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Beyond the Bosporus: The Thracian Connection to Troy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Little is known about the ancient city of Troy, site of the infamous but largely unhistorical Trojan War. Much more has attention has been focused to finding out about the city-state itself but not much about its alliance and trade systems and from where its original inhabitants may have come. So much of its trade and culture was rooted in Thrace, just across the Bosporus.
Location of Eden: A New Discovery: A Latest Geographical and Historical Study of Eden
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Price: Free! Words: 12,860. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
The Bible reveals two Edens – the spiritual Eden and the physical Eden. God, Adam, Eve and Satan all dwell in the spiritual Eden, as mythical symbols. There is also the physical Eden in which flowed rivers that continue to flow today. A careful inquiry into their sources would lead us to the actual location of Eden, the geographical entity.
Postcard Revolution Volume 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Postcards sent to Congress and other leaders advocating a money supply based on citizenship rather than debt. It includes a series of SOS postcards to save our ship by decelerating production, calibrating money in hours of work, elevating citizenship by making ownership of the money supply a right of citizenship, and setting a maximum wage of no more than four times the minimum wage..
Egyptian Mythology - Ancient Gods and Goddesses of the World
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015 by Mendon Cottage Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Egypt
Egyptian Mythology - Ancient Gods and Goddesses of the World Ancient Egypt is one of the most prominent civilizations in history. The ancient pyramids alone have captivated scientists, historians, and globetrotters for centuries. This country developed one of the most advanced civilizations that have passed on a rich trove of marvelous works and invaluable knowledge to succeeding generations.
Chữ nghĩa và sinh mệnh
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,920. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Chữ nghĩa gắn liền với sinh mệnh con người, con người hiểu nghĩa – lí đúng thì đi về nẻo thiện, không hiểu nghĩa - lí thì sa chân vào điều ác. Có bậc thánh nhân than rằng, suốt đời không thực hành hết đạo lí ẩn chứa trong chữ nghĩa, để tu thân, cứu người, cứu đời.
Where's Your Mother, George? The True Crime of George Schneider
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Series: Two-Dollar Terrors, A Two-Dollar Terror #4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Everyone in the Schneider family presumed that the widow matriarch Catharine was staying with her favorite son George on his remote Ohio farm. When George, his wife Margaret and their seven children showed up to a family dinner without her, suspicions ran high. No one could believe the story he told about a pair of highway bandits and a shallow grave.
Lowcountry Confederates: Rebels, Yankees, and South Carolina Rice Plantations
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Series: More Tales from Brookgreen. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,970. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
TWO CIVIL WAR TALES. 1 ~ A Torpedo, an Admiral, and the USS Harvest Moon ~ An engineer from Brookgreen Garden's historic rice plantation near Myrtle Beach strikes a final blow for the Confederacy in one last naval operation; and 2 ~ A Sad Tale from a Tragic War ~ Memories of a special Lowcountry rice plantation feast sustain ragged Confederate soldiers through cold, heat, dust, mud, and despair.
Story of Prophet David AS & Prophet Solomon AS In Islam
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Price: Free! Words: 6,720. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / History
This book is about story of Prophet David AS (Sulaiman AS) & Prophet Solomon AS (Sulaiman AS) In Islam faith. Based From Al-Hadist & the Holy Quran. Solomon remains one of the most commemorated and popular holy figures in Islam. Muslim tradition further maintains that, along with prophet David AS (Dāwūd AS) and Dhul-Qarnayn AS, prophet Solomon AS was one of three great monarchs of all time.
Story Of Rabia Al-Basri Muslim Women Sufi Saint
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Price: Free! Words: 3,490. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
This book is about story of Rabia Al-Basri one of the greatest muslim women sufi saint from basra. Rābiʻa al-ʻAdawiyya al-Qaysiyya (Arabic: رابعة العدوية القيسية‎) or simply Rābiʿah al-Baṣrī (Arabic: رابعة البصري‎) (717–801 C.E.) was a female Muslim saint and Sufi mystic.She was the one who first set forth the doctrine of Divine Love.
Architecture of Ancient Mesopotamia - Chapter 2 of Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles
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Series: Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles, 15. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,580. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2014 by Progress Builders. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Brief Guide to the History of Architectural Styles is a full-color illustrated edition of the classic study of the history of World's architecture. This handbook has been written by Tatyana Fedulova - Russian art critic, lecturer and popularize of history of Fine Arts, the expert in the History of Art and Religion.
War and Peace A Collection of “Quotations”
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
War is an organized and often prolonged conflict that is carried out by states or non-state actors. It is generally characterized by extreme violence, social disruption and an attempt at economic destruction. Peace is an occurrence of harmony characterized by lack of violence, conflict behaviors and the freedom from fear of violence. Commonly understood as the
The Mighty Mughal Emperors
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Jahangir and lustre and fashion of Noorjahan which was immortalised by Shahjahan by constructing the Taj Mahal in Agra could not be retained by the unwisely and intolerant policy of Aurangzeb. All the successors of Aurangzeb were incompetent. Aurangzeb wanted to divide his kingdom amongst his three sons.
The Saggar Maker's Bottom Knocker, or The Story of Pottery in a Box
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,440. Language: American English. Published: December 17, 2014 by Black Morning Marsh Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Yes, not only was there (and is there) such a thing as a saggar, but there was also something or someone known as a saggar maker’s bottom knocker. And the route to the saggar bottom knocking starts with ancient China and takes in a few alchemists, white gold, Marco Polo, missionaries, house arrest, and even a wallaby along the way.
Sydney Under Siege: As It Happened 15 December 2014
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Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
I work in the building next to the Lindt Café. Shortly after news of the Siege broke, I found myself locked out. Gradually, I realised my usual day had been pulled out from under me. For the first time, I had become a witness to history. This is my account of the day terrorism returned to Sydney. It is based partly on contemporaneous notes I scribbled on the day.
*(Holy) War: How the Crusades Almost Killed Christianity
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
Were the Crusades a legitimate attempt by Christendom to recapture a holy city, or merely a strategy employed by the Western Church to regain control of a religion in schism? This controversial question is explored through the annals of historical record, from multiple viewpoints.
Constantine: The Emperor of Tolerance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,870. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Many historians in the past have seen Constantine as a secret pagan who used Christianity as a political device or a God-sent Emperor who converted a whole nation to Christianity. Since Constantine's personal beliefs allowed for both paganism and Christianity, he created an Empire of tolerance or a religiously neutral realm (as far as what you wanted to believe).
America: One Nation, Under Heavy Divide
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Price: Free! Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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Are we one people, and one America? Or is there much more to it than that? Presidents like FDR, Lyndon Johnson, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan; are elections like those that created these great men even possible in the 21st Century? Or are we left to spin the tale of Presidents, Elections, and aspects of American History itself gone by, and therefore, never to be seen by anyone again?
A Painful Journey and More
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is a true story about a woman who is forced to leave her home, north of Kimberley, with five young children at the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899 after a personal tragedy. She undertakes a journey of a 1000 kilometres partly through a war torn country and semi desert area of South Africa to reach the safety of Cape Town.
The Tragedy of Minnie McGee
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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A portrait of the first woman sentenced to the death penalty on Prince Edward Island. The author delves into the mindset of Minnie McGee , the terrible consequences and her life after incarceration.
The Duties of a King
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Price: Free! Words: 620. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Arthashastra is an ancient Sanskrit treatise on statecraft, economic pollcy and military strategy. We present a small excerpt from this book, in an illustrated and light reading format. This excerpt describes the duties that a king must perform, over the course of each day and night, divided into sixteen periods. Flip through the life of a King, twenty three centuries ago.