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THANOS KONDYLIS, Social life in Greek-Venetian cities and Nauplion, 14th-16th c., (2012 v. 1, IN GREEK)
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
In this text (WRITTEN IN GREEK) we briefly and concisely describe the social and political organization inside the Greek-Venetian cities, and especially in Nauplion (Argolis), during 14th-16th centuries.
走出毛泽东的阴影(第4章 墓地)Out of Mao's Shadow (Tombs)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
节选自潘公凯所著,上榜《经济学人》和《华盛顿邮报》“年度最佳图书”。本书的副标题是《寻找新中国的灵魂》
Cedar Keys Light Station
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In this concise and stimulating book, Toni Collins has opened up a whole new chapter in the history of the Cedar Keys. Without the lighthouse, few ships could safely find their way and likewise, without Ms. Collins' accurate account of this lighthouse, few can find their way into the heart of Cedar Keys' history. This book is a "must read" for all interested in the fascinating story. o
Truth
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 620. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
(5.00 from 1 review)
The first series of a book of poems involving heart, soul and truth. It is a discussion of thoughts from the soul.
18th Dynasty Egypt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,430. Language: British English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A collection of essays on topics relating to Egypt's 18th dynasty.
The Constitutional Convention: A History Just for Kids
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Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
James Madison wiped his forehead for what seemed like the one hundredth time today. He had to do so to keep the sweat from dripping into his eyes. He looked over at Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was sweating also, his face shining as he fanned himself with a stack of papers. Seated on the stage, General George Washington was politely listening to Alexander Hamilton, representative from New York, as
Who Cares About the Palestinians?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Who cares about the Palestinian Arabs? The past century in Palestinian history has certainly not been a walk in the park. This book will examine how the Palestinians have been influenced by the events of the past 130 years. What did the massive Jewish immigration of the 1880s mean to the Arab residents? Why did many Palestinian Arabs become refugees when the State of Israel was declared in 1948?
A History of Ireland - The Plantation of Ulster
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
This book clears up and answers some of the myths generated by those who oppose the link with Britain and who are trying to re-write Irish history. Who were the original planters in Ulster? Were the native Irish driven off their lands, as is supposed? Were the planters only Protestants? Read this new book and find out for yourself the truth of the matter, and much, much more.
Cicero Against Verres (The Much Shorter Version)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Neither a translation nor a commentary nor in any way respectful towards our great classical heritage, this is a concise, explanatory-note-free summary of Cicero's speeches against Verres that aims to capture the spirit rather than the letter of Cicero's oratory. He probably wouldn’t approve. But who knows? and does it matter anyway?
The Battle of Cardigan / Crug Mawr (1136)
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,530. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The sweeping victory of the Welsh at Cardigan (Crug Mawr) was historic. It not only put the victor, Owain Gwynedd in a position to rule Wales free of English domination, it also marked the arrival on the battlefields of Europe of a new, deadly and uniquely Welsh weapon. The longbow had arrived.
The Siege of Lachish 701BC - A Bretwalda Battle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: In 701BC Sennacherib of Assyria marched his army to crush a rebellion in Judah. The city of Lachish was first to be attacked and the siege proved to be a classic action of its time.
A Short History of Kites
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
The story of the kite is a fascinating one. Steeped deep in our history, the kite has provided many hours of pleasure for those that enjoy flying them. But the kite has been much more than just a toy.
Paris-London Connection: The Assassination of Princess Diana
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,050. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Paris-London Connection is the most shocking yet factual book written on the 1997 Paris crash that took the lives of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed. This fast-moving but authoritative narrative exposes the people who ordered and carried out the assassination. It also reveals the huge level of coordinated state-authorised corruption in the subsequent investigations, including the London inquest.
Irish Genealogy Tips, Techniques, and Tales
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,610. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Irish Genealogy Tips, Techniques, and Tales makes a great addition to an Irish family researcher's reference library. The book contains Irish genealogy problem solving tips and techniques, to include: finding an ancestor's birthplace, deciphering illegible handwriting, translating Irish place names, working with transcription errors, and much more.
Vanille de Tahiti [Illustré]
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: French. Published: August 14, 2012 by Rhetorical Ratatouille. Category: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Orchidée aux origines génétiques mystérieuses, la vanille tahitienne est le résultat d’un heureux mariage réalisé il y a un siècle et demi dans les Établissements français de l’Océanie. Découvrez la merveilleuse histoire de ce fruit aux arômes enivrants qui a su inspirer de nombreuses passions commerciales, cosmétiques, culinaires et bien d'autres !
Unsung Heroes of The Universe
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Of course you've heard of Albert Einstein, creator of special and general relativity, and other famous scientists - but there are many other physics pioneers who have received very little mainstream recognition for their contributions to history. Join me as I explore the fascinating history of six unsung heroes of the universe in this second-edition ebook.
Ein amerikanischer Arzt in der Türkei
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You set the price! Words: 29,620. Language: German. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Deutsche Übersetzung von An American Physician in Turkey by Clarence D. Ussher (1917). Deutsch von Heinrich Pesch. Augenzeugenbericht über die Ereignisse in Van, Ost-Anatolien, im Jahr 1915.
POW in Siberia
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
A true story about a German soldier who endured the extreme conditions of the Gulag system in Siberia after the Second World War. These are his recollections and memories, written shortly after his return home.
Abe: The Life Story of Abraham Lincoln
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state
There is no attempt to write a history of the times in which Lincoln lived and worked. Such historical events as have been narrated were selected solely because they illustrated some phase of the character of Lincoln. In this biography, the single purpose has been to present the living man with such distinctness of outline that the reader may have a sort of feeling of being acquainted.
The Alchemists: Thomas Charnock
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Price: Free! Words: 4,840. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Intended to be the first in a series of short publications dealing with alchemy and the alchemists this is the biography of Thomas Charnock (1524,6 - 1581)