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Bibliografia Carolíngia Breve
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,860. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 14, 2017 by Amadeu Amorim. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages, Nonfiction » History » European
The book consists of a bibliography of printed books in English, French and Portuguese on the subject of Charlemagne and the Carolingians.
A B-25 Bomber Crashes Into The Empire State Building July 28, 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,940. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The twin-engine Mitchell Bomber that crashed into the Empire State Building in late July 1945 was en route to La Guardia Airport from Massachusetts. A veteran pilot was lost in a dense fog. Flying at approximately 1,775 feet the aircraft was beneath a 2,000 feet altitude limit followed by aviators at the time. Aside from the three crewmen on the B-25D eleven building occupants lost their lives.
The Age of Dragons - A Historical Guide to These Legendary Creatures
Price: Free! Words: 3,730. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference
The Age of Dragons: a short non-fiction educational guide that explores the origin and impact that dragons have had on a variety of cultures. Questions such as... what is the oldest dragon inspired artifact? Are dragons evil? What does the Bible say about dragons?... and many more are answered in this 16 page pictorial guide.
Yunan Aşk Tanrıcaları
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: Turkish. Published: March 10, 2017 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Aşkta güven... Aşk nasıl da kör olmaktır, karanlıkta sevgilinin yüzünü ancak dokunarak görebilmektir, onun istediklerini yapmak, bundan sonsuz mutluluk duymaktır, bu mutluluksa karşılık bekleyerek ya da içerde kuşkular (sinsi sinsi) taşıyarak olacak iş değildir... Yunan mitolojisi ne de güzel sembollerle anlatmıştır “güven”i ve “teslimiyet”i... İşte Psyche’nin hikayesi bunun en içten anlatımıdır.
Kurtuluş Savaşı Destanı
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 19,280. Language: Turkish. Published: March 10, 2017 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Türk milletinin var olma veya yok olma sınırına geldiği fevkalâde bir ortam olan Milli Mücadele’de Türk çocukları, bizzat silâh kullanıp çarpışmalara girdiği gibi, istihbarat ve lojistik alanda faaliyet göstererek Türk İstiklal Harbi’nde milli bir mesuliyet duygusuyla karınca – kararınca hizmet etmişlerdir.
Lidya Uygarlığı
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 24,340. Language: Turkish. Published: March 10, 2017 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Lidyalılar zamanla ticarette daha pratik bir yöntem geliştirdiler. Mal götürüp, mal getirmek yerine; mal ile sembolik değerleri değiştirmeyi öğrettiler insanlara… Adına sikke dendi, para dendi… Hatta, Napolyon çok zaman sonra para, para, para!... Diye hepten abarttı… Evet, Lidyalılar parayı buldu, altın parayı…
Varina Howell Davis First Lady of the Confederate States of America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
As the wife of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy, Varina Howell had tremendous responsibilities. Factional struggles between women from the different states required mediation.The First Lady was also responsible for visiting the sick and wounded soldiers in hospitals. Receptions for late arriving officers were planned. By 1864 Varina was advising her ailing husband and shaping policy.
Dil Tarih ve Gelenekleriyle Lazlar
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 27,200. Language: Turkish. Published: March 10, 2017 by noktaekitap. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Mizahın olmadığı toplumlar sağlıklı olamaz. Açıktır ki, mizahı en bol insan topluluklarından biri de Lazlardır. Onlar koca burunlu olsalar da, burunları ile alay edebilirler. Diğer bir deyimle, mizah ruhunu temsil ederler. Sanki mizah için yaratılmışlar; dünyanın en hareketli insanlarıdır. Onları Türkiye'nin ve dünyanın her yerinde bulabiliriz.
From A Blood-Red Sea: The Last Voyage of Daniel Collins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
The true survival story of a US sailor who, in 1824, was shipwrecked in shark-infested waters, brutally attacked by pirates, and forced to endure an epic journey across land and sea in a desperate effort to escape from the pirates, to reach civilization, and to find a way home. For fans of "The Revenant" and "In the Heart of the Sea".
