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Crime and Punishment in Victorian Edinburgh
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Price: $1.40 USD. Words: 25,190. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
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A selection of true crimes, punishments and court cases from Edinburgh in the Victorian era, giving a mixture of humorous, harrowing and strange accounts of Victorian crime in this city.
The Knights Templar - Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis?
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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The Knights Templar – Medieval Cult or Modern Nemesis? -- History of this famous group and the organizations that claim descent from them. Were they really destroyed in the fourteenth century or do they survive and even prosper to this day? Who are their descendants? Are there ties to the Nazis and the Mormon Church? A must-read for anyone interested in conspiracies or the occult.
Antidisestablishmentarianism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 210,950. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science
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The Bible is a Book of Science Secular Humanism is a Religion of Mythology Antidisestablishmentarianism As the title of a book it is a little cumbersome, a little intimidating, except that it's absolutely essential to the discussion of Secular Humanism as America's Established religion and how we can disestablish it.
The Roots of Reno
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
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Reno was truly Hell on Wheels in the 1920’s. The rest of the nation considered the town Sodom and Gomorra, but that’s only half the truth. Reno offered everything in the way of adult entertainment, from speakeasy’s and houses of ill-repute, to open gaming – legal or not. And it took plenty of sins by the founding fathers to make Reno “The biggest little city in the world.”
Outpost A Doctor on the Divide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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This book recounts the story of "The Doctor". Gweneth Wisewould gives a personal historical view of the people, their lives and illnesses, the beauty and ferocity of the local environment and great difficulties being the sole doctor practising in all weathers and harsh conditions. She forsake personal wealth to give her life to treat her patients in the Australian community in Central Victoria.
Dirty Money
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Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 10 · Opinions and essays, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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In this brief history of banking, the author traces the shadow of corruption that has followed the banking industry throughout recorded history accompanied by lavish illustrations.
A Kentucky Cuckoo's Egg: The Clay-Randolph Duel of 1826
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Price: Free! Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
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A Kentucky Cuckoo’s Egg is a 2500 word history short about the duel between Secretary of State Henry Clay and Senator John Randolph in 1826. It also delves into the history of dueling generally and specifically in Virginia. Who died, who lived, and who showed up to duel in a white bathrobe? Find out by downloading now! (www.katecooch.com)
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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An autobiographical memoir of service in the Rangers and First Special Service Force a/k/a "The Devils Brigade" in World War II. A link to a private photo collection from WWII is included.
Population - Dandelion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by DarkGate. Category: Essay » Sociology
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Population - Dandelion is an essay about movements that are against the social structures whether it be government, organizations, schools or religion. These social structures also referred to as machines are designed to control people through the concept of panopticism (described by Michael Foucault). The essay focuses on a culture with a message (Hippies, flower children) and how they set out...
Przebudzenie Cheopsa
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: Polish. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
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Z książki dowiesz się dlaczego budowana została Wielka Piramida w Egipcie i jakie może mieć znaczenie dla naszych czasów szczególnie w kontekście zagrożeń przewidzianych na grudzień 2012 roku.
Amazing Americans: High-Interest Short Stories from America's Past
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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Twenty-one high interest true short stories that feature exciting personalities from America’s past. Each personality made unique contributions to America, and their stories are recounted in exciting terms.
The Perfect Dictator Manual
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Price: Free! Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
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The Perfect Dictator Manual is a shocking, revealing and interesting book. The author strips off myths and legends the personalities of the most sinister dictators: Lenin, Stalin, Mussolini, Hitler, Mao, Pol Pot, or Ceausescu. At the same time, the functioning mechanisms of tyrannical regimes are highlighted. In other words, it is an essay on dictators, dictatorships and their true nature.
Around the World for 900 Years: Watching History Happen
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Price: Free! Words: 47,250. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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Cole's history is World News, reported as it happens by a roving observer/commentator in an imaginary space station drifting around the Earth for 900 years. He observes interesting events that are happening about the same time in different parts of the world. The commentator has to return to base occasionally, and misses a lot of the dull bits.
Wildomar Cemetery History
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Price: Free! Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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Wildomar Cemetery, located at 21400 Palomar Street in the city of Wildomar, Riverside County, California, has been steeped in lore since it was established over 114 years ago in 1898. The author has traced the beginnings and outlines the major events to affect the cemetery. Information concerning burials of early settlers is included along with other interesting facts, discrepancies and mysteries.
The Deluge
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Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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Is it possible everything we are told about the history of humanity is wrong? The Deluge - part 1 explores the questions around what really happened at the end of the last ice age and the flood myths that have influenced our understanding of who we are and where we come from.
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
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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.
Recollections of a WW II Coast Guardsman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
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A series of short stories recollected by Jim Jesson who served in the US Coast Guard in World War II. These are actual events in Coast Guard history with the dates, places, and statistics recalled to the best of Jim’s memory. Identities, names and places may be changed.
Solitary: The History and Current Reality of Torture as a Means of Social Control Within Prisons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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Why is solitary confinement, known to cause a mental state akin to psychosis, widely used in contemporary prisons? Solitary's powerful psychological effects make it a unique tool for exerting social control. This history argues that CIA "brainwashing" research of the 1950s may have influenced the design of isolation units in American prisons today.
A Silver Ring Crafted In World War II
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Price: Free! Words: 1,080. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
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A ring can be made from a coin by tapping with a spoon. That's what my father witnessed while guarding German POWs during World War II. He told me a story about that and I'm sharing it here. When my father died I was struck by the thought that when a man dies his stories die with him unless someone writes them down.
Burma, Her Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,920. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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This is the true story of an air force fighter pilot who illegally smuggles his fallen friend's pet dachshund, named Burma, home to his parents across the Pacific Theater during WWII.