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Essays in Egyptology
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,680. Language: British English. Published: July 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A collection of five essays on the subject of Egyptology. Topics include the introduction of the horse to Egypt, the function of Isis in ancient Egyptian religion, and the religious symbolism in Djoser's pyramid complex.
Weather and Warfare
Price: Free! Words: 3,220. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Essay » Political
Weather and Warfare dramatically retraces the meteorological forces during battlefield engagements that doomed or saved civilizations. And lessons of the centuries have convinced military planners that control of the weather is the ultimate goal and future weapon in America’s technology arsenal.
Fleshing the Bones
Price: Free! Words: 13,370. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tips on how to write an engaging memoir or family history with examples from the family history, Moonrakers at Peace and War.
Disaster By the Bay: The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Over 3,000 dead. Buildings shaken to the ground. A city, surrounded by water, burnt to the ground. The San Francisco earthquake of 1906 was one of the most destructive natural disasters the world has ever known. In the aftermath of the Earthquake, authorities learned the hard way that the city was vastly unprepared for any disaster.
Fight Class War Now
Price: Free! Words: 18,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Bottom 60 Percent of the American people are in great economic difficulty. Their condition is deteriorating every year. Are they going to sit back and mortgage their future and the future of their children and grand children to the top 1 percent and the corporate monsters? Or will they fight their exploiters. This book suggests how, the Bottom 60 Percent must fight a class war and secu
Violence in Kenya
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
It is not encouraging to talk about violence in Kenya-killings, injuries, rape, robbery and warlords? The Ocampo’s, The Waki’s and The KNHCR’s Envelope. It is painful. It rekindles my memory years back. This can only be well felt by a victim of the same. It happened but should never happen again. Kenyans have the solutions, for the wearer of the shoe knows where it hurts. This is a true story.
Railroad 1869 Along the Historic Union Pacific in Utah to Promontory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » American
As the Union Pacific entered the Utah canyons progress slowed to a crawl. The builders were forced to use large embankments, trestles and tunnels. All of them slower, difficult to build and expensive. Then as the competing railroads drew closer to their meeting point at Promontory Summit the competition became intense. "Build it fast, we'll fix it later" was the by-word.
The Battle of Wimbledon (568) - A Bretwalda Battle
Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 12. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,080. Language: British English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages, Nonfiction » History » European
In the chaos that engulfed Britain after the “Age of Arthur”, one battle stands out. This was a key battle fought in the heart of the Dark Ages for control of southern Britain that pitched the King of Kent against the leader of the Romano-Britons. The victory won here decided the fate of Britain for a generation.
The V2 Offensive on London (1944/45)- part of the Bretwalda Battles series
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In September 1944 Hitler unleashed on London his ultimate Vengeance Weapon - the V-2, a ballistic missile that arrived without warning, demolished entire streets and against which there was no defence.
The Mysterious Hands at Gargas: A Strange But True 15-Minute Tale
Series: 15-Minute Books ยท 15-Minute Strange But True Tales. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012 by LearningIsland.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / Europe, Nonfiction » History » European
It was 1887 in southern France. A man was exploring the hills near the town of Saint-Gaudens. He was in an area with lots of caves nestled into the soft rock and steep cliffs. Suddenly he came upon an opening in the rock. He pushed aside the bush covering the hole and looked into a long tunnel. What did he find in the cave that has mystified scientists to this day? Explore the Gargas Cave!
Sobers Six Hit Perfection At Swansea: That Was The Day
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 15,610. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cricket, Nonfiction » History » World
On 31st of August 1968, at the St Helen’s cricket ground in Swansea, West Indies cricketer Garfield St Aubrun (Garry) Sobers became the first player in the, roughly, 200 year history of the sport to hit every ball of an over for six, playing for Nottinghamshire against Glamorgan. This is an account of that afternoon by someone who was there, set in the context of a turbulent year.
They Served Here: Thirty-Three Maxwell Men - Maxwell Air Force Base, Claire Chennault, Clark Gable, Glenn Miller, Henry Hugh Shelton, Hoyt Vandenberg, Curtis LeMay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Benton provides a glimpse of the history of Maxwell Air Force Base by highlighting the careers of 33 airmen who served at the base at some point in their military careers.
Muerte de la Tragedia Griega
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Classical, Nonfiction » History » European
A la figura de Dionisos debemos el nacimiento del teatro. Como divinidad de la fecundidad, propició fiestas en su honor, durante la siega en los campos, en las que se desarrolló el denominado "ditirambo", el antecedente más directo del teatro griego.
The Mystery of Pyramids, Mastabas, Dolmens, Stonehenge and other Cromlechs is Revealed!
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: Russian. Published: June 24, 2012 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Having considered all the architectural structures similar to dolmen in design, we can say that mysteries of the past are now in the past. The starting point in our mental maze was simple invention. It is as simple as it is ingenious. This is our oldest friend - a dolmen. How many lives did it saved? How many people preserved there freedom because of it?
Invade America!
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012 by Darling Newspaper Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Fact, not fiction. A sea captain describes destroying American coastal forts and landing a British army to seize the White House. This concise history begins "Captain Striver" ($2.99), a book that reveals how one man beat impossible odds and family disgrace to create convict Australia's first Free Settlement, blueprint for the nation known today.
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Union Square
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,470. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of San Francisco's Union Square from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, Hollywood! A Walking Tour of Hollywood, California
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,540. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Hollywood, California from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Filosofia y Teologia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,610. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » History of things
La Teología es la disciplina que trata de expresar los contenidos de una fe religiosa presentados como un conjunto coherente de proposiciones
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Telegraph Hill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,300. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of San Francisco's Telegraph Hill from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Look Up, San Francisco! A Walking Tour of Nob Hill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,710. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » North America
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of San Francisco's Nob Hill from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.