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Age of Arthur
By Cian Beirdd
Price: Free! Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: January 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(4.00 from 1 review)
Look, you have to look at this from the bright side. Rome's gone, which might mean no income, no military, and no trade for a carpenter or a craftsman at your level with the money you are used to. But it also means opportunity. The people are going to want protection. And look at you, you're young. You are tall and strong from felling trees. You can be that protection.
Muslim Inventions in the Islamic Golden Age 750-1500 AD
By Aliya Anjum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
0.5 star(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This short, crisp, easy to read account, would take you through an amazing 6,000 years of human history to trace the origins of the sciences from the ancient world (mainly Greek) through the medieval Islamic world to the modern world. It explains the contiguity in the sciences, as explained by civilizational epochs. Commendation Certificate, National Book Foundation Pakistan, 2009
Framing 9/11
By Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,750. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
In this book the reader will learn why the NIST account of Building 7's destruction at the World Trade Center is not plausible. In this book, one will learn shocking facts about the real story behind the destruction of the Twin Towers at the WTC. In this book, one will learn why the NTSB's account of what happened at the Pentagon is not tenable. In this book one will learn about what comes next.
The Huguenots Come To Ballyronan, Northern Ireland
By Hazlett Lynch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The story of how the French Huguenots came to Ballyronan, Northern Ireland, in the late seventeenth century, what they achieved, and the local connections they established. Of interest social historians and lovers of Ireland and her history.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
By Allan Cole
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
(3.00 from 1 review)
Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
Atlantis: A Karmic Memory of the Rise & Fall
By Sonny Carl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,520. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(3.00 from 1 review)
This book, Atlantis: A Karmic Memory of the Rise & Fall, is not a novel or a fictionalized story. It is a history. A history of the 3000 year reign of a place called Atlantis, based on facts as presented through Karmic Memory (memory of prior lifetimes) and channeled information. Book 1 covers the first 1000 years.
From the Shores of Morar to the Estrella
By William Norin
Price: Free! Words: 85,100. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is the tale of Scotchmen who came from the Highlands to theNew World
I Am A Southerner
By Joe C Combs 2nd
Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(3.00 from 1 review)
A short memior about what it means to be a Southerner from a Floridian's perspective.
The Huguenots in London
By Hazlett Lynch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 1 review)
A snapshot of the history of Huguenot refugees from France when they settled in London in the 17th and 18th centuries. Catholic Louis XIV had persecuted the Protestants and they were forced to flee their homes to save their lives. Many came to London, though some continued to Ireland. This story zooms in on one such central London church.
After the Bang
By Rik Zendal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
(3.00 from 1 review)
A satirical journey through religious history. From the Genesis creation myth to the Egyptian plagues and the mad commandments of Moses. The New Testament brings us to Jesus and his crucifixion and mythical resurrection. The persecution of Gnostics and the burning of heretics would lead to the bloody Crusades and the Cathar genocide.
Infantry School: A Soldier's Journal
By Jack Durish
Price: Free! Words: 39,480. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(3.00 from 1 review)
A personal memoir of training to become an infantryman and an officer during the Vietnam War era. Full of humor, pathos, and the author's personal reflections on the men he trained with and their experiences.
U.S. Marines in Battle: Al-Khafji, January 28 - February 1, 1991 - First Gulf War, Saudi Arabia, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Task Force Shepherd
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,520. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(3.00 from 1 review)
The Gulf War would be the largest deployment of Marines since the Vietnam War. It challenged the entire warfighting establishment of the Marine Corps—aviation, ground, and logistics—forcing a generation of Marines to put two decades of planning and training to the test.
To the Shores of Tripoli
By Jonathan Brazee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Historical » USA
(3.00 from 1 review)
This is an historical fiction about the US Marines and Navy during the First Barbary War. While the three protagonists are fictional characters representing all Marines who served, most of the others are actual historical figures.
A Walking Tour of Spartanburg, South Carolina
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(2.00 from 1 review)
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Spartanburg, South Carolina is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Notes from Underground: A Cold War Missileer Goes Home
By Paul Kijinski
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(2.00 from 1 review)
The author, a missile launch control officer in the waning years of the Cold War, returns to his old Air Force unit in North Dakota. His goal is to learn firsthand how today's missileers are faring in the gray environment of the post-Cold War era.
Facts, Myths, Folklore, & Fables
By Mike Davis
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
(1.00 from 1 review)
Who hasn't said, "Someday I'm going to write my life story." Most of us mean to do just that, but aren't sure where to start. Here's a guide that will give you that starting point, and a process to help you work your way through to the end. Facts, Myths, Folklore, & Fables won't tell you how to be a writer, or what to write, but it will give you a roadmap to follow as you gather the data.
The Forgotten War -- Dutch Martin Bombers
By peter dancey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(1.00 from 1 review)
One of the the first twin-engined all-metal US bombers in the inter-war years built for the USAAC was already obsolete when ordered by the Dutch KNIL to help stem the Japanese invasion of the Dutch East Indies. Not used operationally by the US This was the only time this machine used in combat and ML KNIL crews put up a courageous fight in this theate, the 'Forgotten War'. This is their story...
A Walking Tour of A Rochester, New York
By Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(1.00 from 1 review)
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Rochester, New York from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
And Bobby Makes Two
By Bob Cornell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,790. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
(1.00 from 1 review)
A different slant on the RFK assassination. We feel the masterminds behind the JFK assassination were also behind the RFK assassination. A David Morales was present at both events and we feel this is sufficient to tie both events together. Morales has publicly admitted that he was part of the group that killed JFK. If elected president, RFK said he would bring the JFK death to justice.
Queen Victoria's policing Guide 1899 - Victorian & Edwardian Manchester
By Don Hale
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
(1.00 from 1 review)
This is a fascinating Victorian Bobby's Bible - unearthed quite by accident from the archives of my great grandfather - James Wood’s - a former Royal Protection Officer from personal effects, diaries and records, which had lain hidden and unseen for over 100 years. It is a rare and valued policing guide authorised by Queen Victoria.