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The Search for African Orality
Series: In search of human culture. Price: $30.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Africa is commonly seen as the 'oral' continent, a contrast to 'literate Europe'. The anthropologist Ruth Finnegan, building on long experience of Africa's oral arts from both documentary and first-hand field sources, queries this notion and reveals Africa as the site of both oral and literate practices, and astoundingly rich in each. Remarkably readable as well as illuminating .
Passage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
Passage is a gripping story of murder, war, and intrigue. A baby girl is dropped off at an orphanage with prior adoption arrangements. Death steals the planned future of the child and replaces it with bleakness, abuse, and neglect,yet,the child manages to survive into a young woman with hope.
Malaysia in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Malay Cultural Orientation: Anwar Ibrahim, History Timeline, Politics and Government, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,520. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Malaysia.
Swimming With Katrina
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This is a first hand, non-fiction account of the Author's experience as he witnessed and survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Responsibility of Command: How UN and NATO Commanders Influenced Airpower over Bosnia - History of the Bosnia War, Operation Deny Flight, Srebrenica
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
This book examines the role that theater-level commanders in the UN and NATO played in influencing the use of airpower over Bosnia between the spring of 1993 and the end of 1995. It also uncovers factors explaining why top UN and NATO commanders in the region acted as they did.
A Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot Murders His Wife
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,900. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Military
Wayne Lonergan was charged with first-degree murder after his wife was found dead of bludgeoning/strangling on a Sunday morning in late October 1943. An heiress to a beer fortune Patricia Burton Lonergan was buried in Brooklyn during the time that Lonergan was being interrogated for nearly 80 hours. There are many questions as to whether Lonergan was guilty. He was paroled from Sing Sing in 1967.
Echoes of the Ashanti Empire Part 1
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This research publication is the part one in a series about the Ashanti people, Kingdom and Empire. This research publication examines the origins of the Ashanti people of modern-day Ghana (formerly known as the Gold Coast). This research publication also examines the origins of the Ashanti Kingdom and the powerful Empire.
Covered Bridges of the South
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers. Descriptions to all of the Southern States of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia's 66 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, including Color Photographs. GPS and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges and the various Truss Types. Recommended tours of each state.
E-10A MC2A Systems Engineering Case Study - The E-10 Story, Systems Engineering Principles, Multi-role Military Aircraft for AWACS Duty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the E-10A MC2A program. The Northrop Grumman E-10 MC2A was planned as a multi-role military aircraft.
Our Story: African Americans in Literature
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,320. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
African Americans in Literature is the first in the Our Story series leading up to Black History Month. There's more to Black history than slavery . The Our Story series will explore the contributions African Americans have made in various arenas of American life. In particular, African Americans in Literature will introduce the reader to the luminaries of the Harlem Renaissance.
Top Nicknames of US Cities
Price: Free! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Nickname of Top 50 US Cities. Cities do not always go by their official names. In fact, many have their own nicknames, some of them even being official nicknames.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Navy Planning - Navy Warfare Publication NWP 5-01
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps / Navy manual is the foundation for Navy planning. It establishes doctrine and puts forward the fundamental principles to guide planning within the framework of service, joint, or multinational operations. It supersedes NWP 5-01(A), Naval Operational Planning.
Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada 1966-67 Remembered
Series: Photo Albums, Book 7 · Historical Photographs Nain-Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland & Labrador, Canada · Volunteering - Voluntary Service Overseas - VSO. Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
A unique collection of 50 photographs, letters, magazine articles and children's schoolwork by Patricia Taylor, Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) teacher who lived and worked in the Nain-Nunatsiavut community 1966-67.
So Many, So Much, So Far, So Fast - U.S. Transportation Command and Strategic Deployment for Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm, Airlift, Sealift, Overland Transport
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,890. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic mobility, the capability to transport military forces rapidly across intercontinental distances into an operational theater, lies at the heart of US military strategy. Nowhere has the importance of strategic mobility been more evident than in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm, the military response to the Iraqi seizure of Kuwait.
A Walking Tour of Jamestown, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Jamestown, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Stopping Mass Killings in Africa: Genocide, Airpower, and Intervention - Somalia, Rwanda, Hutus and Tutsis, Ivory Coast
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph seeks to contribute to the urgent task of developing realistic strategies for preventing and stopping genocide and mass killings. Neither humanitarian operations in a passive environment nor combat operations serve as appropriate models for interventions geared specifically at stopping genocide.
Look Up, Binghamton! A Walking Tour of Binghamton, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Binghamton, New York from is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Radha Theke Poschimbongo - A journey Through Four Millenium
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of Bangladesh (Bengal) along with other Bengali speaking areas of India from epic ages to twentieth century.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force DoD Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) System, Aerial Event Policy and Procedures, Munitions Requirements for Aircrew Training
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,410. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three U.S. Air Force documents are included in this unique ebook compilation: Air Force DoD Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) System, Aerial Event Policy and Procedures, Munitions Requirements for Aircrew Training
Warcrimes of the Waffen-SS
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012 by Sascha von Bornheim. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
From Wola to Malmedy, this book details some of the worst atrocities on both the Eastern and Western Fronts committed by these human war machines.