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Course of the Corset
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies, Nonfiction » History » History of things
Corset, the very sound of the word brings thoughts of erotica. However, the corset wasn't always a taboo piece of clothing. Women have been wearing corsets since ancient times. The corset transformed a woman's shape and popular opinions of what a woman's body should look like. Just how did we go from wearing a corset to the modern day bra?
The Blind History Lady Presents; John Swearingen-Know Your Place Blind Boy!
Series: The Blind History Lady Presents. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,660. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Blinded at age 13, John faced a fierce battle to receive an education as a blind youth in his home community. As an adult, he met prejudice and roadblocks to enter college, graduate, find employment as a teacher and acceptance in the state of South Carolina. Because of his own experience with discrimination, John developed a strong vision of a quality education for all, no matter what.
Porodica Božijeg Poslanika
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,480. Language: Bosnian. Published: August 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Shi'a, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Članovi Poslanikove porodice, ili Ehlul Bejt, smatraju se za savršeni uzor u životu muslimana jer su oni prenosili učenje Allahovog Poslanika, odrasli u njegovoj kući i slijedili njegove stope.
La Cultura Revelada Del Antiguo Egipto
You set the price! Words: 52,170. Language: Spanish. Published: August 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Este libro revela varios aspectos de la cultura del antiguo Egipto, como las antigüedades muy remotas de Egipto; las características y las creencias y prácticas religiosas egipcias; el sistema social y político; los templos cósmicos; la riqueza de la lengua; el patrimonio musical y las ciencias integradas; la medicina avanzada; la economía dinámica; los excelentes productos y manufacturados ,...
Гремевший на весь мир Чингисхан был кыргызом
Price: Free! Words: 8,130. Language: Russian. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Ученые единогласно утверждают, что кыргызы являются одним из древнейших тюркских народов Центральной Азии, которые еще в 840 году создали свой Великий Кыргызский Каганат. А в Средней Азии в 950-е годы к власти пришла династия Караханидов. Немного позже этих событий в начале 1200 годов на мировой исторической арене появился Чингисхан.
Ägyptische Musikinstrumente
You set the price! Words: 18,410. Language: German. Published: August 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruments - General, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Diese deutschsprachige Ausgabe präsentiert die wichtigsten ägyptischen Musikinstrumente, ihre Tonumfänge und Spieltechniken.
Book 2 CIA Covert Operations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Covert operation is "an operation that is so planned and executed as to conceal the identity of or permit plausible denial. CIA is the US Government agency legally allowed to carry out covert action. These special activities include covert political influence and paramilitary operations. A black op is a covert operation by a government, a government agency, or a military organization.
Charles Lindbergh: A Short Biography - Famed Aviator and Environmentalist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,240. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Charles Lindbergh came from obscurity at only twenty-fiver years of age to become one of the most recognized men of the first half of the twentieth century. This famed aviator became a controversial figure during World War II and late in life focused his energy on conservation of the planet.
Wild Roses and Prairie Needles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,820. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017 by Kurt Opprecht. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
True stories of life on a Montana farm in the 1940’s. Ellen Haugen Opprecht brings warmth and drama to remarkable events that were the fabric of her world on the banks of the Milk River with a family of six plus livestock, wildlife, trucks, tractors, fires, floods and the occasional snake.
Book 1 CIA Covert Operations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,450. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » Military
Covert operation is "an operation that is so planned and executed as to conceal the identity of or permit plausible denial. CIA is the US Government agency legally allowed to carry out covert action. These special activities include covert political influence and paramilitary operations. A black ops is a covert operation by a government, a government agency, or a military organization.
Impresiones de Lucía Richard; Episodios memorables del feminismo en Chile: Literatura, arte y sociedad en el Chile de los años 50
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,980. Language: Spanish. Published: August 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Central America
Lucía Richard Barnard fue una escritora chilena que destacó como poeta, ensayista, conferenciante, artículista, cuentista, sobresaliendo tanto por la belleza y profundidad de su obra, como por su participación en los principales movimientos culturales, literarios y feministas de la sociedad santiaguina de los años 50.
Le radici del cristianesimo nell’Antico Egitto
You set the price! Words: 22,710. Language: Italian. Published: August 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Il libro rivela le radici del cristianesimo nell’Antico Egitto sia dal punto di vista storico che spirituale. Dimostra che i racconti sul “Gesù storico” si basano interamente sulla vita e la morte del faraone egizio Tutankhamon; e che il “Cristo della fede” e i principi cristiani sono tutti di origine egizia, quali l’essenza degli insegnamenti/messaggi e le feste religiose..
The Queen of Blood and Seduction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,150. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
This is a story about incest, murder, adultery and other assorted crimes. It is about a vivacious and evil young Queen who used her body to turn aside the tide of Roman destiny and that of the world. Julius Caesar led his famous legions in conquest of the known world before succumbing to her feminine charms. Then Marc Antony threw away an empire and his own honor to follow her to his destruction.
Riva and Yehuda Life Story: Tancman, Mohel, Tracz and Ben Eliezer Families
Price: Free! Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A detailed biography of Riva and Yehuda, a Jewish couple born in Belarus and the Ukraine, and their ancestors going back to the 19th century detailing the complicated history of Jews in Eastern Europe.
Metalexicon Logodynamics Of England Kings and Queens
Price: Free! Words: 40,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Metalexicon Logodynamics Of England Kings and Queens
Justice, Texas Style: Sam Bean
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Western, Nonfiction » History » American
Justice, Texas Style in the wild days of the late 1800s and early 1900s was swift, violent and capricious. In many lawless places, the only law was that which was laid down by the most feared law-breaker. Criminals often wandered back and forth between 'lawing' and 'theiving'. Lawmen did the same. Based on real life people, this is the story of luckless Sam Bean, son of flamboyant Judge Roy Bean
Gold Country's Forgotten Places
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Researching and exploring the foothills and mountains of the Northern Sierra, looking for places that once were thriving towns during the Gold Rush, eventually dying out and vanishing, is something I thoroughly enjoy doing. This book is about some of those places, complete with GPS coordinates to help you find them.
Contradiction and Change: Britain in the Nineties
Price: Free! Words: 28,220. Language: British English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This collection of essays takes a broad-based approach to understanding the key developments in social and cultural life in Britain in the 1990s. If you were there, reading this ebook may bring back some fond memories. And even if you weren’t, the essays make for interesting reading on a decade that has come to symbolise a turning point in recent British social history.
The Consulate of Lebanon in Houston: Israeli Agents?
Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Espionage, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 21st Century
I made a visit to the Consulate of Lebanon in Houston, Texas, USA. 2400 Augusta Drive. It is located in a high-rise commercial office building. I rang the door bell (unusual for a high-end office building) and was met by a short, pale-white, Jewish man in his 60's. He smirked as though he was expecting me.
AN AVIATORS DREAM
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The true story of a young woman from the 1930S who pursued her dream of aviation, flying during WWIIi as part of the WASPs, the Women Air Force Service Pilots during WWII.