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The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex: The History of the Shipwreck That Inspired Moby Dick by Howard Brinkley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,080. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In 1820, a sperm whale attacked and sunk the Whaleship Essex. 2000 miles off the coast of South America, the crew knew it would be a true feat to survive and make it to shore--any shore. It’s story became legendary; Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote about it; Edgar Allen Poe incorporated details of it in his only novel; and, most notoriously of them all, it served as the inspiration for Herman Melville’
Sirocco: A French Girl Comes of Age in War-Torn Algeria by Danielle A. Dahl
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
The Algerian War of Independence begins in 1954, forever changing the lives of the French colonials, including 10-year-old Nanna and her family. The conflict lasts for 8 years, but despite the constant threat of terrorist attacks, Nanna confronts the usual challenges of growing up--helping to raise her spirited siblings, struggling with math, and defying her harsh father by falling in love.
China, Class Collaboration, and the Killing Fields of Indonesia in 1965 by James Robb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
An investigation into the political background to the 1965 anti-communist slaughter of a million Indonesian workers and peasants, comparing that event to the 1927 Shanghai massacre by Chiang Kai-Shek, when Chiang turned on his supporters in the Chinese Communist Party and killed thousands.
Carta Astral de Mexico by Amira A
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,210. Language: Spanish. Published: January 5, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Astrology, Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico
Amira, la mejor astróloga de todos los tiempos, nos entrega una radiografía de nuestro país, que nos dice de dónde viene, dónde está y hacia dónde va a través de su análisis astrológico. Éste libro es para todos los que quieran conocer México a fondo y comprender hacia dónde va desde un a innovadora perspectiva holísitica, así como los pasos para una transformación hacia un futuro pleno de luz.
OSTATNIA ROZMOWA wspomnienie o Jakubie Gossie by Marian Paduszynski
Price: Free! Words: 8,750. Language: Polish. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Jakub Gossa 1922 – 2004, Porucznik Batalionow Chlopskich, Zasluzony Nauczyciel i Wychowawca Przezył cztery wyroki smierci. Potem zwalczali go ksieza na ambonach i zwalczala partia do ktorej nie nalezal. Ataki szly rowno z obu stron. Dla jednych byl „komunista“, dla drugich „wrogiem klasowym" Oto Jego Historia.......
The Heinkel He 178-Part 2 by David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
Un viitor luminos by Teodor Flonta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 111,170. Language: Romanian. Published: January 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Cel de-al Doilea Război Mondial s-a sfârşit dar vieţile ţăranilor din Lupoaia, un sătuc din Transilvania, sunt răvăşite de impunerea unor schimbări draconice şi fără sens de către un nou regim care doreşte să creeze un om nou, pentru o societate nouă. Guvernul totalitar recent instalat ameninţă să elimine familia Flonta, declarându-l pe Pavel, tatăl lui Teodor, chiabur – “duşman al poporului”.
1913-1917. Служба в банках.Санкт-Петербург. Адриан Тимофеев. by Adrian Timofeev
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: Russian. Published: January 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
На Невском проспекте в Санкт-Петербурге в начале XX века были сосредоточены основные банковских и финансовых учреждений Российской Империи. Невский проспект практически представлял собой российский вариант WALL STREET. Я жил, учился и работал на Невском проспекте в течение 15 лет с 1902 по 1917 год. Мне посчастливилось начинать свою банковскую карьеру в крупнейших российских банках на Невском.
Firebrand: Politics, Arson, Perjury, and an Embattled American City in 1912 by David R. Stokes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,900. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws, Nonfiction » History » American
In early 1912, the city of Fort Worth, Texas found itself in a firestorm, one that had political, religious, and criminal undertones. At the center of the controversy was a local minister, J. Frank Norris. Determined to make a name for himself, he adopted a sensational approach to preaching. Norris was the predecessor of the all culturally crusading clergymen agitators to come.
In the Arena: Reflections on Culture, History, Politics, and Faith by David R. Stokes
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,090. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
Bestselling author David R. Stokes shares an assortment of powerful essays in IN THE ARENA: Reflections on Culture, History, Politics, and Faith. Foreword by Dr. Gerald W. Stokes. From the War on Terror, to the Cold War, to great moments in sports, to presidential politics, to Vladimir Putin, Stokes offers insightful analysis on an eclectic list of subjects.
The Discerning Barbarian's Guidebook to Roman Britain by Lee Rotherham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,350. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The Past, as they say, is Another Country. Now there is a guide book to Britain as it was in Roman times. Written by Dr Lee Rotherham this book tells the average modern Briton everything they would need to know when visiting Roman Britain.
Why the Victorians Saw Ghosts – An Illustrated Guide to 19th Century Spiritualism by Michael Gallagher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014 by Seventh Rainbow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Originally conceived as a blog to accompany Gallagher's historical YA novels, this guide provides a great introduction to the fascinating phenomenon of 19th Century spiritualism. If you can't tell your materializations from your Mumlers, or never realized just how physical ghost-grabbing could get, then this may well be the perfect book for you.
Flying Bass Strait by Adelaide Devonport
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,030. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
In 1919 it was thought Bass Strait, between Tasmania and mainland Australia, would never be flown over. This is the story of how it was and how regular air services were gradually established over this stormy Strait.
Giải mã cách ngôn Tây du ký (Thuật xử thế) by Dong A Sang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 93,940. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Mỗi câu cách ngôn như một ngọn đèn soi sáng trí tuệ, lương tri; có thể giúp người ta nâng cao phẩm đức, tự thay đổi tính cách, bỏ điều xấu, làm điều tốt, cải biến vận mệnh, lịch lãm trong việc đối nhân xử thế, thành công trong sự nghiệp và sống đẹp hơn.
MacArthur and the UFOs by Jonathan Abel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,420. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
True - Epic historic WWII novel – Author’s uncle was General Douglas MacArthur’s bodyguard - Orders from FDR to catch UFOs during WWII - So Mac creates very first Men in Black to investigate sightings and retrieve crashes!! After bombing Tokyo, Doolittle’s Raiders join the recovery team! Experience the Battle of Los Angeles, Jungle Warfare, Atomic Bombs, Blue Beams, UFOs…Extraordinary AudioBook.
Two Besagews. A Comparison of Some Surviving 15th Century Shoulder Defences by Chris Dobson
Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Medieval
This short ebook describes certain types of 'Gothic' German and Italian shoulder armour in use in the late 15th Century.
Giữ gìn tươi trẻ - bí thuật Trung Hoa. by Dong A Sang
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,590. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Các nhà dưỡng sinh, các lương y Trung Quốc không ngừng tìm kiếm phương pháp giữ gìn sự tươi trẻ, còn gọi là phương pháp hồi xuân. Trong đó, có nhiều phương pháp bí truyền ở chốn thâm cung, hoặc trong gia đình các danh gia vọng tộc, nhưng cũng có những phương pháp dân gian, dân dã. Nhìn chung dễ ứng dụng.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 2 by David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2.
View America: South East by Paul Frederick
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 16,620. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » History » American
In the travel series View America, South East covers Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee. It is a non-commercial and more or less objective chronicle of an in-depth exploration of these states. Each state is described with its own brief historical background and its main sights, tourist attractions and points of interest.