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The Roles of the Goddess Isis in the Pyramid Texts
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Essays
An extended essay looking at the Ancient Egyptian goddess Isis and her various roles within the Pyramid Texts, a collection of utterances found inside the pyramids of various Egyptian pharaohs. Includes an introduction to the Pyramid Texts and where they were found as well as information on the goddess Isis and her place within the Egyptian pantheon.
What does it mean to be a heroine in a Greek romantic novel?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,480. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
An essay examining and comparing the heroines in the following romantic novels: Kallirhoe (or Chaereas and Kallirhoe) by Chariton, The Ephesian Tale by Xenophon, Leukippe and Kleitophon by Achilles Tatius, Daphnis and Chloe by Longus and the Aithiopika by Heliodorus.
The Cambodian Adventure
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A DIA Officer makes a harrowing escape through the Cambodian jungle, after covering the retreat of his special forces unit. In another adventure, an enemy ammo depot is destroyed but his helicopter crashes, leaving him to make his way on foot.
Welsh Legends and Myths
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,160. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A collection of sixty four entertaining Welsh legends, gathered from across Wales. Previously published in four volumes as ‘Legends and Myths from Wales’.
Essays in Egyptology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,680. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A collection of five essays on the subject of Egyptology. Topics include the introduction of the horse to Egypt, the function of Isis in ancient Egyptian religion, and the religious symbolism in Djoser's pyramid complex.
Weather and Warfare
Price: Free! Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Essay » Political
Weather and Warfare dramatically retraces the meteorological forces during battlefield engagements that doomed or saved civilizations. And lessons of the centuries have convinced military planners that control of the weather is the ultimate goal and future weapon in America’s technology arsenal.
Fleshing the Bones
Price: Free! Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tips on how to write an engaging memoir or family history with examples from the family history, Moonrakers at Peace and War.
Disaster By the Bay: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Over 3,000 dead. Buildings shaken to the ground. A city, surrounded by water, burnt to the ground. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was one of the most destructive natural disasters the world has ever known. In the aftermath of the Earthquake, authorities learned the hard way that the city was vastly unprepared for any disaster.
How Did Barack Obama Become Our President?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,080. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book will open your eyes to see that the time we are living in is not normal. You may know by now that nothing is guaranteed. I was inspired to write this book after following the United State election in 2008 that Barack Obama won. As I watched the 9/11 attack followed by the housing crises, the recession and the debt ceiling. I realized that we are in serious trouble. This world that we are
Documenting America: Lessons From The United States' Historical Documents – Homeschool Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,450. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A study of some important United States documents spanning from 1650 to 1895. Each chapter contains a large quote from the original document, explanation of the original context, how it related to America's struggles in the 21st Century, and a lesson for today. Includes added material for use an a history elective for homeschoolers.
El observador. La solucion al Genesis. La ciencia detrás del relato de la Creacion.
Price: Free! Words: 29,430. Language: Spanish. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
El Génesis, los siete días, la Creación... ¿Que hay detrás de sus palabras? El autor ha descubierto la solución al relato del Génesis. Ciencia y religión al fin unificadas en una sola teoría. Un observador y su ubicación. Claves de un apasionante rompezabezas.
Moonrakers at Peace and War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,150. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Fiction » Historical » Canada
Navigating between fact and fiction and constantly seeking to uncover truth, Moonrakers recounts the story of immigrants from Wiltshire England to Canada and the United States in the 19th and 20th centuries as they encounter the forces governing their lives whether they are political, religious, economic, legal or social.
Fight Class War Now
Price: Free! Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Bottom 60 Percent of the American people are in great economic difficulty. Their condition is deteriorating every year. Are they going to sit back and mortgage their future and the future of their children and grand children to the top 1 percent and the corporate monsters? Or will they fight their exploiters. This book suggests how, the Bottom 60 Percent must fight a class war and secu
Gallantry Awards at Rorke's Drift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,610. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
'Zulu!' - the epic motion picture, is based on the defence of Rorke's Drift in 1879, when a garrison of British soldiers defended a supply depot and field hospital against an army of Zulu warriors. This extensively researched publication contains biographical tributes to the 15 men who were awarded the Victoria Cross or the Distinguished Conduct Medal during the famous action.
1ed, Un unico Dios - Analisis de La Biblia. El motivo de ser del pueblo elegido
Price: Free! Words: 111,240. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Religion, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
EL PORQUÉ DE LA CREACIÓN DEL PUEBLO JUDÍO El pueblo elegido, ¿elegido para qué? Adán y Eva, ¿los primeros de la humanidad o simplemente los primeros del pueblo hebreo? Los judíos, ¿fueron el ejército de Dios? Si hay un sólo Dios, ¿qué pasó con los otros dioses de la antigüedad? Jesús: ¿es Dios o un profeta? ¿Para qué un Mesías? ¿Llegó el Mesías? ¿De qué libera Jesús a la humanidad?
Violence in Kenya
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
It is not encouraging to talk about violence in Kenya-killings, injuries, rape, robbery and warlords? The Ocampo’s, The Waki’s and The KNHCR’s Envelope. It is painful. It rekindles my memory years back. This can only be well felt by a victim of the same. It happened but should never happen again. Kenyans have the solutions, for the wearer of the shoe knows where it hurts. This is a true story.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific in Utah to Promontory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » American
As the Union Pacific entered the Utah canyons progress slowed to a crawl. The builders were forced to use large embankments, trestles and tunnels. All of them slower, difficult to build and expensive. Then as the competing railroads drew closer to their meeting point at Promontory Summit the competition became intense. "Build it fast, we'll fix it later" was the by-word.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific Across Wyoming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Building the Transcontinental Railroad through Nebraska had taken three years.. 36 months of dogged determination. When the construction crews finally reached Cheyenne they prepared for the grueling work ahead. They refined the organization and pace developed crossing Nebraska, but now they faced a new set of challenges, most notably the climb up "Sherman Hill", bridging Dale Creek, crossing the
The Battle of Wimbledon (568) - A Bretwalda Battle
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages, Nonfiction » History » European
In the chaos that engulfed Britain after the “Age of Arthur”, one battle stands out. This was a key battle fought in the heart of the Dark Ages for control of southern Britain that pitched the King of Kent against the leader of the Romano-Britons. The victory won here decided the fate of Britain for a generation.
About the Baguette: Exploring the Origin of a French National Icon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking, Nonfiction » History » European
Where did the baguette come from? A simple enough question, but this search for an answer ranges from the long breads of Babylon and Egypt to the first long (but wide) breads in France to the gradual evolution of long narrow breads from the eighteenth into the twentieth century, resulting in both the roll-sized "flute" and the gigantic jockos of the nineteenth century.