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African American Core Values: A Guide for Everyone
Price: Free! Words: 43,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » History » American
A common sense plan for advancement that everyone can use...A concise survey of African American history, in the words of people who lived it...An introduction to major figures in black literature from Sojourner Truth to President Obama
A History of Ireland - A New Perspective (Part 1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,210. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Brief introduction to Irish history, approaching it from a theological perspective. Book sets the scene and the approach for the other 'parts' of this interesting, gripping and contested history. These will be published in due course.
Hindbusters
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.
Secrets from the Archives (Volumes 1 to 5)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,160. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » American
Secret letters, spies, mystery lovers. Explore intriguing historical documents in “Secrets from the Archives;” a world of secret chambers, startling discoveries, and centuries-old mysteries. Includes "Proven to All the World: The Pewter Plate that Changed History," "Reputation in Flames: A President Lost, Found, and Lost Again," and three other stories. Uncover the secrets of the archives.
KGO Radio Jumps The Shark: More News, Less Talk (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Radio, Nonfiction » History » North America
After Cumulus Media switched KGO Radio (810AM) from an all talk format to an all news format in December 2011, laying off the best radio talent in the San Francisco Bay Area and throwing away 40 years of broadcasting history in a desperate bid to improve ratings, the lost of familiar voices over the airwaves was heartbreaking. (A 3,660-word essay.)
Dirty Money
Series: Adventures in Journalism, Book 10 ยท Opinions and essays, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
(5.00 from 1 review)
In this brief history of banking, the author traces the shadow of corruption that has followed the banking industry throughout recorded history accompanied by lavish illustrations.
The Endless Possibilities of Paper Mache - Imagination vs. Armageddon in the Cold War
You set the price! Words: 73,580. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
As an actor & activist in Boston during the early 1980's, Jo Swanson was committed to saving the world. A founding member of the popular movement, Food Not Bombs, Swanson chronicles her numerous and wildly varied attempts to head off the arms race, shut down nuclear power and end US intervention in Central America - with little more than a few good ideas and a handful of like-minded friends.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Two: U. S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
This second section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping describes the logistics and tactics of General U. S. Grant during the Vicksburg campaign and the role that maps played in his maneuvers.
Sounds in the Silent Air
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,070. Language: British English. Published: February 1, 2012 by The New Curiosity Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Reflections on the impact of the First World War on the creative soul of English music.
Boudicca
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
The wrath of a Queen causes the death of one hundred and thirty thousand people, the destruction of three cities and the humiliation of an Empire. Based on the true story of Britain’s first Queen
Native American Wisdom, Maxims and Spiritual Insights (2nd Edition)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,100. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » American
Collection of poignant quotes from 50 Native American women and men (17th century to 20th century) as they witness their way of life transformed from self-determination to assimilation. Includes biographical information, historical facts, and link to a complimentary copy of "Indian Heroes and Great Chieftains" by Charles A. Eastman (Ohiyesa), a Sioux activist, lecturer and physician.
Timisoara - o scurta istorie
You set the price! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
O scurta prezentare istorica a orasului Timisoara, asa cum este ea pe www.247timisoara.com
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Price: Free! Words: 37,250. Language: Italian. Published: January 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Un incubo terrificante. Il ritorno di una mummia. Una parola incomprensibile. Un viaggio nel passato dove Sarah, attraverso l’ipnosi regressiva, scopre di aver vissuto, durante una sua vita precedente, una tormentata storia d’amore con il futuro Faraone d’Egitto.
Outpost A Doctor on the Divide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 79,740. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book recounts the story of "The Doctor". Gweneth Wisewould gives a personal historical view of the people, their lives and illnesses, the beauty and ferocity of the local environment and great difficulties being the sole doctor practising in all weathers and harsh conditions. She forsake personal wealth to give her life to treat her patients in the Australian community in Central Victoria.
Victorian Crimebeaters - the birth of law and order
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 85,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
This is a unique account of the early days of policing in England from the night watchmen of the 1820s to the introduction and development of the detective force up and until 1910. It contains a particularly unusual report of life on the beat and how officers dealt with a variety of crimes. Includes reports on Sherlock Holmes and early ant-terrorism measures.
The Turin Shroud
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
For centuries belief that the Shroud of Turin really bears the likeness of the crucified Jesus Christ was a matter of faith alone. Then in 1898 it was photographed and the negative image revealed a wealth of detail. Was this the image of Jesus?
Rennes le Chateau
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,400. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
It is the hiding place of the Holy Grail, or a great secret that will rock the Church. It is a place of hidden treasure and dark knowledge. It is the place where Jesus is buried... These are just some of the many theories now current about the village where a Victorian priest became strangely - and massively - rich, and where he left clues to a great mystery in the very fabric of his church.
Hitch Hiking from Panama
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,920. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A true story of a precarious trip from the Galapagos Islands to California in 1967. The author was 19 years old. It was a different world then.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section One: Marching with Maps & Mapping the Shenandoah Valley
Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Military
This first section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping includes an introduction to the series as well as a description of the efforts by the opposing Confederate and Federal Armies to accurately map the logistically and strategically crucial valley sheltered between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains.
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill, Norwich, Norfolk.
You set the price! Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-on-the-Hill, located just outside Norwich, served as an Inn from the late C17 through to 1912. References to this hostelry can be found in Parson James Woodforde's country 'Diaries'. A short, history of this now private residence can be found on Kindle. Written by Susy Scott, the author of Finding Jingo.