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Gateway to the Vikings: L'Anse aux Meadows
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
This article explores the idea that L'Anse aux Meadows could be the gateway to the Viking Vinland settlement mentioned in the Scandinavian sagas and possibly founded by Leif Ericson. L'Anse aux Meadows is still the only widely accepted evidence of pre-Columbian contact with North America.
Louisa’s Journey - England to Canada in 1913
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Louisa’s true story of emigrating from England to Canada was captured by her granddaughter for a high school history project. Her ability to rise above challenges and to stand up for what is right is truly inspirational. Her story motivates us to find the strength and courage to overcome obstacles in our way and to create a better life for ourselves.
The Day They Hanged a Banker
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,050. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century, Nonfiction » History » Social history
Social history;A miscellany of tales of fraud from the 19th century onwards. Whatever we just lived through during the crisis of 2008, our forebears got just the same. From a man that invented a country, to Ponzi's stamp collection and diamonds lying about on the desert floor. We keep on believing that the too good to be true will be true this time around.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 5 - MERS
Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: Australian English. Published: June 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / contagious, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
We analyse the latest information of MERS a severe pneumonia-like respiratory disease caused by corona virus. It has an extremely high death rate among sufferers. We also look at Kidney Stones, what causes them, how they are detected and how you can protect yourself from this very painful medical condition. Finally we analyse the amazing Medical Milestones of the 20th century.
Bạc Liêu Ngày Cũ
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: Vietnamese. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Sách giới thiệu một cách ngắn gọn & dễ hiểu những hiểu biết của tác giả về thị xã Bạc Liêu trước đây. Sách có đề cập đến một số địa điểm giờ đã không còn như Nhà thờ Đức Mẹ Hồn Xác Lên Trời, BCH Sư đoàn 21 VNCH, Sân bay Bạc Liêu. Đặc biệt còn có một số hình ảnh minh họa quý giá do tác giả sưu tầm hoặc được bạn hữu gửi tặng.
Killing The Christ
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
They tried to kill Him but Christ wouldn't die nor did they stop His mighty movement called rebels, know to us as Christians. Get the truths of His birth, life, ministry, and death. Find out the truth of why He came among us. It wasn't to save us from our sins. All of this and more are covered in this must read Christian story.
The Old Arlington Mill: The Story of a Missing Landmark in Arlington County, Virginia (Vol. I, the Barcroft Era)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,830. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
The Old Arlington Mill is an important story to preserve given that nearly all traces of the mill have disappeared over time. The story stretches back from our founding father's business ventures, to slavery in America, to the Civil War, patent law, and prohibition. With the churn of each chapter, another layer of history emerges.
The Archaeology of the Kansas Monument Site
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,640. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology, Nonfiction » History » Native American
“Outstanding study of the artifacts recovered from the Republic County site …” says Judith A. Boughter, author of The Pawnee Nation, An Annotated Research Bibliography. The Archaeology of the Kansas Monument Site belongs in the library of anyone interested in archaeology on the Great Plains or the Pawnee Indians. Also good for visitors to the Pawnee Indian Village Museum located on the site.
Aquitanien: Das Ende eines Krieges
Series: Am Rande des Weges .... Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,620. Language: German. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Eine Sommer-Veranstaltung, für diejenigen, die im Südwesten Frankreichs oder an der Atlantik-Küste Urlaub machen: die Wiederaufführung der letzten Schlacht des Hundertjährigen Krieges an der Dordogne. Am Rande des Weges ... gibt es kaum bekannte Veranstaltungen und Orte, die einen Zwischenstopp wert sind. Einführung zum Schauspiel in Castillon-la-Bataille und Abriss der historischen Ereignisse.
Rapunzel's Children - The making of democracy in Germany
Price: Free! Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Psychology
Occasionally we come across a book that widens our horizons, offering new ways of seeing and interpreting the world. It is a magical experience to discover unexpected meaning and true significance, not only in some remote and unknown resource, but also in a familiar and well-known work – such as a fairy tale.
A Short History of Coins
Series: History of Things. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Coins and stamps
The history of coins and money is a long and fascinating one. A Short History of Coins provides a brief outline of how coins and coinage evolved from early, Bronze Age until today.
Where's Koszalin? Teaching English Abroad
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,160. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Join a mature woman’s journey first year teaching English. The writer says, 'this is the book I would have loved to read before I began my teaching journey overseas.' Single with an empty nest seeking adventure and travel; teaching English in foreign lands seemed exciting. Was it?
Ipswich Treasures
Price: Free! Words: 3,140. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
A small sample of images and stories about Ipswich, Queensland
2014 U.S. Navy Report: Sexual Harassment and Inappropriate Behavior in the Blue Angels Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron Creating a Hostile Work Environment
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,600. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The inappropriate behaviors and criminal conduct documented in this report reflect poorly on the Navy in general and Naval Aviation in particular.
Sputnik The Soviet Challenge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,570. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Technology / Aeronautics, Astronautics & Space Science
Sputnik's launch put the United States scientific and military programs up against it. The U.S. Vanguard rockets began orbiting only months later. Yet there was a sense of urgency for the U.S. to catch up to its Cold War rival. U.S. Politicians, especially President Eisenhower, were pressured to step up testing of scientific and military rockets in order to bring the U.S. forward in the Space Age.
Caribbean Piracy: Pirates and Privateers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / General, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 16th Century
The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw the emergence of a new threat to government and organized society. Privateers and pirates raided along the coast of powerful countries and were, at times, at war with England, France, and Spain. They developed their own system of rules, a code of morality, and a very rough form of government.
Templari e Crociati in Sardegna
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 23,230. Language: Italian. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history, Nonfiction » History » European
The first book about the Knights Templar and Hospitaller Order in Sardinia during the Middle Ages
How F. W. Boreham Won the War of Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by John Broadbanks Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » History » Biography
F. W. Boreham was one of the most prolific authors of the twentieth century, but this book tells of the crisis Boreham experienced during the First World War that led to him discovering and adopting a winning style of communication.
Bums: An Oral History of the Brooklyn Dodgers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 207,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The ultimate story of baseball's most storied and beloved franchises, told in the words of da Bums themselves, and weaved into a can't-put-it down account by the master of the oral history and author of numerous best sellers, Peter Golenbock. Winner of the Casey Award for best baseball book of the year, now available for the first time in electronic format.
Heroes in Obscurity A Vietnam Era Junior Officer's Stories of Unsung Heroes and of Life on Small Navy Auxiliary Ships
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
James Duermeyer began his writing with this book, Heroes in Obscurity, followed by three historical fiction novels. Heroes in Obscurity is a candid, humorous, and humble memoir account of a junior Naval officer during the Vietnam War. Whether the reader is an armchair warrior, one who has served, or a military family member, Heroes in Obscurity is a heart felt, engaging collection of tales.