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A Brief History of Human Behaviour and How to Become an Enlightened Global Citizen
Price: Free! Words: 119,280. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Social Science » Reference
this book studiously avoids the plethora of conjectural theories and poorly substantiated opinionation on which so much psychological and sociological research depends and thrives. instead, it reverts to the bedrock evidence of human history, and prehistory as mirrored in primatology, to construct a succinct and very user friendly text which teenagers, parents and globalists can readily understand
Between the Lines
Price: Free! Words: 144,990. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(4.54 from 13 reviews)
I wrote eighty letters to my family as an eighteen year old Marine serving in Vietnam during the war. I was reunited with these letters sixteen years later. When I sat and read them, I was blown away by what I had written, and what I had not... It has taken twenty-eight years to finish this book which pained me so many times that often I could not keep at it... Finally I have finished... Peace
From Jamaica to Japan: The Diary of a Hong Kong Prisoner of War
Price: Free! Words: 113,200. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011 and represented by John Low. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the diary of Winnipeg Grenadier Tom Forsyth who enlisted on the 30th of September, 1939 at the Minto Armories. The diary catalogues Forsythe's war experiences from garrison and guard duties in Jamaica, to the defence of Hong Kong, and then as a POW.
Discover Your Medieval Roots
Price: Free! Words: 107,250. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Your name is your oldest possession. It belongs to you. Any new research discovered belongs to you. That’s why this eBook is available for FREE. Review the full surname list on, “About this Author” and share this link with family and friends. CAN A BOOK GO VIRAL? Let’s find out. Let the world know your amazing surname history.
Thinking Through the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 207,440. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » History
Thinking Through the Cold War is the first scholarly history of the RAND Corporation from its inception in at the end of World War II through the organization’s diversification from military into social welfare research and policy analysis in the 1960s and 1970s. The book uses RAND as a window on the interaction among national security and social welfare policy making in Cold War America.
Cyclopedia of Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 381,260. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics.
Constitutional History of the Western World
Price: Free! Words: 512,280. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Roman Catholic crucifix is an image of a version of Jesus who says Rome leads people to heaven. If the True Jesus says Rome is lost in heresy and leads people to perdition, then an image of version of God /Jesus who says Rome leads people to heaven is an image of a false god, and false gods are beastly as they lead people to perdition. Revelation 13 and 14 deal with the 'image of the beast.'
The Life & Character of the Seal of Prophets - Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 130,700. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The fascinating book not only highlights the various aspects of the life of Holy Prophet but also presents the prominent events and episodes in the history of Islam with solid historical testimonies.
Royal Marines Historical Time Line, Volume One
Price: Free! Words: 154,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the second Edition Volume One, based on the 'Royal-Marines.net' website. Further editions will follow yearly. The aim is to try and recall every single day of the Royal Marines 354 year history. It's an ongoing project, that will probably take several years to complete. I'm hoping that this second Edition will attract others to join in and send information that I can use.
Royal Marines Historical Time Line, Volume One. Third Edition.
Price: Free! Words: 368,590. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
This book is the Third Edition of Volume One. Based on the 'Royal-Marines.net' website. Further editions will follow yearly. The aim is to try and recall every single day of the Royal Marines 354 year history. It's an ongoing project that will probably take several years to complete. I'm hoping that this second Edition will attract others to join in and send information that I can use.
Macedonia: A Nation at a Crossroads
Price: Free! Words: 210,890. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » European
The economy, culture, society, politics, and Balkan geopolitics of the Republic of Macedonia and its people.
GOD'S COUNTRY
Series: HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 774,870. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
(1.00 from 1 review)
CONSERVATIVE, CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW OF HOW HISTORY FORMED THE UNITED STATES EMPIRE AND AMERICA'S MANIFEST DESTINY FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Children of Arnhem's Kaleidoscope
Price: Free! Words: 141,760. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
It was hot. There was sudden stillness in the late afternoon air and the surface of the small waterhole shone with unnatural smoothness. Fresh pig tracks at water's edge suggested pigs just gone. Two bubbles popped to the surface near the edge of the pool; just decaying vegetation, said my mind. I should have smelt crocodile! A story of a missionary family in remote aboriginal Australia.
Liberty Lost: America's History of Slippery Slopes
Price: Free! Words: 141,050. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What happened to the ideals of The Founders? This book first examines the philosophical basis behind those ideals ... with the realization that the concept of The United States of America has no hope of being resurrected unless those ideals are understood.
He Will Rule as God: Ancient Israel History, An Old Testament Commentary
Price: Free! Words: 162,240. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2017 by Androgynous Papers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament
On sale for short time! He Will Rule as God unveils the true history of ancient Israel and Judah. The controversial publication is an in-depth examination, but also an unbiased and objective commentary on the first fourteen books of the Old Testament.
Royal Marines Historical Time Line. Volume Two Third Edition.
Price: Free! Words: 474,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the Third Edition of Volume One. Based on the 'Royal-Marines.net' website. Further editions will follow yearly. The aim is to try and recall every single day of the Royal Marines 354 year history. It's an ongoing project that will probably take several years to complete. I'm hoping that this second Edition will attract others to join in and send information that I can use.
Two for the Cabinet
Price: Free! Words: 116,820. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography, Nonfiction » History » American
In 1981 President Ronald Reagan selected two individuals from a small Township in Southeastern Pennsylvania as members of his first cabinet. What is the story behind naming Senator Richard Schweiker and Andrew Lewis, Jr. to the cabinet? Why did they come to his attention? Why did their relationship with the President and each other affect America and change the course of history?
Deprogramer for people
Price: Free! Words: 272,880. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Screenplays » Drama
The deprogrammer, is a deprogramming manual and guide to create free thinkers, deprogram anyone willing from only able to access less than ten percent of our cerebral capacity. A game changer for all our unnecessary ubiquitous primitiveness, that will change person kinds method of thinking forever, and set a clear to pathological happiness. Make a very promising mental note, allow me to paint
Border Tales
Price: Free! Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Current affairs
A first hand journalistic account of the day to day working life of front line Customs and Border Protection officers on the Arizona Mexican border. The author is both a former journalist and a retired Customs and Border Patrol officer.
Ninety Nine Posts
Price: Free! Words: 122,820. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Ninety Nine Posts is a collection of blogs, by one of the world's most read bloggers, seamlessly woven together telling the story of the award winning writer's personal journey through the historical years of 2008 and 2009. At first serious journal entries, then satire, and finally the smash hits Downtown Oliver Brown, Breakfast At Bottega Louie, Road To Nowhere all in one ground breaking work.