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British Hang Gliding History
Price: Free! Words: 40,320. Language: British English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things
British Hang Gliding History. The Golden Years from 1971 to 1981 by Terry Aspinall
To War in Style
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
In January of 1973 we in the Defense Attaché Office in the American Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, found ourselves in an unusual situation. In Vietnam, all US forces were ordered to cease fighting and that included air assets as well as the ground troops. Yet we had authorized air support until August 15. This article is about what occurred during that time.
Heart of a Military Woman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
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Stories and Tributes to Those Who Serve Our Country Heart of a Military Woman is a keepsake collection of true short stories, touching tributes and emotive poems, celebrating our active and retired service members. Historic, nostalgic and some quite recent, these are written by military members, their families and loved ones, sharing sentiments and pride as only they can.
Photographer of the Early West, the Story of Arundel Hull
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,380. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
This biography recounts the intriguing history of Arundel C. Hull one of the west's earliest photographers. In his early 20’s he captured many early images along the UP Railroad across Nebraska and thru Wyoming. In 1869, Hull and William Jackson followed the railroad on to Promontory, Utah. Later he opened his Gallery in Fremont Nebraska, becoming leader in this early mid-west town.
Marie Antoinette: France's Most Controversial Queen
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,140. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Marie Antoinette is most famously remembered as 'Madame Deficit'. Unlike the image portrayed by those who led the French Revolution, Marie was a well-intentioned philanthropist, devoted mother, and free spirit. This short historical account details the truth behind the Queen's childhood, spending, and rumoured love affairs.
A Freemason's Guide to the Knights Templar in Scotland
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In recent years there have been many books written on the part that the Order of the Temple (Knights Templar) may have played in the founding of Freemasonry. Some of these books have been fanciful in the extreme, others have put forward some reasonable arguments. This book does not dispute any of those arguments, but puts forward the facts as they are known in the written record.
Rosslyn Chapel - The Enigma The Myth
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Rosslyn Chapel has become the scene for many theories regarding the Knights Templar and Freemasonry. This book is a short guide to Rosslyn and sets out to dispel some of the myths that have been built up over the years.
Renaissance Europe
Price: $1.90 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
In this book there are six texts about renaissance Europe. Through these any reader can detect many elements of the renaissance states and study a general history of the 15th ant the 16th centuries.
The Ottoman Turks Against Europe (16th c.)
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
This is the story of the Ottoman Turks and their conquests during the 15th and 16th c.
Τhe partition of Italy (15th -16th c.)
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
This is a brief history about political partition of Italy (15th -16th c.).
An unknown conspiracy of the Venetian nobility (1537-1540).
Price: $1.20 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
This is the story of an unknown conspiracy of the Venetian nobility that took place in Venice during the third Venetian-Turkish war (1537-1540)
Twelve Inventors Who Changed the World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,000. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors
This book discusses several virtually unknown but amazing inventors and also provides incredibly impressive but little known histories of some recognized inventors. The entire technology of the world we live in today is quite literally built on the work of these individuals. A study of their achievements and the reasons for their achievements despite huge obstacles is worthwhile for anyone.
The Boer Wars - A Brief History
Series: A Brief History, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 6,950. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012 by UK Independent Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » War
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Anglo-Boer Wars will introduce you to, one of the Victorian Wars of the British Empire. A bite size comprehensive account of the two Anglo-Boer Wars fought between 1880-1881 and 1899-1902. A fascinating tale of one of the bloodiest and expensive wars for over a century, which pitted the two Boer Republics of South Africa against the might of the British Empire
THANOS KONDYLIS, Social life in Greek-Venetian cities and Nauplion, 14th-16th c., (2012 v. 1, IN GREEK)
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: 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)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 200. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,330. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 620. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,430. Language: British English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
A collection of essays on topics relating to Egypt's 18th dynasty.
The Constitutional Convention: A History Just for Kids
Series: A History Just for Kids, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: 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?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,500. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Categories: 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?