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Understanding Christian History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 161,890. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
History can only be understood if first we have a date for the happening of the historical event, and for this reason this book begins with a chronological listing of all the principal dates of the events which have led up to, and have had influence on, Christian History.
Fighting World Hunger With Words from History
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 86,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » History » World
Welcome to the latest book in my series on global hunger. This edition features articles I wrote in 2009-2012, but with a historical twist. The stories take you back in time showcasing the history of fighting hunger. A chance to see how the past can influence the present. You can see the words and actions of leaders and also citizens who fought hunger during our history.
Baldoyle 1911 - The Census Year
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,140. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
A look at the ordinary events in this north Dublin village in the year of the taking of the census, 1911. The book contains a description of events in Baldoyle and its hinterland as well as an analysis of the people who lived here, their family groupings and dwellings. Also includes statistics of marital status, occupations, children etc.
The Spirit of the Marshall Plan: Taking Action Against World Hunger, School Lunches for Kids Around the World
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Invoking the same spirit that fueled the Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe, author William Lambers calls for a global school lunch program to fight child hunger. 300 million children suffer from hunger worldwide. School lunch programs fight child hunger and also boost school attendance and performance.
365 Days of America: Inspirational Quotes for Every American
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Hot Tropica Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » History » American
Our forefathers gathered together to found this great nation, and lead us out of a most turbulent time. Their basic beliefs still hold true today: We the people have the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Rediscovering Richard III
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,280. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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In September 2012, archaeologists unearthed remains from a Leicester car park, covering what was once the city’s medieval Franciscan friary. After five months of waiting and exhaustive scientific tests, those bones were revealed to be those of Richard III, the infamous last Plantagenet king of England and the last English King to die in battle.
Million Dollar Winner: Short Stories and Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
You are the pilot of a small plane who discovers his forest is cut down… You fight a cougar, yet have no wounds… You and your wife’s retirement home on a lonely west coast island is violated… You walk a historic wooden railway trestle with thousands… You’ve won the lottery -- Yee haw!
The Fourth Option: Citizen Shares
Series: Making Money Work Better, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,780. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » History » American
The Fourth Option: Citizen Shares proposes that we replace our debt and interest based money supply with one that encourages all of us to share the work and share the wealth that our work produces. Read in this little book, that many of our greatest leaders, including Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Henry Ford and Thomas Edison, believed that government should issue, not borrow, money.
What about war...
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 16,930. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
Quotes about war
The U.S. Navy's Vision For Information Dominance - Concept, Information as a Weapon, Guiding Principles, Road Map
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concepts in this paper boldly point to the new niche Navy will fill at the intersection of maritime, information, and cyberspace domains. We do not seek to replace kinetic combat with information warfare or diminish the need for traditional instruments of military power.
True Paranormal Mystery From Haunted Islands
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Pamphlet Book. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba, Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
Most people think of sun, sand, and endless parties when they hear the word ‘Caribbean’. In some cases all of that’s true, which is why the Caribbean islands remain one of the premier destinations for sun worshippers and party goers worldwide. Here’s a not so hidden secret though: the history of the Caribbean is much darker than many people realize.
The Destruction of Hiroshima 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The destruction of Hiroshima was the first use of an atomic weapon in warfare. It wiped out a city, ended World War II and changed the course of human history.
How Many Guards at the Tomb?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by apgroup. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Christian art portrays the tomb on Easter morn as being guarded by just two Roman guards, leading both Christians and non-Christians to give credence to an explanation that was roundly dismissed at the time: the guards simply fell asleep. In this series of essays, Christian apologist Anthony Horvath shows how artist's portrayals are not only inaccurate, but undermine what they seek to honor.
Hold Fast: Tom Crean with Shackleton 1913-1916
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,300. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
When Shackleton’s ship was caught in the ice and crushed, 2nd officer Tom Crean faced each setback as though he did this sort of thing every day. When 28 men were forced to take to sea in three small boats, he took the helm of one of them. To save those men, he crossed the southern ocean in an open boat, to land on a barren shore and cross an unknown territory. Hold Fast follows on that journey.
The Legend of the Forty-Seven Ronin: A History of One of the Greatest Samurai Stories of All Time
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Revenge. Murder. Honor. These are the ingredients of one of the greatest samurai legends of all time: The Forty-Seven Ronin—the legend of samurai who take revenge on a court official who leaves them leaderless. With a gripping narrative, HistoryCaps takes you back in time for a look at perhaps the greatest samurai tales in the history of Japan. HistoryCaps is an imprint of BookCaps Study Guides
Look Up, Montpelier! A Walking Tour of Montpelier, Vermont
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,020. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, 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 self-guided walking tour. This walking tour of Montpelier, Vermont 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, Juneau! A Walking Tour of Juneau, Alaska
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,560. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. 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 Juneau, Alaska 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, Concord! A Walking Tour of Concord, New Hampshire
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, 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 Concord, New Hampshire 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.
Antarctic Diaries of the Heroic Era
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,950. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Polar regions, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Extracts from the Heroic Era Antarctic expedition diaries exemplify the immediacy and continuity of such records, qualities that are not consistently present in the other forms of recording. The diaries emerge as the most truthful, dependable and encompassing record of the Heroic Era polar experience.
Saint Valentine: The Man Who Became the Patron Saint of Love
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Biographies. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,560. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Religious biography, Nonfiction » History » European
You’ve probably heard of Saint Valentine’s Day. You may have given someone a card or a present. You may even have done it in secret, and watched the look of happiness on their face. But what do you really know about the person who inspired one of the most popular days of the year? Read this 15-minute biography to find out about the three men who may have become Saint Valentine.