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Bianconi, The King of the Irish Roads
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,150. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » History » European
Charles Bianconi was an Italian immigrant who built up the largest transport system in Europe,in Ireland! It opened the country up as never before. Trudging Ireland's country Lanes the idea of a passenger transport system occurred to him, and he never looked back. He had 100 vehicles travelling 3,800 miles daily calling at 120 towns, and 140 stations for changing horses. This is his story.
Simbol-Simbol Artefak Budaya Sunda - Tafsir-Tafsir Pantun Sunda
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 75,160. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Literacy, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Dalam kajian Jakob Sumardjo tentang seni pantun Sunda, kita akan diajak memahami tentang cara berfikir dan cara suku Sunda lama memandang dunia. Karena suku-suku di Nusantara meiliki banyak persamaan sejarah dan kebudayaan, niscaya pengetahuan tentang salah satu sisi suku Sunda ini akan pula menjelaskan tentang sisi tertentu dari suku-suku di Indonesia.
Poker According to Sun Tzu
Price: Free! Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » History » Military
Sun Tzu’s timeless classic, “The Art of War,” is adapted specifically for the competitive poker player. Players at all levels will find a multitude of lessons to help them maintain discipline, manage the internal conflict between mind and impulse, find their “center,” and raise their play to the level of a master.
El Tesoro en las Misteriosas Montanas de Llanganati
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: Spanish. Published: November 7, 2012 by Steven J. Charbonneau. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Eugene K. Brunner era un aventurero, explorador y cazador de tesoros que dedica la mayor parte de su vida en Ecuador para investigar la historia y la geologia del pais mientras exploran sus selvas, montanas, rios y oceanos. Generalmente se admitio que Brunner tuvo la mejor oportunidad de eventualmente descubrir el tesoro perdido de Inca oculto en las montanas de Llanganati.
GODCHURCH: A Theistic Survey of Church History
Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / History, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
What role does the Christian church play in human history? If you take the sovereignty of God seriously, what role should the church play? Here is an interpretive survey of church history that attempts to answer those questions. It’s written for serious Christians who may be just a little uncertain about church.
Hitler's Theory - An Analysis of Mein Kampf (Part 2)
Series: An Analysis of Mein Kampf, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » War
The first book analyzed the early parts of the book within the context of logical deconstruction. This second book continues to consider the work of Hitler but this time on a physiological level. The book described Hitler's main theories and driving ideas which led to the rise of the NAZI regime surrounding the second world war.
The Other Pendle Witches
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 26,300. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Demonology & Satanism
Written by the leading authority on the 17th century Pendle and Lancashire Witches of Northern England this is the first book to be dedicated to the Pendle witchcraft trials of 1634 when over 60 people were arrested on charges of causing harm and death by means of witchcraft. A fascinating account of the culture within Early Modern England where neighbours feared each other and life was hard.
The Indianapolis 500 - Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World (1954 – 1958)
Series: The Indianapolis 500 - A History, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,330. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » History » American
Second of five volumes closely examining the history of the Indianapolis 500 and American National Championship racing from 1946 to 1969. Volume Two: Roadsters, Laydowns and Another World includes the story of Bill Vukovich, USAC's formation, the growing genius of A.J. Watson, the "Race of Two Worlds" at Monza, Italy, plus details of each 500-mile race from 1954 through 1958.
Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt - Diaries and Letters of a First World War Officer in the 19th Hussars and 1st Coldstream Guards
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » History » War
Diary and letters of Captain Henry Evelyn Arthur Platt including his time at Eton, Sandhurst and in the First World War. He describes life in the Hussars and Coldstream Guards, how he was gassed in May 1915, and life in the trenches. He was killed near Ypres in May 1916. The book is illustrated with maps and photographs, and includes biographies of his wife, son, brother and parents.
Qi lái! - Arise!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 64,390. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2012 by Edition Katzenschwanz. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Translated from German - available in English 1st time! From 1939 till the end of the war in 1945 the Viennese doctor Walter Freudmann served with the Chinese Red Cross on the side of the Chinese government forces in the Sino-Japanese war. After his return he wrote a report about his adventures in China and Burma which was published in 1947 by Neue Zeit publishing house in Linz, Austria.
Manifesto for the Abolition of Enslavement to Interest on Money
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics, Nonfiction » History » European
Originally published in 1919 by Gottfried Feder, this new translation of one of the most important historical economic manuscripts proposes some revolutionary changes to the German economy that are also applicable to any nation today. Gottfried Feder was a key founder of the German Nazi Party and the economic mentor of Adolf Hitler.
Karamojo Bell
Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Africa
Walter "Karamojo" Bell spent half his life hunting in Africa, and made a fortune from the ivory trade.
Napper Tandy, The Irish Patriot
Price: Free! Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Historical » General
Napper Tandy was born in Dublin in 1740, an ironmonger's son. He was Secretary of the United Irishmen which with Wolfe Tone he helped found the United Irishmen. He led the mismanaged French ‘invasion’ of Ireland in 1798. He was sentenced to death, but never executed, a fact which may well have denied him the martyrdom which came to others Like Wolfe Tone and Robert Emmett. This is his his story.
Heart of Thanksgiving
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The truest “holiday,” or “holy day” is in the essence of gratitude we carry in our heart, and live in each day. Not a date on a calendar. Celebrating holidays gives us an opportunity to pause from daily to-do’s and survival to find greater meaning and significance in our life. Heart of Thanksgiving is about family celebrations and traditions.
Under the Influence, New Edition of the Unauthorized Story of the Anheuser-Busch Dynasty
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 174,480. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography, Nonfiction » History » American
"Under the Influence" is the compellingly readable and completely unauthorized saga of the Busch family and the Anheuser-Busch brewery it controlled for more than a century. This New York Times best seller is the first book to tell the whole story behind the All-American red, white and blue logo--an amazing tale of opportunism unbridled power, family conflict, sex scandals and violent death.
Raising Ruckus: The Decline of Public Education in the 21st Century
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,410. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
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What is the purpose of education? Why did we create a national school system? The answers are a lot darker than you think. Before we can solve the problems in schools today, we must consider how schools were first started. Witbeck takes the reader back in time to the Industrial Revolution to discover what our schools are really for, the hidden agenda of education, and how it can be stopped.
Little Known Tales in Oklahoma History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 15,650. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Oklahoma is a young state but its history goes back to the 1540s. Oklahoma Territory was originally planned as an area for the Five Civilized Tribes of Indians. Pressure from white settlers forced the government to open up the territory to settlement.
The Saga Of The Outlaw Harry Tracy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,050. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The exciting story of one of the last of the Wild Bunch outlaws, Harry Tracy. From his beginnings as a member of the infamous Hole in the Wall gang to the incredible manhunt that chased him across hundreds of miles through Oregon and Washington in the summer of 1902, the book reveals the man behind the legend as well as the exciting details of the legendary chase.
Most Secret Source: The Role of Enigma in WWII
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,360. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
How did ULTRA shape the course of the war? At times, it played a major role in the turning of battle, at other times did not, at still others was fatally misused, and at still others was beneficial but not necessary to bring about victory in any case. Unfortunately, good intelligence is often badly used by its masters. ULTRA was no different.
My Family and Other Annals Adventures in Family History
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,380. Language: British English. Published: October 26, 2012 by Family Tree. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Genealogy
Diane Lindsay is the author of Family Tree magazine's regular column 'Thoughts on...' and this ebook contains a collection of those short stories. Diane’s the woman who puts the ‘family’ and the ‘story’ into family history, recounting ancestral escapades and misty-eyed memories that are sure to ring bells with many aspects of your own family anecdotes too.