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Dick Turpin, God Van Het Dodenrijk
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 22,460. Language: Dutch. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
Dit boek gaat over de Engelse struikrover Dick Turpin. Er wordt gesteld en beargumenteerd dat Turpin een Zwarte Piet figuur was en dat zijn terechtstelling een met regelmaat opgevoerd ritueel was, dat deel uitmaakte van de rituele cyclus van het jaar. Tevens worden nieuwe ontdekkingen onthuld over het geheime leven van John Wilkes Booth, de man die president Abraham Lincoln vermoordde.
Dick Turpin, God Of The Underworld
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 22,070. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend
(3.50 from 2 reviews)
This book is about the English highwayman Dick Turpin. It is asserted and argued that Turpin was a Black Peter figure and that his execution was a traditional ritual, that was a part of the ritual cycle of the year. Also in this book new discoveries about John Wilkes Booth' secret life are revealed. John Wilkes Booth was the man who assassinated president Abraham Lincoln.
El pirata enmascarado. Guayaquil 1687
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,970. Language: Spanish. Published: February 5, 2015 by Universidad de Los Hemisferios (Quito, Ecuador). Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
El libro recoge la peor invasión pirata que la ciudad de Guayaquil padeció en su historia. En 1687 una coalición de piratas ingleses, franceses y holandeses entraron a Guayaquil guiados por un pirata enmascarado que no dio a conocer su identidad. Ambientada en el lugar, con giros de época, se mezcla la acción y el romance, la historia y la novela, en una de las mejores historias de piratas.
Grammaire de la carte
Price: Free! Words: 26,390. Language: French. Published: February 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Ce livre présente les principaux éléments de la carte en vue de favoriser l’observation, l’étude ou l’analyse d’anciennes cartes géographiques: définition, support, contour, cartouche, orientation, grille, projection, échelle, toponymie, topographie, légende, illustration, commentaire, carton, thème. Compléments: cinq synthèses, liste des cartes, bibliographie, notice sur l’auteur.
The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,690. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Only half of the people vote and half of that bunch do not have a clue as to what they are doing. The American Voter: Stupid and Ignorant, is a snarky look at the stupidity and ignorance found amongst the voting citizenry, the politicians they elect, and the professionals who report on their folly.
The Land Of The Rulers
Price: Free! Words: 25,830. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Feudal land, war and village life in the Rajasthan desert. A Rathore clan ruled Chelana for a few centuries up to the end of feudal rule in 1952. How it fought at the battle fields and how it lived at home. How different village groups interacted. Their relation to land and each others before and after the feudal land system was abolished. Changes in land tax. The fate of the village lord family.
Võ công tuyệt học - Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 86,580. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Tiểu thuyết Kim Dung có sức hấp dẫn kì lạ, ngoài bốn yếu tố là võ, hiệp, kì, tình, còn cho chúng ta thấy chân trời bát ngát của văn hóa Trung Hoa : từ các loại tuyệt học võ công đến thơ ca, thư pháp, nhạc, vũ đạo, các môn học thuật khác như âm dương, ngũ hành, dưỡng sinh, kinh lạc...
Tipu Sultan- The Tyrant of Mysore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This book is part of a series of books aimed at disseminating the accurate history of India drawn from the primary sources. History writing, especially about the medieval Muslim rule has been fraught with political correctness, controversy, and in several cases, downright falsification. This book contributes in De-Mystifying the distorted History of India.
То был мой театр
Price: Free! Words: 57,820. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Это - книга, написанная "в стол" в 1984-85 гг. без надежд на скорое издание. Книга - о Театре на Таганке и о времени, не столь уж далёком, с его приметами и привязанностями, верой и безверием. Это - книга любви к тем, кому она посвящена, и книга грусти, причины для которой "очень даже есть", как пел Владимир Высоцкий. Автор книги - журналист, поэт и, по его словам, человек, "отравленный" Таганкой.
Średniowiecze. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
(5.00 from 1 review)
Dzieje Europy i Polski w średniowieczu. W książce omówiono początki państwa polskiego, okres rozbicia dzielnicowego i unię z Litwą. Scharakteryzowano także między innymi przebieg krucjat oraz wojny stuletniej.
Starożytność. Kompendium wiedzy historycznej
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,090. Language: Polish. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Dzieje Europy i świata w starożytności. W książce przedstawiono historię despotycznych monarchii Bliskiego i Dalekiego Wschodu, dzieje greckich miast-państw oraz historię imperium rzymskiego.
Megaliths of Jewish Lost Tribes
Price: Free! Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Asian
There are two unresolved mysteries in history. One is the disappearance of the ten Israelite tribes that the Assyrians had enslaved and transported to their lands and put them to slave for the empire. They eventually disappeared from history, and the Bible refers to them as the ‘Lost People’. This is an effort to discover their survivors.
The Open Door: A History of Tacoma Community College
Price: Free! Words: 40,160. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
A narrative history of Tacoma Community College, as told by the students, faculty, staff and community leaders who helped to build, develop and defend the institution's open door to educational opportunity.
'Landguard Fort' Royal Marine Museum
Price: Free! Words: 42,630. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
Royal Marine museum is within the Landguard Fort complex situated at the southern end of Felixstowe (Suffolk). It is the last place a foreign invading force landed and were defeated on the British main land. It was also the very first battle that the Royal Marines fought on land, having been formed only three years earlier during 1664.
От Бобруйска до окраин
You set the price! Words: 54,470. Language: Russian. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Очерки и статьи об истории белорусского города Бобруйска и населенных пунктов Бобруйского региона (с фотоиллюстрациями). Здесь собраны архивные сведения и уникальные воспоминания старожилов, многих из которых сегодня уже нет в живых.
Italia: un paese 1000 Maschere
You set the price! Words: 381,790. Language: Italian. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » Essays
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.
Battles of the Pacific War 1941 - 1945
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,850. Language: British English. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This is a concise, yet detailed, historical account of the Pacific War that recounts some of the largest battles in the Pacific Theatre. Famous 20th century battles in the vast seas, islands and jungles of the Pacific region, beginning with the devastating Japanese airstrike at Pearl Harbour.
The Dead Media Handbook
Price: Free! Words: 216,000. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » History
From Pigeon Post to Magic Lanterns to the Talking View-Master, this book is a compendium of dead and forgotten media formats.
The Holy Scripture New Testament - Book Three: Letters To The Churches
Series: The Holy Scripture New Testament Books, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014 and represented by World Domain. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
WORLD DOMAIN is very pleased to present this most excellent Book Three: Letters To The Churches. This book starts with 1 Corinthians and finish through 2nd Peter, in a much needed easy to read format with a help-finding index at the end. And beautiful poetry too, added to give you uplifting moments as you read God's beautiful Book on Life Itself...
Notorious Outlaws of the Old West
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 91,630. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
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.