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Places Paul Knew
Price: Free! Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Reference / General
‘Places Paul Knew’ describes the cities and towns that the Apostle Paul would have known as he travelled over 16,000 km during the first century AD. Many of the archaeological remains of these cities and towns can be seen today and the book describes what Paul would have seen when he arrived at each place. It is best read as a companion to the book of Acts in the New Testament of the bible.
Сто Двадцать Пять
Price: Free! Words: 14,320. Language: Russian. Published: May 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Воспоминания студента (Эрнеста Каухчешвили) о блокаде Ленинграда (нынешний Санкт-Петербург) во время Второй Мировой Войны.
The Last Eyewitnesses, World War II Memories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,530. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
This book was written to help celebrate the 70th anniversary of D-Day and to preserve the last personal voices of the truly great soldiers that went ashore at Normandy. Soon all these brave men will pass to another time and place. We believe that they should never be forgotten. We interviewed 14 of these warriors and this book may be the last documented eyewitness’s memories of D –Day.
A Lady's Visit to the Gold Diggings of Australia in 1852-53 (Abridged): An ESL Easy Read
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,950. Language: Australian English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Twenty-year old Ellen Clacy and her brother travelled from England to the Australian goldfields at the start of the ‘gold rush’ in 1852, when thousands of people from around the world were arriving at the gold ‘diggings’. This is a short, Easy-Read adaptation of Ellen Clacy’s best-selling book.
A Brief History of New Orleans Culture
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: American English. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America
This book offers a look at the cultural history of New Orleans and the current culture, including what "Aint dere no mo." It covers a broad spectrum of New Orleans culture in a concise and articulate manner.
Kinh Dịch - Những phương pháp tự dự đoán nhanh
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: Vietnamese. Published: May 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Kinh Dịch – Bát quái vốn bao la vạn tượng, không gì là không có ở trong đó, là kho thông tin vô tận của nhân loại; chúng ta sử dụng (để dự đoán) hoài không hết và không tốn kém tiền bạc, khác với những kho thông tin, những kênh, những phương tiện thông tin hiện đại khác!
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.
Still Downrange, but in Country – PTSD Parables
Price: Free! Words: 21,460. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
There are approximately 21.6 million veterans alive, who have served faithfully and honorable in our nations armed forces. Out of that total, there are over 300,000 veterans that are afflicted with PTSD. Additionally, it has been reported that 20% of the returning Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans suffer from PTSD. This book is about PTSD as shown in parables.
The Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
Portsmouth, NH suffered a trio of devastating urban fires in the early 1800s. Collectively, they are known as the Great Portsmouth Christmas Fires because each one flared within three days of Christmas. This book identifies the sources of the three fires, describes the devastation they caused, and explains how they shaped modern Portsmouth. A walking tour through the rebuilt areas is included.
Колбасная эмиграция
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Russian. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Повесть Анатолия Стеклова «Колбасная эмиграция» это свидетельский рассказ о массовом исходе евреев из Советского Союза в 1970-90 годах. Как это было и почему...
One Hundred Twenty Five
Price: Free! Words: 19,320. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014 by Evgeniya Djosovna. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian
Memories of a student (Ernest Kaukhcheshvili) about the siege of Leningrad (Soviet Union) during the Second World War.
My War at Sea 1914–1916: A Captain's Life with the Royal Navy During the First World War
Price: Free! Words: 59,800. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book is based on the wartime recollections of Heathcoat S. Grant, captain of HMS Canopus from 1914–1916. It is published in conjunction with the War Letters 1914–1918 series. For anyone interested in the war at sea during the First World War, Grant provides a highly readable insider's view of the action at Coronel, the Battle of the Falklands and the attempt to force the Dardanelles.
Феномены древней культуры востока Северной Азии (Нижнего Амура)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 113,130. Language: Russian. Published: May 21, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian
В первой и второй частях книги автор, применив новый метод интерпретации символов неолита Нижнего Амура, опираясь на оригинальную геофизическую теорию, лингвистический анализ, мировой опыт расшифровки неолитической символики, выявил тождественность символов Нижнеамурья и Европы. Раскрыта сущность петроглифов р. Амура и р. Уссури. Приводятся научные факты, опровергающие академическое утверждение о
رازگان
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 22,510. Language: Persian. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Zoroastrianism
.مقالات این کتاب نخستین بار در هفته نامه «فوق العاده» در سال ۶۸ – ۱۳۶۷ منتشر شدند .این سلسله مقالات که با عنوان «رازگان» هر هفته در مجله فوق العاده بیرون می آمد گفتمانهای گوناگونی درباره فرهنگ ایران را دربرمیگرفت و اکنون پس از ۲۵ سال در قالب کتابی تجدید چاپ می شود
Russian Military Transformation - Goal in Sight? Conventional and Nuclear Forces, Aerospace Defense Command, Modern Weapons, Readiness, Manpower, Serdyukov
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,140. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this monograph, the authors use a wide range of Russian language sources and interviews to illustrate not only the Russian threat assessments highlighting the United States as a potential aggressor, but also the many unique challenges facing Russia in renewing and rearming its military.
Soldiers of Misfortune? Blackwater USA, Private Military Security Contractors (PMSCs), Iraq War, Afghanistan War, Counterinsurgency (COIN) Campaigns, DynCorp, Zapata, Kroll
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,460. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph examines the role of security contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan. From analysis of these two missions, it draws broad lessons from which it derives concrete recommendations to improve the conduct of further missions.
Look Up, Las Vegas! A Walking Tour of the Las Vegas Strip
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of the Las Vegas Strip from walkthetown.com is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Epitome for Eleanor: A Short History of the Known Universe: I. The Big Bang to the Bronze Age
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Children's Books » History
From the formation of our galaxy and solar system to the emergence of life and the first civilisations, Epitome for Eleanor is a short history of the known Universe for children. Part I covers the period from the Big Bang to the Bronze Age.
Ghosts of '45: Japan's War Legacy and National Purpose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you are Tea Party, this book is not for you, but if you’re mainstream, this book will give you a solid background as to why Japan has never really escaped from its right-wing past and is now embracing a sharp turn further to the right under the current leadership of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This scenario has serious consequences for US policy and could be very costly,
Famous Entrepreneurs: How They Made a Dream a Reality
Price: Free! Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
What is an entrepreneur? In the strictest sense of the word, an entrepreneur is someone who creates and runs a new business. These are the risk takers, the people who are willing to think outside of the proverbial box and push themselves to attain something new. The 10 entrepreneurs in this book each have a very different story to tell about their success.