
African American Core Values: A Guide for Everyone
By Richard Rosenfield
Price: Free! Words: 43,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A common sense plan for advancement that everyone can use...A concise survey of African American history, in the words of people who lived it...An introduction to major figures in black literature from Sojourner Truth to President Obama
A Quick Guide To Old Baldoyle
By Michael. J Hurley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book gives a short explanation of the origins of placenames in the area of the old village of Baldoyle in County Dublin, Ireland.
A Luminous Future
By Teodor Flonta
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(5.00 from 19 reviews)
The Second World War is over but the lives of the inhabitants of Lupoaia (Valley of the Wolves), a little village in Transylvania, are thrown into turmoil with the imposition of drastic, senseless changes by a new regime, intent on creating a new man for a new society. The new totalitarian government threatens to eliminate the Flonta family by declaring Teodor's father an 'enemy of the people.'
Empire and War
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.
Ninety Nine Posts
By Stan Lerner
Price: Free! Words: 122,820. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Ninety Nine Posts is a collection of blogs, by one of the world's most read bloggers, seamlessly woven together telling the story of the award winning writer's personal journey through the historical years of 2008 and 2009. At first serious journal entries, then satire, and finally the smash hits Downtown Oliver Brown, Breakfast At Bottega Louie, Road To Nowhere all in one ground breaking work.
After the Rain - How the West Lost the East
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 85,490. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
An anthology of more than 50 articles regarding the politics, economics, geopolitics and history of countries in central and eastern Europe and the Balkans.
Topsy Turvy Talk
By 20830Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,040. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The war memoirs of Count Aleksander Fredro. Known as the Polish Moliere for his very popular comedies, Fredro served under Napoleon as a staff officer of the Grande Armee. This book is his witty, truthful, and sometimes irreverent journal of his wartime years, including the fateful year 1814.
Terrorists and Freedom Fighters
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 54,570. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The history of four terrorist organizations in the Balkans and a general introduction to terrorism and freedom fighting. Also includes essays about religious co-existence in the Balkans and about pathological narcissism as a precursor to terrorism.
Revolutions for Fun and Profit!
By Ryan Shattuck
Price: Free! Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Want to start a revolution but don’t know where to begin? This guidebook is for you! Inside, you will find answers to all your questions about revolutions, including: Is it okay for revolutionaries to wear white after Labor Day? Which was more dangerous: the French Revolution or the Dance Dance Revolution? All these questions - AND MORE - will be answered in this revolutionary guidebook!
Hồi Ký Nguyễn Hiến Lê
By Danh Ba
Price: Free! Words: 292,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Năm 1935, hồi mới vào đời, làm ở Sở Thủy lợi Nam Việt, những lúc lênh đênh trên kinh rạch miền Hậu Giang, nhớ mặt nước xanh rêu của Hồ Gươm, con đê thăm thẳm của sông Nhị, tôi viết hồi kí, chép lại những hình ảnh của người thân, những vui buồn của tuổi thơ và tuổi niên thiếu. Viết được khoảng sáu trăm trang vở học trò, không có ý in thành sách mà chỉ để vài người thân đọc. Tập đó còn lại được vài
Arabian Sands, A Book Review
By Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Travel tales across the Empty Quarter of Arabia during the dangerous times of the 1940s with Engilsh explorer Wilfred Thesiger. A powerful sketch of the man and the Arab Bedouin who were his guides and friend in a hostile physical and social environment.
One Tree in the Forest - The Family of Harman William Whitney Hoffman
By C.B. Hoffman
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(4.00 from 1 review)
A family history book focusing on the direct-line ancestors and the direct descendants of Harman W. W. Hoffman. This book traces from the original immigrant to the US to the current generation of direct descendants, spanning a timeline from the 1720's to the late 1990's. Important surnames include Riggs, Kimmel, Markley, Lanning, Wheaton and others.