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Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: Life and Death onboard British Warships in the 1700’s and 1800’s
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 44,850. Language: British English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Hangings, Sinkings and Trust in God: The fascinating first hand experiences of an English sailor who enlisted with the Royal Navy from 1793 till 1837. Learn in vivid detail of the lives and deaths of men who served during the age of glory of the most formidable fleet ever to sail. Meet amongst others Nelson, Hood, Rodney and Canadian Admiral Sir Provo Wallace who served for 96 years.
NZ: From Post-Dominion to Global Player (1968-1990)
Price: Free! Words: 49,490. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
This is a social, economic and political history of New Zealand from the years 1968 to 1990. It commences with the sinking of the Wahine at the entrance to Wellington Harbour, and concludes with the disastrous Sesquicentennial. These were some of the country's most important years from a perspective of rapidly changing cultural values and politics, and painted a path for the new millennium.
Русская душа (музыка на многих струнах)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,720. Language: Russian. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Автор провёл четыре года в Москве, будучи студентом. Был одним из лучших, всё же, из-за болтовни в 1956 г. руководство института вынуждено было отчислить его из института. Декан института разрешил ему досрочно сдать экзамены, сделая возможным ему закончить четвёртый курс. Он до старости лет носит в душе чуство благодарности тем, которые спасли ему год. Но «струны» книги занимаются в основном жемч
Mark Twain's Guide To Audacious Sarcasm-volume 1
You set the price! Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Many have called Samuel Longhorne Clemens' cantankerous alter ego, Mark Twain, the greatest American humorist-philosopher of his age-if not of all times. With his wry observations and forthright humor-unleashed in his particularly pithy paragraphs-Mark Twain became one of the most prolific satirists in American literature. The New York Times, in 1910,,called him America's most quoted author.
Cento giorni
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 135,800. Language: Italian. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
Due uomini, una donna. Lei li ama entrambi ma potrà averne soltanto uno. E mentre Napoleone avanza con la sua armata verso la sua sconfitta finale, il loro destino e quello dell'Europa sta per essere deciso. Nella più sanguinosa battaglia che la storia moderna abbia mai visto: Waterloo.
Not From The Wind
Price: Free! Words: 49,770. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ever wondered about the ordinary lives of your Irish ancestors whose names do not appear in written history? This readable book sets the daily lives of the author's forebears in context against a background of rebellion, famine, oppression and emigration. The stories of these man and women are tales of tragedy and hardship but also uplifting stories of courage, survival and triumph of spirit.
Bí ẩn đời người qua họ tên
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,450. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Ở đời, ai cũng có họ tên, trong đó chứa vô số thông tin về vận mệnh, sự thành bại của hôn nhân, tình yêu, sự nghiệp và những mối quan hệ gia đình, xã hội. Cuốn sách này, cung cấp những phương pháp, gọi là cướp quyền tạo hóa, giúp quý bạn tìm ra những thông tin bí ẩn ấy, để tránh họa, tìm phúc, bỏ xấu, tìm tốt và thành công trên đường đời.
Sacred Weapons, Profane Enemies: Saint John Paul II's War on Communism
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 94,170. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
This book tells the story of how John Paul II politically deployed sacred weapons and profane enemies in communist Poland. In so doing, the Pope evoked and refashioned nationalist and religious cultural memories shaped over centuries and thereby influenced the prevailing political culture of opposition that went on to peacefully and successfully overthrow the regime.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Linh khu (tập 2)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,790. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Người thầy thuốc trên phải thông thiên văn, dưới tường địa lý, giữa hiểu nhân sự, mới có thể dạy dân dưỡng sinh, phòng bệnh, trị liệu bệnh tật cho dân. Muốn có học vấn, y thuật, y đức, người thầy thuốc phải đọc Hoàng Đế nội kinh. Cuốn Linh khu (tập 2) giới thiệu từ thiên 41 - 81 của Hoàng Đế nội kinh.
Idaho Notebook
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Study & teaching
Idaho Notebook is written for use by Idaho students in grades four and eight. The Smashwords Edition is aligned with the Idaho Core Standards for Social Studies in grade four. This book contains fifty short articles and a few illustrations. Most of the stories are followed by comprehension questions or an activity.
Stories from Islamic History
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Stories from Islamic History recounts twelve interesting and awe-inspiring tales from the annals of Islamic history. These stories offer a fresh insight into the valor, courage and character of the popular heroes of Islamic history, and shed light on the socio-political milieu of the times.
Cleopatra: Evil Temptress of the Nile
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,200. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
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.
War Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven actions by elements of the US Third and Seventh Armies as they fought the German Army in the fall of 1944 during the advance of the Western Allies across France to the German border, where they would spend the next few months fighting until the spring of 1945. During this time the American Army would learn the hard, bloody lessons of war on the European continent.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Linh khu (tập 1)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 62,590. Language: Vietnamese. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sách Hoàng Đế nội kinh là một thầy thuốc vĩ đại, thầm lặng, tinh thông y thuật, giàu y đức, luôn luôn ở bên những ngưòi bạn thông minh, chăm sóc quý bạn như một người mẹ hiền. Phẩn thuộc thiên (phần) Linh khu, tập 1, giới thiệu từ thiên 1 đến thiên 40.
Steamboats on the Tar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
The Unprevented War - Why the First World War Was Fought
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The First World War was one of the defining events of the 20th century. It was supposed to be the war to end all wars but instead it had disastrous repercussions, some of which are still reverberating today. A direct line can be drawn from the end of the First World War to the rise of Nazi Germany and to the beginning of the Second World War.
Chopper Warriors - Kicking The Hornet's Nest Second Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
Bill Peterson's book, Missions Of Fire And Mercy, is filled with thrilling and technically accurate day-to-day descriptions of his tour and experiences as a crew chief in Viet Nam. he is a gifted storyteller who writes no "fluff copy". his attention to detail is outstanding, and in the end he is able to make a great page turning story, guaranteed to be a historic account from the warrior's eyes.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Tố vấn (tập 3)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hoàng Đế nội kinh cho rằng, những bậc thánh nhân, những người thông minh coi trọng dưỡng sinh, phòng bệnh hơn là chữa bệnh. Muốn như vậy, thì phải có sách vỡ, phải đọc sách và ứng dụng; tất nhiên không có cuốn sách nào toàn diện hơn, hay hơn, tin cậy hơn, là sách tổ của ngành y – Hoàng Đế nội kinh. Hoàng Đế nội kinh - Thiên Tố vấn (tập 3) : Từ thiên 70 đến 81.
Edna Matilda Dillon Luke's Search for Happiness
Price: Free! Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The life history of Edna Matilda Dillon Luke, written by her children.
Hobson's Choice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is book is a cameo of Len Hobson’s memories of growing up in the 1930s, the early days of farming in the Karoo, his youthful exploits, his exposure to the poverty of the poor whites at that time and his grief at losing his sibling and later, two of his wives. Len Hobson is a humble soul who has never lost touch with the simple side of life. He is a down-toearth man of the soil.