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Steamboats on the Tar
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A history of steamboats on the Tar and Pamlico Rivers in North Carolina from the early 1800's into the twentieth century. Includes the Civil War and an appendix of early river landings and plantations as well as an account of steamboat travel written by Samuel Ward Stanton.
Chrysler's Mightiest V-8
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,720. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
The definitive history of the great Chrysler hemi-head V-8 and the cars it powered from the 1950s through the 1970s. Illustrated with many rare photos. Anthony Young is also the author of the best-selling Mighty Mopars.
The Irreversible Life of Mann
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Second Wind. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Ripe with irony, humor and realism, Odell Myer’s novel of young men called away to war simultaneously grips and embraces readers. Drawn into the narrative, readers soar and triumph—and crash and burn with the characters. His story has an astonishing ability to transport his listeners back to that period of time when very young people, through sacrifice and heroism, set the future course of history
The Unprevented War - Why the First World War Was Fought
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by RW Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
The First World War was one of the defining events of the 20th century. It was supposed to be the war to end all wars but instead it had disastrous repercussions, some of which are still reverberating today. A direct line can be drawn from the end of the First World War to the rise of Nazi Germany and to the beginning of the Second World War.
Chopper Warriors - Kicking The Hornet's Nest Second Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
Bill Peterson's book, Missions Of Fire And Mercy, is filled with thrilling and technically accurate day-to-day descriptions of his tour and experiences as a crew chief in Viet Nam. he is a gifted storyteller who writes no "fluff copy". his attention to detail is outstanding, and in the end he is able to make a great page turning story, guaranteed to be a historic account from the warrior's eyes.
Hoàng Đế nội kinh -Thiên Tố vấn (tập 3)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 56,840. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Hoàng Đế nội kinh cho rằng, những bậc thánh nhân, những người thông minh coi trọng dưỡng sinh, phòng bệnh hơn là chữa bệnh. Muốn như vậy, thì phải có sách vỡ, phải đọc sách và ứng dụng; tất nhiên không có cuốn sách nào toàn diện hơn, hay hơn, tin cậy hơn, là sách tổ của ngành y – Hoàng Đế nội kinh. Hoàng Đế nội kinh - Thiên Tố vấn (tập 3) : Từ thiên 70 đến 81.
dMAC Digest - Vol 4 No 3
Series: dMAC Digest, Vol 4 No 3. Price: Free! Words: 5,110. Language: Australian English. Published: January 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Information on Australia's First Fleet in January 1788 commanded by Governor Phillip, giving details on the ships, crew and convicts. Also how the French under Laperouse arrived in Botany Bay just four days later. Plus health information on Hepatitis, how one can be infected and what cures are available. Finally why Late-Life Exercisers are more healthy than elderly non-exercisers.
An Archaeological Guide to Walking Hadrian's Wall from Wallsend to Bowness-on-Solway (East to West)
Series: Per Lineam Valli, Book 3. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 57,350. Language: British English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
This is an informative (yet informal) description of the route of Hadrian's Wall and all the remains that can still be seen. For most of the route from east to west, it follows the Hadrian's Wall National Trail Footpath, but with an important difference: where the path veers off the line of the Wall, this account stays with it and allows you to examine the remains most other walkers do not see.
Three Stories From Paris
Price: Free! Words: 4,120. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Urban, Nonfiction » History » European
Three short stories of down-and-out expatriate life in Paris. Poverty, the rain and cold, young love, friendships lost, drunkenness and chestnuts in the fall. From the streets of Belleville, Oberkampf and Ménilmontant, to the cobblestone footpaths of Père Lachaise Cemetery, these are stories from an other, less romantic side of Paris.
Edna Matilda Dillon Luke's Search for Happiness
Price: Free! Words: 65,390. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history
The life history of Edna Matilda Dillon Luke, written by her children.
American Celebration
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014 by Spero Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Holidays (non-religious), Nonfiction » History » History of things
Thoroughly researched, American Celebration analyzes and discusses the various components of holidays, festivals, and celebrations. Why do brides wear white? Why do new fathers pass out cigars? These, and many more questions are answered in depth and detail.
America ~ Love it or Leave it
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,410. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
A brief look at American history from its earliest beginning to the present, giving beginning industries and many inventions. A synopsis is given for each President from George Washington to Barack Obama, with notables that happened during their term.
Hobson's Choice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,840. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa, Nonfiction » History » Africa
This is book is a cameo of Len Hobson’s memories of growing up in the 1930s, the early days of farming in the Karoo, his youthful exploits, his exposure to the poverty of the poor whites at that time and his grief at losing his sibling and later, two of his wives. Len Hobson is a humble soul who has never lost touch with the simple side of life. He is a down-toearth man of the soil.
Øjenvidner til Historien. Flådens sænkning 29. august 1943. Sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 113,690. Language: Danish. Published: January 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Kildesamling med sænkningsrapporter og øjenvidneberetninger fra flådens sænkning den 29. august 1943.
Dưỡng sinh và phòng trung
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,960. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Dưỡng sinh và phòng trung là một trong những cuốn sách dưỡng sinh bổ ích: đưa ra những bí quyết, những phương pháp (thuốc thang, châm cứu, án ma , tâm dược) để chữa trị những bệnh nam nữ thường gặp, giúp con người sống dồi dào sinh lực, tinh thần phấn chấn, thành đạt trong sự nghiệp, con cái thông minh và nâng cao tuổi thọ.
La Pinta
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,330. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
A thrill packed history novel about the real Columbus combined with a CIA spy story using very high tech equipment. This fast paced adventure novel follows Asa Foley as he enters the world of spies and deep sea treasure hunters uncovering historical truths that countries and religions have worked to hide.
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
Vision An Inclusive Alternative to End the Arab-Israeli Conflict
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,860. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
After proving that both two- and one-state solutions are no longer viable for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the settlement presented in this book employs a genuinely fresh approach and is derived from a completely different paradigm than that of the tired mainstream solution currently considered as the only acceptable path for resolving the conflict...
Lão tử và minh triết Trung Hoa
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,870. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Cuốn sách này là một trong những phương thuốc quý, gọi là tâm dược, giúp con người, tạm trút bớt những gánh nặng ở đời, tìm lại sự thanh tĩnh, lấy lại sự cân bằng, để rồi che dấu ánh sáng tiếp tục đi trên con đường đời bụi bặm (hòa kỳ quang, đồng kỳ trần).
Ẩm thực - Thích nghi và kiêng kỵ
Series: Rượu và văn hóa Trung Hoa. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,830. Language: Vietnamese. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Một nhà văn Trung Hoa đã nói : "Sinh mệnh của chúng ta không phải nằm trong tay Thượng Đế mà ở trong tay các các đầu bếp và các bà nội trợ". Chứng tỏ, chọn lựa, nấu nướng thực phẩm là việc hệ trọng liên quan đến sức khỏe, tuổi thọ, phòng trị bệnh của con người. Sách gồm 5 chương, tổng cọng có trên 300 mục nhỏ, thể hiện những nội dung vừa nêu trên, dễ đọc, dễ ứng dụng.