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The Zulu Wars - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 2. You set the price! Words: 6,160. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
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The Anglo – Zulu wars, a clash between the might of the British Empire with the African Zulu Kingdom, began in 1879. The British forces, led by Lord Chelmsford, invaded Zululand. Many battles ensued, including a stunning Zulu victory at Isandlwana, and the near-collapse of the garrison at Rorke’s Drift. However, in the end, the British were triumphant. The Zulu would no longer be free.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » Military
The experiences of an ordinary country boy joining the RAF in September 1939, at 18, and within months retrieving crashed planes at the Battle of Britain, then the deserts of North Africa, El Alamein, and invading Sicily, Italy, Corsica and France at D-Day of the South, in August 1944. Along the way getting blown up, bombed, burnt and ill.
Evel Knievel Snake River Canyon
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
Fall 1974, Evel Knievel jumps the Snake River Canyon in Idaho. Photo Essay of The event by photographer Kevin Cable.
The Jewish Connection
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Over the centuries the Jewish people have been persecuted and had their beliefs tested in a variety of ways. The more than fifty individuals profiled in The Jewish Connection are but a few who overcame challenges to make contributions to society. The reader will gain an appreciation of Jewish history and culture by reading the stories of scientists, inventors, athletes, entertainers, and others.
The Tracks We Leave: A Dialog With Senior Grandmaster S. George Pesare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Listen to the words of the late Senior Grandmaster S. George Pesare as he talks of the early days of teaching Kenpo Karate in the 1960's, and his lifelong journey of bringing the art from California to New England.
Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator
Price: $1.35 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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The Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a GI who served as a translator/interrogator with Psychological Operations while in Vietnam during the war. The book tells of his experiences and his thoughts on the war.
The Chess Player
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013 by Stefan Toma. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The story is based on the actual experience of a chess player and his family living in Bucharest during World War II and how his love for chess saved him his life
Early Whispers: The Rise of Feminist Thought in 18th Century America
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
A brief essay about how women during the colonial years and the War for Independence attempted to open a social & political dialogue for equal rights. While the founding fathers where drafting the new laws of the land, the founding mothers attempted to add their voices to the cause of Liberty for all. Essay includes academic citations with end notes for further studies in early feminism.
The Engelking Letters
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 41,830. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013 by The Hugh & Helene Schonfield World Service Trust. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » Family history
'The Engelking Letters' is a collection of letters written by or pertaining to Ferdinand Friedrich Engelking 1810-1885.
Kçe Papu
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 120. Language: Turkish. Published: January 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Papuşkimişi okomadu.
The Land and the People: A Small Nigerian Picture
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Nigeria, located in the West of Africa, is an entity blessed with rich human and natural resources. Hence, this small article pictures its geographical location, vegetation and its vast group of people -ethnically diversed but have accommodated and ensured a peaceful co-existence.
Banners
Series: Ikons, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,440. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Russian
An assassination in Serbia sets off a series of events that draws the world into an ever-expanding vortex of madness. As mighty armies clash, entire populations must either flee their ancestral homes or be ground into dust. Akulina Boriskova and her two young sons are caught in the center of the madness and with the other villagers of Hutawa, Byelorussia must choose between death or Siberia.
Ann Arbor Railroad
Price: Free! Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » History » American
Ann Arbor Railroad Toledo Division, photography by Kevin Cable.
Fearful Odds
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,110. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013 by Artemis Publishers Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is an autobiographical account of 23 years in the British South African Police Force.
The Russian Revolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
A brief review of the events and competing ideologies that led to the 1917 Russian Revolution and the Bolshevik's success in taking power.
Radical Ideology in the Russian Revolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary
A discussion of the ideas that formed the basis of the Russian Revolution and the men that formulated them.
The Muscovite Town
You set the price! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
A short description of the formation and structure of the Muscovite town.
Rise of the Feudal University
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
A review of how the university system rose out of feudal times and developed the organizational pattern that made it the basis higher learning up to modern times.
Ikons
Series: Ikons, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,740. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Nonfiction » History » Russian
Russia is in turmoil. Her people have lost faith in their government, her economy is in ruins and her armed forces have suffered an embarrassing defeat. Ethnic and religious rivalries threaten to tear the country apart and world war looms on the horizon. The year is 1905.
The Invention of the Car: A Kids Guide to Henry Ford and the Automobile
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,120. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
What can you expect to learn about Henry Ford and the invention of the automobile in this book? First, you will learn a little more about Henry Ford himself. You will see what he was like as a kid and when it was that he first got interested in machines and in building cars. Did you know that Henry Ford was actually raised as a farmer, and not as an engineer? We will also learn how the Ford Motor