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A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53 (Abridged): An ESL Easy Read
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: Australian English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Twenty-year old Ellen Clacy and her brother travelled from England to the Australian goldfields at the start of the ‘gold rush’ in 1852, when thousands of people from around the world were arriving at the gold ‘diggings’. This is a short, Easy-Read adaptation of Ellen Clacy’s best-selling book.
A Brief History of New Orleans Culture
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book offers a look at the cultural history of New Orleans and the current culture, including what "Aint dere no mo." It covers a broad spectrum of New Orleans culture in a concise and articulate manner.
Kinh Dịch - Những phương pháp tự dự đoán nhanh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kinh Dịch – Bát quái vốn bao la vạn tượng, không gì là không có ở trong đó, là kho thông tin vô tận của nhân loại; chúng ta sử dụng (để dự đoán) hoài không hết và không tốn kém tiền bạc, khác với những kho thông tin, những kênh, những phương tiện thông tin hiện đại khác!
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.
Still Downrange, but in Country – PTSD Parables
Price: Free! Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
There are approximately 21.6 million veterans alive, who have served faithfully and honorable in our nations armed forces. Out of that total, there are over 300,000 veterans that are afflicted with PTSD. Additionally, it has been reported that 20% of the returning Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffer from PTSD. This book is about PTSD as shown in parables.
The Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Portsmouth, NH suffered a trio of devastating urban fires in the early 1800s. Collectively, they are known as the Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires because each one flared within three days of Christmas. This book identifies the sources of the three fires, describes the devastation they caused, and explains how they shaped modern Portsmouth. A walking tour through the rebuilt areas is included.
Колбасная эмиграция
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Russian. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Повесть Анатолия Стеклова «Колбасная эмиграция» это свидетельский рассказ о массовом исходе евреев из Советского Союза в 1970-90 годах. Как это было и почему...
One Hundred Twenty Five
Price: Free! Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Evgeniya Djosovna. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Memories of a student (Ernest Kaukhcheshvili) about the siege of Leningrad (Soviet Union) during the Second World War.
My War at Sea 1914–1916: A Captain's Life with the Royal Navy During the First World War
Price: Free! Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book is based on the wartime recollections of Heathcoat S. Grant, captain of HMS Canopus from 1914–1916. It is published in conjunction with the War Letters 1914–1918 series. For anyone interested in the war at sea during the First World War, Grant provides a highly readable insider's view of the action at Coronel, the Battle of the Falklands and the attempt to force the Dardanelles.
Феномены древней культуры востока Северной Азии (Нижнего Амура)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 113,130. Language: Russian. Published: May 21, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
В первой и второй частях книги автор, применив новый метод интерпретации символов неолита Нижнего Амура, опираясь на оригинальную геофизическую теорию, лингвистический анализ, мировой опыт расшифровки неолитической символики, выявил тождественность символов Нижнеамурья и Европы. Раскрыта сущность петроглифов р. Амура и р. Уссури. Приводятся научные факты, опровергающие академическое утверждение о
Look Up, Las Vegas! A Walking Tour of the Las Vegas Strip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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 the Las Vegas Strip 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.
Epitome for Eleanor: A Short History of the Known Universe: I. The Big Bang to the Bronze Age
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
From the formation of our galaxy and solar system to the emergence of life and the first civilisations, Epitome for Eleanor is a short history of the known Universe for children. Part I covers the period from the Big Bang to the Bronze Age.
Cloudy with a Chance of Ambrosia (Parables of PTSD)
Price: Free! Words: 22,850. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
June 27th is “National PTSD Awareness Day”. A thoughtful reading of this book will foster a clear and deeper understanding and appreciation for the all too tragic, but at times hidden, wounds afflicting the lives of over 20% of our Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, as well as the lingering trauma of nearly 31% of Vietnam veterans. Awareness and understanding constitute the first step toward healing.
Old World ... New World: From a picnic at La Perouse to the Western Front
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,010. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Australia was, is, and always will be a nation of immigrants. Old World … New World provides backgrounds to the author's grandparents’ formative years in northern and southern England and in Redfern, Sydney, their experiences during four years of world war, and their familial relationships and tragedies from the 1920s to Sara Ongley’s death in 1977.
A McDonald Narrative
You set the price! Words: 32,510. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Stories, family details, and some personal history from Joan McDonald.
A Short History of the New World Order
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 180. Language: American English. Published: May 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » World
32 Pages, color - A Short History of the New World Order – For over 200 years, Illuminati dynasties of the Old World Order have worked towards establishing a new world order… Their New World Order. They encircle the entire globe, thrusting their greedy tentacles into money, government, energy, military, media, agriculture and genetics... every aspect of our lives!
景福宫一路行:神兽远征队
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 700. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: May 7, 2014 by 테마여행신문 TTN Theme Travel News Korea. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
● 您知道光华门入口处的獬豸(xiè zhì是首尔市的官方形象大使吗?除此之外,在禁川永济桥上有天禄、峨嵋山有不可杀伊(貘豹)、景福宫勤政殿天花板上有双龙盘踞着,左青龙、右白虎、北玄武、南朱雀,四方神与十二支神守护着景福宫,正在演着一场神兽的实时现场戏剧 。与追逐神兽的旅游作者--B级旅游一起参加韩国最初的神兽远征队,好不好?
1 Course Gyeongbokgung: Shinsu(sacred animal) Expedition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,940. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2014 by 테마여행신문 TTN Theme Travel News Korea. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Asian
* Did you know that Haechi, the imaginary animal that stands guard at Gwanghwamun, is the official honorary ambassador of City Seoul? And there are other Shinsu’s (sacred animals) that present you with real-time live shows. Gyeongbokgung Palace. How about joining us for a Shinsu expedition with the very first guidebook to the sacred animals of Gyeongbokgung?
Israel and Conspiracy Theories
Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Why it was the same forces that led to the creation of the Arab states that led to the creation of Israel too. An answer to conspiracy theories about the creation of the State of Israel.
Enormous Stories: Hard-Boiled Cleveland Journalism
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 96,740. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
A collection of short nonfiction by Cleveland journalist James Renner.