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Newport Tower: Unsettled History
Price: Free! Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Newport Tower is a crude, round stone structure in Newport, Rhode Island. It is said that it was built by early colonists, as a windmill. However, there is little evidence to support that claim, and a wealth of evidence indicating that it is of much older construction, probably precolumbian.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
The first popular history and overview of Muslim women and their great accomplishments. It portrays over 50 extraordinary Muslim women from the birth of Islam in the 7th century CE through the 19th century who have played crucial roles in shaping the religion and in scholarship, the arts and much more.
Quattro settimane nelle trincee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: Italian. Published: April 6, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Copertina Quattro settimane nelle trincee Uno dei racconti di guerra più belli e toccanti sul primo conflitto mondiale. Le avventure di uno dei più grandi violinisti di tutti tempi che ricorda cosa accadde agli uomini e agli eserciti sul fronte orientale.
李氏族谱--Lee's family genealogy
Price: Free! Words: 550. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
这是广东佛山南海九江李蘭桂堂完整一脉的《李氏族谱》,欢迎世叔伯兄弟姐妹宗亲们,百川归海、万叶连根,愿李氏这棵参天大树继续兴旺发展。
One Man
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,400. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
An old knight. An eccentric sailor. A Brigadier General. An ex-slave. A professor of oratory. What do all of these men have in common? They were all once ordinary men who performed extraordinary feats and, by doing so, forever changed the course of history. The fact that one man can make a difference is actually substantiated by the fact that it is usually one man that does!
Cartea despre demnitate
Price: Free! Words: 84,970. Language: Romanian. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Music » Opera
We should all ask ourselves the logical question: what would I have done? In 1989, in the last days of Ceaușescu`s regime, a young man who was ready to graduate from high school had just a few options. Normality did not exist any longer. As far as I was concerned, 1989 came at the right moment, before I got to answer this question: what road will I take?
Arabian Knights - Volume 2
Series: Knights of Arabia, Book 2 · Arabian Knights, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,990. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
In this volume you can read about hidden tombs and lost wells, brave knights and cowardly murderers, an endangered crown prince and a man looking for his soul mate. Whether you’re interested in anthropology, theology or just plain old-fashioned adventure, you're sure to find a story you like in this fun second installment of the narrative history series "Knights of Arabia".
Was It Murder? The Life and Mysterious Death of John Thomas Wacaster (1848-1916)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,480. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by Rincom Productions. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
John Thomas Wacaster lived a fairly normal life for his time...until he married his second wife. From there, life went downhill until he died under somewhat mysterious circumstances. Among questions needing answers are: Was the death certificate perjured? Was he shot? Did his wife shoot him? Was his wife a Madam? Did she run a Bordello? Was there a coverup by police and city officials?
o cavaleiro da dinamarca
Price: Free! Words: 9,040. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
a historia é narrado por um cavaleiro que vivia norte da dinamarca . Na noite de Natal ele disse que ia a jerusalem como pergrino. Lêem vai valer apena
Why My Father Ran
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,250. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A powerful and emotional biography of holocaust survivor, Sam Shatz, as told by his daughter. Leaving his memoirs intact, she has painstakingly transcribed them from numerous sources so you can 'hear his story in his voice.' Henia shares what it was like to grow up as the daughter of a holocaust survivor.
MFAA: The History of the Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Program (Also Known as Monuments Men)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,400. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The Holocaust was the systematic murder of six million European Jews by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi Party. The horrors of the Holocaust have documented been many times. Even those that were not killed, mutilated, or starved in concentration camps were stripped of their citizenship and their identities. The Nazis did not stop there, though. Hitler, in his quest to build an empire, planned and executed the
Torture: The Pros and Cons of the Issue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,790. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Torture. That single word is enough to spark a passionate debate from either side. It’s hard to form a view one way or another when there is so much heated opinion for or against it. The ViewCaps Pros and Cons series takes a step back and looks at the issue objectively. It lays out only the facts and let’s you decide what opinion to take. ViewCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With e
The Pencil Case
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,950. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
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A hit on the head with a pencil case began Paul Wilson's lifelong battle against the system and the pencil-pushers who tormented him. Neither wrongful incarceration nor childhood abuse and deprivation could break Paul Wilson’s indomitable spirit, but survival meant an endless battle against the system that stole him from his family and denied him his freedom and his identity.
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part I
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Haunted Africa: True Ghost Stories Part 1 includes a compilation of African stories from South Africa, Zimbabwe and Uganda which explores demonic possessions, haunted dwellings, child ritual abuse, witchcraft and African goblins. Anything can happen in Africa; strange creatures show themselves all the time and you might have read about how people get their way all the time using goblins..
Colonial Mexico
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Explore Colonial Central Mexico. A few miles upstream from town the mirror surface of the water seems barely to reflect the passage of any time at all, though the kiss of many years is evident in the erosion along the river’s banks. Señoras wash their family’s clothes on the banks of the Rio Laja, which drains the central highlands while children scamper among the burros.
The Bells of San Blas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
The empty bell tower at the stone ruins of Iglesia de Nuestra Senora del Rosario has withstood the test of time. This grand sentinel and has overseen the birth and death of this once busy shipbuilding center since 1792 from its hilltop perch.
The Ghosts of the Flats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,120. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
The sun climbs high on an azure sky, and on the flats it’s easy to empty your head of everything except instinct and sense that my life had become complicated. The easy pace of the Bahamian people is addictive and I could easily see myself slipping into the natural progression of this place.
Haida Gwaii
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,920. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
They lie on the edge of the province's collective memory like a dream scarce remembered; mythical and elusive, full of meaning and great beauty, yet incomprehensible to the waking mind. Impossible not to marvel at, and revel in, these are the Queen Charlotte Islands, arguably one of the most beautiful and diverse landscapes in the world.
The AVMA: 150 Years of Education, Science and Service (Volume 4)
Price: Free! Words: 22,800. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is a celebration of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and all it has accomplished for its members and the veterinary profession during its first 150 years. This fourth volume contains Chapters 6-8.
The AVMA: 150 Years of Education, Science and Service (Volume 3)
Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This book is a celebration of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and all it has accomplished for its members and the veterinary profession during its first 150 years. This third volume contains Chapters 3-5.