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Dưỡng sinh và phòng trung
By Sang Tran
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,990. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Dưỡng sinh và phòng trung là một trong những cuốn sách dưỡng sinh bổ ích: đưa ra những bí quyết, những phương pháp (thuốc thang, châm cứu, án ma , tâm dược) để chữa trị những bệnh nam nữ thường gặp, giúp con người sống dồi dào sinh lực, tinh thần phấn chấn, thành đạt trong sự nghiệp, con cái thông minh và nâng cao tuổi thọ.
Hope or Terror: Gandhi and the Other 9/11
By Michael N. Nagler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
100 years before September 11, 2001, on September 11, 1906, M.K. Gandhi officially launched the world's first Satyagraha, or strategic, nonviolent resistance campaign. In this short book, noted peace scholar Michael Nagler tells the story of the birth of Satyagraha (literally "clinging to truth") in South Africa.
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program - "Before This Decade is Out...." Personal Reflections on the Apollo Program (NASA SP-4223) by von Braun, Kranz, Lunney, Duke, Schmitt, Low, Faget, Webb
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,690. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides enlightening tales about the Apollo lunar landing program by those who were there: astronauts (Duke and Schmitt), managers and scientists (von Braun, Webb, Paine, Gilruth, Mueller, Low, Faget, Rogers, Guin).
The Jewish Connection
By Phyllis Appel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Over the centuries the Jewish people have been persecuted and had their beliefs tested in a variety of ways. The more than fifty individuals profiled in The Jewish Connection are but a few who overcame challenges to make contributions to society. The reader will gain an appreciation of Jewish history and culture by reading the stories of scientists, inventors, athletes, entertainers, and others.
Combat Diary
By Steve Oualline
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat Diary By Emmett Jackson, Sergeant,18055437 * Combat Engineer * Located and disarmed German mines * Awarded the bronze star * On the front line during the Battle of the Bulge * Crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. His story. In his own words. A powerful tail of strength and courage of an American soldier.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: The Blue Planet - Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence - Transnational Crime, Terrorism and Policing, Al Qaeda
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 99,920. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The Blue Planet: Informal International Police Networks and National Intelligence, makes a powerful argument for why the United States needs to make better use of its federal law enforcement agencies abroad as an integral part of our national counterterrorism strategy.
Ready for War - Letters Sep 1914 to Feb 1915
By Paul Middleton
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This First Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from enlistment in the London Rifle Brigade, training in the City, to Southampton and embarkation for Le Havre. After training in France, JSL describes his journey to the Ploegsteert Sector in Belgium, working three days in a week at The Barricade and building the Front Line trenches. Each letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Leading Marines - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 6-11
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual describes a leadership philosophy that reflects our traditional strengths as an institution and attempts to define the very ethos of being a Marine.
Space Shuttle NASA Mission Reports: STS-4, STS-5, and STS-6 Missions in 1982 and 1983 - Complete Technical Details of Orbiter Performance and Problems
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,130. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Astronomy
These official final orbiter mission reports issued by the NASA Johnson Space Center cover three missions in 1982 and 1983: STS-4, STS-5, and STS-6. In these thorough reports, with information and specifics not available on NASA website mission descriptions, each orbiter system is reviewed in detail along with technical information on performance and anomalies.
A Walking Tour of Abbeville, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Abbeville, South Carolina 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.
Hombres sin mujer
By Carlos Montenegro
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,710. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
Hombre sin mujer es la primera novela que aborda el tema de la homosexualidad en la literatura de habla hispana. La narrativa precisa de Carlos Montenegro describe, con detalle y tremenda brutalidad, la vida en una prisión cubana de principios XX, cuyos personajes habrán de darle forma ala tesis que informa que, ante la ausencia de mujer, todo hombre es un homosexual en potencia.
Briscoe & Conyngham of Meath
By Arthur Kavanagh
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This ebook contains a detailed history of the Briscoe & Conyngham families of Co. Meath, Ireland, from the time of their arrival in Ireland to the present day. There are also some delightful anecdotes relating to both families. The images used are generally originals.
The Battle of Cardigan / Crug Mawr (1136)
By Oliver Hayes
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The sweeping victory of the Welsh at Cardigan (Crug Mawr) was historic. It not only put the victor, Owain Gwynedd in a position to rule Wales free of English domination, it also marked the arrival on the battlefields of Europe of a new, deadly and uniquely Welsh weapon. The longbow had arrived.
A Walking Tour of Rock Hill, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 Rock Hill, South Carolina 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.
Velocity: Speed with Direction - The Professional Career of General Jerome F. O'Malley - Controversy about North Vietnam Bombing Authorization and President Nixon, the Lavelle Raids of the Vietnam War
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,410. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The life and career of Air Force General Jerome F. O'Malley is described in remarkable, vivid detail in this biography written by his friends and associates, Patrick and Aloysius Casey.
Lee Harvey Oswald’s Cold War: Why the Kennedy Assassination Should Be Reinvestigated
By Greg Parker
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,200. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Assassinations and Conspiracies
The author examines the life of Lee Harvey Oswald in the context of the Cold War climate of the times and the people who shaped and used him. Includes the solving of a precedent case along with many new revelations in the Kennedy assassination itself. The ineluctable conclusion is that Oswald was the patsy he claimed to be.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 1
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2. This ebook is converted from microfilm and is of poor quality, although over 90% legible and includes photographs taken from the site. .
Vanguard of Valor: Small Unit Actions in Afghanistan (Volume Two) - Afghan Surge, Bravo Company, Kabul Province, CERP, Bagram, Tactical Female Engagement Teams, Musahi Valley
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,620. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The present volume, Vanguard of Valor II, offers six accounts of US Soldiers at the tip of the spear during the Afghan campaign. The Combat Studies Institute's Vanguard of Valor series is intended to document small unit actions in Afghanistan.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Marine Corps Manual - Basic Publication of the United States Marine Corps (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,090. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this Marine Corps Manual is the basic publication of the United States Marine Corps issued by the Commandant of the Marine Corps and approved by the Secretary of the Navy.
Masthead Lookout
By Geoff Shelton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Masthead Lookout is a journal of personal experiences, written by Geoff Shelton whilst he was serving in the Royal Navy. He journeys as far afield as the Arctic and Crete during his stint in the Navy between 1943 and 1947. Geoff Shelton starts out on HMS Corinthian at first, and his experiences of Navy life in the positions in which he worked have been detailed here.