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Unwanted Wives
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Series: Old Cases, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,000. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Dingbat Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Carlyle Harris and Robert Buchanan had several things in common. Both worked in the medical field, with Harris a medical student and Buchanan a practicing physician. Both lived in New York City in the early 1890s. And both had wives they didn't want. 5,000 words
Well Down Freedom Highway: The Staple Singers' 1965 Masterpiece
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,150. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Well Down Freedom Highway discusses the 1965 Epic LP Freedom Highway by the Chicago-based gospel family act the Staple Singers. The Staples are best-known today for their string of hits for Stax in the ’70s. But in the early to mid 1960s, they were basically the house band for the Civil Rights movement (at the same time that they were the best-selling gospel act in the country).
1775 (chapter 1) (first half only)
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Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"1775" is a forthcoming history (nonfiction) book by Derek W. Beck. "1775" is unique to other American Revolution books in that it is the first book to tell the complete story in one volume. Written in narrative form and intended for a general audience, "1775" follows the forgotten heroes through the beginning of the Revolution. This is the first half of chapter 1 only.
Jesus vs. Mithra
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Price: Free! Words: 18,590. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
Jesus vs. Mithras is an attempt to place the victory of Christianity on Polytheist religions in a historical context. The historical data are real and provide to an inexperienced reader an overall picture on certain historical phenomena such as persecution of Christians, rivalry of Christianity with gods as Mithras, persecutions of Pagans, certain Roman Emperors’ deeds, etc.
Preserving Bronze Plaques & Memorial
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Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
A how-to manual showing how to properly care for bronze plaques and memorials.
Look Up, Charleston! A Walking Tour of Charleston, West Virginia
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2012. Category: 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 Charleston, West Virginia 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.
Ghosts of Gettysburg: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
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Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,030. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Second Chance Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
"Ghosts of Gettysburg" is the first volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. A combination of history and mystery, this volume focuses on the early ghost-lore of Gettysburg. Included are the timeless stories of the woman in white, the surgeons of Old Dorm, the ghosts of Devil's Den, the Blue Boy, and other infamous spectres who wander the Gettysburg battlefield.
'Your Neighbours' The Gypsies in Australia
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 74,970. Language: Australian English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Kate tells of the little-known history and culture of the Gypsies in Australia from the First Fleet to the present day. By drawing on the oral history of the Romani and the written word of the non-Gypsies, her cultural heritage and five years of recent itinerant research, she reveals how this maligned, landless, ethnic nation has brought the best of their culture to share with their neighbours.
Titanic Sites in Philadelphia and Vicinity
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The Titanic disaster continues to fascinate us even after 100 years. This book discusses sites in and around Philadelphia that are related to the ship and its passengers.
雪狮与龙(上)Snow Lion and Dragon (Part I)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 590. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
本书是在现实政治框架内,用平衡的方式对西藏问题进行剖析的一本书,重点放在参与各方的策略。采用时间线索,从帝国时期、间隔期、毛时代、后毛时代到未来。这是上半部分,即帝国时期和间隔期的西藏。
The Colonization Era
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Price: Free! Words: 2,590. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Malaysia was once a colonized land, subjugated by three main powers at its early history. These include the Portuguese, Dutch and British.
激辩毛泽东的复活 Yizhe Collection: Debate on Mao's Revival
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
2011年7月是中国共产党成立九十周年。我们通过本册合集收录的21篇外媒上的译文、两段视频和一小时的音讯访谈,呈现中国人对毛泽东的看法的深刻分歧。
A Biography of English Gardens and Their Flowers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
Have you ever wondered where your garden flowers originally came from and why? Starting with the few native English flowers that survived the ice-ages, these biographies of our most popular garden flowers trace the evolution of English gardens from Celtic times to the end of the Victorian era. This book will surprise and inform both keen gardeners and the armchair variety.
Let's Kill the Dai Uy
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Price: Free! Words: 1,970. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
This is a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
The American Iceberg: Debt, Inflation and Money
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Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 51,610. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
United States total debt, public and private, not just Federal debt, grew from $82 billion in 1916 to $70 trillion in 2010, almost a thousand times bigger. The cause is traced back to decisions made in 1787 and 1790 by framers of the Constitution and members of the First Congress. The remedy is to now correct their mistakes by properly funding the U.S. economy with "dollar" properly defined.
Our Experiences As Ghosts Aboard Titanic
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
William & his wife, Elizabeth, sister of Ken Marschall, the world's renowned Titanic Artist, share their experiences as playing ghosts on James Cameron's documentary, Ghosts of the Abyss. They were filmed on the movie set of Jim's original movie, Titanic, where they were filmed in front of green screens & then superimposed over actual 3D footage of the Titanic wreckage giving a very eerie effect.
Remembrances of My Service in World War II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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An autobiographical memoir of service in the Rangers and First Special Service Force a/k/a "The Devils Brigade" in World War II. A link to a private photo collection from WWII is included.
Welford Park - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A well researched history of one of closed branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Welford Park Station is no more. This was once the busiest of all the stations on the Lambourn Valley Line serving as it did the huge RAF base nearby as well as the village of Welford. But
Great Shefford - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
An engaging history of one of the lost branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. Great Shefford Station is no more. Although it was once a bustling village station with a thriving trade in timber felled in nearby woods, there is little left on the ground to show where this railway station once stood.
East Garston - Stations of the Great Western Railway GWR
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Series: Stations of the Great Western Railway, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
An enjoyable history of one of the long vanished branch line stations on the Great Western Railway. East Garston is no more. The site remains, but there is little to show where this once bustling village railway station and its level crossing once stood. East Garston handled a wide variety of agricultural freight, as well as passengers and parcels.