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The Battle of Point Pleasant: A Critical Event at the Onset of a Revolution
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 10,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
On October 10, 1774, the Battle of Point Pleasant raged between colonial Virginians and the native Indians of western Virginia. This relatively unknown battle was a critical event that may or may not have been the first battle of the American Revolution.
The Tobacco Controversy of 1857: An Early Debate and its Delayed Results
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
The proliferation of smoking sparked the first public debate about its effects. Beginning in 1857, this passionate debate of those both for and against the use of tobacco was laid out in the British Medical Journal The Lancet.
Searching for the Golden Hinde
By David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 3,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the famous galleon commanded by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Wrong Ticket Home
By Glenn Telfer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,080. Language: English (Scottish dialect). Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
Poems about the first and second world wars and their place in our mind and our soul.
The Execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake
By David Wesley Hill
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
An essay on the execution of Thomas Doughty by Francis Drake during the second circumnavigation of the world.
Plumbatae
By Jesús Vega
Price: $2.75 USD. Words: 12,810. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
Arqueología experimental de la plumbata, un dardo tardorromano lastrado con plomo y lanzado a mano. Tablas de alcance, balística de efectos.
The Battle of Pavia 1525
By Stephen Lark
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
A book dedicated to the Battle of Pavia that decided the fate of Italy for over two centuries. The battle also marked the death of Richard de la Pole, nephew of King Richard III of England and the last Yorkist pretender to the English throne. This battle fought in Italy therefore marked the true end to the Wars of the Roses.
My Vietnam photos, 1968
By William Allen Perry 2nd
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The year 1968 was both good and bad for me. After finding out that my vision was not good enough to be a pilot, I joined the US Army as a photo journalist. Vietnam was waiting after my training period. I was happy to make good friends in the military...and lucky to be sent to Germany after my tour in the Nam.
Cultura Maya
By Sergio Vazquez
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: Spanish. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Este es una compilación de información de aproximadamente 150,000 palabras sobre la Cultura Maya, ideal para conocer lo básico sobre esta maravillosa cultura.
Герои вчерашних дней
By Vadim Nesterov
Price: Free! Words: 9,540. Language: Russian. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Небольшая повесть о появлении русских на Амуре в XVII веке. Рассказ о том, почему мы туда пришли, и из-за чего ушли. О безнадежных боях, деревянных городах, пустых землях, немецком наемнике, ставшем казачьим атаманом и о первой и последней войне между Россией и Китаем.
Forward Into the Past: U.S. Industrial Revolution; Entertainment Industry
By Tahseen Chowdhury
Price: Free! Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The American Industrial Revolution was one of the most revolutionary times of history, which is where the textile industry grew, and the railroads grew. Along with all of that, the steel industry started booming. It was an amazing time to live if you had money, however if you didn't have money, life was much more harsh, working up top 15 hours a day starting from the age of 9 in some areas.
Betrayal, Resurrection, and Conversion
By Yashi Nozawa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Author presented his rational explanation for three miracles in Christianity: Judas' betrayal, Jesus' resurrection, and the conversion to Christianity of Paul. His hypotheses were based on a fresh interpretation of the biblical texts; the source documents of the miracles. So, his new theories are logically and factually consistent with biblical description.
"Mad" Anthony Wayne
By Al Molaison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » History / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Freedom! What does it cost? Who's willing to pay the price? America's fight for independence and its freedom created heroes from all generations, from all races, from both sexes, from the rich and the poor. This story celebrates one of those heroes.
Cammini e viaggiatori
By Marco Crestani
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: Italian. Published: March 25, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In Cammini e viaggiatori si è voluta raccontare la pace di luoghi paradisiaci come l'inquietudine di luoghi accidentati. Luoghi evocativi legati alla Prima Guerra Mondiale camminate, pause di silenzio, visioni. Il paesaggio è il vero protagonista, il sipario sulla scienza del mondo.
Land of Demons: The Proto-Colonization of Ezochi, an Alternate Model of Japanese Expansion
By Jason Wallace
Price: Free! Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
Long before Japan was united under the Tokugawa Shogunate, the northern island of Ezo (modern Hokkaido) was invaded, ruled, and pillaged by the Japanese for financial and political gain, marginalizing the native people there. They never officially colonized the island until the late 1800s but for centuries, practiced "proto-colonization."
From “Savage” to Citizen: How Native Americans were Rewarded for Centuries of Struggle and Contribution
By Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
For centuries, most Native Americans lived in a state of limbo, neither citizen nor foreigner, at times, considered part of "domestic dependent nations" but never really having full rights. It was not until after their efforts in World War I that universal citizenship was given to Native Americans.
“We Will Never Do An Unjust Act”: The Policies of Thomas Jefferson, Enacted by William Henry Harrison, that Forced a British Alliance with Tecumseh and Hastened War
By Jason Wallace
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,990. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Essay » Political
A carefully researched work that shows how William Henry Harrison, thanks to the now seemingly racist plans of Thomas Jefferson, catapulted himself to the Presidency based on his greed for land and desire to push Native Americans from their lands.
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
By chen0096
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Di Zi Gui is made or gathered from Confucius teachings. it gives us guidelines on how we should behave towards our family and friends and the moral way of life. this book is truly inspirational. I translated most of it myself. please forgive my English if you cant understand some of them. my is email is yinny2@hotmail.com. you are free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
Into the Pagan Past: A Search for Gods, Heroes and a Really Good Greek Salad!
By CelebrateGreece.com
Price: Free! Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Jeff Steele fulfills a lifelong dream in Greece and Turkey exploring the modern and ancient history and myths of these two fabled lands. INTO THE PAGAN PAST is part humorous travel narrative, part history book, and part fantasy tale. Lavishly illustrated by the author. (Abridged version)
The Night Before Christmas, 1914
By Richard J Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A thought provoking adaptation of the classic poem by Clement Clarke Moore, based upon the events of the Christmas Truce of World War One.