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Life Changing Stories
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
These short but interesting stories can help you with you're difficulties in life. Teaching you how to handle your toughest problems and live a new and better life. They'll also help you to build your faith and future. Don't deal with your most difficult problems without reading these stories.
Natsir, Rebel Without A Pause
Series: Historical Indonesian Figures, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013 by Tempo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mohammad Natsir (July 17, 1908-February 6, 1993) was a prominent Indonesian politician in the early independence of Indonesia.His life was not as colorful or dramatic as a stage play, but the example set by this person, who had a talent for combining words with deeds, was nothing less than remarkable.
The 1552 Holy Communion - Cranmer's passionate experiment
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,730. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Rituals & Practice / Worship & Liturgy, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
The Holy Communion service from the Second Prayer Book of 1552 was one of the most vigorous liturgical experiments ever. This book aims to reveal its extraordinary character, too often hidden behind the later 1662 service. A clear text, with copious and careful notes, this book will guide both priest and student who want to grasp the wonderful vitality of this revolutionary text.
The Dance Manias of The Middle Ages
Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
Dance Mania was a craze that hit Europe primarily in the late fourteenth through sixteenth centuries. Gangs of people, usually young, would spontaneously gather in circles and begin a spasmodic, jerking, convulsive dance. They would twist and contort wildly, scream, and even foam at the mouth.
Night Rain: On Bad Jobs and Bad Bosses
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,590. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Statistics show a majority of Americans hate their jobs. This is a work memoir about my life in the work force that encompasses over 40 years. I've worked as a temp, in clerical work, in restaurants, and miscellaneous tasks. I was a Jehovah's Witness, which had a major impact on my life.
Billy the Kid's Jail, Santa Fe, New Mexico: A Glimpse into Wild West History on the Southwest's Frontier
Series: Billy the Kid in Santa Fe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: American English. Published: August 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
Where did Billy the Kid spend the winter of 1880-1881? Today, two plaques in Santa Fe mark the spot . . . or rather, two competing spots. This brief historical detective story documents the actual location of the jail that held Billy, and provides a glimpse into life on America’s Southwestern Frontier (12,000 words; 17 photos, maps, and drawings; 82 pages in paperback).
The Art of War: an anthology of China's ancient military philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,040. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
This book outlines compelling factors that point to the Art of War as an anthology of China’s ancient military philosophy rather than the work of one individual. The exposition is followed by a translation of the thirteen chapters that make up the ancient text, with added chapter sections to indicate where there appears to be a tenuous connection of certain lines within each chapter.
Lincolns' Hidden Speech-"The Cover-Up"
Price: Free! Words: 780. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Please notice the ending of this declaration, its in the ending that gives us a common understanding of knowledge long forgotten. It also shows us how frightening the media coupled with the scientific community has caused the delusional mind set of our age today. I have included a few very interesting photos on the subject matter at hand.
Same God, Different Name: Religious Intolerance in the Modern World
Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
This short book is intended for the average person interested in knowing the range of religious persecution by other religious groups, secular organizations, and societies in general. This book will briefly cover India, Vietnam, the US, and more to cover a range of problems facing religious liberty in the modern world.
İstanbul Efsaneleri
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: Turkish. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
İstanbul Efsaneleri'ni ve yaklaşık 20 adet en önemli şehir hikayesini anlattığımız bu eserimizde, sonunda bizim kentimiz, İstanbul'un antik tarihine de uzanıp, onun hikayesini dinleyeceksiniz.. Bilinen tarihi 2600 yıldan daha eskilere uzanan bu yaşlı, ama muhteşem kent, zamanın akışı içinde büyük uygarlıkların yıkılışlarım da gördü, yenilerinin nasıl kurulduklarına da...
The Book of Change: Environmental Issues vs. Politics
Series: The Book of Change: A Tapestry of 21st Century Culture. You set the price! Words: 40,670. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
We cannot expect environmental change if we are not willing to make the necessary sacrifices to ignite a complete paradigm shift - which is to move from a culture of consumption to a culture of conservation. Knowing the truth is part of the solution to a healthier planet. The rest of the solution lies within every one of you - to change, or not to change. That is the question.
MAYDAY: 99 Disasters and Tragedies on the High Seas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,390. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
MAYDAY presents 99 descriptions of disasters at sea that have occurred worldwide from the 18th Century to the present. Included in the work are tales of heroism, survival, and other noteworthy events.
Name Your Medieval Character: Medieval Christian Names (12th-13th Centuries)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books, Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Medieval author Joyce DiPastena is always on the lookout for authentic medieval names for her characters. This book is a compilation of her 30-plus years of research into medieval Christian names. Here you will find over 800 female names and over 1500 male names. This book will prove a treasure trove for historical fiction writers, fantasy writers, gamers, or anyone who just enjoys names!
De Belgische Folkrevival - Constructie en Deconstructie
Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: Dutch. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book (in Dutch) is about the Belgian Folk Revival after WW II, it's history, construction and decontruction. For the moment only the first part about folksongs is available. Two more parts about folk instruments and folkdancing will follow later.
He Walks Alone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 154,410. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A realistic and romantic novel about George Washington, his early life, admiration of Sally Fairfax and his hope for the Colonies.
To Kinhma tou Merentith
Price: Free! Words: 47,680. Language: Greek. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
To istoriko ths katalhpshs ths polhs twn Patrwn epi 5 hmeres apo stasiastes me epi kefalis ton Lohago Orofylakhs Nikolao Merentith, apo tis 27 Noembrh ews thn 1 Dekembri 1847. Htan ena lhstriko - stasiastiko kinhma 'h mhpws eixe kai ba8ytera politika xarakthristika?
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire: Ultimate Fan Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Kimberly Wilder. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire is the great-great-great-great aunt of Princess Diana and a relative of Baby Cambridge.This ultimate fan guide celebrates Georgiana's life as loving mother, entertaining friend, de facto politician, and Empress of Fashion. It includes reviews and an "Absolute Plot Spoiler" for biography, movie, and DVD. A must read for fans of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire.
The Blight
Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Blight is a poem commemorating the irish potato famine that occurred between 1845-1852 where entire families emigrated to Canada and the U.S. The entire country is said to have decreased in population by 20% due to the fleeing families and starvation. With a staggering total death count estimated at 1 million.
The 1968 Tet Offensive Battles of Quang Tri City and Hue - The Fight for the Triangle and the Citadel, West of Hue, Stalemate in the Citadel, plus Secretary of Defense History Excerpt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph focuses on the battles of Quang Tri City and Hue that took place during the 1968 Tet offensive . The offensive itself, an all-out effort by Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces to overrun the major cities of South Vietnam, marked the turning point of the Vietnam War.
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.