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Due Nomi Per Un Incubo
By Riccardo Mainetti
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: Italian. Published: January 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Breve racconto del mio viaggio in uno dei tanti Inferni che l'Umanità ha conosciuto nel Secolo Breve. Forse addirittura L'Inferno Assoluto.
Kampuchea, Year Zero
By Ray Kania
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 10,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
“Kampuchea, Year Zero” is my interview of a young Cambodian girl who survived nearly 4 years of Pol Pot, communist leader of the Khmer Rouge.
Slavery: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
By William J. Connor, Jr.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 181,440. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012 by A-Argus Better Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
A frank and open look at the situation of slavery as it existed in the world since mankind began its existance and a close examination of slavery as it exists in the 21st Century.
Digging Up Arkansas Diamond Mining History
By Glenn W. Worthington
Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 7 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In this ebook you will work alongside the author as he digs up some ninety-year-old bricks at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park. The bricks have letters inscribed on them. Together you will follow the clues and figure out the mystery of the history that these bricks are trying to tell us.
A Handbook of Irish Home Rule with full original text by William Gladstone and others
By Rupert Matthews
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 96,760. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book was written in 1887 at a critical time for the debate on Irish Home Rule and for Gladstone. Its influence on events proved to be great. This edition has an introduction by historian Rupert Matthews that puts this classic work into its historical and political context.
Combat Crew
By John Comer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,060. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Combat Crew is one of the best memoirs about the air war over Europe ever written. John Comer kept a journal of the 25 missions he flew in 1943 when the casualty rate on his base was close to 80%. After each raid Comer gathered the crew together and pieced together the air battle from a 360-degree perspective. His book is handwritten history, recorded within hours after the battles occured.
For Our Beloved Country
By Speer Morgan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 204,670. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
War is never more horrifying, and perhaps never more compelling, than when experienced firsthand. The personal accounts collected here — diaries and memoirs written by men on the front lines — constitute a little-known history of American wars. Seven individual narratives cover seven different wars, from the Revolution to the Gulf War.
The Huguenots Come To Ballyronan, Northern Ireland
By Hazlett Lynch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
The story of how the French Huguenots came to Ballyronan, Northern Ireland, in the late seventeenth century, what they achieved, and the local connections they established. Of interest social historians and lovers of Ireland and her history.
Opium in Thailand
By Duncan Stearn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Opium in Thailand traces the history of the trade from its beginnings in the late 17th century and its imposition by the British as a trading item on Siam through to the rise of the famed Golden Triangle and the attempts at suppression from the 1960s onwards.
Chekhovs At Home
By Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » Russian
Please God, No Wedding Or Shooting At The End!- Chekhov strives to write The Seagull, while characters from it, his own life, and Hamlet swim in his head. Anton, Himself - Writing a love story after The Seagull flops, Chekhov darts between passion, family, and disaster. Masha, Too - Irrepressibly seized by love, Chekhov's sister wrestles with whether to leave her brother's exciting life to marry
Michigan Covered Bridges
By Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Michigan's 6 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as multiple photos of each one. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a detailed review of the various Truss Types.
The Huguenots in London
By Hazlett Lynch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2012 by Hazlett Lynch. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
(3.00 from 1 review)
A snapshot of the history of Huguenot refugees from France when they settled in London in the 17th and 18th centuries. Catholic Louis XIV had persecuted the Protestants and they were forced to flee their homes to save their lives. Many came to London, though some continued to Ireland. This story zooms in on one such central London church.
The Ark of the Covenant Operations Manual
By Christopher Jordan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
(5.00 from 1 review)
How to build an Ark and perform the miraculous feats of the Old Testament.
The Roots of Reno
By Al W Moe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,870. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
(5.00 from 1 review)
Reno was truly Hell on Wheels in the 1920’s. The rest of the nation considered the town Sodom and Gomorra, but that’s only half the truth. Reno offered everything in the way of adult entertainment, from speakeasy’s and houses of ill-repute, to open gaming – legal or not. And it took plenty of sins by the founding fathers to make Reno “The biggest little city in the world.”
House History
By Mike Coleman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
A 10 step, illustrated guide to discovering the history of your home. Here is your chance to fast-track the searches needed to find out all you need to know about your property. This ebook contains links to all of the key research and reference sites that can unlock information about your home. You may not be considering moving at the moment, but imagine the additional value that this information could provide to prospective buyers and the potential increase in the value and interest in your property. This ebook will outline the information available and the methods you can use to explore this fascinating and potentially rewarding activity.
Sala - More than a Survivor
By Marsha Casper Cook
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,160. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This is the touching and inspirational story of Sala Lewis, who at age ten was left alone to wander the streets of Poland after her family was taken away by the Nazis. Sala had been out with her friends and came home to find her family gone and the apartment where she lived sealed off. Everything she possessed was no longer hers. She had no family, no clothes, no food, nothing ...
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 3
By Michael. J Hurley
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 53,090. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This final section deals with such topics as Willie Nolan the golfer, local trades and tradesmen, folklore, customs,Portmarnock, Marian Park, heralth and housing,street furniture and some anecdotal articles.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 2
By Michael. J Hurley
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 45,620. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Part 2 of this book deals with the areas of Grange and Stapolin, transport, fishing, Talavera House, farming , coastguard, and Sisters of Charity in Baldoyle.
Baldoyle, Portmarnock, Sutton; A Local History PART 1
By Michael. J Hurley
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,980. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
This section of the comprehensive history deals with early settlements, Christianity, schools and horse racing
Atlas du Québec
By Claude Trudel
Price: Free! Words: 16,220. Language: French. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
L’Atlas du Québec est un guide destiné aux étudiants pour l’interprétation d’anciennes cartes géographiques. Les trois étapes de cette démarche sont illustrées par un grand nombre de cartes et de plans de différentes époques. Le livre est complété par une liste des cartes, un répertoire de cartothèques, un lexique, une bibliographie, un index des auteurs et une notice biographique.