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Books and Divisions of the Bible by Blair Kasfeldt
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Do you know the major divisions of the Bible? There are sub-divisions in Old and New Testament; knowing these divisions will help you understand your Bible. The "Bible" means "[the] Books" from the Greek word biblia. While we often think of the Bible as one book, it is in fact a collection of books contained in one volume.
The Three Great Ships of Isambard Kingdom Brunel by Ciamar Price
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ship building industry, Nonfiction » History » European
During his career, Isambard Kingdom Brunel built three ships. Each was the largest vessel of their time when launched, and each represented a technological leap forward in ship design. These pieces were originally written for learning packs about historic engineering, and designed as a summary and introduction to the ships. Download the ebook free here.
A First Century Traveller's Guide to Palestine by Dennis Hawkes
Price: Free! Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- General
The 1st Century Traveller's Guide to Palestine is an ebook by Professor Hawkes that gives the reader an impression of what it was like in New Testament times. Set in the year AD 60 it covers topics such as travelling there, what to see, what people eat, cost of living, what accommodation is like etc. The book is well researched with a comprehensive bibliography
In Search of Lethality: Green Ammo and the M855A1 Enhanced Performance Round by Glenn Dean
You set the price! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Inventions(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2010 the Army fielded new rifle ammunition to its soldiers in Afghanistan. Developed as part of a lead-free ammunition program, the new rifle bullet produced a storm of outrage from the firearms community, who derided the new ammunition as needless “green wash” at a time when troops were dying in combat. This is the story of how "green" became "more lethal".
A Brief History of Perpetual Motion by Alf B. Meier
Price: Free! Words: 1,720. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » History » World(4.33 from 3 reviews)
A short excursion into historic sources regarding perpetual motion...with a surprising result.
Early Railways by Ciamar Price
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 4,220. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » History of things
This is a set of short pieces about unusual early railways. The Surrey Iron Railway the first public railway, the South Devon atmospheric railway, and the North Star, the first broad gauge engine which outlived the rails it ran on. It concludes with a selection of other steam engines, as ideas for projects and further research.
Hitler's Theory - An Analysis of Mein Kampf (Part 2) by Isuru Abeysinghe
Series: An Analysis of Mein Kampf, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » War
The first book analyzed the early parts of the book within the context of logical deconstruction. This second book continues to consider the work of Hitler but this time on a physiological level. The book described Hitler's main theories and driving ideas which led to the rise of the NAZI regime surrounding the second world war.
Arabian Sands, A Book Review by Mary Jo Kelly Wilhelm
Price: Free! Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Travel tales across the Empty Quarter of Arabia during the dangerous times of the 1940s with Engilsh explorer Wilfred Thesiger. A powerful sketch of the man and the Arab Bedouin who were his guides and friend in a hostile physical and social environment.
One Tree in the Forest - The Family of Harman William Whitney Hoffman by C.B. Hoffman
Price: Free! Words: 8,550. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy(4.00 from 1 review)
A family history book focusing on the direct-line ancestors and the direct descendants of Harman W. W. Hoffman. This book traces from the original immigrant to the US to the current generation of direct descendants, spanning a timeline from the 1720's to the late 1990's. Important surnames include Riggs, Kimmel, Markley, Lanning, Wheaton and others.
RCAF Operational Training Unit 32 & 6 1944 - 1945 by John Low
Price: Free! Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2011 and represented by Ebook Launch. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
Operational Training Unit 32 & 6 were part of the British Commonwealth Air Training Plan. These are the photographs of the pilot, navigator and wireless air gunner courses. The names of the individuals are listed from left to right under each photo along with course details.
A Quick Guide To Old Baldoyle by Michael J. Hurley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book gives a short explanation of the origins of placenames in the area of the old village of Baldoyle in County Dublin, Ireland.
Raid Night by Michael J. Totten
Price: Free! Words: 3,050. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Award-winning foreign correspondent Michael J. Totten embeds with U.S. Army soldiers in Baghdad during the Surge. They were sent out as bait to lure an insurgent commander, but instead find themselves stalked in the dark by a shadowy faceless militia.
Hitler's Youth - An Analysis of Mein Kampf by Isuru Abeysinghe
Series: An Analysis of Mein Kampf, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,610. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights(4.00 from 1 review)
A critical analysis of Mien Kampf, the doctrine of the NAZI regime in wartime Germany.
激辩毛泽东的复活 Yizhe Collection: Debate on Mao's Revival by Zhe Yi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
C-Cameron: Donald Cameron's Memoirs of World War II in Bomber Command by Graeme Boocock
Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military(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.
The Mecca Question by Jeremy Smyth
Price: Free! Words: 8,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013 by CanBooks. Categories: 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 to your friends.
A Grandfather's Legacy by Joe C Combs 2nd
Series: Growing Up Southern. Price: Free! Words: 1,210. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A story about a families sacrifice during the civil war and the funny conclusion that makes their abolitionists sacrifices moot.
Great Western Railway by Ciamar Price
Series: Age of Engineering, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Ragged Angel Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads, Nonfiction » History » Reference
Designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, the Great Western Railway was one of the fastest and most efficient of its time. This is a brief 5,000 word article on the achievements and history of the GWR, designed as an introduction for children or quick reference for older readers. Available free to download, or read online.