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Atlas du Québec
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Price: Free! Words: 16,220. Language: French. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
L’Atlas du Québec est un guide destiné aux étudiants pour l’interprétation d’anciennes cartes géographiques. Les trois étapes de cette démarche sont illustrées par un grand nombre de cartes et de plans de différentes époques. Le livre est complété par une liste des cartes, un répertoire de cartothèques, un lexique, une bibliographie, un index des auteurs et une notice biographique.
Experiencing The Death of Elvis: Another Childhood Tragedy (Essay)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
On the day that Steve Jobs died in October 2011, I felt an immense sadness not for the technological visionary who just passed away but for another cultural icon who changed the world for an earlier generation. The death of Elvis Presley in 1977 that cast a long shadow over my childhood, as my mother loved him more than either my father or myself. (A 3,230-word essay.)
Massachusetts Covered Bridges
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Series: Covered Bridges of North America, Book 7. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,630. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
A Source book for Photographers and Explorers Descriptions to all of Massachusetts 11 Remaining Historic Covered Bridges, as well as photos. GPS Positions and written directions. Photo tips for each bridge. A short history of Covered Bridges in North America and a review of the various Truss Types.
Understanding North Korea: Demystifying the World's Most Misunderstood Country
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Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 17,840. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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North Korea is one of the world's least understood, yet most important countries, all the more so with the recent death of Kim Jong Il. Almost no book, article, or other media makes sense of North Korea or presents it simply, without sensationalism or polarization. This brief book does.
The Red Fort
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,080. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A year after the Crimean War ended, an uprising broke out in India which was to have equal impact on the balance of world power and the British Empire's role in world affairs. The revolt was against the East India Company which, not entirely against its will, had assumed responsibility for administering large parts of India.
Liberty
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Price: Free! Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Presents “the making of a hero least likely,” when George Washington, in the final months of 1776, leads the bedraggled Continental Army. They are chased out of New York, down New Jersey, vomited half-naked on the Pennsylvania bank of the Delaware, then finally turn, charge...and become America. A full-length play first performed in New York, 1978.
The Nazi Hydra in America: Suppressed History of a Century - Wall Street and the Rise of the Fourth Reich
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 288,910. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011 by Progressive Press. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Exposes how US elitists launched Hitler, then recouped Nazi assets to lay the postwar foundations of a modern police state, complete with controlled corporate media. Fascists won WWII because they ran both sides. "A valuable history of the relationship between big business in the United States and European fascism...The story is shocking and sobering and deserves to be widely read."– Howard Zinn
Warren
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The body of this text covers the life and pre-mature death of Warren Harding. He achieved prominence in 1920, when he was elected President of the United States. His death was untimely, and is veiled in mystique, primarily because Mrs. Harding would not allow an autopsy. We want to share our conclusion with you to see if you agree.
Toilets, Bathtubs, Sinks, and Sewers: A History of the Bathroom
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,340. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » World
A fascinating, lively account of toilets, tubs, and sanitation systems with intriguingly catchy chapter titles from "Splish, Splash, the First Bath," "The Queen's Toilet," "Ugh, Gross!" to "Bathrooms Beyond Belief." This updated ebook edition underscores the need to raise global awareness that 2.6 billion people live without proper and sustainable sanitation.
Piąta Komenda
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 14,940. Language: Polish. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Historia największej prowokacji tajnych służb komunistycznej Polski. Czym była fikcyjna Piąta Komenda WiN? Czy prowokatorzy jeszcze żyją?
Christmas Customs of Old Whitby
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Some recollections of old Christmas customs in the ancient seaport of Whitby, which lies on the North East Coast of England. The booklet covers ancient customs some probably dating back to Pagan times, such as the visitations of the 'Vessel Cup Singers'. It also includes descriptions of the special delicacies that were eaten at Yuletide in this mysterious old Yorkshire seaport.
Death At A Hell's Angels' Funeral: Driving Past The Memories (Essay)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: American English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
With hundreds of police officers lining the street across from the cemetery on one side, and 3,000 Hell's Angels attending a funeral and a shooting at the same service inside the cemetery, the resulting traffic jam between the two sides made for an interesting Saturday afternoon on 10/15/2011. (A 3,730-word essay.)
Real Slave Talk, Freedom through words
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
This book is a gift from God, it is a basic insight of the clearest solution of modern day problems.
The Sultan's Organ
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Price: $3.45 USD. Words: 26,880. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Thomas Dallam took the gift of an extraordinary automatic organ from Queen Elizabeth to the Sultan of Turkey. He kept a diary of his thrilling odyssey and its triumphant conclusion. Faithfully translated into prose more easily digested by the modern reader, unembellished and unedited, this illuminating historical source is presented as if its Elizabethan author were alive today.
Oil under Sherwood Forest
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,200. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Reference
britain is an island so supplies have to be imported. during both world wars the germans decided starvation - food for the people, oil for machinery, would be effective. discovering oil in the middle of nottinghamshire made a difference. this is the story.
A Good Cup of Joe
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,580. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of articles I wrote while serving in Afghanistan. They take a humorous look at life in combat. They tell the story about life that is not shown in the movies.
A Story of Vietnam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 133,260. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
A Story of Vietnam is the first comprehensive and inclusi history of Vietnam written in English. It provides a serious reading material to students interested in Asia. To the hyphenated Vietnamese,it presents a keen reference tool to decipher the ethnic and cultural idiosyncrasies they encounter everyday at home. Finally, this book can introduce the country of Vietnam to the discerning traveler.
The Manifesto Montecristi by Jose Marti (Full Text)./Introductory annotation by Atidem Aroha.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » South American
José Julián Martí y Pérez was born in Havana, Cuba on January 28, 1853. He is one of the most renowned writers in the history of Cuba and Latin America. He essentially devoted his life to the cause of independence and to the foundation of a new Cuban nation. As we perceive in the Montecristi Manifesto, Martí was a talented humanist.
The Two Faces of Lee Harvey Oswald
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,530. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Of all the millions of words written in anger or certainty regarding arguably the greatest murder mystery of all time, the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, one testimony remains glaringly absent.
Revolution in Cairo (hour by hour story)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
First edition. 'Life on Mohamed Mahmoud street goes at usual pace, just like on every other street in this district of the city – people go shopping, meet their friends, spend their time out on the roofs of old tenements. Everything is so „normal”. And then, on one winter day this „normality” disappeared and everything became completely different and this happened on the day of 25th January, 2011'