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The War of the Copper Kings by C.B. Glasscock
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A the dawn of the 20th century, Butte, Montana was the richest hill on earth. Copper was the treasure, eagerly sought for wiring the modern world, and the hard rock below Butte was riddled with thick veins of the precious metal. Those who controlled the copper could make billions of dollars, the fortune sought by three men who fought for Butte’s mineral wealth.
Blowing Out The Stink: Life on a Lumber and Cod Schooner, 1897-1947 by Joe Follansbee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,570. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America(5.00 from 1 review)
Blowing Out the Stink—a fisherman’s phrase for doing laundry at sea—tells the story of the lumber and cod schooner Wawona and the quirky adventures of her captains and crews in the North Pacific.
The Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames by Russell Phillips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » History » War
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
Deeper Into The Mystery by Gary Cook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,180. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
Journey Deeper into the Mystery of the sacred places of Aotearoa (New Zealand) with Gary Cook. as he takes you on an inspiring pilgrimage through the awesome landscapes of this land to twelve sacred sites in Aotearoa. Share his adventures and findings - natural and supernatural - along the way as he bears three gifts to each site. This book may well inspire you to go on your own nature pilgrimage.
Touchstone (2. Family at War) - a time travel Blitz story by Andy Conway
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,730. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Time travel, Nonfiction » History » War
Continuing the adventures of Rachel and Danny, a pair of mismatched History students who stumble upon an old gravestone that catapults them back in time. Dealing with the catastrophic fallout of their previous encounter with Amy Parker in 1912, they now race to locate Amy during the 1940 Blitz and become caught up in the nightly German bombings of Birmingham and their chilling aftermath.
Rho Magna, the Laotian War Dragon by Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Psychology » Stress
Combat fighter pilot Mark Berent writes of a dragon-shaped karst mountain in Laos along the Ho Chi Minh Trail that bristles with physical and psychological danger. He writes of it as he first saw it on an F-4 FAC mission from Ubon RTAFB in 1969. Then he adds an excerpt from "Phantom Leader," one of his historical fiction books about war and politics in the Vietnam era.
Chicamauga: Battle of The Blue and The Gray by Lee Gabor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,050. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook contains a poem of reincarnation and brief details of the Battle of this sacred place in far northwest Georgia.
What Israel Has Learned about Security by Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
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? by David Hazony
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 by Mark Masek
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 by James P. Abesen
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 by Ronald T. Campbell
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 by Andrzej Wojcikiewicz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,240. Language: Polish. Published: May 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Ancient(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Rebecca Skinner
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. by Албан
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 by Brian Ross
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 by Progressive Management
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 by M.T. Dismuke
Price: Free! Words: 3,210. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012 by DarkGate. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Social history(5.00 from 1 review)
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 by Sandy Powers
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.