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Soccer By Other Means
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » Essays
All eyes are on Brazil this year as it plays host to the World Cup. 32 teams will vie to become soccer world champions. Aside from love of soccer, most of the countries playing this year have a common bond in the form of U.S. military intervention in their homelands. Sometimes for better, sometimes for worse, sometimes just because. One thing's for sure, the list is long.
20150316~17:刘仲敬深圳谈话录
Series: 刘仲敬讲座集, Book 20150316. Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
共4部分。约六万五千字。Part (1) 整理者:执经生;校对:三马兄。 Part (2)~Part (4) 整理者:三马兄。注:提问者的发言均经过精炼。封面制作:冬川豆
Odnosi Između Srbije i Crne Gore u Prošlosti
Price: Free! Words: 16,160. Language: Serbian. Published: November 2, 2013 by Nick Dogramadzi. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Nesporazumi i antagonizmi između Srbije i Crne Gore u XIX i početkom XX veka proizilaze iz činjenice da su u okviru nacionalnog korpusa postojale dve države (Srbija i Crna Gora) i tri dinastije (Karađorđevići, Obrenovići i Petrovići) koji su smatrali da njima pripada pravo i dužnost da povedu srpski narod u borbu za oslobođenje i ujedinjenje.
A First Century Traveller's Guide to Palestine
Price: Free! Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel, Nonfiction » Education & 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
The Three Great Ships of Isambard Kingdom Brunel
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.
Karamojo Bell
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Walter "Karamojo" Bell spent half his life hunting in Africa, and made a fortune from the ivory trade.
Street Furniture of the Lackagh Area
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
A record of the various items of street and road furniture to be seen in the area of Lackagh, Turloughmore, County Galway in Ireland
Books and Divisions of the Bible
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Religion & 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.
Location of Eden: A New Discovery: A Latest Geographical and Historical Study of Eden
Price: Free! Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » History » World
The Bible reveals two Edens – the spiritual Eden and the physical Eden. God, Adam, Eve and Satan all dwell in the spiritual Eden, as mythical symbols. There is also the physical Eden in which flowed rivers that continue to flow today. A careful inquiry into their sources would lead us to the actual location of Eden, the geographical entity.
Recounting Bougainville: The Japanese Counterattack
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » War
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Bougainville Campaign played a critical role in securing Allied victory in the South Pacific during World War Two, but a spirited Japanese counterattack in March 1944 threatened to dislodge American forces from the center of Bougainville Island and put the entire campaign in jeopardy. This transcribed narrative discusses the month-long attack from the perspective of a soldier who was there.
Heliopolis 1
Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Heliopolis, Egypt. Known in ancient times as 'Annu', and known in the Bible as 'On'. Heliopolis may be largely off the radar for many, but it provides the key to understanding far more of who we are, and where we come from, than many imagine. But before we can look at Heliopolis, we need to challenge the way we currently understand human prehistory.
In the Land of the Brother Leader
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2011 by Belmont Estate Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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.
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III
Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
We live in a time of crisis. In 2014, the dynamic of international affairs and tempo of events suddenly changed.But what is its nature ? Is it a second Cold War ? Or has World War III already begun and we are simply living through a ‘phony war’ ? This is an overview of the history of the new world crisis.
I Am A Submariner
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,690. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
An inside look at being an submariner, the triumphs and tragedy.
Aisha..( r.a )
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The historical view about the women who have been very beautiful.Her piety,intelligence and remarkable memory make her a notable figure in islamic history.
A Brief History of the Pilgrims
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
Who were the Pilgrims? When and why did they come to America? And who were the Puritans, the Separatists, and the Strangers? Are these terms interchangeable? This VERY short e-book will answer these questions and several others. (In the interest of full disclosure, the informational part of this e-book is ~1,000 words...But they are very informative words!!!)
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。
Oath Controversies
Price: Free! Words: 9,250. Language: Newar/Nepal Bhasa. Published: April 17, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Oath Controversies at top level attracting international attention. The book is in Nepali language. शपथ विवाद
The Mayers - Book Three Of A Series Of Short Books Recording Some Of The Family History Research Carried Out By Kath And Phil Walton
Price: Free! Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The third 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.
The Making of Operation Dumbo Drop
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Military
Jim Morris (author of War Story) published his story about the making of the Disney movie, Operation Dumbo Drop, starring Danny Glover and Ray Liotta, about the efforts of the Green Berets in transporting elephants (hence "Dumbo") via helicopter over the Vietnamese jungle while the war was going on. Pretty crazy...and based on a real event! Turns out making the movie was every bit as difficult.