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'The Awakening of China': Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century
Price: Free! Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
"The Awakening of China": Western Concepts of China in the Early 20th Century' explores the reasoning behind the concept of "China's Awakening" at a time when China was weak, divided and dominated by western imperialism.
A Day in Indiana History – December
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,200. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Learn about Indiana history a day at a time. Ideal for history lovers, Day in Indiana History – December teaches the historical facts about Indiana in an easy to understand format.
We Were Soldiers Too: The Unknown Battle to Defend the Demilitarized Zone Against North Korea During the Cold War
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,720. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
READ ABOUT THE DANGEROUS JOB OF OUR SOLDIERS IN KOREA ON THE DMZ! The soldiers were responsible for enforcing the armistice agreement that ended the Korean War. The North Koreans violated it almost daily sending spies, marauders, hit squads, and ambush patrols into the southern controlled portion of the DMZ in their never-ending effort to destabilize South Korea and cause its collapse.
A Day in Indiana History – November
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
Learn about Indiana history a day at a time. Ideal for history lovers, Day in Indiana History – November teaches the historical facts about Indiana in an easy to understand format.
Harrier: Jump Jet Interdiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,790. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2016 by Digital Dreams Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Harrier has a unique place in aviation history as the most successful VTOL aircraft to date. Born from the need during the Cold War for an aircraft that could operate even if airfields had been destroyed. The Harrier has become yet another British aviation icon alongside the Spitfire and Concord.
Las Españas Antiguas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,530. Language: Spanish. Published: October 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » European
Francisco Gijón nos ofrece todo un curso de historia antigua de España: desde la prehistoria hasta la España Romana inclusive.
In the Eyes of the Beholder
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the third vignette in the non-fiction series of my childhood, nearly 60 years ago, in London, England. After my parents divorced, there was, apparently, very little money for my mother and us three children. Today, I'm not so sure about the money, because my mother managed to save enough to buy a house...
Al-Hashishiya Die Leute der Assassins
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 136,800. Language: German. Published: October 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Screenplays » History
Hassan as-Sabbah kam im 1044 in Qum, im Iran. Einer intelligenz, die höher und nach den kenntnissen gierig ist, stürzte er sich ins im lesen auf kosten seine vater verlorene herz, der einen händler daraus von gewebe machen wollte. In einem Madrasa in Ravy gesandt, wo er Omar Khayyam kennenlernte, der zukünftige persische dichter, und Abd el-Kassim,der Großwesir Nizam el-Mulk.
Early U.S. Census Records: How to Decipher Them
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Census records are a snapshot of your family and finding all of these records is an important task in researching your family history. This book reviews two case studies that will give you hints on how to decipher the early U.S census from 1790 to 1840 which are challenging to use because they list only the head of the household.
Abraham Lincoln: Ascent to Power 1840-1860
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 66,500. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln retired from politics in 1849 when he was forty to concentrate on honing his speaking and lawyering skills. He felt compelled to go back into politics when the Kansas-Nebraska Act was passed. The Lincoln Douglas debates and the election of 1860 are covered as well as the Compromise of 1850 and many of Lincoln's speeches.
The Annotations
Price: Free! Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » History » History of things
I read big so that you can read small. I know that being contemplative about life is not always beneficial as the excessive thoughts can weigh you down and take you out of the eternal moment, but I also know that reading snippets like the ones in the book help to put some of your present worries and troubles into a larger perspective. None of us can ever be too busy to wonder how to make ourselves
Pyramid Treasure
You set the price! Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Tomb raiders of the world unite! A hoe-down in Egypt tonight, for tomorrow we dig at first light. Are those wily Egyptian architects still fooling us after all these years? I think, yes. There is treasure at Giza waiting to be found. It is either high or low and not where we supposed. A few suggestions offered here and how to proceed.
La bestia e l'uomo
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: Italian. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
La storia di Paul Belloni du Chaillu, il primo uomo bianco a incontrare un gorilla. Dalle foreste del Gabon, alla Londra vittoriana eccitata dalle teorie di Darwin, all'America dei circhi delle meraviglie: la storia di un uomo che ebbe molte patrie, ma morì senza una bandiera.
Price: Free! Words: 77,230. Language: Russian. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
ЗОЛОТАЯ РОЩА Это случилось задолго до того, как мне посчастливилось открыть Асгард - золотой город с чертогами и дворцами, в которых когда-то жили боги сканди¬навских мифов.
Three Sisters at the Revolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,630. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Essay » Political
Jeff Manber reveals a very personal window into Moscow of the early 1990s as the Soviet Union was collapsing. His memoir focuses on three women, the three sisters, each of whom is overwhelmed by their new world of so many American-styled religious and political freedoms. "Three Sisters" is a riveting and controversial account that makes more understandable the Russia of today.
Двенадцатая планета. Когда боги бежали с земли
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,820. Language: Russian. Published: October 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Древние шумерские, аккадские, хеттские, вавилонские тексты скрывают в себе поразительные знания, которые вполне могут быть расшифрованы сегодня.
Robin Hood Existed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,240. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2016 by Howard. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval, Nonfiction » History » European
There might be no historical evidence for Robin Hood existing, but folklorist Michael Reuel claims it can be proven anyway by an in-depth study of the wealth of folkloric evidence available. Thanks to Reuel’s fresh and innovative study, for the first time fans of the outlaw will feel able to approach the legend without concerning themselves with the possibility that someone might have made him up.
Effective Operational Deception: Learning the Lessons of Midway and Desert Storm - World War II and the Persian Gulf War, Japanese Deception Plan Failed to Incorporate Economy of Force Principle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The successful application of military deception is guided by the principles of war and by the principles of military deception. In particular, the principles of economy of force and integration serve the operational planner by ensuring an efficient use of military deception.
Building Better Bridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This piece for people who feel abandoned and those that thought they are suffering alone and in vain. The Good Master’s reward can never be compared with whatever you are passing through now. Be encouraged. And to the youth who cannot differentiate between right and wrong between poverty and laziness to see and wake up from the slumber. The journey is too far. I implore you, wake up an
A Living Memory: Immortality for Sarra Copia Sulam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Venice contains many remarkable historical figures. One deserving recognition is Sarra Copia Sulam, a Jewish writer who was publicly attacked by the men who benefitted from her learning and generosity. The only Jewish woman to host a literary salon in the seventeenth century, Sarra overcame such censure to remain true to her faith and to produce writings that have ensured her "living memory."