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The Tomb of Tutankhamun: Treasury & Annex (by Howard Carter & Brian V. Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,370. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, 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.
Italia: un paese 1000 Maschere
You set the price! Words: 381,790. Language: Italian. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Sociology
Uno scritto unico che non dovrebbe mancare in nessuna biblioteca. Per la prima volta vengono esaminate le Maschere, i costumi, la storia e le leggende di oltre 700 Comuni italiani.
The Dead Media Handbook
Price: Free! Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » History of things
From Pigeon Post to Magic Lanterns to the Talking View-Master, this book is a compendium of dead and forgotten media formats.
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
The names Billy the Kid, Frank and Jesse James, Wild Bill Hickok, and Pat Garrett paint a picture of a romanticized version of the old West to most people. However, the truth is that this was a very brutal and bloody time in history that saw countless victims brutalized, robbed, or killed. Life was cheap and death could be found in saloons, cat houses, and numerous other locations.
Fairbury, Illinois in 1888
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story excerpts the biographies of 116 Fairbury area citizens from the 1888 book Portrait and Biographical Album of Livingston County, Illinois by Chapman Bros. These colorful biographies tell the story of the early pioneers who settled Central Illinois.
Parallel Developments: A Geophysical / Paleontological Timeline from Big Bang to 3000BC
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » History » Reference
This book is intended to provide a quick reference for anyone with an interest in Earth – from layman to scientist, and compiles the events Earth has experienced through its 4.6 billion years of history, presenting them in an orderly chronological sequence in order to allow the reader to place them in context with some of the global issues facing the world today.
Surviving Yolanda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,330. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
"If asked I say think the Wizard of Oz and multiply by ten. Not really, no amount of CGI effects can capture the reality of being under attack by such a primeval force." On November 8th 2013 typhoon Yolanda tore across the Philippines leaving thousands dead and total destruction in its wake. This is the story of how one English family dealt with this life changing event and survived...just.
The Death of Glory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 103,870. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this well-researched and highly readable book, Robin Neillands reveals the truth behind this fallacy and the events surrounding the battles of the Great War, and sets them in a wider context.
Monty's Greatest Victory: The Drive for the Baltic, April-May 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 108,370. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Charles Whiting tells how this enigmatic soldier achieved his goal through ruthless generalship and a typical disregard for orders from above.
United States Army in World War II - The European Theater of Operations: The Supreme Command - SHAEF, D-Day Invasion, Pursuit to the Seine, Rhine, Fighting in the North, Drive to the Elbe, Surrender
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 339,540. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an extraordinary history of the Supreme Headquarters of World War II, telling the important stories of the commanders and decisions responsible for defeating Nazi Germany. This volume tells the story of the Supreme Headquarters of that Allied Expeditionary Force which seized a foothold on the German-held shores of western Europe in 1944.
El Aroma del Mastranto
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,830. Language: Spanish. Published: November 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Narración hecha a través de cartas a una amiga, de un viaje realizado por una niña de doce años desde España a Venezuela durante el verano del año 2.012
A construção do mito Mário Palmério
Price: Free! Words: 85,880. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » South American, Nonfiction » History » South American
O livro “A construção do mito Mário Palmério” (Ed. Unesp, 2012) conta a história da ascensão profissional, social e política do escritor mineiro Mário Palmério na década de 1940. Empreendedor em uma cidade interiorana e tradicionalista, o jovem professor aprendeu a utilizar os mais diversos símbolos para encenar um papel social relevante e se tornar um dos personagens mais prestigiados da região.
Из смерти в жизнь
Series: Они защищали Отечество. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,220. Language: Russian. Published: November 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Orthodox, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Orthodox
Вы оказались в сложной или, может быть, даже безнадёжной ситуации? Кажется, что выхода нет... Но это совсем не так, выход есть всегда! Об этом от первого лица свидетельствуют заслуженные офицеры Вооружённых сил Советского Союза и России, воевавшие в Афганистане и на Северном Кавказе. В этой книге они рассказывают о личном опыте спасения с Божьей помощью на войне.
An Infinite Deal of Nothing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,630. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » History » Social history
In one year, 1871, two audacious frauds played out. One said diamonds were lying on the desert floor waiting to be scooped up at a secret location somewhere in the American west, while the other was a mine that everyone knew. While the locals thought it worthless, London went mad for shares in the Emma mine. New research finally answers the question who was responsible.
Dust in the Wind: Real FEMA Disaster Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 144,470. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Integrating vital information and touching tales of compassion, Robert Winter, a twenty five year FEMA veteran, tells stories, tragic and hilarious, from his time working as a contract FEMA inspector. Including first-hand insight into the dealings of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, tips on working with FEMA to get fast assistance, and practical information regarding disaster recovery.
The Long Road to Dresden
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,720. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
On the night of February 14th, 1945, heavy bombers raided the German city of Dresden. The damage and the death toll were extremely heavy. It was hideous and tragic. It was only one such of many such events yet the raid has become a cause célèbre. It was no freak but one event in a long chain of events. This is the story of how that chain developed.
In Search of the Kushtaka 2nd Expanded Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,000. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Native American
The Kushtaka, the Mythical Shape Shifting Creature of the Tlingit People. A Beast capable of taking your darkest fears and manifest them into a Hellish Reality. Legends that endured for centuries, endure for a reason. In recent years, there have been reports of people encountering these mysterious beings. What they found made them believe in the supernatural
"Lucky War" Third Army in Desert Storm - Complete History of Persian Gulf War, Planning a Ground Offensive, General Norman Schwarzkopf, Air Power, Command and Control, Iraq and Kuwait, Yeosock
Price: $2.79 USD. Words: 201,400. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique ebook compilation includes a full reproduction of the important history of the Third Army in the Persian Gulf War - which provides a broad history of the conflict in addition to illuminating details of the Third Army's involvement - plus a bonus excerpt of the Final Report to Congress, Conduct of the Persian Gulf War.
La Guerre de Vendée [l'amnésie de l'histoire de France]
Price: $2.54 USD. Words: 215,610. Language: French. Published: October 11, 2014 by Philippe Prisson. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Cette anthologie sur La Guerre de Vendée, enrichie de cartes et d'illustrations, représente l'un des épisodes les plus tragiques de l'Histoire de France et demeure également peu connue des Français. Cette partie de notre histoire, comme vous allez pouvoir le découvrir, a été occultée par l'histoire officielle, et est absente des manuels scolaires.
Fighting Back: New Media and Military Operations - Websites, Cable News, Bloggers, Mobile Technologies, U.S. Military, Israeli-Hezbollah War, The Case of Jenin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Insurgent use of information as an asymmetric strategic means has been extremely effective in the current theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan leading Richard Holbrooke to famously muse: "How can a man in a cave out-communicate the world's leading communications society?"