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The Petersens: From Norway to Croydon Bush
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Price: Free! Words: 24,290. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
This is a memoir of the Petersens, one of the first families to settle at Croydon Bush, a farming district near Gore in Southland. Full of tales of Sydney convicts, Māori princesses and Norwegian whalers who jumped ship, their story is typical of the many thousands of settlers who came to New Zealand. It tells how ordinary people built a new community – and a new nation.
A New Approach on Old Issues Of Ancient Vietnamese History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Vietnamese people, more than ever, are in need of a past that came closest to the truth, to bring back precious experiences built on bone and blood which are being forgotten, the expensive lessons our ancestors had tragically bargained for.
Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền
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Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 39,210. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn “Tuyệt kỹ khinh công & ngạnh khí công mật truyền” giới thiệu phương pháp luyện tập khinh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật biểu diễn 6 tuyệt kỹ, như :đi trên lửa, đứng trên quả trứng, đứng thăng bằng trên bóng đèm điện, du thang giấy. v.v. Sách cũng giới thiệu phương pháp tập luyện ngạnh khí công, kỹ năng và những bí mật, biểu diễn, như : dùng một ngón tay chọc thủng đá, dùng dây xích quấn c
The Fabulous Films of the 30s
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Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.
A Small Qango — Reminiscences of the Home Budgeting Advisory Committee of the Minister of Social Welfare 1978 - 1988
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Price: Free! Words: 28,510. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The Home Budgeting Advisory Committee exercised initiatives that were unprecedented for “Quasi Autonomous Government Organisations”. In ten years of committee meetings and gatherings it prompted a shift in the attitude of government to the expenses of volunteer organisations. Its legacy is seen in $407m of household debt now being managed by family budgeting groups.
Earth Epochs
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Price: Free! Words: 77,350. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
Earth Epochs looks at major cataclysms across the Holocene, the Earth's Axis Tilt event of 3,448 YBP and its world wide cataclysm. And the Last Great Cataclysm, 7000 Years ago and its catastrophic effects. It also reviews in detail the Younger-Dryas event of 12,900 YBP. In addition, it also makes the case for Giant Humans in the Historical Record as well Dinosaurs in the Historic Record
Chuyện trời ơi ! Facebook.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,210. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách chọn lọc hơn 100 câu chuyện đã được đăng trên Facebook(trích từ những sách của Đông A Sáng); mục đích mua vui, thư giãn, được nhiều bạn bè hoan nghênh. Mỗi chuyện đều có ý vị riêng nhưng chung nhất là dí dỏm, ưu nhã phóng túng và lãng mạn.
The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015 by Azeem Khan. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Assembled with skill and sensitivity by social activist Homer A. Jack, this selection of brief and incisive quotations range from religion and theology, personal and social ethics, service, and international and political affairs, to the family, education, culture, Indian problems, and Gandhi's most original concept, satyagraha — group nonviolent direct action.
Rươu & văn hóa Trung Hoa
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Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách giới thiệu với các quý bạn: 1. Nguồn gốc rượu Trung Hoa 2. Danh tửu Trung Hoa 3. Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa 4. Những chuyện chung quanh chén rượu 5. Tao Đàn và thi sĩ tửu đồ. Xuyên suốt cuốn sách là đề cao tửu đức, đức tính của người uống rượu. Sách có nhiều tư liệu quý, nhiều câu thơ, bài thơ hay, nhiều câu thú vị, dí dỏm; dễ đọc và hấp dẫn.
Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa
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Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 49,030. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách giới thiệu với các quý bạn: 1. Nguồn gốc rượu Trung Hoa 2. Danh tửu Trung Hoa 3. Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa 4. Những chuyện chung quanh chén rượu 5. Tao Đàn và thi sĩ tửu đồ. Xuyên suốt cuốn sách là đề cao tửu đức, đức tính của người uống rượu. Sách có nhiều tư liệu quý, nhiều câu thơ, bài thơ hay, nhiều câu thú vị, dí dỏm; dễ đọc và hấp dẫn.
