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Outpost A Doctor on the Divide
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book recounts the story of "The Doctor". Gweneth Wisewould gives a personal historical view of the people, their lives and illnesses, the beauty and ferocity of the local environment and great difficulties being the sole doctor practising in all weathers and harsh conditions. She forsake personal wealth to give her life to treat her patients in the Australian community in Central Victoria.
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.
The Turin Shroud
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
For centuries belief that the Shroud of Turin really bears the likeness of the crucified Jesus Christ was a matter of faith alone. Then in 1898 it was photographed and the negative image revealed a wealth of detail. Was this the image of Jesus?
Rennes le Chateau
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
It is the hiding place of the Holy Grail, or a great secret that will rock the Church. It is a place of hidden treasure and dark knowledge. It is the place where Jesus is buried... These are just some of the many theories now current about the village where a Victorian priest became strangely - and massively - rich, and where he left clues to a great mystery in the very fabric of his church.
Hitch Hiking from Panama
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
A true story of a precarious trip from the Galapagos Islands to California in 1967. The author was 19 years old. It was a different world then.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section One: Marching with Maps & Mapping the Shenandoah Valley
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This first section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping includes an introduction to the series as well as a description of the efforts by the opposing Confederate and Federal Armies to accurately map the logistically and strategically crucial valley sheltered between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains.
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill, Norwich, Norfolk.
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You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-on-the-Hill, located just outside Norwich, served as an Inn from the late C17 through to 1912. References to this hostelry can be found in Parson James Woodforde's country 'Diaries'. A short, history of this now private residence can be found on Kindle. Written by Susy Scott, the author of Finding Jingo.
The 11th Airborne Brick
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,210. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Memoirs of country boy Wayne Miller as he is taken from the hills of Texas and assigned to the 11th Airborne Division, 187th Glider Infantry Regiment in the Pacific Theater in World War II as they fought through Leyte, Luzon and Manila.
I, the People: How Marvin Zindler Busted the Best Little Whorehouse in Texas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,200. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Behind the scenes of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas lies an authentic true crime history yarn just as entertaining and as much a part of the Lone Star State’s many fabled legends. In I, the People, veteran Houston journalist Gary Taylor recreates the real story behind the closing of the Chicken Ranch and explains the forces that unleashed TV icon Marvin Zindler upon the national scene.
Due Nomi Per Un Incubo
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: Italian. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Breve racconto del mio viaggio in uno dei tanti Inferni che l'Umanità ha conosciuto nel Secolo Breve. Forse addirittura L'Inferno Assoluto.
Kampuchea, Year Zero
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Kampuchea, Year Zero” is my interview of a young Cambodian girl who survived nearly 4 years of Pol Pot, communist leader of the Khmer Rouge.
Digging Up Arkansas Diamond Mining History
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 7 ยท Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In this ebook you will work alongside the author as he digs up some ninety-year-old bricks at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park. The bricks have letters inscribed on them. Together you will follow the clues and figure out the mystery of the history that these bricks are trying to tell us.
A Handbook of Irish Home Rule with full original text by William Gladstone and others
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book was written in 1887 at a critical time for the debate on Irish Home Rule and for Gladstone. Its influence on events proved to be great. This edition has an introduction by historian Rupert Matthews that puts this classic work into its historical and political context.
For Our Beloved Country
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,670. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
War is never more horrifying, and perhaps never more compelling, than when experienced firsthand. The personal accounts collected here — diaries and memoirs written by men on the front lines — constitute a little-known history of American wars. Seven individual narratives cover seven different wars, from the Revolution to the Gulf War.
The Huguenots Come To Ballyronan, Northern Ireland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The story of how the French Huguenots came to Ballyronan, Northern Ireland, in the late seventeenth century, what they achieved, and the local connections they established. Of interest social historians and lovers of Ireland and her history.
Chekhovs At Home
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Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
Please God, No Wedding Or Shooting At The End!- Chekhov strives to write The Seagull, while characters from it, his own life, and Hamlet swim in his head. Anton, Himself - Writing a love story after The Seagull flops, Chekhov darts between passion, family, and disaster. Masha, Too - Irrepressibly seized by love, Chekhov's sister wrestles with whether to leave her brother's exciting life to marry
The Cassandra Frost Collection, A decade of writing on remote viewing, intuition and consciousness
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Price: Free! Words: 96,900. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by NewsHooks 2 NewsBooks. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
This is the first book that takes a hard look into the dark, dangerous world of remote viewing. Remote viewing was developed during the Cold War to gather intelligence on our enemies but today offers new ways of healing and spiritual awareness. Frost’s book features remote viewing superstars Ed Dames, Ingo Swann, Lyn Buchanan, Stephan Schwartz, Joe McMoneagle, Skip Atwater and Mel Riley.
The Huguenots in London
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 1 review)
A snapshot of the history of Huguenot refugees from France when they settled in London in the 17th and 18th centuries. Catholic Louis XIV had persecuted the Protestants and they were forced to flee their homes to save their lives. Many came to London, though some continued to Ireland. This story zooms in on one such central London church.
The Roots of Reno
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
(5.00 from 1 review)
Reno was truly Hell on Wheels in the 1920’s. The rest of the nation considered the town Sodom and Gomorra, but that’s only half the truth. Reno offered everything in the way of adult entertainment, from speakeasy’s and houses of ill-repute, to open gaming – legal or not. And it took plenty of sins by the founding fathers to make Reno “The biggest little city in the world.”
Atlas du Québec
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Price: Free! Words: 16,220. Language: French. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
L’Atlas du Québec est un guide destiné aux étudiants pour l’interprétation d’anciennes cartes géographiques. Les trois étapes de cette démarche sont illustrées par un grand nombre de cartes et de plans de différentes époques. Le livre est complété par une liste des cartes, un répertoire de cartothèques, un lexique, une bibliographie, un index des auteurs et une notice biographique.