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A Collection of English Editorials by a Chinese Editor-in-Chief
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 69,210. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Chinese is a very difficult language to the Westerners, so is English to the Chinese. Over 70 years ago, Sun, Jui-chin was a Chinese journalist who was appointed as a director and editor-in-chief from October 1945 to September 1946. This book contains 72 editorials.
The Colorful Love Affairs of Dr. Jose Rizal
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Big Issues in Ethics – A Philosophical Enquiry
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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Without applying our philosophy, how could we evaluate just and workable laws for society to live by? How would we discuss our morality and ethics and apply them for the benefit of humankind? How would we decide how to behave, so we may do the least harm to each other – and to other living species? Join philosopher Janet Cameron as she examines various aspects of ethical philosophy.
dMAC Digest Vol 7 No 1A - History Behind the Lindisfarne Gospels
Price: Free! Words: 11,930. Language: Australian English. Published: June 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
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We trace the history surrounding The Lindisfarne Gospels, one of the world’s greatest masterpieces of Latin calligraphy and illumination; from when it was written at the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, through the Viking attacks, to its current resting place in the British Library.
The Tragedy of Minnie McGee
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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A portrait of the first woman sentenced to the death penalty on Prince Edward Island. The author delves into the mindset of Minnie McGee , the terrible consequences and her life after incarceration.
Tour Bangkok Legacies - New Discoveries Of Old Treasures
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,420. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » History » Social history
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Tour Bangkok Legacies is an e-guide book, a do-it-yourself travel guide complete with background information on people, places, maps and directions to help independent travelers discover places off the usual tourist circuit and see the city from a different perspective.
History's Greatest Deceptions and Confidence Scams
Price: $4.99 $1.50 USD. (70% off until July 16!) Words: 63,480. Language: British English. Published: April 3, 2018 by Rodger & Laz Publishing S.E.N.C.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » World
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Throughout history, there have always been fraudsters and tricksters ready and willing to part people and their money with smooth talking and tall tales, but the first formally recorded “confidence trick” was uniquely American in its origins and set the bar for both simplicity and sheer guts, both hallmarks of the most successful frauds ever perpetrated. This is a story of some of the greatest.
Two Voyages~There and Back One Fabulous~ the other Not So Fabulous
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,880. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Cruises, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(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.
The Star Spangled Banner
Price: Free! Words: 15,060. Language: British English. Published: August 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
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The national anthem of the United States of America is probably one of the most recognized tunes in the world, yet the meaning of the words is largely a mystery, even to those who know them. The story of how and why the anthem came to be written and why it has the words it does is the story of a doctor and a lawyer caught up in a war within a greater war that rocked the very foundations of Europe.
From the Heart: Love Stories and Letters from the Civil War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,070. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Award-winning historical fiction author Jessica James has gathered some of the most poignant love letters from the Civil War and put them in this short e-book for all to see. Read the heartfelt words of some of the Civil War's most renowned warriors including JEB Stuart, Stonewall Jackson and George Pickett.
Man Beheaded; Dentist Sought: The True Crime of Richard M. Brumfield
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #7. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
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Was the dentist Richard Brumfield mad? Or a criminal mastermind? Here's a true crime story that has it all: Poisoning, shooting, dynamite, a faked death and a real one, a mutilated corpse, a dark woman, a mystery package, a manhunt, a suicide attempt, an attempted jail break, dogged deputies, a determined prosecutor and the ever-heroic Royal Northwest Mounted Police who always get their man.
Gilding the Coucal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,460. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
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From his parents loving arms to command of a US Navy submarine rescue ship, Lt. Commander James W. Gibson takes readers on an E-ticket ride to distant ports while rescuing hapless boaters at peril in the open ocean and eradicating starfish destroying fragile coral reefs. In Gilding the Coucal, he describes training as a US Navy Deep Diver, an Engineman, Fireman and in all stations of command.
A Brief History of the Pilgrims
Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
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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!!!)
The Valiant Soldier
Series: Poetry, Book 43 · Most Downloaded · Hot Picks · Freebies, Book 136. Price: Free! Words: 790. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Fiction » Poetry » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
For my grandfather and all of those who, like him, served bravely in the military, giving their all to fulfill sense of duty.
The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart - Ground Zero 02: Tsunami and Worse
Series: The Voice of Fukushima: A Cry from the Heart. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,290. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
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Unaware that the M 9.0 megaquake of March 11, 2011 was just the beginning of it all Yogan Baum narrowly escapes the ensuing tsunami. In search of his wife he slowly realizes the really bad news is still to come. Next morning the north-flying Chinooks overhead tell their own story. Reunited to his wife the flight from Fukushima is on. Japan is on the brink and the whole world is watching Dai-ichi.
From A Blood-Red Sea: The Last Voyage of Daniel Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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The true survival story of a US sailor who, in 1824, was shipwrecked in shark-infested waters, brutally attacked by pirates, and forced to endure an epic journey across land and sea in a desperate effort to escape from the pirates, to reach civilization, and to find a way home. For fans of "The Revenant" and "In the Heart of the Sea".
The Boer Wars - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Africa
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The Anglo-Boer Wars will introduce you to, one of the Victorian Wars of the British Empire. A bite size comprehensive account of the two Anglo-Boer Wars fought between 1880-1881 and 1899-1902. A fascinating tale of one of the bloodiest and expensive wars for over a century, which pitted the two Boer Republics of South Africa against the might of the British Empire
The Sleepwalking Slasher: The True Crime of Samuel J. Keelor
Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » American
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Early one winter morning in 1903, Ohio laborer Sam Keelor awoke with a bloody cooper's hammer in his hand and his pretty young wife Bertha dead in their marriage bed next to him. He panicked and decided to get rid of the body, but cutting his pretty wife up into portable pieces proved to be more work than he bargained for, so he opted to cut his own throat instead. He made a mess of that, too.
Brush Creek Chronicles: The Family of John and Elizabeth Akin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 161,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
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This genealogy of John Akin and his wife Elizabeth “Betsy” McKinney, who settled in Green County, Kentucky, in the early 1800s, reflects the events of American history from the time of the frontier to the post-World War II era and across eight generations. Biographical sketches of John and Betsy, their parents, grandparents, and over 800 descendants present the family’s history.
Andrew's Angels: A Volunteer's Story of Hurricane Andrew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,330. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » American
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Hurricane Andrew struck South Florida in August 1992. At the time, it was the most destructive hurricane in U.S. history. Nancy Pelletier was one of many Red Cross volunteers who felt called to do whatever they could to ease the suffering. This is the moving story of the horrendous destruction she witnessed, the grateful people she aided, and the lifelong friends she made. With photos.