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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 in the Historical Record as well 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
Back of a Beer Mat: Bits from the Blog
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » History » European
The award-winning authors of 'Brew Britannia' and Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog have selected their favourite posts from the last few years, given them a polish, and put them together as a taster of what they're about. If you're interested in the places, people and events which have shaped the modern British beer scene, you'll enjoy pieces about Boddington's Bitter, Adnams of Southwold, and the
WORD OF GOD IS, MOSHIACH BEN YOSEF, MOSHIACH BEN DAVID!!!
Price: Free! Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Theology
To all Jews scattered all over the earth and to those of Israel, I hope this book will be useful about the fact to understand who is MOSHIACH, as to bring an understanding about the salvation on which YAHWEH-ELOHIM it brings through the MOSHIACH.
Chuyện trời ơi ! Facebook.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách chọn lọc hơn 100 câu chuyện đã được đăng trên Facebook(trích từ những sách của Đông A Sáng); mục đích mua vui, thư giãn, được nhiều bạn bè hoan nghênh. Mỗi chuyện đều có ý vị riêng nhưng chung nhất là dí dỏm, ưu nhã phóng túng và lãng mạn.
Zulu War Heroes: Defenders of Rorke's Drift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Concise biographical tributes and stories of the deeds of a selection of men who played a prominent part in the defence of Rorke's Drift against an army of determined and ferocious warriors during the Zulu War of 1879. The battle was made famous by the motion picture 'Zulu!'
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III: Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is the second edition of The New World Crisis, a short history of the Second Cold War and, perhaps, the origins of the Third World War. Unlike traditional histories, it is intended to be a living document which I will regularly update to account for new developments and interpretations.
The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by General Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Assembled with skill and sensitivity by social activist Homer A. Jack, this selection of brief and incisive quotations range from religion and theology, personal and social ethics, service, and international and political affairs, to the family, education, culture, Indian problems, and Gandhi's most original concept, satyagraha — group nonviolent direct action.
Rươu & văn hóa Trung Hoa
Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách giới thiệu với các quý bạn: 1. Nguồn gốc rượu Trung Hoa 2. Danh tửu Trung Hoa 3. Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa 4. Những chuyện chung quanh chén rượu 5. Tao Đàn và thi sĩ tửu đồ. Xuyên suốt cuốn sách là đề cao tửu đức, đức tính của người uống rượu. Sách có nhiều tư liệu quý, nhiều câu thơ, bài thơ hay, nhiều câu thú vị, dí dỏm; dễ đọc và hấp dẫn.
Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa
Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách giới thiệu với các quý bạn: 1. Nguồn gốc rượu Trung Hoa 2. Danh tửu Trung Hoa 3. Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa 4. Những chuyện chung quanh chén rượu 5. Tao Đàn và thi sĩ tửu đồ. Xuyên suốt cuốn sách là đề cao tửu đức, đức tính của người uống rượu. Sách có nhiều tư liệu quý, nhiều câu thơ, bài thơ hay, nhiều câu thú vị, dí dỏm; dễ đọc và hấp dẫn.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » American
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.
Lusitania Diary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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100 years after the Lusitania was torpedoed, a passenger’s diary was translated into English, revealing the story of an earlier journey aboard the doomed ocean liner. The author was a 33 year old Danish photographer, who describes his safe voyage to America; the hardships, joys and social life aboard the magnificent ship, seven years before disaster killed nearly 1,200 men, women and children.
The Secret Files of White America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » American
It all starts with a file on many Black Americans--even those without a history of imprisonment. I am afraid of our Hebrew Elohim and what he will do to protect Black America--good Whites are clueless. Already the God of Israel is turning spring into winter, and coming is a winter during the summers. America must let its Hebrew slaves return to Israel by moving the people there without murdering.