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雪狮与龙(上)Snow Lion and Dragon (Part I)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
本书是在现实政治框架内,用平衡的方式对西藏问题进行剖析的一本书,重点放在参与各方的策略。采用时间线索,从帝国时期、间隔期、毛时代、后毛时代到未来。这是上半部分,即帝国时期和间隔期的西藏。
I Am A Submariner
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Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
How the Allies Won World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(1.00 from 1 review)
Free. *** Eyes Only *** Mysterious going-on with the German atom bomb.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonlight, a man finds brief moments to think his own thoughts before cracking a low ceiling back at home base.
Elizabethan Era
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Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Elizabethan Era England Life: All major aspects of life in England during Elizabethan era. Includes biography of Elizabeth I, daily life of people, crime and punishment, theaters, plays, costumes, religion and famous Elizabethan era people including Shakespeare.
The Coracle: One Man in a Tub
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Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
The Little Book of Civil War Reenacting
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Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An introduction to the world of Civil War reenacting for anyone thinking about giving it a try. The book is written and edited by a 20-year hobbyist who gives practical advice, insight, and a really good handle on what to expect in terms of costs, attitudes, opportunities and expectations. It's published just in time for the sesquicentennial celebration of the Civil War. Photos and text.
李氏族谱--Lee's family genealogy
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Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 5, 2013. Category: 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。
Liberty
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Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Presents “the making of a hero least likely,” when George Washington, in the final months of 1776, leads the bedraggled Continental Army. They are chased out of New York, down New Jersey, vomited half-naked on the Pennsylvania bank of the Delaware, then finally turn, charge...and become America. A full-length play first performed in New York, 1978.
The Alchemists: Thomas Charnock
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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)
Let's Kill the Dai Uy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
Lady In Shining Armor
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Price: Free! Words: 16,940. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
This book was written and published in 2008 during the candidacy of Hillary Clinton who aspired to become America's first woman President. Although her legendary candidacy is now history, the contents of this book is still largely relevant. The book profiles twelve women heads of government of countries around the world and shows how women have fared in executive leadership positions.
In the Land of the Brother Leader
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Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Libya's Moammar Qaddafi ran one of the most terrifying police states in the world before an armed rebel movement tore his repressive regime apart. In the Land of the Brother Leader is award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten's alterately humorous, creepy, and occasionally touching portrait of a brutalized nation just a few short years before the end of an era.
C-Cameron: Donald Cameron's Memoirs of World War II in Bomber Command
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Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In 1939, Britain declared war on Germany, and a young Canadian working at the experimental gardens in Craibstone, Scotland, voluntarily enlisted in the Royal Air Force. These are the memoirs of my late grandfather, Don Cameron, Lancaster bomber pilot with RAF Squadron 115 based at Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England. They cover his training, his active service, and his later flying with BOAC.
Footprints in Time: A Walk in Sacajawea's Moccasins
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Series: Historical Collection · Children (ages 9-12). Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,990. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography
In 1805, a young Shoshone woman named Sacajawea joined the Lewis and Clark expedition as an interpreter, and with a papoose on her back helped explore America's northwest while searching for a route to the Pacific Ocean. This time-honored true story of the hardships of the expedition, in particular that of Sacajawea and her baby, Jean-Baptist (Pomp), is retold for young readers ages 8-12.
Betrayers of the Trust
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Price: Free! Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
An American thriller novel about former NSA employees that betrayed their nation's trust.
The Unfortunate Dutchman
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Price: Free! Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
The Unfortunate Dutchman is a tale of the many trials and tribulations faced by Jacob van Kal, an employee of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), during this travels to the Far East and his return to Holland at the end of the 18th century.
The Mecca Question
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Price: Free! Words: 8,470. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by CanBooks. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The Mecca Question This 20 page booklet by Jeremy Smyth examines the section of Gibson's new book on Qur'anic Geography that claims that Mecca is not the Holy City of Islam. This is a short review of the evidence presented in the larger book. The Mecca Question is free to download, copy, and pass on t0your friends.
Trolling for Guns on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
As the Vietnam war interdiction campaign spread to North Vietnam, Laos, and eventually Cambodia, the slow moving FACs in their small prop planes began to encounter intense ground fire. It was then, in 1967, that the jet FACs began to take over in high threat areas. A former commander of the famed 8th Tac Fighter Wing Wolf FACs poignantly reminisces about these men and the mission.
Fleshing the Bones
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Price: Free! Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tips on how to write an engaging memoir or family history with examples from the family history, Moonrakers at Peace and War.