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In Search Of A New Zealand National Identity
Price: Free! Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This is an introduction to whether there is a distinctive New Zealand national identity and, if so, what prompted its development, what sustains it and whether it has changed character over time.
Regency Overview Book 1 Regency Life Series
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,800. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Historic images, historical information, and funny anecdotes give an overview of life through longer Regency years, plus a light-hearted look at the people, places, and fashions of the times.
Mary Queen of the Scots
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,200. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Royalty, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved & controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV & his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary's status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth's throne paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic & poorly understood lives of the 16th century in this beautifully crafted biography.
Reimar Horten's 1960 Proposed Design For A Delta Winged Jet Powered Cruise Missile For The IAe Argentina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This ebook tells the story of the cruise missile proposed by Reimar Horten in 1960, powered by a Rolls Royce engine and sporting a delta-winged design, never to leave the drawing board. Digital images by Mario Merino.
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,210. Language: British English. Published: April 27, 2015 by PARIAH PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
A Selection of Nineteenth Century Broadside Ballads from Collections in Manchester is a considered introduction to the subject of historical newsprint and song from the pre-eminent broadside balladress of the Manchester region - Jennifer Reid. A rising talent in her field of research.
Fairbury, Illinois and the 1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,970. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short story interweaves the stories of prominent Fairbury citizens and the 1893 Columbian Exposition. If you are interested in Fairbury history, this short story explains Fairbury's role in the 1893 Columbian Exposition.
See you in Istanbul - Kistalight
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: Swedish. Published: April 20, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Äldre par på vift i Istanbul eller livet är en weekend tour
Priče iz Gođenja - 2.dio
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 13,260. Language: Bosnian. Published: April 19, 2015 and represented by Irfan Lilic. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Knjiga "Priče iz Gođenja" je serija priča koje su nastale u periodu od 2005 do 2014 u kojima je Mehmedalija Sulejman Lilić prenosio vijesti iz rodnog sela i sa svojim bogatim i razumljivim stilom uz mnoštvo slika budio uspomene po svijetu rasutih Gođenjaca. Drugi dio obuhvata dio priča napisanih 2005., 2006. i 2007. godine
Back of a Beer Mat: Bits from the Blog
Price: Free! Words: 18,330. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Beverages - Beer, Nonfiction » History » European
The award-winning authors of 'Brew Britannia' and Boak & Bailey's Beer Blog have selected their favourite posts from the last few years, given them a polish, and put them together as a taster of what they're about. If you're interested in the places, people and events which have shaped the modern British beer scene, you'll enjoy pieces about Boddington's Bitter, Adnams of Southwold, and the
Zulu War Heroes: Defenders of Rorke's Drift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Concise biographical tributes and stories of the deeds of a selection of men who played a prominent part in the defence of Rorke's Drift against an army of determined and ferocious warriors during the Zulu War of 1879. The battle was made famous by the motion picture 'Zulu!'
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III: Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This is the second edition of The New World Crisis, a short history of the Second Cold War and, perhaps, the origins of the Third World War. Unlike traditional histories, it is intended to be a living document which I will regularly update to account for new developments and interpretations.
Lusitania Diary
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
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100 years after the Lusitania was torpedoed, a passenger’s diary was translated into English, revealing the story of an earlier journey aboard the doomed ocean liner. The author was a 33 year old Danish photographer, who describes his safe voyage to America; the hardships, joys and social life aboard the magnificent ship, seven years before disaster killed nearly 1,200 men, women and children.
The Secret Files of White America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » History » American
It all starts with a file on many Black Americans--even those without a history of imprisonment. I am afraid of our Hebrew Elohim and what he will do to protect Black America--good Whites are clueless. Already the God of Israel is turning spring into winter, and coming is a winter during the summers. America must let its Hebrew slaves return to Israel by moving the people there without murdering.
Moj zavičaj
Price: Free! Words: 6,730. Language: Bosnian. Published: April 9, 2015 and represented by Irfan Lilic. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Besplatna knjiga "Moj zavičaj", Mehmadalije Sulejmana Lilića je sastavljena iz tri priče: "Moj rodni kraj", u kojoj kroz stihove prolazi kroz sva sela svoga zavičaja, "Mogu ja otići iz Gođenja, ali Gođenji ne mogu iz mene", u kojoj prikazuje prve korake u svome povratku na babovinu, te "Zima u mom zavičaju" koja prikazuje ljepote zimske idile u Gođenjima, te životna razmišljanja i dileme.
The Dance of Ghosts
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Body, mind, & spirit, Nonfiction » History » Native American
Epidemic and deprivation were widespread among Native American tribes in the nineteenth century. The Ghost Dance asserted that Native Americans were God’s chosen people, attempting to restore Native American pride, dignity, power, and autonomy. The 1870 Ghost Dance was a combination of a curing rite (curing for diseases and to bring a "lost soul" back to its body) and an increase rite.
Examining the Issue of Enslaving Native Americans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2015 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / General
In 1550-51, Bartolomé de las Casas and Juan Ginés de Sepúlveda, in the Valladolid Debate, attempted to settle the issue of whether or not Native Americans should have been enslaved, given sanction by the Pope. Both carefully argued their side, las Casas stating emphatically, through his "Apología," that Native Americans were not all uncivilized and that only Canaanite tribes could be enslaved.
Ο ΝΑΟΣ ΤΟΥ ΑΓΙΟΥ ΜΗΝΑ ΣΤΟΥΣ ΛΟΓΓΑΔΕΣ ΙΩΑΝΝΙΝΩΝ
Price: Free! Words: 6,170. Language: Greek. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
Ο ναός του αγίου Μηνά βρίσκεται στο χωριό Λογγάδες, παλιά Αρδομίτσα, κοντά στη λίμνη των Ιωαννίνων. Είναι αφιερωμένος στον άγιο Μηνά τον Αιγύπτιο. Στην παρούσα μελέτη γίνεται προσπάθεια καταγραφής της ιστορίας, της αρχιτεκτονικής και της διακόσμησής του.
ΕΜΠΟΡΙΚΟΙ ΔΡΟΜΟΙ ΣΤΟ ΒΥΖΑΝΤΙΟ Η ΧΡΙΣΤΙΑΝΙΚΗ ΤΟΠΟΓΡΑΦΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΚΟΣΜΑ ΙΝΔΙΚΟΠΛΕΥΣΤΗ
Price: Free! Words: 10,730. Language: Greek. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Η Χριστιανική Τοπογραφία του Κοσμά Ινδικοπλεύστη, στο πρώτο μισό του 6ου αιώνα, δίνει πολύ σημαντικές γεωγραφικές πληροφορίες για την Αιθιοπία, την Ινδία, την Κεϋλάνη, την Κίνα, οι οποίες είναι κατά κύριο λόγο ακριβείς γιατί προέρχονται από προσωπικά ταξίδια του συγγραφέα. Μας ενημερώνει για τη διακίνηση του βυζαντινού εμπορίου με τις χώρες της Ανατολής.
LA HISTORIA DE LA HUMANIDAD- cortesia
Price: Free! Words: 15,680. Language: Spanish. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » History » European
Resumen de los 19 libros de la colección La historia de la Humanidad-
Disestablish: An Overview from Creation to the Ice Age
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2015 by Mary C. Findley. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
To Dislodge an enemy's foothold, you have to know he is one. Take a breakneck ride through thousands of years of history, science, and literature to discover the truth about Secular Humanism, its roots, and its impact from the beginning until now. These fifty brief pages could change everything. Can you afford not to read them?