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - November Edition
Series: This Day in Early American Frontier History – 2016. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,740. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This frontier history includes the following stories on America’s origins: November 05, 1492 - Christopher Columbus learns of maize November 15, 1626 - Pilgrims Buy Out London Investors November 21, 1760 - Joseph Plumb Martin Born November 26, 1753 - Letter From John Franklin to Benjamin Franklin November 30, 1753 - Washington Departs from Logstown
Out of Latvia - The son of a Latvian immigrant searches for his roots
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » European
Peter Jirgens tells the story of his youth as the son of a Latvian immigrant in Australia. He shares his father’s stories of life under Soviet rule and dreams of seeing Latvia himself. In1980, despite the possibility of being drafted into the Soviet army or sent to Siberia, Peter enters Latvia. His thirst for adventure almost costs him his life.
Gallows Dust and Other Works
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Gallows Dust is a nonfiction short story about Eric Zanne's and others' time in Iraq as U.S. soldiers. The Ritual is a short fiction story about a young mage's attempts to gain a teacher. Father Art is a short fiction story about a werewolf hunting priest.
Kashmir - The Birth of a New Nation
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The solution for home rule involved two issues. 1) That a new Muslim Homeland form to accommodate all the Muslims of the region of “India.” 2) The semi-autonomous Maharajahs choice of being part of India, Pakistan (the new Muslim homeland) or remain independent of both.
Rights of Man
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,810. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Written by famed political theorist Thomas Paine, "Rights of Man" argues that popular political revolution is permissible when a government does not safeguard the natural rights of its citizens. It defends the French Revolution against Edmund Burke's attack in "Reflections on the Revolution in France" (1790), and is considered a classic statement of faith and egalitarianism.
Mar Profundo - Uma Aventura Pelos Mistérios da Humanidade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,280. Language: Portuguese. Published: March 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » History » World
Somos uma experiência controlada num grande laboratório chamado Terra, ou fruto de uma simulação virtual? Neste livro o leitor terá a oportunidade de descobrir se e possível existir vida fora do planeta, e se existe, quem a criou? Podemos ser uma raça muito mais antiga ao contrario do que a ciência afirma e que se extingue consecutivamente ou estamos numa guerra milenar contra os deuses criadores?
dMAC Digest Vol 7 No 1 The Lindisfarne Gospels
Price: Free! Words: 11,930. Language: Australian English. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Reference
We trace the history surrounding The Lindisfarne Gospels, one of the world’s greatest masterpieces of Latin calligraphy and illumination; from when it was written at the Holy Island of Lindisfarne, through the Viking attacks, to its current resting place in the British Library.
Cartagena, la ciudad que me habla
You set the price! Words: 13,450. Language: Spanish. Published: March 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Cartagena, con varios miles de años de historia, es una ciudad que invita a dialogar con ella. Casi en cada rincón viejas historias y ecos de antiguas voces nos salen al paso permiténdonos entablar un apasionante diálogo con la ciudad.
A Politically Incorrect History of Hong Kong
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2017 by Top Floor Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Everything you know about Hong Kong history is wrong. Did Britain colonize the wrong place? What did karaoke have to do with refugees? And where can I get one of those cool Handover t-shirts? Find out the alternative truth in this action-packed book of cartoon stories. Read it now, before it's too politically incorrect to do so!
Revelry and Redemption: The Real Story of the Death of Charles Lennox, Fourth Duke of Richmond
You set the price! Words: 68,710. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Charles Lennox is dying in the barn of the Chapman farm, of rabies contracted from the bite of an infected fox 60 days before. His stamina, for one who has never shown much ambition before, is astounding. He wavers in and out of consciousness & froths at the mouth. The man in charge of Canada is dying of rabies.
The Anacostia Diaries: The Rants of a Madman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 69,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
The Anacostia Diaries is an account like no other. It is the story of living in a neighborhood blighted by violence and deprivation, a look at the flaws which exist in American society and the reality of living amongst drug dealers, addicts, gun crime and the racial prejudices which continue to haunt the United States.