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What Israel Has Learned about Security
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,970. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Some of Israel's top military leaders in recent years have used the unique public platform provided by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs to present their views on a myriad of issues – in English. This volume brings together fourteen studies and essays by nine leading IDF officers who have shared from their rich experience.
Does Archaeology Prove the Bible?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2012 by Matá. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
For a century, archaeological expeditions have backed up many of the stories presented in the Hebrew Bible (the Old Testament). In recent years, however, a new generation of scholars has emerged claiming that the Bible is mostly a myth -- and that archaeology doesn't prove a thing. In this 2003 essay, author David Hazony shows the hidden assumptions in this high-stakes game.
Fire Trap: The Tragedy of the Hope Development School
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
In 1924, 23 people, mostly girls and young women from 5 to 26 years old, died in the Hope Development School fire near Los Angeles, a tragedy that has become an all-but-forgotten part of the city’s history. But the real tragedy was that state and county officials knew that the building was a dangerous fire trap, but were unable to find a safe location for the school.
A Short History of Transportation
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
The history of transportation is a long and interesting one. For millennia travel was by foot or draft animal. The industrial age revolutionized travel by birthing modern transportation modes. Transportation methods between then and now have changed dramatically.
War of 1812 Land Battles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,470. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
“War of 1812 Land Battles” is a bicentennial review of the last armed warfare between the U.S. and England. America’s war began with shameful mistakes by an aging Revolutionary War hero and ended when a civilian army defeated hardened veterans of the Napoleonic Wars. The book includes summaries of the most significant battles and war crimes that occurred during this forgotten war.
Przebudzenie Cheopsa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: Polish. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
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Z książki dowiesz się dlaczego budowana została Wielka Piramida w Egipcie i jakie może mieć znaczenie dla naszych czasów szczególnie w kontekście zagrożeń przewidzianych na grudzień 2012 roku.
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Building the Second Mind: 1956 and the Origins of Artificial Intelligence Computing tells the history of the origins of AI. As the field that seeks to do things that would be considered intelligent if a human being did them, AI is a constant of human thought. Yet it was impossible until the digital computer was invented during WWII, and the field itself was not declared until 1956.
Запретная История от Уйсуна. Историческая Летопись.
Price: Free! Words: 22,840. Language: Russian. Published: May 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Sunni
Очень интересная историческая рукопись. Полезна читателям, которые интересуются происхождением великого Чингисхана и историей Центральной Азии. Долгое время истинная история тюрков находилась под запретом. И только после обретения независимости и интеграции в мировое сообщество, тюрки получили возможность восстановить свою историю. Книга посвящена великой истории тюрков.
Understanding Africa Book 1
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 72,330. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This book deals with the discovery of Africa by Europeans. Colonialism grew to domination of the continent. After the second world war suddenly untrained countries were freed. Readers learn about struggles to establish governments and battles with tribal jealousies. Constant bumbling administrations and wars continue to this day.
Rendezvous In Space - A Look In on Military Space Power - Effects of Starfish Prime Nuclear Explosion on Space Policy, Comparison of Space Power to Air Power
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper compares the challenges to national space power today with those seen during the developing years of air power. The comparison illustrates how the United States compounds its space power risks to national security today in similar ways to how mindsets impacted air power implementation prior to WWII.
Population - Dandelion
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by DarkGate. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Social history
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Population - Dandelion is an essay about movements that are against the social structures whether it be government, organizations, schools or religion. These social structures also referred to as machines are designed to control people through the concept of panopticism (described by Michael Foucault). The essay focuses on a culture with a message (Hippies, flower children) and how they set out...
Passage
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » American
Passage is a gripping story of murder, war, and intrigue. A baby girl is dropped off at an orphanage with prior adoption arrangements. Death steals the planned future of the child and replaces it with bleakness, abuse, and neglect,yet,the child manages to survive into a young woman with hope.
The Tale of The Cow Tail & Other Stories from the African Diaspora
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012 by Esteem MultiMedia. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » History » Africa
"... a vivid view of an African community and its citizens. The author took me there, and I did not have purchase a ticket." Herb Metoyer, Author
The Girl from Latvia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,770. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
War crept silently into my life when most little girls enjoy playing jacks and jumping rope; when the soft echoes of the past dance upon early adolescent innocents. Yes, World War II came softly into my life.
Shaping the World from the Shadows: The (Open) Secret History of Delta Force Post-9/11
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The U.S. Army's Delta Force has quietly spearheaded the most ambitious special operations campaign in modern history. SHAPING THE WORLD FROM THE SHADOWS provides a wide-ranging look into the staggering secret history of the world's leading special operations force in their defining hour.
101 American History Fun Facts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
"101 American History Fun Facts" includes 101 fun facts from American history. Amuse your family, impress your co-workers - always have a fun fact or two to share!
The Search For Old King's Road
Series: Old Kings Road, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,540. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » North America
Old Kings Road in Florida was built by British Engineers prior to the American Revolution. Right up to 1914 it was the main entry into Florida. Here slaves escaped to freedom, plantations large and small lined the route. The Second Seminole War along this road was one of the largest slave rebellions in the United State. Here is historian Bill Ryan's effort to locate Old Kings Road.
7th Cousin....Lizzie Borden
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
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Lizzie Borden, after research, I found is a 7th cousin, 3 times removed. I have always had a fascination about Lizzie Borden and have read about her over the years. When I found we were related, I just HAD to know more and try and figure out the murders. I think I have really figured out this who-dunit using little known Borden secrets.
Rambo and Me: The Story Behind the Story, an essay (The David Morrell Cultural Icon Series)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,780. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Award-winning author David Morrell created the character of Rambo in his 1972 novel, First Blood, which has been called “the father of the modern action novel.” Rambo went on to become one of the five most recognized thriller icons, along with Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter. In this in-depth essay, for the first time Morrell tells the full story about how the novel and Rambo were created.
The Great Australian Pie: a history and culinary adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by BWM Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Baking, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Nowhere else in the world is there anything quite like it; and nothing is more beloved by Australians. Its appeal leaps across the generations, the sexes and all the social, political and religious persuasions. It is the one thing we all have in common: it is the great Australian meat pie.