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Street Furniture of the Lackagh Area
Price: Free! Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
A record of the various items of street and road furniture to be seen in the area of Lackagh, Turloughmore, County Galway in Ireland
Life's Greatest Gift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 820. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Life's Greatest Gift -The Most Thoughtful Gift You Could Ever Give Your Loved Ones Have you ever searched for the perfect gift for your loved ones around their birthdays, anniversaries or holidays, but ran out of ideas and settled for some other gift? Inside this book are questions to spark the memories of their lives that future generations will treasure forever, "the gift that gives back!" How?
Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
It is easy to feel an overwhelming sense of empowerment while reading Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in The Civil War. In a time where women were considered the weaker or fairer sex, before they were given the vote, and in a time where they were expected to maintain a certain air of etiquette. These four women chose their own fates.
Killing Reagan | Summary
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,950. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
“Killing Reagan: The Violent Assault that Changed the Presidency” was written by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. The book takes a look at the life of former President Ronald Reagan both in and out of the White House. • How Nancy Reagan Took Control Over Ronald's Presidency • The Reason Why Reagan Left Hollywood Movies For Washington Politics • Learn About The Assassination Attempt
How the Freedom Rides Helped to Shape the Civil Rights Movement
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
The Freedom Rides of 1961 were an integral part of the Civil Rights movement yet could not have been a success if it were not for the activism of white volunteers or the intervention of state and federal governments. “When white men and black men are beaten up together, the day is coming when they will walk together." Few Southern whites wished to be involved in the Civil Rights movement.
WWI and Its Impact on Women's Lives
Series: The Grad School Papers. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,120. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Social Science » Women's studies
The Great War would serve as a launching pad that would ultimately catapult women into untraditional roles, once only attainable by men. Written while working on a graduate degree in History, Jobe's WWI and It's Impact on Women's Lives serves as a reminder how far women have come and who they have to thank.
Settling America – A Pioneer History of America - May Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This frontier history includes the following stories: May 1, 1769 - Daniel Boone Begins Exploring Kentucky May 9, 1754 - First Newspaper Cartoon In America - "Join Or Die" May 10, 1755 - Washington Appointed Aide De Camp to Braddock May 11, 1769 - Thomas Jefferson Joins House of Burgesses May 17, 1769 - George Washington Introduces Anti-Tax Resolutions
महाराणा प्रताप
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 7,040. Language: Hindi. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historiography
मै यह पुस्तक महाराणा प्रताप के बारे मे लिख रहा हूँ | बहुत कम लोग होंगे जो उस वीर पुरुष के बारे मे जानते है| शायद आप लोग मुझसे भी अधिक जानते होंगे महाराणा प्रताप के बारे मे, फिर भी मै ये किताब लिख रहा हूँ, क्योंकि महाराणा की वीरता, अजादी के लिए संघर्ष और मातृभूमी के प्रति प्यार ने मुझे यह किताब लिखने के लिए विवश किया | महाराणा प्रताप का नाम भारत के इतिहास में स्वर्ण अक्षरों से अंकित है|
Learn and Understand World War 2
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This book contains all of the events, causes and aftermaths of WWII in a nutshell.
Learn and Understand Capitalism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book will present the reader with a brief history of the concept of capitalism, taking him or her on a journey which sets off in the 19th century and which has undergone many changes, resulting in what we call today “the free market”.
Thomas Jefferson – A Short Biography
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » North America
Thomas Jefferson – patriot, author of the Declaration of Independence, third president of the United States, … this is just the short version of this man’s accomplishments. A truly amazing man that was a Founding Father of America.
Molly Pitcher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women, Nonfiction » History » American
Molly Pitcher followed her husband into battle in 1778. The British were leaving Philadelphia and were met by General Washington's troops in the Battle of Monmouth. Molly provided nursing duties and brought pitchers of water to the troops.. When her husband was wounded she took charge of his cannon. Her service was memorable indeed, so much so that she was breveted a sergeant by Gen Washington.
Bridget Rose Dugdale, The IRA and the Great Art Theft Wicklow, Ireland 1974
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,040. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » History » European
It was the biggest art theft ever with 19 paintings by master artists, valued at 20 million British pounds. The thieves, led by Rose Dugdale entered the private home of a millionaire South African gold miner near Wicklow, Ireland. The date was April 26, 1974. Rose made sure that her four male accomplices stole the most valuable paintings including the only privately held work by Johannes Vermeer.
Exeter Memories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: British English. Published: April 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Contemporary diary extracts and photos relating to Exeter University in the 1950s, Dartmoor and the Devon Coast.
Stolypin's Agrarian Reforms
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » Russian
This particular short essay on P.A. Stolypin's Agrarian Reforms in Russia, which is part of our Continuing Education Series, examines the improved condition of the peasantry that arose as a result of land reforms. While Stolypin's reforms freed the peasantry from the chains of virtual slavery, World War I cut short Russia's road to progress in this area.
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: Welsh. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Pam fod cigfran y Modron yn crochlefain? Dim ond Prydeinwyr gyda rhyddid yn eu calon sy’n gwybod! Yn 43 OC mae Rhufain bron yn sicr o’u concwest dros Brydain – nes i Prasutagus, Brenin yr Iceni, ddigwydd cyfarfod caethforwyn o dras frenhinol llwyth yr Aedui yng Ngâl wedi iddi ddianc oddi wrth ei meistres Rufeinig. Newidiodd y cyfarfod hwn dynged Ynys Prydain am byth.
Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain/Boudicca, Britain’s Queen of the Iceni
Series: Cyfres Merched Chwedlonol yn Hanes y Byd, 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage, Nonfiction » History » European
Stori wir syfrdanol am arwres Prydain yn yr hen oes – ar gael i’w darllen yn Gymraeg a Saesneg mewn un gyfrol ddwyieithog! The fascinating true story of ancient Britain's greatest heroine -- now told in both Welsh and English in one bilingual volume! Perfect for students of both Welsh and English, improve your language proficiency while you learn about ancient Britain.
Toys in the Community: Valuing Memories of Teddy Bears, Dolls and Construction Toys
Price: Free! Words: 19,900. Language: British English. Published: April 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This book is the result of a Heritage Lottery funded project run by Brighton Toy and Model Museum which collected memories of teddy bears, dolls and construction toys. Extracts from the interviews, accompanied by illustrative photographs, show how such memories provide a valuable insight not only into the types of toys that people owned, but also into the relationships between people and toys.
Jesse Owens, Adolf Hitler and the 1936 Summer Olympics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,360. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
One of the evilest men in history, Adolf Hitler, would cross paths with the fastest man on the planet, Jesse Owens, at the 1936 Summer Olympics at Berlin, Germany during the dangerous time leading up to World War II.
Boudicca Activity Book
Series: The Legendary Women of World History: Activity Books. Price: Free! Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Activity Books, Nonfiction » History » European
A fun and interactive collection of puzzles based on "Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni," book one of the Legendary Women of World History. Practice reading while you learn more about history. Features a challenging fill in the blank puzzle, word search puzzles, double puzzles, and a crossword puzzle certain to challenge adults and children alike.