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Sukhoi Aircraft's 1963 Proposed Jet VTOL Design The Stunningly Modern
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the early 1960s, Sukhoi’s OKB “skunk works” had a very capable aviation designer, highly interested in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flying machines. This is the story of the modern VTOL that almost was!
2012, China e Mais Além: O Pensamento Mundial, o Papel Global da China, a sobrevivência individual e o Caminho da Vida para além do fim da civilização como a conhecemos
By Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: Portuguese. Published: April 18, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Este livro foi pensado para o bem comum das próximas gerações e mostra como cada indivíduo pode contribuir positivamente movendo-se na direção certa.
2012, China y Más Allá: Pensamiento mundial, el papel global de China, la supervivencia del individuo y lo camino de la vida después del fin de la civilización como la conocemos
By Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: Spanish. Published: April 18, 2014 by UpliftingBooks Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
Este libro fue pensado para el bien común de las próximas generaciones y muestra cómo cada individuo puede contribuir positivamente moviendo en la dirección correcta.
From the Arquebus to the Breechloader: How Firearms Transformed Early Infantry Tactics
By Piers Platt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,550. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From their earliest incarnations in the 14th Century – which were as much a danger to their operator as they were to the enemy – to the breech-loading rifles of the 19th century, "From the Arquebus to the Breechloader" traces the technological advancements that revolutionized weapons, and how infantry tactics were forced to evolve as new and more lethal weapons were developed.
Lost in Mangroves
By Tropical Writers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,910. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lost in Mangroves is the sixth anthology put together by Tropical Writers. You will find here creative non-fiction which tries to capture a sense of place and, sometimes, time. The place? Tropical North Queensland. The time? From the 19th to the 21st centuries. By the time you have read this collection you will be ready to pack your bags and visit us here, in Far North Queensland.
1,001 Things You Didn't Know Happened in April
By Ronald Hee
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 158,520. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
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1,001 Things You Didn’t Know Happened in April is a quirky and unique take on the history of the world, all seen through events and peoples in the month of April, since the beginnings of recorded history. It is the first book by Singaporean writer, Ronald Hee, a self-confessed history buff. History is and should be fun! Enjoy!
The Zimmermann Telegram: Analysis and Criticism
By Broomhandle Books
Series: Continuing Education, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
The Zimmermann Telegram by Barbara Tuchmann is a key work examining the question of what prompted the U.S. to enter World War I. This short analysis and criticism, part of our Continuing Education Series, hopes to provide readers with a general, but thoughtful, review of Barbara Tuchmann's research into how Woodrow Wilson, despite his long held stand on non-intervention, managed a shift to war.
"Hejmdal" 1903-04
By Søren Nørby
Price: Free! Words: 25,190. Language: Danish. Published: April 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dagbog, ført paa Vintertogtet til Middelhavet fra 15' Oktober 1903 til 16' Februar 1904, samt fra denne Dato i de danske Farvande til 30' Marts 1904. Af Gustav Kragh, Underskibsminør i Flaaden.
80 días en Malvinas
By Pablo Javier Melara, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 37,320. Language: Spanish. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
El accionar de la Agrupación de Buzos Tácticos en el Conflicto Bélico del Atlántico Sur de 1982
The American Indians
By My Ebook Publishing House
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,030. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Who were the first real Americans? In this book you will be introduced to the American Indians, their society and their culture! You’ll learn amazing facts which you never would have guessed, from cuisine and sports to crafts, pottery, sculptures or even ships. ”The American Indians” will interest general readers as well as scholars and students.
A Tale Of Two Cities: A Reader's Companion
By Susanne Alleyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 221,590. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by Spyderwort Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
You’re reading A TALE OF TWO CITIES for the first time—or the fifth time. But what are gaols, bumpers, farmer-generals, and tocsins? Did those starving French mean baguettes when they wanted bread? Alleyn's "Reader’s Companion" has over 780 notes about things, people, places, and events mentioned in the text, plus bonus material, to enhance a classic historical novel published 150 years ago.
Banglar Itihas Adi Yug Theke
By Dilip K. Bandyopadhyay
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: Bengali. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
History of Bengal from the period of Mahabharata to independent India written in Bengali
The Secret Life of Celestina Sommer, Victorian child killer
By David J. Vaughan
Price: $1.67 USD. Words: 70,830. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A TRUE tale of Victorian crime, betrayal and murder...Celestina Sommer's problem took her to the very edge of hell.
1492 And All That!
By Bob Denton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,190. Language: British English. Published: April 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
All those things that you might wish to know about the history of Spain and Portugal as a visitor or an ex-patriot. History visited with an ex-patriot's eye.
Incredible Facts About Ukraine That Few People Know
By Victoria Sunsett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014 by Oksana Vitruk. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
Until recent, not many people around the world knew what and where is Ukraine. Read these incredible facts about Ukraine in this book.
The Problem of Christian Antisemitism
By Joseph Keysor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: American English. Published: April 10, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This third short book in a series shows that hatred against the Jews in the name of Christ is contrary to many plain teachings, and never in any circumstances justifiable. Yet, it was very different in motive and in results from the secular racial antisemitism that drove the Nazis and led to the Holocaust.
Adventures of a Despatch Rider: A Memoir of the Great War
By Captain W H L Watson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,170. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Composed from letters sent home during the war, this memoir offers a unique insight into the experiences of a despatch rider from the Battle of Mons and the Great Retreat, to the Christmas Truce and Ypres. An honest account of the First World War as it was experienced by ordinary soldiers. 'A tremendous insight into the realities of war.' - Robert Foster, best-selling author of 'The Lunar Code'
The Question of Sovereignty: A Study of Chinese and British Negotiating Positions with Regard to the Colonisation and Decolonisation of Hong Kong
By Justin Cahill
Price: Free! Words: 26,280. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This is a study of the collision of Britain's 'imperialism of free trade' with China's sovereignty over Hong Kong from the time of the Colony's occupation in 1842 to the signing of the Joint Declaration in 1984.
A Welcome Tragedy: Factors that Led to the U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
The U.S. - Dakota Conflict of 1862 resulted in the hanging of 38 Dakota Indians and the permanent expulsion of the Dakota from beyond the borders of the state of Minnesota. Although these results were foreseeable and preventable, the Indian System fostered neglect, nourished corruption, and welcomed tragedy.
Unwarranted Expulsion: The Removal of the Winnebago Indians
By Colin Mustful
Price: Free! Words: 6,820. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Native American
In February of 1863 the Winnebago Indians of southern Minnesota were undeservedly exiled from beyond the state of Minnesota forever.