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18th Dynasty Egypt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,430. Language: British English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Essays
A collection of essays on topics relating to Egypt's 18th dynasty.
The Constitutional Convention: A History Just for Kids
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
James Madison wiped his forehead for what seemed like the one hundredth time today. He had to do so to keep the sweat from dripping into his eyes. He looked over at Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was sweating also, his face shining as he fanned himself with a stack of papers. Seated on the stage, General George Washington was politely listening to Alexander Hamilton, representative from New York, as
A History of Ireland - The Plantation of Ulster
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book clears up and answers some of the myths generated by those who oppose the link with Britain and who are trying to re-write Irish history. Who were the original planters in Ulster? Were the native Irish driven off their lands, as is supposed? Were the planters only Protestants? Read this new book and find out for yourself the truth of the matter, and much, much more.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
The Battle of Cardigan / Crug Mawr (1136)
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
The sweeping victory of the Welsh at Cardigan (Crug Mawr) was historic. It not only put the victor, Owain Gwynedd in a position to rule Wales free of English domination, it also marked the arrival on the battlefields of Europe of a new, deadly and uniquely Welsh weapon. The longbow had arrived.
The Siege of Lachish 701BC - A Bretwalda Battle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
Key note: In 701BC Sennacherib of Assyria marched his army to crush a rebellion in Judah. The city of Lachish was first to be attacked and the siege proved to be a classic action of its time.
A Short History of Kites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Parasailing and hang gliding
The kite played a key role in aviation history and the development of the airplane. Aviation pioneers like the Wright brothers used kites to fine-tune the design of the first airplanes.
Unsung Heroes of The Universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » History » History of things
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Of course you've heard of Albert Einstein, creator of special and general relativity, and other famous scientists - but there are many other physics pioneers who have received very little mainstream recognition for their contributions to history. Join me as I explore the fascinating history of six unsung heroes of the universe in this second-edition ebook.
Ein amerikanischer Arzt in der Türkei
You set the price! Words: 29,620. Language: German. Published: August 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Deutsche Übersetzung von An American Physician in Turkey by Clarence D. Ussher (1917). Deutsch von Heinrich Pesch. Augenzeugenbericht über die Ereignisse in Van, Ost-Anatolien, im Jahr 1915.
The Alchemists: Thomas Charnock
Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
Intended to be the first in a series of short publications dealing with alchemy and the alchemists this is the biography of Thomas Charnock (1524,6 - 1581)
The Real On the Road: A History of Writers of the Beats Movement
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
You've read their books. Now dig deeper into beatnik culture with this history of beat generation writers. This book follows the earliest days of the movement and traces it until it's end. Along the way you'll learn tidbits about all the writers (from Ginsberg to Kerouac). The book also includes recommendations for what authors to read.
Freedom of Speech: The American Way
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Have we lost our way? Freedom of speech is very important in our culture. Even though we are guaranteed freedom of speech by our Bill of Rights, that doesn't mean we should vilify others, even though we have the right to do it.
Russian 'Cold War' VG Wing Design Testing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
As soon as the Soviet's were aware of the US GD F-111 VG Aardvark fighter-bomber the Mikoyan OKB was requested to design a counter that evolved as the MiG-23. But the new MiG with VG wings claimed many VVS NII test pilots lives before it could be cleared for front-line operations. This is the story of the Soviets first VG design and its test and development at the Moscow VVS NII FTI.
El Muerto, The Headless Horseman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Headless horseman terrorized settlers, town citizens, outlaws and cowboys alike when they saw this creature roam the southwest Texas plains on a dun-colored horse.
Dollar Dreadfuls a prequel
Price: Free! Words: 12,890. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Prequel to the Dollar Dreadful series of London focused folklore, ghost and horror stories. This collection gives a background to the series and is packed with scary London facts, legends and trivia.
How did Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gargarin Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook reveals the truth of the Soviets first cosmonaut's death the facts obtained from the former USSR and his commanding officer VVS NII Flight Test Institute CO General Stepan Mikoyan.
Look Up, Truckee! A Walking Tour of Truckee, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,860. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Truckee, California 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.
Look Up, San Jose! A Walking Tour of San Jose, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 San Jose, California 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.
Look Up, Sacramento! A Walking Tour of Sacramento, California
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Sacramento, California 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.
Look Up, Oakland! A Walking Tour of Oakland, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,910. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
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 Oakland, California 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.