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American History (According to Roaches): The First Thanksgiving was Inspired by Roaches
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,960. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the Mayflower, the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they were instrumental in helping the pilgrims survive, and to have the first Thanksgiving. This volume gives a summary of this historic event even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The third of fifty books in the Roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches and Pocahontas Helped Save Jamestown
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of the first English colony in America in Jamestown, Virginia--from a roach's point of view! These pesky little insects believe that without their help the first settlers of Jamestown would have all starved. This volume gives a summary of this historic settlement even for skeptics who don't believe roaches helped at all. The second of fifty books in the roach history series.
American History (According to Roaches): How Roaches Helped Columbus Find a New World
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the story of Columbus from a roach's point of view. These pesky little insects believe they are the ones who helped Columbus discover America, and that without his help he could not have done it! This volume gives a good summary of this historic venture even for skeptics who don't believe roaches had anything to do with it. This is the first of fifty books in the 'Roach History' series.
The Christchurch Destructor
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Price: Free! Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The story of the Destructor is interesting, partly because it is a story untold, and partly because of the controversy surrounding the decision to build the furnace.
Early VTOL Aircraft (before 1967)
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Price: Free! Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This ebook is a brief history, up until late 1967, of vertical take-off and landing aircraft. Originally written before the use of computers it contains some interesting photographs of aircraft some of which failed to go into production and others which proved to be successful. This ebook is offered in the hope that it will prove useful to others interested in the topic of early VTOL aircraft.
Last Man Standing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Three hundred prisoners are marched out of Auschwitz, only one returns. This is a factual story about a death march endured by a prisoner of Auschwitz during World War II. It was told to the author by the survivor who is still alive today, he turns 95 years old in 2014. He is the grand father of the author’s wife and endearingly known to all as “oppi”.
Luther Standing Bear: Assimilation
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,350. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
This article explores one of the great Indians of our time who successfully used the skills he learned at Carlisle to fight for the Indian way of life. His actions and arguments were ultimately responsible for the Indian New Deal and had a very heavy influence on the United States in the early 1900s.
What Really Happened to Patton
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 160. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
What Really Happened to General Patton. Instant karma revisited. An end to conspiracy theories has finally arrived.
Brave Emilia - The Story of Countess Emilia Plater
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Price: Free! Words: 1,480. Language: British English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
The story of Emilia Plater (Emilija Pliateryté), a feminist and revolutionary icon. Retold by Hazel Plater, illustrated by Becky Johnson.
Gateway to the Vikings: L'Anse aux Meadows
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Price: Free! Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This article explores the idea that L'Anse aux Meadows could be the gateway to the Viking Vinland settlement mentioned in the Scandinavian sagas and possibly founded by Leif Ericson. L'Anse aux Meadows is still the only widely accepted evidence of pre-Columbian contact with North America.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 5
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Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: Australian English. Published: June 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious
We analyse the latest information of MERS a severe pneumonia-like respiratory disease caused by corona virus. It has an extremely high death rate among sufferers. We also look at Kidney Stones, what causes them, how they are detected and how you can protect yourself from this very painful medical condition. Finally we analyse the amazing Medical Milestones of the 20th century.
Bạc Liêu Ngày Cũ
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Sách giới thiệu một cách ngắn gọn & dễ hiểu những hiểu biết của tác giả về thị xã Bạc Liêu trước đây. Sách có đề cập đến một số địa điểm giờ đã không còn như Nhà thờ Đức Mẹ Hồn Xác Lên Trời, BCH Sư đoàn 21 VNCH, Sân bay Bạc Liêu. Đặc biệt còn có một số hình ảnh minh họa quý giá do tác giả sưu tầm hoặc được bạn hữu gửi tặng.
Bad Ass Presidents
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
Ever wanted to know more about the American Presidents, but were unsure where to look? Bad Ass Presidents follows the life of America's warrior Presidents. Forget Bush, forget Obama - They're a bunch of pussies compared to these guys.
A Short History of Coins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,830. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Coins are much easier to use to pay for things than carrying a cow in your pocket. Before the advent of coinage, people used many things as a medium of exchange. Tobacco, shells, and yes, cows. The advent of coinage presented people with a convenient way to transport and store wealth.
Ipswich Treasures
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Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A small sample of images and stories about Ipswich, Queensland
Caribbean Piracy: Pirates and Privateers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General
The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw the emergence of a new threat to government and organized society. Privateers and pirates raided along the coast of powerful countries and were, at times, at war with England, France, and Spain. They developed their own system of rules, a code of morality, and a very rough form of government.
How F. W. Boreham Won the War of Words
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
F. W. Boreham was one of the most prolific authors of the twentieth century, but this book tells of the crisis Boreham experienced during the First World War that led to him discovering and adopting a winning style of communication.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Introduction, Day One and Day Two
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Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,930. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.
The Reno Court of Inquiry: Day Four
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Series: The Reno Court of Inquiry, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Major Marcus Reno has come under an intense amount of criticism for his role in the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This work is a hand-transcribed copy of the original inquiry performed in 1879. I has never been provided in electronic form and never without a host of commentary. This is the actual work as it appears in the Library of Congress.