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Over Your Dead Body: The History And Future Of How We Deal With The Dead
You set the price! Words: 53,160. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Everything about death, funerals and what happens to the body afterwards. Vivid behind the scenes accounts of undertaking today, but also the history of how we deal with death, its science and ecology, and the new high-tech replacements for burial and cremation, and DIY and Green funerals.
The Family Budgeters — An Account of the Family Budgeting Movement in New Zealand, 1960—1978
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The organisation that now offers household budgeting help throughout NZ receives substantial government funding. It was not always so. This is the story of two decades when family budgeting was done mostly by volunteers. Expenses were seldom met, paid coordinators were usually only a dream, procedures were sometimes inconsistent; the demand insatiable. Dedicated volunteers were up to the task.
The King Arthur Gene
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Canadian English. Published: October 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
If King Arthur and his followers existed at all, their descendants’ DNA would be with us today. Recent genetic testing is revealing patterns of a historic migration of 400 families who were of one tribe. Are you a descendant of this tribe; the tribe of King Arthur? Take up this quest of self-discovery.
Artisans of Naples & the Amalfi Coast: Where to Buy Authentic Cameos, Capodimonte, Coral Jewelry, Inlay, Limoncello, Maiolica, Nativities, Papier-Mâché, & More, Made by Traditional Neapolitan Artisans
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,170. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Shopping, Nonfiction » History » European
Laura Morelli leads you beyond the souvenir shops of Naples and the Amalfi Coast for an immersive cultural experience that you won't find in any other guidebook. ARTISANS OF NAPLES & THE AMALFI COAST brings you inside the multi-generational studios of some of the region's most authentic master artisans so that you can bring home the best of Italy in your suitcase.
My Small Part in WWII or How I Discovered St. Tropez Before Brigitte Bardot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2015 and represented by KD Rouse. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The Memoirs of a WWII Navy sailor working on a hospital ship. Authentic and well written, My Small Part in WWII, is a look behind the scenes at a sailor's life with references to other events of the day. An interesting read and an inside glimpse into war, relationships, and the jazz music scene!
The Hidden History Of Humanism
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,870. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2015 by Danny H Jorgensen. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Humanism has a history and tradition as long and complex as any major religion, and older than most religions. It has traced a conceptual path around Eurasia, holding onto remnants of each place. Secular humanism has hidden much of this history from us. This book aims to redress the balance by exploring Humanism's path from China, through India, the Middle East, northern Africa and finally Europe.
On the origins of Glagolitic
Price: Free! Words: 5,700. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Slavic Languages (Other), Nonfiction » History » European
This book probes into the Oriental origins of the Glagolitic script, used by Slavic people in the Middle Age before being replaced by Cyrillic.
Бітва пад Оршай 1514
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: Belarusian. Published: September 25, 2015 by Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
Бітва з маскоўскім войскам, якая адбылася 8 верасня 1514 г. на палях пад Оршай на Віцебшчыне, была адной з найвялікшых бітваў у тагачаснай Еўропе. Гэтая перамога, атрыманая польска-літоўскім бокам, як і шмат іншых, не была выкарыстана ні ў ваенных, ні ў палітычных мэтах.
The American Revolutionary War – A Short History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,910. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The American Revolutionary War was an event that changed the path of nations. The birth of the United States of America signaled a deadly struggle that cost the lives of thousands of American and British soldiers. This bitter war would drag on for years with battlegrounds scattered up and down the eastern seaboard of the now United States – few were spared the effects of the war.
Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Storytelling
Creative non-fiction piece about a family myth, ancestors, memory and the truth.
Gli Italiani Del Sudafrica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: Italian. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
This book traces the contributions of Italian immigrants in South Africa, as well as some who were interned in POW camps and made a mark on South African soil.
Summary and Analysis of Lily Koppel’s “The Astronaut Wives Club"
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,760. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here Is A Preview Of What You'll Learn When You Download Your Copy Today • How The First Astronauts and Their Families Became Overnight Celebrities • What It Was Like To Be One Of The First Astronauts • Why The Astronaut Wives Had An Impact On Politics And The Meida Download Your Copy Today!
Dream Log 2015.09.18.0900
Price: Free! Words: 3,430. Language: American English. Published: September 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » New Age » Near-death experiences
Is there an afterlife? Why are so many people claiming to have near death experiences (NDEs)? Is there such thing as a micro death event while sleeping? Something happened to me while asleep one morning. I met a deceased relative I had never known or heard of in all my life. He wants me to find his sister and her husband, both living, whom I had ever heard of until I acted on this experience.
Los secretos de una diosa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: Spanish. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Su esposo creyó que la había dejado de amar, pero cuando ya no la tuvo con el fue que noto cuanto la amaba. y que lo que sentía por esa otra joven no era mas que un espejismo creado por su confundida mente... ya era tarde, la había perdido y solo de recuerdos podía vivir el resto de la vida.
Have Personality Disorder, Will Rule Russia: An Iconoclastic History by a Recovering Russophile
Price: Free! Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Fans of Jennifer Eremeeva’s full-length book, Lenin Lives Next Door are sure to enjoy this further exploration of Russia’s soft underbelly in its companion piece on Russian history. Eremeeva’s unique fusion of humor and history, and inimitable writing style brings the riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma that is Russia into hilarious focus in this compact and highly readable primer.
AP US History In-Depth Course Outline and Study Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,120. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - AP exam
A book for students of AP US History, by a former taker of the test. This booklet provides a succinct outline and cause and effect for each topic in an easy to understand format. While this book cannot guarantee you a 5, it might help you understand key concepts better.
Price: Free! Words: 80,130. Language: American English. Published: September 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
We are a controlled experiment in a large lab called Earth, or the result of a virtual simulation? In this book the reader will have the opportunity to find out whether there can be life off the planet, and if there is, who created it? We can be a much older race contrary to what the science says and that is extinguished consecutively or we are in a millenarian war against the creator gods? We ca
American History A Day at A Time - October
Series: American History A Day at A Time. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Learn the history of the American colonies and its frontier by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the October installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. The October edition covers the historical events of the American colonial frontier that happened in October.
Thirty Years Of Camping With The Moulton Adventure Group
Price: Free! Words: 35,680. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015 by Neil Plummer. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Geoff Crompton lives in Hartford, Cheshire. His daughter Gillian, son- in- law Grant and grandson, Thomas, live close by in Middlewich. Geoff originates from Widnes where, at 15 he joined the chemical giant ICI. Taking early retirement in 1988, he formed a consultancy business in the field of Industrial Packaging. In 1969, with his friend Les Burgess, he founded the Moulton Adventure Group, a unif
Dirt Road Diary: Recalling a Country Childhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,320. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A journalist recalls growing up on a farm in northeast Missouri, where his only connection with the outside world was a dirt road. Recollections include farm animals, old-time vehicles, a one-room country school, fairs, hikes in creek-beds, party lines, and the foibles of rural life. Illustrated with family photographs, “Dirt Road Diary” covers the years before the author’s college days.