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The Land Of The Rulers
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Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Essay » Sociology
Feudal land, war and village life in the Rajasthan desert. A Rathore clan ruled Chelana for a few centuries up to the end of feudal rule in 1952. How it fought at the battle fields and how it lived at home. How different village groups interacted. Their relation to land and each others before and after the feudal land system was abolished. Changes in land tax. The fate of the village lord family.
Woman Slugged; Left for Dead: The True Crime of Handsome Jack Koetters
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #9. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,660. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
On November 14, 1912, house detectives at the Saratoga Hotel in Chicago discovered the body of a woman in room 409 on a blood-soaked mattress. The labels in her clothing led police to Cincinnati, where Mrs. Emma Kraft, a highly-respected widow who had recently taken up with a much younger man of dubious reputation, one "Handsome Jack" Koetters, and a nationwide manhunt was on.
Eu Me Lembro
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Price: Free! Words: 8,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Essay » Author profile
Alguns episódios que marcaram a minha adolescência, em Pompéia, SP
Võ công tuyệt học - Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung có sức hấp dẫn kì lạ, ngoài bốn yếu tố là võ, hiệp, kì, tình, còn cho chúng ta thấy chân trời bát ngát của văn hóa Trung Hoa : từ các loại tuyệt học võ công đến thơ ca, thư pháp, nhạc, vũ đạo, các môn học thuật khác như âm dương, ngũ hành, dưỡng sinh, kinh lạc...
Swimming With Katrina
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is a first hand, non-fiction account of the Author's experience as he witnessed and survived Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
A Brief History of the Intertestamental Period
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Price: Free! Words: 3,020. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Ever wonder what happened in the 400 years between the Old and New Testaments? This compact reference guide will provide a cursory overview of the Bible's "time of silence".
Tipu Sultan- The Tyrant of Mysore
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is part of a series of books aimed at disseminating the accurate history of India drawn from the primary sources. History writing, especially about the medieval Muslim rule has been fraught with political correctness, controversy, and in several cases, downright falsification. This book contributes in De-Mystifying the distorted History of India.
То был мой театр
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Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
When Presidents Turn On America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,690. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
George H. W. Bush was the first president to declare that he was in the process of integrating the Americas that would be set up as a trading region. The first effort was the FTAA, the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In addition, governance would be under United Nations laws that would be enforced on all member states of the Americas.
Średniowiecze. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
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Dzieje Europy i Polski w średniowieczu. W książce omówiono początki państwa polskiego, okres rozbicia dzielnicowego i unię z Litwą. Scharakteryzowano także między innymi przebieg krucjat oraz wojny stuletniej.
Starożytność. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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Dzieje Europy i świata w starożytności. W książce przedstawiono historię despotycznych monarchii Bliskiego i Dalekiego Wschodu, dzieje greckich miast-państw oraz historię imperium rzymskiego.
The Case For Ordinary People In National History: Towards New Narratives Of Australia’s Past
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Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The settlement of Australia and New Zealand were among the most ambitions experiments in social engineering ever attempted. But the hundreds of thousands of ordinary people who made it happen are often absent from the standard histories. This is my case for including ordinary people in national history throught an emerging genre of history known as the ‘new history from below’.
The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Treasury & Annex (by Howard Carter & Brian V. Hunt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In this third and final volume of Howard Carter's classic work on his historic discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, he gets down to the details of the objects contained in the Treasury and the Annexe.
Drifting
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,150. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Drifting is the story of Celesta Taylor as told through entries from her diaries. It relates her struggles as widow living on a farm in Quebec at the turn of the last century.
Megaliths of Jewish Lost Tribes
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Price: Free! Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
There are two unresolved mysteries in history. One is the disappearance of the ten Israelite tribes that the Assyrians had enslaved and transported to their lands and put them to slave for the empire. They eventually disappeared from history, and the Bible refers to them as the ‘Lost People’. This is an effort to discover their survivors.
The Open Door: A History of Tacoma Community College
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Price: Free! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
A narrative history of Tacoma Community College, as told by the students, faculty, staff and community leaders who helped to build, develop and defend the institution's open door to educational opportunity.
General Advice: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 4,010. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight general principles of war from an armchair general. The play on words on general is deliberate.
'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum
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Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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Royal Marine museum is within the Landguard Fort complex situated at the southern end of Felixstowe (Suffolk). It is the last place a foreign invading force landed and were defeated on the British main land. It was also the very first battle that the Royal Marines fought on land, having been formed only three years earlier during 1664.
Older Gentleman's Day (Book 3 Regency Life Series)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Older Gentleman’s Day is Book 3 in the Regency Life Series and shows both the fun and stresses that an older gentleman faced every day in the early 1800’s. Through historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes, it shows an older gentleman juggling the family finances while fulfilling a large list of social obligations and taking his seat in parliament.
American History A Day at A Time - February
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American history each day. The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago