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Qi lái! - Arise!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Translated from German - available in English 1st time! From 1939 till the end of the war in 1945 the Viennese doctor Walter Freudmann served with the Chinese Red Cross on the side of the Chinese government forces in the Sino-Japanese war. After his return he wrote a report about his adventures in China and Burma which was published in 1947 by Neue Zeit publishing house in Linz, Austria.
Manifesto for the Abolition of Enslavement to Interest on Money
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » History » European
Originally published in 1919 by Gottfried Feder, this new translation of one of the most important historical economic manuscripts proposes some revolutionary changes to the German economy that are also applicable to any nation today. Gottfried Feder was a key founder of the German Nazi Party and the economic mentor of Adolf Hitler.
Karamojo Bell
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Walter "Karamojo" Bell spent half his life hunting in Africa, and made a fortune from the ivory trade.
Napper Tandy, The Irish Patriot
Price: Free! Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Historical » General
Napper Tandy was born in Dublin in 1740, an ironmonger's son. He was Secretary of the United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found the United Irishmen. He led the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was sentenced to death, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom which came to others Like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. This is his his story.
Heart of Thanksgiving
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The truest “holiday,” or “holy day” is in the essence of gratitude we carry in our heart, and live in each day. Not a date on a calendar. Celebrating holidays gives us an opportunity to pause from daily to-do’s and survival to find greater meaning and significance in our life. Heart of Thanksgiving is about family celebrations and traditions.
Raising Ruckus: The Decline of Public Education in the 21st Century
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
What is the purpose of education? Why did we create a national school system? The answers are a lot darker than you think. Before we can solve the problems in schools today, we must consider how schools were first started. Witbeck takes the reader back in time to the Industrial Revolution to discover what our schools are really for, the hidden agenda of education, and how it can be stopped.
The Coracle: One Man in a Tub
Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
(5.00 from 1 review)
My introduction to the coracle was not the most promising, I grant you, just a joke email from a bored colleague. But, apparently, it was all I needed. Because, it’s not just racing down a river in a glorified snow sled, shield, or basket, but a journey through such wild territories as Welsh Indians, cadavers, poaching, and sheep wrasslin’, just to name a few.
The Deluge
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
(5.00 from 1 review)
Is it possible everything we are told about the history of humanity is wrong? The Deluge - part 1 explores the questions around what really happened at the end of the last ice age and the flood myths that have influenced our understanding of who we are and where we come from.
The Dirty Thirties: A History of the Dust Bowl
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
The Dust Bowl was the largest ecological disaster in United States history, coinciding with the nation’s worst economic crisis, the Great Depression of the 1930s. Massive dust storms, combined with nearly a decade of drought, wreaked havoc on parts of Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arkansas.
The Battle of Vimeiro
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 17. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,140. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
It was the Battle of Vimeiro that established the reputation of Sir Arthur Wellesley, later to be the Duke of Wellington.
Russian Espionage: History of Soviet and Russian Spying
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,840. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
If secret agents were truly secret, books such as this could never be written. Fortunately for the curious reader, agents become double agents, spies rat out their handlers, and intelligence officers undergo ideological crises. Spies who jump the wall often do so with sensitive knowledge and documents that become public.
From Bird Ponds to Monsters: A History of Diabetes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / diabetes, Nonfiction » History » History of things
From Bird Ponds to Monsters: A History of Diabetes is a book detailing the thousands of years of diabetes research and medical practice in the field of diabetes that have advanced our knowledge of this disease. This book revealing the extensive work that has gone into the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes up until the present day.
Factions and Pyramids
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
The world order is structured in three levels; factions, authorities and collectives. Symbolically, it is a triangle, but more accurately a Pyramid. Factions are the power at the pinnacle, the authorities the instrument of power beneath and the collectives the builders of value at the base. It is a feudal arrangement, little different from the past, merely of greater sophistication.
In Search of the English Female Identity
Price: Free! Words: 28,220. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
In this first volume we look; without prejudice from Pre-historic law of strength, through to the all-encompassing links of Plato’s ‘Great Chain of Being’ and how the determined efforts of a few powerful “women hating” men impacted on the lives of females throughout the then known world.
British Intelligence And The Formation Of A Policy Toward Russia, 1917-1918: Missing Dimension Or Just Missing?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,270. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Internal collapse and a succession of varying Russian governments in 1917 necessitated the need for British policy makers to re-evaluate their attitudes toward Russia. It is well-known that this ultimately evolved into hostility towards Bolshevism. What is not so evident is how this decision was arrived at. Nor was it as clear-cut as one might believe.
Cold Visits
You set the price! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Short visits to the cemetary There were nay vists to the cemetary Expecially Resurection Cemetary in Illinois. This is where mom. My brother stepfather and mother and brother are located.
Wildomar Cemetery History
Price: Free! Words: 56,430. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wildomar Cemetery, located at 21400 Palomar Street in the city of Wildomar, Riverside County, California, has been steeped in lore since it was established over 114 years ago in 1898. The author has traced the beginnings and outlines the major events to affect the cemetery. Information concerning burials of early settlers is included along with other interesting facts, discrepancies and mysteries.
Beyond Neptune Spear: The (Open) Secret History of SEAL Team Six, Post-9/11
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The modern history of SEAL Team Six did not begin with the killing of Osama bin Laden, nor did it end there. Once mired in controversy and doubt, ST6 has blossomed into one of the most accomplished fighting units the world has ever known. Beyond Neptune Spear not only details SEAL Team's Six modern history, but places it in context.
Sailor on Ice: Tom Crean with Scott in the Antarctic 1910-1913
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,130. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » History » Polar regions
Tom Crean’s courage in the face of deadly odds his fellow Antarctic explorers. Had he weakened and failed their lives would have remained stories untold. This is the story of a common man in uncommon circumstances who met every challenge as it came with steadfast purpose. If he knew fear, he never showed it.
Sweet
You set the price! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The workings of Mr. Sweet. He was an average black man who tried to survive In this world in an all white neighbor hood.