More About the Presidents Than You Ever Wanted to Know: George Washington to Barack Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,200. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
George Washington had a dog named 'Tipsy?' Reagan's favorite book was 'The Hunt for Red October?' Woodrow Wilson quit law school? Abraham Lincoln was laughing when he was shot? This volume covers the favorite foods of the presidents, their health problems, their pets, their favorite books and much more, and combines in one volume all 4 books on the presidents previously produced by the author.
Bốn mươi bảy quỷ kế
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Price: $2.88 USD. Words: 89,060. Language: Vietnamese. Published: April 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách nêu ra 47 mưu kế, khai thác trong sách của Quỷ Cốc, áp dụng thành công trong nhiều lĩnh vực. Mỗi mưu kế được dẫn chứng, minh, họa bằng nhũng tiểu truyện hấp dẫn, thú vị trong các tác phẩm nổi tiếng như Sử kí Tư Mã Thiên, Tả truyện, Chiến Quốc sách, Đông Châu liệt quốc, Tam Quốc chí ... Là một quyển sách công phu, hay và mới lạ, không thể bỏ qua !
American History A Day at A Time – May
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,600. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Have fun and learn history by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. American History a Day at a Time – May 2015 focuses on the colonial and early Revolutionary period of American history.
They Stole our World: How Native Americans were Treated from Early Colonial Times Onward
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,750. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
From the earliest moments of contact until after World War I, find out what debates raged on behalf of and against Native Americans, how their culture was stripped from them, citizenship denied them, and the schemes against them, to not only steal their land but to make them white. Their contributions to society have been immeasurable, but their rewards have been few and almost unseen.
The JWB Historical Library: Journal Two - Zulus! A Graphic Account of the Defence of Rorke's Drift
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,630. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The motion picture ZULU!, captures the atmosphere and gallantry of the defence of Rorke’s Drift - now read a concise and descriptive narrative that does the same.
NSA Secrets Declassified: Interviews with COMINT Leaders, Alwyn D. Kramer, Captain, USN (Ret.), Prescott H. Currier, Captain, USN (Ret.), John H. Tiltman, Brigadier (Ret.), William F. Friedman
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 224,510. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, three important NSA publications provide interviews with major figures in NSA history: Alwyn D. Kramer, Captain, USN (Ret.), Prescott H. Currier, Captain, USN (Ret.), John H. Tiltman, Brigadier (Ret.), and William F. Friedman.
NSA Secrets Declassified: Listening to the Rumrunners: Radio Intelligence during Prohibition, Cryptology, Elizebeth Friedman and USCG Thwart Rumrunners, Invisible Cryptologists: African-Americans
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 207,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, three important NSA publications provide unique information about cryptology and radio intelligence used in the fight against rumrunners during Prohibition, and African-American cryptologists.
La Segunda Guerra Mundial, la novela
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Price: $1.04 USD. Words: 240,170. Language: Spanish. Published: April 5, 2015. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
En esta saga se narrará la historia novelada de la segunda guerra mundial, con sus pasiones, sus amores y desamores, sus traiciones, sus batallas y sus protagonistas a través de los ojos de un oficial alemán, Otto Weilern, durante toda la campaña, entre los 17 y los 23 años. Este primer volumen se centra en el estallido de la guerra, la campaña de Polonia, la de Noruega y la de Francia.
Nyayo Za Obama
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,980. Language: Swahili. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Nyayo za Obama follows Barack Obama through his history making success in US politics. It is written in Swahili - language spoken by most people in Obama's ancestral home country Kenya and most of the region around it. In this book Swahili language, the most promising non-tribal and truly pan-African language, has been enriched vastly by a glossary of new words and terminology.
The Conflict of the Ages Part 1 Teacher Edition The Scientific History of Origins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,200. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Teacher Edition includes complete student text, review questions, vocabulary, and answer keys. The Conflict of the Ages is a Multi-Part exploration of History, Science and ancient Literature. This first installment covers the concepts of God, time, Creation, physics, cosmology, and specifics about each day of Creation.