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Why Henry VIII Got Fat
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting, Nonfiction » History » North America
Learn where some famous 'big' people went wrong with their diet and lifestyles. It can really help us today.
Lauragais - Histoire et Anecdotes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: French. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / History
Le Lauragais, près de Toulouse, est la région de France qui mérite le plus l’appellation de « Pays Cathare », celui des hérétiques tragiquement exterminés au XIIIe siècle. Froissart le décrit comme « les terres les plus fertiles du monde ». Sa vallée d'une immense importance économique et stratégique a joué un rôle important dans l'Histoire.
Footsteps of D-Day
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,010. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
An easily read description of The 1944 D-Day invasion, and the Normandy of today, from a journalist who has spent a decade in research.
Letters from Lonehill
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Essay » Literature
In this entertaining collection of short stories, James Forson light-heartedly explores some of his memories of the Western Cape Province in South Africa and confronts some of the challenges and ironies of the world of business. Sometimes humorous, sometimes pithy, the stories strike a responsive chord with our own life experiences. A pleasant read to while away the weekend.
Traveling Asia: The Philippines
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,940. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel photography
This photo based tour of the Philippines includes a mini-guide to animals, food, shopping, and scenic shots from around the Philippines and tourist locations (such as the Banaue rice terraces.) This mini-guide won't cover Manila and mainly focuses on the north (Baguio, La Union, and Pangasinan.) I've included a few Tagalog words (with their English equivalents) and over 75 photos with descriptions
Keep Forever (Хранить вечно)
Price: Free! Words: 28,350. Language: Russian. Published: August 1, 2015 by FEHT Inc. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aleksandr Sokolenko wrote his four stories about USSR labor camps in the months before his death, in 1970. His granddaughter, Maria Feht, has now collected them under the title Keep Forever. Александр Соколенко, написал свои четыре рассказа о сталинских лагерях в последние ме­сяцы жизни, в 1970 г. Его внуч­ка, Мария Фет, подготовила сбор­ник этих рассказов под общим за­головком «Хранить вечно».
A History of the Londonderry Literary Institute, Seaham Harbour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
This book documents the definitive history of the Londonderry Institute at Seaham from it's opening in 1855. Built to serve the town as a Literary Institute it evolved into a focal point for public and social groups that bound the fabric of the community together. As it approached its centenary year it appeared to have reached the end of its useful life but the town would not let it be demolished.
Voy a morir. Biografia de Jose Cruz, fundador de Real de Catorce
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,400. Language: Spanish. Published: July 31, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
José Cruz Camargo Zurita es el líder, compositor y fundador de Real de Catorce, el grupo de blues más importante de México. A mediados de la década pasada, los médicos le diagnosticaron una enfermedad crónico-degenerativa que le consume la vida. Y es así, cargando la muerte en cada concierto, que José Cruz continúa consolidando su mito. Es ésta su biografía, una historia honesta, cruda e inédita.
Fangturm
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 31, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Ao longo de todo o período da I Grande Guerra (1914-1918), esteve fundeado no porto de Palma de Maiorca um barco alemão, chamado Fangturm, que apenas dele saiu, como despojo e indemnização de guerra para a França, em 1919.
Rerum Uchronicarum Fragmenta
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: Italian. Published: July 31, 2015 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Spesso si sente dire che la storia non si fa con i se e con i ma. La storia no, ma la letteratura sì. Che cosa sarebbe accaduto se i persiani avessero sconfitto i greci a Salamina? Cosa se la congiura contro Cesare fosse fallita? Cosa se Lutero fosse morto durante il suo viaggio a Roma? Cosa se il 28 giugno 1914 la pistola di Gavrilo Princip si fosse inceppata? Basta un piccolo evento, il volo di
A Radiografia
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 31, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
A personagem de que vos falo neste livro chama-se Portugal e nasceu no dia 5 de Outubro de 1143. Neste dia, D. Afonso Henriques e seu primo, Afonso VII de Leão e Castela, assinavam o Tratado de Zamora, que representava o início da independência do reino português. 767 anos depois (5 de Outubro de 1910), acabava a monarquia e era implantada a República.
Cái cười của người Trung Hoa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,790. Language: Vietnamese. Published: July 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách như là một dòng nước trong lành, bên dòng sông cuộc đời cuộn chảy, giúp người đọc lắng trong tâm hồn, cười làm cho tinh thần sảng khoái, tỉnh táo, để bước tiếp trên con đường đi của mình.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
Paths From Childhood
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
This is a true story of "Life back on the Farm during the first part of the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of the children growing up during the Great Depression
A Civil War Diary A soldier’s journey home and more Diary of First Lieut. Abner Reuben Cox of the Palmetto Sharpshooters of South Carolina
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This is the diary of my great great grandfather Abner Reuben Cox of Belton, South Carolina. This is his Civil War Journal that he kept starting in about April 1865. He was first Lieut. in the Palmetto sharpshooters of South Carolina.
Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies.
Price: Free! Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Secrets, Stories and Scandals of Ten Welsh Follies contains the stories behind ten weird and wonderful Welsh buildings.
Саксон Грамматик о дохристианской славянской религии: Новый перевод соответствующих фрагментов XIV книги Деяний Данов
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: Russian. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » History » European
Герцог Генри Лев Саксонский, король Вальдемар Датский и епископ Абсалон следуют призыву Папы Римского организовать Северный Крестовый поход с целью христианизации прибалтийских народов. Преуспев в своем начинании и покорив Вендских славян, они обнаруживают странные и искусно сделанные храмы и статуи, становятся свидетелями удивительных обычаев и прорицательских ритуалов.
MagoGuide's European Battlefield Tour
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,130. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
2014 marked the 100th anniversary of World War I. Team Mago spent two weeks in the early summer of 2014 exploring the fields of valor that made up The Western Front of The Great War. This book takes you to battlefields and other military artifacts not typically found in guidebooks, providing detailed context, analysis, and local knowledge that enhance the experience for both travelers and readers.
Fueling the Fires of Resistance: Army Air Forces Special Operations in the Balkans during World War II - The U. S Army Air Forces in World War II - Hitler's Assault, Nazism, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,800. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines what might fairly be considered one of the most important early experiences in the history of Air Force special operations.
Hitting Home: The Air Offensive Against Japan - The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II, Doolittle Raid to the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, B-29 Superfortress, Hansell, LeMay, Marianas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,760. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication traces the development of the bombing of the Japanese home islands.