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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."
Transformational Leaders and Doctrine in an Age of Peace: Searching for a Tamer Billy Mitchell - John Lejeune, Marine Corps Commandant, Admiral William Moffett, Fundamentally Redefining Air Doctrine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study is about three interwar transformational American military leaders: Maj Gen John A. Lejeune, Marine Corps Commandant; Admiral William A. Moffett; and William "Billy" Mitchell. This 20-year interlude between the world wars marked a time of great social, economic, political, and technological change in the developed world.
Flight of A Hell Hawk: The Autobiography of Edward J. Lopez, WWII Fighter Pilot
Price: Free! Words: 56,160. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 by Steve Silkin. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
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Edward Lopez grew up in Los Angeles in the 1920s and '30s; a Latino scamp sneaking into movies, riding bikes--like all the other kids. He spent a year with family in New Mexico, learning the cowboy life on a ranch. Then World War II came and soon he was a fighter pilot in dogfights and bombings that would help Gen. Patton's Third Army advance into Germany and fight the Battle of the Bulge.
Şanlı Lozan Tarihi
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 44,030. Language: Turkish. Published: September 30, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Lozan Barış Antlaşması, Türk Ulusu’nun yaşamsal haklarını ve amaçlarını gerçekleştiren bir siyaset abidesi ve muazzam bir diplomatik zaferdir. Lozan Antlaşması‘yla da bu askeri zafer, diplomatik bir başarıya dönüştürülmüş ve yeni Türk Devleti’nin kuruluşu dünyaya ilan edilmiştir.
John A. Lejeune, The Marine Corps' Greatest Strategic Leader - USMC Commandant, Amphibious and Expeditionary Warfare, Military After World War I, Greatest of All Leathernecks, Marine's Marine
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,500. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During his tenure as Commandant, General Lejeune would make visionary decisions that not only changed the culture of the Marine Corps, but would also lay the foundation for the development of amphibious warfare that set the groundwork for the successes enjoyed during World War II and beyond. His far reaching actions are still felt in the Marine Corps today.
China – The New Superpower
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
Who will be the next Superpower? Is this China? It seems modern China is a country of contradictions: a peasant society with some of the world's most futuristic cities, heir to an ancient civilization that is still trying to find a modern identity. China, in general, has been one of the most intriguing countries in the world for most of its history. The most populous nation of the world.
The History Of Oil
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
Did you ever wonder how the oil was discovered? In 1852, a Canadian inventor named Abraham Gesner discovered how to make kerosene from crude petroleum. In an age when candles and whale oil provided the only light after sun down, it was a dramatic discovery.
America Before Columbus
Series: History Series. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Who where the first Americans? The story is intriguing, and the fascinating narrative will hold the reader's complete attention. Most of the inhabitants were wiped out by plagues brought by the Europeans. You will learn how "Indians" lived throughout the Americas before 1492 and Columbus, only isolated bits of the story have reached the popular press.