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Three Rabbits Alibi
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
A True Story of Murder, Madness & the News in Colonial Melbourne. It's 1850s Australia. A double murder. A locked room. The murderer dying from a gunshot. But the reporter thinks the scene near impossible. Herald reporter Edmund Finn said it was "one the most atrocious deeds which darken the pages of colonial history". Reinvestigate this case to find a far more complex story with modern resonance.
The New World Crisis: Origins of the Second Cold War and World War III
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Price: Free! Words: 3,910. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Contemporary political
We live in a time of crisis. In 2014, the dynamic of international affairs and tempo of events suddenly changed.But what is its nature ? Is it a second Cold War ? Or has World War III already begun and we are simply living through a ‘phony war’ ? This is an overview of the history of the new world crisis.
Africa; Colonized And Terrorized
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Price: $3.85 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Everyone seems to have come from Africa, the continent that straddles the tropics and the equator! Africa has been alleged by archeologists to be the Mother of Humanity. This can be proved by civilizations that stretch from as far as Egypt to Zimbabwe. Interestingly, the researchers who have come to prove that Africa is the cradle of the first human civilization are not children of Africa per se.
The Edge of Paradise: America in Micronesia
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,200. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
In 1967 the Peace Corps sent P. F. Kluge to paradise - or so the American possessions in Micronesia seemed. His assignment was as noble as it was adventurous: to help the people of those half-forgotten Pacific islands move from old to new, so that paradise would have prosperity and freedom as well as physical beauty. He immersed himself in the lives of the diverse peoples of the islands.
Gli Arabi in Israele
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Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: Italian. Published: March 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
La traduzione del documento "The Arabs in Israel", redatto dal Governo Israeliano nel 1952. Anche questo secondo volume di Zhistorica è ricco di link ipertestuali e box di commento che lo rendono particolarmente adatto alla fruizione tramite device dotati di connessione ad internet.
Germania
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,880. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015 by MJpublishinghouse. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The book Germania by Tacitus, with Latin-English facing-page translation.
Marking Time - A Book of Collected Columns
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Vicki Williams has written a column for her local newspaper for over twenty years that has consistently been rated one of the paper's most popular features. Marking Time contains 87 columns that run the gamut from humor to slice-of-life pieces to philosophical essays about larger issues. It is about people and places, pets and politics, nature and human nature in a rural Hoosier county.
Negligent Neighbour: New Zealand's Complicity in the Invasion and Occupation of Timor-Leste
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 93,180. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
Negligent Neighbour reveals the previously hidden history of New Zealand’s support for the invasion and occupation of East Timor. From 1975-1999 the people of East Timor lived and died under Indonesia’s colonial yoke. Indonesia relied on western support for both the invasion and occupation of East Timor, but until now New Zealand’s role has been forgotten or mentioned only in passing.
The Prince Illustrated
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Price: Free! Words: 32,460. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A brief, happy history of selling change to the public. The classic text accompanied by 49 illustrations.
American History a Day at a Time – April
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,610. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The history series, American History a Day at a Time seeks to make this vast accumulation of historical knowledge less intimidating. It does this by reducing it to a history lesson a day. By reading and contemplating one event a day, we have the time to try to understand those events that unfolded on those long ago
Ghosts of Gettysburg IV: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
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Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal
Gettysburg has earned the reputation as the most haunted place in America! The fourth book in Mark Nesbitt's popular "Ghosts of Gettysburg" book series includes more ghostly encounters on the battlefield, Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town. Some venues are new, others continue to provide unsuspecting visitors with unexpected, sometimes bizarre, glimpses into another world.
Church: the Early Years
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Price: Free! Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
This short eBook entitled “Church: the early years” describes the churches that were to be found during the first century AD in the Roman provinces that surrounded the Mediterranean Sea. Some are well described in literature others just referred to and yet others simply inferred. It is hoped that the book will help people understand more about the bible and the Christian faith.
Same War Different Battlefields
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 89,550. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Inspiring stories from civilians impacted by World War II.This collection of stories from World War II gives first-person accounts about the bombing of Hiroshima, the London Blitz, refugees fleeing invading Russian armies, living under Nazi occupation, life in wartime Germany, Japanese American internment and more. The narrators are your friends and neighbors from Colorado's Front Range.
My Letters Home from the Pacific War
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
These letters cover a great variety of war-time experiences, from terrifying near-death experiences on the beaches of Iwo Jima, and a kamikaze crash into the ship, to accounts of incredible adventures at Ie Shima, Osaka, Wakayama, Formosa and Shanghai.
LA REVOLTE DES ZANJ
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,300. Language: French. Published: March 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
Les Zanj étaient des esclaves africains contraints de travailler au défrichement des terres dans le sud de l’Iraq. Quand ils se soulevèrent, ils furent rejoints par les esclaves des villes et des villages voisins. Leur chef, Alī ibn Muḥammad, leur promis terres et richesses. Ils luttèrent 14 ans, 4 mois et 6 jours pour leur liberté.
Looking Back: Growing Up in Middle America in the 20th Century
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 47,440. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015 by David Dockery. Category: Nonfiction » History » Family history
Are you looking for a memoir that is both touching and funny? This book tells the story of 2 generations of men who grew up in the same town just outside of Chicago. One grew up in the 40's and 50's during WWII and Elvis and the other grew up in the 70's and 80's during Vietnam and Disco. They had different lives in that times were different, but in many ways the town of Barrington did not change.
Lost Treasures of the Tropical Variety
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,180. Language: American English. Published: March 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Explore a mysterious realm encompassing billions of dollars in lost artifacts, loot, and priceless heritage sunken leagues below the seas hundreds of years ago. Treasures of the Tropical Variety is a guidebook designed to recount historical facts of lost ocean riches observed from new perspectives, and stimulate further contribution to restoring world marine heritage by sharing this research.
The Final Days of Howard Hughes - His Murder and the Takeover Conspiracy Exposed
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,350. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
The murder of Howard Hughes by Summa Corp syndicate is finally exposed in this stunning real-life drama. Follow the money, connect the Mormon dots, discover the truth about the fate of this great man, how it was done, and why.
Spied In Plain Sight
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,430. Language: American English. Published: March 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Industrial espionage on behalf of the President of the United States of America. but this isn't a movie. It's the true story of Lawrence Bell, president of Bell Aircraft, and his 1938 journey through Germany, Italy, France, and England. The president asked Bell to evaluate the aircraft industries of friend and (probable) foe and report back. History buffs will want to read Spied In Plain Sight.
La guerre de Vendée en citations
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Price: $1.05 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: French. Published: March 4, 2015 by Philippe Prisson. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 18th Century
Ce recueil de citations sur la Guerre de Vendée a pour but de retracer ces évènements à travers des citations des partisans des deux camps ayant vécu cet épisode, des témoignages et des points de vue d’historiens, d’écrivains, de philosophes et d’homme politiques qui ont décrit cette fratricide guerre civile.