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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.
Experiencing The Death of Elvis: Another Childhood Tragedy (Essay)
By C.D. Reimer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
On the day that Steve Jobs died in October 2011, I felt an immense sadness not for the technological visionary who just passed away but for another cultural icon who changed the world for an earlier generation. The death of Elvis Presley in 1977 that cast a long shadow over my childhood, as my mother loved him more than either my father or myself. (A 3,230-word essay.)
Massachusetts Covered Bridges
By Harold Stiver
Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Massachusetts 11 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Understanding North Korea: Demystifying the World's Most Misunderstood Country
By Joshua Spodek
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
(5.00 from 1 review)
North Korea is one of the world's least understood, yet most important countries, all the more so with the recent death of Kim Jong Il. Almost no book, article, or other media makes sense of North Korea or presents it simply, without sensationalism or polarization. This brief book does.
The Red Fort
By James Leasor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A year after the Crimean War ended, an uprising broke out in India which was to have equal impact on the balance of world power and the British Empire's role in world affairs. The revolt was against the East India Company which, not entirely against its will, had assumed responsibility for administering large parts of India.
Liberty
By Karen Sunde
Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Presents “the making of a hero least likely,” when George Washington, in the final months of 1776, leads the bedraggled Continental Army. They are chased out of New York, down New Jersey, vomited half-naked on the Pennsylvania bank of the Delaware, then finally turn, charge...and become America. A full-length play first performed in New York, 1978.
The Nazi Hydra in America: Suppressed History of a Century - Wall Street and the Rise of the Fourth Reich
By Glen Yeadon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 288,910. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Exposes how US elitists launched Hitler, then recouped Nazi assets to lay the postwar foundations of a modern police state, complete with controlled corporate media. Fascists won WWII because they ran both sides. "A valuable history of the relationship between big business in the United States and European fascism...The story is shocking and sobering and deserves to be widely read."– Howard Zinn
Warren
By Bob Cornell
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The body of this text covers the life and pre-mature death of Warren Harding. He achieved prominence in 1920, when he was elected President of the United States. His death was untimely, and is veiled in mystique, primarily because Mrs. Harding would not allow an autopsy. We want to share our conclusion with you to see if you agree.
Toilets, Bathtubs, Sinks, and Sewers: A History of the Bathroom
By Penny Colman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
A fascinating, lively account of toilets, tubs, and sanitation systems with intriguingly catchy chapter titles from "Splish, Splash, the First Bath," "The Queen's Toilet," "Ugh, Gross!" to "Bathrooms Beyond Belief." This updated ebook edition underscores the need to raise global awareness that 2.6 billion people live without proper and sustainable sanitation.
Piąta Komenda
By Piotr Lipiński
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: Polish. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Historia największej prowokacji tajnych służb komunistycznej Polski. Czym była fikcyjna Piąta Komenda WiN? Czy prowokatorzy jeszcze żyją?
Christmas Customs of Old Whitby
By Paul Fitz-George
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Some recollections of old Christmas customs in the ancient seaport of Whitby, which lies on the North East Coast of England. The booklet covers ancient customs some probably dating back to Pagan times, such as the visitations of the 'Vessel Cup Singers'. It also includes descriptions of the special delicacies that were eaten at Yuletide in this mysterious old Yorkshire seaport.