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The Dance Manias of The Middle Ages by Osie Turner
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 by Jerry Goodwin
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 by Lynn Michelsohn
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 by Edgar Bailitis
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" by T.M. Sparks
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 by P. Hogan
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 by E-Kitap Projesi
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 by Laurie Izzy
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 by Hank Kellner
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) by Joyce DiPastena
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!
De Belgische Folkrevival - Constructie en Deconstructie by Cornelis Vanistendael
Price: Free! Words: 17,730. Language: Dutch. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Folk, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book (in Dutch) is about the Belgian Folk Revival after WW II, it's history, construction and decontruction. For the moment only the first part about folksongs is available. Two more parts about folk instruments and folkdancing will follow later.
To Kinhma tou Merentith by Babis Kavvadias
Price: Free! Words: 47,680. Language: Greek. Published: August 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
To istoriko ths katalhpshs ths polhs twn Patrwn epi 5 hmeres apo stasiastes me epi kefalis ton Lohago Orofylakhs Nikolao Merentith, apo tis 27 Noembrh ews thn 1 Dekembri 1847. Htan ena lhstriko - stasiastiko kinhma 'h mhpws eixe kai ba8ytera politika xarakthristika?
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire: Ultimate Fan Guide by Kimberly Wilder
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,500. Language: American English. Published: August 4, 2013 by Kimberly Wilder. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire is the great-great-great-great aunt of Princess Diana and a relative of Baby Cambridge.This ultimate fan guide celebrates Georgiana's life as loving mother, entertaining friend, de facto politician, and Empress of Fashion. It includes reviews and an "Absolute Plot Spoiler" for biography, movie, and DVD. A must read for fans of Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire.
The Blight by S.E. Levac
Price: Free! Words: 380. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Blight is a poem commemorating the irish potato famine that occurred between 1845-1852 where entire families emigrated to Canada and the U.S. The entire country is said to have decreased in population by 20% due to the fleeing families and starvation. With a staggering total death count estimated at 1 million.
The 1968 Tet Offensive Battles of Quang Tri City and Hue - The Fight for the Triangle and the Citadel, West of Hue, Stalemate in the Citadel, plus Secretary of Defense History Excerpt by Progressive Management
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,000. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph focuses on the battles of Quang Tri City and Hue that took place during the 1968 Tet offensive . The offensive itself, an all-out effort by Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces to overrun the major cities of South Vietnam, marked the turning point of the Vietnam War.
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East by Dennis De Witt
Price: Free! Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
An Orphan’s Lure of the Far East is a short story about two brothers living at a brook near the Dutch town of Delft during the eighteen century. During their stay in a Church run orphanage, the two van der Beek brothers dreamt of adventure and fortune that could be made in the Far East. It is a typical bittersweet tale depicting human courage, self-preservation and destiny.
21st Century Slave Narrative by Timothy Conerson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This e-book explains how many urban centers of the late 20th century, early 21st century were the same as old U. S. slave quarters.
Ghosts of Gettysburg II: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places of the Battlefield by Mark Nesbitt
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Military
"Ghosts of Gettysburg II" is the second volume in Mark Nesbitt's popular book series. After the release of the first volume, people began contacting Mr. Nesbitt to share their ghostly experiences on the Gettysburg battlefield. This volume includes more ghostly encounters on the Gettysburg battlefield, on the Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town of Gettysburg.
The King here is the people—Demokratia by John Skoyles
Price: Free! Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In ancient Greek ordinary people ran their own society. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.