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Cafeneaua Coanei Europa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: Romanian. Published: May 3, 2015 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » European
În carte sunt redate evoluții geopolitice de după epoca Războiului Rece, cu accent pe relația SUA și Federației Ruse cu Balcanii și Orientul Mijlociu
Memories of the Second World War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,940. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This is a collection of interviews with people who remember the Second World War. None of them were on the front line, but some were serving their country as Naval Wrens, one was a Royal Air Force Cartographer, and one was posted at Bletchley Park, involved in code breaking activities there. Among the other interviewees are a nurse, farmer, evacuee, & man who remembers German occupation of Jersey.
What You Never Knew About the Religion of the Aztecs, Mayas and Incas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,570. Language: Simple English. Published: May 1, 2015 by O. Jay (Emperor). Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious cults, Nonfiction » History » American
The book came about as a result of team work and hard work; a product of the study of the ancient religion especially that of the Aztecs, Mayas and Incas of the North and South America respectively. The book x-rays their religious beliefs, lives and practices. If really you want to know intimately about the religious of these people you don’t have to go and buy three different books.
Venice: A Travel Guide to Murano Glass, Carnival Masks, Gondolas, Lace, Paper, & More (Laura Morelli's Authentic Arts)
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Headed to Venice, Italy? Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. This indispensable guide, packed with useful information on pricing, quality, and value, includes practical tips for locating the most authentic goods in Venice, one of the busiest tourist destinations in the world.
The Book and Libraries
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The history of the book, and the relationship between the book and libraries.
Shipbuilding at Seaham Harbour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History
The town of Seaham stands proud on the Durham coast in the north-east of England. Seaham once built ships. Fine, sturdy wooden sailing ships. The shipyards are now gone; the patent slipways, pontoons, dry docks, workshops are all gone and no trace remains to remind Seaham of this once flourishing industry. This book documents the fine history of shipbuilding at Seaham between 1832 and 1899.
In Search Of A New Zealand National Identity
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This is an introduction to whether there is a distinctive New Zealand national identity and, if so, what prompted its development, what sustains it and whether it has changed character over time.
Regency Overview Book 1 Regency Life Series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes give an overview of life through longer Regency years, plus a light-hearted look at the people, places, and fashions of the times.
Mary Queen of the Scots
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
Reimar Horten's 1960 Proposed Design For A Delta Winged Jet Powered Cruise Missile For The IAe Argentina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook tells the story of the cruise missile proposed by Reimar Horten in 1960, powered by a Rolls Royce engine and sporting a delta-winged design, never to leave the drawing board. Digital images by Mario Merino.
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015 by PARIAH PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester is a considered introduction to the subject of historical newsprint and song from the pre-eminent broadside balladress of the Manchester region - Jennifer Reid. A rising talent in her field of research.
The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush
Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This is a memoir of the Petersens, one of the first families to settle at Croydon Bush, a farming district near Gore in Southland. Full of tales of Sydney convicts, Māori princesses and Norwegian whalers who jumped ship, their story is typical of the many thousands of settlers who came to New Zealand. It tells how ordinary people built a new community – and a new nation.
A New Approach on Old Issues Of Ancient Vietnamese History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Vietnamese people, more than ever, are in need of a past that came closest to the truth, to bring back precious experiences built on bone and blood which are being forgotten, the expensive lessons our ancestors had tragically bargained for.
Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền
Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn “Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền” giới thiệu phương pháp luyện tập khinh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật biểu diễn 6 tuyệt kỹ, như :đi trên lửa, đứng trên quả trứng, đứng thăng bằng trên bóng đèm điện, du thang giấy. v.v. Sách cũng giới thiệu phương pháp tập luyện ngạnh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật, biểu diễn, như : dùng một ngón tay chọc thủng đá, dùng dây xích quấn c
The Fabulous Films of the 30s
Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » History » North America
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.
A Small Qango — Reminiscences of the Home Budgeting Advisory Committee of the Minister of Social Welfare 1978 - 1988
Price: Free! Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance / money management
The Home Budgeting Advisory Committee exercised initiatives that were unprecedented for “Quasi Autonomous Government Organisations”. In ten years of committee meetings and gatherings it prompted a shift in the attitude of government to the expenses of volunteer organisations. Its legacy is seen in $407m of household debt now being managed by family budgeting groups.
Earth Epochs
Price: Free! Words: 77,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Earth Epochs looks at major cataclysms across the Holocene, the Earth's Axis Tilt event of 3,448 YBP and its world wide cataclysm. And the Last Great Cataclysm, 7000 Years ago and its catastrophic effects. It also reviews in detail the Younger-Dryas event of 12,900 YBP. In addition, it also makes the case for Giant Humans and Dinosaurs in the Historic Record.
Fairbury, Illinois and the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story interweaves the stories of prominent Fairbury citizens and the 1893 Columbian Exposition. If you are interested in Fairbury history, this short story explains Fairbury's role in the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
See you in Istanbul - Kistalight
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: Swedish. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Äldre par på vift i Istanbul eller livet är en weekend tour
Priče iz Gođenja - 2.dio
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: Bosnian. Published: April 19, 2015 and represented by Irfan Lilic. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Knjiga "Priče iz Gođenja" je serija priča koje su nastale u periodu od 2005 do 2014 u kojima je Mehmedalija Sulejman Lilić prenosio vijesti iz rodnog sela i sa svojim bogatim i razumljivim stilom uz mnoštvo slika budio uspomene po svijetu rasutih Gođenjaca. Drugi dio obuhvata dio priča napisanih 2005., 2006. i 2007. godine