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Soldier
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Price: Free! Words: 390. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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A verse of memories from a soldier. How does one feel after returning from a war zone?
Flags of the United States
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,050. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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Tells the history of how each of the State flags in the United States got their names and designs. This is an excellent book for youngsters studying American History.
Rediscovering Richard III
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,310. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
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In September 2012, archaeologists unearthed remains from a Leicester car park, covering what was once the city’s medieval Franciscan friary. After five months of waiting and exhaustive scientific tests, those bones were revealed to be those of Richard III, the infamous last Plantagenet king of England and the last English King to die in battle.
The Pencil Case
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,870. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival means an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his identity.
A Touch of Imagination: An Intelligent Traveler’s Guide to Hungary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
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Author Chris Wilkinson explores Hungary, the nation where East meets West in Europe. He takes readers on a journey through its incredible past in a series of enlightening historical and travel essays. Readers learn how Hungary has been built up, conquered and freed, torn apart and stitched together. Why it is constantly on the mend and busting open old wounds. Come along on a fascinating journey.
From the Medes to the Mullahs a history of Iran
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Series: In Brief, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
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This book offers an accessible, but comprehensive, introduction to the long and rich history of Iran. Starting around 600 bce it traces the main historical events finishing with the modern Islamic Republic of Iran. It would be of particular interest to the non-academic person who wants to understand a country that is frequently misunderstood.
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
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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 Colorful Love Affairs of Dr. Jose Rizal
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
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It fascinatingly features Jose Rizal’s romantic affairs with Segunda Katigbak, Leonor Valenzuela, Leonor Rivera, Consuelo Ortiga y Rey, Seiko Usui, Gertrude Beckett, Suzanne Jacoby, Nellie Boustead, and Josephine Bracken. Artistically and scholarly written, this book reveals the Filipino hero’s very human side. Fusing romance and history, it also tackles controversial issues about his girlfriends.
Two Voyages~There and Back One Fabulous~ the other Not So Fabulous
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Price: Free! Words: 18,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
the book describes a fabulous voyage I took from australia on the way to a working holiday in uk.. i backpacked through the uk and the continent and was one of the first backpackers to leave australia after ww2 in 1951. the return journey to australia in 1953 was a voyage that was not at all fabulous for me. both ships were migrant ships.
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
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Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
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Di Zi Gui is made or gathered from Confucius teachings. it gives us guidelines on how we should behave towards our family and friends and the moral way of life. this book is truly inspirational. I translated most of it myself. please forgive my English if you cant understand some of them. my is email is yinny2@hotmail.com. you are free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
Jacob's Courage: A Holocaust Love Story
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 288,920. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
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Jacob's Courage is a tender coming of age love story of two young adults during the Holocaust. This historical novel explores the dazzling beauty of passionate love and enduring bravery in a lurid world where the innocent are murdered. From despair, to unforgettable moments of chaste beauty, Jacob’s Courage examines a constellation of emotions during a time of incomprehensible brutality.
A Ransomed Yankee: Epic Voyage of the Whleship Milo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,290. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2009 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
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One week after Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address, on a calm morning, the Whaleship Milo sailed out of New Bedford harbor on a voyage that would impact many lives and make Civil war history. This is her story.
New Orleans Nostalgia - Ponchartrain Beach
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Price: $1.04 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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In 1928, when Harry Batt, Sr. opened Ponchartrain Beach, a New Orleans dynasty was born. Until it was shuttered for good in 1983, “The Beach” captured the imagination of generations. But now, in the mid-1950’s, while Walt Disney was just embarking on his vision of family entertainment, Harry had it all down pat at a long time ago. . . Enjoy a stroll down memory lane to a simpler time. . .
Secrets of the Sun Sects
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,600. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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An ancient solar paradigm is revealed that embraces many ancient cultures. It is shown how the pyramids and temples were used for an eco industry. When combined with mirrors, able to make glass, metals and win wars a new view is forced. The ancients were not worshipping the sun, they were using it to support their society, art and science. Evidence comes from texts, relics, proofs and demos.
Burning Sands
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,230. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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Before the catastrophic BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico all earth was threatened by the oil disaster in the Persian Gulf — over 700 oil wells were set on fire by Saddam Hussein. It was predicted it would take decades to extinguish them. This is the true story of the heroic men who set a world record in killing those wild wells in just five months and saved the earth from toxic fallout
Walking in the Footsteps of Jesus - My Sabbatical in Israel
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,360. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
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A journal with reflections covering an Episcopal priest's 28 day sabbatical in the Israel. Traveling alone and on foot most of the time, I spent 3 weeks in Jerusalem and 1 in Galilee. I also visited Bethlehem, Herodian, Qumran, Masada, and Beit Shean. I didn't find Jesus there. I had brought him with me and I felt he showed me around this place that was his earthly home.
Eccentric Explorers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
The United States Coast Guard On The Great Lakes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,920. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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At last there is one definitive volume describing its history on the Great Lakes from inception to the present. The author, Thomas P. Ostrom, served in the USCGR.
Ruff Puff : A
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,300. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Some Americans called them “Ruff-Puffs” and laughed at them. We called them our brothers and lived and fought alongside them every day in South Vietnam. These militia troops fought for freedom for their towns and families - and we fought with them. This is the story of a MAT team (5 American Army advisors) in one of the 244 Districts in South Vietnam and about our great militia counterparts.
Marching On: A General’s Tales of War and Diplomacy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,420. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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This book provides vignettes of the author's experiences that will be of great interest to anyone interested in America's involvement in world affairs beginning with World War II to the present. As seen through the eyes of a participant, General Sumner tells his "war stories" in a most politically incorrect style.