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Ready for War - Letters Sep 1914 to Feb 1915
Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This First Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from enlistment in the London Rifle Brigade, training in the City, to Southampton and embarkation for Le Havre. After training in France, JSL describes his journey to the Ploegsteert Sector in Belgium, working three days in a week at The Barricade and building the Front Line trenches. Each letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
Mongols In The Middle East
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The military campaigns of the Mongols were successful on a truly legendary level and led to the Mongols forming the largest contiguous empire in history. Despite their success, there were but 700,000 ethnic Mongols to rule over all of Asia, and in this text we investigate how the Ilkhanate was run and held with the use of conversion to the local religion of Islam.
Les Églises et les Juifs (1933-1945)
Price: Free! Words: 32,070. Language: French. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
L'auteur illustre le silence, la démission, l’indifférence, ou la complicité chrétiennes d’alors, face à la persécution des juifs, par de nombreuses citations, dûment référencées, de textes choisis en raison de la contemporanéité de leurs auteurs avec les événements de l’époque, ou, s’agissant de documents et d’analyses historiques, en raison de leur pertinence et de leur crédibilité.
Look Up, Dallas! A Walking Tour of Dallas, Texas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. 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 Dallas, Texas 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.
The Siege of Badajoz 1812
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The bloodiest siege of the Napoleonic Wars was the 1812 attack on Badajoz by Wellington’s British army in the Peninsular War. Not only were the casualties among combatants heavy, but the subsequent sack of the city saw brutality, murder and rape on an unprecedented scale.
Lời Thề
You set the price! Words: 87,650. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
… “Đường biển ấy là nơi quan yếu, phải dốc sức mà thừa hành để cho công việc được mười phần trọn vẹn. Nếu bất cẩn, sẽ phạm trọng tội…”
21st Century American
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
This is book 1 in a series of books by Byron Goines entitled “21st Century American,” which chronicles the journey of the 21st Century American into the future and examines the ideology of both political parties as the United States of America journeys together as a nation.
The Life & Character of the Seal of Prophets - Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 130,700. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013 by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History, Nonfiction » History » Reference
The fascinating book not only highlights the various aspects of the life of Holy Prophet but also presents the prominent events and episodes in the history of Islam with solid historical testimonies.
The Battle of Portland 1653
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The turning point in the 1st Anglo-Dutch War the Battle of Portland raged for three days off the south coast of England and ended in a decisive victory for the English fleet.
Scavenger Hunt - London
Series: SleuthQuests Scavenger Hunts, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book contains 50 clue-based questions that will send you on a scavenger hunt throughout the city. If you want to add a little bit of history into your travels, then you won’t want to miss this book!
The Strange Life of Howard Hughes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Howard Hughes was an obsessed man. He was obsessed with aviation and he was obsessed with sex, both conventional and bi-sexual. His relationships included some of the most famous names in Hollywood, both men and women, including Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Tyrone Power, Randolph Scott, and Jean Peters.
A Voice Of The Indian Desert
Price: Free! Words: 33,740. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tan Dan about fights in the feudal age and the liberation of the feudal serfs in the 1950s. Narrations from his native village. Detha cattlebreeders had clashes with feudal lords, who did not accept any rivalry to their supremacy. Untouchable Hindus worked as humiliated serfs. Among them Harji. Brutally beaten, as his hair was too long. Eventually the suppressed farmers became landowners.
The Goddess of the Grove
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: British English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
The Ancient history of the Goddess and the Well in Buxton, Derbyshire.
Many Untouchable Castes
Price: Free! Words: 45,560. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Asian American, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The book is about caste competition in feudal Rajasthan in the mid-20th century. About groups segregated by highcaste Hindus in the Marvar desert region. Castes heavily burdened by ageold customs prescribed by the feudal elite. The behaviour towards ritual untouchables. Attempts to rise in the society by leaving work disdained by others. As narrated by Tan Dan, a villager of the area.
The Ireland Series - Book 3, All Change
Series: The Story of Ireland, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,030. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the third in the series of LiteBite Books telling the story of Ireland. It takes us from what was a state of virtual slavery, the misery of the Penal Laws, to virtual freedom with the (almost) victory of Daniel O’Connell, 1690 to 1847, a period which saw the greatest change in the fortunes of the Irish since the arrival of the Normans over six hundred years earlier.
Undaunted: Five True Stories from World War II
Price: Free! Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Undaunted is a brief collection of five short stories of heroes from World War II who served in the U.S. Army, the U.S. Army Air Corps, the U.S. Marines, and the U.S. Merchant Marines.
Mysterious Petersburg
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 18,660. Language: Russian. Published: May 24, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
The purpose of this book is to find out whether the mystic legends of the northern capital are true, the city prophecies are correct, if the ghosts and apparition are really preserved in St. Petersburg. However, our respected reader will not find here any fascinating interviews with poltergeists witnesses or chilling interviews with the victims of vampires, or the sinister predictions of the State
The Pride of Edo: Tobi and the Fire Brigades
You set the price! Words: 20,170. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Fires were so common in Edo that they gave birth to a saying: "fires and fights are the flowers of Edo." The men who formed the backbone of Edo's fire brigades were both feared and admired. They were the pre-cursors to the Yakuza, Japan's mafia. An in-depth look at the development of Edo's fire brigades - the first of its kind in English - this book examines their birth and impact on the city.
What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
In two short essays and one long piece of reportage, author and screenwriter Mark Childress ("Crazy in Alabama," "One Mississippi," "Georgia Bottoms") explores New Orleans before, during, and after Katrina. Essays: "What It Means to Miss New Orleans," "Disaster Tourism," and "The Tragic City Laughs." All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity. Approximately 10,000 words, w/ illustrations.
My Mother-in-law Misadventures
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » History » Social history
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In his usual tongue-in-cheek style Vince writes about the years of living with his Mother-in-law. Some are poignant, some are outlandish and all of them will make you smile. His last chapter gives details of when his mother-in-law was a young woman, fleeing the Nazis in WWII.