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A Walking Tour of Rome, New York
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: February 1, 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 Rome, 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.
The Increasing Popularity of China Stamps
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Stamps, Nonfiction » History » Asian
A short article analyzing the reasons behind the increasing demand of China stamps in the market in recent years. This is part of a newly-published book on the same topic.
RN Aircraft Carriers -- A History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book traces the evoultion of the aircraft carrier from the early seaplane carriers, the warships with their flying-off platforms, to the first purpose flattops with flight-decks. Rapid WW II development fleet carriers, light fleet carriers, escort vessels, WW II carriers operation, Korean, other conflicts. Jets and the changes they brought. V/STOL the ski-jump,and vessels for the new century
Optimus Vice
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 11,840. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Christianity in its latter days has become an organization entailing a two pronged class groups, those who have chosen the Bible as their final authority and those who have been made by other men to believe that man is final authority in Bible interpretation. For the sake of simplicity, I shall refer to the first group as "Bible believing Christians."
A Walking Tour of Kingston, Rhode Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: February 13, 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 Kingston, Rhode Island 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.
A Walking Tour of North Adams, Massachusetts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,720. Language: English. Published: February 15, 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 North Adams, Massachusetts 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.
US Warplanes for the 21st Century
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,770. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book details the numerous warplanes -- some already in front-line service such as the F/A-22 Raptor and Strike Eagle and latest F-16 variants, and revoluniotnary new designs still in the proposal or development stage. Such as the Boeing FB-22 fighter-bomber, the new global transport to replace the C-17 and the Boeing AL-1 airborne laser for 'Star Wars. New designs for the new century
Women in the Book Trade: Three Women Publishers of the Nineteenth & Twentieth Centuries
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Publishing » Playwriting, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book profiles three women publishers at three women's presses: Emily Faithfull at the Victoria Press in the nineteenth century, and Lilian Mohin at Onlywomen Press and Sue Butterworth at Silver Moon Books in the twentieth century. For the reader interested in printing by women as well as publishing by women this book provides an account of those experiences also.
American X-Vehicles, An Inventory from X-1 to X-50 - NACA, NASA, Air Force Experimental Airplanes and Spacecraft (NASA SP-2003-4531)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive survey of America's experimental aircraft from the pathfinding supersonic X-1 to the X-50.
Havasu Palms, A Hostile Takeover
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » North America
The true story of one hard working pioneering family in the 20th century, and how their life’s work was stolen – a theft sanctioned by the United States Government and the Chemehuevi Indian Tribe. Includes over 70 photographs.
A Walking Tour of New London, Connecticut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,430. Language: English. Published: March 2, 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 New London, Connecticut 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.
A Walking Tour of Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: February 13, 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 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 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.
The Yates - Book Five Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Phil Walton
Price: Free! Words: 6,380. Language: British English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The fifth in a series of short books which recording the Walton family as researched by Phil Walton. Most of the ancestors are from North Staffordshire or South Cheshire.
Sandro Botticelli And Simonetta Vespucci In Renaissance Florence, Italy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
The details of Simonetta Vespucci's life have been obscured in many respects by a litany of romantic works in the years after her very untimely death at age 23. She was revered by Florentines after she wed a member of the Vespucci family and relocated south of her home in Genoa. Numerous men idolized her including the Medici brothers and the artist who painted her most notably, Sandro Botticelli.
Modern US Warplanes -- Book 4
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The penultimate book in this series the F-117 stealth fighter developments for the new millennium the P-3 Orion sub-hunter new role for the 21st Century plus a detailed history of the Predator UAV from its introduction following the CIA-sponsored UAV its horrndous attrition rate deemed acceptable and its maturity into an armed attack plane since its introduction. DarkStar that led to Global Hawk
A Walking Tour of Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: February 8, 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 Lancaster, Pennsylvania 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.
The Royal Aerospace Establishment RAE - A History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the inter-war period airplanes went to RAF (RAE) Martleshsm Heath near Ipswich. At the same two RAF Squadrons at Martlesham were allocated to the testing and evaluation of new weapons as well as airplanes. Later the RAE was moved to RAE Farnborough were the Royal Aircraft Factory were building their Be, Fe Se designs then dedicated to testing only RAE moved to Boscombe Down as RAE, DRA QuinteQ
Dornier's Do X 'Giant' flying-boat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The Dornier Do X 'Giant' skimmed along the surface of Lake Constance during its first take-off this historical event occurred at 9.38 am on 12 July 1929. Now all twelve Bristol Jupiter engines were running as the 'boat crossed the lake and after only a 500m take-off run it was 5m above the water Not all subsequent flights were as successful and on one occasion the 'Giant' failed to take-off!?
A Walking Tour of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: January 29, 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 Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 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.
History of Christmases Past
Series: History Events, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,430. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Christmas & Advent, Nonfiction » History » Social history
A collection of historical information about the traditions of Christmas through the centuries, including the religious aspects, decorations, games, food and plays.