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Esta brava e estoica gente das Gerais
Price: Free! Words: 24,050. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Genealogy and history of two connected families in Minas Gerais, Brazil. In Portuguese only. Anotações genealógicas sobre dois troncos mineiros.
The Alchemists: Thomas Charnock
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
Intended to be the first in a series of short publications dealing with alchemy and the alchemists this is the biography of Thomas Charnock (1524,6 - 1581)
HMS Glowworm And HMS Jervis Bay
Price: Free! Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
A short introduction to two stories of navy heroism in World War Two. At the start of the war, HMS Glowworm took on the much larger German Battleship Admiral Hipper. HMS Jervis Bay, a converted liner, was the convoy escort for convoy HX84, which was ambushed by the Pocket Battleship Admiral Scheer. Both actions were awarded the Victoria Cross for extreme valour.
李氏族谱--Lee's family genealogy
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
这是广东佛山南海九江李蘭桂堂完整一脉的《李氏族谱》,欢迎世叔伯兄弟姐妹宗亲们,百川归海、万叶连根,愿李氏这棵参天大树继续兴旺发展。
A Pictorial History of Óglaigh na hÉireann, The Defence Forces of Ireland
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
A very brief history of Ireland's Defence Forces. The tradition of service and loyalty, that runs as a theme throughout our history, was set by the Volunteers in 1913 and is continued to this day in the modern Defence Forces. Our history is in essence a history of the State.
Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal
Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » War
(3.00 from 1 review)
A personal memoir of training to become an infantryman and an officer during the Vietnam War era. Full of humor, pathos, and the author's personal reflections on the men he trained with and their experiences.
Helith - An Anglo-Saxon Pagan Deity
Price: Free! Words: 7,200. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A free eBook by Swain Wodening and GardenStone. The names Helia, Heile, Helið and Helith are recorded in several medieval and later publications as names for a pagan deity who was venerated in the southwest of early Anglo-Saxon England. This publication gives a fair overview on what is known about this pagan god.
The World of Lady Lazarus
Price: Free! Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011 by Five Tigers Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Michele Lang is the author of the acclaimed LADY LAZARUS historical fantasy series from Tor. In this little guide, you will find a window into the historical and metaphysical context for the series – the intense, fascinating café culture of Budapest in the 1930s. A non-fiction collection of information and essays to complement the fantasy series.
1s Upon A Time
Price: Free! Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Mathematics
(4.00 from 1 review)
For those who hate numbers; and those who like them. Are numbers weird, annoying things that don't mean much? And where did they come from anyway? We don't learn the history of numbers in Math class. This gives them an unreal image that confuses a lot of people. But they came from somewhere for a reason and it helps to know where. This is a short article about the invention of 1, long, long ago.
The Coracle: One Man in a Tub
Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
My introduction to the coracle was not the most promising, I grant you, just a joke email from a bored colleague. But, apparently, it was all I needed. Because, it’s not just racing down a river in a glorified snow sled, shield, or basket, but a journey through such wild territories as Welsh Indians, cadavers, poaching, and sheep wrasslin’, just to name a few.
Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard - Beknopte geschiedenis van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij
Price: Free! Words: 7,650. Language: Dutch. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fisheries & Aquaculture
De tekst geeft een beknopt overzicht van de ontwikkeling van de Groninger kust- en zeevisserij en kwam tot stand in het kader van de wisselexpositie 'Van Lauwerzee tot Dollard' van het Visserijmuseum Zoutkamp.
走出毛泽东的阴影(第4章 墓地)Out of Mao's Shadow (Tombs)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
节选自潘公凯所著,上榜《经济学人》和《华盛顿邮报》“年度最佳图书”。本书的副标题是《寻找新中国的灵魂》
Invade America!
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Fact, not fiction. A sea captain describes destroying American coastal forts and landing a British army to seize the White House. This concise history begins "Captain Striver" ($2.99), a book that reveals how one man beat impossible odds and family disgrace to create convict Australia's first Free Settlement, blueprint for the nation known today.
Be A Rational Pessimist
Price: Free! Words: 47,760. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Rational Pessimists are realists. Rational pessimism stems from two truths. Man is powerless in the face of nature. Second, human nature has changed for the worse. Satanic traits like greed, arrogance, have spread like wildfire while Godly traits like compassion, honesty, is declining day by day. This book also seeks to make the readers “Rational P
British Hang Gliding History 'The Golden Years from 1971 to 1981'.
Price: Free! Words: 17,020. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
British Hang Gliding History. The Golden Years from 1971 to 1981 by Terry Aspinall
Memoirs of World War II
Price: Free! Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
Based on the letters written to his wife between August 1942 and June 1945, this memoir is an account of the author's experiences as a Counter-Intelligence Corp officer attached to the US Army VIIth Corp, including mobilisation in England, invasion of Normandy on D-Day +1, the liberation of Paris, the Battle of the Bulge, and the fight across Germany to Leipzig at the end of the war in Europe.
The Frank Jay Raven Story
Price: Free! Words: 18,860. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 1 review)
The story behind the man Time Magazine credited as levying “the most severe blow to American business prestige in China since the founding of the [Shanghai] International Settlement in 1843” – Frank Raven.
On the Hunt in Baghdad
Price: Free! Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this classic riveting dispatch from Iraq, award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with a unit of battle-hardened American soldiers as they hunt the elusive terrorist commander Haji Jawad—who wore a suicide vest wherever he went—in the fetid slums of Sadr City, Baghdad, at midnight.
How the Allies Won World War II
Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(1.00 from 1 review)
Free. *** Eyes Only *** Mysterious going-on with the German atom bomb.
The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.