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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.
Øjenvidner til Historien. Flådens sænkning 29. august 1943. Sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 103,790. Language: Danish. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kildesamling med sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger fra flådens sænkning den 29. august 1943.
Dưỡng sinh và phòng trung
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,960. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Dưỡng sinh và phòng trung là một trong những cuốn sách dưỡng sinh bổ ích: đưa ra những bí quyết, những phương pháp (thuốc thang, châm cứu, án ma , tâm dược) để chữa trị những bệnh nam nữ thường gặp, giúp con người sống dồi dào sinh lực, tinh thần phấn chấn, thành đạt trong sự nghiệp, con cái thông minh và nâng cao tuổi thọ.
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
Vision An Inclusive Alternative to End the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
After proving that both two- and one-state solutions are no longer viable for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the settlement presented in this book employs a genuinely fresh approach and is derived from a completely different paradigm than that of the tired mainstream solution currently considered as the only acceptable path for resolving the conflict...
Lão tử và minh triết Trung Hoa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,870. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách này là một trong những phương thuốc quý, gọi là tâm dược, giúp con người, tạm trút bớt những gánh nặng ở đời, tìm lại sự thanh tĩnh, lấy lại sự cân bằng, để rồi che dấu ánh sáng tiếp tục đi trên con đường đời bụi bặm (hòa kỳ quang, đồng kỳ trần).
Ẩm thực - Thích nghi và kiêng kỵ
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,830. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Một nhà văn Trung Hoa đã nói : "Sinh mệnh của chúng ta không phải nằm trong tay Thượng Đế mà ở trong tay các các đầu bếp và các bà nội trợ". Chứng tỏ, chọn lựa, nấu nướng thực phẩm là việc hệ trọng liên quan đến sức khỏe, tuổi thọ, phòng trị bệnh của con người. Sách gồm 5 chương, tổng cọng có trên 300 mục nhỏ, thể hiện những nội dung vừa nêu trên, dễ đọc, dễ ứng dụng.
Battle of Bailen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,780. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Battle of Bailen set Europe alight. For years the magnificent, tough and superbly equipped armies of Napoleon Bonaparte had marched unchecked across Europe. But at Bailen a French army was fought to a standstill and forced to surrender by a small Spanish force led by an inexperienced commander.
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo was a savage affair, fought as part of the Peninsular War that pitched Britain’s Duke of Wellington against Napoleon’s French Marshals.
Secularism In India
Price: Free! Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Secularism in India is a historical analysis of the origin, development, and future of secularism in India. It begins with a study of how reason separated from religion in Greek Philosophy, a mood that returned during the Renaissance and reached its peak during the Enlightenment, of how the Colonial Rule helped promote the secular ideology and helped shape modern India.
The Major Battles of the First World War
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The battles of World War I were fought on an unprecedented scale. Both sides made use of industrial technology to inflict horrendous numbers of casualties on the other and armies composed of millions of men confronted each other in cataclysmic encounters, the like of which had never been seen before.
JFK Assassination - 50 Years On in 60 Minutes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,070. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Social Science » True crime
At 12:30 p.m. CST on 22 November 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States of America, was assassinated by a gunman as he rode through Dallas, Texas.
Gurkhas - Better to Die Than Live a Coward
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,270. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
When we think of Gurkhas we think, not only, of brave soldiers fighting for Britain but also of a race of people. However, there is no such thing as a Gurkha in the ethnic sense – the word is, in fact, a corruption of Goorkha, a small town and one-time state in north-west Nepal.
Great Escapes of World War II - Tom Dick and Harry to Stalag to Colditz
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,480. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
More than 170,000 British prisoners of war were taken by German and Italian forces during World War II, enough men to populate modern-day St Lucia. Most were captured in a string of defeats in France, North Africa and the Balkans between 1940 and 1942. They were held in a network of POW camps stretching from Nazi-occupied Poland to Italy.
Genocide - A History from Carthage to Darfur
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,310. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Death & Dying, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
As Winston Churchill learned the full horror of the Nazi atrocities, he reportedly said, ‘This is a crime that has no name’. The sheer scale of the mass murder made a new expression necessary: this went beyond anything seen before or since. The term ‘genocide’ was coined by Raphael Lemkin, a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent, who lost most of his family in the Holocaust.
Book of Firsts - First Time Almost Everything Happened
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 16, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Reference
‘It’s not winning silver; it’s losing gold’, says a famous Nike ad, hammering home the painful truth that posterity has little compassion for those who finish second. They are, more often than not, expunged from history, years – perhaps even decades – of grinding toil and desperate hope cast into the dustbin of history.
Footprints
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Here is an idiosyncratic view of one of South Africa’s loveliest districts. History is certainly revealed, but the book is much more than dry-as-dust fact and chronologies. The mountains and valleys and abundant vegetation of the northern Drakensberg have inspired many people. Their stories enliven almost every page.