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Project 1848 – Cosmos Guidebook Proposal for a Multiparticipant Research Program and Experiment Based Around the Year 1848
Price: Free! Words: 750. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
This is a proposal for a multidisciplinary project that examines the time period around 1848 [approximately 1842 to 1852] through a variety of approaches and uses a broad spectrum of methodologies and data to examine it in areas such as culture, history, the sciences, daily living, and in another way almost through the cosmos itself.
The Mysterious Stones of Ndakunimba: A Discovery of the Fahnestock South Seas Expedition
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Oceania
Three men stood talking on the deck of the schooner Director, in the harbor at Suva, Fiji. One man was a local planter. The other two were the Fahnestock brothers, the schooner’s owners. The three chatted easily, discussing Fijian myths and legends. But the two brothers perked up when they heard the man say “slabs of stone.” What were these stone slabs they wondered, and they set sail to find out.
Ordeal: Lost And Facing Death In A Remote Frozen Forest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
In 1920 U.S. Navy free balloon A-5598 smashed down in a remote winter forest in northern Ontario, Canada. The three crewmen, ill-equipped to be lost in a snow-covered woodland, faced a life and death struggle against cold, hunger and exhaustion. But luck was with them. A dog and a Cree Indian each played a role in saving the balloonists. Still, the story had a distressing ending.
Leopard on the Loose: Adventurer Frank Buck tackles an escaped leopard
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In 1920 adventurer and animal collector Frank Buck stood on a ship’s rolling deck, face to face with a leopard that had escaped its cage. Man and animal eyed each other. Buck was armed, but he didn’t want to shoot the leopard. He wanted to get it back into its cage. He knew, though, it might be easier to squeeze toothpaste back into its tube.
Pacific Northwest Croatian, Volume 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,250. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The Pacific Northwest Croatian was a monthly newsletter that ran for seven years. The stories are historic in nature and tell of the early Croatians and their families, especially those working in the commercial fishing sector. There will be as many photos as possible to personalize these stories. I sincerely hope that you will enjoy them.
It was all Greek to Me
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: American English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
Diane was the first Navy Radioman female to be assigned to Nea Makri, Greece right before the attack on Cyprus in 1974. Amidst enraged anti-American sentiments and fire-bombs, a young woman from California finds danger, adventure, and love.
The O'Connell Series. Book 4. Apogee & Perigee.
Series: Daniel O'Connell, the Last King of Ireland, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,750. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
This, the fourth book in the O’Connell Series, is also the last one. It describes what posterity has treated as the acme of his career when his Monster Meetings for Repeal attracted hundreds of thousands of people who all behaved perfectly peacefully and, exceptionally for Ireland, with absolute abstention from all liquor. That leads us on through prison to his death on his way to Rome..
Life Changing Stories
Price: $1.49 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. Price: Free! 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!