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Toilets, Bathtubs, Sinks, and Sewers: A History of the Bathroom
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
A fascinating, lively account of toilets, tubs, and sanitation systems with intriguingly catchy chapter titles from "Splish, Splash, the First Bath," "The Queen's Toilet," "Ugh, Gross!" to "Bathrooms Beyond Belief." This updated ebook edition underscores the need to raise global awareness that 2.6 billion people live without proper and sustainable sanitation.
Piąta Komenda
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: Polish. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Historia największej prowokacji tajnych służb komunistycznej Polski. Czym była fikcyjna Piąta Komenda WiN? Czy prowokatorzy jeszcze żyją?
Christmas Customs of Old Whitby
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,270. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011 by Paul McDermott. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Some recollections of old Christmas customs in the ancient seaport of Whitby, which lies on the North East Coast of England. The booklet covers ancient customs some probably dating back to Pagan times, such as the visitations of the 'Vessel Cup Singers'. It also includes descriptions of the special delicacies that were eaten at Yuletide in this mysterious old Yorkshire seaport.
Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,080. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » History » North America
With hundreds of police officers lining the street across from the cemetery on one side, and 3,000 Hell's Angels attending a funeral and a shooting at the same service inside the cemetery, the resulting traffic jam between the two sides made for an interesting Saturday afternoon on October 15, 2011. (A 3,730-word essay.)
Real Slave Talk, Freedom through words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This book is a gift from God, it is a basic insight of the clearest solution of modern day problems.
Oil under Sherwood Forest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
britain is an island so supplies have to be imported. during both world wars the germans decided starvation - food for the people, oil for machinery, would be effective. discovering oil in the middle of nottinghamshire made a difference. this is the story.
A Good Cup of Joe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of articles I wrote while serving in Afghanistan. They take a humorous look at life in combat. They tell the story about life that is not shown in the movies.
A Story of Vietnam
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A Story of Vietnam is the first comprehensive and inclusi history of Vietnam written in English. It provides a serious reading material to students interested in Asia. To the hyphenated Vietnamese,it presents a keen reference tool to decipher the ethnic and cultural idiosyncrasies they encounter everyday at home. Finally, this book can introduce the country of Vietnam to the discerning traveler.
The Manifesto Montecristi by Jose Marti (Full Text)./Introductory annotation by Atidem Aroha.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American
José Julián Martí y Pérez was born in Havana, Cuba on January 28, 1853. He is one of the most renowned writers in the history of Cuba and Latin America. He essentially devoted his life to the cause of independence and to the foundation of a new Cuban nation. As we perceive in the Montecristi Manifesto, Martí was a talented humanist.
Revolution in Cairo (hour by hour story)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
First edition. 'Life on Mohamed Mahmoud street goes at usual pace, just like on every other street in this district of the city – people go shopping, meet their friends, spend their time out on the roofs of old tenements. Everything is so „normal”. And then, on one winter day this „normality” disappeared and everything became completely different and this happened on the day of 25th January, 2011'
Rewolucja w Kairze (godzina za godziną)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: Polish. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Wydanie pierwsze. "Życie na ulicy Mohameda Mahmouda toczy się normalnie, jak na pozostałych ulicach w tej dzielnicy miasta – ludzie robią zakupy, spotykają się z przyjaciółmi, spędzają czas na dachach starych kamienic. Wszystko jest takie „normalne”. I nagle pewnego zimowego dnia ta „normalność” zniknęła i wszystko stało się takie inne. A było to 25 stycznia 2011 roku."
The Triptych Papers: Lectures in Post-Colonialism, Creolisation and the Epistemologies of Displacement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,170. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Post-Colonialism is revealed as "backward looking"; as tending to read its anthropology against the sociology, economics and history of which it escaped in Colonialism. In the Triptych Papers, Morris explores the problem of post-colonialism and argues that there is a value in the situation or anthropology - which is to say the life-world - of the post-colonial which he or she is apt to overlook.
Temporary Warrior WW II Memoir
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
TEMPORARY WARRIOR, WW II MEMOIR is an account of the author’s WW II days from Army Specialized Training through his days on the front line with the 103rd Division. He fights through the Vosges Mountains in France, where they breach the Siegfried Line, entering Germany. At war’s end he is in the Brenner Pass. The short epilog recounts his Company reunions through the years.
Cat Pies - feline historical trivia.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,530. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Cat Pies - Feline Historical Trivia (by Grace Elliot) Non-fiction - for lovers of cats, history and trivia! Did the Victorian's really eat 'cat pies'? Why are cats said to have nine lives? Is 'cat-gut' really made from cats? Who invented the cat flap? You'll find the answer to these and many other cat related trivia questions in 'Cat Pies.'
Gullah Ghosts: Stories and Folktales from Brookgreen Gardens in the South Carolina Lowcountry with Notes on Gullah Culture and History
Series: Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,350. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Meet . . . the shrieking ghost of Crab Boy lost forever to a fierce marsh creature ~ an ingenious slave matching wits with his plantation owner ~ the unique residents of isolated Sandy Island . . . all "ghosts" of the African-American Gullah culture once so alive along the South Carolina coast (10,000 words, 4 illustrations, 84 pages in paperback) from the longer book, "Tales from Brookgreen."
True Life - The Soldier who Served Under Three Flags
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » People of color
Clem Ryan, from Ireland, served in the Armed Forces of Ireland, Britain and the United States.He visited Hiroshima six months after the Atom Bomb. He provides a chilling first person account of that visit. He volunteered for service in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star for Meritorious Service. This is his story.
An Introduction to Hadrian's Wall: One Hundred Questions About the Roman Wall Answered
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 1. Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book provides a friendly and accessible introduction to Hadrian's Wall in the form of 100 questions and their answers. Designed to appeal to all who have heard of (but do not necessarily know much about) this important monument, it is written by an archaeologist who has walked, driven, cycled, flown, illustrated, photographed and even excavated on Hadrian's Wall
A Quick Guide To Old Baldoyle
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This book gives a short explanation of the origins of placenames in the area of the old village of Baldoyle in County Dublin, Ireland.
Look Up, Fort Wayne! A Walking Tour of Fort Wayne, Indiana
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Fort Wayne, Indiana is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Springfield! A Walking Tour of Springfield, Illinois
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Springfield, Illinois is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.